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Samplitude Music Studio

Sequencer / Multitrack by MAGIX
Samplitude Music Studio Samplitude Music Studio
Samplitude Music Studio by MAGIX is an Audio Plugin Host for Windows. It can host VST Plugins and VST 3 Plugins.
System Requirements
You require...
a 32-bit or 64-bit version for the following operating systems:
Windows 10
Windows 8

Processor: Dual core processor with 1.5 GHz
RAM: 2 GB (32-bit), 4 GB (64-bit)
Graphics card: Onboard, minimum resolution 1280 x 768
Available drive space: 2 GB for program installation (10 GB recommended)
Sound card: Onboard Sound card: Onboard (ASIO compatible sound card recommended)
Optical drive: DVD drive (only for installation of the box version)
Program languages: English, Deutsch
Optional: Burn CDs/DVDs with a CD/DVD±R(W) burner
Internet connection: Required for registering and validating the program, as well as for some program features. Program requires one-time registration.
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Turning Concepts Into Chart Hits. It's Time To Put Your Ideas On Stage.

Bring your musical vision to life. Kick-start your music production with Samplitude Music Studio software. Use powerful, flexible and creative options to easily compose, record, mix, and master your songs. Use innovative tools and object-oriented workflows to create complex arrangements. Choose from a wide selection of essential sound tools to prepare your songs for the stage. Discover Samplitude Music Studio. Everything you need for your music.

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One of a kind editing

Cut and arrange your recordings easily and efficiently. Each clip can be assigned its own plugins, EQ and time/pitch settings in the object editor, which reduces the number of tracks and makes automation easier. Plus, the dockable track editor provides access to all of the important track functions.

Multitrack recording

Record instruments and vocals in up to 24-bit/96 kHz studio quality on up to 16 mono tracks or 8 stereo tracks at the same time. From band practice to demo tapes to entire albums – a range of professional editing tools and high-quality plug-ins are available for every track.

Vocal recording correction

With Vocal Tune 2, correcting your vocal recordings is simple. The pitch curves and practical waveform display let you adjust recordings in detail with the pencil tool.

Recording templates

With recording templates, a single click is all it takes to get your projects ready for recording solo performances or entire bands. Suitable tracks with EQ, compressor and other effects are loaded and ready to go for recording.

Chromatic tuner

With the integrated tuner, you can make sure your guitar and bass are perfectly tuned before you start recording. Simply hit a string and adjust it. This tool also works with acoustic resonating bodies and other amplified instruments, such as analog synths.

Track freeze

The gentle cycle for your hard drive and RAM without loss of sound quality: Recordings made with effects can be easily converted to normal audio files using track freeze. The applied effects are disabled until the tracks are "thawed out".

Virtual Music Production Instruments, MIDI & Soundpools

Once your guitars, vocals and drums are recorded, you can easily add more musical elements to them. Bring your songs to completion by recording virtual instruments with MIDI controllers and combining sounds and loops from different genres with drag & drop controls.

Improvise, compose, harmonize. Instruments in Samplitude Music Studio Samplitude Music Studio 2022 contains a wide range of impressive VST instruments for improvising and composing your own music – from concert grand pianos to atmospheric synthesizers to full-bodied drums and entire ensembles.

