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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Postby sjoens » Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:13 pm

GLOBAL MUTE/SOLO BUTTONS

So I can unmute &/or unsolo whatever tracks are muted/soloed with one click.
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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Postby Acoustica Greg » Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:26 pm

sjoens wrote:GLOBAL MUTE/SOLO BUTTONS

So I can unmute &/or unsolo whatever tracks are muted/soloed with one click.


With Mixcraft 8, if you hold down the Ctrl and click on Mute or Solo, it will automatically un-mute or un-solo all other tracks.
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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Postby mick » Mon Apr 02, 2018 2:20 pm

Doh! Although I'm not really a loop guy I just realised loops can be put in lanes therefore building a multitrack loop sequence into a single track. But, editing volume or other stuff on an individual loop means fiddling with the automation line (the blue thingy) so methinks a grab handle on the automation line to drag the volume (or other) in its entirety would be a good idea. Unless it can be done and I missed the bus.
Not seen any vids regarding lanes in loops etc. 8)
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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Postby rrichard63 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:06 pm

mick wrote:Doh! Although I'm not really a loop guy I just realised loops can be put in lanes therefore building a multitrack loop sequence into a single track. ...

What is the advantage of this compared to putting loops on separate tracks, where they can have separate effects, aux sends, etc.?

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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Postby mick » Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:16 pm

You can edit each loop within its lane then collapse the lanes, thus having 1 track and not multiple ones. So, space saving I guess, especially for laptop users. Its just a thought I threw into the hat. 8)

EDIT: Sorry, Just realised you cannot add FX to lanes. :oops:
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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Postby nycinoc » Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:57 pm

Sorry I missed this - how about Mixcraft cloud for joint collaboration like ProTools offers?
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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Postby mixyguy2 » Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:38 am

I suggest this thread be "stickied." :)

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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Postby Acoustica Greg » Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:37 am

mixyguy2 wrote:I suggest this thread be "stickied." :)


We're not actively seeking Mixcraft 9 suggestions yet.
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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Postby sjoens » Tue May 01, 2018 2:01 am

So any suggestions here used will apply to v8 updates?
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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Postby Mark1962 » Tue May 01, 2018 6:52 am

Hello,

Please can you say, why although Mixcraft is a dream of a DAW to use in its simplicity, you haven't yet added a chord facility to it, as Band in a Box, Cubase and probably others have done?

I love Mixcraft, but am lousy with chords.
This is slightly frustrating to me as I may be forced to go to a competitor, even though your organisation is a very good one and your product brilliant in every other way. Especially including Melodyne, great idea.
PS if you can give me a inexensive way around this, I am sure to purchase your pro product.

Best wishes,

Mark

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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Postby Acoustica Greg » Tue May 01, 2018 8:48 am

sjoens wrote:So any suggestions here used will apply to v8 updates?


We're not going to be adding new features to Mixcraft 8. We're just fixing problems at this point.
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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Postby Mark1962 » Tue May 01, 2018 10:39 am

A chord making facility please.

I think Mixcraft is great, but that would make It perfect.
I have used this facility in Cubase and Band in a Box,
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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Postby Kuba W » Thu May 17, 2018 8:31 am

My Mixcraft suggestions. Let me know, if any of them is somehow already possible.

1. If Selection is made, make the 'use selection' box ticked as default, or make it possible to set it that way

2. 'Don't show this message again' box, at 'You have unsaved changes' reminder (when exporting rather than closing)

3. Possibility of making longer track with selection, same way as you export it shorter

4. Saving one track as some MC file with all midi data, effects, settings etc. and then 'open saved track' or +Track -> Saved track

5. 'Mix down to new audio track' for the whole Sub-mix track

6. Loop on/off not triggering the star-reminder next to the project's name

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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Postby mixyguy2 » Mon May 21, 2018 7:57 pm

Acoustica Greg wrote:We're not actively seeking Mixcraft 9 suggestions yet.

The existence of this thread would seem to indicate otherwise :wink:
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