SpectraLayers Pro 3
Advanced audio spectrum editor.
This product is also included in: Audio Master Suite 2, Audio Master Suite Mac 2

Transcending the limitations of waveform editing

In SpectraLayers Pro 3, you can work with the individual sounds in an audio file just as if they were objects in a photograph. Make detailed repairs with precise tools. Move sounds around, reduce noise and clutter, increase clarity, or get totally creative and transform a sound picture into something new and different. The spectral editing experience is, literally, sound as vision. Transcend the waveform display and refine your vision with SpectraLayers Pro 3.

SpectraLayers Pro 3 Overview
who needs spectral editing

Who needs SpectraLayers Pro 3?

audio mastering

Audio mastering engineers

From small fixes to radical, project-wide transformations, use SpectraLayers Pro 3 to repair, filter, and remix audio in ways you never thought possible.

sound design

Sound designers and remix artists

Isolate individual sounds in an audio file, select material by frequency, and construct new music directly on the spectral graph.

audio for video

Audio-for-video producers

Eliminate unwanted noise with extreme precision. Apply bandwidth-limited noiseprints across entire files, or perform surgical cuts to remove isolated sonic events.

forensic audio

Forensics specialists / music and dialog extraction

Audio extraction is a SpectraLayers Pro 3 specialty. Pull target sounds for analysis, replacement, or rights management purposes.

audio archive restoration

Audio archivists

Make old recordings sound their best, with technology that transforms historical audio documents into detailed visual documents that can be edited directly in the spectral graph.

digital audio work

Professionals who demand the deepest audio analysis

If you work with digital audio, you need SpectraLayers Pro 3. The latest edition features parallel developments in program design and core engine performance that work together in harmony to deliver the most highly-evolved spectral editing platform available. Learn more.

What can I do with SpectraLayers Pro 3?

Play Interoperability Video


Enjoy seamless interoperability with Sound Forge Pro 11 and Sound Forge Pro Mac 2.5.

Play Spectral Casting/Spectral Molding Video

Spectral Casting/Spectral Molding

Use the frequency spectrum of one layer as a cast or mold for carving an impression directly into the spectrum of a second layer. Spectral Casting/Spectral Molding opens up unexplored new worlds of audio processing possibilities.

Music courtesy of Army of the Universe.

Play SpectraLayers Pro Noise Reduction Video

Noise Reduction

Perform noiseprint-based noise reduction using customized noiseprints containing multiple frequency bands of any width.

Precise repairs

Remove unwanted noises and artifacts with ease while leaving surrounding audio data completely intact.

Isolate events

Separate music and dialogue into individual component layers.

Pitch correction

Perform pitch correction on user-selected components of an audio file.

Remix audio

Divide audio into component parts for processing and remixing.


CDM Studios Uses SpectraLayers Pro 3
"Many tools claim to allow you to extract unwanted audio, but never has there been an app that handles this with such grace – allowing you to stare at a cross section of your sound and remove just the offending elements, leaving the rest sonically intact."- Charles de Montebello
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Sony Creative Software Introduces New Media Production Tools at the 2015 NAB Show
Catalyst Prepare™, Catalyst Edit™, and SpectraLayers™ Pro 3, Cross-Platform Video and Audio Production Applications, Making NAB Show Debut

Update SpectraLayers Pro 3.0.28
An update to SpectraLayers Pro software was posted on November 23, 2015.
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