Mixcraft 8 recording studio or Mixcraft Pro?

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StevieM
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Mixcraft 8 recording studio or Mixcraft Pro?

Post by StevieM » Sun Jan 28, 2018 4:56 pm

Hi,

I'm a complete beginner to digital recording. Have just bought a Focusrite Scarlett Solo to connect my guitar. Other DAWs I've looked at seem extraordinarily complicated (Ableton, Pro Tools...). I have the free trial version of Mixcraft 8 and it pleases me, though I've done nothing with it yet except explore the sounds.

Here is my question:

My music is FOLK. I play alone, and I would like to use my guitar to simulate folk instruments like flute, banjo-style stringed instruments, bagpipes, harps, etc for accompaniments to my guitar and voice.

In my trial version of Mixcraft, I can access all these instruments. Can someone just confirm that these are all available in the basic version of Mixcraft? I don't need all the bells and whistles of the Pro version - i just need these simple instruments. Will the basic version do it for me?

Thanks in advance for your advice!

Steve

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Mark Bliss
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Re: Mixcraft 8 recording studio or Mixcraft Pro?

Post by Mark Bliss » Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:16 pm

The trial version is a fully functional version of Mixcraft recording studio, so yes.

Its a great place to start and an excellent value. And should you decide later you are interested in some of the extras in the Pro-Studio version, the upgrade is priced very fairly and its an easy transition, as it is simply the same program with more plug ins and virtual instruments.

IMO and FWIW, Pianissimo alone is a good instrument and worth the extra cost on its own.
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Re: Mixcraft 8 recording studio or Mixcraft Pro?

Post by StevieM » Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:34 am

OK, good news, thanks for that!

Steve

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Re: Mixcraft 8 recording studio or Mixcraft Pro?

Post by Mark Bliss » Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:58 am

Glad to help and welcome to the forum and the Mixcraft family. 8)
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