|Issue: Workstations - November 2006
ADOBE RELEASES BETA VERSION OF SOUNDBOOTH
|SAN JOSE, CA - Adobe (www.adobe.com)
recently introduced the public beta of its Soundbooth software, a new audio
tool designed for creating and editing audio, as well as for fixing common
audio flaws. The tool was introduced to the industry at the recent MAX 2006
Adobe user conference in Las Vegas. Pros can test the application as a beta
download and submit feedback to Adobe. The tool is available for both
Intel-based Macintosh and Windows systems.
Soundbooth was designed to deliver high-quality sound to Web and video
workflows. Users can quickly record and edit sound without a deep knowledge of
sound production. The tool offers tight integration with Macromedia Flash and
Adobe Premiere Pro enabling users to easily remove noise from recordings,
polish voiceovers, and customize music to fit a production.
Using Soundbooth, video and Web designers can record new dialog tracks, sound
effects or other audio assets, or transform existing audio files with
sample-accurate tools that cut, copy, paste, fade, stretch, and add effects.
The AutoComposer feature lets users create customized music to accompany their
The public beta of Soundbooth for Intel-based Macs and Windows systems is now
available as a free download at: http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/soundbooth/.
Adobe plans to continue to develop its Audition
product for audio professionals working in markets such as broadcast radio.
Soundbooth, however, will replace Audition as the audio component in its Adobe
Production Studio integrated video package.