Sony CD Architect

Sony Creative Software Inc. (Shareware)

Sony CD Architect is an application for creating professional audio discs. The program consists of all the tools needed from the creation to burning of audio tracks. The application has basic and advanced editing features for all audio editing needs. Some of them include real time edits, cut, copy, split, fades and crossfades, and normalization of tracks. Also, users can apply pitch changes and time stretching to the tracks. Sony CD Architect also has professional mixing tools for layering audio tracks and come up with DJ mixes.

Sony CD Architect also offers CD design features. It supports the drag and drop feature so users can easily create playlists just by dragging and dropping tracks. The program also supports a wide variety of CD burners, such as FireWire, SCSI, USB, and IDE devices. Sony CD Architect has a protected work environment. It automatically saves a backup of the project in five-minute intervals.

Other features of the Sony CD Architect are the following:
• Multiple file format support (MP3, WAV, AIFF, Ogg Vorbis, and more)
• Cue sheet printing
• Media extraction tools
• Offers more than 20 Real-Time DirectX effects
• Complete set of audio editing tools

The workspace of the application is fully customizable. Users can choose to dock or float different windows, such as the media pool, mixer, track list, and play list.