• Faster than real time encoding
  • Writes Dolby E WAV (two-mono or stereo) files and supports all Dolby metadata
  • Input Frame Rates: 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97 & 30 fps
  • Supports all Dolby E encoder program configurations including 5.1 + 2
  • Dolby E bit depth: 20 or 16 bit
  • Flexible channel routing, per-program configuration
  • Dolby E Metadata import: browse or drag & drop from WAVE files containing DBMD chunk or XML files
  • Display and update Dolby E and per-program metadata
  • Activation: PACE ilok (not included); CodeMeter Software license for Adobe Export plug-in, one license per instance

System Requirements:

  • Pace iLok USB Smart Key and PACE iLok.com account (not included)
  • Operating System: Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.12 / Windows 7 - 10
  • AudioSuite plug-in for Pro Tools 7.4 HD - 10.3.10; Media Composer Family 6 and 7
  • AAX AudioSuite plug-in for Pro Tools 10.3.6 - 12.8.x; Media Composer Family 8.1 or higher
  • 32/64 bit VST for qualified VST 2.4 host (Nuendo, Pyramix, Sequoia)
  • Apple Final Cut Pro Export plug-in (Final Cut 6 or 7)
  • Export plug-in for Adobe Premiere Pro CC / Adobe Media Encoder CC (requires CodeMeter software license: included)

High Performance Dolby E Encoder Plug-in

Dolby E Encoder for Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro, Media Composer, Symphony, NewsCutter & VST workstations including Nuendo, Fairlight, Sequoia & Pyramix


    Tested and approved for Pro Tools 12, the SurCode for Dolby® E Encoder plug-in encodes Dolby E files from discrete PCM in a convenient plug-in format. SurCode for Dolby E Encoder is the perfect way to integrate Dolby E into existing workflows on different audio workstations, among different studios and in various formats. From one simple interface, SurCode for Dolby E Encoder processes up to eight channels of audio with a variety of user selectable program configurations. These range from 5.1 plus stereo to four independent stereo or eight mono channels, including full input of Dolby E and program metadata.

Supported Platforms & Formats:
  • Pro Tools AAX 32/64 plug-in (M/W)
  • Pro Tools AudioSuite plug-in (M/W)
  • Media Composer family AudioSuite (M/W)
  • VST (M/W) - Supported hosts include Sequoia, Pyramix, Nuendo
  • OEM Module
  • AudioSuite for faster than real-time Dolby E encoding in Avid
  • Final Cut Pro Export plug-in for fast, convenient encoding of Dolby E
  • Faster Than Real Time Encoding
  • Full Metadata management
  • Use Plug-in templates as presets
  • DBMD import — Browse or Drag & Drop WAV files with Dolby <dbmd> metadata chunk
  • XML import — Browse or Drag & Drop XML-formatted metadata*

    SurCode for Dolby E Encoder & Media Composer:

    New Release: Version 2.3  
    Media Composer 7 Encode Dolby E right in Media Composer 7…Streamline your workflows, get more done.

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    SurCode for Dolby E Encoder & Pro Tools: Mac OS WindowsAAX

    Once installed, SurCode for Dolby E Decoder plug-in appears in the ”AudioSuite” menu of your ProTools workstation, allowing you to select and encode in sync with the project timeline. It’s as simple as selecting a file or part of a file in Pro Tools, going to the ”AudioSuite” menu and selecting SurCode for Dolby E encoder. Enter your metadata, hit encode, and watch the progress meter.


    Fully Certified

    Like all members of the SurCode family, SurCode for Dolby E is fully certified and licensed, ensuring complete interoperability across platforms and across the globe. The SurCode for Dolby E Encoder, when matched with the SurCode for Dolby E Decoder, creates the ultimate, file-based Dolby E workflow.

    Specifications subject to change without notice. Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.

    * To learn more about Dolby’s metadata standards, please click here.

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How to Activate your license:

  1. This product requires an iLok USB Smart Key dongle for licensing. If you do not have an iLok, you can purchase one directly on our website or at ilok.com.
  2. Go to ilok.com and create your own iLok account.
  3. Download and install the iLok License Manager.
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  5. Your license will be generated within one business day and you will receive a confirmation e-mail.
  6. Once your confirmation e-mail arrives, launch the iLok License Manager. At the top of their user interface, look at Available licenses. Select and right-click to Activate. This moves the license from the iLok server to your dongle.
  7. You are done! Your license can now be moved from one workstation to another by simply taking your iLok with you. Remember, your dongle contains your license! It also needs to be plugged in in order to use your MASI product.