New version of features powerful tools for faster, more precise editing,more user 16/04/02
Sonic Foundry announced a new version of Sound Forge, the company's award-winning professional digital audio editing and
mastering system. Sound Forge 6.0 includes many new powerful features and
enhancements including, nondestructive audio editing, multitask background
rendering, user interface enhancements and new video render options.
Sound Forge has become the industry-standard for audio editing, audio
recording, effects processing and media encoding. It is used worldwide for
audio and multimedia production in leading recording studios, production
houses, broadcast production facilities, home studios, radio stations and
training facilities. Sound Forge 6.0 includes an extensive set of
customizable audio processes, effects and tools for manipulating audio and
media, and supports a wide range of file and audio/video compression
formats, including streaming audio and video media for the Web.
"Sound Forge 6.0 continues to set the standard for professional digital
audio editing and media production on the PC," said Brad Reinke, general
manager and senior vice president for Sonic Foundry product software.
year marks the 10th anniversary of Sound Forge, and with this release, we
continue to provide users with even more speed and power in the creation of
their professional projects. From fast, nondestructive editing to the new
video import and render options, Sound Forge offers the most intuitive and
efficient digital audio editing environment available for media
New Features in Sound Forge 6.0 include:
Nonndestructive Audio Editing - Users can create a clean,
professional-sounding final product now with lightning-fast precision.
Multitask Background Rendering - Continue production on one file
while Sound Forge processes another in the background.
New DirectX® Plug-in Manager - Sound Forge 6.0 features a new
plug-in manager that allows users to sort, arrange and customize audio
effects plug-ins with ease.
Enhanced Time Zoom (24:1) - Allows users to perform precise
New Video Render Options - Includes high-quality video resizing,
resample source video and stretch to fill frame.
Full Support for 4GB + Files - Sound Forge 6.0 now supports files of
all sizes, as long as the user's file system supports them (NTFS file
FREE Vegas Video LE 3.0 Multitrack - Sound Forge6.0 includes a FREE
lite edition of Vegas Video 3.0 (Vegas Video LE), Sonic Foundry's
professional multitrack digital video editor.
The MSRP for Sound Forge 6.0 is $499.95 but it is offered direct from Sonic
Foundry for $399.96 as a download, $449.95 for boxed product or from select
retail stores nationwide. Registered users of Sound Forge 5.0 can upgrade
direct from Sonic Foundry for only $149.95. Product to ship mid-May 2002.
For a complete list of the new features in Sound Forge 6.0, refer to the
company Web site at: