[UPDATE: As of May 20, 2016 Sony Creative Software has sold the majority of its products to MAGIX Software GmbH. SCS will remain a part of Sony Electronics and will continue to own and distribute its Catalyst Browse and Catalyst Production Suite products.]
Magix’s Sound Forge® Audio Studio (formerly created/sold by Sony®) is a professional digital audio recording and editing software program that lets you record and edit audio right into your computer with a simple microphone to produce high-quality audio products you can sell for a profit!
While there are a number of other audio recording programs available on the market today, Sound Forge® Audio Studio is my choice when it comes to recording and editing audio for my websites, audio products and saving such audio files in different formats. I’ve seen and used many other programs and have just found Sound Forge® Audio Studio to be the most user-friendly of them all.
What does Sound Forge® Audio Studio look like?
Upon your first exposure to Sound Forge® Audio Studio, you might think it’s a tad complex, but in reality, once you’re shown the basic tasks you’ll perform over and over again, after awhile, Sound Forge® Audio Studio will come as natural to you as turning on your computer! Here is a screen shot to get you gently acquainted with Sound Forge® Audio Studio.
Sound Forge® also lets you save these audio recordings in a variety of audio formats, such as MP3, WAV, WMA, etc. You can then take these saved audio recordings and duplicate them via CD, stream them from your website or let people download them to play on their iPod or other portable MP3 player.
What can you do with Sound Forge® Audio Studio?
- Record audio for your website, blog and/or podcast show …
- Record your book or eBooks and create audio books out of them for sale and extra income …
- Edit audio that you recorded, whether it’s a telephone call, recorded seminar, etc.
- Save audio files in different audio file formats. For example, you might save an audio file from WAV into MP3.
- Organize and prepare audio files for CD set creation. This might involve you saving any number of audio files in certain formats, such as MP3 (stereo, 128 Kbps, CD Quality), etc.
… and so much more!