Sony Audio Master Suite 2 Upgrade - Waveform and Spectral Editing Software Bundle (Download)

Sony Audio Master Suite 2 Upgrade - Waveform and Spectral Editing Software Bundle (Download)

Sony Audio Master Suite 2 Upgrade - Waveform and Spectral Editing Software Bundle (Download)

Sony Audio Master Suite 2 Upgrade - Waveform and Spectral Editing Software Bundle (Download)

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  • Upgrade from Sound Forge Pro Download
  • Upgrade from SpectraLayers Pro Download
  • Sound Forge Pro 11
  • SpectraLayers Pro 3
  • CD Architect 5.2
  • 25 Sony Sound Series Production Tracks
  • Windows
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  • 1Description

The Audio Master Suite 2 from Sony is a Windows-based software bundle featuring two advanced waveform and spectral editing applications, each with its own strengths that seamlessly integrate with one another. Whether the application is mixing, mastering, repair and restoration, sound design, forensics, or analysis, Sound Forge Pro 11 and SpectraLayers Pro 3 provide a unified environment that serves to enhance creative audio design.

Additionally, the bundle includes Sony CD Architect 5.2 mastering software for professional CD creation. Also included are twenty-five production music tracks from the Sony Sound Series that can be freely chosen from the entire library and download either all at once or singly. Royalty free music beds are available in many genres including ambient/cinematic, country, electronica, jazz, news, pop, rock, urban, and world.

Note: This item is for registered users of Sound Forge Pro (Download) or SpectraLayers Pro (Download) who wish to upgrade to Audio Master Suite 2 (Download).

  • SpectraLayers Pro 3 - Advanced Audio Spectrum Editor (Boxed)

    SpectraLayers Pro 3 from Sony is an advanced spectrum editor that allows for working with the individual sounds in an audio file as if they were objects in a photograph. Using graphic representation, users can make detailed repairs with precise tools, move sounds around, reduce noise, increase clarity, or get totally creative and transform a sound file into something new and different.

    For audio mastering engineers the program provides the tools for making small fixes to radical, project-wide transformations and to also repair, filter, and remix audio. Sound designers and remix artists are able to isolate individual sounds in an audio file, selecting material by frequency, and constructing new music directly on the spectral graph. Audio archivists can make old recordings sound their best.

    And for the audio-for-video producer the software provides the tools needed to eliminate unwanted noise with extreme precision, apply bandwidth-limited noiseprints across entire files, or perform surgical cuts to remove isolated sonic events. Forensic specialists can pull out target sounds for analysis, while music and dialog extraction can be performed for replacement or rights management purposes.

    Other features of the software include Spectral Casting/Spectral Molding, a process that uses the frequency spectrum of one layer as a cast or mold for carving an impression directly into the spectrum of a second layer. Pitch correction is also possible, and interoperability with Sound Forge Pro 11 and Sound Forge Pro Mac 2 is seamless.

    What's New
    • Redesigned layers panel
    • Color-coded layers
    • Drag to re-order
    • Floating panels
    • Double-click fader reset to 0dB
    • Selection tools redesign
    • Waveform display/overview bar updates instantly while displaying graphic, color-coded information about selection range, layer program length and location, layer phase status, mute state, and marker/region positions
    • 3D Displace Mode allows for exploring the amplitude envelopes of any sound in isolation
    • Audio scrubbing
    • Engine performance upgraded
    • 24-bit/192 kHz performance
    • New preferences panel makes configuration and personalization easy
    • Hardware support including touch, trackpad, pen, Retina/high-DPI displays, and automatic detection when used with convertible laptops
    • Up to eight channels of surround sound support
    • Three-step audio extraction for quick creative deconstruction
    • Selection Tool offers four options - rectangular, elliptical, time range, and frequency range for carving precise selections from the spectral graph
    • Waveform Display shows selections, color-coded project layer content, relative amplitudes, and more
    • Time and pitch manipulation
    • Frequency range display options
    • Frequencies and noise can be drawn directly into the Spectral Display
    • Noiseprint-based noise reduction
    • Amplify, clone, and erase tools can be used to edit audio on any layer at any time
    • Transfer audio data between SpectraLayers Pro 3 and Sound Forge Pro
    • Spectral Casting / Spectral Molding uses the frequency spectrum of one layer as a mold or cast for carving an impression of its frequency signature directly into the spectrum of a second layer
  • CD Architect 5.2 - CD Mastering Software

    CD Architect 5.2 software from Sony Media Software produces professional audio CDs to Red Book specification. Version 5.2 includes CD text reading and writing and updated drive support. Perform full PQ code editing, trim events from full-length media and add as new tracks, import regions from Sound Forge software as tracks, master audio by applying over twenty real-time DirectX effects to events and the master output, and perform disc-at-once CD burning.

