SOUND FORGE Pro 17:
A comparison of all versions

 

Version comparison

Basic functions

SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 17

SOUND FORGE Audio Cleaning Lab 4

SOUND FORGE Pro 17

SOUND FORGE Pro 17 Suite

SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 17
Save 33%
SOUND FORGE Audio Cleaning Lab 4
Save 60%
SOUND FORGE Pro 17
Save 74%
SOUND FORGE Pro 17 Suite
Save 75%

SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 17

SOUND FORGE Audio Cleaning Lab 4

SOUND FORGE Pro 17

SOUND FORGE Pro 17 Suite

       
Basic functions
Maximum bit depth
32-bit float 32-bit float 64-bit float 64-bit float
Maximum sample rate
384 kHz 96 kHz 768 kHz 768 kHz
Compatible with 32 and 64-bit systems
Multichannel file support
up to 6 channels Stereo up to 32 channels up to 32 channels
Interactive Tutorials
Audio interface support using ASIO™
One touch recording
Can burn track-at-once / disc-at-once CDs
Burn options for CD text
Red Book-compatible CD mastering / burning
DDP export
CALM standard-compliant loudness meters
Clipping identification and selection
Seamless integration of ARA 2 plug-ins (SpectraLayers Pro and Melodyne)
Access to user-defined functions via Windows context menu for
individual files multiple files / folders multiple files / folders
Instant Action
WaveColor
Vocal Activity Detection
Remote Recording
Truncate Silence
Signal visualization
4 9 8 8
ACX Export Wizard
MIDI control
Languages
Deutsch, English, 日本語 (日本), 中文(简体), Español, Français, Polski Deutsch, English Deutsch, English, 日本語 (日本), 中文(简体), Español, Français Deutsch, English, 日本語 (日本), 中文(简体), Español, Français
Windows compatibility
8 / 10 / 11 8 / 10 / 11 8 / 10 / 11 8 / 10 / 11
       
Additional third party plug-ins

SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 17

SOUND FORGE Audio Cleaning Lab 4

SOUND FORGE Pro 17

SOUND FORGE Pro 17 Suite

 
Additional third party plug-ins
 
File formats

SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 17

SOUND FORGE Audio Cleaning Lab 4

SOUND FORGE Pro 17

SOUND FORGE Pro 17 Suite

 
File formats
 
Effects

SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 17

SOUND FORGE Audio Cleaning Lab 4

SOUND FORGE Pro 17

SOUND FORGE Pro 17 Suite

 
Effects
 
Editing

SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 17

SOUND FORGE Audio Cleaning Lab 4

SOUND FORGE Pro 17

SOUND FORGE Pro 17 Suite

 
Editing
 
SOUND FORGE Pro 17
SOUND FORGE Pro 17
SOUND FORGE Pro 17
SOUND FORGE Pro 17 The standard for recording, audio editing & mastering
Upgrade: SOUND FORGE Pro 17 The standard for recording, audio editing & mastering
SOUND FORGE Pro 17 The standard for recording, audio editing & mastering
Save 74%
€99.99 Regularly €399.00
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  • NEW! External FX
  • NEW! VST Enhancements
  • NEW! coreFX Utility
  • NEW! Optimized Onboarding
Available until 24 March 2024
€99.99 Regularly €399.00

Upgrade to the latest version here. Please have your account registration information or the serial number for your software ready.

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  • NEW! External FX
  • NEW! VST Enhancements
  • NEW! coreFX Utility
  • NEW! Optimized Onboarding
Available until 3 March 2024
SOUND FORGE Pro 365
SOUND FORGE Pro 365
SOUND FORGE Pro 365
SOUND FORGE Pro 365 SOUND FORGE Pro 12 month subscription
SOUND FORGE Pro 365 SOUND FORGE Pro 12 month subscription
SOUND FORGE Pro 365 SOUND FORGE Pro 1 month subscription
Save 33%
€119.88 / year Regularly €179.88 / year

Subscription and cancellation conditions: SOUND FORGE Pro 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 Pro 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

