Samplitude Music Studio X8

Samplitude Music Studio X8
Get started in music production

Minimum system requirements

All MAGIX programs are developed with user-friendliness in mind so that all the basic features run smoothly and can be fully controlled, even on low-performance computers.

Some advanced program features demand more of your computer's processing power. To get the most from these features, your system should at least meet the recommended requirements.

The technical data for your computer can be found in the control panel of your operating system.

Operating systems

You require a 64-bit version for the following operating systems:

Windows 11 | Windows 10

Minimum system requirements

  • Processor: Dual core processor with 1.5 GHz
  • RAM: 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.

File formats


  Import Export
MIDI standard format (MID)
MIDI standard formats (GM, GS, XG)
OGG Vorbis
WAV with codec


  Import Export
Audio CD

¹ Free activation
Note: Only non copy-protected audio CDs can be imported.

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What is Samplitude?

Samplitude is an audio software for professional music production that offers professional tools for any audio project. The Samplitude family includes Samplitude Music Studio and Samplitude Pro X.

What is Samplitude Music Studio?

Samplitude Music Studio contains all the functions and workflows you need for your music in a single DAW! It's like a Swiss army knife for music production.

What is Samplitude Pro X?

Samplitude Pro X is a DAW for audio professionals. The big brother of Samplitude Music Studio, it offers professional tools and a wide range of functions for all stages of audio production. Virtual instruments that inspire new sounds, precise audio engineering tools and indispensable mixing and mastering effects are also included.

Is there a free trial version
of Samplitude?

Yes, free 30-day trial versions of Samplitude products are available. Just go the free-download section and get started.

MAGIX Samplitude compatible?

If you want to take your MUSIC MAKER skills to the next level and are looking for a DAW with higher performance and more functions, Samplitude Music Studio is the right choice! It's fully compatible with MUSIC MAKER and you can easily drag & drop to import MUSIC MAKER project files (.mmm) and save them as a Samplitude file (.vip).