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Sound Grinder Sound Grinder Pro Library Monkey Library Monkey Pro
GLOBAL FEATURES
Universal Binary Support X X X X
Spot to Pro Tools™   X   X
Spot to Logic Audio™   X   X
Droplets X X X X
Conversion Presets X X X X
Rapid Convert X X X X
Drag-n-drop into DAW session     X X
Video Track Preview X X X X
SUPPORTED FILE FORMATS
AIFF X X X X
AMR Narrowband X X X X
AU X X X X
FLAC X X X X
MP3 X X X X
        LAME Encoder X X X X
        FhG Encoder   X   X
MP3 HD   X   X
MP3 Surround   X   X
MPEG 4 Audio X X X X
OGG/FLAC X X X X
OGG/Vorbis X X X X
Quicktime Movie X X X X
Sonic Solutions (import)   X   X
Sound Designer II X X X X
WAVE / BWAVE X X X X
METADATA SUPPORT (import/export/view/edit)
iTunes Library Import X X
Broadcast Extension import/export only X X X
FLAC Comments X X X X
ID3 Tags X X X X
MPEG 4 Metadata X X X X
Pro Tools™* Metadata import/export only X X X
Quicktime Metadata X X X X
Soundminer* Metadata     import/view/edit import/view/edit
Vorbis Comments X X X X
WAVE Info X X X X
Artwork support and mapping X X X X
Batch-Import Metadata (CSV)   X   X
Automatic metadata mapping on export X X X X
User-defined metadata mapping on export X X X
Auto-fill metadata on export X X X X
BATCH PROCESSING
One-window design X X X X
Advanced batch processing with plug-ins and Portion Control   X   X
Batch processing from Database     X X
Presets X X X X
Rapid Convert X X X X
Droplets X X X X
Export specified portion   X   X
Export regions with auto-regioning   X   X
Export loops   X   X
Automatic plug-in tail extension   X   X
Forced sample rate support   X   X
Pull-up/Pull-Down sample rates X X X X
Export to original folder X X X X
Retain original folder structure X X X X
Output naming options basic basic/user-defined basic/user-defined basic/user-defined
PLUG-INS
Audio Units plug-ins   X   X
VST plug-ins   X   X
Monkey Tools plug-ins   X   X
        DC Offset   X   X
        Gain   X   X
        Insert Silence   X   X
        Invert   X   X
        Swap Channels   X   X
        Trim   X   X
Load factory and stored presets   X   X
Create custom presets   X   X
Plugin validation   X   X
Enable/disable plug-in   X   X
WAVEFORM EDITOR
High-resolution waveform editor   X   X
Edit long duration assets with efficiency   X   X
Waveform overview   X   X
Video track display   X   X
Multi-channel file support   X   X
Resizable channel display   X   X
Mute/solo channel on playback   X   X
Cut/copy/paste/paste to beginning/paste to end   X   X
Delete/crop   X   X
Add/remove channel   X   X
Auto-Region   X   X
Export regions   X   X
Auto-Trim   X   X
Non-destructive fades   X   X
Loops   X   X
Regions   X   X
Markers   X   X
Selectable horizontal units   X   X
Selectable vertical units   X   X
Snap-to-zero crossing   X   X
Full playback transport controls   X   X
Apply gain   X   X
Apply plug-in   X   X
Change sample rate   X   X
Insert silence   X   X
Invert   X   X
Make silence   X   X
Normalize   X   X
Remove DC   X   X
Resample   X   X
Reverse   X   X
Swap channels   X   X
UI Color customization   X   X
DATABASE
One-window design     X X
Import files and folders     X X
CD ripping with index support       X
Import to database from tab-delimited text documents     X X
Display assets in file-system hierarchy     X X
Automatically updated Smart Sets     X X
User-defined Sets with custom hierarchy     X X
Multiple temporary bins     X X
Advanced searching     X X
Recent search recall     X X
Search within search results     X X
Custom database fields     X X
Database import/export     X X

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