Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software Details
Get in the producer's chair and take control. Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software is the ideal gateway to total music production. It's easyâ?"drop a beat on the timeline and dig in. Put the software to work and take advantage of all the production tools you need to make the music you've always wanted to hear. Keep it simple or go deepâ?" Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software has everything you need when you're ready to take it to the next level. With built-in tutorials to guide you, you'll be composing, editing, and mixing like a pro in no timeâ?"even if you're a newcomer to the world of computer music.
Song creation in 3 easy steps
- Pick your music - Explore 3000 loops and 90 virtual instruments. Download your free Sony Sound Series loop library.
- Paint it on - Paint streams of music in the arrange window. Create as many audio and MIDI tracks as you need.
- Play it back - Click Play to hear your song. Alter pitch and tempo in real time.
Your computer's audio input leads directly to Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software- simply plug in your microphone or instrument and click Record. Import songs and MP3s for remixing, and use the Beatmapper tool to create remixes and DJ sets.
Create new music with MIDI
Use powerful MIDI editing and sequencing tools. Record MIDI data from your favorite hardware controllers, or compose directly on Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software piano roll and drum grid interfaces. Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software supports VSTi and includes 90 instruments for song creation.
Studio-quality audio effects
Apply sophisticated signal and effects processes including Ă©lastique timestretching, EQ, reverb, delay, chorus, flanging, phase shift, and distortion. Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software features VST audio effects support, as well as support for VST instruments, so you can play your MIDI tracks back through virtual instruments, filters, and effects.
Share your creations
Burn music CDs, save your songs to popular formats, and upload songs to SoundCloud and Indaba Music. Export songs to all your favorite portable players.
Learn as you go with easy tutorials
Sony's exclusive Show Me How tutorials guide you through the entire creative process. Whenever you need help, just click the Show Me How button and choose your tutorial topic. Helpful text dialog boxes, pointers, and guides will show you what to do and where to click.
One-year Indaba Music Pro membershipâ?"a $60 value!
Indaba Music is a place for musicians around the world to network and make music together through online collaboration. Your one-year Indaba Pro membership includes 5GB of cloud storage space.
Recording, import and export
Record your own vocals and instruments over loops in Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software. Extract audio from CDs and import MP3 files for beatmapping and remixing. Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software gives you the flexibility to record from virtually any source to produce amazing results. Burn music CDs, save songs for uploading to your favorite Web sites including SoundCloud and Indaba Music, and convert to MP3 for playback on all your favorite portable players.
Studio multitrack recording
Live tracking and overdubbing is easy in Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software. Record everything on separate tracks and take complete control of the mix.
Over 3,000 music loops
Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software includes 3,000 Sony Sound Series loops in a wide variety of genres so you can get started making music right away. Pick the loops you like, paint them into Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software, and get great results fast â?" even if you're a newcomer to the world of computer music.
Publish your songs
Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software includes a free one-year Indaba Music Pro membership. Remix major artists, get placements and exposure, find gigs, enter contests, and more. Indaba Music opens a wealth of opportunities for members. Includes 5GB of cloud storage space.
- Input monitoring - Now you can hear your recording signal with real-time track effects, like the included Studio Devilâ"˘ British Valve Custom guitar amp.
- CD layout and burning - CD layout and burning is fully integrated into Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software. Make music and burn it to CD, all within one application.
- File format support - Import and export a wide variety of file formats, allowing for greater flexibility in music production as well as generating all the right files Web streaming and portable players.
Mixing, editing, and MIDI
Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software is a complete package for tracking, routing, processing, mixing, rendering, and sharing your own original music. Take full advantage of the spontaneous time and pitch controls that made ACID famous while digging in and accessing all the audio and MIDI features you'd expect in a great DAW.
Enhanced remixing tools
For remixing your favorite songs, only Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software has the Beatmapper tool. This tool automatically finds the tempo of an entire song, making it easy to remix. You can even Beatmap songs with changing tempos and time signatures.
Effects and instruments
Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software is packed with built-in signal and effects processing tools, including Ă©lastique timestretching, EQ, reverb, delay, chorus, flange, phase, distortion, and echo. VST plug-in support opens the door to a massive world of signal and effects processing options, as well as all the best in todayâ??s virtual instrument offerings.
Inline MIDI editing
Enter and edit MIDI data quickly on good-looking piano roll and drum grid timelines. MIDI notes and envelope automation points are easy to draw, grab, and reposition in Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software. Snappy performance and a responsive, highly functional interface will encourage you to explore more options in less time, and conserve creative energy in the process.
Audio and MIDI mixing console
The Mixing Console has the look and feel of hardware-based gear and provides an integrated view of all the tracks and busses used in your projects. This view can be continuously toggled to display only the channels that you need to see while mixing complex sessions. Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software supports up to four audio busses and four assignable effects chains.
Exclusive guitar and piano software bundle
Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software includes Studio Devilâ"˘ British Valve Custom guitar amp and TruePianosâ"˘ Amber Lite piano plug-in â?" a set of powerful studio-quality software packages.
