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Audiotool (formerly Hobnox) is a German content distribution/publication website specializing in music. Most content on the website was associated with electronic music (due to its free browser-based modular-structured digital audio workstation under the same name, similar to Reason ReBirth), fashion and indie culture. Users could create and publish their music tracks onto the site using Creative Commons licenses or All Rights Reserved. In 2010, Hobnox was taken down because of financial issues.[1] However, Audiotool is still available for use.[2]

Audiotool features[edit]

The Hobnox Audiotool includes emulations of:

it also includes various effect pedals, which can simulate:

  • Dynamic range compression
  • Graphic equalizer
  • Exciter(effect)
  • Stereo Enhancer
  • Audio bit depth|Bit depth reduction
  • Digital delay
  • Flanging|Flange
  • Parametric equalization
  • Phasing
  • Pitched digital delay
  • Reverb
  • Filters including (Lowpass, Highpass, Notch, Bandpass) and a separate Auto-Filter
  • Stereo detunization (which produces a sort of chorus effect)
  • Distortion

In mid-2013, Audiotool had 500000 users, 200000 tracks and the total of 44 million plays on all tracks combined[3] has the abilities for their users to:

  • Create tracks/drafts/templates/remixes
  • Publish tracks that artist can decide whether other users are able to download (mp3/ogg), remix or collaborate.
  • Add tracks to albums


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