Compare Melodyne Versions

Melodyne 5

Not sure which version of Melodyne 5 is for you? Use the grid below to compare their features.

To put it very simply:

  • Essential does very basic pitch editing.
  • Assistant adds in-depth editing and Audio-to-MIDI.
  • Editor adds Polyphony and Tempo Editing.
  • Studio adds Multi-track, Sound Editor and Quantize-to-track functionality.
Essential Assistant Editor Studio
Algorithms [New] Melodic Algorithm with sibilant detection – for perfect yet invariably natural-sounding results
☑️
☑️
☑️
☑️
Polyphonic (DNA Direct Note Access) – Piano, guitar, string quartet, etc. ☑️ ☑️
Percussive – Drums, percussion, drum loops, etc.
☑️
☑️
☑️
☑️
Universal – Complex, polyphonic material without DNA Direct Note Access
☑️
☑️
☑️
☑️
Tools
Main Tool – Pitch center, position, length, note separations
☑️
☑️
☑️
☑️
Pitch – Pitch center, pitch transitions
☑️
☑️
☑️
Vibrato – Intensity/direction of vibrato and trills
☑️
☑️
☑️
Pitch drift – Intensity/direction of pitch drift
☑️
☑️
☑️
Formants – Shift formants, control formant transitions
☑️
☑️
☑️
Amplitude – Control the amplitude of notes, amplitude transitions, muting
☑️
☑️
☑️
Timing – Control the position, length and quantization of notes
☑️
☑️
☑️
Time handles – Vary the pace of developments within a note
☑️
☑️
☑️
Attack speed – Control the starting transients and percussiveness of notes
☑️
☑️
☑️
Note separation – Insert, delete and move note separations
☑️
☑️
☑️
[New] Fade Tool – perfect control of dynamics with note-based fades
☑️
☑️
☑️
[New] Sibilant Tool – per-note adjustment of volume ratio between pitched and unpitched vocal sounds; de-essing
☑️
☑️
☑️
Functions
Multi-tracking – view and manage multiple tracks in a single window
☑️
Multitrack Note Editing – edit the notes of multiple tracks simultaneously
☑️
Track-transcending Macros – apply the macros to multiple tracks simultaneously
☑️
Quantize to reference track – Carry over the timing of one track to another
☑️
Sound Editor – Change the timbre by adjusting the balance between partials
☑️
DNA Direct Note Access – algorithms for polyphonic instruments such as piano and guitar
☑️
☑️
Editing of individual notes within chords – with all the tools and macros
☑️
☑️
Extended tempo functions – map and edit sudden or gradual changes of tempo
☑️
☑️
Extended scale functions – create and modify scales; extract scales from audio material
☑️
☑️
Audio-to-MIDI – export notes to a MIDI file
☑️
☑️
☑️
Inspectors – swift access to all parameters
☑️
☑️
☑️
Tempo Editor - Edit tempo changes within a recording
☑️
☑️
Note Assignment Mode – Correct any note detection errors
☑️
☑️
☑️
☑️
Cut, copy and paste – Rearrange material using clipboard functions
☑️
☑️
☑️
☑️
Macros for pitch and timing – Automatic, intelligent correction and optimization of notes
☑️
☑️
☑️
☑️
Edit scales – Alter scales or create your own
☑️
☑️
Scale Detective – Extract scales from audio
☑️
☑️
Compatibility
Stand-alone mode – Run Melodyne as an independent application
☑️
☑️
☑️
☑️
Plug-in operation – Run Melodyne as an AU, VST, RTAS, AAX or ARA plug-in in compatible DAWs
☑️
☑️
☑️
☑️
Rewire – Run Melodyne in stand-alone mode as a Rewire client
☑️
☑️
☑️
☑️
32-/64-bit compatibility – Run Melodyne as a native application on 32-/64-bit systems
☑️
☑️
☑️
☑️
Intercompatibility – Open and edit projects created by other editions
☑️
☑️
☑️
☑️

Decided?


Melodyne 5 Essential
$99
Add to cart
  • Basic note editing

  • Melodyne 5 Assistant
    $239
    Add to cart
  • In-depth editing
  • Audio-to-MIDI

  • Melodyne 5 Editor
    $399
    Add to cart
  • In-depth editing
  • Audio-to-MIDI
  • Polyphony
  • Tempo editing

  • Melodyne 5 Studio
    $699
    Add to cart
  • In-depth editing
  • Audio-to-MIDI
  • Polyphony
  • Tempo editing
  • Multitracking
  • Sound Editor
  • Quantize-to-track
  • If you already own a previous version of Melodyne, you can upgrade for a discounted price.

    Check out all the available options here