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Sony Sound Forge Pro 10 software efficiently and reliably provides audio editors and producers with complete control over all aspects of audio editing and mastering. Whether in the studio or the field, Sound Forge 10 is an essential tool for media professionals who need to create and edit audio files with speed and accuracy. With new-to-the-series, precise, event-based editing, integrated disc-at-once CD burning, professional noise-reduction tools, and pristine audio time stretching, Sony Sound Forge Pro 10 delivers the ultimate all-in-one audio production suite for professional audio recording and mastering, sound design, audio restoration, and Red Book CD creation. Sound Forge 10 also includes Noise Reduction 2, plus the Mastering Effects Bundle 2 powered by iZotope.

Some product highlights:
Pristine sound quality: Sound Forge Pro 10 software supports full-resolution 24-bit and 32-bit/64-bit float 192kHz files for the ultimate in audio fidelity. Capture the subtle overtones and nuances of instruments, vocals, and effect changes.

Precise audio editing: Edit mono, stereo, and multichannel audio files (up to 32 channels) to the sample level in real time. Use familiar Windows commands to cut, copy, paste, mix, and crossfade audio. Drag audio between channels and work on one file while processing others in the background.

Powerful audio recording: Sound Forge Pro 10 software has a complete set of tools for recording audio. Record directly into your soundcard or use the Record Timer to begin and end a session at a specific time and date. Alternatively, you can start recording when a certain audio threshold is reached with Threshold Record Triggering. You can also record and edit multichannel audio files as easily as stereo files.

Effects processing: Apply over 40 professional studio effects and processes including Normalize, EQ, Delay, Chorus, Volume, Dynamics, Noise Gate, Pitch Shift, Flange, Vibrato, and more.

Zplane lastique Pro timestretch DirectX plug-in: Use the lastique timestretch and pitch shift plug-in for pristine audio quality. Choose from various stretching methods that are tailored to your source audio including Pro, Soloist, and Efficient modes. Monitor and adjust settings while previewing.

VST effect support: Native support of VST plug-ins, including parameter automation, expands on the number of effects you can apply to your audio, ultimately increasing your mastering flexibility.

Audio for video: Sound Forge Pro 10 software supports multiple video formats including AVI, WMV, and MPEG-1 and MPEG-2. Precisely synchronize audio and video frame by frame. Sound Forge Pro 10 software includes MPEG-2 templates for writing HDV-compliant files at 720p and 1080i resolutions and AVI templates using the CineForm CFHD codec for 720p and 1080i intermediate renders.

Event-based editing: Audio editing is more efficient and powerful with Sound Forge Pro 10 software. Quickly move and split events, create fades, apply ASR (attack/sustain/release) envelopes and crossfades within a single data window for more precision. Event-based editing provides an easier way to edit edges and fades and is ideal for precise audio mastering, assembling sketches of a project or to lay out tracks for authoring disc-at-once CDs.

Musical instrument file processing: Sound Forge Pro 10 software opens, processes, and saves DLS, GigaStudio/GigaSampler, and SoundFont 2.0 musical instrument files, allowing you to add effects and processing to existing samples.

Noise Reduction audio restoration plug-ins: Easily restore audio from LPs, cassettes, CDs, and more. The Noise Reduction 2 collection of plug-ins contains Noise Reduction, Audio Restoration, Click and Crackle Removal, and Clipped Peak Restoration. Use these to fix common audio problems such as tape hiss, clicks, and pops; salvage damaged recordings; and give new life to your audio.

Integrated disc-at-once CD burning: Sound Forge Pro 10 software includes fully integrated disc-at-once (DAO) CD mastering. Generate Red Book compliant disc-at-once premasters of your music suitable for professional replication. Perform full PQ code editing, create live-style CDs, add CD text and metadata, and use high-resolution source audio with precise conversion to Red Book audio. Integrated disc-at-once CD burning results in time savings and provides a more efficient workflow when assembling CD projects.

Acoustic Mirror software plug-in: Apply different environments to your audio including bridges, churches, concert halls, modern and classic microphones, and more.

Spectrum analysis tools: View frequencies and overtones of different channels within an audio file. The Spectrum Analysis tool shows multiple graphs depending on how many channels are selected. Analyze and see the fundamental frequencies and overtones in your recordings. Monitor audio and effects changes in real time, take multiple snapshots, and overlay views to compare and match frequencies of one file to another.

iZotope 64-bit SRC (sample rate conversion): Sound Forge Pro 10 software includes iZotope Sample Rate Conversion (SRC), which is a necessary process when converting material from one sampling rate (such as studio-quality 192kHz) to another rate (such as CD-quality 44.1kHz). iZotope SRC utilizes a hybrid low-pass filter design, resulting in pristine audio with less aliasing when resampling audio.

iZotope MBIT+ dither (bit-depth conversion): The best-sounding audio requires the highest sample bit depth. Sound Forge Pro 10 software includes iZotope MBIT+ dither. MBIT+ employs psychoacoustic methods to distribute noise into less audible ranges resulting in an improved sound and smoother fades.

