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Spectralayers comparison chart

Both SpectraLayers versions feature all the core editing and layering capabilities that make this application a creative powerhouse. SpectraLayers Elements has everything you need for critical repair and restoration work. SpectraLayers Pro delivers more selection tools, intelligent processes and workflow benefits, including ARA 2 support for realtime DAW integration. This level of functionality and program integration takes SpectraLayers into unparalleled realms of creative sound design.

Editing tools

SpectraLayers Pro 7
SpectraLayers Elements 7
Eraser
Amplifier
Clone Stamp
Frequency Repair

User interface

SpectraLayers Pro 7
SpectraLayers Elements 7
Modern, Dark, Flat-Design Look
High-DPI/Retina Support
Unified Interface with Flexible Layout
Customizable UI Brightness
VU Meter
Spectral Playhead

Display settings

SpectraLayers Pro 7
SpectraLayers Elements 7
Composite View
Min/Max Amplitude
FFT Size
Resolution
Brightness Curve
Selection Opacity
Selection Range (Time, Frequency)
FFT Window
Range Settings (Wave, Time, Frequency, 3D)

Unmix

SpectraLayers Pro 7
SpectraLayers Elements 7
Unmix Layers into Stems
Full
Vocals only
Unmix Layers into Components

Edit

SpectraLayers Pro 7
SpectraLayers Elements 7
Undo/Redo
Maximum Undo Levels
64
8
Cut/Copy/Paste/Delete
Heal
Transform
External editors
Up to 3
1

Selection options

SpectraLayers Pro 7
SpectraLayers Elements 7
Select All/Deselect/Reselect
Invert Selection/Invert Selection Frequencies
Modify Selection (Expand/Contract/Fade)
Select Similar
Load/Save Selections

Processing

SpectraLayers Pro 7
SpectraLayers Elements 7
Generate (Silence, Tone, Noise)
Amplitude (Gain, Channel Remixer)
Imprint
Noise Reduction
Reverb Reduction
Hum Reduction
Click Repair
Clip Repair
De-Esser
Voice Denoiser
VST 3 plug-in support

Transform tools

SpectraLayers Pro 7
SpectraLayers Elements 7
Move
Move Selection

Selection tools

SpectraLayers Pro 7
SpectraLayers Elements 7
Time/Frequency Range Selection
Marquee Selection (Rectangular, Elliptical)
Lasso Selection (Lasso, Polygonal Lasso)
Brush Selection
Magic Wand Selection
Frequency/Harmonics Selection
Transient Selection

Editing tools

SpectraLayers Pro 7
SpectraLayers Elements 7
Eraser
Amplifier
Clone Stamp
Frequency Repair

Drawing tools

SpectraLayers Pro 7
SpectraLayers Elements 7
Frequency Pencil
Noise Spray

Measurement tools

SpectraLayers Pro 7
SpectraLayers Elements 7
Spectral Markers and Regions
Measurement Tools (Sampler, Plot, Statistics)

Navigation tools

SpectraLayers Pro 7
SpectraLayers Elements 7
Hand
Zoom
3D
Playback

System requirements

SpectraLayers Pro 7
SpectraLayers Elements 7
Operating systems (Windows)
Windows 10 (64-bit)
Windows 10 (64-bit)
Operating systems (Mac)
macOS Mojave, macOS Catalina
macOS Mojave, macOS Catalina
CPU recommended
64-bit Intel or AMD multi-core
64-bit Intel or AMD multi-core
RAM minimum
4 GB
4 GB
RAM recommended
8 GB
8 GB
Hard disk free space
4 GB
4 GB
Display resolution minimum
1280 x 720
1280 x 720
Display resolution recommended
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Graphics
OpenGL 3.3 compatible graphics card (DirectX 11 recommended) (Windows only)
OpenGL 3.3 compatible graphics card (DirectX 11 recommended) (Windows only)
OS compatible audio hardware
Internet connection for
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