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McDSP Wins Emmy Award

McDSP Wins Emmy Award

Congratulations to McDSP for being honored with a 2017 Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development for their SA-2 Dialog Processor.


Founded in 1998 by Colin McDowell, McDSP makes some of the most widely used and respected plug-ins in the audio industry. Almost every audio professional uses and loves their products. We love them so much we have been Educational parterns with them for 12+ years! Our entire team uses McDSP plug-ins in our studio projects, as well as our Pro Tools Training courses. We are honored to be in such rarefied company.

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The SA-2 Dialog Processor has been recognized for its role in improving the overall sound of recorded speech for some of television’s most popular shows. The SA-2 is based on hardware originally conceived by Academy Award winning re-recording mixer Mike Minkler and used on over 100 major motion pictures. Though the SA-2 is designed to improve the overall sound of recorded speech, it’s not just for dialog. It’s also equally useful for vocals, and is a great tool for adjusting the timbre of any track, a reliable de-esser, and a fine multi-frequency compressor.

from Colin McDowell:
“Receiving our first Emmy is a tremendous honor and we are very grateful for the Television Academy‘s recognition,” said McDSP Founder & CTO, Colin McDowell. “We’d like to thank our clients who continue to use our software on so many popular shows. It is their dedication to bringing the best sound to the audience that inspires us to continue developing new ways to make their needs a reality.”

Company Statement
McDSP is an innovative and award-winning Silicon Valley audio software company founded in 1998 by Colin McDowell. McDSP technology can be found in pro audio plug-ins for popular digital audio workstations including Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, and Avid live sound systems. McDSP audio algorithms are also used by companies such as Audiokinetic, Bioware, and Microsoft, and in consumer products like the LouderLogic iOS audio player.

Educational Discount for Pro Tools Training:
As an Educational Partners with McDSP, ProMedia students are eligible for educational discounts directly from McDSP. Once you've attended one of our Pro Tools Training courses, you are eligible to receive EDU discounts by filling out the form found on this page: McDSP EDU Program

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