Soundness has launched version 3 of their SoundSoap audio noise reduction software. The upgrade sports a new user interface and 64-bit compatibility.
Designed as a companion solution for anyone creating videos, screencasts, podcasts, LP restoration, music, or dialogue, SoundSoap solves audio noise problems like unwanted hiss and background noises, clicks, pops, crackles, electrical hum, and rumble. It works as a standalone application or as an audio software plug-in for use in popular applications like GarageBand, Logic X, Digital Performer, and Final Cut Pro X. The SoundSoap standalone application also works with iMovie, iPhoto, Premiere, Skype, or any other audiovisual software.
SoundSoap 3’s new user interface includes an improved high-resolution Wash Window. The Wash Window enables users to visualize the “before” and “after” results of the noise reduction processing. Earlier versions of SoundSoap required 2-3 seconds of isolated material to use the Learn Noise feature. SoundSoap 3 has an improved Learn Noise feature that allows learning from any length portion of the media, for as long as the Learn Noise button is pressed.
The standalone SoundSoap 3 application now features audio recording. After media files have been cleaned with SoundSoap, they can be shared with one click directly to Facebook, Email, Messaging, AirDrop, and more. SoundSoap 3 is now compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit media hosts like Apple’s Logic X.
SoundSoap 3 works as a standalone application, and as Audio Unit and VST audio plug-ins. The SoundSoap 3 plug-ins require Mac OS X 10.6 or later, and the standalone version requires Mac OS Xc10.9 or later. The standalone version of SoundSoap 3 reads all major audio and video file formats, including QuickTime, H.264, CAF, DV, WAV and AIFF.
SoundSoap 3 includes the standalone application and plug-in versions, and costs US$149. SoundSoap 3 for Mac OS X in Audio Unit and VST formats is available now, and SoundSoap 3 for Windows will be available soon. SoundSoap 3 can be purchased and downloaded directly from Soundness online (www.soundness-11c.com). Previous owners of BIAS SoundSoap can upgrade to SoundSoap 3 for $49.