SOUND FORGE Audio Cleaning Lab 2
Advanced audio technology for clean recordings
For the cleanest of sounds
iZotope RX 7 Elements
RX 7 Elements from the industry pros at iZotope is the optimal tool for quickly and easily removing unwanted noise, "s" sounds, clicks and other elements from your audio files. Includes four outstanding noise removal modules: De-click, De-clip, De-hum and Voice De-noise.
The De-Click module automatically identifies and removes clicks, pops and digital impulse noise which can negatively impact your listening experience. Digital defects, mouth noises and ringing telephones are a thing of the past now.
The De-hum module in RX 7 Elements automatically identifies the fundamental frequency of unwanted humming and removes it from your audio, ensuring you get clean sound without electric noise.
The future of mastering
iZotope Ozone 9 Elements
Leverage the power of artificial intelligence to quickly and easily master music, records and audio files – with iZotope Ozone 9 Elements. Create different masters for streaming, radio or CD.
AI-assisted mastering: The Master Assistant is a flexible tool that scans your audio material and analyzes how it's mixed. It then uses this data to create a unique sound profile for the material and suggests a range of parameter settings for mastering it.
The Imager let's you precisely set the stereo width for your master. Thanks to its two Stereoize modes, you can easily add more depth and a natural stereo effect to mono audio files and mixes which have a very closed, narrow feel to them.
Control all of the fine details of your sound to create your master – with the equalizer and the new HUD controls. Extremely smooth metering and a re-sizable window let you see more of your sound.
Native Instruments NKS Support
Make music and master it at the same time: Record music using Native Instruments hardware like Maschine or Komplete Kontrol and add professional mastering at the same time – with hundreds of presets and parameters matched to your hardware controller.
The innovative WaveColor tool adds a new dimension to your waveform display through the use of succinct colors, giving you an overview of what your project sounds like. With WaveColor, pitches and sound characteristics are assigned different colors and saturation levels to make it easy to see what's happening in the waveform.
Easily identify important parts of your project and take advantage of a vivid and convenient way to stay oriented while you work.
Record audio media
Professional studio quality: Record individual tracks, entire albums or voice-overs quickly and easily.
Transfer your albums, singles and EPs to your computer. Title information and CD covers are automatically retrieved for original CDs.
Import for video sound
New, more efficient algorithm: Import video files and start editing the audio track right away.
The various frequencies of the audio track can be visualized. This allows for precise removal specific noises.
When you select a range in the spectral display, you can preview to hear what the range sounds like after cleaning and compare it to the original.
This feature makes suggestions for improving audio based on an analysis of your audio signal. Any suggested improvements can be adjusted.
Helpful presets: Easily remove unwanted sounds like noise, or traffic noise with the help of over 360 presets.
Advanced effects editing
The program offers direct access to all effect parameters for sound optimization in audio editing and mastering.
Remove crackling from LP tracks
Crackling can be quickly and easily removed from vinyl with presets for different strength levels.
Prevent clipping during recording or remove it in post production with the help of the limiter and DeClipper to account for varying levels of volume.
Access diverse presets for optimizing audio recordings made with your smartphone for enhanced results.
Stop the wind with the click of a button
Eliminate wind noise in no time at all using professional plug-ins and presets.
Remove camera noise
Get rid of noises from older camcorder models by using simple presets or your own customized adjustments.
Optimize speech recordings
Optimize the sound of speech with a few clicks and remove popping and hissing "s" sounds in voice recordings.
New! 8 tracks for audio montage
Create transitions and add audio commentary or sound effects to recordings. The 8 tracks provide plenty of space for comprehensive audio editing.
See what you hear
Work on the visual level with a spectroscope, peak meter, spectrogram, bit meter, correlation meter and direction meter
Time stretching & pitch shifting
Access one of the best algorithms in the world from zplane™ for adjusting pitch and speed. ....and access precise, virtually artifact-free results.
Switch to range mode to select individual sections within a track and copy or edit them with a single click.
Edit individual sections of a recording with different effects and settings to specifically remove noises, for instance.
Edit audio files
Explore the numerous audio editing features such as volume adjustments, individual editing techniques and working with automatic wizards.
Divide up recordings
The program automatically detects where one song ends and the next one begins, so you can select and skip the tracks on the finished CD.
Fade lines within the audio track enable you to quickly and easily adjust the volume. This lets you slowly fade in intros.
High efficiency: Optimize or export multiple songs or entire albums in one step. This lets you edit your entire music archive in one go.
CD covers & track info
Cover and track titles are automatically populated for original CDs and displayed when you play music on smartphones, MP3 players or music management programs.
Vinyl or CD, MP3 or OGG, WAV or AIFF: You can record in a range of formats, and burn CDs and convert audio files as well.
Optimize video sound
Perfect video sound
Enhance speech recordings and reduce background noise, wind noise or sibilants – a wide range of presets are included for removing all types of noise.
The preview monitor enables you to work on two monitors simultaneously, including in 4K. The ideal tool for synchronizing picture and sound.
Video Sound Optimizer
Click on your track and the Video Sound Optimizer will suggest the right effect settings for enhancing music or speech in your footage.
Convert your video files with optimized sound into all standard formats. Movie formats such as MPEG-4 can easily be converted to WMV.
Transfer your audio or video projects with just a few clicks from SOUND FORGE Audio Cleaning Lab to any other video editing software.
Music digitally remastered
Simply select the genre for your song and the Auto Mastering function selects the optimal audio settings for optimizing sound. Compare and preview results with other music styles such as jazz, 70s funk & soul or classic 80s pop.
Optimize and fine-tune the sound image of your audio material with just a few clicks. The new, parametric 6-band EQ module provides optimal sound for your productions. The StereoFX module expands the width of the stereo field and the MultiMax multiband compressor/limiter produces an authentic, warm sound image.
New! iZotope Ozone 8 Elements
Create different masters in no time with the convenient mastering wizards – like for streaming or radio, for example.
New! VST3 interface
Additional plug-ins from MAGIX or third-party providers can be easily integrated using the VST3 interface.
essentialFX is a collection of 6 professional effect plug-ins taken directly from the field of professional audio.
eFX Reverb contains everything you need for modulating reverb effects professionally - whether for short reflections or longer reverb.
This plug-in only acts when the set audio signal occurs, for example, noise caused by two sources.
eFX Vocal Strip
Optimize speech and vocal recordings using the compressor, DeEsser and highpass filter for a maximum level of quality.
eFX Tube Stage
This plug-in simulates the sound of an analog tube amplifier and is ideal for creative distortion in speech recordings in audio books or videos.
eFX Chorus Flanger
Play around with sounds: Discover various custom settings for the classic flanger effect.
This enables you to create a warmer, more characteristic sound by reducing sibilants and popping in speech and vocal recordings.