||Sound ForgeΓäó Pro is the application of choice for a generation of creative and prolific artists, producers, and editors. Record audio quickly on a rock-solid platform, address sophisticated audio processing tasks with surgical precision, and render top-notch master files with ease. New features include one-touch recording, metering for the new critical standards, more repair and restoration tools, and exclusive round-trip interoperability with SpectraLayers Pro 2. Taken together, these enhancements make this edition of Sound Forge Pro the deepest and most advanced audio editing platform available.
Pristine sound quality
Record up to 32 simultaneous channels of 64-bit/192 kHz audio for the ultimate in fidelity. In the mastering suite, select from among twelve included iZotope DSP modules and access superb mastering chain processing tools for sparkle and punch, excellent repair and restoration plug-ins, and precise format conversion tools for the best in sonic integrity preservation.
Sound Forge Pro 11 has a brand new recording interface with features that make even the most demanding work a snap. From running punch-and-roll sessions to managing multiple takes, we have you covered.
Precise audio editing
The editing experience that you expect from Sound Forge Pro just got even better. New in Sound ForgeΓäó Pro 11: convert regions to events, lock event markers, region markers, and envelope points to events, and automatically ripple successive events forward in time while editing.
Sound Forge Pro 11 includes a full complement of native signal and effects processing plug-ins, including our own popular Noise Reduction 2 audio restoration suite. Partner contributions from iZotope and Zplane make the latest edition of Sound Forge Pro an even more incredible one-stop solution for delivering master quality audio.
New! Seamless Interoperability with SpectraLayers Pro 2
Transfer audio data between Sound Forge Pro 11 and SpectraLayers Pro 2 and experience the thrill of working freely across the world's premiere waveform and spectral editing applications.
Red Book Audio CDs
Sound Forge Pro 11 includes fully integrated DAO CD mastering. Generate Red Book compliant masters for duplication. Perform PQ code editing, add CD text and metadata, and prepare high resolution audio tracks with iZotope resampling technology.
Sound Forge Pro 11 software supports multiple video formats including AVI, WMV, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2. Precisely synchronize audio and video frame by frame. Sound Forge Pro 11 includes 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.
Dolby Digital AC-3 export
Use Sound Forge Pro 11 software to export multichannel files in surround AC-3 format using the included Dolby Digital AC-3 plug-in.
What's new in version 11.0
Notable fixes/changes in version 11.0 (Build 272)
Added an Update BWF Loudness Metadata button to the Statistics dialog to allow you to write calculated loudness values to Broadcast Wave Format metadata.
Added an Event Editing toolbar (use View &gt; Toolbars to show or hide toolbars).
Added Japanese-language support.
Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when right-clicking items in the Broadcast Wave or Summary Information metadata windows.
Fixed a bug that could cause a crash on Windows 8 when pressing Ctrl+Alt+Delete while opening a large number of files.
Fixed a bug that allowed markers and regions to be dragged beyond the end of the data window when Options &gt; Event &gt; Auto Ripple was selected.
Fixed a bug that could cause events to be moved incorrectly when using drag-and-drop editing.
Fixed a bug that could cause event edges to move past the beginning of a data window when Options &gt; Event &gt; Auto Ripple was selected.
Fixed a bug that could cause BWF metadata to be saved even when the Save metadata with file check box was cleared.
Fixed a bug that could prevent Undo from restoring markers and audio CD tracks after undoing a ripple edit.
Fixed a bug that could cause CD tracks to shift when adding an event with a mismatching sample rate.
Fixed a bug that could cause the Broadcast Wave metadata window to draw incorrectly when scrolling.
Fixed a bug that could cause a low-memory error when processing files with high sample rates on 32-bit versions of Windows.
Fixed a bug that caused the Edit &gt; Paste Special &gt; Paste to New command to be unavailable in event-editing mode.
Fixed various issues when using the Dolby Media Meter plug-in with the Plug-In Chain.
Fixed various issues when using the Dolby Media Emulator plug-in with the Plug-In Chain.
Fixed a bug that prevented you from dragging events between channels when Options &gt; Event &gt; Auto Ripple was enabled.
Fixed a bug that caused Product (IPRD) summary metadata to be handled incorrectly.
The following lists the minimum system requirements for using Sony Creative Software Inc. Sound Forge Pro:
Microsoft┬« Windows Vista┬« (Service Pack 2 or later), Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1
1 GHz processor
500 MB hard-disk space for program installation
512 MB RAM
Windows-compatible sound card
DVD-ROM drive (for installation from a DVD only)
Supported CD-Recordable drive (for CD burning only)
Microsoft DirectX┬« 9.0c or later
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 (included on application disc)