Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro

Version6(as of 9/5/2019)
PlatformsWindows, Mac
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Rating:2.2  |  38 Votes

Main Features

  • Support for a variety of audio formats, such as AIFF, MP3, AAC, and Wave
  • Tools to make repairs to audio, such as reducing noise and increasing clarity
  • Waveform display that shows color-coded project layer content and selections

Software Overview

Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro is an advanced digital audio editor. It features an interface similar to an image editor that allows you to edit audio much like how you would edit an image. SpectraLayers Pro was developed by Sony until it was sold to MAGIX in 2016, and then it was acquired by Steinberg in 2019.

SpectraLayers Pro allows you to work with individual sounds in an audio file. The application supports a variety of audio formats, including AAC, AIFF, Real Media, MP3, FLAC, Wave, and Ogg Vorbis. The program features a waveform display that shows color-coded project layer content, relative amplitudes, and selections. The application gives you the Selection, Lasso, Brush, Magic Wand, Frequency, and Harmonics tools to perform different types of edits. You can make detailed repairs, such as reducing noise and clutter, increasing clarity, editing audio on different layers, and moving sounds around.

SpectraLayers Pro is designed for a variety of users, whether you are an audio archivist, video producer, or a sound designer. It provides useful audio editing tools and a unique interface, which may actually turn some people off. However, Steinberg SpectraLayers Pro will prove useful for most audio professionals looking to edit their audio.

Primary File Type

slp icon.SLPSpectraLayers Pro Project

Supported File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.SLPSpectraLayers Pro Project
.AACAdvanced Audio Coding File
.AIFFAudio Interchange File Format
.ALACApple Lossless Audio Codec File
.AUSun Microsystems Audio File
.AVIAudio Video Interleave File
.FLACFree Lossless Audio Codec File
.MP3MP3 Audio
.MP4MPEG-4 Video
.OGGOgg Vorbis Audio
.PCMPulse Code Modulation
.RAWRaw Audio Data
.RMRealMedia File
.SNDSound File
.W64Sony Wave64 Audio File
.WMVWindows Media Video
Updated 9/5/2019