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Magix Acid Pro Next

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Magix Acid Pro Next
 
Magix Acid Pro Next

The world's first DAW with audio separation

ACID Pro Next is the next generation of music production. With a world first for any DAW, it includes zynaptiq® STEM MAKER audio source separation technology. Sounds complicated, but the result speaks for itself: It takes a standard stereo file, and separates it into its component tracks for sampling and remixing. Ever wanted to remix your favorite artists? Split their songs using the STEM MAKER and include their extracted vocals in your tracks – it’s easy!


Highlights

With a worlds first for any DAW, ACID Pro Next combines cutting edge sampling technology, a fully featured DAW and unique ACIDized loops that lock in time and key with your new compositions. To show you everything that ACID Pro Next has to offer, we sat down together with producer Iain Duncan in our studio.

The next generation of sampling music.

ACID has always used groundbreaking audio technology for producing music, seamlessly allowing you mix and match sample pitches and tempos. Now ACID Pro Next brings the next generation of sampling to the masses with all-new audio file separation technology.

The next generation remixing tool.

ACID already makes remixing easy with several features that allow you to work with and manipulate external audio files. Now ACID Pro Next enters a new generation of performance and remixing, allowing you to perform, play and work with audio like never before.

A first for any DAW: audio separation

ACID Pro Next includes zynaptiq® STEM MAKER high quality audio source separation technology. Algorithms based on deep learning, as well as patent pending DSP algorithms split your tracks into vocals, drums and music, so you can use these results in your own music and remixes.

A new way to play: MIDI Playable Chopper

The all-new MIDI Playable Chopper allows you to split loops into hits and play and record them, MPC style! Create all new audio loops, jam along with your music – ACID Pro Next is your new performance instrument and remix tool!

Melodyne essential

Advanced technologies include Celemony Melodyne essential, a new VST2/VST3 engine, and a VST 32 bit bridge. ACID Pro Next therefore delivers precise audio editing and compatibility with all types of audio plug-ins, old and new.

Metering Tools

ACID Pro Next includes advanced features for professional mastering, including new loudness metering tools, so you can monitor your audio with ultimate precision.

More virtual instruments

ACID Pro Next has more instruments than ever. Analog Synths 2 and Vita Lead Synth deliver all your classic synth sounds, while beautiful acoustic music can be made with Vita Saxophonia and Vita Concert Guitar.

More effect-plug-ins

ACID Pro Next features 3 brand new coreFX delay effects (Delay, Chorus and Flanger) and 5 mastering effects (2-Point Compressor, Limiter, Expander, Compressor and Gate).

More ACIDized loops

Enjoy an incredible bundle of ACIDized loops which you can easily use to inspire your productions. Genres include Trap, Techno and Grime, plus Funk Funktastic and Afro Trap Part 2, exclusive to ACID Pro Next.

Highlights of ACID Pro Next

  • Innovative music production for all levels of producer
  • Sophisticated features, professional results
  • The first DAW with integrated audio separation technology: zynaptiq STEM MAKER
  • NEW! MIDI Playable Chopper performance tool
  • NEW! Melodyne essential and 32-bit bridge technology
  • NEW! Massive bundle of ACID loops for a variety of genres
  • NEW! Instruments, effects and loops worth $1,500
     

Features

Remixing

The ultimate remix tools: ACID Pro Next lets you split your audio into vocals, music and beats with zynaptiq® STEM MAKER, and rearrange and match audio with Chopper and Beatmapper.

Music production

With a legendary easy workflow, thanks to ACID's innovative looping technology, it's easy to create songs from scratch in a variety of styles.

Mixing & Mastering

Master your music to a professional standard, for CD or web streaming, using powerful and professional tools, including the all-new Loudness-Metering feature for precise audio leveling.

The only DAW with audio separation

ACID Pro Next features audio separation technology powered by zynaptiq STEM MAKER. Split songs into beats, vocals and music, and use the resulting stems in your own tunes and to remix. Truly the next generation of remixing and DAW production.

MIDI Playable Chopper

The all-new MIDI Playable Chopper brings MPC-style performance sampling and hip hop beat creation to ACID Pro Next. Play samples from loops, beats from drum kits, perform and record the results as audio events for instant remixing. Play, record, jam – ACID is your new performance instrument!

Beatmapper

Using Beatmapper, you can identify the tempo and time signature of any external song or audio file. When you import it into ACID you can easily add other ACID files which will lock to its timing data automatically. Instant remixing, your way!

Chopper

Chopper is the ultimate remix tool as it enables you to slice a loop into parts, and then reorder them in any way you like to create multiple new samples. All new loops will stay in sync with your ACID Pro Next projects, and you can easily record new audio events onto the timeline.

The creative DAW for Music production.

ACID Pro Next is the DAW you need for powerful music production: from high-quality multitrack recording and innovative loop-based composition, to advanced remixing and precision mastering.

Recording

ACID Pro Next offers powerful 24-bit, 192 kHz multitrack audio recording. Record a full band in your studio or your own singing and playing. Create complete arrangements with ease by mixing in gigabytes of ACIDized loops. Add effects in real time, enhance your tunes with dozens of instruments and your album is made!

Loops.

ACID Pro Next uses ACIDized loops for creative loop-based music production. These contain pitch, length and transient data and can be edited and manipulated in real time and easily mixed together to make complete pieces of music.

Virtual instruments.

Take your music in any direction you like with a whole suite of varied instruments which cover everything from acoustic emulations of a complete orchestra to out-of-this-world synths. Try out a vintage piano, some incredible drums, or play a high quality saxophone. It's your studio, your choice!

VST2/VST3 Engine with 32-bit bridge

With both the new VST2/VST3 engine and the 32-bit bridge you can run the latest plug-ins in ACID Pro and even bring your favorite older plug-ins into its sleek 64-bit ACID environment.

MIDI

ACID Pro might be one of the easiest DAWs to create great music, but it comes packed with all the latest features, including a comprehensive set of MIDI tools. You can edit MIDI data directly onto the timeline for a speedy workflow, freeze MIDI tracks to audio to save processor power, add Keyframe automation and edit drum beats with ease. It's total MIDI control, but presented in a user-friendly way.

All MAGIX programs are developed with user-friendliness in mind so that all the basic features run smoothly and can be fully controlled, even on low-performance computers. Some advanced program features demand more of your computer's processing power. To get the most from these features, your system should at least meet the recommended requirements. The technical data for your computer can be found in the control panel of your operating system.

Minimum System Requirements

  • 64 bit Windows 7, 8, 10
  • Processor: 1 GHz (multicore or multiprocessor recommended)
  • RAM: 1 GB (8 GB recommended)
  • Graphics card: Onboard, min. resolution 1024 x 768
  • Sound card: Onboard
  • Hard drive space: 700 MB for program installation, up to 16 GB for included instruments and loops
  • Program languages: Deutsch, English, Español, Français

An Internet connection is required for program registration, validation and individual program features as well as one-time registration.

MAGIX Acid Pro Next: An Introductory Tutorial #gettingstarted

To show you everything that ACID Pro Next has to offer, MAGIX sat down together with producer Iain Duncan in their studio.

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