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Magix Samplitude Pro X4 Suite EDU Upgrade (Academic Credentials Req’d)

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A COMPLETE STUDIO IN A SINGLE DAW

Samplitude Pro X provides the highest level of quality for recording, mixing and mastering tasks, as well as for music production. With professional effects, efficient editing functions, as well as a powerful audio engine, the new version continues to set new standards in the professional audio sector.

Recording & editing

Work at the highest level of audio quality, even in complex recording sessions. Absolute sound neutrality and optimal latency management enable professional, ultra-precise studio recording.

Music production

Extensive options for producing scores, advanced functionality for MIDI editing and numerous virtual instruments. There’s inspiration in each and every high-quality detail.

Mixing & mastering

Record complex projects and work on large arrangements with intuitive mixing, flexible routing and seamless automations. The high-quality mastering effects offer optimal support for mixing and mastering.

Highlights

  • Recording, production, mixing and mastering in a single DAW
  • Highest audio quality for recording studio tasks
  • NEW! Automation Lanes for optimal control and overview of track automation data
  • NEW! New plug-in browser for quick searches for effects and instruments
  • NEW! Improved performance: Samplitude now supports CPUs with up to 32 cores
  • NEW! New MIDI editing functions and improved MIDI workflow
  • 17 virtual instruments and Independence Pro Plus sampler full version

NEW IN SAMPLITUDE PRO X4

Samplitude Pro X4 provides the highest level of quality for recording, mixing and mastering tasks, as well as for music production. The new version contains an impressive range of virtual instruments and high-quality mastering and restoration effects as well as new, practical types of workflow. The software features significant improvements to functions such as automation editing of effect parameters and to the MIDI editor. The entire plug-in operation has been redesigned for a more efficient workflow. In addition, performance and multicore operation have been optimized, with Samplitude now offering support for CPUs with up to 32 cores.

ALL THE NEW FEATURES IN DETAIL

AUTOMATION LANES

Automation for track parameters such as volume, panorama or VST effect parameters can be displayed and operated in lanes inside the audio track.

PLUG-IN BROWSER

Fast access to all effect and instrument plug-ins. The workflow has been designed to enable users to start working with a plug-in in the quickest time possible, only using keyboard commands.

FOR OPTIMIZED WORKFLOWS

New functions in Samplitude Pro X4 have been developed in close collaboration with our users and have been seamlessly integrated into the existing workflow.

32-core CPU support

To ensure optimum performance for recording and playback, the entire multicore operation in Samplitude Pro X4 has been enhanced. The new ASIO boost priority option ensures that CPU power within a system prioritizes audio processing in Samplitude, which guarantees absolute reliability during recording and playback.

MIDI editing functions

Easier, more customizable, more intelligent: Improvements to MIDI functionality include simplified plug-and-play behavior for external MIDI devices. Editing MIDI automation data is now easier and more seamless than ever before. Intelligent features for smoothing and enhancing automation data results in smoother transitions within your compositions.

Exclusive to the Suite version:

Audio editing with SOUND FORGE Pro 11

Comprehensive functions in the areas of editing and mastering make Sound Forge Pro 11 the perfect companion plug-in for Samplitude Pro X4 Suite. The powerful audio editor works on a precise, sample-based level and offers a premium selection of tools for mixing and finalizing your music productions.

More choice 5 additional instruments

Exclusively included are 5 additional VST instruments: Pop Brass, Concert Guitar, Sansula, Upright Bass and Urban Drums.

 

Highlights

  • Recording, production, mixing and mastering in a single DAW
  • Highest audio quality for recording studio tasks
  • NEW! Automation Lanes for optimal control and overview of track automation data
  • NEW! New plug-in browser for quick searches for effects and instruments
  • NEW! Improved performance: Samplitude now supports CPUs with up to 32 cores
  • NEW! New MIDI editing functions and improved MIDI workflow
  • Exclusive in the Suite version: SOUND FORGE Pro 11 full version
  • Up to 22 virtual instruments and Independence Pro Plus sampler full version

Functions

RECORDING

Samplitude works using full bit transparency. The consistent use of floating point calculations ensures that the sound retains the desired nuances, even after extensive digital processing. The result: Transparency in the sound, neutrality and retention of transients and spatiality.

