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Mixcraft 10 Recording Studio

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Mixcraft 10 Recording Studio by Acoustica is an Audio Plugin Host for Windows. It can host VST Plugins and VST 3 Plugins.
Minimum System Requirements: 64-bit Windows 7 SP1, 8, 10 or 11 | 4GB RAM | 1.8 GHz Dual Core CPU | Sound card, USB, or Firewire sound device

Recommended System Requirements: 64-bit Windows 10 or above | 8GB RAM or higher | 3.0 GHz Quad Core CPU or higher | ASIO Audio Interface
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Mixcraft 10 Recording Studio is the latest version of the renowned digital audio workstation for Windows from Acoustica, designed for musicians by musicians.

With its unique combination of ease of use and professional features at an irresistible price, Mixcraft has been a favorite among music enthusiasts and professionals since its introduction in 2004. Mixcraft is a powerful digital audio workstation that offers an intuitive interface and lightning-fast sound engine.

With Mixcraft, users can record and mix unlimited tracks to perfection. It features almost universal third-party plugin support and supports audio interfaces and hardware controllers. Mixcraft's loop library has over 7,500 professionally-produced loops, music beds, sound effects, and samples in diverse genres. Additionally, there are a vast library of effects and instruments that include a suite of ToneBoosters reverbs, compressors, filters, equalizers, classic synthesizers, electric pianos, rock organs and sampled instruments.

Mixcraft is also loaded with routing and control features, advanced MIDI routing, and clip-based automation tools. Its Performance Panel is ideal for live performance and loop-based composition, and it is also a feature-packed video editing and scoring environment that offers seamless transitions, titles, and scrolling text. Mixcraft offers an all-in-one solution to all your audio and video editing needs in a single virtual studio package.

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Introducing Mixcraft 10

With Mixcraft 10, Acoustica has taken an already popular product and given it a fresh, user-friendly interface with a range of new features to enhance the overall user experience. Mixcraft 10 boasts a more colorful and visually intuitive look, familiar to existing users but easy for new users to navigate. Every improvement in Mixcraft 10 is centered on inspiration, ease of use, and stability, allowing musicians to achieve their music goals faster and with professional-level quality.

Mixcraft 10 includes several improvements that provide users a highly customizable experience that puts them in complete control of their creative process. Menus have been simplified and can now be pinned open. The project start window, plug-in manager, piano roll, automation tools, libraries, and mixer panels have all been enhanced. Additionally, users can customize project settings, plugin collections, and hotkey assignments, and broader support for controller surfaces has been added.

Whether you are a budding musician or a seasoned professional, Mixcraft 10 provides an unparalleled range of features - from advanced audio editing capabilities to comprehensive instrument libraries - all at a price sure to leave you astounded. With a starting price of just $79 for the entry-level Mixcraft 10 Recording Studio and only $149 for the impressively feature-rich Mixcraft 10 Pro Studio, the latest version of Mixcraft truly offers unbeatable value for money. Compare to see which one is right for your studio.

But that's not all - registered users of previous versions also enjoy generous upgrade pricing and can take advantage of all these new features at a surprisingly low price.


  • Updated User-Friendly Interface: more intuitive, customizable, and scalable.
  • Unlimited Audio and MIDI Tracks.
  • Over 7,500 loops, sound effects, and samples.
  • 16 Virtual Instruments and 36 Effects (24 instruments and over 50 effects in the Pro Studio version).
  • Vocoder Tracks.
  • Curved, Tempo, and Pitch Envelopes.
  • Per-Track Parametric EQ & Oscilloscope.
  • Live Performance Panel.
  • Updated Piano Roll, Step Editor, and Music Notation panels.
  • Video Editing.
  • New - Integrated Mixcraft Store - additional virtual instruments, effects, loops, presets, drum kits, and more, with new content added regularly.
  • Improved Plug-In Architecture and Management - Better Search and Organization with an Optional Safe Mode.
  • Updated Project Start Window with Live Links to News, Videos, and Updates.
  • Master Tempo Envelope.
  • Curved Automation.
  • Gain, Drive, Parametric EQ, Compressor, Oscilloscope, and Spectrum Analyzer Mixer Panels.
  • Tempo-Synced LFOs For Plug-In Automation.
  • Rewire Hosting.
  • New Controller Scripts API for broader support of MIDI control surfaces and devices.
  • Custom Hot Key Assignments.
  • Drag-and-Drop Automation.

Latest User Reviews

Average user rating of 4.67 from 3 reviews
Mixcraft 10 Recording Studio

Reviewed By GrinningMonk [all]
November 25th, 2023
Version reviewed: 10 on Windows

I am an old Cubase user, but health and other issues kept me away from production for a few years and my old Cubase 7 is well redundant. I am not a professional musician, I like to create and experiment and try multiple genres just to scratch the creative itch.

Picked up Mixcraft 9 in a bundle on Humble (I think) a while back and having recently returned to production I thought I'd give it a go since upgrading my Cubase is well out of my current budget (mostly retired disabled pensioner).

Since learning the ins and outs I recently upgraded to 10 with a very budget friendly price.

