Acoustica Mixcraft 8 Recording Studio
DAW Software for Windows
Mixcraft 8 Recording Studio is aimed squarely at home and project studios. This award-winning package is a complete recording studio, featuring unlimited audio and MIDI tracks, seamless video editing, and a Performance Panel for real-time live loop triggering. New effects include the EU ProMixEQ-10A Equalizer, DTC-1 Compressor, and ORB7000 Octave Reverb. Mixcraft 8 Recording Studio delivers a total of 15 virtual instruments, including two samplers, 28 pro-quality effects, and over 7,800 loops, samples, and sound effects, plus integrated access to hundreds of thousands of additional sounds from freesound.org.
Mixcraft 8 is driven by a new, lightning-fast sound engine, featuring advanced audio and MIDI routing, native sidechaining, and Audio Control, an innovative new feature allowing audio signals to control instrument and effect parameters. Comprehensive support has been added for VST3 plug-ins and MP4 video, both must-have formats in professional studio environments. Mixcraft 8 is packed with high-end features including live performance panel recording, nested submixes, track grouping, and so much more. We’ve even integrated Melodyne pitch correction directly into Mixcraft 8 Pro Studio’s interface for flawless vocal performances.
Mixcraft's enormous collection of royalty-free studio-quality loops is organized into Song Kits, for incredibly easy track creation – no musical training required! Over 7,500 loops, music beds, sound effects, and samples for fast and easy professional music production. Put the finishing touches on videos or ambient compositions with our comprehensive collection of sound effects and music beds. Improved sound browsing allows rapid auditioning and sound selection. The Favorites star enables fast recall of frequently used sounds. Infinitely broaden your sound palette with built-in Freesound.org browsing and import functions.
Rock the house with automatically synced, non-stop audio and MIDI clip grooves using the amazingly flexible Performance Panel. Create mixes and mashups with audio warping and song slicing. Manipulate the Performance Panel under your fingers with a Novation Launchpad, MIDI controller, or even your computer’s keyboard, and jam along with Mixcraft’s powerful virtual instruments. Record loops directly to Performance Panel grid locations for instant creation of layered live loop performances.
MIDI Scoring and Editing
It’s never been easier to compose your own beats, patterns, and musical scores. Build custom beats and musical patterns at lightning speed using the fun and creative new step sequencer. Create and edit performances with the powerful piano roll editor. Use the notation editor to write, view, publish and print professional quality music scores.
Instruments and Effects
Get ready for a plethora of virtual instruments, including emulations of classic synthesizers, rock organs, and electric pianos. Build your own beats and sounds with the exclusive new Omni and Alpha Samplers that redefine ease of use. Master your tracks with a tremendous array of outstanding professional effects. Mixcraft 8 Pro Studio is packed with over $1250 worth of additional plug-ins, including Melodyne Essentials, Celemony’s astounding pitch correction and editing suite, which goes beyond the plug-in realm with full integration into Mixcraft’s audio editor window.
Mixcraft is more than just a blockbuster DAW - it’s also a feature-packed pro video editing and scoring environment. Load and edit video files and still images with ease. Crossfade video clips, create transitions, and add a professional touch with fantastic video effects. Rapidly create slideshows from photo collections. Add titles and scrolling text. Publishing enables rendering, uploading, and promotion of music and video projects directly to social media sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Soundcloud, and more! Mixcraft 8 now supports MP4 audio and video in addition to WMV and AVI formats.
Mixing and Mastering
View and edit multiple parameters simultaneously with powerful lane and clip-based automation. Use any MIDI hardware controller to automate and record dozens of mixer, virtual instrument, and effects parameters. Mixcraft offers support for a vast array of hardware control surfaces, including Mackie Control-compatible hardware, Novation Launchpad, and Acoustica’s exclusive FREE Mixcraft Remote mobile app. Once your masterpiece is complete, easily publish the mix to your favorite format or burn it directly to an audio CD!
- Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, 8, or 10 (32 or 64 bit)
- 2 GB RAM minimum
- 1.8 GHz Dual Core CPU (Quad Core or higher recommended)
- Please note: Mixcraft 8 Pro Studio requires Internet access for the integrated Melodyne activation.
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