Harmony Engine Evo

Vocal Modeling Harmony Generator
The Quickest, Easiest Tool For Creating Realistic Vocal Harmonies

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Harmony Engine Evo

Whether you’re an experienced vocal arranger, a songwriter looking for that perfect backup vocal, or a composer experimenting with unique vocal effects, Harmony Engine Evo gives you entirely new ways to create the harmony parts you hear in your head. 

Harmony Engine Evo incorporates Antares' groundbreaking Evo™ Voice Processing Technology for faster, more accurate pitch detection, smoother, artifact-free pitch shifting, and seamless, natural-sounding (if you want it to be) throat modeling. And with 5 channels of Antares' unique CHOIR Vocal Multiplier, you can create huge vocal ensembles out of a single vocal line.

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Harmony Engine Evo

With four independent harmony voices, a variety of powerful harmony generating modes, humanization features for natural sounding performances, and a flexible real-time preset system for harmony and vocal type, Harmony Engine Evo provides incredibly easy-to-use tools to quickly and easily produce virtually any vocal arrangement you can imagine. In fact, experimenting with different harmonies is so easy (and, dare we suggest, fun), you may find yourself using Harmony Engine Evo to explore harmonic alternatives you may have never otherwise considered.

Key Harmony Engine Evo features include:

  • Antares' groundbreaking Evo™ Voice Processing Technology for faster, more accurate pitch detection and smoother, artifact-free pitch shifting.
  • Four high-quality, formant-corrected harmony voices with independent vocal character, vibrato, and pan settings
  • Five channels of our unique CHOIR Vocal Multiplier, to let you turn each voice into 2, 4, or 8 individual unison voices, perfect for creating jaw-droppingly amazing choirs out of a single vocal line
  • Antares Throat Modeling technology that lets you process each harmony voice through a physical model of the human vocal tract
  • A variety of innovative Harmony Control modes, from fully automatic to individual control of every note:
    • Fixed or Scale Intervals: Simply set the key and harmony voice intervals and let Harmony Engine Evo do the rest
    • Chord Degrees or Chord Name: Define your harmony chord-by-chord, complete with inversions and variable vocal ranges
    • Chord by MIDI: Define your harmony in real time via a MIDI controller or pre-recorded MIDI track
    • MIDI Omni: Directly "play" the four harmony voices as if they were voices of a synth or sampler
    • MIDI Channel: Use four separate MIDI channels for absolute control over each note of your vocal arrangement
  • Spread and Register controls that allow you to quickly and intuitively set the pitch range and harmony style of your vocal arrangement
  • Humanize functions that provide selectable amounts of variation to each harmony voice for realistic, natural sounding results
  • A Freeze function that allows a unique variety of backup vocal effects by letting you instantly freeze pitch and/or formant articulation
  • A Harmony Preset matrix that lets you create up to 15 complete harmony settings and instantaneously recall them in real time or via automation
  • A Voice Parameter Preset matrix that lets you create and instantly recall up to 6 different "vocal groups"
  • Five-channel output capability (host dependent) that lets you assign or export the original input and each of the four harmony voices to their own channels for further processing
  • And lots more...

Harmony Engine Evo. The quickest, easiest tool for harmony creation. From the worldwide leader in professional vocal processing technology.

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Audio

Time


Allen Papouban uses Harmony Engine Evo with vocalist Holly Prothman to create the harmonies in his song, Time. The CHOIR function is used to thicken up the backing vocals in the first half of the song, while the second half features five-part harmony.

Sing in Harmony


Composer Jeff Essex recorded Jerry Kennedy singing the lead vocal, then used Harmony Engine Evo's MIDI Channel mode to produce all of the harmony parts, including the integrated CHOIR on some of the phrases.

A Full Production


Producer/DJ/remixer Morgan Page uses Harmony Engine Evo to create backup harmonies for his song, On My Chest.

A Pop Ballad - Original Tracks


The original vocal track by singer/songwriter Paloma Ramos and piano accompaniment by co-writer Jason Poyner.

A Pop Ballad with Harmony Engine


MIDI data from Jason's original keyboard performance is used as harmony control input to a single instance of Harmony Engine Evo. At various points in the arrangement , the Formant Only Freeze function turn the harmony voices into wordless backup parts.

Country Folk


In this demo, Gerry Bassermann uses Harmony Engine Evo for the song Lift Us Away. Two vocal parts, each with Harmony Engine Evo.

Lift Us Away


Erik D and Stacey Dawn use Harmony Engine Evo on the vocals of this tasty bit of techno.

Upgrades to Harmony Engine Evo (64-bit)

To Upgrade, you will need the Registration Code from your current product. (If you can't find it, we can probably help. Go here.)

Upgrades to Harmony Engine Evo (64-bit) are available from the following products:

Upgrade From Upgrade Price
Harmony Engine Evo (32-bit) $19.99
Harmony Engine $49.00
Harmony EFX $129.00

System Requirements

Macintosh Versions
(Intel Processors only)

AAX Native (64 and 32-bit compatible)
• Pro Tools 10.3.6 or later (except Pro Tools SE and M-Powered Essential, which do not accept 3rd party plugins) 
• Mac OS 10.6.8 or later as required by your version of Pro Tools

RTAS

• Pro Tools 7.x to 10.x (except Pro Tools SE and M‑Powered Essential, which do not accept 3rd party plug-ins).
• Mac OS 10.5.x or later as required by your version of Pro Tools.

VST
• A certified compatible VST host program that supports the VST3 format.
• Mac OS 10.5.x or later as required by your host.

Audio Units
• A certified compatible host program that supports the Audio Units format. 
• Mac OS 10.5.x or later as required by your host.

The VST and AU versions can operate in both 64-bit and 32-bit modes.

PC Versions

AAX Native (64 and 32-bit compatible)
• Pro Tools 10.3.6 or later (except Pro Tools SE and M-Powered Essential, which do not accept 3rd party plugins) 
• Windows Vista or later as required by your version of Pro Tools

RTAS
• Pro Tools 7.x - 10.x (except Pro Tools SE and M‑Powered Essential, which do not accept 3rd party plugins). 
• Windows 7, Vista, or XP as required by your version of Pro Tools

VST
• A certified compatible host program that supports the VST2 or VST3 format.
• Windows 7, Vista as required by your host. (Not compatible with Windows XP.)

MIDI
Harmony Engine Evo's MIDI functions require that your host allow routing of MIDI to plug-ins. If your host application does not support the routing of MIDI to plug-ins, Harmony Engine Evo's MIDI functions will not operate (and trust us, you will be seriously bummed).

Harmony Engine Evo authorization requires an iLok USB smart key and the ability to access ilok.com (on any computer).