Mixcraft is very intuitive to use, especially if one has experience in other DAWs as familiar tools are in familiar places. I have never had to refer to the manual and any confusion as to where, what or how I may have had was solved with a quick search. Answers to issues seem fast to find so while I am not an active part of any community, support from users seems to be out there. I have struggled with learning some other software I have trialled and Mixcraft seemed the easier of the lot.

I have an old collection of Native Instruments tools, bought Komplete...err...5(?) years ago and all those amazing synths such as Massive, Absynth and my beloved Battery all work flawlessly. So do my U-he products. 64-bit Supported.

On my system 10 feels a little heavier than 9 and performance in loading projects and swapping/adding VST effects on the fly does not seem as smooth as it did in 9. I feel the same on the laptop I also run it on, but it is well workable and does not slow down the actual process of production at all but is there reason for the dropped star for this review. 10's improvements over 9 are nice, I won't list them here.

I have a muti-monitor setup of four screens and being able to undock windows such as the mixer and sound/sample library to a separate screen is great.

I am a terrible mixer/engineer but I am well happy with the result I am able to get out of this software.

For budget minded people or enthusiasts looking to dip their digital toes, Mixcraft is a solid professional easy to learn product and at a price point that many competitors only offer severely cut down and limited applications..

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Mixcraft 10 Recording Studio

Reviewed By New Media Supply [all]
August 31st, 2022
Version reviewed: 9.0 on Windows

I am using Mixcraft (Recording Studio) for about a month extensively, and there was no need (for me) to read any of the documentation. I used Mulab and Reaper before. Mulab is nice but has its limitations. Reaper is also nice, but it feels like there are too many whistles, and the plugins (js) UI turns me off.

Mixcraft has some awesome tools built in. For example, I love the compressors (try the TB bus compressor) and TB de-esser. There are also synths like Messiah, Journey, VB3 organ (my favorites), and more instruments.

The UI is fine to me (1920x1080), and the program works stable. I have 600 VST plugins, and all are working fine.

Some people claim that DAWs have each their sound (like one is warmer or brighter than the other one), but that is a myth. So I would choose a DAW according to price, stability, workflow, capabilities, etc.

Yes, it's a nice DAW, and I hope Mixcraft will do well in the coming years.


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Mixcraft 10 Recording Studio

Reviewed By Chipi [all]
May 11th, 2021
Version reviewed: V.10 on Windows

UPDATE: 6/13/23 * Mixcraft Pro Studio V.10 *

- Incredible scaling for superb scalable 4K/8K monitors.

- FULL VST3 support with incredibly robust stability on par with Pro-Tools.

- Excellent mixer with a completely revamped and highly accurate mixer.

- Accurate mixdown of the master that sounds exactly like the original mix (leaving FL Studio and Studio One 6 with their flat and non-dynamic mixdown) Mixcraft exports your work in 24-bits with a professional and unique precision in the market.

- A joke price, I paid $39 for the upgrade from 9 to v10 (Well done Acoustica!!!).

- Professional effects.

- Incredibly robust MIDI board and never leaves a note behind when you Quantize.

- Best DAW on the market with CPU heavy VST like 'Avenger - Vengeance' - I could simultaneously run 41 instances of the synth and it barely scraped 35%, impressive performance.

- Dream automation, any handle you move on the synth will record excellently! You can cut and paste entire tracks including all automation.

- Excellent Samplers included, you drag a loop and it automatically cuts it mapped to the Sampler, crazy.

- TB Barricade the best mid class limiter on the market! Try it, your mix will never be as punchy as with it.

- Instant combination of synth layering and layered effects with instant recall.

- Excellent and robust audio handling and wave elasticity algorithm, whatever you throw at the sequencer it will automatically put it in time, not like Studio One's garbage, you have to manipulate it and it never stays in time, Mixcraft is classy here.

- The recording controls bar detached wherever you want, lightning fast loading of large projects and top notch support make Mixcraft v10 the DAW of your dreams, trust me, it leaves all the others that cost 10 times more by the way!.

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Comments & Discussion for Acoustica Mixcraft 10 Recording Studio

Discussion: Active
original flipper
original flipper
3 April 2017 at 11:00am


I agree that Mix craft is a pretty intuitive program to use - the mixer EQ could be a bit more flexibile beyond the 3 bands covered.

Anyways - nice review, a change from the 1 line 'this is great software' reviews that often pop up here.

25 February 2019 at 3:41am

I like Mixcraft because before when I was using FL Studio it was just too much extra stuff foe me to deal with, messing with channel racks and having to always try to remember to click in another pattern for the next virtual instrument parts, or I'd end up with some inconvenient problem.. All that was slowing down my creativity and I felt I needed to get back to a DAW that was simular enough to the past DAW's I've used that I had gotten so use to, and was quite enough more nice and easier to compose, mix, and master beats in. I found Mixcraft really quite enough easier for me to the point, that I've been moving along nicely with making beats in it. The time it's taking me to make a beat now in Mixcraft some music production software producers would probably still think to be long, but it's really still quite enough faster for sure than it was taking me in FL Studio. I'm also so glad that most of my sound processing and virtual instrument vst' plugins also work in Mixcraft.

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