Review Professional Audio 2018/07:
“HOFA offers with CD-Burn.DDP.Master a full mastering software at a sensational price. The fact that the complete plug-ins of HOFA are available for editing makes CD-Burn.DDP.Master a great tool, which you can use for the distribution of your own productions as well as the editing of your audio archive.”
(Pre-)Mastering Made Easy
HOFA CD-Burn.DDP.Master (App) is the ultimate tool for all mastering and pre-mastering tasks.
Import your audio files to edit them, set fade-ins and fade-outs and apply crossfades. Use the included HOFA plugins for high-quality audio processing (not available in the LE version). Use the Tag Editor to add track titles, artist and album information. Professional ISRC and EAN codes are supported.
Once you’re happy with your processing, you can export your project in various formats. Burn a CD, export a DDP image, export for vinyl, export WAV, AIFF, MP3 and much more.
|CD-Burn.DDP.Master PRO||CD-Burn.DDP.Master||CD-Burn.DDP.Master Plugin||CD-Burn.DDP.Master LE
(Mac App Store only)
|Burn Red Book Audio CDs||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Import Audio CDs||Yes||Yes||limited||Yes|
|Create DDP Images||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Mastering for Vinyl||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Free use of all HOFA plugins within CD-Burn||Yes||Yes|
|Insert Third-party VST3 and AU Plugins||Yes|
|Plugin Chain Presets||Yes|
|Clip Based Plugin Processing||Yes|
|Arranging files during import||Yes|
|Dithering||internal & third-party plugins||internal||internal|
|True Peak Normalization||Yes|
|Clip Processing (Editing, Fades, Crossfades)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Metadata||CD-Text, ISRC, EAN, additional ID3-Tags||CD-Text, ISRC, EAN||CD-Text, ISRC, EAN||CD-Text, ISRC, EAN|
|Audio Export with Metadata||advanced||basic||basic||basic|
|Customisable PQ Sheets||PDF, CSV|
|Multi CD Projects||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Multi Session CDs||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|DDP Player Maker Connection||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Can Be Inserted as a Plugin in Your DAW||Yes|
|Available in the Mac App Store||Yes|
Available in the Mac App Store
|Upgrade Price||99,90 € for owners of HOFA CD-Burn DDP-Master (App)||39,90 € for owners of CD-Burn & DDP V1 (Standalone)||39,90 € for owners of CD-Burn & DDP V1 (Plugin)|
|Included in||CD-Burn.DDP.Master (App + Plugin)|
Cut and trim your audio clips as you need.
There are 6 different fade curves for perfect fade-ins and fade-outs.
Simply move one clip on top of another to create a crossfade. All 6 fade curves can also be used for crossfades!
Free use of all HOFA plugins within CD-Burn
All HOFA plugins (total value: €1,018) can be used in the HOFA CD-Burn.DDP.Master (App) at no additional cost. You can process the sound of your master directly in the app. All plugin parameters can be automated.
Please note: This feature is not available in the CD-Burn.DDP.Master-Plugin and in the LE version.
The CD is still an important medium for music releases. With CD-Burn.DDP.Master you can create and burn Red Book compatible CDs and add additional information like CD-Text, ISRC and EAN codes to the CD.
A DDP image is a perfect copy of a CD with audio tracks, pauses, CD-Text etc. A checksum ensures the exact data transfer. Most CD these days are sent to the pressing plant as a DDP image. Using CD-Burn.DDP.Master you can create a DDP image with one mouse click that meets all professional standards!
Vinyl records are back in fashion!
CD-Burn.DDP.Master makes it extremely easy to prepare your music for vinyl distribution. Special markers define which tracks go on which side of the record. The predefined maximum length of the vinyl record is checked automatically.
Online distribution via iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, etc. are becoming increasingly important. You can export high-resolution audio files (WAV, AIFF, MP3 etc.) with meta data and even prepare an itmsp-package for iTunes directly from CD-Burn.DDP.Master!
Whether you’re working on a live recording, audio book or other long projects: a single CD is often not enough. With CD markers you can manage any number of CDs in one project and burn as a batch process or export as DDP images.
Beside the audio tracks, the multi-session feature allows you to store data on a CD that can be read by a computer. This way you can add pictures, videos, lyrics etc. on your CD.
With the new CD import feature you can easily convert an audio CD into a DDP image and edit it in CD-Burn.DDP.Master. Track markers, CD-Text and all other meta data are also transferred (as long as the CD drive supports this.)
Import Wave File Markers
If the imported wave files contain markers, CD-Burn.DDP.Master automatically creates corresponding track masters.
Connection to DDP Player Maker
The connection to HOFA DDP Player Maker lets you create DDP players in record time, so your clients can check the DDP.
CD-Burn.DDP.Master is not only available as an app but also as a plugin. You can edit your audio files in your DAW and add track markers, CD-Text and other meta data in the CD-Burn.DDP.Master-Plugin. All export functions of the app are also included. Please note that other HOFA plugins are not included with CD-Burn.DDP.Master-Plugin.
Which version of HOFA CD-Burn.DDP.Master do I need?
Do you want to master professionally and get results fast and easy?
- The popular solution for mastering and DDP images
- Free use of all HOFA plugins within CD-Burn
- This version is also available as a plugin for your DAW.
Do you want maximum flexibility for mastering?
HOFA CD-Burn.DDP.Master PRO
- All features of the standard version and additional pro features
- Use the tools you’re used to: now with support for VST3 plugins
- Advanced dithering options and presets for plugin chains
- Get two activations per purchase
- Activate licenses on your computer or USB stick
- Offline use possible
macOS 10.8 up to macOS 11 (Big Sur)
Windows 7 or higher
macOS 10.8 up to macOS 10.15 (Catalina)
Windows 7 or higher
HOFA CD-Burn.DDP.Master – only 79,90 €
HOFA CD-Burn.DDP.Master App + Plugin – only 114,90 €
Then you are in the grace period and the upgrade is free!
All other CD-Burn & DDP users can upgrade for only €39,90.
Please note: These offers are not valid for purchases from the Mac App Store!