The all-new SOUND FORGE Pro
State of the art mastering, sound design and editing
SOUND FORGE Pro is back and it's better than ever. It has always been an incredible tool for recording, editing and processing audio at the highest possible standard. Thanks to its multi-channel recording, intuitive workflow, extremely powerful editing features and array of mastering plug-ins, SOUND FORGE Pro set new standards in the audio industry for over two decades. Now, with the release of SOUND FORGE Pro 12, the 64-bit engine, VST3 effect support and many more hi-end audio plug-ins secures the software position as the number one choice for audio professionals worldwide.
The best just got better
SOUND FORGE Pro 12 offers professional-quality mastering, editing and sound-design features all within an intuitive and inspiring interface. New features include 64-bit architecture, VST3 effect support and effects from SEQUOIA, the high-end audio workstation favoured by broadcast, post-production and mastering engineers. With the iZotope mastering tools and compatibility with SpectraLayers 5, SOUND FORGE Pro 12 is the ultimate solution for any pro audio task – from precision editing to mastering for broadcast.
NEW: 64-bit version
SOUND FORGE Pro 12 can now handle the most demanding professional audio processing tasks with ease. Its new 64-bit architecture harnesses all of your computer power to run large, high-end projects.
NEW: VST3 effect support
With full VST3 effect support, SOUND FORGE Pro 12 offers access to a world of high-end plug-ins. This latest technology also means improved performance and audio routing efficiency for decreased CPU usage.
NEW: More pro-quality effects
SOUND FORGE Pro 12 now comes with several new high-end effects. You get three noise reduction plug-ins – DeHisser, DeClicker/DeCrackler and DeClipper – taken from SEQUOIA, the advanced broadcast application. Wave Hammer 2.0 is now also included with both a classic compressor and volume maximizer for all your mastering needs.
Record. Edit. Master. Get it done.
The redesigned recording interface offers a complete overview of your projects at all times. Monitor and process up to 32 channels of recorded audio, then master, edit and shape your sound, all within an intuitive, single workspace.
Open, edit, convert and save multichannel audio from a variety of sources, all within a multitrack environment and with sample-accurate precision. SOUND FORGE Pro 12 can also handle any surround-sound mix or audio-for-video project with ease.
Deliver broadcast-ready, high-quality masters. SOUND FORGE Pro 12 features advanced signal-processing tools as well as premier effects from a range of high-end DSP developers to ensure perfect, high-resolution masters for broadcast, CD or streaming.
Take SOUND FORGE Pro 12 out on the road to be a complete, portable recording studio. Make pristine-quality, multichannel recordings of classical concerts, live bands or any other demanding mutitrack performances.
With so many professional effects processors and audio editing tools included, SOUND FORGE Pro 12 is the ideal application for sound designers. Get creative with dozens of tools like VariVerb and Vandal that offer everything from shimmering reverbs to crunchy guitar effects.
A complete studio for music production
SOUND FORGE PRO 12 has extensive features for music production. Record multichannel vocals or bands, compose and mix with virtual instruments and effects, master the results with high-end processing tools. It's a complete studio environment to realise your musical ideas at every stage of the production process.
- 32 channel file recording, editing and processing
- 64-bit architecture
- One touch recording
- Precise audio editing and restoration
- VST3 effect support
- Numerous audio effects & plugins
- Design and customize your own editing layouts
- Video sound optimization without re-rendering
- Automate repetitive tasks with scripts
- Works seamlessly with SpectraLayers Pro 5
Don't take our word for it.
Artists on SOUND FORGE
"I’ve used SOUND FORGE since the mid 1990’s. Mastered and edited many great records, movie soundtracks, etc. It's an amazing user-friendly software that can travel with you on your career journey no matter how high it takes you. I love this program. It "feels" beautiful!"
Grammy rewarded Producer, Songwriter, Musician and Arranger
Burt Bacharach (At This Time; Grammy Winner), Dr. Dre, Bob Dylan, Elton John, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross | NBC, CBS, FOX | Jingles for McDonald's, Coca Cola and Burger King
"After 25 years in the music industry, I've seen a lot of changes. One thing that hasn't changed is my ability to rely on SOUND FORGE as my main mastering program. It has everything I need to ensure great sounding audio.
