Log in
Log in

or
Create an account

or
Hot news

Sound Forge Pro 11 and SpectraLayers Pro 2

Enlarge
Add this product to
  • My former gear
  • My current gear
  • My wishlist
Sony Sound Forge Pro 11
Images
1/4
News Sony Sound Forge Pro 11

Digital Audio Editor from Sony belonging to the Sound Forge series

Write a user review or Ask for a user review
Reviews
Price engine
Classified Ads
Forums

Sony has launched Sound Forge Pro 11 and SpectraLayers 2, the latest versions of its audio editors.

What’s new in Sound Forge Pro 11:

  • New recording window which allows to record several takes from a selection (loop) with pre and post-roll monitoring and pre/post-roll time setting from within the floating option window
  • Ability to store multiple takes and find them in the undo/redo history after completing the recording
  • Ability to monitor unarmed tracks during the recording
  • New navigation form in the waveform
  • Effect plug-in insert on the input
  • New floating window for plug-in chains
  • CALM-compliant meters (Commercial, Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act)
  • New restoration and repair tools, including iZotope Nectact Elements
  • Enhanced Event mode with the ability to convert regions into events, lock event and region markers, envelope points…

Last, you can transfer files between Sound Forge Pro 11 and SpectraLayers Pro 2 which has also been released today with the following new features:

  • Overhauled audio engine for enhanced performances
  • One-clic noise extraction feature
  • Improved pitch shifter
  • Marker and metadata edition
  • New Shape Tool which allows to select sounds within the spectral view
  • Logarithmic scale view for the frequency rates
  • Remix options for faster resampling
  • Enhanced GUI
  • New Spectral Casting/Spectral Molding mode for “molding” or “casting” the impression of a frequency signature of a layer in the spectral view of a second layers. This will create a third layer called Impression Layer that can be modified (phase reverse for example) and combine to the second layer (see the video on the Sony website for further details)

Sound Forge Pro 11 is available for $399.95 and upgrades from any previous versions of Sound Forge are offered for $199.95 and $329.95 for Forge Audio Studio users. It is only available for Windows.

SpectraLayers Pro 2 is available for Mac OS X 10.7 / 10.8 and Windows Vista, 7 and 8. It retails for $399.95 and you can upgrade from Spectra Layers Pro for $199.95.

You can also get both softwares bundled in Audio Master Suite, which also features CD Architect 5.2 and a 1600+ sound library (Sony Sound Series, $498 value). It is available for $599.95. If you decide to purchase Sound Forge Pro 11 or SpectraLayers Pro 2 and complete the bundle later, the upgrade retails for $329.95.

Be the first to post a comment about this news item

    Viewers of this article also read...

    cookies
    We are using cookies!

    Yes, Audiofanzine is using cookies. Since the last thing that we want is disturbing your diet with too much fat or too much sugar, you'll be glad to learn that we made them ourselves with fresh, organic and fair ingredients, and with a perfect nutritional balance. What this means is that the data we store in them is used to enhance your use of our website as well as improve your user experience on our pages and show you personalised ads (learn more). To configure your cookie preferences, click here.

    We did not wait for a law to make us respect our members and visitors' privacy. The cookies that we use are only meant to improve your experience on our website.

    Our cookies
    Cookies not subject to consent
    These are cookies that guarantee the proper functioning of Audiofanzine and allow its optimization. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. Example: cookies that help you stay logged in from page to page or that help customizing your usage of the website (dark mode or filters).
    Audience analysis (Google Analytics)
    We are using Google Analytics in order to better understand the use that our visitors make of our website in an attempt to improve it.
    Advertising (Google Ads)
    This information allows us to show you personalized advertisements thanks to which Audiofanzine is financed. By unchecking this box you will still have advertisements but they may be less interesting :) We are using Google Ad Manager to display part of our ads, or tools integrated to our own CMS for the rest. We are likely to display advertisements from our own platform, from Google Advertising Products or from Adform.
    Marketing (Meta Pixel)

    On our websites, we use the Meta Pixel. The Meta Pixel is a remarketing pixel implemented on our websites that allows us to target you directly via the Meta Network by serving ads to visitors of our websites when they visit the social networks Facebook and Instagram. The meta pixel are code snippets which are able to identify your browser type via the browser ID - the individual fingerprint of your browser - and to recognise that you have visited our websites and what exactly you have looked at on our websites. When you visit our websites, the pixel establishes a direct connection to Meta's servers. Meta is able to identify you by your browser ID, as this is linked to other data about you stored by Meta on your Facebook or Instagram user account. Meta then delivers individualised ads from us on Facebook or on Instagram that are tailored to your needs.

    We ourselves are not in a position to identify you personally via the meta pixel, as apart from your browser ID no other data is stored with us via the pixel.

    For more information about the Meta Pixel, the details of data processing via this service and Meta's privacy policy, please visit Meta Privacy Policy - How Meta collects and uses user data for Facebook and Meta Privacy Policy - How Meta collects and uses user data for Instagram.

    Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd. is a subsidiary of Meta Platforms, Inc. based in the USA. It cannot be ruled out that your data collected by Facebook will also be transmitted to the USA.


    We did not wait for a law to make us respect our members and visitors' privacy. The cookies that we use are only meant to improve your experience on our website.

    Our cookies
    Cookies not subject to consent

    These are cookies that guarantee the proper functioning of Audiofanzine. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. Examples: cookies that help you stay logged in from page to page or that help customizing your usage of the website (dark mode or filters).

    Audience analysis (Google Analytics)

    We are using Google Analytics in order to better understand the use that our visitors make of our website in an attempt to improve it. When this parameter is activated, no personal information is sent to Google and the IP addresses are anonymized.

    Advertising (Google Ads)

    This information allows us to show you personalized advertisements thanks to which Audiofanzine is financed. By unchecking this box you will still have advertisements but they may be less interesting :) We are using Google Ad Manager to display part of our ads, or tools integrated to our own CMS for the rest. We are likely to display advertisements from our own platform, from Google Advertising Products or from Adform.

    Marketing (Meta Pixel)

    On our websites, we use the Meta Pixel. The Meta Pixel is a remarketing pixel implemented on our websites that allows us to target you directly via the Meta Network by serving ads to visitors of our websites when they visit the social networks Facebook and Instagram. The meta pixel are code snippets which are able to identify your browser type via the browser ID - the individual fingerprint of your browser - and to recognise that you have visited our websites and what exactly you have looked at on our websites. When you visit our websites, the pixel establishes a direct connection to Meta's servers. Meta is able to identify you by your browser ID, as this is linked to other data about you stored by Meta on your Facebook or Instagram user account. Meta then delivers individualised ads from us on Facebook or on Instagram that are tailored to your needs.

    We ourselves are not in a position to identify you personally via the meta pixel, as apart from your browser ID no other data is stored with us via the pixel.

    For more information about the Meta Pixel, the details of data processing via this service and Meta's privacy policy, please visit Meta Privacy Policy - How Meta collects and uses user data for Facebook and Meta Privacy Policy - How Meta collects and uses user data for Instagram.

    Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd. is a subsidiary of Meta Platforms, Inc. based in the USA. It cannot be ruled out that your data collected by Facebook will also be transmitted to the USA.


    You can find more details on data protection in our privacy policy.
    You can also find information about how Google uses personal data by following this link.