The academic 100 - 499 site license pack of Sound Forge Pro 11 from Sony is a software solution for creating and delivering master audio content for any purpose. Sound Forge Pro is ideal for producers who demand a rock-solid platform for recording, editing, processing and rendering audio master files. The edition makes sophisticated audio production move easy, with modeless recording and plug-in processing environments that will keep your attention focused on getting terrific takes.
The extensive roster of the classic Sound Forge Pro plug-ins has expanded to include repair and restore tools from iZotope, including the complete iZotope Nectar Elements voice processing plug-in. Advanced features include metering for critical standards, input bus effects, a navigable waveform overview option and enhanced event mode flexibility. In addition, Sound Forge Pro 11 is wired for seamless interoperability with SpectraLayers Pro 2 (spectral editing application). You can pass your data between Sound Forge Pro 11 and SpectraLayers Pro 2, allowing you to work freely across waveform and spectral editing applications. From major conveniences to critical necessities, Sound Forge Pro 11 is a one-stop solution for capturing and delivering master-quality audio.
Note: To receive this license, you must be a qualified student, faculty member, staff member, or an accredited institution. You will need to provide proof of your academic status. Eligibility: College Students: Matriculating college, university, and career school students K-12 Students: Currently enrolled K-12 students Faculty/Staff: K-12 and all post-secondary faculty and staff members. The acceptable forms of ID include dated student ID card, dated faculty ID card, and dated staff ID card. For K-12 students a letter from school on school letterhead is also required.
Modeless One-Touch Recording
Select a loop and record multiple takes into it while enjoying customizable pre-roll and post-roll monitoring; set your pre-roll and post-roll times right inside the current floating record options window.
Store multiple recorded takes that can be reviewed in the Undo/Redo History window after you’ve completed recording.
Punch-and-roll recording is now a snap in Sound Forge Pro 11. Simply choose a pickup point and start over, with all the pre-roll you need to prime yourself for the perfect take.
Monitor unarmed channels while recording.
Watch your waveform being drawn as you record.
Stay armed for recording at all times.
Seamless Interoperability with SpectraLayers Pro 2
Transfer audio data between Sound Forge Pro 11 and SpectraLayers Pro 2 and experience the thrill of working freely across the premiere waveform and spectral editing applications.
Open a large file in Sound Forge Pro 11 and transfer selections of any size to SpectraLayers Pro 2 for fast, precise editing. Then, bring the result back to the source file in Sound Forge Pro 11 with sample accurate precision.
Send multiple files to SpectraLayers Pro 2 for deep layering, remixing and sound design work. Then, return your completed products back to Sound Forge Pro 11 for further editing, processing and finalization.
Input Bus Effects
Create a vibe for your talent by sweetening your source signal with plug-in effects.
Plug-in Chain Interface
Enjoy a significantly refined workspace for conducting signal and effects processing operations.
Dock the chain and enjoy direct access to every component of the processing environment.
Easily manage plug-in orders, presets, interface controls, envelope automation and bypass controls, and retain a unique plug-in interface layout for every open data window.
Broadcast Wave File Format Enhancements
Supports BEXT BWF version 2.0, iXML and includes autofill and verification options as well as automatic repair of BWF data.
Waveform Overview Bar
Sound Forge Pro 11 features a Waveform Overview Bar that makes file navigation easier than ever.
More than just a simple strip that displays your exact location, this feature also serves as an excellent locator and auditioning tool.
Double-click in the bar to center your cursor in a time range defined by the waveform display or click-drag to audition looping segments with customizable pre-roll and loop duration times.
Enhanced Data Window Tab Functionality
Data window tabs in Sound Forge Pro 11 now have advanced features for improved workflow. Arrange tabs in your workspace and enjoy dynamic resizing. There is a convenient close button for every open data window.
The metering features help you follow up-to-date rules while maximizing the dynamic range potential of your audio.
Event Mode Improvements
Convert regions to events, lock event markers, region markers and envelope points to events and automatically ripple successive events forward in time while editing.
Restore and Repair Tools
Sound Forge Pro 11 includes specialized tools that make it easy to carry out repair and restoration tasks on your audio files. Powered by iZotope, these plug-ins are configurable, easy to use and work like magic in a wide variety of situations. The current edition includes:
Declipper: The Declipper plug-in reconstructs peaks damaged by clipping at either the analog or digital stage. Use the level histogram to pinpoint where the damage began. Set the Clipping Threshold to determine where peak resynthesis will begin.
Denoiser: Easily perform noiseprint-based noise reduction with the Denoiser plug-in. Simply click the Learn button while playing a random sample of unwanted noise contained in your target file and Denoiser will do the rest, by applying a customized noise-reduction process across your entire selection.
Declicker: The Declicker identifies and eliminates clicks, pops and digital impulse noises. Set the fader to the sensitivity level you need, and then count the number of clicks that are identified and repaired over time as your audio file plays.
Nectar Elements by iZotope
The included Nectar Elements plug-in makes vocal treatment a snap.
Whether you're recording or mixing, get terrific results quickly by loading one of the professionally designed style presets in genres like Rock, Pop, Folk, Soul and Voiceover & Dialogue. From there, easily customize your sound by adjusting dedicated controls like Presence, Drive and Grit.
Fix pitch problems, perform de-essing or reduce room noise in recording.
With 10 powerful processors working hard behind the scenes, Nectar Elements offers simple, intelligent controls that let you focus on the sound.
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1 GHz processor Microsoft Windows Vista (Service Pack 2 or later), Windows 7 or Windows 8 500 MB hard disk space for program installation 512 MB RAM Windows compatible sound card DVD-ROM drive (for installation from a DVD only) Supported CD recordable drive (for CD burning only) Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 (included on application disc)
Sony Sound Forge Pro 11 (Academic, 100 - 499 Site Licenses) Review