With various audio formats being used, the POW-r dithering insures that I get the best quality possible. It's absolutely incredible."
Grammy nominated Mastering Engineer
Cypress Hill, NAS, Sarah Schuster Ericsson (Night Breeze; Grammy Nominated), Kenneth Bolton (A Pianist Journey; Grammy Nominated)
"For the past seventeen years I've used and still continue to use SOUND FORGE Pro as my No 1 Go To for all my Post Mix Editing including a 2014 Grammy Nominated Blues Album I Produced, Engineered and Mixed for Blues legend Bobby Rush! The new features of SOUND FORGE Pro 12 are so brilliantly crafted!"
Brother Paul Brown
Grammy nominated Producer, Engineer and Keyboardist
The Waterboys, Al Green, Bobby Rush (Down in Louisana; Grammy Nominated), Mike Farris, Ann Peebles, Jimi Jamison (Survivor)
“SOUND FORGE Pro is an excellent DAW for recording or mixing. The metering is great and included signal processing tools are very useful. It hosts all your favorite plug-ins and provides you with both a native restoration suite and iZotope RX Elements so your tracks will be free of common demo-quality problems like vocal ticks/pops.”
Mastering and Vinyl Cutting Engineer
Willie Nelson, Blitzen Trapper, Rogue Wave
“I make primarily electronic music for games, and the tracks - when exported - have to loop seamlessly. What DAW I use to create music has changed over the years, but SOUND FORGE has remained the one and only piece of software I use to check looping points and edit my masters. I've been using SOUND FORGE practically daily since 2000.”
Composer, Producer, Sound Engineer and Sound Designer
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike (Capcom), Payday 1 & 2(Overkill Software), Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 1 & 2 (Ubisoft), GTFO (10 Chambers Collective)
“SOUND FORGE Pro is a reliable tool for easy recording, cleaning up audio, handling and converting files manually and automatically.”
Sound Designer and Founder of Epic Sound
Coca Cola Cinema Ad, LEGO Hero Factory
“For detailed audio editing work, Sound Forge allows me to get the job done with a minimum of fuss. Top-notch stuff.”
Musician, Composer and Music Technology Journalist
Journalist for Sound on Sound magazine | Library Music Producer for Focus Music, Mode Production Music, Hollywood Trax
“For both pre and post final production of full tracks, stems or individual files, SOUND FORGE as a classic software is something that should not to be missing from any home or professional studio setup!”
Drummer, Drum-Recording Engineer and Producer
Jeff Beck, Joe Lynn Turner (Deep Purple), Tom Bee (Sound of America Records), Rick Hale | Music for TV and Film
"For instance, if we do a seven-minute version of a dance club mix, and then they come at us saying, 'Hey, we really like this club mix. Can you chop it up and make it a radio mix?' That's when SOUND FORGE is priceless."
Producer and Remixer
Donna Summer (Remix; I'm A Fire), Paulina Rubio (Remix; Heat Of The Night), Cole Plante (Remix; Teardrops)
“I started beta testing audio software for a company called Sonic Foundry, later bought by SONY and now owned by MAGIX. From the beginning SOUND FORGE was the most versatile & complete audio editing software available. SOUND FORGE 12 Pro continues this great tradition, and has become indispensable for any serious audio project.”
Grammy nominated Film and TV Composer, Instant-Composer and former Recording Artist at Motown
Fame (MGM), The Miracle Worker (The Walt Disney Company), Happy Endings (CBS) | Music for: National Geographic, ABC and NBC
SOUND FORGE Pro Suite –
The ultimate audio package
Add SpectraLayers Pro 5 and additional audio plug-ins to the SOUND FORGE Pro 12 experience to get an amazing audio processing package. SpectraLayers allows you to see your audio in precise detail for incredible sonic possibilities. Alongside SOUND FORGE Pro 12 it's the ultimate audio partnership.
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