Origins[ edit ] Syntrillium Software was founded in the early s by Robert Ellison and David Johnston, both former Microsoft employees. Originally developed by Syntrillium as Cool Edit, the program was distributed as crippleware for Windows computers. The full version was useful and flexible, particularly for its time. Audio processing, however, was done in How much is Adobe Audition 2014 for students software? destructive manner at the time, most computers were not powerful enough in terms of processor How much is Adobe Audition 2014 for students software? and memory capacity to perform non-destructive operations in real time. Cool Edit Pro v2 added support for real-time nondestructive processing, and v2. Cool Edit also included plugins such as noise reduction and FFT equalization. Version 1[ edit ] Adobe Audition was released on August 18, It had bug fixes but no new features, and was essentially a more polished Cool Edit Pro 2. Adobe then released Audition v1. Version 2[ edit ] Adobe Audition 2 was released on January 17, With this release, Audition which the music recording industry had once seen as a value-oriented home studio application, although it has long been used for editing by radio stations entered the professional Digital Audio Workstation market. The current version included two sections. Multitrack View supported up to digital audio mono or stereo tracks at up to bit resolution. In the track controls section one could select the input and output for each track the program supported multiple multi-channel sound cardsselect "record", "solo", and "mute", and access the effects rack.