Music Maker 17 Premium Make music – simply without compromises! MAGIX Music Maker 17 turns making music into a real experience. You can create your own songs, remixes and beats from the very first minute. Use practical info videos and numerous options to develop your own musical style now – without any prior skills! The Premium version Even more sounds, instruments, and effects – thanks to its expanded sound design, real 5.1 Surround mixing, live tools, and useful studio extras, you can dive even deeper into the world of music production. • All musical styles • Easy handling • Unlimited possibilities • Powerful extras Get started right away, no prior knowledge necessary! MAGIX Music Maker 17 makes it possible: Create your own songs – without any technical know-how! Anyone can make music like a pro with more than 3,500 new sounds and loops and many virtual instruments. Simply combine audio building blocks, add effects & samples, play real instruments via MIDI and record – your own hit is just a few clicks away! New functions at a glance PREMIUM! More than 3,500 new sounds & loops • PREMIUM! 4 Vita Solo instruments : Piano, saxophone, ambient synthesizer, Jazz Drums • NEW! New design with improved handling and FX rack NEW! Upload your songs to Facebook, Twitter™, MySpace™, etc. with one click • NEW! Song Maker 2 : Easy dubbing of videos and websites • NEW! YouTube® templates: Perfect presets with cover and more NEW! MIDI editor : Composing made easy PREMIUM! MAGIX Print Studio : Create your own CD covers PREMIUM! Music Editor 3 : Detailed sound editing Make music yourself, even without any technical know-how The Music Maker principle: It's that easy! Select & combine sounds Preview and select sounds – or import your favorite songs from CD or MP3 and use them in your own song project. All sounds and loops can be easily cut, edited, copied, and arranged into your own song. Record, remix & mix down Easily add effects, vocals, guitars and other instruments and adjust volume with the mixer. Export and publish Export the songs you create as MP3s, burn them to CD, or publish them on the web. NEW! Present your songs on Twitter™, Facebook & Co. using the integrated SoundCloud ® upload feature. Ideal for beginners: Easy mode If you want, only the most important areas will be displayed. This makes it easier for you to familiarize yourself with the program and you won't have to wait too long to make your first songs! PLUS! Practical videos that help you make music like the pros in the shortest time possible. NEW! Sound archive with many loops and samples Completely new sound archive The new sound archive features more than 3,500 new loops and sounds from the following musical genres: Hip hop, rock, alternative, techno, trance, dance, electro, chillout! All samples can be combined with each other and with other melodies. They adjust automatically to the current song tempo, ensuring that you'll always be on the beat. This way you can concentrate completely on your own sound, while creating songs in any musical style. What are loops? Loops are audio building blocks that are edited so that they play over and over without interruption. Melodies or drums are often played in loops to repeat multiple bars. Audio software makes it possible to combine loops into your own songs, allowing you to make your own music in no time at all. The sounds and loops included with MAGIX Music Maker were produced in various audio studios by international top producers. Of course, it is also possible to create your own loops for use in your songs. NEW! Vita Solo instruments – realistic instruments for your songs Vita Century Keys: Top-class piano collection Vita Century Keys is an excellent choice, whether you're looking for classical piano sound, modern pop melodies or electric piano sound with more of a rock feel to it. This topclass collection of virtual pianos for your PC provides great sounds for many music genres: Pop, rock, jazz, hip hop, soul, R'n'B, house, etc. Just give it a try: With a few clicks you can give your songs more depth and create sound accents by adding complementary piano sounds. It's a lot of fun! NEW! Professional saxophone sound with Vita Saxophonia The saxophone figures among the most popular of the woodwinds and is sure to add a special touch to any song. With MAGIX Music Maker 17 you can now add that special something to your own music projects, even if you can't read music. Vita Saxophonia offers everything you expect from a saxophone: A large rang of dynamics, diverse sounds, powerful sound characteristics and numerous optimized presets turn the saxophone into the ideal companion for any music project. PREMIUM! Now with even more Vita Solo instruments NEW! Vita Jazz Drums – 100% jazz feeling Vita Jazz Drums will turn your PC into a buzzing jazz club! The realistic sound of the jazz brushes, tom toms, ride cymbals and hi-hats will give each track a distinct feel and character. The Vita Jazz Drums are suitable not only for jazz, but many other music genres that might use a bit more liveliness. NEW! Synthesizer for authentic pad sounds Vita Space Pad The new synthesizer, Vita Space Pad, is especially suited for surface sounds: Diverse soundscapes, complex sequences of sounds and organic synthesizer sounds offer many new possibilities and are sure to impress you every time! The drum rhythm tracks and surface sounds from Vita Space Pad combine to create an incredible sound - give it a try! Ultra-realistic software instruments: Drums, bass, guitar, percussion, and more Your own instrument library MAGIX Music Maker 17 offers ultra-realistic simulations of real instruments like acoustic guitars, electric guitars, electric basses, bass, drums, grand pianos, electric pianos, power chords, violins and much more. Thanks to the professional sound engine from Yellow Tools™ and the carefully compiled sound library, making music with your PC becomes an acoustic experience! PREMIUM! Create drum sounds with Beat Box 2 Plus The BeatBox 2 Plus drum machine is the ideal tool for creating your own grooves and beats: Drum kits full of dynamics, unlimited possibilities for sound shaping, high-quality effects, and much more! The famous BeatBox step principle is fun and quickly provides exciting results – no matter whether you're a pro or a beginner: It's never been easier to build complex and layered beats! Real guitar and bass sound complete with rock drums Rocking guitars and crunchy basses with Vandal SE Vandal SE, the guitar and bass amplifier with unbelievable sound fidelity and numerous guitar effects, will turn your songs into fantasticsounding rock hits in no time - just like the hits of your favorite rock stars! Give it a try, it's worth it! Vandal SE is suitable not only for rock songs, but also for all other music genres. It's the perfect tool for experimenting with other instruments like pianos, synthesizers, drums, etc. The virtual drummer: The perfect companion for all of your songs Whatever you've got planned, LiViD, the virtual drummer, won't disappoint you: From a simple accompaniment to the guitar or breaks and fillins in your songs to the entire drum track, you'll find the right drums for every project. And what is more, LiViD is incredibly easy to use: Simply switch it on, select a groove and play it. That's it! PREMIUM! The perfect tool for sound design and mastering Mastering Suite 3 MAGIX Music Maker 17 Premium is a music and audio software for any situation: Thanks to the built-in Mastering Suite, every song sounds perfect in every playback situation! Click the sound to adjust and optimize it for the most diverse circumstances – no matter whether for the kitchen radio, MP3 player, for club sound, for a CD in your car, or to play it on your own stereo system in your living room. Revolta 2: True sound design Revolta 2 turns your PC into a first-class sound laboratory. The high-performance analog synthesizer makes anything possible, from core bass lines to cutting lead sounds to complex sound patterns and sequences. Experimenting with sound becomes an experience and you can add a personal touch to your music by adding sounds you created yourself. Record vocals and instruments and create your own remixes Simply connect instruments or a microphone and start recording If you want to complement your songs, you can easily record vocals and instruments and add the recordings to existing or new music projects. MAGIX Music Maker 17 is also the ideal software program if you wish to edit and add effects to your audio material, even if you don't have any previous knowledge. Tip! Add your own recordings to the MAGIX Music Maker sound archive! Everything you record is immediately available for every new song, allowing you to add a personal touch to your music. Make remixes yourself Now you can customize your favorite TV & radio songs just the way you want and even create your own remixes thanks to the practical remix tool. To help you create songs that are expressive and versatile, MAGIX Music Maker 17 offers users support from the very first minute. Thanks to the remix maker and remix agent, it's easy to detect the beat and create loops and new combinations. PLUS! Add music videos and dub them yourself. Simply import video clips, create your own songs to accompany them and export everything or publish it online on YouTube®. NEW! Perfect sound thanks to the virtual mixer, effects and EQs Sounds like a winner! Mix down yourself with professional sound Thanks to numerous studio-quality effects and the integrated mixer, every song becomes a top hit! The volume of every track can be adjusted to suit the others with the integrated mixer, and a click adds enriching effects to make your music more brilliant, pumping, and crystal clear! Tip! Thanks to numerous effects and templates that have been provided especially by pros, everyone can find their own sound and create the perfect mix. IMPROVED! The most important effects for making music at a glance The improved FX rack displays all important effects at a glance and guarantees perfect sound. The integrated effects such as the equalizer, reverb, delay and the pitch and tempo section turn experimenting into a real experience! The only music program with many first-class effects essential FX – You'll sound like a pro! With the new essential FX effects series, any sound or loop can be changed quickly and easily. Effects like chorus or flanger enable exciting tones and true sound design in your own songs. Get the sound of the pros on your own PC now, without any prior skill or expert knowledge! Uncompromising sound thanks to the Vintage Effects Suite Vintage effects provide your sound with even more possibilities! Make music with a personal touch – thanks to typical effects for any musical style. Plenty of professional effects templates make using the Vintage Effects Suite child's play, and exciting results are produced