SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 17:
Technical specifications overview

 

 

Minimum system requirements

All MAGIX programs are developed with user-friendliness in mind so that all the basic features run smoothly and can be fully controlled, even on low-performance computers. The technical data for your computer can be found in the control panel of your operating system.

Operating systems

You require a 64-bit version for the following operating systems:

Windows 11 | Windows 10

Operating system information pertains only to the main software and not to third-party plug-ins.

Minimum system requirements

  • Processor: 1.4 GHz
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • Graphics card: Onboard, minimum resolution 1024 x 768
  • Sound card: Onboard
  • Available drive space: 500 MB for program installation
  • Program languages: Deutsch, English, Français, Español, Polski

Internet connection: Required for registering and validating the program, as well as for some program features. Program requires one-time registration.

File Formats

Import

  • CD Audio (*.cda)
  • Direct Stream Digital (DSD) (*.dsf)
  • SOUND FORGE Audio Studio Project Files (*.sfas)
  • ATRAC Audio (*.aa3, *.oma)
  • Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF) (*.aif, *.aiff, *.snd)
  • AVC (*.mp4)
  • Dialogic VOX ADPCM (*.vox)
  • FLAC Audio (*.flac)
  • Intervoice (*.ivc)
  • LPEC Audio (*.msv, *.dvf)
  • Main Concept AVC/AAC (*.mp4; *.avc; *.bsf; *.264; *.aac)
  • MainConcept MPEG-1 (*.mpg, *.mpeg, *.mmv, *.m1p, *.m1a)
  • MP3 Audio (MP3s) (*.mp3)1
  • MPEG-2 Transport Stream (*.m2t; *.ts; *.mts; *.m2ts)
  • NeXT/Sun (Java) (*.au, *.snd)
  • Ogg Vorbis (*.ogg)
  • Quick Time 7 (*.mov, *.qt, *.dv, *.gif, *.tif, *.tiff)
  • Raw Audio (*.raw, *.*)
  • Shockwave Flash (*.swf)
  • Sonic Foundry Audio (*.sfa)
  • Sony Perfect Clarity Audio (*.pca)
  • Sony Wave 64 (*.w64)
  • Sound Designer 1 (*.dig; *.sd)
  • Video for Windows (*.avi)
  • Wave (Microsoft) (*.wav)
  • Windows Media Audio V11 (*.wma)
  • Windows Media Video V11 (*.wmv; *.asf)

Exporting music

  • SOUND FORGE Audio Studio Project File (*.sfas)
  • ATRAC Audio (*.aa3)
  • Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF) (*.aif)
  • Dialogic VOX ADPCM (*.vox)
  • FLAC Audio (*.flac)
  • Intervoice (*.ivc)
  • LPEC Audio (*.msv)
  • MainConcept AVC/AAC (*.mp4, *.avc, *.aac)
  • MainConcept MPEG-1 (*.mpg)
  • MP3 Audio (MP3s) (*.mp3)1
  • NeXT/Sun (Java) (*.au)
  • Ogg Vorbis (*.ogg)
  • Quick Time 7 (*.mov)
  • Raw Audio (*.raw)
  • Sony Perfect Clarity Audio (*.pca)
  • Sony Wave64 (*.w64)
  • Sound Designer 1 (*.dig)
  • Video for Windows (*.avi)
  • Wave (Microsoft) (*.wav)
  • Windows Media Audio V11 (*.wma)
  • Windows Media Video V11 (*.wmv)
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FAQs

What is SOUND FORGE?
 

SOUND FORGE is a digital audio editing suite by MAGIX aimed at both professional and semi-professional users. It has been the audio editing standard software for artists, producers and sound mastering engineers for over 20 years. The SOUND FORGE family includes SOUND FORGE Audio Studio, Audio Cleaning Lab, as well as SOUND FORGE Pro and SOUND FORGE Pro Suite.

What is SOUND FORGE
Audio Studio?

SOUND FORGE Audio Studio is a digital audio editing all-rounder. It's the perfect software for recording podcasts or audio books in high quality, cutting and editing audio files with professional restoration and mastering tools, and modifying them with a wide range of effects.

What is SOUND FORGE Pro?
 

SOUND FORGE Pro is audio software for professional users. An extensive range of professional functions makes it the most popular software among producers and sound engineers worldwide.

What is SOUND FORGE Pro Suite?
 

SOUND FORGE Pro Suite is a professional software package for recording, editing, sound design and mastering. The suite sets new standards for audio and contains a wide range of sophisticated plug-ins, such as the brand-new Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro 10 and Melodyne essential.

What is SOUND FORGE
Cleaning Lab?

SOUND FORGE Cleaning Lab is an all-around tool for cleaning, digitizing and restoring audio recordings. It features modern workflows, innovative effect presets and powerful cleaning and mastering plug-ins from iZotope.

Are there free trial versions of
SOUND FORGE available?

Yes, free 30-day trial versions of SOUND FORGE family products are available. Just go to the free-download section and get started.

Is SOUND FORGE Audio Studio
a 32 bit software?

You need a 64-bit version of one of the following operating systems: Windows 11 | Windows 10. Further information on the system requirements can be found under technical specifications.

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