PG Music Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Mac - 5-User Academic Lab Pack (boxed)

Accompaniment/Composition Software with Enhanced Audio and MIDI Features - Mac
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PG Music Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Mac - 5-User Academic Lab Pack (boxed)
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Band-in-a-Box and RealBand - Plus Style Sets!

Note: This is a 5-user Lab Pack version of Band-in-a-Box MegaPak for Mac, for qualified educational facilities

The PG Music Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Mac is a snap to use with your Mac computer - just type in the chords for any song using standard chord symbols (like C, Fm7 or C13b9), choose the style you'd like, and this incredible software does the rest. Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Mac automatically generates a complete professional quality arrangement of piano, bass, drums, guitar and strings in a wide variety of popular styles (jazz, pop, country, classical, and more). It's now easier than ever to get amazing, realistic-sounding arrangements straight from your Mac with the PG Music Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Mac.

PG Music Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Mac Accompaniment and Composition Software at a Glance:
  • Includes RealDrums
  • Audio Chord Wizard
  • Loaded with new features
  • Style Sets

Includes RealDrums
Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Mac features RealDrums. These are audio drum styles that replace the MIDI Drum track with actual recordings of top studio Jazz/Rock/Country drummers. These are not "samples" of single drum hits; they are full recordings, lasting from 1 to 8 bars, playing along in perfect sync with the other Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Mac tracks. The results are dramatically better than MIDI; they sound like a real drummer because they are recordings of a real drummer. And adding a real instrument to the mix makes all of the Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Mac parts sound more authentic.

Audio Chord Wizard
The amazing Audio Chord Wizard feature automatically figures out the chords from any MP4A, AIFF, M4A, or CD audio file, and displays them in Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Mac. Just load in any supported file and you'll instantly see the chords. The Audio Wizard also figures out tempo, bar lines, key and fine-tuning from the audio file.

Feature-laden software
A new Soundtrack feature allows you to generate new royalty-free music of a specified length of time for use in home or corporate videos, soundtracks, etc. The Reharmonist feature figures out a chord progression for any melody, which allows you to create a new chord progression or enhance an existing one. Solos are enhanced with features that allow the solo to be influenced by the melody, just like a musician. Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Mac also adds some other great new features, including Save as AIFF, Save as MP4A, TranzPort wireless controller support, Auto-memo generation, Chord Breaks, Practicing Window, Melodist/Soloist/Notation enhancements, and more.

Style Sets
Styles Sets add-ons expand the variety of musical styles in which Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Mac can generate the accompaniment to your song. There are hundreds of styles available, either in individual sets as listed below, or as a complete package in the Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Mac.

PG Music Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Mac Accompaniment and Composition Software Features:
  • Audio to Chords, Reharmonist, Soundtrack, and Lyric Block functions and screens
  • RealDrums drum samples
  • Audio Chord Wizard
  • TranzPort wireless controller support
  • Auto-memo generation
  • Chord Breaks function
  • Save as AIFF/MP4A capability
  • Notation enhancements
  • Includes Style Sets 0-77, Soloist Sets 1-11 and 16-20, Melodist Sets 1-8, and The Video Tutorial Pak
The PG Music Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Mac makes it easier than ever to create and play great-sounding arrangements on your Mac!

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Tech Specs

Software Type Music Composition and Arrangement
Platform Mac
Upgrade/Full Full
Download/Boxed Boxed
Academic Version Yes
Bit Depth 32-bit, 64-bit
Format Standalone
Supported Audio Formats WAV, AIFF
Hardware Requirements - Mac Intel Processor, 2GB RAM or more recommended
OS Requirements - Mac OS X 10.5 or Later
Manufacturer Part Number PG-BBMP-M-LP5

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