Anvil Studio Publisher's description
from Anvil Studio
Record and edit multitrack MIDI and digital audio with this software.
Anvil Studio is a free Windows Vista(32-bit)/XP/2000/ME/98 program designed for people who want to:
- record music with MIDI and Audio Equipment,
- compose music for MIDI and Audio equipment,
- sequence music with MIDI equipment, or
- Play with music using a computer and sound card.
Editors: Staff, Lyrics, Piano Roll, Percussions, Loops, Audio, Events.
File formats: standard .MID and .WAV files.
Includes extensive integrated help.
Piano Roll / Rhythm editor with:
loops can refer to notes, other loops, samples, or Riffs.
Import, record and edit audio samples and play them like drums.
Any note duration down to 1/128th notes.
Dynamic editing while the song is playing, making it easier to experiment with rhythms.
Duplet, quintuplet, and septuplet notes.
Enter notes from external MIDI device, on-screen guitar fret board, on-screen piano keyboard, or by dragging notes to the staff.
Lyrics, track names, and comments can be in Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other languages.
Percussion editor employs standard percussion notation
Copy and paste between 2 song files by starting two copies of Anvil Studio with different songs loaded.
Align notes with beats and measures.
Stretch / compress notes over time.
Compensation for MIDI and Audio device latency and working with low-latency ASIO and Virtual Instruments.
Per-track On/Mute/Solo, device, instrument, channel, fader, pan, and effects controls.
Shows up to 25 tracks of information displayed at the same time.
Zoomed-out view of notes and wave data for all tracks at the same time.
Option to play notes as mouse moves over them, making it easier to quickly locate a spot in the song.
Dynamically change track volumes, mutes, instruments, and effects properties while a song continues to play.
Fast loading and scrolling of large MIDI files.
Time and Duration fields display time in Minute:Second:Frame(SMPTE), or Measure:Beat:Ticks, or sample format.
Metronome includes tempo, lead-in, and accent beat attributes.
Add Cue points for quickly positioning to a desired spot in the song.
Play list for playing hours of different song files.
File/Truncate menu to shorten the duration of .MID files.
File/Merge Song menu for copying tracks between .MID files.
Add standard music notation including: slur, crescendo, decrescendo, fermata, trill, repeat, D.C., D.S.,segno, coda, prima volta, seconda volta,pp, p, mp, mf, f, ff
User-defined keyboard shortcuts.
Control Record/Play/Stop functions remotely using any MIDI controllers such as a Foot Switch, Modulation wheel.
Free version has built-in patch-library support for SoundFontВ®-compatible sound cards.
Supports the Tascam US-428 External Mixing console.
Runs on Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000.
ASIO, VST, VST-Instrument, and Automation support with optional Pro-Mix accessory.
What's New in This Release:- Added View / CPU Performance menu which shows how CPU Cores are utilized by active VSTs.
- Enhanced the FX window so that a VST-Instrument can be removed and replaced by another without having to remove all VSTs on the track.
- Enhanced the menu Edit / Change, Move, Delete all instances of a note so that you can use it to:
+ Move all notes for a particular note or drum sound to a new track.
+ Delete all notes of a particular note or drum sound.
+ Change the note volume of all notes in a track, or just notes of a particular pitch or drum sound. The volume can be changed to a constant or by a percentage.
+ Works well on Windows 8 touch screen tablets.
- Fixed problems:
+ After a song reached the end, pressing Play again would sometimes not rewind the song and start playing from the beginning.
+ Eliminated some prompts that occurred when soundcard's sample rate was 48000 samples per second instead of 44100.
+ When playing songs overloaded with VST-Instruments, it could sometimes cause Anvil Studio to report errors, including Audio Can't Keep Up.
+ When song had End Repeat symbol at the end of the last line, the Print-Sheet accessory would sometimes print an extra blank staff line.
System Requirements:.Net Framework version 2.0
Program Release Status: Major Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall