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Which DAW is Right for You? Read More MAGIX Entertainment Sound Forge Pro 12 Suite is an audio-waveform editing software that delivers pro-quality multichannel recording, broadcast-level mastering, precision editing, and pristine audio restoration, on your Windows computer. A perfect complement to your music-production DAW, it provides you with a suite of powerful post-production tools to easily edit, process, clean, finalize, and share your game soundtrack, podcast, video, LP/tape recording, CD, or music project in just a few steps.Sound Forge Pro 12 Suite features a 64-bit architecture, which harnesses the full power of your computer. It allows you to record and edit up to 32 channels of high-quality audio simultaneously at 64-bit / 384 kHz and with low latency. A set of three, noise-shaping POW-r dithering algorithms helps reduce the unwanted quantization noise created when the bit-depth of your audio is reduced, giving you the best possible sound when your audio is played at low levels, in various formats.The software comes with DeHisser, DeClicker/DeCrackler, and DeClipper, four tools from the company's high-end broadcasting software Sequoia, designed to provide extensive audio-restoration capabilities. The Wave Hammer 2.0 plug-in includes a compressor and a volume maximizer to make your tracks sound louder.Sound Forge Pro 12 Suite bundles the powerful spectrum analysis tool SpectraLayers Pro 5. Great for sound-design applications, it offers complete spectral visualization of your audio and allows every aspect of a recording to be shaped within a rich graphical environment, in real time. The VST3 support gives you access to a large variety of plug-in effects such as the included Analogue Modelling Suite, essentialFX Suite, VariVerb II, Vandal, Vintage Effects Suite, and more.The Suite also contains high-quality plug-ins like iZotope RX Elements for cleaning up most common flaws in typical recordings and Ozone 8 Elements, a collection of mastering tools to render rich and loud final masters that are ready for uploading and sharing to any of the popular streaming formats. Note: This upgrade is available to owners of an older Standard or Pro version of the software.
    Sound Forge Pro 12 Suite at a Glance
    • 32-channel file recording, editing, and processing
    • 64-bit architecture
    • High-fidelity up to 64-bit / 384 kHz
    • One-touch recording
    • POW-r dithering algorithms
    • Precise audio editing and restoration
    • VST3 effect support
    • Large collection of audio effects and plug-ins
    • Video sound optimization without re-rendering
    • SpectraLayers Pro 5
    • iZotope RX Elements
    • iZotope Ozone Elements
    • DeClicker/DeCrackler, DeClipper, and DeHisser high-end effects from Sequoia mastering software
    • Support for more file formats (DSD)
    • Design and customize your own editing layouts
    • essentialFX Suite for everyday audio enhancements
    • Analogue Modeling Suite to simulate analog studio effects
    • Automate repetitive tasks with scripts

What's New in Version 12

    64-Bit Architecture
    • Harnesses the full power of your computer
    • High-fidelity up to 64-bit / 384 kHz
    • Helps reduce latency problems when you run large projects
    • Record up to 32 channels of high-resolution audio simultaneously
    VST3 Effect Support
    • Includes full VST3 effect support for all high-end plug-ins
    POW-r Dithering Algorithms
    • Set of three commercial dithering algorithms
    • Type 1: has the flattest frequency spectrum in the audible range of frequencies—for less stereophonically complex material such as solo instruments and voice
    • Type 2: has a psycho-acoustically optimized low-order noise-shaping curve—for material of greater stereophonic complexity
    • Type 3: has a psycho-acoustically optimized high-order noise-shaping curve—for full-spectrum, wide stereo field material
    Support for More File Formats
    • Import and export DSD (Direct Stream Digital) audio files at 352.8 kHz / 24-bit PCM
    • Record and mix in PCM format and export to DSD format for Super Audio CDs (SACD), mastering, and high-quality archiving
    • Export DDP (Disc Description Protocol) CD masters, and your discs are ready for pressing—ideal for error-free CD production
    Voice Activity Detection
    • Uses sensAI SINGING VAD technology from audEERING, based on artificial intelligence technology
    • Innovative tool can detect human voices in music pieces and marks the passages containing vocal lines
    • Voice activity detection detects lead vocals and choruses
    • Can be used for indexing extensive libraries efficiently as well as for professional DJing
    New Effects
  • Wave Hammer 2.0
    • Tool for audio mastering—includes both a classic compressor and a volume maximizer for the ideal two-stage mastering process

    • Restore and recover analog or digital material with clipping artifacts

    • Easily remove unwanted hiss created when digitizing archival tape-based recordings or from a guitar or bass amp
    • Easily clean up background hiss with presets for hiss behind vocals, cassette tape hiss, analog tape hiss, and more

    • Detect and remove clicks and pops from old vinyl and other phonograph recordings
    • DeCrackler is suited to help remove continuous and low-level noise in your recordings
    iZotope RX Elements
    • Collection of four real-time basic audio-repair tools
    • Quickly clean up most common flaws in typical recordings
    • Standalone audio editor with spectral editing
    • De-Clip: Remove digital and analog clipping artifacts to restore distorted audio
    • Voice De-Noise: Fine-tuned for vocals, reduce unwanted continuous or changing background noise like air conditioning, refrigerator hum, and amp hiss
    • De-Hum: Easily remove noise and ground-loop hums
    • De-Click: Clean up vinyl clicks and crackles, and soften up clicky bass guitars with the new low-latency De-click algorithm
    iZotope Ozone Elements 8
    • Set of mastering tools to effortlessly achieve a final master with punch and clarity
    • Ideal for achieving quality radio- and streaming-ready mixes
    • New Mastering Wizard employs machine learning and artificial intelligence to suggest optimal processing. Then add your own creative touches in a few clicks
    • Over 75 professionally designed presets
    • Full support for VST, AU, RTAS, and AAX plug-ins
    SpectraLayers Pro 5
    • Displays your audio as a spectrogram for sound-design, editing, and restoration applications
    • Make precise edits and create original audio in real time
    • High definition spectrogram for pin-sharp visual detail
    • High-performance audio engine for seamless integration with other DAWs
    essentialFX Suite
    • Collection of 11 effect plug-ins for everyday studio applications
    • High-quality algorithms, efficient features and controls, low resource consumption, and high-fidelity sound
    • Vocal strip, gate, stereo delay, flanger, reverb, compressor, and more
    Analogue Modeling Suite
    • AM|MUNITION compressor/limiter makes your mix louder, adds definition, and can be used as a limiter
    • AM|PULSE transient modeler manipulates percussive audio-signal envelopes
    • AM|TRACK analog compressor and tape simulation in a single device
    • AM|PHIBIA tube amplifier/channel strip combining an optical compressor with a pre- and post-filter unit
    Vintage Effects Suite
    • Ecox emulates realistic tape echo sounds
    • Filtox designed to control the frequency response of a modulation source
    • Corvex analog-style chorus and flanger effects make your instruments sound fuller
    VariVerb II
    • Add depth and sound textures with numerous presets for drums, vocals, and guitars
    • Create reverb effects based on complex reflection patterns and different spatial models
    • Includes rooms, halls, reverb plates, spring reverbs, and non-linear effects
    • Complete simulation suite for guitarists and bassists
    • Characteristic sound and feel of real hardware with the flexibility and creative control of software
    • Tube guitar amplifier emulations
    • Cabinet emulations
    • Comprehensive effects rack


    Professional Recording Workflow
    • Redesigned recording interface
    • Adjust and monitor up to 32 channels of incoming audio. Arm, record, and review your work all in a single workspace
    One-Touch Recording (OTR)
    • Push record, stay on the main screen, and access everything within the same workspace
    Threshold Recording
    • Set up recording to begin automatically from the selected input device by detecting when audio exceeds a set threshold
    • Great for recording yourself while you're in a booth or away from the control room
    MIDI Timecode
    • Trigger playback or recording by receiving timecode from another device
    Timestamp Recording
    • Set up your recordings to begin automatically from multiple selected input devices using a timer
    • Use the manual record button to begin recording, and your settings will automatically determine when the recording should end
    Input Bus Effects
    • Use to sweeten your source signal with plug-in effects
    • Create a headphone mix for musicians while they perform
    Waveform Overview Bar
    • Makes it easier to navigate through lengthy recordings
    • Use it to quickly shift your edit position
    • Serves as an excellent locating and auditioning tool


    • Use the Edit tool to select audio data that you wish to modify
    • Perform basic edits on envelope points
    • Magnify tool lets you zoom in to a region using your mouse
    • Edit the waveform by drawing it
    • Edit multiple audio events in a single data window
    • Simplifies laying out tracks for Disc-at-Once CD creation
    • Add, remove, or adjust points on automation envelopes for effects


    Multichannel File Editing and Processing
    • Multichannel- capable spectrum analysis shows multiple graphs depicting fundamental frequencies and overtones in your recordings depending on how many channels are selected
    • Monitor audio and effects changes, take multiple snapshots, and overlay views to compare and match frequencies
    • Great for surround-sound mix or audio-for-video project
    Multitask Background Rendering
    • Multitask by editing a new file while Sound Forge Pro 12 processes and renders in the background
    ACID Loop-Creation Tools
    • Create your own music loops for ACID software
    • Edit WAV file properties like tempo, root note, audio clips, and shift selections
    Interface Customization
    • Waveform and envelope colors, markers, and default window heights can be adjusted and saved to fit your preferences and workflow
    • Create and save multiple interface layout configurations for single- and dual-monitor systems
    Customizable Layouts
    • Design your own editing environments to maximize your productivity
    • customize the layout and positioning of the workspace
    • Dock and group windows within the Sound Forge interface


    Phase Scope and Mono-Compatibility Metering
    • Phase Scope helps you to find phase cancellation among the channels in an audio file
    • Mono compatibility meter helps detect correlations or differences between the channels that can cause phase cancellation when downmixing to mono
    CALM-Targeted Metering
    • Provides accurate loudness metering with clear visual indication of the dynamic range of your audio
    • Meter your audio’s perceived levels
    • Conforms with Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act (CALM) standards


    Batch Processing
    • Apply the same effects and processes to multiple files, saving hours of editing and conversion time
    • Save and easily recall your most frequently used batch scripts
    Mastering Wizard
    • Enables quick and easy mastering of your mixes
    • Software guides you through a typical mastering process and the different effects used
    • Includes collection of presets
    Cleaning Wizard
    • Helps remove noise and other artifacts from your audio
    • Guides you through a typical cleaning process to quickly and easily reduce hum, pops, and crackles

Other Features

    Acoustic Mirror Software Plug-In
    • Digital signal processor allows you to add environmental coloration to your existing recordings
    • Incorporates the acoustical responses of a given environment or venue into your audio files
    Disc-at-Once CD Burning
    • Create a master disc to send to a disc manufacturer for mass duplication
    • Multiple tracks of audio are written to the CD
    • Add track markers to a single-file recording of a live set
    • Burn a gapless, disc-at-once, Redbook standard audio CD
    Channel Converter
    • Change the number of channels in an audio file, reverse the channels of a stereo file, or inter-mix the channels of a multichannel file to create panning scenarios
    Clipped Peak Detection and Marking
    • Automatically scans files and marks clipped peaks

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