|Title: Cakewalk Home Studio XL 2004 / Retail Version|
Subtitle: Take Control of Your Music Now
Cakewalk Home Studio XL - Home Studio provides you with everything you need to turn your PC into a powerful multitrack recording studio.
Home Studio XL Overview
It's time to take control of the creative process. Now you don't have to depend on anyone else to get your music recorded. Do it all from your PC with Cakewalk Home Studio. There is no better Windows software available for musicians taking the step into the world of digital recording. Home Studio provides you with everything you need to turn your PC into a powerful multitrack recording studio.
With support for real-time DirectX effects, DXi software synths, MIDI FX plug-ins, and ACID-format audio loop technology, Home Studio takes your music farther, faster, and for less money than any comparable software product.
Record unlimited audio and MIDI tracks Mix with real-time audio and MIDI effects Plug and play DXi soft synths Create loops fast Supports ACID-format, MP3, WAV, WMA and MIDI files
New 2004 Edition
ReWire support to integrate Home Studio 2004 with Project5, Reason, and other reWire synths Simultaneously record your whole band with support for multi-channel audio cardsRecord up to 24-bit / 96 kHz audio Easier sof synth implementaion Click and drag to paint drum tracks with new pattern brush and Drum Editing Grid Pyro Express CD maker and WAV ripperSupport for all Windows compatible audio hardware through WDM, MME, or ASIO
Additional Tools and Loops in Home Studio XL - For the musician, project studio producer, or dance/remix artist who’s looking for more value, Home Studio XL provides all the capabilities of Home Studio 2004, plus:
PowerFX Dyad DXi Sampler & Sample Library CD - Dyad DXi is an advanced SF2 sample player with a powerful arsenal of tools for sound manipulation. Includes an additional CD featuring a unique and versatile collection of samples to get you started.
Cakewalk SpectraFX - Combines essential processing (reverb, chorus, flange, EQ, distortion) into one efficient multi-effect plug-in. Use on multiple tracks simultaneously.
Cakewalk Audio FX-1 Dynamics Processing - A series of essential plug-ins for mixing and mastering:
Compressor/Gate - Tighten up your mix, bring out the vocals, add punch to tracks, and smooth out performances with a wide dynamic range.
Limiter - Avoid distortion by keeping audio signals from exceeding a set threshold.
Expander/Gate - Increase the dynamic range of your recordings. Makes loud parts louder and quiet parts quieter.
Dynamics Processor - An all-in-one effect that combines all three effects above for more control over your mix.
Cakewalk Audio FX 2 - Warm up your digital audio and get killer tones with Tape Saturation and Guitar Amp Simulation.
Cakewalk AmpSim - Add the classic sound of vintage guitar amplifiers to your audio, from light crunch to overdrive distortion. You can choose the amp model, speaker cabinet and other parameters.
Cakewalk TapeSim - Uses advanced processing algorithms to apply the saturated warmth of analog tape to your digital audio. Control warmth, tape speed, EQ curve, hiss, and more.
Centralized audio and MIDI recording
Home Studio is designed to let you concentrate on creating music, instead of getting bogged down with confusing software. It's all laid out in an intuitive Track window that lets you quickly record, edit, arrange, and mix your music.
It doesn't matter what you want to record: guitars, keyboards, vocals, live turntable scratches, CD samples, or any other sound source. Home Studio puts it all together seamlessly.
Loop-based composition tools
Now you can easily create and layer loop-based music tracks along with live recordings. Create entire compositions or add new sonic layers to your existing songs. The Loop Explorer helps you find the right samples fast. Browse the included Cakewalk Loops sample library created by leading producers, or thousands of available sample collections.
Preview multiple loops while your project is playing back in tempo and in key with your song. Then just click and drag to paint your canvas of sound. Even make your own loops out of any MP3 or WAV file. Opens and reads ACID-format audio loops.
Perform with built-in software synthesizers
Add hundreds of high quality instrument sounds to your studio with the included DXi soft synths.
The new Synth Rack makes loading and working with the synths for your project a snap. Home Studio now supports automation from the synth interface, plus DXi synths are now more efficient and offer lower latency than ever before.
EDIROL Virtual Sound Canvas DXi
A software synthesizer, modeled after the famous Roland synth of the same name. Over 990 sounds and drum sets to choose from.
Audio Simulation DreamStation DXi
A vintage analog-style synthesizer reproduced as a DXi plug-in. It combines physical models of analog circuits together with mathematical models of analog oscillators. Works just like a vintage hardware synthesizer worth thousands of dollars today.
Power FX - Dyad DXi
dyad DXi is an advanced software sample player and DXi virtual instrument created by PowerFX! dyad DXi focuses on performance - It comes packed with a variety of excellent sounds and real time processing features. A powerful arsenal of tools will help you manipulate your sounds and samples, and import your sf2 files.
