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SmartSound Sonicfire Pro Updates

Sonicfire Pro 6.5 Update

If you are using Sonicfire Pro 6.4.6 or below, please download and install the 6.5 patch. Sonicfire Pro 6 includes implementation of the Pinnacle Studio plugin, the Adobe Premiere Pro & After Effects plugins, and the VEGAS Pro/Movie Studio plugin. If you use any of these plugins, please also be sure to download and run the newest plugin installers from downloads page as well. All plug-ins require a purchased plugin activation code. (Note there is not an additional download for the Studio plugin, it only requires activation within Sonicfire Pro).

Sonicfire Pro 6 is compatible on Windows 7 SP1 and above, and macOS 10.9 and above.
64-bit compatible operating system required.

Note: these patch installers will update an existing installation of Sonicfire Pro 6. To download the full Sonicfire Pro 6 installer, please click here.

Download the Sonicfire Pro 6.5 patch installer (Win)

Download the Sonicfire Pro 6.5 patch installer (Mac)


v6.5 Patch Notes:

  • All Music Tracks can now be downloaded and fully tested with a watermark without owning them! Tracks will be shown as green on the timeline. They can easily be added to the cart once you are ready to export your project.
  • Sonicfire Pro is now closer connected with your user account. Owned albums display a download icon, so you can directly see which music you can already download and start using in your productions.
  • Music tracks and sound effects no longer need to be transcoded from the installer which speeds up installation time of downloaded albums as well as reduces file size of audio files on disk.
  • Ambience SFX can now be properly changed in duration.
  • Fixed an issue on Windows that prevented the Pinnacle Studio Plugin from properly installing.


v6.4.6 Patch Notes:

  • Fixed an issue where Sonicfire wouldn't start without an internet connection


v6.4.5 Patch Notes:

  • Added German language option. Herzlich willkommen! German help file will be delivered in a future update.
  • Fixed a bug where SFX could align wrongly when switched
  • Projects containing SFX can now properly be saved, reloaded and interchanged between Windows & macOS machines
  • Fixed an issue where the playhead would suddenly stick to the mouse cursor
  • Sonicfire Pro on macOS will now automatically redownload its master library file if missing
  • Adding a video on macOS Catalina will no longer cause the file access request message to pop up repeatedly
  • Improved startup times when no changes in existing cues are detected
  • Added software auto update feature. Sonicfire will now automatically look for software updates and download them if you wish
  • Increased unpacking speed of music purchases on macOS
  • Minor interface updates & fixes


v6.4.4 Patch Notes:

  • Added a Light Theme to Sonicfire Pro 6's interface - activate it in preferences
  • Fixed a bug which would cause not to highlight an album of a selected cue if the selected album was already in view in search browser


v6.4.3.1 Patch Notes:

  • Fixed a macOS exclusive issue which would introduce noticeable fades in between single blocks


v6.4.3 Patch Notes:

  • Fixed Fast Forwards and Rewind buttons not properly working preview window
  • Fixed marker buttons above timeline not properly working after last update
  • Adjusted audio playback for soundscapes to now feature truly seamless loops


v6.4.2 Patch Notes:

  • Fixed a crash that could occur while undoing actions
  • Fixed compatibility with Pinnacle Studio 23 (re-installation may be required); Pinnacle Compatibility is only available for 64-bit versions of Pinnacle requiring at least version 18
  • Fixed a potential issue where Windows installers could get hijacked by malicious software, installing programs other than Sonicfire Pro through the installer
  • Fixed some wrongly displayed text strings
  • Fixed an issue (again) where cues bought with legacy licenses wouldn't play back anymore
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when adding a placeholder to the timeline


v6.4 Patch Notes:

  • Added a new SFX file browser which integrated Hit Packs more closely into Sonicfire Pro’s working environment
  • Sonicfire Pro 6 is now a 64-bit application to ensure compatibility with future operating systems


v6.1.6 Patch Notes:

  • Fixed a Windows exclusive issue which would display a wrongly formatted text string in the program


v6.1.5 Patch Notes:

  • Fixed an issue where cues bought with legacy licenses wouldn't play back anymore


v6.1.4 Patch Notes:

  • Fixed an issue where Sonicfire wouldn't play audio on Windows when the system's sampling rate was not 48kHz
  • Fixed a playback issue where some cues in original length would not play in the search window
  • Track description texts can now be highlighted for copy & paste
  • A link to user licenses is now integrated the Track Info inspector tab
  • Cue notes are now their own tab with a returning functionality of the return key


v6.1.3 Patch Notes:

  • Added support for XML v1.7 & 1.8 from Final Cut Pro X.
  • Added support for importing videos with umlauts (äöüß) in the file name.
  • Other minor fixes & enhancements.


v6.1.2 Patch Notes (Mac only):

  • Fixed issue with single layer previews prompting to save as a .wav file.


v6.1.1 Patch Notes:

  • New breakout video window allows you to place the video wherever you like, including on a 2nd monitor.
  • Video's audio is now automatically imported to the timeline to provide better volume control.
  • Support for more video formats on Windows.
  • Sonicfire Pro 6.1 can now automatically attempt to fix corrupted database files.
  • If an audio driver causes Sonicfire to crash, it will be disabled. Disabled devices can be viewed and re-enabled in the Preferences.
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