Sony Sound Forge

Trial – Sony – Windows

Sound Forge is Sonic Foundry’s award-winning two-track digital audio editor. Sound Forge includes a powerful set of audio processes, tools, and effects for manipulating audio. Sound Forge, this one-of-a-kind application is perfect for audio recording, audio editing, effects processing and media encoding. Combine Sound Forge with any Windows-compatible sound card to create, record, and edit audio files.

The clean and familiar Windows interface makes editing a breeze. It also has built-in support for video and CD burning and can save to a number of audio and video file formats, including WAV, WMA, RM, AVI, and MP3. After more than 10 years, Sound Forge 7 software remains the standard for professional audio editing and mastering on the PC platform.

Sound Forge is the professional sound editor perfect for digital audio editing, recording, effects processing, streaming content creation, forensic audio, and more. Cut, paste, mix, crossfade, and delete audio with unparalleled speed and precision. Isolate sounds, clean up audio, and restore old recordings. Sound Forge 8 software builds on its decade-long legacy by adding new features that enhance your editing workflow and increase your productivity.

Here are some key features of Sound Forge:
· General Features
· Rendered Media Path Saving
· Media rendered with Sound Forge 8 software include the project path, so you can easily return to the source Sound Forge project if you want to resume editing.
· Updated Regions List and Playlist Windows
· The Regions List and Playlist windows in Sound Forge 8 have new features for faster in-place editing and sorting. Quickly edit regions by typing new values in the Name, Start, End, or Length fields.
· Copy Statistics to Clipboard
· With Sound Forge 8 software, you can now copy the contents of the Statistics window to the clipboard for easy comparison of multiple files.
· Windows XP theme support
· New UI color preferences, icon tint saturation, and Windows XP theme support allows for complete customization of the Sound Forge 8 workspace.
· 24-Bit, 32-Bit/64-Bit Float/192 kHz Support
· Sound 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 audio software you can import, save, and even record to this resolution if your hardware supports it.
· Media Explorer with Automatic File Previewing
· Quickly and easily find, preview, and open media files using the Media Explorer window. Drag files and regions from the Explorer into the workspace or onto another open file for easy pasting, mixing, or crossfading. Explore audio files on a CD-ROM and extract automatically by dragging from the Explorer into the Sound Forge workspace.
· Recording / playback
· ASIO driver support
· Sound Forge 8 software includes low-latency ASIO driver support, providing faster, professional results, and access to support of additional soundcards.
· VU Meters for RMS Playback and Record Monitoring
· Accurately determine RMS volume levels and provide greater perceived loudness control when mastering audio projects.
· Automated time-based recording
· Set the record timer to start and stop based on your computer’s system clock. Choose start time, duration, and end time. Items may be scheduled to record on minute, daily, or weekly basis.
· Audio Threshold Record Triggering
· Configure Sound Forge software to record when a predetermined audio input level reaches a preset threshold. Recording continues as long as the level is exceeded, and stops after the threshold is no longer maintained. Perfect for unattended and offsite recording, dictation, or any time you want to record away from your computer. Also record audio when MIDI timecode is detected. Sensitivity settings are customizable with user-definable threshold and release patterns.
· Prerecord buffer
· Eliminate dropouts and missed audio at the start of a recording with the prerecord buffer.
· Editing/Workflow
· Audio Scrubbing
· 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 sections.
· Customizable Keyboard Mapping
· With Sound Forge 8 software it has never been easier to set custom key commands for frequently used processes.
· Real-Time Editing and Processing
· Edit files nondestructively in real-time at the sample level and hear your changes immediately.
· Waveform Volume and Pan Envelopes
· Sound Forge software has Volume and Pan Envelopes that let you visually add precise changes in your audio file over time for easier mixing.
· Graphical Fade Curves
· Perform quick and easy graphic fades, fade-ins, fade-outs, and crossfades. Fast, slow, smooth, sharp, and hold fade types are available in the Graphic Fade, Pan/Expand, Pitch-Bend, Envelope, and FM Synthesis dialogs.
· Multitask Background Rendering
· Work on one file while Sound Forge software processes another with multitask background rendering.

· 500 MHz processor
· 150 MB hard-disk space for program installation
· 128 MB RAM (256 MB recommended)
· 24-bit color display recommended
· Windows-compatible sound card
· CD-ROM drive (for installation from a CD only)
· Supported CD-Recordable drive (for CD burning only)
· Microsoft DirectX 8.0 or later
· Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
· Internet Explorer 5.1 or later

· 30-day trial
· Export to certain third-party formats is disabled

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Posted on April 8, 2009 at 2:19 pm by Fugazi · Permalink
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