Back in June, an undisclosed company set up a new website at www.finallyonthemac.com to tease about a major product coming to the Mac. The music theme, the choice of fonts, and the occasional closeups of certain aspects of a software in the first video (and subsequent videos) suggest that Sony’s Sound Forge digital audio editing suite is the product in question.
The fifth teaser video has now all but confirmed this. While details on its features are scarce at the moment (we do notice tools like élastique timestretch, iZotope 64-bit SRC, iZotope MBIT+ dither), it’s apparent that Sony has made the app very Mac-like. Still, it remains to be seen how far Sony has “rethought, reshaped, and recreated” Sound Forge Pro for the Mac.
The current Sound Forge Pro 10 for the PC starts at US$375.95. Compared that to Apple’s Logic Pro 9 which goes for US$199.99. Furthermore, the latter is available in the Mac App Store. Will Sony drop the price of Sound Forge Pro for the Mac, and make it available in the Mac App Store too? We doubt it, but as they say, only time (or maybe the next teaser video) will tell.