Music Maker 2020
Simply create music
Dreaming of your own songs as chart hits? Do you constantly have new musical ideas that you'd like to make a reality as quickly and easily as possible? Music Maker is exactly what you need. Combine sounds and loops, play software instruments and drag & drop to apply effects. It's simple. Embellish your songs with vocals or rap. Forget dry theory – just make music!
1. Combine sounds & loops
Creating your own songs has never been this easy – you don't even need any previous experience. Combine sounds and loops from a vast selection of music genres using drag & drop functions.
2. Play and record
Once you've created a beat from sounds and loops, you can add your own melodies, drum grooves or vocals. Play virtual instruments and record your own vocal parts. Connect a MIDI keyboard or microphone and get started.
3. Create your sound
Add unique touches to your music and easily drag & drop to apply effects to sounds, loops, instrumental melodies and vocals. That's it! Your song is now finished, in outstanding, chart level quality sound.
Massive sounds for more music
Soundpools & Soundpool Collections
Ultra-easy, ultra-fast: Build beats in seconds. A huge range of Soundpools from various music genres deliver unlimited sounds and loops for you to use. Whether you want to make house, trap, EDM, '80s music or reggae, Music Maker has you covered.
A Soundpool Collection includes several Soundpools, while a Soundpool contains hundreds of sounds and loops. Loops are included for all possible instruments – with full melodies, plus both female and male vocal passages and rap lines. These can all be easily combined using drag & drop functions, and it's easy to blend genres. And the best part: All the sounds fit perfectly together. Loops are available in 7 different pitches and can be automatically adjusted to the pitch of samples that are already included in the track. Compose songs without the need to read music or any experience in music theory.
Depending on your Music Maker Edition, you can choose: 1 Soundpool Collection and 1 Soundpool (Plus Edition) or 1 Soundpool Collection and 3 Soundpools (Premium Edition).
Back to the analog roots: This virtual synthesizer emulates the analog sounds of legendary hardware synthesizers with total precision – for an authentic music experience with that captivating '70s style sound.
The Space Pad transmits extraterrestrial sounds for electronic genres such as EDM, dreamy '80s synth pop or harsh trap beats. Design soundscapes, complex sequences and organic synthesizer sounds for your projects — the possibilities are endless.
From dubstep to hip hop: This virtual instrument is based on the typical structure of legendary hardware samplers. 16 pads fire up individual elements of the drum kit such as kick, snare and hi-hat etc. and combine them to create the beat.
Roll the drums: Rock Drums are perfect for creating a driving double bass grooves in metal songs, reverberant drum rhythms with an impressive arena sound or dry, clean studio drums.
Premium Edition and higher
Jam in Live Pad mode
The Live Pad mode in Music Maker lets you really feel the beat – modify and remix your beats in a way that's similar to a live mix.
Activate drums breaks and vocal parts on the 16 Pads and play completely new tracks using existing elements.
Made your beats? Finished laying down the melody? Then there's just one thing left: vocals. Connect your mike to PC, laptop or an audio interface and simply go with the flow. Record vocals or rap lines in impressive studio quality.
Play and record MIDI
In no time at all, you can record your own melodies using the MIDI keyboard. Simply connect it to your PC or laptop and start recording right away. You can then easily add, move and remove notes in the MIDI editor.
Free audio effects
Shape your tracks with a vast range of free effects such as chorus, echo, wah-wah and flanger – for extraordinary sounds that'll get heads nodding.
Free guitar amplifier
Warning! It's about to get wild. The free bass and guitar amp Vandal SE amplifies and distorts your sound, without any loss in sound quality.
Want to finish up your mix fast? You can now automatically optimize the sound of your music using the mastering presets designed for various genres.
Give your track an enhanced vibe and professional touches – with the Mastering Suite. A range of tools such as parametric EQ, limiter and the Stereo FX module are available.
Premium Edition and higher
iZotope Ozone 8 Elements
More bass. More boom. More dynamics. Finalize your mix with the Mastering Wizard, Ozone maximizer and an impressive 8 band EQ. Ozone Elements can be easily integrated into Music Maker via VST. Access a fuller, more powerful sound for radio and stream-ready masters in no time at all.
