Sonic Foundry Sound Forge Studio 6.0

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Record audio straight through your computer's soundcard. Edit audio using standard windows commands.

Sound Forge Studio includes much of the same award-winning technology found in Sound Forge, the professional digital audio editor. This streamlined version makes it easy to record, edit, and process audio using your PC. Record from a CD, microphone, LP, cassette, or musical instrument, and then edit your recording using a wide range of tools and effects. Liven up presentations, recordings, and music using over 30 digital audio effects and processes, including 1001 Sound Effects. Create your own "Best Of" audio CDs using track-at-once CD burning.

Why Sound Forge Studio
Powerful editing tools Ö Edit files in real-time and hear the changes immediately. Sound Forge Studio includes dozens of editing tools including: cut, paste, move, delete, mute, reverse, crossfade, trim, normalize, fade, pan, resample, enhance, insert silence, and more.

Amazing audio effects Ö Sound Forge Studio includes a 10-band EQ, reverb, delay, distortion, mute, reverse, fades, crossfade, pan, volume, normalize, and more.

Multiple file format support Ö Sound Forge Studio supports many popular audio and web formats, including WAV, Windows Media Audio and Video, QuickTime, RealAudio¬, and MP3. It is perfect for creating streaming media for the web.

Free sound effects library Ö Enhance your audio with over 1,000 professional-quality sound clips - from explosions and flying saucers to animals and spooky noises. This royalty-free library is perfect for presentations, PowerPoint¬ productions, and web read more sites.

Audio Recording and Editing
Record and edit audio using your PC! Record instruments, vocals, CDs, records, cassettes, keyboards, and microphones - just about anything you can plug into your PC.

Perform fast, real-time edits.

Edit audio files in over 10 popular formats, including MP3, WAV, and WMA.

Cross-fade audio tracks, balance sound levels, and perform smooth fade-ins and fade-outs.

Work on one file while another is processing in the background using multitask background rendering.

Synchronize audio and video frame by frame.

Create music loops and samples for use in Sonic Foundry's ACID¬.

Effects Processing
Add effects including reverb, distortion, delay/echo, equalization, and more.

Fix uneven sound levels, trim unwanted sections, and enhance dull recordings.

Energize your presentations with vocal narrations and amazing sound effects.

Time stretch your audio by changing the length of an audio recording without altering its pitch.

CD Ripping and Burning
Rip audio tracks from a CD directly into Sound Forge Studio for immediate editing and mixing.

Create your own audio CDs using track-at-once CD burning. Produce "Best Of" mixes of your favorite songs and record them to CD.

Audio Encoding
Quickly convert audio files into MP3 format for the web, or a portable MP3 player.

Put your audio files on the web. Sound Forge Studio supports over 10 import and 15 export formats, including Windows Media, RealAudio¬, and MP3.

Import QuickTime, WMV, and MPEG-1&2 formats for immediate editing.


Real-time nondestructive editing

Multitask background rendering

QuickTime, WMV, and MPEG-1&2 import*

Tabbed docking windows

Fully customizable toolbars

Enhanced Preset Manager

Full support for 4 GB and larger files

New video rendering options

User interface enhancements

General Editing Features
Simple editing and navigation

Drag-and-Drop operations

Real-time nondestructive editing

Multitask background rendering

Automatic left and right mono to stereo merge

Fully customizable toolbars

Mix, paste, and crossfade

Overview window

Unlimited Undo/Redo

Over 30 built-in effects & processes

System and user-defined function presets

Enhanced Preset Manager

10-band EQ

Effects previewing

Crash recovery

Time Compression

Mark-in, mark-out, drop markers in real time

Embed URL flips within audio and video stream

Sample rates from 2 kHz to 48 kHz

8-bit, 16-bit file support

Video and AVI file support with frame-accurate editing

Embed summary information in files

Mono and stereo sound files

Real-time play and record meters

Tabbed, docking windows

Save files to popular multimedia and Internet file formats

Full support for 4 GB and larger files

Standard keyboard commands, mouse shortcuts, and toolbars

Compress sound files for 8-bit distribution

Bit Depth Converter (to 8-bit, 16-bit)

DC Offset

10-band EQ

Fade In/Out

Graphic Fade

Insert Silence








Swap channels

Time Compress


Amplitude Modulation







Noise Gate

Pitch Bend/Shift



Track at once CD burning

CD Ripping

Statistics Tool

Simple Synthesis

DTMF/MF Synthesis

Tools for ACID¬
Create ACIDized loops

Loop-editing toolbar

Assign root notes, number of beats, and tempo

Regions and Playlists
Name markers, loops, and regions

Sample Editing
Real-time loop tuning window

Sustaining Loop, Release Loop

Real-time record meters

Remote record function

Timing Basis
Absolute Frames

Measures and Beats

Samples, Time, Seconds

SMPTE Drop/Non-Drop


Time and Frames

Video Support
QuickTime, WMV, and MPEG-1&2 import*

Adjustable video frame rate and frame size

Video frame display above waveform

Edit AVI files with multiple audio streams

Maintain perfect sync while working with full NTSC and PAL video

Audio and video synchronization with sub-frame accuracy

Various video and audio compression options

Video preview window

* MPEG-1&2 support requires the purchase of the MainConcept MPEG plug-in from Sonic Foundry.
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System Requirements:

200 MHz processor

Windows-compatible sound card

CD-ROM drive (for installation from a CD only)

Supported CD-Recordable drive (for CD burning only)

24-bit color display recommended


25 MB hard-disk space for program installation

Microsoft¬ Windows¬ 98SE, Me, 2000, or XP

Microsoft DirectX¬ 8 or later

Internet Explorer 4.0 or later

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