We live audio

Founded in 1988 as a recording studio, HOFA is now one of the
largest providers of audio services and products in the German-speaking area.
It’s our ambition to make your life as an audio enthusiast easier and more successful.



Intelligent audio plugins
for PC & Mac



The patent remedy for
optimum acoustics



German language courses for
recording, mixing & music production



Recording, mixing & mastering studios


Here you can find further info about: 
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MASTERING – 5 mistakes you must avoid

Mastering can be a gift and a curse for your productions.
These are the 5 most common mistakes of our mastering students …



5 Tips for Great Club Productions

Your production needs to work in the club?
Then you should use these 5 mixing tips!



5 tips for the perfect vocal mix

We asked successful audio engineers for tips on vocal mixing. Jochen & Marco made a tutorial out of it …



Extreme Sound Design with HOFA SYSTEM

Fabian shakes the walls of the studio ;)

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The future sounds good | We live audio – HOFA

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Video tutorial

Simply Acoustics

In this video tutorial, HOFA CEO Jochen Sachse explains simply and comprehensibly the basics of acoustics in the recording studio and shows you where to be particularly careful.

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Video tutorial

Mastering with HOFA CD-Burn.DDP.Master

In this brand-new video we show you how to create your perfect master – whether CD, digital release or vinyl!

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Data protection & privacy at HOFA

Of course we meet all requirements of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
If you have any questions about our new privacy policy statement, simply send an email to privacy@hofa.de.


HOFA-Akustik in studio of platinum producer

HOFA is currently planning the acoustics for the studio of producer Armin Pertl (Nicole, Wolfgang Petry, Andy Borg, Bernhard Brink)
This is an excerpt from our 3D plan – the modules will be installed in the next weeks by our assembly team.



Next level for HOFA 4U ProjectTime …

Which additional features are imperative for the next version of the popular DAW time meter? Tell us your wishes in an email to plugins@hofa.de – nothing shall be forgotten :-)
There is more freeware by HOFA – did you know?

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High-end guitar cables – are they worth it?

That’s what we wanted to know, so we made a video where we tested 4 instrument cables from 3,50 € to 185 € – with surprising results :-)

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Spotlight on HOFA-Media

Concerning CD and DVD duplication, the team of HOFA-Media is your professional partner with decades of experience.

Whether cardboard pocket or fancy wrapper – together we’ll find the perfect solution for your production.

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Our specials


CD-Burn.DDP.Master: the Highlights in a Video

HOFA software developer Gregor presents the fantastic possibilities of our new mastering software in this (German-language) Video.

Learn more about the new functions for …
… creating DDPs
… mastering for vinyl
… high end mastering with integrated plugins
and much more!

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Acoustic Measurement by the Tonmeister

Let us help you with all your acoustical problems:

Acoustic measurement – the best basis for acoustical optimisation of rooms
Noise level metering – measurement of occupational noise exposure
Noise transmission metering – measurement of airborne sound insulation between two rooms

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HOFA SYSTEM PhaserChorusFlanger Suite

Whether as single plugins or modules in HOFA SYSTEM – the name says it all for the PhaserChorusFlanger suite:
funky phaser FX, super-phat chorus sounds and various flanger tools (including tape flanger!) packed in one bundle :-)

Buy now!

All info about HOFA SYSTEM


HOFA-Akustik Donation Campaign
10 000 € for Charity Project

Dr. Racke from the charity project “Relief for little ears” is visibly moved: HOFA CEO Jochen Sachse presents a cheque for 10 000 €.
We say thank you to all clients of HOFA-Akustik who bought acoustic modules in the HOFA-Shop during the campaign and thus made a contribution to this donation.
HOFA-Plugins and College rounded up the sum, by the way :-)

Donation Campaign


Video with Platinum Award Winner IRKO

We had an exceptional guest tutor last week: IRKO. He has recorded and mixed the big names Jay Z, Jennifer Lopez, David Guetta (and many more) and gave exclusive insights into his work.

This free video shows excerpts from his workshop in the HOFA-Studios.

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Jochen Sachse gives detailed insights into his mix of this year’s contest song “Wahrheit”.
This free video shows excerpts about the EQing of the bassdrum, sidechain compression and the perfect reverb.

The complete 2-hour tutorial will be available to all HOFA-College students in the Online-Campus after the contest (in German language only).

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HOFA-Akustik Donation Campaign

Relief for little ears

We want to use this Christmas mailing to point again to our donation campaign “Relief for little ears”. Until end of January, every module you buy in the HOFA-Akustik Shop helps financing hearing aids for children in developing countries.

HOFA-Akustik Donation Campaign

Overview HOFA-Akustik Modules


Merry Christmas from HOFA!

HOFA studio-tomcat Kolumbus wishes merry Christmas

We wish you the best for the holidays and a good start into a successful 2018!

Your HOFA team
& studio-tomcat Kolumbus 🐾

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