Anonymous (not verified) - April 25th, 2002
Reprinted from a Magix press release:
Los Angeles, CA - (04/22/02) MAGIX Entertainment, Corp. a worldwide market and technology leader in the personal rich media content category, has announced the launch of Music Maker 7, in stores May 15, 2002.
Music Maker 7 standard ($49.99) and deLuxe ($79.99) versions equip users of any level with tools for producing self-made music. Additionally, users can easily create and combine videos with their music, build a personal website and publish their music productions on it to promote themselves. Both versions contain the powerful music maker engine with easy drag & drop loading of user-generated and program-provided samples of music and video files. Also included in both versions, a 3D Sound-Generator for spectacular movie sound effects, a new gigantic up-dated audio-visual library including countless pre-set effects, instruments, melodies, 9 real-time audio effects, a witty Text-to-Speech module, and free access to the huge MAGIX online-sound archive. Music maker 7's noteworthy, intuitive interface continues to guide users through the production process concluding with the new option to create an impressive personal website.
SOUND: The sources for sounds are endless--MPEGs, WAVs, MIDI, AVI, CDs, or opt to record live vocals. Virtual instruments such as the drum machine to create beats, a scratchbox for DJ scratching, a silver synth to simulate the old analog synthesizer sounds, and a variety more provide the option to design or generate musical components from scratch. The users can also use the existing sounds provided in the sound pool CDs with a broad variety of music styles in the form of samples, like drums, bass, guitar, keys, synth, plus more (2, 200 samples for standard version and 3,300 for deLuxe version).