Full Confidence in Sound.

SoundID Reference software calibrates your speakers and studio headphones, so you can trust that every mix will translate.

Mix With Confidence

Stop second-guessing yourself and trust every decision.

Reference Standard

The only market solution providing ultimate accuracy for consistent reference sound between your speakers and headphones.

Perfect Translation

Create music that sounds great on phones, laptops, earbuds, or wherever else its played.

Improved Collaboration

Get only relevant feedback by working on the same reference sound regardless of distance or the gear you have.

Work From Anywhere

Seamlessly switch between speakers, headphones, and rooms. You’ll hear a flat, consistent sound wherever you go.

Finish Tracks Faster

Make better decisions and spend less time fixing mistakes.

What is SoundID Reference?

Accurate Reference Sound
 For Perfect Translation

The main purpose of great sound translation is delivering the artist’s exact intent to the listener. SoundID Reference delivers consistently accurate studio reference sound across all speakers and headphones so you can mix with confidence and make music that sounds great everywhere.
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Headphone Calibration Demo

Hear the difference on your own headphones

Product Features

Take Control of Your Listening
Environment With Our Key Features

DAW Plugin and Systemwide Calibration

Works in all major DAWs as a plugin and as a standalone Systemwide app calibrating audio across your entire system.

Translation Check

Access a library of 20 predefined simulations that will allow to check the mix in different listening environments

Custom Target

Make custom adjustments to the target curve in real time and manually select the frequency range that the calibration will be applied to.

3 Filter Modes

Select between different filter processing modes - zero latency for live tracking, mixed or linear phase delivering ultimate audio clarity.

Endorsers

Used and loved by over
 70,000 studios worldwide

“The difference is immense.”

— Imogen Heap
GRAMMY Award-winning artist, singer-songwriter, engineer, producer and composer
“It’s a key part of my setup.”
— Ariel Borujow
Grammy winning Mix Engineer, Mack Miller, Puff Daddy, Madonna, MoonBoots, CID

Free Trial

Experience the Difference on Your Setup

21-day free trial. No credit card required.

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Frequently Asked Questions

SoundID Reference for Speakers & Headphones FAQ

Yes, you can try out fully functional software 21-day free. No credit card required, no hidden conditions. Experience full confidence in sound today!

Headphone calibration profiles for 280+ supported models are included in the software. Moreover, we are constantly increasing the number of supported headphonesSo let your ears get used to the corrected sound of your system by listening to music that hasn't been produced by you.

To try out speaker calibration you will need a measurement microphone. You can buy the measurement microphone from our store or use your own. You can use any omnidirectional condenser measurement microphone. Please note that we will not be able to consult the calibration outcome if you are not using an individually calibrated microphone.

No worries! We grant a 14-day money-back guarantee from the order date on any digital item or from the date of delivery on any shippable item you buy at Sonarworks online store. If you are not completely satisfied, please contact support team to arrange the return.

All deliverable items from Sonarworks store are shipped by DHL Express within 2-3 working days in the EU and 3-5 working days in the rest of the world. If we are out of stock, purchases are usually delivered within 2-3 weeks. But don't worry, it happens very rarely.

All digital products are delivered immediately via email provided upon purchase.