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What is it
What it does
How it works?
How different speakers and headphones sound when playing an audio signal before calibration
Speaker and headphone calibration
Software supports speaker setups from stereo, to 5.1. and up to 9.1.6. Atmos rooms.
DAW plugin and standalone app
Save time with translation check
Ability to control target curve and modes
Various target modes - select flat to set the frequency response target to be neutral across all frequencies, create your presets or work on Dolby Atmos music target curve.
Zero latency processing
Sonarworks tech used and loved by 140,000+ studios and 55+ Grammy-Awarded-Engineers worldwide
Windows: 10, 11
MacOS: 10.14, 10.15, 11 Big Sur, 12 Monterey, 13 Ventura
Audio interface with +48v Phantom Power supportSupported setups: from 2.0 Stereo up to 9.1.6 Atmos Learn more about multichannel
Frequently asked questions
SoundID Reference supports over 480 headphone models. Moreover, we are constantly increasing the number of supported headphones.
You can find all SoundID Reference supported headphone models here.
To try out speaker calibration you will need a measurement microphone. You can buy the measurement microphone from our store or use your own. You can use any omnidirectional condenser measurement microphone. Please note that we will not be able to consult the calibration outcome if you are not using an individually calibrated microphone.
We have provided multiple upgrade options for customers who already own a Reference 3 or Reference 4 license. Here you can find out all details about upgrade options https://www.sonarworks.com/soundid-reference/upgrade-info
SoundID Reference is the recent successor of Reference 4 software. Our latest software version delivers the same consistently accurate reference sound so you can trust every mixing decision. But with the new update, we have added new features like translations check and powerful custom target curve adjustments and made significant improvements to even further improve your workflow. Find out more in this article.
Yes, you can. Your existing mic is fully compatible with the latest SoundID Reference software version and there's no need to purchase a new one nor to re-measure the room and speakers. Remeasurement is required if you have moved things around the studio.
All digital products are delivered via email immediately after the purchase. All physical deliverable items from Sonarworks store are shipped by DHL Express within 2-3 working days in the EU and 3-5 working days in the rest of the world. If we are out of stock, purchases are usually delivered within 2-3 weeks. But don't worry, it happens very rarely.
No worries! We grant a 14-day money-back guarantee from the order date on any digital item or from the date of delivery on any shippable item you buy at Sonarworks online store. If you are not completely satisfied, please contact support team to arrange the return.
Available payment methods include credit and debit cards (VISA, MasterCard, AmEx, Discovery un Diners Club), Paypal (outside of the United States), Splitit (in the United States), and Klarna payments in Austria, The Netherlands, Germany, Finland, Belgium, Spain, France, and Italy.
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