MainStage versions

Generate and apply professional sound effects.
2.2
13 Dec 2011
Review
2.0
22 Apr 2010
Review

What's new

v3.5
Sampler
• Create and perform sophisticated multi-sampled instruments using a drag and drop workflow
• New modern design provides synthesis, mapping and zone editing in a single window interface
• Integrated zone editor offers detailed control over start, end and loop points
• Mapping editor enables fast and flexible assignment of samples across the keyboard
• Flex Time has been integrated into Sampler allowing sounds to be played at the same length, regardless of pitch
• Supports all existing EXS24 instruments
Quick Sampler
• Import a single audio file to instantly build a playable sampled instrument
• Quick Sampler automatically identifies the root note, optimal loop points, and matches your project tempo
• Use Slice mode to chop a vocal or drum sample into multiple slices that can be triggered on a keyboard
• Record live samples using a microphone, external hardware, or from any track or bus
More Content
• Over 2500 new loops in a variety of instruments and genres covering modern and classic Hip-Hop, Electro House, Reggaeton, Future Bass, Techno, and Transition Effects
• Over 1500 new patches
Additional Features
• Improved performance and efficiency on Mac computers with Apple silicon
• Display scores or lead sheets, and turn pages while you perform
• Add Remix FX to perform creative effects like filters, gates, repeaters and bitcrusher
• The Drum Synth plug-in generates synthesized kicks, snares, toms, and hi-hats with dedicated sound shaping controls
• Stability and performance improvements

v2.2 [13 Dec 2011]
The MainStage 2.2.2 update addresses overall stability and performance issues including:
• Addresses a stability issue that could cause MainStage to quit unexpectedly on OS X 10.7.4
• Fixes an issue that prevented the I/O plug-in from outputting audio
• Resolves an issue related to the download and installation of basic and additional content

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