MAGIX Entertainment SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 13 is a virtual workstation for audio editing, restoration, mastering, and recording. A perfect complement to your music production DAW, it provides you with a suite of powerful tools to easily digitize, clean, finalize, and share your podcast, video, LP/tape recording, CD, or music projects, in just a few steps. Version 13 sports a flexible window layout and a customizable GUI with dark, medium, light, and white hue levels. Optimized for 64-bit Windows 7, 8, or 10 operating systems, SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 13 features a 64-bit architecture, which provides enhanced processing/editing power and a faster workflow. The Event Tool enables efficient nondestructive editing functions such as cuts and crossfades, making it ideal for creating smooth transitions between edits. Version 13 supports six channels of audio for true 5.1 surround sound editing. Thanks to specialized tools for audio restoration and vinyl recording/restoration, Audio Studio 13 effectively removes clicks, crackles, static noise, and more, yielding pristine audio quality. Further processing is made possible by the included plug-in suite, which features effects such as lo-fi, chorus, flanger, delay, distortion, dynamics, EQ, filter, gate, limiter, stutter, and more. Plus, the built-in zplane lastiquePro plug-in provides powerful, transparent time-stretching and pitch-shifting. Connect a microphone or the line-out of your turntable rig to your computer's audio card input, and use SOUND FORGE Audio Studio 13 to capture your performance in high-fidelity audio with resolution up to 32-bit / 384 kHz. Additionally, the included Ozone Elements software from iZotope enables you to render rich and loud final masters that are ready for uploading and sharing in a variety of popular formats.