• Use the decoder as a real-time Dolby E stream player for quality control
  • Input File: Dolby E WAV file format
  • Input Frame Rates: 30, 29.97, 25, 24, 23.976 fps
  • Output channels: Up to 8 channels, with program enables and individual channel mute/solo with easy bounce-to-disk
  • Peak and RMS metering
  • Supports all Dolby E program configurations
  • Dolby E bit depth: 24, 20 or 16 bit
  • Flexible channel routing, per-program configuration
  • Supports & displays Dolby E metadata
  • Stay in sync since the decoder synchronizes with the host's time line
  • Activation: PACE ilok (not included), 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
  • RTAS & AudioSuite plug-in for Pro Tools 7.4 HD - 10.3.10; Media Composer Family 6 and 7
  • AAX Real-Time and 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)
  • 64 bit VST for Adobe Premiere Pro CC (Up to CC 2017 v11.0.1)
  • Apple Final Cut Pro Export Plug-in (Final Cut 6 or 7)

High Performance Dolby E Decoder Plug-in

Dolby E Decoder for Pro Tools, Adobe Premiere Pro Creative Cloud, Final Cut Pro, Media Composer, Symphony, NewsCutter & VST workstations including Nuendo, Fairlight, Sequoia & Pyramix



Tested and approved for Pro Tools 12, SurCode for Dolby® E Decoder plug-in offers the unique ability to decode Dolby E files back to discrete PCM in a convenient software plug-in format. SurCode for Dolby E Decoder is the perfect way to integrate Dolby E into existing workflows on different audio workstations, in different studios and in various formats.

Supported Platforms & Formats:

  • Pro Tools 32 & 64 bit AAX plug-in (M/W)
  • Pro Tools RTAS plug-in (M/W)
  • Pro Tools AudioSuite plug-in (M/W)
  • Media Composer family AudioSuite, RTAS & AAX (M/W)
  • VST (M/W) - Supported hosts include Adobe Premiere Pro Creative Cloud, Sequoia, Premiere Pro CC, Pyramix, Nuendo
  • OEM Module
  • AudioSuite Decoder for faster than real-time Dolby E decoding in Pro Tools
  • Final Cut Pro Export decoder for fast, convenient decoding of Dolby E


New Release version 2.4 - Upgrade now!

SurCode for Dolby E and Pro Tools: Windows MAc OS RTASAAX

Playing back your files through an external decoder just to capture your audio back to a file is simply inefficient and time consuming. The Dolby E decoder plug-in appears in the insert chain on your channel strip with all other AAX, RTAS or AudioSuite plug-ins and will decode your audio in sync with the Pro Tools timeline. It’s as simple as a single click to drop SurCode for Dolby E Decoder into your Pro Tools mixer and select a Dolby E file. In a single pass, decode all 8 channels of a Dolby E stream in Pro Tools!


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.

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iLok Activation


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.
  4. Next, register your license with us. You will need your serial number, your iLok User ID and your contact details. Please fill out the form completely so we can recognize you correctly among our tens of thousands of customers.
  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.