Get in the producer's chair and take control. ACID Music Studio is the ideal gateway to total music production. It's easy-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 deep-ACID Music Studio 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 time-even if you're a newcomer to the world of computer music.
Pick, paint, and play. 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 ACID Music Studio - 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 the ACID Music Studio piano roll and drum grid interfaces. ACID Music Studio supports VSTi and includes 90 instruments for song creation.
Studio-quality audio effects
Apply sophisticated signal and effects processes including lastique timestretching, EQ, reverb, delay, chorus, flanging, phase shift, and distortion. ACID Music Studio 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. More about mixing and editing.
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
Our 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 membership-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, mixing, editing, and MIDI
- Multicore processor support
- Intuitive pick, paint, and play interface
- Unlimited tracks for audio and MIDI
- Multitrack audio and MIDI recording
- Includes 3,000 Sound Series music loops
- Inline MIDI editing with drum grid
- MIDI Track Freeze
- MIDI Input Filtering
- Chopper editing tool and loop cloning
- Beatmapper remix tool
- Four audio busses and assignable effects chains
- Zplane lastique audio timestretching and pitch shifting
- 24-bit, 192 kHz audio support; record true high-resolution audio
Academic Version Eligibility:
- Primary and secondary school students ” must be enrolled at accredited public or private primary or secondary school that offers full time instruction.
- University and college students ” must be enrolled at an accredited college or university including vocational schools, community colleges, or junior colleges that grant higher education degrees.
- School faculty and staff ” teachers, staff and people employed by accredited primary or secondary schools, public or private universities and colleges, school district and board of education personnel.
- Homeschooled students and homeschool teachers.
- Non-Profit Organizations:Available to organization (not individuals).
- What type of identification is required?
- Acceptable forms of ID include:
- Dated Student ID card
- Dated Faculty ID card
- Dated Staff ID card
- Purchase order from non-profit organization indicating 501c status
- Note: For K-12, a letter from the school on their letterhead is also required.