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ACID Pro 7
Professional digital audio workstation.

Your New Creative Partner

The legendary application that started loop-based music creation, ACID Pro 7 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, ACID Pro 7 software inspires like nothing else. With its Transparent Technology™ design, ACID Pro 7 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, ACID Pro 7 software has an expanded set of features for maximum audio performance. Whether you're recording your band or creating MIDI-based compositions, ACID Pro 7 software is the optimal platform for reliable multitrack recording and production.

Innovative loop-based music creation

ACID Pro 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. ACID Pro 7 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 ACID Pro 7 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.

comprehensive MIDI support
professional effects

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 ACID Pro 7 software with your existing studio.
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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 the ACID Pro 7 environment.
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Included with ACID Pro 7 software

ACID Pro 7 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.
Included with ACID Pro 7

Superior mixing and editing

ACID Pro 7 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. ACID Pro 7 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. More about Mixing and Editing


mixing and editing

ACID Pro 7 system requirements:

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP SP2, Windows Vista™, 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

You must provide registration information to Sony Creative Software Inc., a US company, in order to activate the software. Product requires online registration.

 

 

 

 

OverviewACID Pro 7 resources

Inherent Musicality

A review of ACID Pro 7 software courtesy of Soundwrx Music. Go » All Reviews »

ACID Pro Better and Better

Personally, I think this version is a leap in terms of features from version 6... If you’re an ACID user, version 7 is well worth the attractive upgrade price. – Ginno Legaspi for Wusik Sound Magazine Go » All Reviews »

ACID Pro 7.0e

An update to ACID Pro software is now available. Go »

"Killer App" (pdf)

Radio Production magazine’s Steve Cunningham hadn’t looked at ACID Pro since 2002. Find out why he’s so psyched about version 7. Go » All Reviews »

Unleashing your audio mix with the mixing console

Learn about the Mixing Console window in Vegas Pro, ACID Pro, and ACID Music Studio that gives you complete control of the audio mix in your projects. Go »

Highly Recommended

ACID Pro 7 a really must have upgrade. If you have never worked with a version of ACID Pro, then I think that you will be in for a treat. It is incredibly fun to work with, really easy to use, and continues to improve dramatically. I very highly recommend ACID Pro 7. – T. Michael Testi for Blog Critics Go » All Reviews »

PC World reviews ACID Pro 7

ACID Pro 7 is one of the most powerful pro-level DAW (digital audio workstation) packages on the market. Go » All Reviews »

Mixing a Surround Sound Project in Vegas Pro and ACID Pro, Part I: Basic Setup and Controls

Both Vegas Pro™ and ACID Pro™ give you the ability to mix your project audio in 5.1 surround sound and deliver 5.1 files. In this article, we'll look at how to set up your default surround audio routing and explore the basics of placing your audio in the surround spectrum with the Surround Panner window. Go »

10 of 10

Blast magazine editor-in-chief John Guilfoil has plenty to say about ACID Pro 7 software and calls its feature set “just plain delicious if you’re a musician.” Go » All Reviews »

Leaves many well-known DAWs in the dust...

Curt Yengst of Radio World magazine tests ACID Pro 7 software in a radio production environment. Go » All Reviews »

Create amazing drum tracks in ACID

Explore multiple techniques to create organic, realistic drum tracks in your recordings. In this webinar we look at building drum parts with loops and using the EZdrummer multi layer drum sampler to craft convincing MIDI drum patterns. Go »

A must have upgrade

A. Dorian of Houston Music Reviews puts ACID Pro 7 software to the test. Go » All Reviews »

ACID Pro 7 on Digital Media Net

Heath McKnight writes a very positive review of ACID Pro 7 software. He states, “This is a powerful DAW that every musician, sound engineer, etc., needs in his or her toolbox.” Go » All Reviews »

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