ACID Pro 10

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ACID Pro 10 for PC is a professional digital audio workstation designed to allow you to create stunning compositions using clever and powerful tools, instruments, loops, samples, and automation processes. ACID Pro 10 is already used by famous worldwide DJs, Producer, and musicians.

What is ACID Pro 10 and what is it for?

ACID Pro 10 is an application to record, edit, and compose music using samples, loops, and virtual instruments. This program was initially developed in 1998 by the company Sonic Foundry, was sold to Sony Creative Software, and has finally become part of the group of audiovisual applications of the company Magix in 2018 (the owner of the prestigious video editing software VEGAS). The workstation has been highly improved, and now ACID Pro shines compared to its competitors as it offers lots of benefits for an accessible price.

Key features

  • A beautiful and easy-to-use interface: ACID Pro 10 has a very nice-looking interface that is easy to understand and customize. Place the panels the way you like so that you make yourself comfortable.
  • Huge compatibility: Of course, ACID Pro 10 supports tons of different formats to import and export, including AIFF, FLAC, MP3, OGG, PCA, SND, W64, WAV, WMA for audio; AVI, WMV for video; GIF, JPEG, PNG, BMP for images (import only); and other like ACD, ACD-ZIP, GROOVE, MID, SMF, RMI, CDA, or SFA. You will also be capable of recording at a maximum quality of up to 24-bit/192 kHz.
  • Virtual instruments: There are tons of virtual instruments that you will be able to try or purchase from the catalog, including orchestral ensembles, drums, different types of piano, organs, synthesizers, basses, and more. The cherry on the cake is that you can play all these instruments from a generic MIDI controller.
  • Integrated catalog: The instrument catalog is directly integrated into the application so that you can test them instantly without opening your web browser. The DAW also comes with lots of loops and samples you will be able to try.
  • MIDI Chopper: This is one of the most amazing tools of this DAW is its MIDI Playable Chopper, which allows you to create Hip-Hop/Trap style samples and rhythms, emulating the prestigious MPC samples. Additionally, the automatic transient detection function helps you cut, mark, and generate samples very quickly, allowing you to play and improvise with new sounds in a few seconds.
  • ACID Morph Pads: Thanks to this powerful feature, you can assign audio tracks, busses, or instruments to the pad in just a few clicks. In addition, you will be able to shape and morph sounds and effects with various modulations of FX targets. Experiment, and unleash your creativity.
  • Sidechaining: If you really want to go to the next screen, you definitely need to use Sidechaining. This new feature in ACID Pro 10 allows you to make your kicks very more alive and powerful and create pumping effects by setting your drum in front of the other instruments. Create stunning pumps, make sure your bassline is effective, and make people go crazy.
  • Automation: In the new version, they have simplified the automation workflow so that you just need to choose the touch, write, or latch mode and then begin to tune the settings and write automation on the track.
  • Beatmapper: This tool offers a convenient and agile method to mix music. By creating songs with Beatmap, you can add new audio clips that will follow the preset tempo or change the pitch or speed and produce creative and unexpected results.

How does ACID Pro 10 work?

ACID Pro 10 contains many tools that you can use in tons of different ways. You will find many resources to understand and learn all the powerful features of ACID Pro 10. Take a look at the official tutorial page.

Is it free?

ACID Pro 10 can be used for free for 30 days so that you have the time to explore lots of tools and features and decide whether or not you want to purchase one of the available licenses and their respective features (ACID Music Studio 11, ACID Pro 10 or ACID Pro 10 Suite).

Other alternatives

If you want to try other powerful digital audio workstations, you can also try FL Studio 20 or Mixcraft 9.

System requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10 or Windows 8 64-bit
  • Processor: 1 GHz (multi-core recommended)
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM (8 GB is recommended)
  • Graphics: Onboard, min. resolution 1024 x 768
  • Storage: 700 MB for the program installation and 16 GB for the included instruments and samples

Other systems

ACID Pro 10 is only available for Windows PC.