Sony Sound Forge Pro 10 Software Provides Comprehensive New Tools for Professional Digital Audio Production
Posted Sep 1, 2009

Sony Creative Software, a leading provider of professional video and audio production applications, today announced the availability of Sound ForgeTM Pro 10 digital audio production suite. Sound Forge Pro 10 new features include event-based editing, disc-at-once CD burning, iZotopeTM 64-bit SRCTM (sample rate conversion), MBIT+TM dither (bit-depth conversion), musical instrument file processing, and the élastique Pro timestretch/pitch shift plug-in. In addition, Sound Forge Pro 10 software provides exclusive new enhancements, including customizable window layouts, metadata editing, performance optimizations, and interactive tutorials. These new features create a powerful and flexible audio production environment, increasing workflow and efficiency while consistently delivering the pristine audio quality the recording industry has come to expect from Sound Forge software.

"Digital audio production is a staple of not only the traditional recording industry, but also video game developers, post-production houses, video producers, web media creators, sound designers, and mobile device content producers. While developing this new version, we took into account the specific challenges each one of these industries face and incorporated many new features that provide unique solutions for these diverse professional needs," said Dave Chaimson, Sony Creative Software vice president of global marketing. "Extensive customer feedback and industry input ensure that the enhancements in Sound Forge Pro 10 software will intuitively handle the most complex projects of professional producers in today's varied digital audio fields."

"I use Sound Forge Pro software for scoring film, TV and game projects as well as producing artist CDs and making film soundtracks, and am truly excited to begin using version 10," said Chris Brickler, head of production for Xlantic America, music producer, film director and former technology executive who recently produced the Emmy-nominated documentary series HowWillWeLove.com "I can always count on Sound Forge Pro's powerful functionality to efficiently handle my complex projects and consistently produce the high-quality results I require. The new features in this version will definitely speed up my workflow allowing me to focus more on the creative aspects of my audio production."

New Sound Forge Pro 10 Feature Highlights
Key new features in Sound Forge Pro 10 include:

Price and Availability
The Sound Forge Pro 10 digital audio production software is now available in English and Japanese from www.sonycreativesoftware.com and select retailers and e-tailers worldwide. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for Sound Forge Pro 10 software is U.S. $499.