Sony Creative Software Inc.
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Release Notes
 
Sound Forge® Audio Studio™ 10.0
November 2012
 
Contents
This document contains information on the following topics:
CD Applicable to boxed products only. If you've purchased a downloadable product, an Adobe Acrobat (PDF) version of the product documentation is available from our Web site.
 
1.0 Welcome
Thank you for purchasing Sony Creative Software Inc. Sound Forge Audio Studio 10.0. This document contains information about installing and using Sound Forge Audio Studio on your computer.
 
2.0 What's New
Notable fixes/changes in version 10.0 (Build 177)
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the Vinyl Recording and Restoration Wizard to run in demo mode on registered installations.
What's new in version 10.0
  • Enhanced Vinyl Recording and Restoration Tool.
  • Resonant Filter plug-in.
  • Metadata windows.
  • Enhanced window layout management — save, recall, and share custom window layouts.
  • Floating window docks.
  • Tabbed browsing for maximized data windows.
  • Custom selection grid lines.
  • Time Display Window.
  • 32-bit (IEEE float), 192 kHz .wav support.
  • AAC reading and rendering.
    If you want to create audio files for Apple iPod®, choose Fraunhofer AAC from the Save as type drop-down list in the Save As dialog.
  • FLAC reading and rendering.
  • Added support for Contour Design ShuttlePRO and ShuttleXpress multimedia controllers.
3.0 Known Issues
  • Copy-protected ATRAC audio files may fail to preview correctly or may open as silence.
  • The LPEC format limits title metadata to 126 Unicode characters and artist metadata to 14 Unicode characters. Metadata that exceeds these limits will be truncated when rendering to LPEC format.
4.0 System Requirements
The following lists the minimum system requirements for using Sony Creative Software Inc. Sound Forge Audio Studio:
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP (Service Pack 3 or later), Windows Vista™ (Service Pack 2 or later), Windows 7, or Windows 8
  • 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)

    You must provide your registration information to Sony Creative Software Inc. to activate the software.
5.0 Installation
The install utility creates any necessary folders and copies all files required by Sound Forge Audio Studio to your computer.
 
Installing from a Disc
  1. Place the Sound Forge Audio Studio application disc in the drive. The setup screen is displayed (if AutoPlay is enabled for your CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive).
    Note If you have turned off the drive's AutoPlay feature, click the Start button and choose Run. Type D:\setup.exe, where D is the drive letter of your CD or DVD drive, and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation.
  2. Click Install, and then follow the on-screen prompts to install the appropriate version of Sound Forge Audio Studio for your computer.
Installing from the Web
  1. Download the install utility from our Web site.
  2. Double-click the file, and then follow the on-screen prompts to install the appropriate version of Sound Forge Audio Studio for your computer. 
6.0 Sound Forge Audio Studio Quick Start GuideCD
Included on the Sound Forge Audio Studio application disc is a Sound Forge Audio Studio Quick Start Guide in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. The Acrobat format allows easy printing of the text, should you need a hard copy. The manual is located in the Manual folder on the application disc.
 
In order to view the Quick Start Guide, you will need to install Adobe Reader. You can download the latest version of Adobe Reader from http://get.adobe.com/reader/.

7.0 Demos
If you would like information or demos of other products from Sony Creative Software Inc., please visit our Web site. You will always find the latest technical information, demos, and product announcements from Sony Creative Software Inc. there.
 
Commercial distribution of the Sony Creative Software Inc. demos requires written permission from Sony Creative Software Inc..
 
8.0 Contacting Sony Creative Software Inc.
Sony Creative Software Inc. can be contacted in the following ways:
 
Mailing Address:
Sony Creative Software Inc.
8215 Greenway Boulevard
Suite 400
Middleton, Wisconsin 53562
USA
 
Customer Service/Sales:
For a detailed list of Customer Service options, we encourage you to visit http://www.sonycreativesoftware.com/support/custserv.asp.
 
Telephone support during normal office hours:
  • 1-800-577-6642 (toll-free) in US, Canada, and Virgin Islands.
  • +608-203-7620 for all other countries.
  • Fax: 1-608-250-1745.
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