Acoustica has announced the release of Mixcraft 7 and Mixcraft Pro Studio 7, an updated version of the company’s flagship recording software now available in 32-bit and 64-bit versions, as well as offering a new interface, live loop and sample triggering, audio warping and quantizing, enhanced control surface support, plug-in management, hundreds of new loops and samples, new virtual instruments and effects, and dozens of other improvements.
The new Performance Panel is intended for composing and performing music both live and in the studio, allowing real-time triggering and automatic synchronization of audio loops, MIDI clips, and samples. The panel can be manipulated using Novation’s Launchpad controller, a MIDI controller, mouse, or computer keyboard.
Mixcraft 7 offers support for Mackie-compatible control surfaces, as well as Frontier Design Group’s Tranzport control surface, and can be easily configured to work with any MIDI controller. Mixcraft 7 can also be controlled from across the studio using the free Mixcraft Remote app for iOS and Android devices. And, it also includes Copula, an advanced time-stretching and pitch-shifting technology.
Mixcraft 7 Overview:
Offers unlimited MIDI and audio tracks, dozens of virtual instruments and effects, video editing, mixing and mastering, a streamlined interface, and over 7,000 loops, sound effects, and drum samples. It also includes two new samplers, the Alpha Sampler and Omni Sampler, and two big-sounding new virtual instruments, G-Sonique’s Renegade Analog Monster and AAS’s expressive new Journeys instrument. Also included are new film score loops from Dj Puzzle, as well as a large library of acoustic and synthetic drum samples by Los Angeles artist and producer Shok. Price: $89.95
Mixcraft Pro Studio 7 Overview:
Includes more than $1,100 worth of plug-ins. Highlights include BeatRig’s Sidekick 6 sidechain compressor, Studio Devil’s Virtual Bass Amp, QuikQuak’s Glass Viper, and ME80 V2, plus a large suite of new mastering effects from G-Sonique. Mixcraft Pro Studio 7 retains all of the virtual instruments and effects found in Mixcraft Pro Studio 6, including Memorymoon and ME80 vintage analog synthesizers, Pianissimo grand piano, and dozens of high-end effects, including mastering tools from iZotope, G-Sonique, and ToneBoosters. Price: $164.95
New Mixrcraft 7 and Pro Studio 7 are available from Acoustica’s online store, located here.