Interactive Tutorials: Spend less time learning and more time mastering using the new integrated tutorials in Sound Forge Pro 10 software. These tutorials provide walkthrough demonstrations of common features and functionality, including DAO CD burning, vinyl recording and restoration for easy analog to digital conversion, and more.

Includes Mastering Effects Bundle 2, powered by iZotope: Powered by iZotope, the maker of world-class audio mastering tools, this powerful bundle includes six professional audio plug-ins: Mastering EQ, Mastering Reverb, Multiband Compressor, Mastering Limiter, Stereo Imager, and Harmonic Exciter. Use these plug-ins to expertly aster and enhance your audio.

Dolby Digital AC-3 export: Use Sound Forge Pro 10 software to export multichannel files in surround AC-3 format using the included Dolby Digital AC-3 plug-in.

FEATURES

Processes
iZotope 64-bit SRC (sample rate conversion)
iZotope MBIT+ Dither (bit-depth conversion)
Auto Trim/Crop
Mute
Normalize peak or RMS level
Stereo Pan/Expand (supports mid-side mixing)
Graphic, Paragraphic, and Parametric EQ
DC Offset
Resample
Reverse
Graphic Fade with noise-shaping and dithering
Smooth/Enhance
Fade In/Out
Time Compress/Expand
Insert Silence
Volume
Invert/Flip
Bit Depth Converter (to 8-bit, 16-bit, 24-bit, or 32-bit)

Effects
Includes Mastering Effects Bundle 2 powered by iZotope
lastique Pro timestretch and pitch shift DirectX plug-in
Resonant Filter plug-in
VST plug-in effect support
DirectX plug-in effects automation
DirectX Plug-in Manager
realtime effects previewing
Modeless audio plug-in Chainer
Acoustic Mirror environment simulator
Amplitude Modulation
Chorus
Distortion
Delay/Echo (Simple and Multi-Tap)
Graphic Dynamics
Multi-Band Dynamics
Envelope
Flange/Wah-Wah/Phaser
Gapper/Snipper
Noise Gate
Pitch Bend/Shift
Reverb
Vibrato
Wave Hammer Compressor/Volume Maximizer)

Tools
Integrated disc-at-once CD burning
Includes Noise Reduction 2.0
Spectrum Analysis tool
Phase and mono-compatibility meters
Gracenote MusicID technology
Application scripting
Script Editor window
Batch conversion
Copy statistics to clipboard
Drag-and-drop CD extraction
Clipped peak detection and marking
FM Synthesis with envelopes
White, pink, brown, and filtered noise generators
Simple synthesis sweep
Auto Region (using beats and measures, or peak detection)
Crossfade Loop
Extract Regions
Find Tool
Preset Manager
Sampler Tool
Statistics Tool (Max, RMS, DC offset, Zero Crossings)
DTMF/MF Tone Synthesis
Envelope

Editing/Workflow
Event-based editing
Musical instrument file processing (.DLS, .SF2, .GIG)
Metadata editing via new Metadata windows
Customizable window layouts
Floating window docks
Tabbed browsing for maximized data windows
Default fade types in Preferences
Custom selection grid lines
Interactive Tutorials
Multichannel file editing and processing
Interface color customization
Audio scrubbing tool
JKL keyboard commands for scrubbing
Customizable keyboard mapping
Project paths in rendered media
Realtime nondestructive editing
Simple drag-and-drop operations
Multitask background rendering
Media Explorer window
Undo/redo history
Docking windows

Recording/Playback
Performance optimizations (global media cache)
Multichannel audio recording
Hardware meters with output gain control
ASIO driver support
Automated time-based recording
Audio threshold record triggering
Prerecord buffer
Auto calibration for DC offset
Generate SMPTE/MIDI timecode
Glitch/gap detection
Punch In option
Pre-roll to cursor
realtime record/playback meters (VU/PPM and standard)
Remote record function

Regions and Playlists
Regions List and Playlist windows
Editing of fields
List sorting
Nondestructive playlist
Name markers, loops, regions
Trigger with sequencers
Trigger with MIDI event-generating devices
Trigger with timecode-generating devices