12 Tiny Percussion instruments:

  • New. Tiny Percussion Barrel: Thrilling drum rhythms ensure the perfect suspense – ideal for dramatic moments in movies.
  • New. Tiny Percussion Christmas Bells: This instrument is ideal for adding a festive atmosphere to any song.
  • New. Tiny Percussion Claps & Snaps: The light clap and snap sounds will inspire your listeners to start dancing.
  • New. Tiny Percussion Cowbells: This unique bell sound is characteristic in the cha-cha-cha and adds a Latin flavor to any track.
  • New. Tiny Percussion Darbuka: This sound evokes "One Thousand and One Nights" and is perfect for Middle Eastern and belly dance music.
  • New. Tiny Percussion Djembe: This popular goblet drum transports you away on a musical journey through West Africa.
  • New. Tiny Percussion Doumbek: Spark a musical fire in your listeners' ears using passionate rhythms from this drum.
  • New. Tiny Percussion Tambourine: The sounds of the tambourine are great for adding both rhythm and fine details throughout a piece.
  • Tiny Percussion Bongos: These drums sounds that originate in Cuba add an exciting rhythm and a hot salsa flair.
  • Tiny Percussion Congas: When the congas kick in, it's guaranteed to get everyone onto the dance floor.
  • Tiny Percussion Shaker: From pop and jazz to Latin sounds, the shaker can be used in any genre to create the perfect groove.
  • Tiny Percussion Taiko: Drum sounds from Japan: Perfect for a backdrop to fast-paced fighting scenes and for creating a dramatic effect.

5 drums, percussion instruments & drum machines:

  • Soundtrack Percussion: A wide palette of impressive bells, drums, timpani, gongs and taiko drums for building up the drama in film music in a rhythmic way.
  • Jazz Drums: Drum sticks, brushes, tom toms, ride cymbals and hi-hats provide that true groovy jazz sound.
  • Rock Drums: Dynamic snares, powerful kick and precise hi-hats, supported by a smashing electric guitar. Supported by a smashing electric guitar.
  • Pop Drums: Play booming trap beats, pumping techno grooves or a furious double bass in a metal style with Pop Drums.
  • Drum engine: The classic sound and style of legendary drum machines and samplers.

6 synthesizers:

  • Lead Synth: This polyphonic synth specializes in catchy lead sounds, growling sawtooth and smooth phatty sounds.
  • Bass Machine: This bass machine makes the most perfect bass lines with powerful, bone-rattling tone.
  • Analog Synths 2: From analog to digital and classic to modern: These unique synths will enrich any piece of music.
  • Cinematic Synth: Dark dreamy sequences lose themselves in this synthesizer between grating basslines & extra-terrestrial sounds.
  • Cinematic Soundscapes: Explore icy, vast expanses of sound – ideal for creating depth & tension.
  • Revolta 2: An electronic dance track with an animated beat and playful synth lines.

5 orchestra sounds & choirs:

  • Cello: An instrument that sounds just as good on its own as it does in an ensemble: the cello. The master of nuanced sounds, from delicate to powerfully expressive.
  • Orchestral Ensemble: Full orchestra, brass, woodwind, percussion and strings with an impressively authentic sound – ideal for arranging film score.
  • Concert Grand: This virtual concert piano shines in modern pop and all other kinds of productions.
  • Church Organ: This organ is based on an original recording in a little church near Venice and ideal for authentic organ sounds.
  • Choir: A dark melody with mystical undertones sung by a mixed choir.

2 guitar instruments:

  • Power Guitar: Phenomenal power chords, screeching slides and powerful overdrives – all you need for a deep, full guitar sound.
  • Jazz Guitar: Warm, semi-acoustic tones are a wonderfully harmonic complement to any recording.

Additional instruments:

  • Accordion: A light summery accordion melody just like in classic French films.
  • Folk: Whether banjo, piano, percussion or acoustic guitar: These traditional sounds lend your music that special note.
  • World Flutes: The exotic woods create organic sounds that are perfect for chillout, world music and tropical house.
  • Vita 2: Orchestral winds, electrical basses and funky electronic pianos – set accents and zany leads with Vita 2.
  • Vita Sampler: With the Vita sampler, you can play every loop like an instrument.

Bring your favorites with you From Music Maker to Music Studio Samplitude Music Studio automatically detects your Music Maker instruments, letting you use your collection in both programs. Combine the tried-and-true with the latest-and-greatest to power your next project. Plug in, record, edit. MIDI in Samplitude Music Studio Simply connect your MIDI device, such as a keyboard or pad controller, record to your heart's content, and then edit your MIDI material in the editor.

