Cycling '74 Announces Surround Processing And Mixing Technology

    AES • New York • October 7, 2005 - Cycling '74, a San Francisco-based music software company, today announced the development of UpMix, a surround processing and mixing software package. UpMix has been developed and tested by a team of surround sound professionals and utilizes proprietary algorithms to convert stereo audio into an immersive 6-channel mix suitable for Film, DVD, HD Broadcast and Music surround formats.
    In addition, UpMix allows the user to check a fold down mix, rotate the five channels, create a LFE channel and rearrange the channel order to conform to various surround formats. UpMix is not intended as a substitute for surround mixing but as an additional tool to increase productivity and ease in surround production.


    UpMix will be available in first quarter 2006 from Cycling '74 ( and its retail dealers.

    About Cycling '74

    Cycling '74 creates and distributes Mac OS and Windows software for audio, video, and multimedia innovators. Products include the Max/MSP/Jitter graphical programming environment, the Pluggo collections of Max/MSP-based audio plug-ins, the Radial loop-based composition and performance system, and the interactive algorithmic composition program M. Cycling '74 also releases creative musical and multimedia works through their c74 recording label and audio source libraries for musicians, sound designers and media producers through its Cycles series.
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    Cycling '74, 379A Clementina Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, 415-974-1818,