Premium Edition and higher
Access the professional touch for your next hit record. The 2 coreFX bundles include 5 mastering and 3 delay effects that no music software should be without. These bundles offer even more creative options within Music Maker for modifying your sounds, loops, instruments and vocals in captivating ways.
For a balanced and even sound for music with a healthy amount of punch: The compressor compresses audio signals and adjusts the volume of quiet and loud passages in relation to each other.
coreFX 2-Point Compressor
The 2-Point Compressor offers you even more options for creating a balanced and even sound than a standard compressor – plus, it lets you eliminate differences in volume between loud and quiet sections.
For natural acoustics: Create sounds using the expander. Increase dynamics within a song by restoring the original sound from compressed audio signals.
No distracting smacking, breathing or rustling noises, just clean and clear sound: The gate allows you to suppress quiet sections of a signal and eliminate noise.
For a full, rich and warm sound: The chorus effect lets you double up sounds such as your voice or an instrument. The ideal effects for refrains.
Expand your version of Music Maker
Additional functions and effects
Want to create large-scale projects with an unlimited number of tracks? Dreamed of a tool that can create automatic remixes? Or of full, 5.1 Surround Sound? Music Maker lets you combine the exact functions you want and customize everything to your needs.
Each Edition lets you activate a number of features, which you can easily select and install via the built-in Music Maker Store. Here's a brief selection of the outstanding effects you can access in the Store.
Discover tools for professional audio editing and outstanding sound: 7 essentialFX plug-ins are available in the in-program Music Maker Store.
eFX Gate filters and emphasizes specific frequencies and offers an impression range of setting options.
A classic compressor for adding more power to your mix, drums or master.
eFX Tremolo Pan
A versatile tremolo effect plug-in to add movement and create bobbing and vibrating sounds.
A plug-in for reducing unwanted sibilants in speech and vocal recordings.
eFX Tubestage simulates the unmistakeable sound of an analog tube amplifier.
With this dynamic tool, you can edit the volume of the audio signal with the ultimate efficiency.
The finest reverb editing: This plug-in enables you to create powerful reverb effects.
Vintage FX Suite
Traditional Vintage sounds, authentically reproduced: The three VST plug-ins Filtox, Corvex and Ecox are impressive both in terms of their true reproduction of the full, rich sounds of analog effects units and their intuitive operation.
Get creative and modify the sounds of instruments: Transform a piano into a gloomy bass, a violin into an imposing synthesizer or add more power to your drum loops. Vinatge effect plug-in Filtox can be used for ultra-precise modulation.
Achieve a fuller sound for your audio with chorus and flanger effects in the Corvex plug-in. This helps you create an elegant floating sound and the illusion that several voices or instruments are playing simultaneously. Perfect for creating sounds with more depth.
Analogue Modelling Suite
Explore even more mastering options – with the Analogue Modelling Suite. The four professional mastering tools AM|MUNITION, AM|PHIBIA, AM|PULSE and AM|TRACK offer impressive analog sound and are an absolute must-have for any production.
For a fatter sound and a whole lot more kick: Mastering plug-in AM|MUNITION is a highly versatile dynamic tool. This makes your mix louder and creates a unique tonal characteristic for your sound.
Achieve a warmer sound for vocal recordings and acoustic instruments – with AM|PHIBIA. The plug-in is a tube amp/channel strip that's used as a vocal pre-amp or guitar amp.
Even fatter beats: Transient designer AM|TRACK allows for the editing of percussive and dynamic sounds such as drums and string instruments and enables the reduction of background noise.
Analog compression meets tape simulation: AM|TRACK accurately simulates the effects of analog tape decks. The plug-in features two completely different compressors, each with its own independent controls and sound characteristics.
Always up-to-date –
no matter where you are
Music Maker – always up-to-date:
Our promise to you: From now on, you will always be able to download the latest software version of Music Maker. Even if you use the free version, you'll receive all basic functions and bug fixes for free. And that's the case for as long as we continue to develop the program.
Make music – anywhere
Always on the go? Access your sounds, functions and instruments from anywhere! Simply download the free Music Maker, log in to the Store using your account and download all your purchased content. You can also activate your other Soundpools, instruments and functions from older versions right in the Music Maker Store using your serial number.