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Sound Forge 8 Now Available

Now Includes Application Scripting, CD Architect 5.2 Software, VST Effect Support And Much More. Now through April 15, 2005 get Sound Forge 8 for only US $279.95...


Sony Media Software announced today that shipments have begun of the eagerly awaited Sound Forge 8 Audio Editing Software.

New features include the addition of CD Architect 5.2 software for CD mastering, with direct track export functionality from Sound Forge software for fast and efficient Red Book audio CD creation. This new upgrade also provides application scripting functionality and batch processing which allows users to automate processes for multiple file encodes; customizable keyboard commands for streamlining workflow; the addition of low-latency ASIO driver support; and VST plug-in support which expands the number of effect options users can now apply to their audio.

Summary of new features and enhancements:

  • Application scripting
  • Batch converter functionality
  • Includes CD Architect 5.2 software for professional CD mastering
  • Direct file export to CD Architect software
  • VST effect support
  • ASIO driver support
  • Customizable keyboard mapping
  • Audio scrubbing
  • Windows XP theme support

Pricing and Availability

From now until April 15th you can get the new Sound Forge 8 software for $279.95, as a package or download, direct from Sony -- 30% off the list price. The reduced price software may be purchased at mediasoftware.sonypictures.com/promo.asp?keycode=6562

After April 15th Sound Forge 8 will return to its original retail price of $399.95 and is available at software retailers worldwide or direct from Sony.

For more information, visit their web site at www.sony.com/mediasoftware

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By our press release coordinator Monday March 21, 2005
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