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Sony ACID Music Studio 8 2011



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Sony ACID Music Studio 8 2011


Music creation, remixing & sharing made easy

ACID Music Studio is the perfect tool for loop-based music creation, audio recording, MIDI production, effects processing, and studio-quality mixing. Create, then share your music-- burn CDs, upload to the Web, or export as MP3 for listening on your favorite portable players. With built-in tutorials to guide you, you'll be composing, editing, and mixing like a pro in no time--even if you're a newcomer to the world of computer music.

Music Creation Made Easy
- Easily record live instruments and vocals
- Make great-sounding music instantly by simply painting loops across the screen
- Show Me How tutorials provide step-by-step help

Create Original Music with Loops
- Loops are samples of performances, edited to repeat seamlessly in your composition
- Includes more than 3,000 ACIDized® studio-quality loops
- New! ACID Music Studio now includes one free downloadable Sony Sound Series loop library--a $99 value (USD)

Studio Multitrack Recording
- Your computer's audio input leads directly to ACID Music Studio--just plug in your microphone or instrument and click Record
- Unlimited audio and MIDI track capability
- Simultaneous audio recording on multiple tracks

Record and Edit MIDI
- Includes powerful MIDI editing and sequencing tools
- Supports VST instruments
- ACID Music Studio includes 90 exclusive virtual instruments

Add Studio-Quality Effects
- Add effects including EQ, reverb, delay, chorus, and distortion
- Change the pitch and tempo of your music in real time
- Includes Studio Devil™ British Valve Custom guitar amp and TruePianos™ Amber Lite piano plug-ins

Share Your Creations
- Save music to popular formats
- Create your own music CDs in minutes
- Publish music to popular Web sites including YouTube™ and ACIDplanet®.com

Highlights of the Sony ACID Music Studio 8 2011

  • New! Includes code for one free Sound Series loop library download
  • Perfect for newcomers to the world of computer music
  • Includes 3,000 music loops and 90 virtual instruments
  • Work with loops and virtual instruments, record audio and MIDI
  • Follow along with Show Me How tutorials and learn as you go
  • Generate files for sharing on all your favorite portable players
  • Studio Multitrack recording

    ACID Music Studio gives you the freedom to record and produce your own original music. Record track by track or capture the entire band at once with each instrument on a different track. This gives you total control over volume, panning, and effects processing on each instrument or vocal track for the perfect mix.
  • Audio and MIDI Mixing Console

    The Mixing Console provides an integrated view of all tracks and busses in your project with the appearance of a traditional hardware-based mixer. The look can be customized to provide you with the best view of even the most complex sessions. The new audio and MIDI Mixing Console has additional routing options, allowing for a more flexible and efficient studio recording environment. ACID Music Studio 8 also supports up to four audio busses and four assignable effects chains.
  • New! Free Loop Library

    ACID Music Studio now includes a code redeemable for one free Sony Sound Series loop library. Choose from among dozens of titles in a wide variety of genres, enter the code, and download a fresh loop library title!
  • Enhanced remixing tools

    For remixing your favorite songs, only ACID Music Studio software has the Beatmapper tool. This tool automatically finds the tempo of a complete song, making it easy to remix. New markers in ACID Music Studio 8 allow you to Beatmap songs with varying tempos and time signatures.
  • Tempo curves

    Easily create gradual transitions in tempo over the duration of an ACID Music Studio project. Transition types include Linear, Fast, Slow, Smooth, Sharp, and Hold. Tempo curves are an efficient way to create dramatic or subtle tempo changes in your project.
  • Powerful MIDI production

    Use powerful MIDI editing and sequencing tools. Record MIDI data from your favorite hardware controllers, or compose directly on the ACID Music Studio piano roll and drum grid interfaces. ACID Music Studio supports VSTi and includes 90 instruments for song creation.
  • Studio-quality audio effects

    Apply sophisticated signal and effects processes including élastique timestretching, EQ, reverb, delay, chorus, flanging, phase shift, and distortion. ACID Music Studio features VST audio effects support, as well as support for VST instruments, so you can play your MIDI tracks back through virtual instruments, filters, and effects.
  • Zplane élastique timestretching

    With élastique Pro technology, you can perform dramatic time stretches and pitch-shifts of Beatmapped tracks while retaining maximum sound quality.
  • Exclusive guitar and piano software bundle

    ACID Music Studio 8 includes Studio Devil™ British Valve Custom guitar amp and TruePianos™ Amber Lite piano plug-in – a set of powerful studio-quality software packages.
  • Over 3,000 music loops included

    ACID Music Studio includes 3,000 Sony Sound Series loops in a wide variety of genres so that you can get started making music right away. Pick the loops you like, paint them into ACID Music Studio, and get great results fast—even if you’re a newcomer to the world of computer music.



Product Description
ACID Music Studio ( v. 8.0 ) - box pack
Creativity application - music or sound creation
Product Type
Box pack
Licence Type
1 user
Distribution Media



Creativity application - music or sound creation
Product Type
Box pack
Distribution Media
Package Type


Licence Type
1 user

System Requirements

Supported OS
Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Microsoft Windows XP SP3
Hardware Requirements
Microsoft Windows Vista / XP / 7 - 1 GHz - RAM 1 GB - HD 200 MB
Additional Requirements
Sound card, DVD-ROM, CD-R, Internet connection , DirectX 9.0c or later

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