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Sony Acid Pro 7
Sony Acid Pro 7
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Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software

Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software

Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software Details

The legendary application that started loop-based music creation, Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software is a DAW powerhouse that combines full multitrack recording and mixing, MIDI sequencing, and looping functionality for a seamless studio production environment. More creative partner than production tool, Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software inspires like nothing else. With its Transparent Technologyâ"˘ design, Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software removes typical barriers to the creative workflow so you can effortlessly transform ideas into real results.

Professional multitrack recording

For uncompromising 24-bit, 192 kHz sound quality production live or in the studio, Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software has an expanded set of features for maximum audio performance. Whether you're recording your band or creating MIDI-based compositions, Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software is the optimal platform for reliable multitrack recording and production.

Innovative loop-based music creation

Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software is the leader in loop-based music creation. Version 7 retains all the classic ACID Pro features including real-time pitch/tempo transposition during playback and preview, unlimited tracks, and our signature pick/paint/play interface. Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software also includes more than 3,000 Sony Sound Series loops and 90 virtual instruments so you can start creating music right out of the box.

Comprehensive MIDI support

Experience unparalleled MIDI sequencing in Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software, with real time MIDI processing and precise control over MIDI events. Use track envelopes to automate and modify modulation, expression, or other types of MIDI controller data. Simultaneously record MIDI on multiple tracks, apply real time quantization, perform filtering and processing, create and edit drum patterns, and more.

Professional effects and soft synth support

Expand your palette with native support for VST instruments and plug-ins. Create resonant sweeps, EQ changes, and add effects with parameter automation. ReWire and ASIO support help you smoothly integrate Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software with your existing studio.

Superior mixing and editing

Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software has a dedicated mixing console for a flexible and efficient recording environment. Specify routing, assign audio effects, and use external effects processors with tracks and busses. Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software also supports control surface automation and channel tracking for devices such as the Mackie Control and Frontier Design TranzPort. Its unique Beatmapper tool makes remixing easy, and the Chopper tool helps you create impressive drum fills, stutters, and DJ effects.

Professional workflow features

Maximize efficiency with folder tracks and cluster editing to drag, pitch-shift, cut, copy, and paste whole sections of your arrangements. Use the Clip Pool to choose and arrange events to use in your compositions. Create dramatic or subtle tempo changes using tempo curves. Deliver projects in nearly any format without leaving Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software environment.

Included with ACID Pro 7 software

Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software includes software for professional music production and editing, including ACID Pro Effects Rack powered by iZotope, Garritan Aria for ACID Pro Player, and Sonoma Wire Works KitCore.

Sony Acid Pro 7 Music Creation Software Features


  • New! External control surface channel tracking
  • New! Custom labels for ASIOâ"˘ devices and ports
  • New! Interactive tutorials
  • External control surface support including the Mackie® Control and Frontier Design Tranzportâ"˘
  • Dynamic playback optimization maximizes audio performance
  • Dual/multi-core processor support
  • ATRAC3â"˘, ATRAC3plusâ"˘, and ATRAC Advanced Losslessâ"˘ support
  • Unlimited tracks of audio and MIDI
  • Real-time pitch and tempo matching
  • Over 3,000 music loops in multiple genres
  • Alternate time signature support
  • 24-bit, 192 kHz audio support
  • ASIO driver support
  • Master, auxiliary, soft synth, and effects bus tracks
  • Multiple file format support
  • Live audio recording
  • Media Manager technology
  • Customizable UI and keyboard mapping
  • Flashâ"˘ (.swf) file format import
  • Autosave crash recovery
  • Dual/external monitor support
  • Metronome for playback and record
  • Unlimited undo/redo history
  • Get Media option to download media from the Web

Export and CD Burning

  • New! Native FLAC, AAC, AC-3 Studio, and MPEG-2, format support
  • Gracenote® CD album identification
  • Integrated disc-at-once CD burning
  • CD audio extraction
  • Export: WAV, MP3, WMA, WMV, RM, WAV, AIF, PCA, and AC3
  • One-click music publishing to ACIDplanet.com

Mixing and Editing

  • New! Audio and MIDI mixing console
  • New! Audio, MIDI, and Bus Track meters
  • New! Input busses
  • New! Real-time rendering
  • New! Tempo curves
  • New! Cross-track event drag and drop
  • New! Enhanced Beatmapping for tracks with tempo changes
  • New! Enhanced timestretch and pitch-shifting with Ă©lastique Pro
  • New! Metronome count-off
  • New! Switches including Normalize, Invert Phase, and Lock
  • Multitrack recording for audio and MIDI
  • Unlimited media clips per track
  • On-the-fly punch-in recording
  • Record input monitoring
  • Clip Pool management
  • ACID Project sections
  • Envelope automation recording
  • Freehand envelope drawing on the timeline
  • Film-style panning mode for 5.1 surround projects
  • Nestable folder tracks
  • Real-time event reverse
  • Bus-to-bus routing
  • Downmix monitoring
  • Drop one-shots in real time
  • Customizable project media folders
  • Envelope changes applied to multiple selected events
  • 5.1 surround mixing
  • Beatmapper remixing tool
  • Chopper editing tool with loop cloning
  • Hotkey commands for track muting and soloing
  • Video scoring track (AVI, MOV, WMV)
  • Ripple editing across multiple tracks
  • Attack, Sustain, and Release (ASR) envelopes
  • Tempo, time signature, and key change markers
  • Metadata command markers
  • Real-time placement of markers during playback
  • Volume and pan envelopes
  • Tempo and key mapping

MIDI and Effects

  • New! MIDI track freeze
  • New! Enhanced plug-in management
  • New! Optimized plug-in scanning with Plug-in Manager
  • Inline MIDI editing
  • MIDI track envelopes and keyframes
  • Drum grid editing mode with drum key maps
  • MIDI filtering and processing
  • VSTi parameter automation
  • Program Map Editor
  • MIDI file export
  • MIDI piano roll snap-to-scale filtering
  • MIDI event list editing and step recording
  • ReWire support (mixer and device)
  • VST effects support with automation and tempo sync
  • Tempo-based DirectX® effects
  • Groove quantization tools
  • Audio Plug-in Manager
  • Bypass all effects command
  • Generate and trigger from MIDI Time Code (MTC)
  • Direct links to audio/MIDI editors
  • DLS 1 & 2 soft synth support
  • DirectX plug-in support
  • Plug-in effect automation
  • Over 20 real-time DirectX audio effects
  • 32 assignable effect chains
  • 26 effect busses
  • Effects bus tracks

Included with ACID Pro 7

  • ACID Pro Effects Rack powered by iZotope
  • Garritan Aria Player
  • Sonoma Wire Works KitCore

DirectX Features

  • DirectX Effects - Compression, Pitch Shift, Chorus, Delay / Echo, Noise Gate, Multiband Dynamics, Graphic Dynamics, Parametric EQ, Paragraphic EQ, Graphic EQ, Amplitude Modulation, Flange / Wah-Wah / Phase, Smooth / Enhance, Gapper / Snipper, Vibrato, Distortion
  • Automated DirectX Effects - Track EQ, Resonance Filter, Flange/Wah/Phase
  • Tempo Based DirectX Effects - Simple Delay, Flange/Wah/Phase, Amplitude Modulation, Chorus

System Requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP SP2, Windows Vistaâ"˘, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, or Windows® 8.1 operating system
  • 1 GHz processor (2.8 GHz recommended for HDV)
  • 200 MB hard-disk space for program installation, 600 MB hard-disk space for optional Sony Sound Series Loops & Samples reference library
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0
  • QuickTime 7.1.6 or later

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