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Sony Acid Music Studio 6 Software

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In the world of digital music creation, Sony ACID Pro music software has always stood out from the crowd. Its automatic loop time-stretching and tempo-matching technology is second-to-none, and its st... Click To Read More About This Product

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In the world of digital music creation, Sony ACID Pro music software has always stood out from the crowd. Its automatic loop time-stretching and tempo-matching technology is second-to-none, and its straightforward pick, paint, and play functionality has helped make ACID Pro software the favorite loop-based music composition tool for millions of users worldwide. Now reformulated to add multitrack recording and full MIDI sequencing to its superior looping functionality, ACID Pro 6 software delivers a new formula for ground-breaking audio creation: loops + multitrack + MIDI. Together, these key components add up to a full-featured professional music workstation unlike any other.


  • Unlimited tracks of audio and MIDI
  • 24-bit/192kHz hard disk recording
  • Realtime nondestructive editing
  • Over 1,000 music loops in multiple genres
  • Preview loops in real-time with your project
  • Alternate time signature support
  • ASIO driver support
  • Support for control surfaces including Mackie Control and Frontier Design TranzPort
  • Dual/Multi-core processor support
  • Master, auxiliary, soft synth, and effects bus tracks
  • System-wide media management
  • Metronome for playback and record
  • Customizable UI and keyboard mapping
  • Multiple file format support
  • Unlimited undo/redo history
  • External monitor support
  • Get Media option to download media from the Web
  • Integrated disc-at-once and track-at-once CD burning
  • Sony Net MD format export
  • ATRAC3™, ATRAC3plus™, and ATRAC Advanced Lossless™ support
  • Gracenote MusicID™ CD album identification
  • CD extraction
  • One-click music publishing to
  • Multitrack audio and MIDI recording
  • Multiple media events per track with automatic crossfades
  • On-the-fly punch-in recording
  • Beatmapper remixing tool
  • Chopper editing tool with loop cloning
  • Track mute and solo
  • Tempo, time signature, and key change markers
  • Tempo and key mapping
  • Project sections for easy arranging
  • Freehand envelope drawing on the timeline
  • 5.1 surround film-style panning
  • Nestable folder tracks
  • Volume and Pan envelopes
  • Ripple editing across multiple tracks
  • Realtime placement of markers during playback
  • Drop one-shots in realtime
  • Realtime event reverse
  • Frame-accurate video scoring
  • Bus-to-bus routing
  • Downmix monitoring
  • Attack, Sustain, and Release (ASR) envelopes
  • Inline MIDI editing
  • MIDI track envelopes and keyframes
  • Drum grid editing mode with drum key maps
  • MIDI piano roll snap-to-scale filtering
  • Realtime MIDI quantization
  • VSTi soft synth support and parameter automation
  • DLS 1 & 2 soft synth support
  • MIDI filtering and processing
  • MIDI event list editing and step recording
  • MIDI Time Code (MTC) generation and triggering
  • MIDI file export
  • MIDI piano roll editing
  • MIDI event list editing
  • MIDI step recording
  • Includes Native Instruments KOMPAKT Sony ACID Pro edition
  • Over 20 DirectX audio effects including delay, EQ, compressor, resonant filter, reverb, flange, chorus, and distortion
  • VST effects support with automation and tempo sync
  • Envelope automation recording
  • Record input monitoring
  • Groove quantization tools
  • ReWire mixer and device support
  • Audio plug-in manager
  • Bypass all effects command
  • 32 assignable effect chains
  • 26 auxiliary busses
  • Direct links to audio editors
  • Automated DirectX Effects: Track EQ, Resonance Filter, Flange/Wah/Phase
  • Tempo-based DirectX Effects: Simple Delay, Flange/Wah/Phase, Amplitude Modulation, Chorus
  • 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
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 (SP4) or XP
  • 1GHz processor (1.2GHz if using video)
  • 150MB hard-disk space for program installation
  • 600MB hard-disk space for optional Sony Sound Series Loops & Samples reference library installation
  • 2.2GB hard-disk space for installation of Native Instruments Kompakt Sony ACID Pro edition
  • 256MB RAM, 512MB recommended
  • Windows-compatible sound card
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from a DVD only)
  • Supported CD-Recordable drive (for CD burning only)
  • DirectX 9.0c or later (included on DVD-ROM)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 (included on DVD-ROM)
  • Internet connection (for Gracenote MusicID™)
  • Internet Explorer 5.1 or later (included on DVD-ROM)
  • Some features may require product registration
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Start recording with this

By jamman123

from Minneapolis, MN

This was recomended to me from my uncle who is a producer and said it would be a good way to start recording my music, He was definetly right.This is a good looping and recording program for beginers. Its a good price and has everything i would ever need.

(3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)



By waffle2753

from phoenix, az

i used to have this then i lost it but during the time i had it though it was amazing. it's very easy to work with and it works well with most interphases. i tend to use the alesis USB mixer with it which actually was just ok. this is a product u can add on to, cuz with sony u can buy so many different loops

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