Magix Sound Forge Pro 12 Suite (Upgrade from older Standard and Pro version)
Magix Sound Forge Pro 12 Suite (Upgrade from older Standard and Pro version)


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VideoGuys Part # (SKU): SF008259ESDU1
MFR Part # (MPN): ANR008259ESD-U1
Upgrade from older Standard and Pro version to Sound Forge Pro 12 Suite - the complete bundle for editing, mastering, restoration, sound design and mastering.
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Sound Forge Pro Suite is the complete bundle for editing, mastering, restoration, sound design and mastering.

SOUND FORGE Pro 12 Suite is the ideal audio editor for creative artists, producers, and sound designers. The SOUND FORGE audio engine has been further developed and ensures ultra-precise results for dedicated audio editing. The new 64-bit SOUND FORGE Pro enables you to harness the full power of your PC for all audio editing tasks. Record multichannel audio simultaneously on up to 32 channels and in 64-bit/192 kHz resolution. For editing, restoration and mastering tasks, effortlessly remove noise with integrated restoration effects. Shape your project's sound with sophisticated mastering tools by iZotope and the transparent audio engine. Create broadcast-ready productions and gold-standard masters.

SOUND FORGE Pro 12 Suite also includes seven mixing and mastering effect plug-ins and suites that include iZotope Ozone Elements 8, iZotope RX Elements, essentialFX Suite, Vandal, Analogue Modelling Suite, VariVerb II and Vintage Effects Suite.


  • Architecture: 64-bit

  • Record: Record on up to 32 channels in 64-bit/384 kHz in premium quality.

  • Sound design: Sophisticated audio editing and restoration with the new DeHisser, DeClipper, DeClicker & DeCrackler

  • Post-production: Significantly optimized broadcast-ready wave files

  • Mastering: Discover new high-quality tools such as Wave Hammer 2.0 (multiband compressor), equalizer, multiband compressor and mastering limiter.

  • Standards: VST3 support / DSD import & export / High-quality POW-r dithering / DAO CD mastering to Red Book specification

Suite Highlights

  • SOUND FORGE Pro 12
    SOUND FORGE Pro Suite is designed as a complete set of audio applications to record, edit and process audio to the highest possible standard. At its core is the all new SOUND FORGE Pro 12 with 64-bit processing, VST3 effect support, plug-ins from the advanced SEQUOIA system and many renowned audio shaping and enhancing plug-ins. Add the sound design inspiration of SpectraLayers Pro 5 and you have a suite of software that continues to set new standards for audio professionals.

  • SpectraLayers Pro 5
    SpectraLayers Pro transforms sound into a unique visual world of multidimensional audio data. It presents the audio to you as unique layers within the frequency spectrum so you can transpose, extract and optimise sounds in ways never before imagined. With an outstanding design, a high performance audio engine and seamless integration with other DAWs, SpectraLayers Pro is one of the world’s most revolutionary spectral editing platforms.

  • essentialFX Suite
    With 11 first-class effects, essentialFX Suite offers a complete arsenal of plug-ins for every music production situation. Each one is powered by high-quality and efficient algorithms to ensure the highest quality sound quality and lowest possible CPU usage. Combine that with clear controls for easy operation and you have the perfect suite of studio tools.

  • Analogue Modelling Suite
    A collection of plug-ins to offer you analogue-sounding dreams within a digital realm. AM|MUNITION is an extremely versatile dynamics tool and AM|PULSE is a transient designer for detailed editing of percussive and dynamic signals. AM|TRACK is a fantastic combination of analog compressor and tape simulator, while AM|PHIBIA is a great tube preamp and channel strip for vocal recording.

  • Vintage Effects Suite
    A suite of high-quality effects that authentically emulates the warm, full sound of analog hardware. The collection includes a chorus/flanger for added depth and width or analog-style phasing effects. There's also a delay for authentic and inspiring tape echo effects, and finally a filter with overdrive and modulation to dramatically alter any audio you throw at it.

  • VariVerb II
    VariVerb offers fantastic classic, modern or artificial reverbs and also allows you to create your own using a variety of algorithms without impulse response to get more depth and texture.

