"There is no way I cannot give Penteo 16 Pro our Expert's Choice Award yet again"
Mike Thornton, Editor, Pro Tools Expert
Award Winning 5.1 / 7.1 + 3D Immersive Upmix / Downmix Plugin
Since 2012, our passion has been the pursuit of the best sounding Surround upmixer that always downmixes perfectly back to the original stereo.
Post-production sound designers, re-recording mixers, sound designers, composers and educators rely on Penteo to deliver an immediate, high quality, phaseless upmix from Stereo film, broadcast, streaming, VR /AR and education.
The all-new Penteo 16 Pro includes six products in one unified plugin that handles every Stereo, 5.1 / 7.1 Surround or 3D Immersive upmix or downmix scenario.
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"I like Penteo's simple interface and excellent natural, unforced immersive sound"
"Penteo always gives an upmix that is transparent and compatible when downmixed"
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Penteo 16 Pro Features
Do The Heavy Work
Switch between any format within the plugin
Time saver: no more plugin re-initiation
Self-detects up- or downmix mode
Unique Phaseless Process
Highest quality multichannel upmix
Perfect Downmix every time, for any format
High Quality Upmix +
Perfect Downmix Every Time
Best Quality 5.1 / 7.1
Award Winning Surround upmixing since 2013
Best sounding 5.1 /7.1 Upmix, perfect downmix
New Surround Formats: 3.0/3.1 TRI, 6.0/6.1
Stereo or Surround up/down to 16 channels
40+ Surround & Immersive formats included
Upmix to LCR, Quad, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1 => 9.1.6
Modes speed mixing workflows
Increase mix creativity by doing the heavy work
New Modes: Upper, Center, DropVox, BOOST
See your Sound
360 view of Surround or Immersive soundfield
Simultaneous 2D / 3D spatial views
New Modes: Dual-2D and Bi-Color
Upmix to 1st, 2nd, 3rd Order Ambisonics
Native AmbiX and FuMa formats support
Specialized Ambisonics controls and Visualizer
Perfect Downmix from any format to any format
Downmix to 7.1 , 6.1, 5.1, Quad, LCR or Stereo
Monitor warns when downmix is not 100% ITU
Integrated 3D Immersive & 5.1 / 7.1 Surround Downmixer
Upmix to 1st, 2nd 3rd Order Ambisonics
Native AmbiX and FuMa Format Support
Specialized Controls, Meters and Visualizer