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Soundbooth CS5

Create and edit audio with ease

Adobe® Soundbooth® CS5 software gives video editors, web designers, and other creative professionals the tools to create and polish audio, customize music, add sound effects, and do much more. In Soundbooth CS5, access to more than 130 royalty-free Soundbooth Scores and thousands of sound effects gets your projects off to a fast start; drag and drop royalty-free content from Resource Central* directly onto your timeline. Combine multiple Soundbooth Scores, dialogue, sound effects, and more on multiple tracks to maximize versatility.

Top reasons to upgrade to Adobe® Soundbooth® CS5

Improved multitrack editing—Mix and edit multitrack projects with more control. Go straight into multitrack view when opening Soundbooth. Collapse or expand each track to maintain visual accuracy. Split clips or copy and drag clips to different tracks.

More royalty-free sound effects and Soundbooth Scores—Kick-start your soundtrack with royalty-free content: More than 10,000 sound effects and over 130 customizable Soundbooth Scores are now available. Drag and drop sound effects or scores from Resource Central* into your multitrack project to customize, combine, and layer.

Top reasons to buy Adobe® Soundbooth® CS5

Fast audio cleanup—Automatically detect and fix common flaws in audio recordings such as hisses, hums, buzzing, phase problems, crackling, and pops. Create special audio effects or add reverb to match on-location room ambience.

Visual healing tools to remove individual sounds—Visually edit your audio with frequency space editing workflows. See phase problems and background noises and fix them with standard graphics editing tools.

Multitrack support—Create your own soundtrack by combining multiple audio clips on multiple tracks. Combine with Soundbooth Scores and sound effects. Enhancements in Soundbooth CS5 include multitrack track resizing and multitrack default view.

Recording and mastering of audio clips—Record mono or stereo files. Use streamlined mastering tools to polish your file to clarify vocals, make your music sparkle, and give the whole soundtrack presence and punch.

1. Select Soundbooth Scores by music genre from among the expanded selection of Scores in the Resource Central* panel; downloaded scores are indicated by green checkmarks.

2. Each Soundbooth Score has several performance parameters that can be adjusted directly on the score clip itself using keyframes.

3. The Properties panel indicates the start and end times and duration of a Soundbooth Score, as well as settings related to its instrumentation, complexity, intensity, or other performance parameters.

Foley footsteps is one of many categories of sound effects accessible in the Resource Central panel.

Tight integration with other Adobe Creative Suite® tools —Create and edit audio in Soundbooth, and then move it effortlessly to Adobe Premiere® Pro or Adobe Flash® Professional. Drive animation or create captions through ActionScript® by exporting Soundbooth markers as XML or in FLV.

Nondestructive audio editing—The Adobe Sound Document format packages single or multiple tracks into a nondestructive ASND file that can be easily shared with Adobe Premiere Pro or Flash Professional software.

More ready-to-use audio assets—Select from over 130 royalty-free Soundbooth Scores and thousands of sound effects in Resource Central,* and then drag and drop them directly into your project to customize, combine, or layer multiple scores and effects.

Speech Search—Convert spoken dialogue into searchable text transcripts to quickly find assets within Soundbooth. Export transcripts in XML for ActionScript language searchable video development. Use the new Custom Dictionary feature for improved accuracy.

Volume correction—Equalize volume levels within a specific file with a single click. Use the Match Volume task to quickly match the volume of multiple clips to one another or to a single reference volume level.

Loop creation tool—Increase your creative options by easily creating loops. Save time and create loops quickly and accurately with beat detection.