Sound Forge™ 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 Forge™ 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
Improved recording workflow, including a new Record Options window and input monitoring through the Plug-In Chain.
Added a Loudness Meters tool and loudness logging.
The Statistics dialog now includes loudness data.
Added Use True Peaks and Enable DC Blocking Filter controls to the Detect Clipping dialog for measuring loudness.
Improved support for metadata in Broadcast Wave Format files.
Added support for editing files in SpectraLayers Pro 2.0.
Improved Plug-In Chain window now allows floating plug-in windows.
Improved selection dragging: you no longer need to drag up before dragging a selection.
Fade in and fade out curves now default to a linear curve in the processing and Mix dialogs.
Added Remember last-used Save As folder to the General tab in the Preferences dialog.
Added plain text file option for saving and opening a file’s regions list and playlist/cutlist.
You can now rearrange maximized data window tabs by dragging the tabs to a new location.
Added automatic resampling during playback for unsupported sample rates when you're using an ASIO audio device.
Added support for splitting events at region boundaries.
Added support for moving markers, regions, and envelope points with events. The Options > Paste Markers/Regions command is now Options > Lock to Selection > Markers/Regions and Options > Lock to Selection > Envelope Points.
Added support for ripple editing in event-editing mode. Choose Options > Event > Auto Ripple to toggle automatic ripple editing for downstream events.
Improved audio playback and recording device routing in the Preferences > Audio tab.
Windows Vista® (SP2 or later), Windows® 7, or Windows® 8 operating system
1 GHz processor
500 MB hard-disk space for program installation
512 MB RAM
Windows-compatible sound card
DVD-ROM drive (for installation from DVD)
Supported CD-recordable drive (for CD burning only)
Microsoft DirectX® 9.0c or later
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 (included on application disc)