BIAS Inc. has announced that the audio cleaning application SoundSoap 2 is now shipping. In addition, the company has introduced a series of rebates that include a US$20 savings off the purchase of SoundSoap 2 and Peak LE, $49 off the price of Peak 4.1, SoundSoap Pro and Deck 3.5 and $59 savings on Peak 4.1 Mastering & restoration Edition, which bundles Peak 4.1 and SoundSoap Pro with the 10-band mastering equalizer application SuperFreq. Products must be purchased and registered before Dec. 31 to be eligible for the rebates.
SoundSoap 2 offers such new features as the addition of de-click, de-crackle and enhance controls and support for Audio Units, RTAS and Audio Suite-compatible host applications. Pricing is US$99, with those who purchased SoundSoap before Oct. 1 able to upgrade to version 2.0 for $49. Anyone who purchased the original SoundSoap after Oct. 1 can upgrade for free. System requirements call for Mac OS X v10.2, a G4 processor running 400MHz, 128MB RAM, 20MB available hard drive space and QuickTime 6.5.