A New Standard For Performance
Mixcraft 8 is driven by a new, lightning-fast sound engine, featuring advanced audio and MIDI routing, native sidechaining, and Audio Control, an innovative new feature allowing audio signals to control instrument and effect parameters. Comprehensive support has been added for VST3 plug-ins and MP4 video, both must-have formats in professional studio environments. Mixcraft 8 is packed with high-end features including live performance panel recording, nested submixes, track grouping, and so much more. We’ve even integrated Melodyne pitch correction directly into Mixcraft 8 Pro Studio’s interface for flawless vocal performances.
Mixcraft’s enormous collection of royalty-free studio-quality loops is organized into Song Kits, for incredibly easy track creation – no musical training required! Over 7,500 loops, music beds, sound effects, and samples for fast and easy professional music production. Put the finishing touches on videos or ambient compositions with our comprehensive collection of sound effects and music beds. Improved sound browsing allows rapid auditioning and sound selection. The Favorites star enables fast recall of frequently used sounds. Infinitely broaden your sound palette with built-in Freesound.org browsing and import functions.
Rock the house with automatically synced, non-stop audio and MIDI clip grooves using the amazingly flexible Performance Panel. Create mixes and mashups with audio warping and song slicing. Manipulate the Performance Panel under your fingers with a Novation Launchpad, MIDI controller, or even your computer’s keyboard, and jam along with Mixcraft’s powerful virtual instruments. Record loops directly to Performance Panel grid locations for instant creation of layered live loop performances.
MIDI Scoring and Editing
It’s never been easier to compose your own beats, patterns, and musical scores. Build custom beats and musical patterns at lightning speed using the fun and creative new step sequencer. Create and edit performances with the powerful piano roll editor. Use the notation editor to write, view, publish, and print professional-quality music scores.
Mixcraft is more than just a blockbuster DAW – it’s also a feature-packed pro video editing and scoring environment. Load and edit video files and still images with ease. Crossfade video clips, create transitions, and add a professional touch with fantastic video effects. Rapidly create slideshows from photo collections. Add titles and scrolling text. Publishing enables rendering, uploading, and promotion of music and video projects directly to social media sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Soundcloud, and more! Mixcraft 8 now supports MP4 audio and video in addition to WMV and AVI formats.