MainStage

MainStage 2.2

MainStage 2 lets you take your Mac to the stage with a full-screen live
5.0  (2 votes)
2.6
3.2.3 (See all)

MainStage 2 lets you take your Mac to the stage with a full-screen live interface, unmatched hardware control, and a massive collection of plug-ins and sounds.
The ultimate live rig
• Perform live with 120 instrument and effect plug-ins or work with your Audio Units plug-ins
• Import settings from Logic Pro and GarageBand to bring your studio sound to the stage
• Combine instruments and live audio, such as keyboard and vocals, in a single patch
• Seamlessly switch between patches without stopping sound output or cutting off held notes
• Design rich keyboard patches using splits and layers
Hardware control
• Connect your favorite hardware and use it to play and control your plug-ins
• Use any USB and MIDI-equipped controllers like keyboards, foot pedals, and drum pads
• Instantly set up a large variety of hardware using automatic device recognition
• Quickly assign hardware knobs, buttons, and faders to onscreen controls
A new view of the stage
• See only what you need during your performance using a customizable, full-screen live interface
• Easily see your Mac screen from a distance using a high-contrast, full-screen performance view
• Get started quickly using prebuilt templates that cover typical live performance setups
A smarter, faster, more efficient use of your Mac
• Perform with confidence using a rock-solid tool built for demanding live performances
• Use the processing power of multiple cores on your Mac
• Go to your gig with a massive collection of even the most memory-hungry instruments thanks to 64-bit support
Instrument plug-ins
• 40 built-in instruments including synths, vintage keyboards, a drum machine, sampler, and more
• Trigger Apple Loops and stereo or multitrack backing tracks using the Playback plug-in
Effect plug-ins
• Create and layer your own loop recordings with the Loopback plug-in
• 80 effects including reverbs, delays, EQs, dynamics, amps, stompboxes, and more
Sound library
• Add backing tracks using more than 15,000 royalty-free Apple Loops
• Play from a huge library of more than 1700 sampler instruments
System Requirements: 2GB of RAM (4GB recommended), display with 1280-by-768 resolution or higher, minimum 6GB of disk space. 19GB of optional content available via in-app download.

Related software

MainStage 3
MainStage 3
Live-performance companion app for Logic Pro X.
3.2.4
Course for MainStage 2 - QuickLook Guide
Course for MainStage 2
This program introduces you to the MainStage 2 application.
1.0
FREE
Course For MainStage 2
Course For MainStage 2
MainStage 2 is the live performance tool that ships with Logic Studio. If...
Core Training for MainStage 3
Core Training for MainStage 3
This course application helps you learn about every aspect of MainStage program.
1.0
Course For MainStage 2 201 - Performing Keyboards
Course For MainStage 2 201
This application helps you learn how to perform live as a keyboard player.
1.0
Thank you for rating the program!
Please add a comment explaining the reasoning behind your vote.
0 comments
Your vote:

Latest stories

See all
Users complain about MacBook Pro's new ultra-thin keyboard
Users complain about MacBook Pro's new ultra-thin keyboard
Expired developer certificates cause some Mac apps crash
Expired developer certificates cause some Mac apps crash
Wireless power bank chargers for the Apple Watch
Wireless power bank chargers for the Apple Watch
Microsoft adds Touch Bar support to Office 2016
Microsoft adds Touch Bar support to Office 2016
Reddit modifies its home page to be more user-friendly
Reddit modifies its home page to be more user-friendly
Info updated on: