PG Music Band-In-A-Box 12 Pro - Educational Institution Single License (Mac)

PG Music Band-In-A-Box 12 Pro - Educational Institution Single License (Mac)

PG Music Band-In-A-Box 12 Pro - Educational Institution Single License (Mac)

PG Music Band-In-A-Box 12 Pro - Educational Institution Single License (Mac)

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Product Highlights

  • For Mac PowerPC Computers
  • MIDI Compositional Software
  • Creates Full Band Arrangements
  • Great Educational Tool
  • Ships on CD ROM
  • Mac OS X
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NOTE: This product is an educational discounted version available to qualified, accredited academic institutions only (not for individual teachers or students). Proof of current educational status is required. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact us prior to purchasing.

PG Music Band-in-a-Box overview

  • 1Description

Band-In-A-Box 12 Pro from PG Music is an intuitive music software package for the Mac OS X running on a PowerPC computer. The software allows you to easily create music backing tracks with or without an external MIDI device such as a keyboard or MIDI sound module.

Simply enter the chord progression for your song and Band-In-A-Box will create a professional sounding backing track for you. Choose from a wide selection of styles, interchange instruments within the arrangement, and much more. Band-In-A-Box is well suited for songwriters, musicians and enthusiasts alike.

Note: This package is an educational discount for school and educational institutions only (not for individual students). Proof of status is required.