Sophisticated recording

Samplitude Pro X stands for the highest level of audio quality, even in complex recording sessions. With a total of 999 tracks and up to 256 physical inputs and outputs, working on large projects is no problem at all. Use common audio formats from 16-bit to 32-bit floating point as well as sample rates up to 384 kHz.

Take Composer

The Take Composer clearly displays all the recordings of a passage. This feature offers a specially optimized cutting tool to combine the takes in the context of the entire arrangement to get a perfect end result.

EDITING

Editing is one of the essential core competencies in Samplitude. With practical workflows, flexible docking options and ultra-precise tools, users can create a production environment that’s perfectly customized to their needs so they can concentrate fully on projects.

Object editing

In addition to standard options for track-related editing, Samplitude also features object-based editing options.

Apply effects at object level or route objects to AUX or Surround buses. From fades to using effects and editing pitch, all edits you make are non-destructive and are calculated during playback, so there’s plenty of room for experimentation.

Object Editor

The Object Editor enables you to access all features for object-based editing in a single clear interface, with a graphic design that’s modeled on a channel strip.

A realtime channel strip is assigned to each object and each split object. You can split material into any number of small audio objects and then edit them individually or in groups.

Melodyne Essential

The Melodyne essential plug-in from Celemony contains the legendary tool for correcting recordings with absolute precision. The renowned algorithms offer complex editing solutions for audio recordings.

zplane algorithm

Use the latest zplane algorithm, élastique Pro v3.2.3, for time stretching and pitch shifting.

This algorithm uses the latest findings from signal processing theory and combines these with psycho-acoustic models.

Audio Random Access

Edit projects on a whole new level of musicality.

In addition to tempo and pitch information, ARA also recognizes intonation and volume levels. Combined with Melodyne essential, it serves as a powerful tool for pitch manipulation,

Copy & paste content across projects

Easily copy tracks, even across projects.

Simply use the checklist to choose which settings you want to transfer, for instance VST plug-ins, AUX busses, submix busses and VSTi return tracks. This makes your editing and production workflow much more streamlined.

MUSIC CREATION

Extensive options for producing scores and MIDI editing as well as numerous virtual instruments: There’s inspiration in every detail.

Virtual instruments

Samplitude Pro X includes a huge range of modern and classic software instruments that can be used to create professional arrangements and offer whole new creative possibilities. Produce music with groove boxes, synthesizers and authentic sampler instruments from a variety of countries and eras.

NEW! Analog Synth 2

This virtual synthesizer has been forged from the best synths of the previous decades. It enhances any production with its characteristic sound aesthetics and offers an extremely diverse range of styles.

NEW! Century Keys

Century Keys: From classic pianos to modern electro piano sounds, this VST instrument contains outstanding sounds for pop, rock, jazz, hip-hop, soul, RnB, house and other genres.

NEW! Grand Piano

The authentic-sounding Grand Piano is perfect for adding to any arrangement, whether your production is classical concert music, modern pop, jazz or hip-hop.

NEW! Power Guitar

High-quality guitar sounds with energy-laden slides, aggressive power chords and screeching overdrives. This tool combines various playing techniques with a huge library of sounds.

NEW! Orchestral Ensemble

This virtual instrument is based on a recorded ensemble of a symphony orchestra. With its authentic, impressive sound, it can be easily used in compositions in all kinds of genres.

Drum Engine

Drum Engine this instrument offers a wide range of variations and options, from modern drum kits to classic groove box samples. Create dynamic, powerful drums.

Concert Grand

Based on the a recording of a concert grand in an international concert hall, this piano is impressive with its character and detailed articulation.

