SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 16
The complete audio editing solution

 

 

SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 16
Recording, audio editing, restoration and mastering

The brand-new SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 16 boasts a number of possibilities and applications: Record podcasts in professional quality, cut audio material fast using the Event tool, and edit with a full range of professional effects. Convert old analog recordings to digital and modify audio files using restoration and mastering tools for clean, professional sound.

Recording
Ready for any task

Record singing, voice overs, instruments or podcasts in high-resolution quality – SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 16 lets you achieve professional results in no time at all.

High-resolution recordings

High-resolution recordings

Connect a microphone to your audio interface and record at up to 32-bit/384 kHz.

Record podcasts and audiobooks

Record podcasts and audiobooks

The program makes recording your own podcast simple. Whether the signal comes from the microphone or the line out from your mixer, the built-in mixing and editing tools let you produce podcasts in excellent audio quality. An ACX Export Wizard has been developed to make audiobook compatible files for audible, Amazon, iTunes.

Live waveform display & real time monitoring

The recorded waveform now displays directly in the program window during recording. And when you're monitoring recordings with a near-zero latency device, real-time monitoring (compatible with ASIO) ensures the lowest possible latency.

Remote Recording

Simply place the narrow remote window in a practical location next to the text of your audiobooks and begin recording right away. The Remote Recording Window allows you to have all essential recording options in one location. Enjoy unparalleled operation and read your voice recordings undisturbed.

Audio editing
Flexible, dynamic and high-performing

Cut, move and edit audio files with professional effects and 64-bit power on up to 6 channels.

Truncate Silence and ACX Export Wizard

Ideal for podcasts and audiobook recordings: Recognize and remove silence automatically. With the Truncate Silence feature, you can measure the noise level of your recordings and automatically remove large speaker pauses in seconds. Easily export industry-standard audio files for streaming platforms like Audible or iTunes.

The ACX Check helps you prepare optimized files for export, while the ACX Export Wizard automatically makes your final renders compatible with industry standards.

Adjust audio events using the Event Tool

In SOUND FORGE Audio Studio, you can edit WAV files conveniently and dynamically on a virtual level. Modify cuts in the new Event Tool at any point, even long after they were created.

The Event Tool lets you edit cuts, crossfades and other audio events to remove pops, clicks and noise from your recordings.

Edit directly in the Windows context menu

The Windows context menu allows for direct, simplified access to system tasks. Perform basic tasks such as converting an audio file by right-clicking directly in the menu. You don't even have to open the program to search for the feature you need.

The integrated Windows context menu simplifies your workflow and lets you achieve the results you want faster than ever before.

Instant Action

The Instant Action window lets you access frequently used functions with just a click. All essential tools and functions are displayed as easily identifiable icons to help you save time when searching for features.

5.1 Surround sound editing

5.1 Surround sound editing

The new SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 16 now offers more editing options than ever before. Edit 5.1 Surround sound files with up to six channels.

64-bit support

64-bit support

Thanks to 64-bit support, SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 16 utilizes the full power of your processor. This delivers more processing power for larger projects with many effects.

wizardFX Suite
Professional effects plug-ins

Find the right effect for tasks from fast mixing to the final touches: wizardFX Suite ensures versatile dynamic, coloration and modulation effects based on a revolutionary operational concept. Simply choose a preset and adjust the effect intensity level with a single controller. Simple operation, impressive sound – it's the ultimate combination for advanced creativity.

Dynamics

One side calms the wild ups and downs of danceable sounds, while the other holds pulsing levels in check and smooths dynamic waves with a steady hand.

wizardFX Dynamics are both yin and yang, working with naturally impulsive spikes and as equalization for different volume levels, depending on the desired sound.

wizardFX VolumeFormer

wizardFX VolumeFormer

For pads that rise and fall rhythmically and basses that pulsate to the beat of the kick drum – wizardFX VolumeFormer. Ideal for enabling gating and sidechaining without any complicated routing.

wizardFX Compressor

wizardFX Compressor

The wizardFX Compressor is designed to keep the dynamics of your audio in check without losing control. It adjusts loud and quiet passages and adds more punch to rhythm instruments.

wizardFX Limiter

wizardFX Limiter

In order to limit excessive level peaks, the wizardFX Limiter cuts off the peaks of an audio signal almost inaudibly and losslessly to help achieve more loudness. This makes it ideal for mastering purposes in the last position in the signal chain.

wizardFX Gate

wizardFX Gate

Reduce noise and ensure clear signals: The wizardFX Gate helps to keep noise at bay during vocal recordings and reduce cross-talk when recording with several microphones. Also perfect for creative stutter effects!