Plug in, record, edit. MIDI in Samplitude Music Studio Simply connect your MIDI device, such as a keyboard or pad controller, record to your heart's content, and then edit your MIDI material in the editor.

MIDI editor

Record melodies and beats on a MIDI device or with your mouse and edit them easily in the included MIDI editor. Choose between the piano roll, score and drum editor views. Adjust velocity, pitch bend and modulations in the respective areas of the editor. Display the notation for your compositions and arrangements or basic chord progressions, and even print them.

MIDI editing and advanced copy functions.

Samplitude Music Studio 2022 boasts better plug & play for MIDI devices, easier editing of MIDI automation data and functionality for smoothing and touching up automated parameters. Transfer particularly detailed modulation curves to other controller lanes. Select the desired sections, e.g., for volume, and paste them onto any sub-tracks you want. Enjoy more creative freedom for highly expressive compositions.

Sounds & loops for your music.

Soundpools in Samplitude Music Studio

Samplitude Music Studio 2022 contains eight new Soundpools with a huge range of professional sounds and loops which you can use to sketch out a track or to enhance one of your own arrangements.

Editing Shape Your Tracks

Whether at the object level or the track level, Samplitude Music Studio offers practical solutions for editing audio tracks and files.

New. Shape your own, completely unique sound with modernEQ.

The new modernEQ equalizer allows for easier, more precise mixing. You can amplify, cut and shape sounds with complete precision using the wide range of filter options in each EQ band. Custom editing options for audio tracks help you shape your own unique sound for projects.

NEW. Search for and find presets fast with the plug-in browser.

Rediscover the full potential of your plug-in collection with the plug-in browser extension. Enjoy quick and direct access to the matching sounds by searching and finding all available instruments and effects with keywords and filters. Save your favorites for easy access in the future, so you'll always have the perfect sound at your fingertips.

Pitch shifting & Time stretching.

Easily adjust the pitch of audio files without affecting playback speed. This feature is great for making quick harmony changes in arrangements. And if you need to pick up the pace a little bit, you can also easily adjust the playback speed of your audio material without affecting the pitch.

Object editor.

Edit the sound of individual audio clips without having to change track settings or create new tracks. For instance, you can apply an effect to just a single word in a vocal recording to make it stand out. The object editor also provides EQ and time/pitch settings for each clip.

Perfect transitions.

Much more than the sum of its parts: Use the crossfade editor to design seamless transitions between different audio files. For un unbelievable listening experience.

Combine objects & takes.

Combine all your takes and objects into groups at any time. You can group all the objects on one or more tracks and move them together, edit them or add effects.

Mixing & Mastering The Perfect Sound

Give your music unmatched sound with first-class effects and tried-and-true tools, whether in the mix or during the finishing touches of production, mastering. All of the reverb and delay effects on each individual track can be sent to the AUX busses. Submix busses are also available for combining the outputs of multiple tracks, such as individual drums.

New! Keep a clear overview of projects with the dockable track editor

The dockable track editor ensures that you always have access to all the most important track functions – from audio and AUX settings to plug-ins, mixer settings, and equalizer. Enjoy even better control over faders, flexible window arrangements for your projects and the ability to keep all your track settings and information in the foreground.

New! Enjoy a faster workflow with ARA2 support.

Experience greater speed when using ARA2-compatible plug-ins and edit your audio files even more efficiently. Perform editing tasks on multiple tracks simultaneously and create seamless clip borders. The interface is allowed directly using the new plug-in browser and provides you with even more creative possibilities.

Tempo track.

Using a track to control tempo ensures that your arrangement has a clear structure. The speed and tempo changes you make are displayed by means of easy-to-manage markers. Transitions for musical climaxes and slow-downs can be easily automated.

Automation Shapes & advanced copy functions

Use the available shapes to create smooth custom transitions between automation points. The predefined curve types are suitable for making both classic fades and dramatic modulations. Use the available shapes to create smooth custom transitions between automation points. The predefined curve types are suitable for making both classic fades and dramatic modulations.

