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<p>NEW MAGIC AUSTRALIA / SONY PICTURES DIGITAL NETWORKS NOW SHIPPING SOUND FORGE 7.0 SOFTWARE
New version of professional digital audio editing, recording and mastering software features more powerful tools for enhanced user productivity</p>
<p>Monday, October 13, 2003</p>
<p>MADISON, WI — Sony Pictures Digital Networks announced today that a new version of its Sound Forge® software, the company's award-winning professional digital audio editor, is now available in boxed and downloadable configurations. An industry standard for over a decade, this is the first new professional software release from Sony Pictures Digital Networks since it purchased all of Sonic Foundry's desktop production software assets in July 2003.
Sound Forge 7.0 software includes many new powerful features and enhancements such as: DirectX® Plug-in effects automation; automated time-based recording; audio threshold record triggering; VU meters for recording and playback; enhanced Spectrum Analysis tools; White, Pink, and Brown noise generators; Media Explorer Previewing; Project File Creation; and support for 24fps native DV video files. The company Website, www.sony.com/mediasoftware, contains a complete list of the new features found in this 7.0 upgrade.
Sound Forge software is the industry-standard for audio editing, recording, effects processing and media encoding on the PC platform. It is used worldwide for production in leading recording studios, post production facilities, broadcast and media complexes, home studios, radio stations and training facilities. The application includes an extensive set of customizable processes, effects and tools for manipulating audio, creating streaming media, and also offers support for a wide range of file import and export options for most industry formats.</p>
<p>Availability and Pricing</p>
<p>The MSRP for Sound Forge 7.0 software is $AU669. Registered users can upgrade directly from New Magic Australia www.newmagic.com.au. For a limited time the software ships with Sony CD Architect 5.0 free.</p>
<p>About Sony Pictures Digital Networks
Sony Pictures Digital Networks — a division of Sony Pictures Digital — concentrates on mobile entertainment, broadband video delivery and personal media software and services, including Sony Pictures Mobile, SoapCity Download and Screenblast.
The Media Software and Services division manages the following software titles: Sound Forge®, Vegas® 4.0, CD Architect®, DVD Architect®, ACID® PRO 4.0, Loops for ACID, Noise Reduction™ Plug-In, Batch Converter™, Sony® Screenblast® Movie Studio and Sony Screenblast ACID 4.0 (formerly Screenblast Music Studio™). The team also manages www.ACIDplanet.com and www.Screenblast.com.
Sony Pictures Digital Networks is committed to making information and entertainment available anywhere, anytime, on any enabled device. Sony Pictures Digital is a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment. For more information please visit www.sonypictures.com.</p>
<p>About New Magic Australia Pty Ltd
New Magic Australia Pty Ltd is a recognised leader in the distribution and marketing of multimedia hardware and software, representing a carefully selected range of innovative, leading manufacturers, and catering for both the professional and consumer markets. New Magic has been established for over 14 years, and is the Australian distributor of Newtek Inc, Hauppauge Computer Works Inc, Dosch Design and Sony Pictures Digital software products</p>
<p>© 2003. Sony Pictures Digital Inc. All rights reserved.
ACID, Vegas, CD Architect, DVD Architect, Loops for ACID, Sound Forge, Noise Reduction Plug-In, Batch Converter and Screenblast are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Pictures Digital Inc. or its affiliates in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners in the United States and other countries.
<p>New Magic Australia Pty Ltd
02 9528 4555
<p>Sony Pictures Digital
Kristen Tarnol, Director, Communications