Introducing SOUND FORGE Pro Suite
The complete bundle for editing, restoration, sound design and mastering
SOUND FORGE Pro Suite is here. Designed to be the complete package for recording, editing and processing audio at the highest quality standards and bundled together with many renowned audio shaping and enhancing plugins. With SOUND FORGE Pro Suite, new standards in the professional audio industry are set.
SOUND FORGE Pro 12:
Total audio editing power
SOUND FORGE Pro Suite was designed to be the complete package of audio applications to record, edit and process audio at the highest possible standard. At its core is the new SOUND FORGE Pro 12 that features 64-bit processing, VST3 effect support, plug-ins from the advanced SEQUOIA system and many renowned audio shaping and enhancing plug-ins. Add the sound design inspiration of SpectraLayers Pro 5 and you have a suite of software that continues to set new standards for audio professionals.
SpectraLayers Pro 5
Sound design that can be seen and heard
SpectraLayers Pro transforms sound into a unique world of visual multidimensional audio data. It presents the audio to you as unique layers within the frequency spectrum so you can transpose, extract and optimize sounds in ways never imagined. With outstanding design, a high performance audio engine and seamless integration with other DAWs, SpectraLayers Pro is one of the world’s most revolutionary spectral editing platforms.
Maximum audio power. Minimum fuss
SOUND FORGE Pro 12 features a fresh, new recording interface that gives you a complete overview of your projects at all times. As such, you can monitor all of your 32 channels of recorded audio, master, edit and process your work, all within one intuitive workspace.
Get complete flexibility with SOUND FORGE Pro 12. Any audio format can be opened and processed, from any source, all within the software's ultra-precise multitrack environment. Surround-sound mixes and video soundtracks can also be edited with ease.
Create the perfect master, for any situation. SOUND FORGE Pro 12 features high-end signal-processing tools and premier effects from a range of professional DSP developers to allow you to create perfect, high-resolution masters for broadcast, CD or streaming.
Flexible Audio Processing
SOUND FORGE Pro 12 has advanced editing and processing tools for any task. High end plug-ins from SEQUOIA repair and restore audio, while the essentialFX and Analogue Modelling suites offer all the mixing and classic effects you need. Wave Hammer 2.0 is a high-quality mastering solution and SpectraLayers Pro 5 offers precise visual editing for everything from repair to sound design.
Game Sound Design
Realistic game soundtracks often require entire libraries of custom sound effects. SOUND FORGE Pro 12 makes it easy not only to create such libraries but to process them to match the soundtrack’s musical tonality. You can use pitch shift to match sections of the library to the key, add reverb to help the effects blend, or pan groups of effects to create space, or move groups of effects within a surround sound environment to make the game feel ultra realistic.
SOUND FORGE Pro 12 Suite
Even the most high-end, professional audio processing tasks can be handled with ease in SOUND FORGE Pro 12. It features an all-new 64-bit architecture which utilises all available computer power to run large and complex projects, latency free.
VST3 effect support
SOUND FORGE Pro 12 features full effect support for the VST3 standard. This opens up a whole new world for thousands of plug-in effects and instruments from third-party developers. VST3 also ensures an improved audio performance and maximum efficiency for minimum CPU usage.
SOUND FORGE Pro 12 comes with three great noise-reduction tools taken from the advanced audio broadcast package, SEQUOIA: DeClicker/DeCrackler, which removes vinyl-type clicks and crackles, DeClipper, which repairs digital and analogue artefacts, and DeHisser, which removes regular, low-level white noise.
Advanced sound design software
SpectraLayers Pro is a revolutionary 3D spectral editing tool that transforms sound into multidimensional layers creating a unique world of visual audio data. The frequency spectrum of a layer can be used as a cast for a second layer – a neat solution for creative mixing and sophisticated sound design. You can transpose, extract and optimize sounds in ways never imagined thanks to this unique layer concept. SpectraLayers Pro seamlessly integrates with SOUND FORGE Pro for endless creative possibilities.
Mixing with Spectral Casting
Spectral Casting and Molding open up new, unexplored worlds of audio processing possibilities. Use these cutting-edge features to set the spectral impression of one layer as a cast or mold and then apply it directly into the spectrum of a second layer.
Sound design with Spectral Molding
Spectral Molding is an unbelievably inspiring trip into a universe of out-of-this-world sounds. The technology enables you to transfer spectral characteristics between recordings for truly creative sound design. For example, imagine a guitar recording with the acoustic texture of vocals!
Cleaning with acoustic fingerprints
Noises that vary in character can be reduced and removed with noise prints that can be generated for each noise type. SpectraLayers allows you to perform noise print-based noise reduction using customized noise prints containing multiple frequency bands of any width.
All the mixing and mastering effects you need
SOUND FORGE Pro 12 Suite also includes seven mixing and mastering effect plug-ins and suites that include iZotope Ozone Elements 8, iZotope RX Elements, essentialFX Suite, Vandal, Analogue Modelling Suite, VariVerb II and Vintage Effects Suite.
With 11 first-class effects, essentialFX Suite offers a complete arsenal of plug-ins for every music production situation. Each one is powered by high-quality and efficient algorithms to ensure the highest quality sound quality and lowest possible CPU usage. Combine that with clear controls for easy operation and you have the perfect suite of studio tools.