Vandal SE

Overdrive or distortion, tremolo or chorus: the Vandal SE virtual guitar and bass amp sounds like an authentic analog amplifier, but with a range of unique and diverse features. Can be used with connected instruments or as an insert effect in the mix.

essentialFX Suite

11 incredible plugins in a single collection: With the essentialFX Suite, the most important effects for mixing and mastering are always right where you need them.

Mastering Suite

Saving the best for last. Audible transparency and intuitive parameter controls make it easy to achieve tonal balance, the right amount of loudness and a broad spectrum. Samplitude Music Studio includes a StereoFX module, multiband compressor, 6-band equalizer, limiter, MultiMax and tons more features and effects – all designed to put the finishing touch on your production.

Auto Mastering.

Mastering is one of the most demanding and specialized aspects of music production and requires extensive experience in sound perception. Auto Mastering analyses your audio material and finds the perfect settings for your song. This is a great way for newcomers to build a solid foundation in mastering.

Sound analysis
Listen with your eyes

Samplitude Music Studio offers many different ways to analyze sound, from the new WaveColor tool with its colored frequencies to the visualization of spectrum and level. This way you'll always know exactly where to make adjustments to keep your tracks sounding well-rounded.



Wouldn't it be great if you could represent the sound character and pitches of a song with color gradients and saturation levels? WaveColor makes it easy to spot noise and other artifacts in your audio tracks, even before you listen to them. The colors make it simple to tell different instrument types apart, so you'll always know what's going on in the waveform. In the new Samplitude Music Studio.

Visual sound analysis.

Visual analysis helps you mix and tidy up essential frequency ranges so that every element comes through loud and clear. The program includes a vectorscope (phase control), spectroscope (spectrum level) and spectrogram (frequencies shown over time).

Direction meter.

The direction meter shows you what your production's sound looks like in the stereo field. This lets you assess mono compatibility better and carry out precise adjustments where they're needed.

Peak meter.

The peak meter displays the peak level for your production. If certain values are exceeded too often, you should the lower levels of the corresponding causes when you mix your song down to eliminate clipping from the mix.

Additional functions
Full of sound. Full power

Internal Hybrid Audio Engine
The internal Hybrid Audio Engine is used by professional sound engineers and producers the world over and provides optimal latency management during recording and playback of your tracks.

64-bit & multi-core support
64-bit and multicore support allows you to use your PC to its full potential. This enhanced performance becomes particularly noticeable when using RAM-intensive plug-ins and working with large, complex mixes.

VST3 & ReWire
Samplitude Music Studio offers VST, ReWire and DirectX support for additional instruments and effects. It also includes VST3 plug-in support for integration, automation and VST multi-output. Available interfaces include: VST3, VST2, ASIO, ReWire, SMPTE, MTC, MC.

Full projects. Full control..

One project, 32 instruments
In Samplitude Music Studio you can load and work with up to 32 instruments simultaneously within a single project. This enables you to achieve an even fuller sound for your compositions.

Hardware support
Samplitude Music Studio supports the Mackie Control protocol and conventional hardware controllers, making it possible to write automations live by moving the sliders on external devices.

Audio Remote
Start or stop a recording on your computer directly from the sound booth or modify the sound of the instruments with the free MAGIX Audio Remote app for smartphones and tablets. iOS | Android.

Automation Lanes
In Samplitude Music Studio, automations for track and effect parameters are shown on dedicated subtracks to the audio track. Edit several parameters in parallel and show or hide automation lanes to keep your projects clear and organized.

Plug-in browser
The Plug-in browser makes it possible to access effects and instruments quickly and easily apply plug-ins using keyboard shortcuts or your mouse. You can also sort effects and instruments and use filters to easily find the plugins you're looking for.

Marker Manager
The Marker Manager ensures interface clarity when producing albums. It enables you to filter and edit a whole range of markers – such as track and pause markers – in complex mastering projects.

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