Sound Forge Audio Studio 10
Audio editing and production.
This product is also included in: Movie Studio 13 Suite

Technical specifications

Sound Forge Audio Studio is your gateway to recording, editing, energizing, and encoding audio. Professional features include 24-bit, 192 kHz support, enhanced vinyl recording and restoration tools, customizable window layouts, FLAC and AAC format support, and more. Now included with Sound Forge Audio Studio is iZotope’s exclusive Audio Enhancer plug-in*, a one-click solution for achieving broadcast-quality audio. Additional features are outlined in the list below.

Sound Forge Audio Studio 10.0 Features

General Features

  • New! iZotope Audio Enhancer plug-in
  • New! Four step-by-step tutorial videos
  • 24-bit/32-bit float, 192 kHz audio support
  • Global Media cache
  • Customizable window layouts
  • Floating window docks
  • Tabbed data window browsing
  • Custom selection gridlines
  • Show Me How interactive tutorials
  • Simple editing and navigation
  • Easy drag-and-drop functionality
  • Real-time nondestructive editing
  • Multitask background rendering
  • Media Explorer with automatic file previewing
  • Automatic left and right mono-to-stereo merge
  • Fully customizable toolbars
  • Mix, paste, and crossfade
  • Automatic file mixing and conversion
  • Unlimited Undo/Redo
  • Over 30 built-in effects & processes
  • System and user-defined function presets
  • Enhanced Preset Manager
  • Crash recovery
  • Mark-in, mark-out, drop markers in real time
  • Embed URL flips within audio and video stream
  • Mono and stereo sound files
  • Real-time play and record meters
  • Full support for 4 GB and larger files
  • Standard keyboard commands, mouse shortcuts, and toolbars
  • Compress sound files for 8-bit distribution

Sample Editing

  • Sustaining Loop, Release Loop Recording
  • Real-time record meters
  • Remote record function


  • Enhanced Vinyl Recording and Restoration Tool
  • Metadata Windows
  • Integrated disc-at-once (DAO) CD burning
  • JKL scrubbing
  • Gracenote® MusicID™ CD album identification
  • Track-at-once CD burning
  • Drag-and-drop CD extraction
  • Express FX™ Vinyl Restoration Tool
  • Statistics Tool
  • Simple Synthesis with sweep
  • DTMF/MF Synthesis


  • Resonant Filter plug-in
  • Vocal Eraser plug-in
  • DirectX audio plug-in support
  • VST audio effect support
  • ASIO driver support
  • Amplitude Modulation
  • Chorus
  • Delay
  • Distortion
  • Dynamics
  • Envelopes
  • Flange/Wah-Wah
  • Noise Gate
  • Pitch Bend
  • Reverb
  • Stutter

Regions and Playlists

  • Updated marker and region ruler with selection snapping
  • Regions List
  • Name markers, loops, and regions


  • Bit Depth Converter (to 8-bit, 16-bit, 24-bit)
  • DC Offset
  • 10-band EQ
  • Fade In/Out
  • Graphic Fade
  • Multiple fade curve types
  • Insert Silence
  • Invert/Flip
  • Mute
  • Normalize
  • Pan
  • Resample
  • Reverse
  • Smooth/Enhance
  • Swap channels
  • Time Compress
  • Volume

Tools for ACID® Software

  • Create loops for use in ACID software
  • Loop-editing toolbar
  • Assign root notes, number of beats, and tempo

Timing Basis

  • Time Display window
  • Absolute Frames
  • Measures and Beats
  • Samples, Time, Seconds
  • SMPTE Drop/Non-Drop
  • SMPTE EBU/Film Sync
  • Time and Frames

Audio and Video Support and Encoding

  • AAC support
  • Save files to popular multimedia and Internet file formats
  • Windows Media® 9 import and export, RealMedia® 9 export
  • QuickTime® 6 import
  • Adjustable video frame rate and frame size
  • Video frame display above waveform
  • Edit AVI files with multiple audio streams
  • Maintain perfect sync while working with full NTSC and PAL video
  • Audio and video synchronization with sub-frame accuracy
  • Various video and audio compression options
  • Support for 24 fps native DV video files
  • Video Preview window

*iZotope Audio Enhancer plug-in available only in stand-alone purchases and upgrades to Sound Forge Audio Studio 10.0 software.

Supported file formats




AAC, AA3, AIFF, AU, AVI, DIG, FLAC, IVC, MP3, OGG, RealAudio®, PCA, RAW, RealVideo®, QuickTime, VOX, W64, WAV, WMA, WMV

System requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP (Service Pack 3 or later), Windows Vista™ (Service Pack 2 or later), Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10
  • 1 GHz processor
  • 350 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)
  • Internet Connection (for Gracenote MusicID Service)

You must provide your registration information to Sony Creative Software Inc., a US company, in order to activate the software. Product requires online registration.


Update Sound Forge Audio Studio 10.0
An update to Sound Forge Audio Studio 10.0 was posted on Nov. 19, 2013.
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