- TruePianos Amber Lite piano - TruePianosâ"˘ Amber Lite is a high-quality VST piano plug-in which includes options to control dynamics and reverb for the most realistic piano experience.
- Studio Devil British Valve Custom (BVC) software - The Studio Devilâ"˘ British Valve Custom VST plug-in features high-gain amp emulation based on a MarshallÂ® stack. Adjust drive and power amp compression, then monitor with built-in 4x12 cabinet emulation.
MIDI and VST automation
Use track envelope automation to exercise precise control over instrument and plug-in parameter changes. Save all changes with your projects.
Sections and folders
Bind collections of events, envelopes, regions, and markers together, allowing them to be moved together as single units. Folder tracks reduce clutter by allowing user-defined groups of tracks (for example, all drum and percussion tracks in a single song) to be nested into their own folder tracks, and expanded for editing as needed.
Easily create gradual transitions in tempo over the duration of a project. Transition types include Linear, Fast, Slow, Smooth, Sharp, and Hold. Tempo curves are an efficient way to create dramatic or subtle tempo changes in your project.
Zplane Ă©lastique timestretching
With Ă©lastique Pro technology, you can perform dramatic time stretching and pitch-shifting of Beatmapped tracks while retaining maximum sound quality.
Sony ACID Music Studio 10 Music Creation Software Features
- Free Sony Sound Series loop library title
- WindowsÂ® 8.1 compatible
- Floating & docking windows
- Enhanced Show Me How tutorials
- Includes 3,000 Sound Series music loops
- New! Updated Sound Series loop sampler pack
- Multicore processor support
- Intuitive pick, paint, and play interface
- Unlimited tracks for audio and MIDI
- Video scoring track
- Automatic pitch and tempo matching
- Alternate time signature support
- Real-time loop preview
- Support for multiple file formats in the same project/track
- New! MIDI Track Freeze
- New! MIDI Input Filtering
- New! Custom Drum Grid Editor Key Maps
- New! Multiport VSTi soft synth support
- Includes 90 DLS instruments and 26 DLS-based projects
- MIDI editing and sequencing
- Inline MIDI editing with drum grid
- MIDI step recording
- MIDI track envelopes and keyframes
- MIDI import and export
- MIDI input filters for tracks
Mixing and Editing
- New! Event Grouping
- New! Audio Event Effects
- Audio and MIDI Mixing Console
- Four audio busses and assignable effects chains
- Audio, MIDI, and bus track meters
- Metronome count-off
- Sub Bus and FX Send support
- Cross-track event drag and drop
- Tempo curves
- Enhanced Beatmapping for tracks with tempo changes
- Multitrack audio and MIDI recording
- Multiple events per track with automatic crossfades
- Studio-quality effects including EQ, reverb, delay, and more
- Chopperâ"˘ editing tool and loop cloning
- Beatmapperâ"˘ remix tool
- Track-level volume, panning, and effects editing
- Master bus track for project-wide volume and pan fades
- Real-time audio effects preview during playback
- Event reverse
- CD audio extraction
- Zplane Ă©lastique audio timestretching and pitch shifting
- Switches including Normalize, Invert Phase, and Lock
- Custom labels for ASIOâ"˘ devices and ports
- Enhanced plug-in management
- Optimized plug-in scanning with Plug-in Manager
- Includes Studio Devilâ"˘ British Valve Custom (BVC) and TruePianosâ"˘ Amber Lite software
- New! 24-bit, 192 kHz audio support; record true high-resolution audio
- DirectX audio plug-in support
- Tempo-based DirectX effects
- VST instrument support
- VST audio effect support
- ASIOâ"˘ driver support
Export and Sharing
- New! Publish directly to SoundCloud
- AAC and FLAC format support
- ACIDPlanet.com profile link
- GracenoteÂ® MusicIDâ"˘ CD album recognition
- Disc-at-once (DAO) CD burning
- Track-at-once (TAO) CD burning
- Unlimited MP3 export
- One-click publishing to ACIDplanet.com
- Import (AAC, AIFF, AVI, BMP, FLAC, GIF, JPG, MIDI, MP3, OGG, PCA, QuickTimeÂ®, SFA, TGA, TIF, W64, WAV, WMA, WMV)
- Export (AAC, AIFF, AVI, FLAC, MP3, OGG, PCA, QuickTimeÂ®, RealAudioâ"˘, RealVideoâ"˘, W64, WAV, WMA, WMV)
- MicrosoftÂ® WindowsÂ® 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 operating system
- 1 GHz processor
- 200 MB hard-disk space for program installation
- 1 GB RAM
- Windows-compatible sound card
- DVD-ROM drive (for installation from a DVD only)
- Supported CD-recordable drive (for CD burning only)
- Microsoft DirectXÂ® 9.0c or later
- Internet Connection (for Gracenote MusicID Service)
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