NEW! Sansula

This virtual thumb piano is deeply rooted in traditional African music. The sound is based on the recently developed Sansula – a classic lamellophone with a resonance body covered with drum beats.

Bass Machine

Create powerful, tight lines. There’s a range of flexible options and parameters for customizing your bass sound.

Church Organ

Experiment with the feel of this imposing instrument. Sampled in a little church near Venice, the Church Organ combines the traditional with the modern and can be used for both organ music as well as contemporary rock & pop.

Pop Drums

A range of microphones give the Pop Drums a naturally spatial sound. These been recorded on an old SSL console for extra analog warmth.

Cinematic Soundscapes

Weave a colorful tapestry of sound or create atmospheric background music. Cinematic Soundscapes adds a sense of depth and tension to your productions.

Independence Sampler

An amazing sampler workstation with a vast sound library, live performance mode and a virtual effects shelf. Included in Samplitude Pro X4: Independence (12 GB Premium Sound Library) Included in Samplitude Pro X4 Suite: Independence (70 GB Premium Sound Library)

MIDI in Samplitude

MIDI Velocity Dynamics

“Velocity Dynamics” is a real-time effect for MIDI data which allows you to edit the attack dynamics of the MIDI notes.

Adjust the MIDI velocity to the connected synthesizer by compressing or expanding the velocity strength of the selected event.

MIDI editor

The MIDI editor integrates different editors, views, ranges, and tools.

The MIDI parameter editing tool is another new feature: Selected events (e.g. velocity or pitch bend) can be moved, stretched or compressed and scaled in relation to each other in various ways. MIDI quantization is also possible without any additional steps.

Music notation

From idea to finished score: Music notation in Samplitude Pro X4 displays MIDI data as notes in real time.

Your edits are transferred directly to the MIDI editor. Individual notations can be edited in the parameters pitch, velocity and length. When you’re finished, you can publish the data as sheet music. Support for lyrics is a new feature. If you import a MIDI file with lyric markers, the text is displayed in the score.

Drum editor

The Drum Editor is an alternative version of the piano roll, specifically for programming drum parts.

Transfer note settings to other channel strips and quantize individual elements or assign them a new (MIDI) output channel. The editor can be displayed in Matrix mode with conventional parameters or in cell mode. Cell mode allows you to adjust the width of notes and define a view quantize grid per instrument.

MIXING

Intuitive mixing, flexible routing and new automation functions for complex recording tasks – on up to 999 tracks. Ideal for larger arrangements.

NEW! Automation lanes

Track automation in Samplitude Pro X4 can now be displayed across several sub-tracks, known as “lanes”.

You can display and edit any number of track parameters such as volume, panorama or VST effects simultaneously. The control elements in the track header offer lots of of options for operating and switching the parameters. Automation lanes can be faded in an out of any track. In addition, editing of object and track automation has been fully optimized.

NEW! Plug-in browser

Discover fast and easy access to all your effect and instrument plug-ins.

Category-based sorting in the plug-in browser dialog and the filter function enables streamlined organization and lets you find the effect you need quickly, even if your plug-in collection is large. Use the Favorites function to mark effects and instruments you use regularly so that you can access them easily and quickly.

Vandal

A virtual guitar & bass amplifier includes 24 stomp boxes, 70 different presets and three different microphone arrangements.

Every component of the amplifier, from the tube to the speaker coils, is virtualized right down to the last detail. Physical modeling technology guarantees great sound without compromise.

Analogue Modelling Suite Plus

Includes four models of high-quality analog tools.

This includes an analog compressor with optional tape saturation simulation (am|track). Samplitude Pro X4 Suite extras: A tube pre-amp/channel strip (am|phibia), a transient designer (am|pulse) for influencing the signal envelope of percussive audio material, plus a mastering dynamics tool (am|munition) with compressor, limiter, clipper and M/S editing.

essentialFX Suite

The essentialFX Suite is a high-quality collection of 11 professional effects plug-ins for modulation and dynamic effects.

