Mixcraft Suggestions!

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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Post by mixyguy2 » Wed Nov 04, 2020 8:24 pm

Is there a Mixcraft 9.1 (or 10) in the works? I don't want to waste my great suggestions idly :wink:

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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Post by Acoustica Greg » Fri Nov 06, 2020 12:05 pm

Gotcha. Thanks for the suggestion!

A different way to do it right now: put each MIDI part on a separate track in a submix, use Route To Track to send the MIDI from those tracks to your VSTi, then collapse the submix.
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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Post by TechnoEngineer » Fri Nov 06, 2020 1:58 pm

When inserting a Virtual Instrument track, a category of "recently used" would be nice (in addition to <Favourites> <VSTI Instruments> etc)

A pop-up form for this might be an easier solution.
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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Post by freightgod » Fri Nov 06, 2020 5:05 pm

TechnoEngineer wrote:
Fri Nov 06, 2020 1:58 pm
When inserting a Virtual Instrument track, a category of "recently used" would be nice (in addition to <Favourites> <VSTI Instruments> etc)
Yes, this!

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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Post by TechnoEngineer » Sat Nov 07, 2020 8:05 am

Also when recording, is there an option to start actually recording after a bar? Normally I hear "clack" "bop" "bop" "bop" before doing anything so I have to remove the silence afterwards.

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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Post by Acoustica Greg » Sat Nov 07, 2020 9:05 am

Hi,

You can enable the metronome count-in.

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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Post by notnotant » Sat Nov 07, 2020 3:01 pm

Acoustica Greg wrote:
Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:38 am
notnotant wrote:
Wed Oct 28, 2020 2:46 pm
I know Mixcraft provides markers to adjust tempo and time signature however it felt a little clunky to use. With the tempo track editor I can very easily use the drawing tool to mark out the points on the bars where I want to change, and if needs be, insert a different time signature at the top of the graph. This is great for songs which are constantly changing BPM and time signatures.

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Hi,

Do you know about tempo automation on the master track in Mixcraft 9? Check out this video:

https://acoustica.com/mixcraft/videos/f ... mixcraft-9

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Thank you, I don't know how I missed this. Previously I had searched for such a feature but nothing popped up. Thank you!

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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Post by uchmania » Tue Nov 10, 2020 6:02 am

ADM wrote:
Sat Oct 31, 2020 5:28 am
I know I've asked before but, Santa didn't bring it last time... :( so may as well try again....

I'd love to have the Midi routing from plugins like Cthultu,Scaler and Instachord et al, to other virtual instruments on different tracks :mrgreen:

Also ... some small flashing lights on muted tracks would be handy... there's always one pesky track I forget is still muted.
Absolutely. I am currently a reaper and studio one user, i was just about to take the plunge into mixcraft 9 when i discovered this basic feature is not implemented. I will be holding on till it's done as I basically use chord theory plugins as my workflow entry. Please implement at next release so I can get into the world of mixcraft. Thank you...potential client...

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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Post by freightgod » Fri Nov 13, 2020 12:29 pm

I've mentioned this in the past but probably not in a feature suggestion thread :

Please let me view Time and Beats at the same time.

The way I would like to see this implemented is to add the current track time to the right of the TIME / BEATS button at the top as default. Toggling would the TIME / BEATS button would then show current beat data there.

I have never understood why these have always been mutually exclusive.

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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Post by mixyguy2 » Sun Nov 15, 2020 1:28 pm

TechnoEngineer wrote:
Fri Nov 06, 2020 1:58 pm
When inserting a Virtual Instrument track, a category of "recently used" would be nice (in addition to <Favourites> <VSTI Instruments> etc)
That would be a very nice to have.

Request that this feature be disabled or at least made optional: when I hit "R" it starts recording. For someone who uses the computer keyboard to "play" more than a little, this drives me insane.

Also, while I love and appreciate that I can move the transport bar to the top or bottom of the screen now, it would be great if I could make it undockable and drag it to wherever I want. Also being able to resize the window (so for ex I could have the buttons going vertically vs horizontally or somewhere in between) would be great.

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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Post by mixyguy2 » Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:13 am

Something that I think could definitely help Mixcraft's selling power going forward is some improvement in the included Acoustica (i.e. not third party) effects plugins. There is a full suite there, but they're really - really - basic and most have such a stripped-down, 90s look with those plain green bars. That said, I love bars and levers/faders WAY more than knobs, but the UIs really need an upgrade along with more features on each.

I realize this is probably down the list of other ideas for a new version, but I would not overlook it; I've read my share of "what's the best DAW" discussions online (to which I never hesitate to say Mixcraft!), but I see a lot of "I like it because of the fantastic included plugins."

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Re: Mixcraft Suggestions!

Post by Mouse » Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:20 pm

Any chance of ARA compatibility? I'd love to be able to use VocAlign in Mixcraft.

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