SOUND FORGE Pro 16
Audio Editing Solution for Professionals

 

System requirements

All MAGIX programs are developed with user-friendliness in mind so that all the basic features run smoothly and can be fully controlled, even on low-performance computers. The technical data for your computer can be found in the control panel of your operating system.

Operating Systems

You require a 32- or 64-bit version of one of the following operating systems:

Windows 11 | Windows 10

Minimum System Requirements

  • Processor: 1 GHz
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • Graphics card: Onboard, min. resolution 1024 x 768
  • Sound card: Onboard
  • Hard drive space: 500 MB for program installation
  • Program language: Deutsch, English, Français, Español

An Internet connection is required for program registration, validation and individual program features as well as one-time registration.

File Formats

Import

  • SOUND FORGE Audio Studio Project Files (*.sfas)
  • SOUND FORGE Pro Project Files (*.frg)
  • ATRAC Audio (*.aa3; *.oma)
  • Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF) (*.aif; *.aiff; *.snd)
  • AVC (*.mp4)
  • CD Audio (*.cda)
  • Dialogic VOX ADPCM (*.vox)
  • Direct Stream Digital (DSD) (*.dsf)
  • DLS Instrument (*.dls)
  • FLAC Audio (*.flac)
  • GIG Instrument (*.gig)
  • Intervoice (*.ivc)
  • LPEC Audio (*.msv; *.dvf)
  • MainConcept AVC/AAC (*.mp4; *.avc; *.bsf; *.264; *.aac)
  • MainConcept MPEG-1 (*.mpg; *.mpeg; *.mmv; *.m1p; *.m1a)
  • MainConcept MPEG-2 (*.mpg; *.mpeg; *.m2t; *.mmv; *.m2p)
  • MP3 Audio (MP3s) (*.mp3)
  • MPEG-2 Transport Stream (*.m2t;  *.ts; *.mts; *.m2ts)
  • NeXT/Sun (Java) (*.au; *.snd)
  • Ogg Vorbis (*.ogg)
  • Quick Time 7 (*.mov; *.qt; *.dv; *.gif; *.tif; *.tiff)
  • Raw Audio (*.raw; *.*)
  • Shockwave Flash (*.swf)
  • Sonic Foundry Audio (*.sfa)
  • Sony MXF (*.mxf)
  • Sony MXF HDCAM SR (*.mxf)
  • Sony Perfect Clarity Audio (*.pca)
  • Sony Wave64 (*.w64)
  • Sony XAVC / XAVC S (*.mxf)

Export

  • SOUND FORGE Pro Project File (*.frg)
  • ATRAC Audio (*.aa3)
  • Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF) (*.aif)
  • Dialogic VOX ADPCM (*.vox)
  • Direct Stream Digital (DSD) (*.dsf)
  • FLAC Audio (*.flac)
  • Intervoice (*.vc)
  • LPEC Audio (*.msv)
  • MainConcept AVC/AAC (*.mp4; *.avc; *.aac)
  • MainConcept MPEG-1 (*.mpg)
  • MainConcept MPEG-2 (*.mpg; *.m2v; *.m2t; *.mpa)
  • MP3 Audio (MP3s) (*.mp3)
  • NeXT/Sun (Java) (*.au)
  • OggVorbis (*.ogg)
  • Quick Time 7 (*.mov)
  • Raw Audio (*.raw)
  • Sony AVC/MVC (*.mp4; *.m2ts; *.avc)
  • Sony MXF (*.mxf)
  • Sony MXF HDCAM SR (*.mxf)
  • Sony Perfect Clarity Audio (*.pca)
  • Sony Wave64 (*.w64)
  • Sony XAVC / XAVC S (*.mxf; *.mp4)
  • Sound Designer 1 (*.dig)
  • Video for Windows (*.avi)
  • Wave (Microsoft) (*.wav)
  • Windows Media Audio V11 (*.wma)
  • Windows Media Video V11 (*.wmv)
  • XDCAM EX (*.MP4)
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  • NEW! Resampling engine
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  • NEW! Improved compatibility with VST plug-ins
  • NEW! Loudness visualization
  • NEW! Optimized multichannel workflow
  • NEW! Expanded Plug-in manager
  • NEW! Resampling engine
Available until December 18, 2022
  • Only now for free in this offer:
  • ✔ NEW! coreFX 2-Point Compressor (€ 24,99 value)
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All features included in SOUND FORGE Pro 16, plus:

  • NEW! dynamicEQ
    now featuring oversampling
  • NEW! Melodyne essential
    version 5.2
  • wizardFX Modern Reverb
  • Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro 9
  • 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 December 18, 2022
  • Only now for free in this offer:
  • ✔ NEW! coreFX 2-Point Compressor (€ 24,99 value)
  • ✔ NEW! coreFX Expander (€ 24,99 value)
€ 249,00 Regularly € 648,98

Here you can upgrade to the latest version for a special price. Have your account registration information or the serial number for your software ready.

Download (shipping free)

All features included in SOUND FORGE Pro 16, plus:

  • NEW! dynamicEQ
    now featuring oversampling
  • NEW! Melodyne essential
    version 5.2
  • wizardFX Modern Reverb
  • Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro 9
  • 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 December 18, 2022
  • Only now for free in this offer:
  • ✔ NEW! coreFX 2-Point Compressor (€ 24,99 value)
  • ✔ NEW! coreFX Expander (€ 24,99 value)
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
€ 14,99/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 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! Improved compatibility with VST plug-ins
  • NEW! Loudness visualization
  • NEW! Optimized multichannel workflow
  • NEW! Expanded Plug-in manager
  • NEW! Resampling engine
€ 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! Improved compatibility with VST plug-ins
  • NEW! Loudness visualization
  • NEW! Optimized multichannel workflow
  • NEW! Expanded Plug-in manager
  • NEW! Resampling engine
€ 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! Improved compatibility with VST plug-ins
  • NEW! Loudness visualization
  • NEW! Optimized multichannel workflow
  • NEW! Expanded Plug-in manager
  • NEW! Resampling engine
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
€ 19,99/month

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 16, plus:

  • NEW! dynamicEQ
    now featuring oversampling
  • NEW! Melodyne essential
    version 5.2
  • wizardFX Modern Reverb
  • Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro 9
  • 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)
€ 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 16, plus:

  • NEW! dynamicEQ
    now featuring oversampling
  • NEW! Melodyne essential
    version 5.2
  • wizardFX Modern Reverb
  • Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro 9
  • 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)

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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