Sound Grinder Pro 2.0.7
by Monkey Tools
(Monkey Tools Website)

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File Size: 20.1 MB
License Conditions:

Registration: US$299.00

System Requirements:

OS X 10.5 or greater required for AAC Low Delay 800 x 600 screen resolution

Last Updated: 2012-09-18
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Software Description

Sound Grinder Pro provides advanced audio batch-processing and waveform editing. Features include comprehensive waveform editing, AU and VST plug-in processing, support for the Thomson/Fraunhofer IIS MP3 and MP3 Surround codec, drag-n-drop DAW import, Droplets for drag-n-drop conversion in the OS X Finder, metadata processing, a new waveform editor and much more.

Feature Overview:


  • Sophisticated processing engine for speed and stability.
  • One window design.
  • Customizable list view.
  • Resizable control section.
  • Rapid Convert providing in-Finder file conversion.
  • Unattended processing mode.
  • Multiple error logging levels.
  • Unicode support.


  • Comprehensive conversion engine.
  • Droplets for drag-n-drop processing.
  • AU and VST plugin support.
  • Multi-channel file support.
  • RMS and Peak normalizing.
  • Advanced naming options.
  • User presets.
  • "Retain Folder Structure" option.
  • Naming options for Pro Tools compatibility with split audio files.
  • Pull-up/pull-down sample rates.
  • Custom sample rates.
  • 31 character name limit support.

Waveform Editing:

  • Multi-channel editing.
  • Movie Preview while editing.
  • Waveform overview with advanced selection options.
  • Sample-level editing
  • Resizable channel waveform view
  • Support for fades/loops/markers/regions.
  • Auto-trimming.
  • Auto-regioning with naming.
  • Region exporting
  • Comprehensive edit actions.


  • Metadata batch-processing.
  • Copy metadata from selection
  • Support for Finder/Spotlight comments.
  • Support for ID3 tags, Vorbis Comments, FLAC Comments, and Quicktime User Data.
  • All metadata viewable in the list view.


  • Preview process settings.
  • Full playback control including scrubbing.
  • Playback slider.
  • Loop playback.
  • Quicktime movie video preview.

Changes in v2.0.7

  • Improved WAVE Support
  • Improved SD2 Support
  • Bugfix for Mountain Lion Issues
  • Enhanced Float32 Audio Code Playback Support
  • Various improvements
  • Enhanced AIFF Support

Changes in v2.0.6

  • Mountain Lion Compatibility
  • Bugfix for all known issues with Mountain Lion
  • Bugfix for an issue with Serial Number Authorization
  • Bugfix for an issue where the name text field did not appear when authorizing a Serial Number.
  • General enhancements
  • Several other fixes and enhancements providing greater stability and efficiency.

Changes in v2.0.4

  • General enhancements
  • Bugfixes in Preferences
  • Bugfix for start up hanging
  • Other enhancements and fixes

Changes in v2.0.3

  • Enhanced Import Metadata
  • Enhanced Asset Analyzer
  • Enhanced the Asset Analyzer to always report errors silently to the log file instead of potentially displaying an error alert.
  • Other improvements
  • Various bugfixes

New in v1.1.11

  • Fixed an issue where full portions may not be exported if the source file is an AIFF or WAVE file.
  • Fixed an issue where displaying the duration of video content would generate errors when the display units was set to Samples.
  • Fixed an issue where changing samples would not update the display properly.
  • Fixed an issue where invoking Make Silence when not all channels were selected would sometimes not work.
  • Fixed an issue where audio playback was not respecting the audio routing setup in Audio MIDI Setup.
  • Fixed an issue where pausing audio playback may cause a buzzing on some hardware. The fix may also address other playback issues.
  • Fixed an issue where drawing short files in the Waveform Editor would sometimes not update the display.
  • Fixed an issue where the application may crash when using the MT Trim plugin on pieces of audio that are very short.
  • Fixed an issue where processing MP3 files may not happen correctly (exporting a portion and other).
  • Fixed an issue where importing a folder that didn't contain any recognizable files would cause a subsequent crash.
  • Added a workaround to import Region info correctly when saved with incorrect endianness.
  • Updated the Quicktime Time Reference metadata display to show a time value according to the current time units settings.
  • Updated the various Time metadata displays to correctly display sample counts.
  • Fixed an issue where closing an Edit Session and then choosing Save would not actually save the session.
  • Fixed an issue where, in rare cases, interleaved exported files may be created with mono audio split between output channels.
  • Added change to skip reading Region Data from WAVE files when the chunk data size is 0.
  • Fixed an endian-swap bug on PPC that would cause certain WAVE files to be imported as Quicktime files.
  • Fixed an issue where the current time was not maintained properly when not reading from the beginning of the MP3 file.
  • Fixed an issue where an error would be displayed when writing stereo MP3 files under certain special circumstance.
  • This version contains several other fixes and enhancements providing greater stability and efficiency.

New in v1.1.10

  • Added functionality to allow for the pruning of missing files as well as removal of any asset from any library.
  • Artwork in media files is now handled by loading the artwork as needed instead of loading during import. As a result, the "Import Embedded Artwork" Preference has been removed.
  • Added a metadata item "Asset Added Date" to indicate the date and time an asset was added to the Database.
  • Fixed an issue so now extensions can contain ".".
  • Fixed an issue where the Remove and Cancel buttons did not work in the Marker Properties Sheet.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented all files of a split file to be included in a Drag and Drop operation to an external application.
  • Fixed an issue where "COMPOSER" and "CONDUCTOR" were not being written to or read from FLAC files.
  • Fixed an issue where the video track could not be retained when processing the entire asset.
  • Added Soundminer to file metadata mappings.
  • Fixed a crash that would occur when clearing a numeric metadata field.
  • Fixed an issue where entering times in the 00h00m00s format would not be interpreted properly.
  • Fixed an issue where the filename(s) would be incorrect in the Search or Convert Session windows after performing Commit Changes to Original File in the Waveform Editor.
  • Fixed an issue where metadata from the original asset is not included when exporting regions in the Waveform Editor.
  • Improved LAME Codec UI to better communicate the methodology of the encoder.
  • Enhanced Metadata Artwork Editor:
    - Enhanced the editor to show as a drop target when dragging to indicate valid image files.
    - Added a Remove button to the editor to remove artwork from the Asset.

  • Enhanced DRM content handling:
    - Updated Waveform Editor button to not highlight if only DRM Assets are selected.
    - Added error message when clicking Edit button and a selected Asset is using DRM.
    - Fixed playback issues with Play Control when playing DRM and some other content.

  • This version contains several other fixes and enhancements providing greater stability and efficiency.
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