This collection contains both standard effects, such as flanger, tremolo and chorus, as well as special plug-ins for optimizing speech and vocal recordings, and an excellent compressor.

Vintage Effects Suite

The Vintage Effects Suite contains the Corvex, Ecox & Filtox plug-ins. Each of these plug-ins is based on the same control principle – but they couldn’t be more different from each other in terms of sound design. Filtox is an Oberheim filter and controls the frequency response of a modulation source. This allows you to create effects like the wah-wah effect. Ecox realistically emulates echoes from analog tape devices, which are caused by tracking fluctuations. The Corvex plug-in modulates realistic-sounding chorus and flanger effects.

Cleaning effects

Exclusive in Samplitude Pro X4 Suite: Samplitude Pro X4 Suite includes a track-level frequency-based cleaning tool in the form of spectral editing. Remove unwanted sounds, like coughing or clapping, without affecting the original signal audibly. Using a spectrogram, noises are quickly identified according to their color representation and removed. Additional cleaning effects include DeHisser, DeClipper and DeNoiser.

MASTERING

The effects featured in Samplitude Pro X4 are high-quality, reliable and impressive tools that are ideal for the mastering process. These effects have been specially designed and optimized for mastering tasks. All the effects can be used in objects, in tracks and in the master channel.

Visualizations

Samplitude Pro X4 includes a variety of precision meters and analyzers for optimal support during production and the mastering process. Select visualizations such as bit meter, tuner spectrogram or mono compatibility tool and set up your own private “cockpit” to more deeply examine frequencies or the stereo and Surround distribution. You can choose between different visualizations layouts and save them for later use.

EQ and multiband stereo enhancer

The 6-band EQ works with oversampling or phase linear modes and can be used seamlessly in mixing as well as in mastering. Produce sound that’s crystal-clear and acoustically stable in the mix, without any phase problems – all thanks to phase linearity. The multiband stereo enhancer allows users to precisely modify the stereo image during mastering for an individual frequency range or for the entire mix. Accurate stereo localization is also possible using this tool.

sMax11 brickwall limiter

Take your mix to the limit.

Select how aggressive limiting should be with a variety of modes. Use gain in, out and release faders to adjust parameters for your track’s genre in order to achieve optimal results.

Exclusive in Samplitude Pro X4 Suite: Inter-sample peaks are now taken into account during the limiting of the signal.

Mastering & authoring

With Samplitude Pro X4, create masters according to the Red Book standard and burn them directly from the arrangement into all formats – uncompressed (linear PCM) or in compressed formats and on all forms of blank disc.

Exclusive in Samplitude Pro X4 Suite: In addition to physical mastering, you can create a bit-precise digital DDP master for transferring your master to the pressing plant.

MP3/AAC audition plug-in

Exclusive in Samplitude Pro X4 Suite: The preview plug-in enables you to hear the results before export.

You can use this to check for compression artifacts or loss of highs and adjust parameters to fix them. The encoder plug-in enable you to fulfil all requirements for export, for instance “Mastered for iTunes” requirements.

Additional information

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

All MAGIX programs are developed with user-friendliness in mind so that all the basic features run smoothly and can be fully controlled, even on low-performance computers. Some advanced program features demand more of your computer's processing power. To get the most from these features, your system should at least meet the recommended requirements. The technical data for your computer can be found in the control panel of your operating system.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

You need a 32-bit or 64-bit version for the following operating systems:

Windows 10, 8 or 7

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Processor: 2 GHz RAM: 2 GB (32-bit), 4 GB (64-bit)
Graphics card: Onboard, minimum resolution 1024 x 768
Hard drive space: 4 GB for program installation, 20 GB for Samplitude Pro X2, 100 GB for Samplitude Pro X2 Suite
Sound card: Onboard
Program languages: English, Deutsch, Français, Español, Italiano

Internet connection: Required for registering and validating the program, as well as for some program features. Software requires one-time registration.