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This article is about the Piapro Studio NT software known as a voicebank. If you are looking for the Piapro Character then click here.

Hatsune Miku NT is the first version of Hatsune Miku to be released for Piapro Studio NT. She was released on November 27, 2020.

History[edit | edit source]

Pre-release[edit | edit source]

On December 24, 2019, wat stated on twitter that new information would be released regarding Hatsune Miku NT (Newtype). [1] Later that day, the official sonicwire twitter account announced the product page for Hatsune Miku NT was open. The full product was to be released by August 2020, and users could register for the product early. [2] Those who registered for Hatsune Miku NT early will be able to access a standalone "prototype" version of Piapro Studio NT in March 2020. This "prototype" version of the editor could be used with Miku's NT Original voicebank. [3] wat also tweeted that the company was working on a more organic sounding singing style, set to be completed in January 2020. [4]

wat also stated that some parameters were being worked on to improve the sound of consonants, and that he was working with Asami Shimoda. [5][6]

On March 16, 2020, wat stated that the beta release date for Hatsune Miku NT had moved to early April. [7] wat stated the delay was due to various reasons. [8] The beta version of the product was then delayed a second time. This time, the release date for the beta version was pushed back to the middle of May.[9] On May 22, 2020, the official SONICWIRE twitter account stated the beta version of Hatsune Miku NT was in the final stages of development, and it was planned to be released within the next week. [10] On June 2, 2020, wat tweeted that he looked at Hatsune Miku's data from 2007 when structuring her NT voicebank, and states there were some specific qualities Miku had which he stated could not be replicated in Yamaha's synth engine. [11]

Prototype Release[edit | edit source]

On June 4, 2020, the SONICWIRE twitter account announced Hatsune Miku NT protorype and Piapro Studio NT prototype were available to download. [12] The next day, the official SONICWIRE twitter account stated they had read though the suggestions various users had made. They stated vibrato functions, sound quality improvements, more natural singing options, and some bug fixes would be added to the prototype version of NT by late June. [13] On June 11, 2020, Wat stated Miku's NT Original voicebank would receive an update, as well as some bug fixes for the engine. [14] on June 17, 2020, wat stated the sound quality of the engine would be focused on first, and then Miku's vocal database would be updated. [15] In a later tweet, it was stated new recordings from January would be used for the database update. [16] [17] Later, it was revealed the initial prototype original Miku voicebank had some incorrect parameter levels entered into the database. A temporary update to fix the input issue was scheduled to be released the next day. [18]

On June 30, 2020, Piapro Studio received an update, 3.0.0.5 and Miku NT's original database received an update, β2 1.0.0.1. The update improved the voice library's sound, and added a new ability to create natural waveforms based on the type of note and phonemes. Minor bug fixes were also made. The next update in late July would consist of adding vibrato, updating the attack function, releasing another voice database, improving the pitch curve, and other minor bug fixes. [19] Sometime later, in July, wat stated there would be some issues updating Hatsune Miku NT's database and the Piapro Nt engine. [20] [21] The new release date, mentioned in a blog post by wat on 13 August 2020, stated the release date would be moved to the 27 of November. EVEC would also be added to NT. [22]

On November 4, 2020, the new design for Hatsune Miku NT was released, the NT design for Miku is designed by Rella, and illusted by iXima.

The full release of Hatsune Miku NT was released on November 27th, 2020.

Post-release[edit | edit source]

Product Information[edit | edit source]

Demonstrations[edit | edit source]

Demonstrations

Hatsune Miku NT prototype version: singing voice demo YouTube
Run Blue! by marasy YouTube

System Requirements[edit | edit source]

  • Windows:

OS : Windows 8.1(64bit)/ Windows 10(64bit)

CPU : Intel Multi-core processor(Inter Core i5 or better

RAM : 4GB or more (8GB or better)

HDD : 8GB or more (NTFS FORMAT)

Install media : DOWNLOAD FILE

Other : Sound Device (with DirectX Support) / A monitor resolution no lower than 1280 x 768 pixels / Internet connection(always)

  • Mac:

OS : 10.11 / 10.12 / 10.13 / 10.14 / 10.15

CPU : Intel Multi-core processor(Inter Core i5 or better

RAM : 4GB or more (8GB or better)

HDD : 8GB or more (HFS+ FORMAT)

Install media : DOWNLOAD FILE

Other : A monitor resolution no lower than 1280 x 768 pixels / Internet connection(always)

Voicebanks[edit | edit source]

Original, Whisper, and Dark

Reception[edit | edit source]

Itmedia published a review of the prototype version of Hatsune Miku NT.

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