Celemony Melodyne 5 Essential

Celemony has released Melodyne 5, a major upgrade for the pitch correction software. The “Melodic” algorithm used for vocals in Melodyne 5 can now distinguish sibilants and breath sounds from pitched components, even when they overlap. While pitched components are handled in the traditional way that we all know and love, sibilants now follow different rules that accurately emulate the natural behavior of the human voice. All versions of Melodyne 5 get this new algorithm. Additionally, the Chord Track adapts notes with lightning speed to suit the song — chord recognition included. Toss a set of background vocals up a few steps and they’ll all land on their proper notes. And with the unique Fade Tool, you can create note-based fades — even in polyphonic recordings and samples.

All this is new:

  • The ability to edit pitched and noise-like components separately with the “Melodic” algorithm
  • A more musical analysis of pitch deviations
  • The Chord Track and Chord Grid for pitch editing, chord recognition
  • The Fade Tool and Leveling Macro for editing dynamics
  • An additional algorithm (“Percussive Pitched”) plus other algorithm improvements
  • Search functions for keyboard shortcuts, saving of shortcut sets

Celemony Melodyne 5 is available now, from Melodyne 5 essential at $99 up to Melodyne 5 Studio for $699. Updates range from $49 to $149. For users who registered Melodyne after 1 March 2020, updates are free. Melodyne 5 requires macOS 10.12 or later and a computer-based iLok account or iLok USB dongle (2nd or 3rd generation).