Quartz Audio

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Quartz Audio offers professional real-time digital audio editing and multi-track mixing while maintaining a user-friendly graphical interface. It comes in four versions, Freeware, Promise, Project and Professional, to accomodate your needs and budget. See the features below and the comparison chart for the differences.

A freeware version of a similar product, Quartz Audio Master is also available, which contains a subset of the features described below, but also contains additional MIDI features.


  • 16 (Promise)/32 (Project)/128 (Professional) track recorder/mixer with real-time direct-to-disk audio processing
  • 32-44.1 kHz, 16-bit (Promise)/32-88.2 kHz, 16/24-bit (Project)/32-96 kHz, 16/24-bit (Professional) sample support
  • 1 (Promise)/2 (Project)/16 (Professional) inputs and outputs
  • 2 (Promise)/4 (Project)/8 (Professional) auxiliary buses
  • Sub-group support (Project, Professional only)
  • Real-Time Software DSP functions per track with plug-in interface
  • Stereo Delay, Chorus, Phaser and Reverb effects included (more with Promise, Project and Professional)
  • Per-track fixed frequency 3 band EQ
  • DirectX plug-ins support
  • Real-time level/volume, mute and pan automation (Project (manual), Professional (manual + graphic) only) and editing (Project, Professional only)
  • Punch in/out recording and import
  • Simultaneous play and record with full duplex sound cards
  • Waveform/audio data editing
  • Sync to MIDI (Project (slave) and Professional (slave/master) only) and video files
  • Cues/Markers (Professional only)
  • Export to Wave or Quartz Audio Pro format
  • MP3 Decoder (import)
  • Karaoke lyrics viewer
  • much more (see Product Home Page)

Purchase Information

  • $64 Promise download Direct
  • $128 Promise boxed
  • $119 Project download Direct
  • $238 Project boxed
  • $169 Professional download Direct
  • $338 Professional boxed


  • Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000
  • Pentium 166 MHz or better (300 MHz recommended)
  • 32 MB RAM (64 MB recommended)
  • Windows compatible sound card(s) with 44.1kHz/16-bit/stereo support
  • SVGA display (800x600 256 color or higher recommended)


The demo versions disable save and export functionality.

Product Download Page
Professional: Setupex_QuartzAudioProE.exe 3.1 MB
Project: Setupex_QuartzAudioProjectE.exe 2.8 MB
Promise: Setupex_QuartzAudioPromiseE.exe 2.6 MB