Guitar Tracks Pro 3—the revolutionary new PC recording software that gives you the freedom to create music anywhere, anytime, without worrying about technology—the freedom to forget about the tools and focus on your music.
Guitar Tracks Pro includes everything you need to deliver professional results—no expensive hardware is required. You get a 32-track digital recorder and virtual mixing console; Amplitube LE—a special edition of the leading guitar amp plug-in; high-quality effects; powerful looping tools with full ACID™-loop support; a chromatic-tuner; a metronome; and a complete library of backing tracks.
With Guitar Tracks Pro 3 you get the best of both worlds—pro quality production tools and the speed and ease of your old portable multi-track. So start your own revolution with Guitar Tracks Pro 3 and set your music free. When it's time to take their music to the PC, more guitar players and singer-songwriters rely on Cakewalk music software than anything on the market today. Key features include: Familiar multitrack recorder interface Record and play back up to 32 audio tracks Arrange music with point and click ease Extensive audio editing capabilities Superior sonic quality—up to 24-bit/96 kHz Record your whole band using up to 32 inputs and outputs through multi-channel audio hardware 32x8 internal Mixing Console Mix and record using up to 32 simultaneous real-time effects Accurate envelope automation of mix parameters and effects Extensive SMART LOOPS ACID loop library for fast creation of backing tracks Import/Export .wav, .mp3*, and .wma files High-quality sample rate conversion when importing and exporting audio Support for multiple meters and tempos Unlimited undo/redo with edit history Use any Windows-compatible audio hardware via ASIO and WDM *MP3 encoder is available as a 30-day trial version.
What's new in Guitar Tracks Pro 3 Streamlined user interface—now easier than ever Setup Wizard—to ensure optimal performance Responsive new audio engine—based on SONAR 3 technology Use internal effects on input—even while recording Confidence recording—never miss a take again More flexible mixing with subgroups and auxiliaries Full support for ACID™-format loops—create backing tracks fast Amplitube LE—a special edition of the leading guitar amp plug-in GT:FX multi-effects suite—all the effects you'll need Support for VST and DirectX effects—to round out your mix Integrate control surfaces—for hands-on mixing control Navigator Pane—get a bird's eye view of your entire project Professional time code generation—to sync with your hard disk recorders Configurable audio metronome and enhanced chromatic tuner Much more—over 100 new features and enhancements Recording any instrument is easy. Just plug in, check your levels and hit Record. With support for up to 32 channels using multi-channel audio cards, you can even record your whole band all at once.
Once you've recorded your tracks you can visually arrange, edit and mix your music with point-and-click ease. With Guitar Tracks Pro's extensive audio editing tools it's a snap to combine the best parts of each take to create the perfect solo.
Dynamic, brilliant sound
Make the jump to digital recording with support for up to 24-bit/96 kHz audio (requires 24/96 compatible audio card), high quality sample rate conversion, and internal 32-bit audio effects and mixing. Your tapes never sounded this good-and you won't believe the improved sonic quality you'll get. With Guitar Tracks Pro you can use any Windows compatible audio device via ASIO or WDM—from your stock soundcard to dedicated Pro Tools | HD hardware. Create backing tracks fast With support for ACID™-format audio loops, Guitar Tracks Pro provides the fastest way to get your projects started, and an easy way to create additional parts.
Find and audition loops in real-time while your project is playing Includes hundreds of MBs of bass and drum loops from Smart Loops—recorded by top notch session players Click and drag to roll-out tracks of loops - create songs in minutes Loops follow the pitch and tempo of your projects with on-the-fly beat matching Add more loops to suit your style from the thousands of widely available ACID™loop libraries Get a grip on your mix
Love the real feel of faders and knobs, but want the power of the PC? No problem. Support for control surface hardware gives you hands on control of your mix and audio effects. Just plug in you favorite midi-compatible control surface, mixer, or foot pedal from Tascam, Roland, Mackie, you can even use Digitech foot pedals to control the software. Learn Mode lets you quickly configure any MIDI device to act as a control surface. Integrate with your favorite hard disk recorder
Professional SMPTE/MTC time code generation allows you to sync up your hard disk recorder to Guitar Tracks Pro. Transfer projects to your PC and add the finishing touches.
All the FXs you will need
Guitar Tracks Pro 3 comes with plenty of FXs to keep your music sounding fresh. And with support for DX and VST FXs (through the Cakewalk VST adapter), you can add hundreds of more plug-ins to your arsenal. IK Multimedia Amplitube LE
Plug-in to a special edition of the hottest guitar processing effect for the PC. Get true, real-time tones from several amps, cabinet models, and other effects.
3 amp models Clean Crunch Lead
3 cabinet models Open back 1x12" British 2x12" Vintage closed 4x12" 3 stomp effects models Wah-Wah Delay Overdrive 128 presets can be changed using MIDI foot controller
Spring reverbs GT:FX Suite
The included GT:FX suite covers all the bases so you can get the right sound:
Phaze—recreate swirling vintage sounds or add a modern edge to your tone Squeeze—compress your sound for smooth vocals or infinite guitar sustain Verb—simulate lush acoustic spaces using acclaimed Sonitus:fx technology Modulate—bring your sound to life with an array of Chorus and Flange effects Echo—add rhythmic complexity or arena-style drama with the tempo-sync delay Q—dial in your tone with surgical precision using this multi-band parametric EQ
Enhance your capabilities with additional DirectX or VST plug-ins, available separately. VST support provided through the Cakewalk VST Adapter-the best performing VST adapter available today.
Windows 2000, XP 800 MHz processor 128 MB RAM 100 MB free hard disk space 1024 X 768, 16-bit color CD-ROM drive (for installation) Windows-compatible sound card Windows-compatible MIDI interface*
*Required for Remote Control/Synchronization
Note: Guitar Tracks Pro Version 3 does not support Windows 95/98/ME/NT