Coloration

More character, more color, more punch! wizardFX has it all: Use the Tape Machine for analog warmth or fat overdrive. The Bitcrusher offers authentic lo-fi sounds and the Tube Distortion ranges from light oversaturation or punchy distortion.

Tape Machine, Tube Distortion as well as Compressor and Gate are equipped with auto input gain: This warns if the input is too low or too high and can set the level to the optimal level in just one click.

wizardFX Tape Machine

wizardFX Tape Machine

Subtle variations in pitch give tape recordings their nostalgic charm. Additionally, tape saturation produces more overtones in louder signals, adding that extra drive.

wizardFX Bitcrusher

wizardFX Bitcrusher

Looking for that authentic lo-fi sound? By reducing the bandwidth of the audio to lower sample and bit rates (e.g., 22 kHz and 8-bit), the wizardFX Bitcrusher is able to create distortion ranging from vibrant to aggressive.

wizardFX Tube Distortion

wizardFX Tube Distortion

The sound of analog tube amps in the digital world: Tubes are not only warm, they also sound warm thanks to harmonious clipping. Well-suited for enhancing different instruments and vocals.

Modulation

The courage to change is always rewarded – modulated sounds ensure a strong impression and will attract attention. Accentuated with delays, luscious thanks to chorus and striking using flanger effects. But all snuggly in space and reverb, rounded out for the perfect mix.

Faster than you would think, but prettier than expected: wizardFX modulation effects.

wizardFX Modern Reverb

wizardFX Modern Reverb

Stay with the flow and instantly find the essential reverb settings – it's easier than ever before with wizardFX Modern Reverb, which transforms your sound with lifelike space and atmosphere.

wizardFX Delay

wizardFX Delay

The world's most uncomplicated delay provides the flavors of space and time for any track. Thanks to practical presets, classic and creative echoes are ready at the click of a mouse when you need to speed up your mix.

wizardFX Chorus

wizardFX Chorus

wizardFX Chorus offers increased depth in your sound – all without any presets. The included textures provide width, depth and inspiration for each track.

wizardFX Flanger

wizardFX Flanger

If a modulated, delayed signal is added to the original input signal, it will create meandering oscillations. Enhances melodies for haunting solos and dry harmony to moving canvases.

Restoration and mastering
For clean, professional sound.

High-quality restoration tools allow you to optimize the sound of old records. Create captivating video soundtracks and create broadcast and streaming-ready CD masters and mixes.

iZotope Ozone 9 Elements

Create broadcast-ready mixes for radio and streaming with iZotope Ozone 9 Elements. Professional developed presets for a range of genres give your mix a ultra-clear, punchy sound. The Mastering Wizard suggests the optimum starting point for the signal chain or processor settings, and you can then tweak the fine details manually.

Audio restoration

Audio restoration

Achieve clean, impressive sound for files with the audio restoration tool. It identifies and removes automatic clicks as well as static noise interference from air-conditioning units, electrical devices or amps.

Vinyl recording and restoration

Vinyl recording and restoration

Convert your favorite records and cassettes to digital and enhance their audio quality with powerful recording and restoration tools for vinyl. Remove distracting noise and adjust the volume levels of your recordings. Then, burn your audio to CD or convert your recordings to standard formats such as MP3, FLAC and Ogg Vorbis.

Perfect video sound

Perfect video sound

For high quality image and sound. Edit the most popular video formats with more than 20 audio effects for restoration and editing your recordings.

Fast-track a CD master

Fast-track a CD master

The "Open and append" command makes it easier than ever to compile tracks for a CD master. Select one or multiple files and add these automatically, including track markers, to your CD.

