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 Soundminer Desktop Product - Feature Comparison

Features HD Basic HDplus V5 V5pro
Highly advanced boolean search engine YES YES YES YES
Advanced Search YES YES YES YES
Unlimited local database creation YES YES YES YES
Read Soundminer v4/v5 metadata YES YES YES YES
Read id3 metadata (2.3) YES YES YES YES
Read BEXT WAV data YES YES YES YES
Read IXML metadata YES YES YES YES
Read Steinberg, Adobe metadata YES YES YES YES
User control of Search Engine's Full index YES YES YES YES
Output WAV/AIF/FLAC YES YES YES YES
Playback Higher Sampling Rates up to 96khz up to 192khz up to 192khz up to 192khz
Output Higher Sampling Rates 44.1/48khz up to 192khz up to 192khz up to 192khz
Support for Custom Database Profiles YES YES YES YES
Locked searching/Search in specific field YES YES YES YES
Auto Play/Skip Silence YES YES YES YES
Highly accurate wave form editor YES YES YES YES
Waveform Zoom Partial YES YES YES
Varispeed playback on transfers YES YES YES YES
Customizable interface colours YES YES YES YES
Loop/Sum to Mono YES YES YES YES
Support for Drag and Drop YES YES YES YES
Smart Drag Support YES YES YES YES
Advanced File Renaming on output YES YES YES YES
Customized field display options YES YES YES YES
Import/Export Text YES YES YES YES
Remerge Text NO YES YES YES
Customize Key Commands YES YES YES YES
Import/Display Artwork YES YES YES YES
Tag/Mark Files While Searching YES YES YES YES
Folder Browser YES YES YES YES
Tracking and Recall of Auditioned Files YES YES YES YES
Built in Check for Illegal Characters YES YES YES YES
Embed metadata on source and output files YES YES YES YES
Filter/Meta Browser support YES YES YES YES
Library Weighting YES YES NO NO
Launch Pad support YES YES YES YES
Lyric Display/Lyric searching YES YES YES YES
Randomize Results YES YES YES YES
Coreaudio/Soundcard support YES YES YES YES Multi-channel
Single Field Metadata Edit Description/Category only All fields All fields All fields
Batch Field Edit Preset Assign Preset Assign Preset & Detail Options Preset/Detail/Advanced Options
Assign Artwork Limited YES YES YES - multiple ways
Workflow Metadata Editor NO ProPack only NO YES
Find and Replace with REGEX NO ProPack only NO YES
Screen Set support NO YES YES YES
Project Area support Transfer History only Folders/Playlist Folders/Playlists/Spot Folders/Playlist/Spot
Project Import/Export NO YES YES YES
Project level Metadata Support NO NO YES YES
Read Legacy Metadata (SMv3, mTools, Finder Comments) NO NO YES YES
Rewire support NO 2 Channel 2 Channel 20 Channel
Rewire Synch NO NO NO YES
Spot to Timeline NO YES YES YES
Spot as Region NO YES YES YES
Batch Transfer with Conversion NO YES YES YES
Batch Referenced Transfers YES YES YES YES
Mirror Batch conversion NO Up to 1000 files YES YES
Mirror Source Folders/Create New Organization Upon Output NO NO YES YES
Multi-channel support YES - monitor 2 channel YES - monitor 2 channel YES - monitor 2 channel YES - monitor multi-channel
Multi-channel Leg picker NO ProPack only NO YES
VSTRack NO ProPack only NO YES
Server Support NO Server Pack only NO YES
HTTP Support NO Server Pack only NO YES
Connect to Musicminer(Web Portal) NO Server Pack only NO YES
Import Video NO NO NO YES
Live Re-Record NO ProPack only NO YES
Auto-Fade NO ProPack only YES YES
Show Dirty Records NO YES YES YES
Time domain Design NO NO NO YES
Intelligent Transfers NO NO NO YES
Vertical Zoom NO NO NO YES
Inline Waveforms NO NO NO YES
Script Engine Support NO NO NO YES
Date Based Searching NO NO NO YES
Single Drag Secondary transfers NO NO NO YES
Multi-Meta tag Editor NO NO NO YES
Supervisor Panel NO NO NO YES
Colour coding NO NO YES YES
Thesaurus NO NO READ ONLY Custom USER
Waveform Markers Support NO NO NO YES
V5 Radium Sampler NO NO NO YES
Field Build Renaming NO NO YES YES
SM Daemon/Librarian functions NO NO NO YES
Soundchute Support NO MAC only YES YES