    CD Architect software provides the precise audio CD mastering and burning tools. Arrange your CD Architect project using simple drag-and-drop operations. Produce complex cross fades and DJ-style mega mixes. Generate multiple takes of a song to use in your project before burning. Create live-style CDs with audio in the time between tracks, apply volume envelopes and event ASR envelopes - even create hidden tracks. CD Architect software supports a long list of drives, including many FireWire and USB devices.

    • CD Text support
    • Support for up to 32-bit, 192kHz source audio
    • High-quality resampling and dithering with noise-shaping
    • Single or multi-file play-listing
    • Volume and ASR envelopes for any event
    • Multiple levels of undo/redo
    • Override validation errors option
    • Mono-to-stereo conversion on the fly
    • CD transport controls
    • Direct file open into Sound Forge software
    • Track creation from Sound Forge regions
    • Trimmer window
    • Media Explorer
    • Ripple editing
    • CD Image file rendering
    • Automatic crossfades
    • Greater than 1:1 time zoom
    • Reading and extraction of PQ data along with audio tracks
    • Complete control over tracks, marker placements, and indices
    • Preview multiple tracks or ranges of audio before extraction from a supported CD device
    • Stereo master volume fader and adjustable envelope controls for any region
    • Media Pool Multiple file format support without conversion
    • Auto save crash recovery
    • Undo/redo history list
    • Supports MP3, AIFF, Ogg Vorbis, Windows Media Audio and more
    • Convert MP3s of your own music to WAV files on the fly, burn new audio CDs and listen to them anywhere
    • Over 20 real-time DirectX plug-ins
    • Event and master bus effects model
    • Audio layering to create complex crossfades
    • Event Normalization
    • Real time pitch shift/time stretch
    • Slip trimming
    • Audio phase invert
    • Audio scrubbing
    • Unlimited volume envelope points
    CD Design
    • Full PQ code editing support, including track and index positions and pause times
    • Absolute times for replication
    • Print cue sheets and format CD liner notes
    • Up to 99 tracks
    • Up to 99 sub-indices per track
    • Smart track reordering
    • Automatic pause time indication
    • Relative times for liner notes
    • Timeline event locking
    • Adjustable pause times
    • Audio CD player unmute fade emulation
    CD Writing
    • Burns disc-at-once premaster CDs for professional replication
    • USB, FireWire, SCSI and IDE/ATAPI CD-R and CD-RW drive support
    • Overburn support of 80 minute and other size CD-Rs
    • Buffer underrun protection
    • Test burn mode
    • PQ list verification for Red Book compatibility prior to burn
    • Burn speed selection
    • Copy-inhibit flags
    • Pre-emphasis flags
    • Audio clipping detection
    • International Standard Recording Codes (ISRC)
    • Universal Product Codes (UPC)
    • Media Catalog Numbers (MCN)
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  • 1Description
  • SpectraLayers Pro 3 - Advanced Audio Spectrum Editor (Boxed)
    System Requirements Mac
    Intel Dual Core processor (Quad Core recommended)
    OS X 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite)
    4 GB RAM
    2 GB of free hard drive space (for temporary files)
    Core Audio compatible audio hardware
    OpenGL 3.0 compatible graphics card
    1280 x 720 display resolution

    Dual Core processor (Quad Core processor recommended)
    Windows 7 SP1, 8, 8.1, 10 (64 bit)
    4 GB RAM
    2 GB of free hard drive space (for temporary files)
    Windows compatible audio hardware
    OpenGL 3.0 compatible graphics card
    1280 x 720 display resolution
    Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox 10 or later, or Google Chrome 13 or later (for viewing help)
    Supported File Formats Read
    Apple Core Audio Format (.caf)
    Real Media (.rm)
    Sun (.au, .snd)
    Video (AVI, MXF, MP1, MP2, MP4, MKV, QuickTime, .vob, .wmv)
    Ogg Vorbis

    Apple Core Audio Format (.caf)
    Ogg Vorbis
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.5 x 5.0 x 0.1"
  • CD Architect 5.2 - CD Mastering Software
    System Requirements
    • 500MHz processor
    • Windows 2000 SP4, XP, Vista or Windows 7
    • 128MB RAM
    • 40MB hard-disk space for program installation
    • Windows-compatible sound card
    • CD-ROM drive
    • Supported CD-Recordable drive (for CD burning only)
    • Microsoft DirectX 8 or later (included on CD-ROM)
    • Internet Explorer 5.1 or later (included on CD-ROM)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.5 x 8.0 x 1.8"
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