iZotope Powers Sony ACID Pro 7 Effect Rack

January 5, 2008

Adds over $100 in value to Sony Digital Audio Workstation software.

Cambridge, MA (January 5, 2008) – iZotope, Inc., a leading developer of tools for musicians and audio professionals, has licensed several audio technologies to Sony for their recent release of ACID Pro 7 Digital Audio Workstation. The ACID Pro Effects Rack bundle includes Flanger, Phaser, Analog Delay, and Dynamics effects powered by iZotope DSP technology.

"With our inclusion in ACID Pro 7, iZotope continues its mission to provide effects processing that helps musicians and audio professionals create the highest quality audio productions possible," says Mark Ethier, CEO at iZotope, Inc. "The Sony brand is synonymous with quality across consumer and professional markets, and we are pleased to contribute to their product line with iZotope's licensed technology."

The ACID Pro 7 Effects Rack, powered by iZotope, adds over $100 of value to this release, providing users with professional effects that help them creatively shape their productions. In addition, ACID Pro 7 software offers powerful and intuitive DAW functionality for today's media professional including multitrack recording, 5.1 surround sound mixing, robust MIDI sequencing and best-in-class loop-based music production. Now Microsoft Vista compatible, ACID Pro 7 software enables a faster and more flexible creative environment by providing precise control over the music creation process through enhancements such as a new mixing environment, MIDI track freeze, tempo curves, improved Beatmapping, and additional import/export options.

Born out of intensive research in audio processing technology, iZotope has an extensive collection of algorithms and tools that are licensed to third party companies in the Music, Film, Broadcast, Corporate AV, Consumer Electronics, Business, and Telecommunications industries. iZotope technology is present in applications by Sony, Digidesign, Adobe, Sonic Studio, Cakewalk, Thomson Grass Valley, and more, which are used at the highest levels of audio and multimedia production.

About Sony Creative Software

Sony Creative Software inspires artistic expression with its award-winning line of products for digital video, music, DVD, and audio production. Sound Forge, ACID, and Vegas software have defined digital content creation for a generation of creative professionals, amateurs, and enthusiasts. These signature product lines continue to advance the art of providing powerful, accessible tools to unleash the imagination. Today, there is a Sony Creative Software application for every level of expertise, including a full line of consumer software based on the company's professional applications. In addition, Sony Creative Software produces the extensive Sony(r) Sound Series collection of royalty-free loops and production music, Sony Pictures Sound Effects Series exclusive sound effects, Vision Series video creation assets, as well as, the internet's premier site for independent music and video artists. As a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the company also develops applications that enhance the experience for users of Sony hardware devices including the PSP(r) (PlayStation(r)Portable) and Sony Ericsson mobile phones. Sony Creative Software customers span the globe and include seasoned professionals in the film, television, video game, and recording industries, students and educators, hobbyists and enthusiasts, and young children exploring music creation.

About iZotope

iZotope makes innovative products that inspire and enable people to be creative. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, iZotope has spent over a decade developing award-winning products and audio technologies for professionals and hobbyists alike. Used by millions of people in over 50 countries, iZotope products are a core component of GRAMMY-winning music studios, Oscar and Emmy-winning film and TV post production studios, and prominent radio studios, as well as basement and bedroom studios across the globe. Through a robust licensing program, iZotope also powers products made by industry partners such as Adobe, Avid, Microsoft, and Sony. iZotope was recently honored with an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development for its flagship audio repair suite, RX®.

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