Yes. In October 2018, Dolby informed its customers that VM600 will be withdrawn from sale on January 15,
No. While both VM600 and ATS are software products designed to simplify and automate broadcast audio workflows, VM600 is a dedicated solution to provide file-based CALM and EBU loudness analysis and correction,
AudioTools Server is a scalable automated file-based audio ecosystem using modules of our own design as well as those from partners in the industry, including Dolby.
Absolutely! AudioTools Server supports every integration, file format, and Dolby encoding/decoding option available in VM600, but offers additional features and capabilities. Migrating all of your DP600/VM600 profiles to ATS can be part of your AudioTools Server project.
ATS adds a host of valuable features. These include load balancing, the option to license through a physical USB dongle in addition to a license server, local data storage along with FTP and SFTP, access to QuickTime ProRes containers, support for 32-bit PCM audio, more flexible scalability, and the ability to conditionally process complex files.
You can visit the Minnetonka Audio website or download our white paper which explores how AudioTools Server makes the most of automated file-based workflows.
AudioTools Server is available directly from Minnetonka Audio. Because each system is highly customized, your journey begins by working directly with one of our sales specialists.