Import/export formats

Import/export formats

SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 16 lets you import and export audio files in all standard formats (WAV, AIFF, MP3, MUS, AAC, FLAC, OGG, WMA, ASF, W64, CDA, RAW and VOX).

Visualization
Audio analysis in SOUND FORGE Audio Studio

Analyze sound with sophisticated audio visualization tools. Music, vocals and noise are graphically and dynamically displayed on the basis of their audio data.

Redesigned Visualization Meter

Redesigned Visualization Meter
Digital peak meter with a modern design

The classic Visualization Meter is now available with a new flat design and customizable skin colors. New drawing response of the V2 Peak Meter ensures that you can always view the volume at a glance.

Oscilloscope

Oscilloscope
Clear signal visualization

The oscilloscope offers impressive new options for visualizing waveforms. Visualize periodic oscillations in audio signal or have a real-time display of effect chain manipulations. The oscilloscope offers active support as part of your audio editing workflow as well as the mastering process.

Highlights

  • NEW! modernEQ
  • NEW! modernReverb
  • NEW! Advanced editing for effects plug-ins
  • NEW! New resampling engine
  • NEW! Optimized multichannel handling
  • Remote Recording
  • Instant Action & Windows context menu improvements
  • wizardFX Suite with professional effects plug-ins
  • Truncate Silence option for removing pauses
  • Export Wizard for Audible, iTunes and Amazon audiobooks in accordance with ACX standards
  • Redesigned Visualization Meter
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Subscription and cancellation conditions: SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 365 will be available immediately after payment and activation. The charge for the minimum term is payable as a single sum upon conclusion of the contract. The minimum term begins on the date of purchase. The contractual period of SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 365 will be automatically extended by 12 months at a time until you cancel the agreement. You will be informed well in advance if the extension rate or taxes included change. A cancellation is possible up to 1 month before the end of the contract period. To cancel the contract, please send an email stating your customer number to: infoservice@magix.net

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  • NEW! modernEQ
  • NEW! modernReverb
  • NEW! Advanced editing for effects plug-ins
  • NEW! New resampling engine
  • NEW! Optimized multichannel handling
  • Editing for audio files containing 5.1 Surround data with up to 6 channels
  • Digitization, restoration and audio conversion
  • Audio recording at up to 32-bit/384 kHz & video sound optimization
  • Includes wizardFX Suite & iZotope Ozone 9 Elements
€2.99/month

Subscription and cancellation conditions: SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 365 will be available immediately after payment and activation. The charge for the duration of the minimum term is payable monthly upon conclusion of the contract. The minimum term begins on the date of purchase. The contractual period of SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 365 will be automatically extended by 12 months at a time until you cancel the agreement. You will be informed well in advance if the extension rate or taxes included change. A cancellation is possible up to 1 month before the end of the contract period. To cancel the contract, please send an email stating your customer number to: infoservice@magix.net

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  • NEW! modernEQ
  • NEW! modernReverb
  • NEW! Advanced editing for effects plug-ins
  • NEW! New resampling engine
  • NEW! Optimized multichannel handling
  • Editing for audio files containing 5.1 Surround data with up to 6 channels
  • Digitization, restoration and audio conversion
  • Audio recording at up to 32-bit/384 kHz & video sound optimization
  • Includes wizardFX Suite & iZotope Ozone 9 Elements
€4.99/month

Subscription and cancellation conditions: SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 365 will be available immediately after payment and activation. The charge for the minimum term is payable as a single sum upon conclusion of the contract. The minimum term begins on the date of purchase. The contractual period of SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 365 will be automatically extended by 3 months at a time until you cancel the agreement. You will be informed well in advance if the extension rate or taxes included change. A cancellation is possible up to 1 month before the end of the contract period. To cancel the contract, please send an email stating your customer number to: infoservice@magix.net

Download (shipping free)
  • NEW! modernEQ
  • NEW! modernReverb
  • NEW! Advanced editing for effects plug-ins
  • NEW! New resampling engine
  • NEW! Optimized multichannel handling
  • Editing for audio files containing 5.1 Surround data with up to 6 channels
  • Digitization, restoration and audio conversion
  • Audio recording at up to 32-bit/384 kHz & video sound optimization
  • Includes wizardFX Suite & iZotope Ozone 9 Elements

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.

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