Use standard symbols to enter chords for your song into the Chord Sheet window - it only takes 3 minutes to enter chords for a typical song!
Arrange and edit your song using automatic intros, endings, style variation, drum fills, and much more!
Choose styles from a wide variety of genres using the searchable and informative StylePicker window.
When you play your song, Band-in-a-Box generates an original, professional quality arrangement using the style of your choice.
Loop parts of the song, transpose each chorus, play along with your keyboard, and much more!
RealDrums can replace the MIDI Drum track in any style with real recordings of top studio Jazz/Rock/Country drummers!
RealDrums play in perfect sync with other Band-in-a-Box tracks.
RealTracks can be added to any song giving it an ultra-realistic feel, since RealTracks use audio recordings of actual musicians.
The Melodist can create an entire original song from scratch, including chords, melody, arrangement, solo, intro, and title.
The Band-in-a-Box Medley Maker allows you to combine multiple Band-in-a-Box song files into one continuous performance.
Using the Soloist, Band-in-a-Box will automatically create and play original, professional quality solos in the genre and style of your choice.
Automatic harmonization of Melody track, Soloist track, or live playing on Thru channel.
Select from over 200 included harmony types, with 2 to 5 part harmonies like SuperSax, 5 part trumpets, etc.
Render your songs to wave/MP3/WMA for further editing in other programs, for use on the internet, or to make audio CDs of your music.
The Audio Chord Wizard automatically figures out chords in MP3/WAV/WMA files and CD-Audio tracks, and displays them in Band-in-a-Box!
Record your own MIDI part to the Melody or Soloist track from a MIDI keyboard, MIDI guitar, or MIDI wind controller.
The full-featured Notation Window displays chords and lyrics, as well as musical notation for all instrument tracks.
The Notation Window's 'Editable' and 'Staff Roll' modes allow you to quickly and easily enter or edit notation and lyrics.
You can view and edit all MIDI and lyric events in the Melody and Soloist tracks using the Event List Editor.
The versatile Lead Sheet window allows you to view multi-line, full page notation, lyrics, and chords in typical lead sheet style.
Your Band-in-a-Box songs can be printed, producing a lead sheet style printout, or you can save the song as a graphics file (e.g. bmp, jpg).
The Piano Roll Window allows you to edit your tracks using an intuitive graphical window similar to the type found in many sequencer programs.
The Sequencer Window allows you to control multi-channel Melody or Soloist tracks (i.e. tracks with more than one instrument), selecting the patch and volume for each channel, and more.
Record an audio track along with your Band-in-a-Box song, then edit the track, adding audio effects and harmonies.
If you've recorded vocals or another audio part, use the TC Helicon Harmonizer to automatically create up to 4 part audio harmonies.
Band-in-a-Box can load and save many different types of files, including standard files like MID, KAR, WAV, WMA, MP3, and CD-A.
The SongPicker window provides an easy way to organize, search, and open all of your Band-in-a-Box songs.
You can export your songs as standard MIDI files, enabling you to play or edit them with other software, etc.
The intelligent MIDI File Chord Wizard will analyze any MIDI file, figure out the chords, and import chords and melody into Band-in-a-Box!
Reharmonizing a song with the Chord Substitution Wizard is a fun and educational way to perform or practice a familiar song in a brand new way!
The Melody Embellisher automatically adds notes (e.g. grace notes) and effects (e.g. vibrato) to the Melody track, making it more lively and realistic.
Use the Reharmonist to automatically develop chord progressions in the genre of your choice, based only on the melody.
The Jukebox will load and play an entire folder of songs, great for listening, practicing, and live performances.
The Conductor Window allows complete control of your song while it is playing by pressing hotkeys on your computer or MIDI keyboard - excellent for live performances.
Band-in-a-Box supports the TranzPort hardware device, which allows you to control Band-in-a-Box remotely through walls from 30 feet away!
The SoundTrack Generator will create royalty-free music of a specified length, for you to use in home videos, presentations, jingles, etc.
There's a Big Piano window in Band-in-a-Box which can display the notes of any track on a resizable piano keyboard.
The animated Guitar Fretboard window displays any track on Guitar and Bass. It can also display Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo, and Violin Fretboards!
The Guitarist can intelligently create a Guitar Chord Solo based on an existing Melody track, using correct guitar fret positions.
Band-in-a-Box's Guitar Tuner includes a tone generator, a pitch meter, fine-adjustment controls, a hum filter, and much more!
Improve your ear using the Interval and Chord Tutor modules in the Ear Training Window.
Pitch Invasion is an easy and fun to play, arcade-style music game, designed to teach you to recognize specific pitches from a variety of instruments and octave ranges.
Music Replay is another ear training game included with Band-in-a-Box, which is designed to teach the player to recognize and play back melodies and rhythms.
The convenient Practice Window is "practice central", where many Band-in-a-Box features and add-ons useful to learning can be launched.
The StyleMaker is a powerful component of Band-in-a-Box that allows you to create your own new styles from scratch, or edit existing styles.
The Hybrid StyleMaker allows you to easily make a new style by combining instruments from different styles.
The StyleWizard automatically creates a Band-in-a-Box style from a MIDI file - no knowledge of the StyleMaker is required!
While a typical Band-in-a-Box style has two substyles, MultiStyles can also be used which have anywhere from 4 to 24 substyles!
MIDI Monitor displays a listing of data received from computer MIDI Input and/or Band-in-a-Box output, useful for educational or diagnostic purposes.
The Animated Drum Kit Window is a cool, animated, 3D display of a complete drum kit.
Use the Big Lyrics Window for a Karaoke style display of chords and lyrics while your songs are playing.
Band-in-a-Box will play through an internal or external MIDI synthesizer of your choice, including DXi and VSTi synthesizers.
Many specialized MIDI options are available, which can help you customize Band-in-a-Box to make the most of your specific MIDI setup.
The look of Band-in-Box can be customized with various chord sheet fonts, colors, floating/dockable toolbars, and more.
Use the Vocal Wizard to transpose any song to the best key for your vocal range - ideal for vocal practice, karaoke, and live performances.
The Chord Builder allows you to hear and build chords up by clicking on the root, extension, and alternate slash root if applicable.
Using MIDI Chord Detection, play any chord on your MIDI keyboard, and Band-in-a-Box will recognize it instantly and insert it onto the Chord Sheet.
The Transpose dialog has options that will automatically transpose live playback to a different key, transpose a song every chorus, and more.
Band-in-a-Box will automatically add a smooth fadeout to the end of your song.
The Find File feature is a "Swiss Army Knife" that allows you to search for Band-in-a-Box files using keywords.
Band-in-a-Box supports entry, display, and printout of song forms using repeats, 1st/2nd endings, and DC/DS al coda.
The Track-to-Track Copy dialog allows you to freeze Band-in-a-Box generated tracks by copying them to the Melody track, and more!
There are many options to customize the count-in and metronome sounds according to your preferences.
Descriptive hints and keyboard shortcuts throughout the program, a comprehensive help file and manual, and dedicated customer support help make it easy to use Band-in-a-Box.
In the Box
PG Music Band-In-A-Box 12 Pro - Educational Institution Single License (Mac)
  • Melodist Set 1
  • Soloist Set 1
  • Styles Sets 0-3
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    • 1Description

    PG Music Band-in-a-Box specs

    System Requirements Mac OS X 10.4 or later. Intel Processor
    Memory (Ram): 512MB Recommended
    500MB Minimum HD Space
    More space is required for RealDrums, about 100 MB per set and RealTracks require about 800 MB per set.
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.35 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.8 x 6.4 x 1.5"

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