ACID Music Studio 10
A total music production platform
This product is also included in: Movie Studio 13 Suite

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The ACID product line includes a powerful set of multitrack recording, mixing, and effects processing tools for original music production. Whether you are new to music creation or a seasoned pro, there is an ACID product that is right for you.

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FeatureACID XpressACID Music StudioACID Pro


User levelConsumerConsumerProfessional
Suggested PriceFreeUS$59.95US$149.95
External control surface channel trackingx
Custom labels for ASIO™ devices and ports* xx
Interactive tutorialsxxx
Dual/multicore processor supportxxx
Support for external control surfaces x
Dynamic playback optimizationxxx
Number of tracks10UnlimitedUnlimited
Maximum bit depth/sample rate16-bit/48 kHz24-bit/192 kHz24-bit/192 kHz
Media Manager™ technology x
Customizable loop searches and taggingx
Video scoring trackxxx
Live audio recordingxxx
Customizable keyboard mappingxx
Get Media optionxxx
Time and tempo markersxxx
Metronome for playback and recordxxx
Macromedia Flash™ .swf format importxx
Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 supportxxx

Mixing and Editing

Audio and MIDI mixing consolexx
Audio, MIDI, and Bus Track Metersxx
Input bussesx
Real-time renderingx
Tempo curvesxx
Cross-track event drag and dropxx
Enhanced Beatmapping for tracks with tempo changesxx
Enhanced timestretch and pitch shifting with élastique Proxx
Metronome countoffxx
Normalize, Invert Phase, and Lockxx
Multiple media events per track with automatic crossfadesxxx
On-the-fly punch-in recordingxxx
Record input monitoringxx
ACID project sectionsxx
Envelope automation recordingx
Freehand envelope drawing on the timelinexxx
Groove Mapping™ quantization with Groove Cloning™ x
Nestable folder tracksxx
5.1 surround mixingx
Beatmapper remixing toolxx
Recognition of Beatmapped filesxxx
Real-time event reversexxx
Volume and pan envelopesxxx
Tempo and key changesxxx
Bus-to-bus routingx
Chopper loop editing toolxx
Alternate time signature supportxxx

Effects & MIDI

MIDI track freezexx
Enhanced plug-in managementxx
Optimized plug-in scanning via the Plug-in Managerxx
Includes Studio Devil™ British Valve Custom (BVC) guitar ampx
Includes TruePianos™ Amber Lite soft synthx
Inline MIDI editingxxx
MIDI track envelopes and keyframesxxx
MIDI input filtering and processingxxx
Post-record MIDI filtering and processingxx
MIDI file import/exportxx
Program Map Editorxx
Drum grid editing mode xx
Custom drum grid editor key mapsxx
MIDI recording/event list editingMIDI record onlyxx
VSTi support xx
VSTi parameter automationxx
VST effect support xx
VST automation and tempo syncxx
Multiport VSTi soft synth supportxx
DLS sample file supportxxx
Rewire mixer and device supportx
Track effectsYes/includes ExpressFXx
DirectX® plug-in supportxYes/includes XFX 1,2,3
DirectX plug-in effects automationxx
Tempo-based DirectX effectsxx
Audio Plug-In Managerxx
ASIO™ driver supportxxx
Generate MIDI Time Code and MIDI clockx
Master bus trackxx

CD and Export

AC-3 Studio, and MPEG-2 format supportx
FLAC and AAC format support* xx
Gracenote® CD album identificationxx
CD extractionxx
Track-at-Once/Disc-at-Once CD burningxx
Publish to xxx
WAV, WAV64 open/saveOpen onlyxx
MP3 open/save128 Kbps maxxx
Windows Media™ audio support128 Kbps maxxx
Windows Media™ video support512 Kbps maxxx
ATRAC™ format open/saveOpen onlyxx
QuickTime supportxx
MPEG encoding support (with optional plug-in)xx
Publish to SoundCloudx


Update ACID Music Studio 10
An update to ACID Music Studio 10 software was posted on April 28, 2014.
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