Sound Studio
Sound Studio
4.9.6

3.8

Sound Studio free download for Mac

Sound Studio for Mac4.9.6

12 March 2020

Robust audio recording and editing tool.

What is Sound Studio for Mac

Sound Studio lets you easily record and professionally edit audio on your Mac. Easily rip vinyls and digitize cassette tapes, or record lectures and voice memos. Prepare for live shows with live effect processing and level tweaking, then record it all with performance recording capabilities.

Any audio project, completed with ease
  • Expansive compatibility. Record your work as an MP3 or AAC M4A file. Edit and export audio in several formats including AIFF and WAV.
  • Creative effects. Layer several effects like delay, reverb, chorus, or flanger filters, then tweak levels or EQ settings.
  • Multi-track support. Record live audio alongside multiple tracks of studio-added sounds.

What's new in Sound Studio

Version 4.9.6:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.11 or later

  • Snap to Zero Crossings
  • Insert Markers in Gaps
  • Insert Markers at Gridlines
  • AppleScript support for editing audio file metadata (artist, album, etc.)
  • Increased marker font size
  • Improved the visibility of marker, cue, and other lines in the UI
  • Organized Audio Units menu if there are more than 30 plug-ins available
  • Split By Markers automatically fills in the Number of Tracks field if it is left blank
  • Last Filter is remembered across different documents
  • Full screen mode
  • HiDPI support
  • Magnify (pinch and spread) trackpad gestures control zoom
  • Support for restoring windows when quitting and re-opening the app
  • Files are opened and converted on a background thread
  • Preferences updated, including the addition of default sample rate and sample size settings
  • Default system audio input and output device are settings now available in the audio preferences
  • Timer recording, with a visible indicator that a timer has been set. (This used to be part of Auto Start/Stop Recording.)
  • Automatic levels-based recording with new, simplified UI
  • Audio processing updated to use newer APIs
  • When saving files larger than 4 GB, an alert is shown if the file format doesn't support such a large file
  • Fixed bug where saving in Apple Lossless would not save the metadata and markers
  • Fixed some AudioUnit loading issues
  • Fixed a bug with copy and paste
  • Fixed a bug where using the comma key to play or pause would not pause if there is no selection
  • Uses AudioQueue for playback and recording
  • Presets can now be imported by opening the .soundstudiopreset file with the app
  • Updated Ogg Vorbis libraries (1.3.0 and 1.3.2 respectively)
  • Sound Designer II file format, which is an outdated file format that depends on the resource fork, is no longer supported
  • Removed in-app help. All help is now on the felttip.com web site
  • In preparation for App Sandboxing, the Scratch Disk is no longer a preference
  • Requires Mac OS X 10.6.6 or higher

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nedrdon2
nedrdon2
Oct 4 2020
4.9.6
5.0
Oct 4 2020
5.0
Version: 4.9.6
've been using this as my main audio editor along with Logic Pro X for years
4ryca09
4ryca09
Dec 31 2019
4.9.4
5.0
Dec 31 2019
5.0
Version: 4.9.4
Been using it all my life; still one of the best for Mac. :-)
ocean442
ocean442
Nov 15 2019
4.9.4
4.0
Nov 15 2019
4.0
Version: 4.9.4
I've been using this as my main audio editor along with Logic Pro X for years; never failed me!
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Aug 22 2019
4.9.1
5.0
Aug 22 2019
5.0
Version: 4.9.1
I have been using Sound Studio for 20 years. It is wonderful!
Aargl
Aargl
Jun 28 2019
4.8.16
0.0
Jun 28 2019
0.0
Version: 4.8.16
I can't write a proper review, as Amadeus is still my favourite, but there's one function that I can't find anywhere else: the frequency generator by note (i.e. choosing a note on a keyboard). Great!
Atalantia
Atalantia
May 5 2018
4.8.13
1.5
May 5 2018
1.5
Version: 4.8.13
Doesn't open flac. Splash screen says Sound Studio can't open files in Free Lossless Audio Codec-Format.
Edeerly
Edeerly
Nov 25 2016
4.8.5
5.0
Nov 25 2016
5.0
Version: 4.8.5
I've been using this app for years and it continues to work well for my needs, as a lightweight editor. I prefer the simple interface in Sound Studio to the competition, which at times fails to use musical metaphors in their UI, needlessly overcomplicating the user experience.
Kg5na
Kg5na
Sep 21 2016
4.8.2
0.5
Sep 21 2016
0.5
Version: 4.8.2
DOES NOT WORK
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Sep 3 2015
4.7.8
5.0
Sep 3 2015
5.0
Version: 4.7.8
I have been using Sound Studio for ages and it still is the best lightweight but powerful sound editor out there!
kinku2002
kinku2002
Jan 30 2015
4.7.7
4.0
Jan 30 2015
4.0
Version: 4.7.7
What happened to 'change bit rate' in the pull down menu? Now Sample rate is duplicated-one on the interface and one in the pull down menu where CBR used to be
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