You get an unprecedented 320 sound patches, including a unique and versatile collection of synthesized and real multi-sampled sounds such as: basses, trumpets, flutes, synth pads, various keyboards, violins, synthetic fxs, tympani, tuba, trombone, organs, oboe, and cello.
dyad DXi features
- Powerful filtering, EQing and 2 LFO´s
- Ease of use
- Layer editing
- Reads and imports Soundfonts (.sf2)
- Includes over 300 great soundfont programs, a diverse collection of synthesized and real orchestral multi-samples
- Real-time performance mode for low CPU usage
Integrate ReWire Synths
Get more synth sounds by patching Project5, Reason™, ReBirth™, and other ReWire 1.0 and 2.0 compatible synths right into Home Studio 2004's Synth Rack. Or use Home Studio to add audio recording and editing to your Project5 or Reason studio.
- Use Home Studio's MIDI FX, automation, and sequencing capabilities to control Reason
- Route ReWire channels into audio tracks inside Home Studio
- Process Reason’s audio outputs with DirectX effects
- Add loops or recorded audio tracks to your Project5 or Reason projects
Mix tracks with DirectX audio effects
Sweeten your mix with Amp Sim Lite, Chorus, Reverb, EQ, Delay, Flange and other professional audio effects, or even add hundreds of other available DirectX-compatible audio plug-ins.
With Home Studio XL you also get the Audio FX 1 Dynamics Processing plug-ins, Audio FX 2 TapeSim and Amp Sim, and the new Cakewalk SpectraFX multi-effect plug-in.
Cakewalk MIDI FX
Apply real-time effects to your MIDI tracks, just like audio effects. Use effects in real-time on input and during playback, or apply them as off-line edits. MIDI FX include Arpeggiator, Quantize, Delay/echo, Change Velocity, MIDI event filter, Session Drummer, NTONYX Syle Enhancer Micro 2.0 Lite and MusicLab VeloMaster Lite
Compose and print sheet music
When it comes to composing and printing sheet music, Home Studio is up to the task. You can record and transcribe any performance using any MIDI instrument, and watch your notes appear on the screen as you play. You can also just point and click to add and move notes in the Staff view.
Edit and print multiple MIDI tracks as high-quality notation Notes appear on-screen as you record from a MIDI instrument Zoom-in or out the Staff view to display notation at any size Assign any number of tracks to individual staves Standard and single-line percussion clef notation, guitar chord grids, expression text, dynamic markings, pedal markings, composer name and title Variable fonts for expression text and lyrics Print up to 24 staves per page
Graphical editing tools
Compose and edit MIDI tracks using the Piano Roll view. Point and click to insert, copy, move, delete or modify MIDI notes and Controller data. View multiple tracks or just one at a time.
Drum Grid Editor
Creating MIDI drum parts has never been easier or faster. Paint rhythmic patterns in a single mouse stroke. Use included patterns, or create your own.
Draw lines and curves on top of your audio and MIDI to accurately change mix parameters like volume, pan, MIDI Controller data and aux sends. Creating a mix has never been more intuitive.
Create video soundtracks
Home Studio provides a fast and effective way to create, edit and dub soundtracks for any digital video file. Just import and sync any Windows AVI file to your Home Studio project! Then export your finished project to AVI - perfect for enhancing home movies and multimedia presentations.
Record and play back unlimited tracks of audio and MIDI. Simultaneously record your whole band with support for multi-channel audio cards Record up to 24-bit/96 kHz audio Real-time mixing console. Loop-based song construction tools. Import WAV, ACID-format WAV, and MP3 files. Complete library of ACID-format audio loops. Support for DXi third-party soft synth plug-ins. Includes Virtual Sound Canvas DXi and Dreamstation DXi soft synths. Real-time DirectX audio effects: Amp Sim Lite, Reverb, Chorus, Delay, Flange, EQ Support for hundreds of available third-party DirectX audio plug-ins. ReWire support to integrate Home Studio 2004 with Project5, Reason, and other ReWire synths Support for VST instruments and effects with Cakewalk VST Adapter, available separately Edit and print notation, along with chord symbols, guitar chord grids, lyrics, dynamic markings. Unlimited number of Edit Undo's. 24-bit and 16-bit audio support. Multitrack Piano Roll view. Drum Editing Grid with Pattern brush Import and synchronize AVI video to music projects. Non-destructive slip-editing of audio and MIDI clips. Playback meters per track. Support for all Windows compatible audio hardware through ASIO, MME, or WDM Pyro Express CD-maker and WAV ripper
Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP 300 MHz processor 32 MB RAM 100 MB free hard disk space 800x600 screen resolution/256 colors CD-ROM drive (for installation) MIDI Interface and / or Windows compatible sound card
Note: Home Studio XL is NOT compatible with Windows 95, 98 or NT.
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