Sample Editing
Pop-up MIDI keyboard to test samples
Sustaining loop
Release loop
Loop tuning window
Generate/receive MIDI timecode
SCSI/SMDI or MIDI/SDS sample transfer

Timing Basis
Absolute Frames
Measures and Beats
Samples, Time, Seconds
SMPTE Drop/Non-Drop
SMPTE EBU/Film Sync

Time and Frames
Encoding/Video Support
Enhanced Broadcast Wave Format (.bwf) support
Dolby Digital AC-3 export
Multichannel Windows Media format support
Video saving and render options (fast video resizing, deinterlace, source video resampling, and video stretching)
Windows Media 9 Series import and export
QuickTime 6 import and export, RealMedia 9 export
Support for 24 fps DV video files
Option to compensate for nonsquare pixels in Video Preview window
Display exact video frame animation above waveform
.MOV and MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 format import
External monitor support using DV and IEEE 1394 devices
Maintain perfect sync while working with full NTSC and PAL video
Sound and video synchronization with subframe accuracy
Various video and audio compression option

Tools for ACID software
Publish to ACIDplanet.com
Create loops for ACID software
Assign root notes, number of beats, and tempo

Disc-at-once (DAO) CD Layout and Burning
General Editing
Support for up to 32-bit, 192kHz source audio
CD Text support
Multiple levels of undo/redo
CD transport controls
CD image file rendering
Complete control over tracks, marker placements, and indices
Preview multiple tracks or ranges of audio before extraction from a supported CD device
Multiple file format support without conversion
Autosave crash recovery
Undo/redo history list
Supports MP3, AIFF, Ogg Vorbis, Windows Media Audio, and more

CD Design and Mastering
Full PQ code editing support, including track and index positions and pause times
Over 20 realtime DirectX plug-ins
Set up alternate CD mixes in the same workspace
Audio scrubbing
Absolute times for replication
Print cue sheets and format CD liner notes
Up to 99 tracks
Up to 99 subindices per track
Smart track reordering
Automatic pause time indication
Relative times for liner notes
Timeline event locking
Adjustable pause times

CD Writing
Burns disc-at-once premaster CDs for professional replication
USB, FireWire, SCSI, and IDE/ATAPI CD-R and CD-RW drive support
Overburn support of 80 minute and other size CD-Rs
Buffer underrun protection
Test burn mode
PQ list verification for Red Book compatibility prior to burn
Burn speed selection
Copy-inhibit flags
Pre-emphasis flags
Audio clipping detection
International Standard Recording Codes (ISRC)
Universal Product Codes (UPC)
Media Catalog Numbers (MCN)

Box contents:
Application DVD which includes: Sound Forge Pro 10 software, Noise Reduction 2.0 software, CD Architect 5.2 software, Mastering Effects Bundle 2 powered by iZotope, and online help.
SPECIFICATIONS
System Requirements
Microsoft Windows XP (SP2 or later) or Windows Vista (SP2 or later)
1GHz processor
300MB hard-disk space for program installation
512MB RAM
Windows-compatible sound card
DVD-ROM drive (for installation)
Supported CD-recordable drive (for CD burning)
Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
You must provide registration information to Sony Creative Software Inc., a US company, in order to activate the software. Product requires online registration within 30 days.

Sound Forge Pro 10 Supported File Formats:
Opens: AA3*, AAC, AIF, ASF, AU, AVI*, CDA, DIG, DLS, DV, FRG, GIF, GIG, IVC, M2A, M2P, M2T, M4A, M4B, MMV, OGG, MOV, MP1, MP3, MP4, MPEG, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 video, Sony MXF*, PCA, QT, RAW, SD, SFA, SF*, SND, TIF, VOB, VOX, W64*, WAV*, WMA*, WMV
Saves: AA3*, AC3*, AIF, ATRAC*, AU, AVI*, DIG, DLS, FRG, GIG, IVC, M1A, M1P, M2A, M2P, M2T, MMV, MOV, MP1, MP2, MP3, MP4, MPA, MPEG, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 video, Sony MXF*, OGG, PCA, RAW, RM, SF2, VOX, W64*, WAV*, WMA*, WMV
*Supported multichannel format
Pro Coverage
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY

Warranty terms vary according to product. For warranty information on specific Sony products, please go to http://www.ita.sel.sony.com/support/.

90 days parts and labor on refurbished items.



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Great Professional Product!!!!

By john bayer

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Comments about Sony SOUND FORGE 10:

This product is a great product! Ucan do anything with product including great editing and effects. One of the best iv ever used, this and pro tools are great products. It may be a little expensive but iv had no problems at all with this program. A need to buy software that has everything for you and is a great program!

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