Analogue Modelling Suite
A collection of plug-ins to offer you analogue-sounding dreams within a digital realm. AM|MUNITION is an extremely versatile dynamics tool and AM|PULSE is a transient designer for detailed editing of percussive and dynamic signals. AM|TRACK is a fantastic combination of analog compressor and tape simulator, while AM|PHIBIA is a great tube preamp and channel strip for vocal recording.
Vintage Effects Suite
A suite of high-quality effects that authentically emulates the warm, full sound of analog hardware. The collection includes a chorus/flanger for added depth and width or analog-style phasing effects. There's also a delay for authentic and inspiring tape echo effects, and finally a filter with overdrive and modulation to dramatically alter any audio you throw at it.
Vandal is a virtual guitar and bass amplifier with a complete guitar effect signal chain. It allows you to recreate all the guitar effects you need with total software control.
VariVerb offers fantastic classic, modern or artificial reverbs and also allows you to create your own using a variety of algorithms without impulse response to get more depth and texture.
- 32 channel file recording, editing and processing
- 64-bit architecture
- One touch recording
- Precise audio editing and restoration
- VST3 effect support
- Abundant audio effects & plug-ins
- Video sound optimization without re-rendering
- SpectraLayers Pro 5 included
- Design and customize your own editing layouts
- essentialFX Suite for all everyday audio enhancements
- Analogue Modelling Suite to simulate analog studio effects
- Automate repetitive tasks with scripts
Don't take our word for it.
Artists on SOUND FORGE
"I’ve used SOUND FORGE since the mid 1990’s. Mastered and edited many great records, movie soundtracks, etc. It's an amazing user-friendly software that can travel with you on your career journey no matter how high it takes you. I love this program. It "feels" beautiful!"
Grammy rewarded Producer, Songwriter, Musician and Arranger
Burt Bacharach (At This Time; Grammy Winner), Dr. Dre, Bob Dylan, Elton John, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross | NBC, CBS, FOX | Jingles for McDonald's, Coca Cola and Burger King
"After 25 years in the music industry, I've seen a lot of changes. One thing that hasn't changed is my ability to rely on SOUND FORGE as my main mastering program. It has everything I need to ensure great sounding audio.
With various audio formats being used, the POW-r dithering insures that I get the best quality possible. It's absolutely incredible."
Grammy nominated Mastering Engineer
Cypress Hill, NAS, Sarah Schuster Ericsson (Night Breeze; Grammy Nominated), Kenneth Bolton (A Pianist Journey; Grammy Nominated)
"For the past seventeen years I've used and still continue to use SOUND FORGE Pro as my No 1 Go To for all my Post Mix Editing including a 2014 Grammy Nominated Blues Album I Produced, Engineered and Mixed for Blues legend Bobby Rush! The new features of SOUND FORGE Pro 12 are so brilliantly crafted!"
Brother Paul Brown
Grammy nominated Producer, Engineer and Keyboardist
The Waterboys, Al Green, Bobby Rush (Down in Louisana; Grammy Nominated), Mike Farris, Ann Peebles, Jimi Jamison (Survivor)
“SOUND FORGE Pro is an excellent DAW for recording or mixing. The metering is great and included signal processing tools are very useful. It hosts all your favorite plug-ins and provides you with both a native restoration suite and iZotope RX Elements so your tracks will be free of common demo-quality problems like vocal ticks/pops.”
Mastering and Vinyl Cutting Engineer
Willie Nelson, Blitzen Trapper, Rogue Wave
“I make primarily electronic music for games, and the tracks - when exported - have to loop seamlessly. What DAW I use to create music has changed over the years, but SOUND FORGE has remained the one and only piece of software I use to check looping points and edit my masters. I've been using SOUND FORGE practically daily since 2000.”
Composer, Producer, Sound Engineer and Sound Designer
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike (Capcom), Payday 1 & 2(Overkill Software), Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 1 & 2 (Ubisoft), GTFO (10 Chambers Collective)
“SOUND FORGE Pro is a reliable tool for easy recording, cleaning up audio, handling and converting files manually and automatically.”
Sound Designer and Founder of Epic Sound
Coca Cola Cinema Ad, LEGO Hero Factory
“For detailed audio editing work, Sound Forge allows me to get the job done with a minimum of fuss. Top-notch stuff.”
Musician, Composer and Music Technology Journalist
Journalist for Sound on Sound magazine | Library Music Producer for Focus Music, Mode Production Music, Hollywood Trax
“For both pre and post final production of full tracks, stems or individual files, SOUND FORGE as a classic software is something that should not to be missing from any home or professional studio setup!”
Drummer, Drum-Recording Engineer and Producer
Jeff Beck, Joe Lynn Turner (Deep Purple), Tom Bee (Sound of America Records), Rick Hale | Music for TV and Film
"For instance, if we do a seven-minute version of a dance club mix, and then they come at us saying, 'Hey, we really like this club mix. Can you chop it up and make it a radio mix?' That's when SOUND FORGE is priceless."
Producer and Remixer
Donna Summer (Remix; I'm A Fire), Paulina Rubio (Remix; Heat Of The Night), Cole Plante (Remix; Teardrops)
“I started beta testing audio software for a company called Sonic Foundry, later bought by SONY and now owned by MAGIX. From the beginning SOUND FORGE was the most versatile & complete audio editing software available. SOUND FORGE 12 Pro continues this great tradition, and has become indispensable for any serious audio project.”
Grammy nominated Film and TV Composer, Instant-Composer and former Recording Artist at Motown
Fame (MGM), The Miracle Worker (The Walt Disney Company), Happy Endings (CBS) | Music for: National Geographic, ABC and NBC
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