BIAS today announced that it is now shipping a standalone edition of SoundSoap, its digital audio signal processing tool for Mac OS X. “SoundSoap is the first professional-quality noise reduction solution that’s also easy enough for average consumers to use effectively. By adjusting just two knobs, anyone can remove unwanted hiss, room noise, rumble, electrical hum, and other background noise from almost any digital media file.” SoundSoap standalone edition and version 1.0.1 of the original plug-in are free downloadable updates to all registered users of SoundSoap 1.0. For new users, suggested retail price is US$99.