Sony Media Software has announced the forthcoming release of Sound Forge 8
. New features include the addition of CD Architect 5.2 software for professional 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.
Sound Forge 8 software's many new powerful features and enhancements include:
- 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.
Sound Forge 8 will be shipping in early March with a suggested retail price of US$399.95.