Download (shipping free)
  • NEW! External FX
  • NEW! VST Enhancements
  • NEW! coreFX Utility
  • NEW! Optimized Onboarding
Available until 3 March 2024
€14.99 / month

Subscription and cancellation conditions: SOUND FORGE Pro 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 Pro 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

Download (shipping free)
  • NEW! External FX
  • NEW! VST Enhancements
  • NEW! coreFX Utility
  • NEW! Optimized Onboarding
€27.99 / month

Subscription and cancellation conditions: SOUND FORGE Pro 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 Pro 365 will be automatically extended by one month 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 day 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! External FX
  • NEW! VST Enhancements
  • NEW! coreFX Utility
  • NEW! Optimized Onboarding
SOUND FORGE Pro 17 Suite
SOUND FORGE Pro 17 Suite
SOUND FORGE Pro 17 Suite
SOUND FORGE Pro 17 Suite The standard for recording, audio editing & mastering
Upgrade: SOUND FORGE Pro 17 Suite The standard for recording, audio editing & mastering
SOUND FORGE Pro 17 Suite The standard for recording, audio editing & mastering
Save 75%
€149.00 Regularly €599.00
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All features included in SOUND FORGE Pro 17, plus:

  • dynamicEQ
    now featuring oversampling
  • Melodyne essential
    version 5.3
  • wizardFX Modern Reverb
  • Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro 10
  • essentialFX Suite
    (11 high-quality effect plug-ins)
  • Analogue Modelling Suite
    (4 mastering plug-ins)
  • Vintage Effects Suite
    (3 vintage effects)
  • VariVerb II
    (versatile reverb plug-in)
  • Vandal (virtual guitar &
    bass amps)
Available until 24 March 2024
€149.00 Regularly €599.00

Upgrade to the latest version here. Please have your account registration information or the serial number for your software ready.

Download (shipping free)

All features included in SOUND FORGE Pro 17, plus:

  • dynamicEQ
    now featuring oversampling
  • Melodyne essential
    version 5.3
  • wizardFX Modern Reverb
  • Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro 10
  • essentialFX Suite
    (11 high-quality effect plug-ins)
  • Analogue Modelling Suite
    (4 mastering plug-ins)
  • Vintage Effects Suite
    (3 vintage effects)
  • VariVerb II
    (versatile reverb plug-in)
  • Vandal (virtual guitar &
    bass amps)
Available until 3 March 2024
SOUND FORGE Pro Suite 365
SOUND FORGE Pro Suite 365
SOUND FORGE Pro Suite 365 SOUND FORGE Pro Suite 12 month subscription
SOUND FORGE Pro Suite 365 SOUND FORGE Pro Suite 12 month subscription
Save 25%
€179.88 / year Regularly €239.88 / year

Subscription and cancellation conditions: SOUND FORGE Pro Suite 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 Pro Suite 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

Download (shipping free)

All features included in SOUND FORGE Pro 17, plus:

  • dynamicEQ
    now featuring oversampling
  • Melodyne essential
    version 5.3
  • wizardFX Modern Reverb
  • Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro 10
  • essentialFX Suite
    (11 high-quality effect plug-ins)
  • Analogue Modelling Suite
    (4 mastering plug-ins)
  • Vintage Effects Suite
    (3 vintage effects)
  • VariVerb II
    (versatile reverb plug-in)
  • Vandal (virtual guitar &
    bass amps)
Available until 3 March 2024
€19.99 / month

Subscription and cancellation conditions: SOUND FORGE Pro Suite 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 Pro Suite 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

Download (shipping free)

All features included in SOUND FORGE Pro 17, plus:

  • dynamicEQ
    now featuring oversampling
  • Melodyne essential
    version 5.3
  • wizardFX Modern Reverb
  • Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro 10
  • essentialFX Suite
    (11 high-quality effect plug-ins)
  • Analogue Modelling Suite
    (4 mastering plug-ins)
  • Vintage Effects Suite
    (3 vintage effects)
  • VariVerb II
    (versatile reverb plug-in)
  • Vandal (virtual guitar &
    bass amps)
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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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