UVI has released “Walker,” a comprehensive and flexible footstep foley designer for film, games and post production, offering a customizable engine including 6 shoe types, 14 ground surfaces with adjustable texture layers, 8 clothing materials, and intelligent automation tools to help accelerate common production tasks.
According to the company, “Walker was designed to give users a focused and easy-to-use environment for creating realistic footstep and movement sounds. Built on a library of over 25,000 samples, Walker gives you extensive control over the sound composition, allowing you to freely select from 6 types of shoes (men’s dress, heels, work boots, trainers, boots and bare feet), 14 ground surfaces with ground effects (wood, wood flooring, linoleum, tile, concrete, carpet, dirt, gravel, grass, forest, metal, mud, sand and snow), 8 types of clothing (jeans, cotton, leather, leather with metal, polyester, raincoat, synthetic and tweed), and 3 different mic pairs including Schoeps CMC6, Neumann U87, and DPA 4006, at both near and far distances.”
Walker utilizes a single UI editor with a central HUD preview showing the currently loaded mic, shoes, clothing and ground surface, while focused panels provide control over mics, clothing, shoes, floor, surface effects, step mode, effects and advanced settings. Each editor panel provides a number of options for customizing your sound
Walker is available immediately at the introductory price of $99/99€ through November 19, 2018 (regularly $149/149€)
Additional Product Information:
Additional information on Walker is available at: https://www.uvi.net/walker
VIDEO (official) – “walk through” video introduction: