Sony Creative Software ha ufficialmente annunciato la nuova versione 7 dell’apprezzato software di produzione audio ACID PRO.
Molte le novità sia a livello di funzionalità che di software e plug-in inclusi nel bundle.
Di seguito il comunicato stampa ufficiale in inglese:
Sony’s New ACID Pro 7 Digital Audio Workstation
Offers More Power and Creative Control Over Professional Music and Audio Production
ACID Pro 7 Software Includes New Audio and MIDI Mixing Console, MIDI Track Freeze, élastique Pro timestretch and pitch shifting, additional format support including AAC and FLAC, and is bundled with over $500 of software from top industry developers
Sony Creative Software, a leading provider of professional video and audio production applications, today announced ACID Pro 7 digital audio workstation software, available in early November. Unlike any other software offering in its class, ACID Pro 7 software offers powerful and intuitive DAW functionality for today’s media professional including multitrack recording, 5.1 surround sound mixing, robust MIDI sequencing and best-in-class loop-based music production. Now Microsoft Vista compatible, ACID Pro 7 software enables a faster and more flexible creative environment by providing precise control over the music creation process through enhancements such as a new mixing environment, MIDI track freeze, tempo curves, improved Beatmapping, and additional import/export options.
"The key to developing a superior professional digital audio workstation has always been about providing a better means for channeling one’s inspiration from the first, initial creative spark, to the final output coming from one’s computer. ACID Pro 7 is no exception," said Dave Chaimson, Sony Creative Software vice president of global marketing. "Whether tracking a live band, performing on stage, scoring film, working in post-production or simply trying to cut a new demo in your studio, there is no other professional application that can provide the intuitive solutions by which to make it all happen. From our rock-solid stability, to the depth of unique features for enhancing creative expression — Sony’s ACID technology has been at the heart of digital music production for a decade and will continue to offer more innovations for multitrack recording, MIDI sequencing and loop-based music production for those whose who want their creative ideas to truly make a difference."
"ACID has long been an invaluable tool for my work in composing film and commercial soundtracks," said Jason Gleed, New York-based producer, music composer and musician who has recently worked on movie soundtracks for the Sex and the City, Speed Racer and Hamlet 2 films using ACID Pro. "With ACID Pro, the software never gets in the way of my creativity. The new features in version 7 will help me work even more quickly to produce imaginative music that keeps my phone ringing with requests for new projects."
New ACID Pro 7 Features
ACID Pro 7 software advances the application’s DAW functionality with new features that make the music production process flow even smoother by leveraging the Transparent Technology that Sony is so well known for in all of its professional music applications. The software provides extensive digital audio production tools that support many different production workflows in one complete application. In addition, ACID Pro 7 software now includes interactive tutorials to help new users get started quickly.
New ACID Pro 7 features include:
Additional Benefits of ACID Pro 7
ACID Pro 7 software comes with a software bundle valued at $500, which includes the Garritan Aria for ACID Pro player and custom sample library developed in conjunction with Plogue Art et Technologie Inc., the ACID Pro Effects Rack powered by iZotope, Submersible Music KitCore and Native Instruments Guitar Combos. ACID Pro 7 software also includes over 3,000 music loops and 1,000 MIDI files. Additionally, ACID Pro 7 enables users to upload songs to the ACIDplanet.com online music community directly from the ACID Pro interface. For even more music creation content, Sony Creative Software offers the industry’s most extensive content collection of over 130 high-quality loop libraries optimized to work with the ACID product line. For a complete listing of all features, please visit http://www.sonycreativesoftware.com/acidpro.
Price and Availability
The ACID Pro 7 digital audio workstation will be available in early November from retailers worldwide as well as from www.sonycreativesoftware.com. A localized Japanese version will be also available in November. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for ACID Pro 7 software is U.S. $399.95.