ACID Pro 7
Professional digital audio workstation.

General features

ACID Pro 7 software includes a powerful set of real time features for composing original songs. Its revolutionary and intuitive pick, paint, and play interface lets you focus on the immediacy of music creation. Inside ACID Pro 7 software's comprehensive editing environment, you'll become immersed in a new world with infinite creative possibilities.

Microsoft® Windows® 7 compatible

windows 7 compatibleACID Pro 7 software is fully compatible with the Microsoft Windows 7 platform.

Pristine audio quality

ACID Pro 7 software employs the shortest possible path from your audio interface to your hard disk without floating-point conversions that can increase latency and dropout potential. Its optimized 24-bit, 192 kHz recording architecture includes dual and multicore processor support and dynamic playback optimization for maximum audio performance.

Interactive tutorials

ACID Pro 7 software includes built-in interactive tutorials for step-by-step help. Work along with the tutorials from within your project so you can learn and create at the same time.

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Exclusive Media Manager technology

Use the Media Manager to tag, organize, and search your collection of sounds so you can quickly find just the right media for your ACID Pro 7 compositions. The Media Manager maintains a database of your content, including file attributes, ACID metadata, and tags that you can assign to classify your media. Install the Media Reference Library to automatically tag existing Sony Sound Series loops and samples on your hard drive.

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Dynamic playback optimization

Gain increased performance on single and multicore processor machines with audio track buffering. ACID Pro 7 software uses a separate processing thread to render audio from tracks. On multiprocessor or multicore computers, processing is distributed evenly across all CPUs to increase playback performance.

More than 3,000 loops

ACID Pro 7 software includes more than 3,000 Sony Sound Series loops and 90 virtual instruments for instant music creation. Sound Series loops are ACIDized with our revolutionary pitch-shifting and time-stretching metadata for the smoothest possible performance. Get more free loops through the ACID Pro Get Media feature and at Further expand your media collection by purchasing titles from our award-winning collection of royalty-free sample libraries.


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Exclusive free content

Get Media contains a wide assortment of free and fresh content that can't be found anywhere else. Enjoy instant access to folders full of great sounding royalty-free loops that you can use right away in all your projects. Get Media content adds significantly to the Sony Sound Series catalog by providing folders packed full of sounds that expand every new Sound Series library's potential.


ACID Pro 7 system requirements:

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP (SP 2 or later), Windows Vista™ (SP 2), Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows 10
  • 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.





General FeaturesACID Pro 7 resources

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 »

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 »

A must have upgrade

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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

ACID Pro 7.0e

An update to ACID Pro software is now available. 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 »

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 »

"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 »

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