  • Vandal
    Vandal is a virtual guitar and bass amplifier with a complete guitar effect signal chain. It allows you to recreate all the guitar effects you need with total software control.

Workflow Features

Multichannel file editing and processing

SOUND FORGE Pro 12 can open, edit, convert and save multichannel audio data from different sources, all within a multitrack environment and with sample-accurate precision. This makes it well equipped to take on any surround sound mix or audio-for-video project.

Multitask background rendering

You can multitask by editing a new file while SOUND FORGE Pro 12 processes and renders another one in the background. This is a great timesaver when the pressure is on.

ACID loop creation tools

Create your own music loops for ACID software. Edit wav file properties like tempo, root note, audio clips and shift selections to get the sound you want. The information is embedded in the file, so your loops will change tempo and pitch-shift in your ACID project.

Interface customization

The SOUND FORGE Pro 12 user interface is fully customizable. Waveform and envelope colors, markers, and default window heights can be adjusted and saved to fit your preferences and workflow. Create and save multiple interface layout configurations for single and dual monitor systems.

Customizable layouts

Design your own editing environments to maximize your productivity. SOUND FORGE Pro 12 lets you customize the layout and positioning of the workspace. Dock and group windows within the SOUND FORGE interface, customizing the environment to suit the way you work.

Technical Specifications


You require a 32- or 64-bit version of one the following operating systems:
Microsoft Windows 7 | 8 | 10

All MAGIX programs are developed with user-friendliness in mind so that all the basic features run smoothly and can be fully controlled, even on low-performance computers. The technical data for your computer can be found in the control panel of your operating system.

Processor: 1 GHz
RAM: 512 MB
Graphics card: Onboard, min. resolution 1024 x 768
Available drive space: 500 MB for program installation
Internet connection: Required for activating and validating the program, as well as for some program functions. Program requires one-time registration.

File Formats

Audio/ Video

SOUND FORGE Pro Project Files (*.frg)
CD Audio (*.cda)x
Direct Stream Digital DSD (*.dsf)
Audio Interchange File Format AIFF (*.aif;aiff;*.snd)
ATRAC Audio (*.aa3;*.oma)
Dolby Digital AC-3 Studio (*.ac3)x
AVC (*.mp4)x
MainConcept AVC/AAC (*.mp4;*.avc;*.aac)x
Dialogic VOX ADPCM (*.vox)
Intervoice (*.ivc)
DLS Instrument (*.dls)x
FLAC Audio (*.flac)
GIG Instrument (*.gig)x
MainConcept AVC/AAC (*.mp4;*.avc;*.bsf;*.264;*.aac)x
Sony AVC/MVC (*.mp4;*.m2ts;*.avc)x
MainConcept MPEG-1 (*.mpg;*.mpeg;*.mmv;*m1p;*.m1a)x
MainConcept MPEG-1 (*.mpg)x
MainConcept MPEG-2 (*.mpg;*.mpeg;*.m2t;*mmv;*.m2p)x
MainConcept MPEG-2 (*.mpg;*.m2v;*.m2t;*.m2p)x
MPEG-2 Transport Stream (*.m2t;*.ts;*.mts;*.m2ts)x
LPEC Audio (*.msv;*.dvf)
MP3 Audio (*.mp3)
NeXT/Sun (Java) (*.au;*.snd)x
NeXT/Sun (Java) (*.au;)x
OggVorbis (*.ogg)
QuickTime 7 (*.mov;*.qt;*.dv;*.gif;*.tif;*.tiff)x
QuickTime 7 (*.mov)x
Raw Audio (*.raw)
Shockwave Flash (*.swf)x
Sony Perfect Clarity Audio (*.pca)
Sony Wave64 (*.w64)
Sound Designer 1 (*.dig;*.sd)x
Sound Designer 1 (*.dig)x
Video for Windows (*.avi)
Wave (Microsoft) (*.wav)
Sonic Foundry Audio (*.sfa)x
Windows Media Audio V11 (*.wma)
Windows Media Video V11 (*.wmv;*.asf)
Windows Media Video V11 (*.wmv)x
XDCAM EX (*.mp4)
Sony MXF (*.mxf)x
SoundFont 2 Instrument (*.sf2)x

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