• 2020-02-13 12:09

    SoundPLANnoise v8.2 out now

    Version 8.2 is a free upgrade to users on current U&M (Upgrade & Maintenance) subscriptions.

    New features and improvements include: 

  • 2019-08-02 18:34

    New features and improvements include:

    • Background images from Google Maps and OpenStreetMap
    • Elevations from Google Maps
    • Geometry import from OpenStreetMap
    • Time correction calculator for industrial noise sources
    • Bridges for roads and railways
    • CNOSSOS-EU calculation method added
    • Improved functionality when converting SoundPLANessential projects to SoundPLANnoise
  • 2018-12-06 11:59

    We are pleased to offer the GIS Interface module at 20% off until December 31st for all users who also have the Cartography module.

    The GIS Interface module is an invaluable add-on, which enables the following key features:

  • 2018-09-14 09:59
    SoundPLAN 2018 // Australian User's Meeting

    The session

  • 2018-09-10 15:43

    As part of the AAS conference in Adelaide 2018

    Marshall Day Acoustics is pleased to announce the upcoming 2018 SoundPLAN Australian User's Meeting

    Hosted by Jochen Schaal, Managing Director of SoundPLAN and Marshall Day Acoustics

    Topics will include

    • the developments of version 8.0, 8.1, focusing on SPD
    • the new industrial building
    • and other topics by special request

    Further details and invitations to follow, cost is free for current maintenance (U&M) users

  • 2017-10-03 09:39

    SoundPLAN complies with changes proposed to standards for the calculation of sound outdoors

  • 2017-08-17 16:31

    SoundPLAN International LLC and SoundPLAN GmbH together with Marshall Day Acoustics are pleased to announce the release of SoundPLANnoise 8.0. This new version is revolutionary and evolutionary at the same time!


    The indoor applications with the new SPD (Sound Particle Diffraction) model is the revolutionary part.


  • 2016-06-10 09:36


  • 2016-01-20 12:24

    Marshall Day Acoustics is pleased to announce Jochen Schaal, managing director of SoundPLAN will be visiting Australia in February 2016.

    You are invited to join the SoundPLAN user meeting, with options available in Melbourne and Sydney and an advanced workshop, to be held in Sydney.


    User meetings are available on Tuesday 16 February 2016 in Melbourne and Wednesday 17 February 2016 in Sydney. This is a chance to meet, greet and listen about new and upcoming features.

  • 2014-08-11 13:09


    SoundPLAN Info Newsletter #11 has just been sent out!

    Newsletter explains new SoundPLAN Air modelling capabilities. If you have not received the email, please send us a message at soundplan [at] marshallday [dot] com and let us know. We will add you to the mailing list and keep you up to date with all SoundPLAN related news.

  • 2013-11-15 18:04

    SoundPLAN V7.3 has just been released.

    New features include:

  • 2013-03-27 15:45

    Some of the new developments in SoundPLAN 7.2 include:

    • Calculate a receiver noise level with the Geodatabase
    • Identify errors that would cause the Calculation core to abort with the Pre-flight check
    • Import Google Earth elevations
    • Revised Calculation core

    If you would like to purchase a new license or if your license is not current and you would like to upgrade to SoundPLAN 7.2, please contact us to organise a quote.

  • 2012-03-30 16:05

    The new SoundPLAN 7.1 User Manual has been distributed to all current Upgrade & Maintenance customers.

  • 2012-02-21 16:13

    All places in our 1 day beginner workshop, to be held on the 29th of March have now been filled. We are looking into holding an intermediate-advanced workshop in the second half of 2012. To register your interest, please email mborthwick [at] marshallday [dot] com

  • 2012-02-09 16:38

    We will be holding a 1 day beginner level SoundPLAN training workshop on Thursday the 29th of March, 2012. This course will be hands on with users required to bring a laptop running version 7.1 of the software.

    The training will feature step by step instructions in how to build a basic model from scratch, how to run different types of calculations and also time-saving techniques for building and running noise models.

    Date: 29th March 2012

    Cost: $600 + GST

    City: Sydney

    Location: To be confirmed

  • 2011-09-12 10:57

    SoundPLAN Essential is a single document application and is essentially a compact version of SoundPLAN.  It has been developed with non-acoustic consultants and occasional users in mind and is perfect for small to medium sized projects.  The program has been simplified and standardised, enabling results to be obtained quickly and without much time spent formatting, yet it is customisable enough so that company and/or project-specific formats can be used.  Upgrades are available to the full version of SoundPLAN at any time.  SoundPLAN Essential offers tremendous value for

  • 2011-07-15 15:47

    When adding to an existing license or purchasing a new license, receive a noise propagation module for free* when you purchase two of the following modules:

  • 2011-06-23 14:47

    Dynamic Search estimates the contribution for each receiver and ranks the influence of all sources.  Only the sources important to the final result of a receiver are calculated, the rest are estimated, allowing for more data to be calculated, thus reducing calculation times.

  • 2011-07-06 17:08

    SoundPLAN Version 7.1 is now available!

    New features and innovations are described in the document titled SoundPLAN Update News 7.1 found here.