SOUND FORGE
The home of audio editing

Professional audio editing

SOUND FORGE has been setting the standard in the field of digital audio production for over 30 years. This legendary audio editor is the favorite tool of renowned and award-winning producers worldwide.

Originating in the USA, SOUND FORGE combines the spirit of pioneering ambition with the art of engineering precision and stands for innovation at the highest level.

Powerful editing tools, ultra-fast processing and an innovative workflow – it's all offered by the audio editor SOUND FORGE. Discover a new level of audio editing with modern technology and ultra-clear audio quality in up to 768 kHz and 64-bit.

SOUND FORGE Pro 16
SOUND FORGE Pro 16 Suite

SOUND FORGE Audio Cleaning Lab 4

SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 16

SOUND FORGE Pro
The audio editing pioneer. For over three decades.

SOUND FORGE Pro has set the audio editing standard for artists, producers, and sound and mastering engineers in the audio editing sector for over three decades.

With precise tools, innovative editing functions, and high-end plug-ins, you can create masters for podcasts, broadcast, physical media, or streaming in accordance with international standards.

SOUND FORGE Pro 16

SOUND FORGE Pro 16 Suite

SOUND FORGE Audio Cleaning Lab
The specialist tool for cleaning & restoration

SOUND FORGE Audio Cleaning Lab 4 is the perfect tool for simple audio digitalization, cleaning, and restoration.

This digital "Swiss army knife" belongs on every PC thanks to its convenient 1-click solutions and many other practical features.

SOUND FORGE Audio Cleaning Lab 4

SOUND FORGE Audio Studio
The complete audio editing solution

SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 16 provides comprehensive tools and features for recording, editing, and mastering, offering the perfect entry point into the world of professional audio editing.

Record podcasts, digitize audio recordings, and edit audio files – easily achieve professional results with just a few clicks.

 

SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 16

Trust the professionals.
Artists on SOUND FORGE

Jean-Philippe Rykiel

"I consider SOUND FORGE and Samplitude to be the ultimate couple for my music. I do the hard work in Samplitude, and finalise with SOUND FORGE Pro, which itself has greatly improved from its previous versions, allowing to work with multichannel audio, ARA2, and improved VST plug-in integration."

Jean-Philippe Rykiel<br/>Keyboard virtuoso, composer, sound designer and arranger

Credentials<br/>Leonard Cohen, Salif Keita, Youssou N'Dour, Amadou & Mariam

Joey Stuckey

"It is so easy to get my students to start understanding the important skills needed for audio restoration by using the amazing and highly affordable SOUND FORGE Audio Cleaning Lab."

Joey Stuckey<br/>Composer, producer, singer/songwriter, recording engineer, guitarist and professor of music technology at Mercer University

Credentials<br/>Alan Parsons, Hughie Thomasson (Lynyrd Skynyrd), Mike Mills (R.E.M.)

Derek Partridge

"I have tried several audio editors in the past, but I always return to SOUND FORGE Audio Studio because it's the easiest to use and completely fulfills all my requirements for recording voice over auditions and narrations."

Derek Partridge<br/>Narrator, voice-over artist, TV host, former movie and television actor

Credentials<br/>Star Trek, Star Wars, Microsoft, Coca Cola, BMW, Mercedes-Benz

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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 8 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 32- or 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.