An Industry Standard For More Than a Decade
Sound Forge® software is the tool of
choice for media professionals who want to create and edit digital
audio files with speed and absolute precision. Acclaimed for its power,
stability, and no-nonsense interface, it's the fastest way to get from
raw audio to finished master. Sound Forge software is everything you
need to analyze, record, and edit audio, produce music loops, digitize
and clean-up old recordings, model acoustic environments, create
streaming media, and master replication-ready CDs.
- New! VST plug-in effect support
- New! ASIO driver support
- New! Application scripting
- New! Batch conversion
- New! Includes CD Architect 5.2 software with CD Text support
Includes CD Architect 5.2 Software
Forge 8 software includes a full version of CD Architect 5.2 software
for comprehensive disc-at-once (DAO) CD burning. CD Architect 5.2
software includes CD Text reading and writing, and updated drive
support. You can export files directly from Sound Forge to CD Architect
software, and Sound Forge 8 regions are automatically imported as CD
tracks for fast and efficient CD creation.
A Powerful Audio Editor
paste, mix, crossfade, and delete audio with unparalleled speed and
accuracy. Edit files in real-time at the sample level and work on one
file while processing others in the background. Use the new scrub tool
to quickly and easily find areas in your audio file. Sound Forge 8 also
supports JKL keyboard commands for shuttle control to quickly find
Professional Audio Recording
Forge software provides the ultimate set of tools for recording audio.
Record straight into your computer via your sound card and use the
Record Timer to begin and end a session at a specific time and date.
You can also start recording when a certain audio threshold is reached
with Threshold Record Triggering. New in Sound Forge 8 software is
low-latency ASIO driver support - providing faster, professional
results, and support of additional sound cards.
Pristine Audio Quality
Forge software supports full resolution 24-bit/32-bit 192 kHz files for
the ultimate in audio fidelity. Capture the subtle overtones and
nuances of instruments, vocals, and effect changes that 24-bit audio
provides. With Sound Forge software you can import, save, and even
record to this resolution if your hardware supports it.
Professional Audio Effects
over 40 professional studio effects and processes including Volume, EQ,
Delay, Chorus, Dynamics, Noise Gate, Pitch Shift, Flange, Vibrato, and
more. Chain multiple effects together and apply them to selections or
entire files using the Plug-in Chainer. Sound Forge 8 software also
supports DirectX and VST effects, including parameter automation to
expand the number of effects you can apply to audio - increasing your
Extensive Video Support
Forge software supports multiple video formats including AVI, WMV, and
MPEG-1 and MPEG-2.* Synchronize audio and video frame-by-frame. Import
Flash (SWF) files to visually synchronize your audio to your project.
Includes new MPEG-2 templates for writing HDV-compliant files at both
720p and 1080i resolutions, and AVI templates using the CineForm CFHD
codec* for 720p and 1080i intermediate renders. Also included are
templates for encoding WMV 720p and 1080p.
ACID Loop Creation Tools
Create your own music loops for use in ACID®
software. Create one-shots, loops, and Beatmapped tracks. Using the
ACID Loop Creation Toolbar you can display and edit ACID .wav file
properties including tempo and root note, finely edit audio clips and
shift selections to get the sound you want. When you create a loop, the
information you set is embedded in the file, so your loops will change
tempo and pitch-shift along with your ACID project.
Audio Restoration Tools
Forge software automatically scans sections of your file and marks
sample peaks that are clipping for easy fixing. Use the Vinyl
Restoration noise reduction tool to easily remove clicks, pops, and
other noise from your recordings.
* MPEG-1&2 support requires the purchase of the MainConcept MPEG plug-in.
ActionScript, motion video, and audio are not supported.
Microsoft® Windows® 2000, XP Home, or XP Professional
500 MHz processor
150 MB hard-disk space for program installation
128 MB RAM
Windows-compatible sound card
CD-ROM drive (for installation from a CD only)
Supported CD-Recordable drive (for CD burning only)
Microsoft DirectX® 8 or later (included on CD-ROM)
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 (included on CD-ROM)
Internet Explorer 5.1 or later (included on CD-ROM)
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