quickly. NEW! Dive deeper into the details thanks to practical tools Integrated MIDI editor for creating your own melodies For all of those who want to dive deeper into the music making process, MAGIX Music Maker 17 offers more tools that turn it into a real all-around solution. With the new MIDI editor you can create your own melodies or easily customize existing ones. Even without previous musical knowledge, you can easily write notes using the mouse. You'll compose your own songs in no time at all! Play any instrument right away with your PC keyboard You can test and play the integrated instruments directly with your PC keyboard. This way, you'll find the right sound right away and can create and record your own melodies with a simple click. PLUS! Direct access to other practical functions such as the Matrix and Drum Editor. The software instruments can also be accessed easily in order to customize settings and load other sounds. All Premium extras at a glance, incl. live performer MAGIX Music Maker 17 Premium is the music software that has it all! In comparison to the classic version, MAGIX Music Maker 17 Premium offers many additional extras and creative options for your songs: More sounds & loops from different music genres, studio effects incl. optimized templates, more instruments, a complete mastering suite, a print studio for creating your own CD covers and many other additional sound packs in professional quality. Live on stage with your music program The Live Performer helps you produce exciting songs in a completely new way: Play any part of a song via computer or MIDI keyboard and combine them in new ways like a DJ - live and in real time! The new timecode sync even makes it possible to connect two PCs via MIDI and make songs together with friends as a team! External hardware synthesizers and groove boxes can also be synchronized; everything is on beat with the rhythm. NEW! Export and publish songs Burn demo CDs, create MP3s and much more Find new listeners quickly – who doesn't want that? With MAGIX Music Maker 17 you can export your own songs in different formats such as MP3, WAV, etc. and publish them online right away. This makes it easy to transfer the songs you create to your playlist, MP3 player, iPod™ or mobile phone. You can also create real demo CDs or entire albums. Your first real record deal might just be a click away! NEW! Upload your own songs to Twitter™, Facebook, MySpace™ and SoundCloud® with one click Music is a big deal on the Internet: There's no better place to present and distribute your music than the world wide web. Thanks to the new SoundCloud® upload feature, you can upload your songs and share them with friends on Facebook, Twitter™, MySpace™ and Co. PLUS! Upload and publish your own music videos on YouTube® straight from the program. NEW! Music for your videos, slideshows, websites, etc. Your own songs and background music Who wouldn't like it? Hollywood-style cinematic sound, homemade and perfectly tailored to your needs. It's the perfect companion for slideshows, video clips, presentations, websites and other multimedia projects! MAGIX Music Maker 17 enables everyone to add their own unique touch to their music – even without prior skills and without long learning periods. Tip! Anyone who is already familiar with video or photo software from MAGIX won't have any problems getting started quickly with MAGIX Music Maker 17. NEW! The quickest way to your own song The new assistant, "Song Maker 2", makes it even easier and faster to create impressive songs. Simply select a music genre, set the length and tempo of the track and let yourself be surprised by new exciting songs! Ideal for: • • • Beginners: Anyone can create entire songs and customize them individually with just a few clicks Quickly create background music for videos, slideshows and websites Quickly create an accompaniment for solo instruments, vocals or rap Online extras Catooh – the Online Content Library is your online sound archive. Whatever it is that you're looking for – drum loops, instruments, vocals, or sound effects – the program provides a direct connection to this giant sound library and supports every one of your song ideas with the right material. magix.info – the Multimedia Knowledge Community has special tips about audio software: Get quick and direct answers to your questions about music production: Simply write your question into the text window and submit it online – it won't take long to get an answer. Share your knowledge and discuss things with other users Of course, you can upload your work directly to magix.info and discuss production tips and tricks. That's not all! If you want to learn more about new features that may be available for your video software, or even if you want to make suggestions about new features yourself, then just visit our discussion groups and get tips from experts! Compatible with Windows® 7 State-of-the-art music software MAGIX Music Maker 17 has been tested for operational conformity and functional security in Windows® 7. The advantage: If you have upgraded to the new Windows® operating system, you will be able to continue to use this product as usual. System requirements For Microsoft® Windows® XP | Vista® | 7 Minimum system requirements: • • • • PC with Intel® Pentium® or AMD® Athlon™, 1 GHz or higher 512 MB (1 MB recommended) 4 GB free hard disk space 16-bit sound card Minimum configuration: PC with Intel® Pentium® or AMD® Athlon®, 