New features include the addition of CD Architect 5.2 software for 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 that 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.
From now until April 15th, Sound Forge 8 software is available for $279.95, as a package or download, direct from Sony. After April 15th, Sound Forge 8 will return to its original retail price of $399.95.
For more information, visit their web site at www.sony.com/mediasoftware.