Extracting Regions to New Files

Tools Menu

From the Tools menu, choose Extract Regions to create new files from regions in the Regions List.

  1. From the Tools menu, choose Extract Regions. The Extract Regions dialog is displayed.

  2. In the Regions to extract box, select the regions you want to extract. You can hold the Ctrl or Shift keys to select multiple regions.

  3. In the Destination folder box, specify the folder where the extracted regions will be saved, or click the Browse button to choose a new folder.

  4. Type a name in the File name prefix box if you want add a prefix to extracted regions. For example, enter Test to extract the files Test Region 001.wav, Test Region 002.wav, Test Region 003.wav, and so on.

Sound Forge Pro note Extracting Regions to New FilesSelect the Use long file names for destination file names check box to allow file names of up to 128 characters including spaces. The files names will consist of the value in the File name prefix box and the region name.

When this check box is cleared, file names will conform to the 8.3 naming convention. These names consist of the first 5 characters from the File name prefix and a unique three-digit number starting with the number specified in the Start file counter index box. For example, if you have 4 regions selected for extraction, and your prefix is set to PREFIX, the names used will be PREFI000.wav, PREFI001.wav, PREFI002.wav PREFI003.wav.

  1. Click the Extract button to extract the selected regions.


Extracting Regions to New Files