1 GHz, or higher 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended) 4 GB free hard disk space Graphics card resolution 1024 x 768 16-bit sound card DVD drive Formats: Import : WAV, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WMA, QuickTime™, MIDI, CD-A1, BMP, JPG, AVI, MXV, WMV Export : WAV, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WMA, QuickTime™, MIDI, CD-A, BMP, JPG, AVI, MXV, WMV Program interface Your benefits at a glance For the best start... MAGIX Music Maker offers the easiest start you can imagine! NEW! Song Maker 2 Ideal for easy dubbing of videos & websites NEW! New design With many improvements to details NEW! MAGIX Print Studio Create your own CD covers NEW! Music Editor 3 Detailed sound editing PREMIUM! Live Performer Jam together or create perfect live acts Tutorial videos Lean back and familiarize yourself with the software Easy Mode Only the most important elements are displayed on request Info Box Learn new things while you make music Sound Vision All sounds at a glance Sounds & Templates A giant sound archive for every current style: Rock & pop, hip hop, electro, techno, house, etc. NEW! Sounds & loops More than 3,500 new sound loops from all genres Instrument presets More than 200 predefined sounds Audio FX templates More than 100 effects templates for tracks, objects, instruments Video effects More than 50 video effects templates Instruments You can look forward to a giant, high-quality instrument collection which will always inspire you with new ideas. NEW! Vita Century Keys Top-class piano collection NEW! Vita Saxophonia Professional saxophone sound PREMIUM! Vita Jazz Drums NEW! For real Jazz sound PREMIUM! Vita Space Pad NEW! For atmospheric synthesizer pads PREMIUM! BeatBox 2 Plus New and flexible drum computer for your own beats Vita Instruments™ Instruments with ultra-realistic sound characteristics (guitar, drums, electric piano, power chords, electric bass) MIDI instruments Diverse orchestral instrument sets More groove machines Robota, Drum&Bass Machine, LiViD Atmos For atmospheric nature and other background sounds Record & Edit MAGIX Music Maker combines recording and editing with professional tools that are extremely easy to use. NEW! Integrated MIDI Editor Composing made easy with classic piano roll, drum, event and control editors PREMIUM! Music Editor 3 NEW! Edit and cut recordings with sample precision Object microscope For detailed sound editing Object inspector Quickly and easily work with sound objects PREMIUM! Recording quality Up to 48 kHz, internal 32-bit editing – on 96 tracks HQ timestretching algorithm For minimum sound manipulation in real time MAGIX Low Latency Minimum latency times, also for ASIO-incapable sound cards Effects MAGIX Music Maker offers genuine studio effects. The practical presets make sure that you get the best results possible, even without expert knowledge. PREMIUM! essential FX More from the effects series – for perfect sound results PREMIUM! High-end effects First-class effects collection PREMIUM! Revolta 2 True sound design Vandal SE Guitar amplifier with unbelievable sound fidelity Reverb Room, reverb, plate with extremely realistic spatial sound Delay Mono delay, stereo delay, ping pong delay Vintage Effects Suite Chorus, flanger, distortion, analog delay and filter Bit Machine Sample and bitrate reduction Compressor / Limiter Classic compressor and limiter Équalizer Graphic 10-band EQ and parametric 4-band EQ Vocoder Incl. sidechain input Mixing & Remixing With the integrated mixing consule, you can keep an eye on all of your instruments, effects, and settings. Mixing console Multitrack mixer with integrated effects AUX effects paths 2 send channels PREMIUM! Mastering Suite Complete effects section for the master track Remix Agent Remix tool for tempo analysis of songs Harmony Agent Accord recognition and display of audio files Publish and more Quickly and easily publish your songs worldwide – a single click makes your music accessible on the Internet. NEW! Upload your own songs To Facebook, Twitter™, MySpace™, SoundCloud, etc. NEW! YouTube templates Perfect preset with cover and much more Direct YouTube™ upload Upload songs directly from the program magix.info Ask questions, learn, share information and find multimedia courses. The free network. Import | Export Import : WAV, AIFF, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WMA, QuickTime™, MIDI, CD-A1, BMP, JPG, AVI, MXV, WMV Export : WAV, AIFF, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WMA, QuickTime™, MIDI, BMP, JPG, AVI, MXV, WMV Interfaces : ASIO, MAGIX Low Latency System requirements For Microsoft® Windows® XP | Vista® | 7 Minimum configuration: PC with Intel® Pentium® or AMD® Athlon® 1 GHz and higher Min. 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended) Free hard disk space: 4 GB Graphics card resolution 1024 x 768 16-bit sound card DVD ROM drive Optional: Burn CDs/DVDs with a CD/DVD±R(W) burner MP3 export with Windows Media Player 10, or higher Note: Artist rights and ancillary publisher copyrights must be respected. 1) Only non copy-protected audio CDs can be imported. * "From the market leader for multimedia software" refers to the number of software products sold by retailers according to monthly measurement by GfK Weekly TrendSetter, GfK Charts Benelux, France, Spain, Chart Track UK, NPD Data Charts PC/CD-ROM non-games US. 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