ACID Music Studio & ACID Pro:
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Browse the latest ACID Music Studio and ACID Pro video tutorials, hands-on projects, and more. Ranging from beginner to advanced, these tutorials provide basics, new features, plus tips and techniques.

1. Getting Started

Music Studio | Pro | Suite

Introduction

Welcome to ACID Music Studio. This video will show you how to get the most out of ACID Music Studio. Find out how to produce your own tracks using ACID sound loops, cut loops with the Chopper and play software instruments.

2. Basic functions

Music Studio | Pro | Suite

Chopper

The Chopper is a creative tool which you can use to make your own loops and remixes. This video explains how you can cut any kind of audio material into short loops and then insert these into your project.

Music Studio | Pro | Suite

Tempo and pitch editing

Every song has a specific playback speed (tempo) and pitch, which can be modified independently of each other. A wide range of tempo and pitch settings can also be freely modified within the song itself. In this video, we explain how it works.

Music Studio | Pro | Suite

Playing and recording soft synths

ACID comes with lots of different soft synths which can be played using a MIDI keyboard or controlled by means of a MIDI file. Learn how to load these music instruments, modify their audio settings, and play and record them.

Music Studio | Pro | Suite

Editing MIDI notes

You can edit your recording and other MIDI files directly in the track. Simply use the pen tool to draw in new MIDI notes. In this video we'll show you all you need to know about MIDI editing.

Music Studio | Pro | Suite

Composing

When you're composing a song, you aren't always quite sure at the beginning what the final structure will look like.  In this video we'll show you how to create different sections of a song and then combine them into the finished product.

Music Studio | Pro | Suite

MIDI Playable Chopper

The Chopper is a creative tool which you can use to make your own loops and remixes. In ACID Pro, the Chopper can be used like a sampler and played using a MIDI keyboard. In this video, we'll show you how it's done.

Pro | Suite

ACID Pro In-App Store

With ACID Pro you get all the sounds, instruments und functions of your choice. Customize your DAW and choose exactly what you've always wanted in the integrated store! Clear and straightforward.

Pro | Suite

ACID Morph Pads

The morph pads are a really cool way to manipulate FX using an X-Y interface.  

In this video, we’re going to take a closer look at the ACID Morph Pads, which were introduced in ACID Pro 10.

Pro | Suite

Automation Workflow

The automation workflow has been simplified.

In this video, we show you how simple it is to adjust the parameters to write automation into your track.

Pro | Suite

Sidechaining

Whether used in EDM, techno, lo-fi or hip-hop, sidechaining has become an indispensable tool for contemporary music production. The new sidechaining feature in ACID Pro 10 enables you to make your kicks cut through more powerfully than ever before.

In this video, we'll show you how the classic pumping effect is created and how you add volume to your remix.

3. Special functions

Pro | Suite

coreFX VolumeFormer

Another option to create rhythmic and pumping effects is to use the new VolumeFormer plugin.

The video shows you how easy it works.