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This error indicates that a third-party DirectX plugin is not loading properly. The easiest fix is turning off the loading of DirectX effects: In Mixcraft, click on the FILE menu and select PREFERENCES. In the Miscellaneous preferences, turn off t...
Once you've installed EZDrummer Lite, you'll need to authorize it in Mixcraft. 1. Launch Mixcraft. 2. Click "Change Instruments." 3. Choose "VSTi Instruments" in the Category list and "ezdrummer" in the Instrument Preset list. 4. Click "Sho...
For Mixcraft 6 and under, no. Mixcraft 6 and under will only work with 32 bit plug-ins. Some people have installed 'Jbridge [1]' which allows Mixcraft 6 and under to communicate with 64 bit plug-ins, which may work. Also, most companies will also ha...
Click on Mixcraft's File menu and select Preferences. In the Sound Device preferences, make sure you're not using a sample rate that's higher than 96000 Hz. A sample rate of 44100 Hz or 48000 Hz is best for compatibility with a wide range of plugins, i...
There are several different pitch-shifting or vocorder plugins available. The most famous, and perhaps the most widely used by professionals, is Antares Autotune [1]. The unique, slightly robotic singing voice sound you can produce with Autotune first bec...
Mixcraft has two files, which you can edit to exclude effects from loading. These files are located in your Mixcraft directory, which defaults to C:Program FilesAcoustica Mixcraft 4/5 As of Mixcraft 6, the file is located here C:ProgramDataAcoustica...
Some sound cards or USB devices have a way to monitor the live recording independent of Mixcraft. However, if you"d like to hear the effects during recording, you"ll need to disable the sound device"s monitoring and use Mixcraft"s monitoring system. ...
Download and install your VST file (.DLL) into your VST folder and then restart Mixcraft. Your new VST effect should now be in the effect drop down lists. If you don"t know where your VST folder is, you can create a new one and then add it in the VST F...
Edit the DXIgnore.ini file that's in your Acoustica Mixcraft folder and add the word waves to it. Be sure to save the file as a plain text file (don't change the .ini extension). Now Mixcraft should load properly. keywords: waves.dll, exclude file, Dir...
A couple of customers have reported that they were unable to load Mixcraft 4 project files into Mixcraft 5 if the projects had certain Waves VST plugins. The workaround is to load the project into Mixcraft 4, remove the plugins, save the project, load it ...
Some plugins cause latency because they take more time to process the audio that's coming through them. Mixcraft has delay compensation for effects, so you won't notice any lag most of the time. That said, certain types of tracks in Mixcraft currently...
When an Antares Auto-Tune is initially loaded, it detects the sample rate of the sound on the track. If you change the sample rate, or mix down to a different sample rate, the timing might be off, or the key might change. To avoid this problem, mak...
Some effects plugins don't report the amount of latency they are creating to the host program (Mixcraft, in this case). Voxengo has created a free plugin that can help with this. It's called Latency Delay, and you can download it from one of the follow...
Here is a list of plugins (VST, VSTi and DirectX) we have tested with Mixcraft 6 and above. This list in no way covers every plugin that will work with Mixcraft, in fact most will work. We simply cannot test every plugin available, there are too many. ...
If you have added a DirectX effect that does time stretching, it could sound choppy. Some DirectX effects are designed for single sound operations. Mixcraft applies effects to entire tracks and does not handle these kinds of effects as you might expect. (...
Some VST or DirectX plugins from other companies will start adding random beeps or other sounds to the effect when their trial periods run out. If this happens to you, consider purchasing a license for that effect from the company that makes it. If you do...