When comparing Acid Pro 7 vs Tracktion 7, the Slant community recommends Acid Pro 7 for most people. In the question“What are the best DAWs? ” Acid Pro 7 is ranked 17th while Tracktion 7 is ranked 23rd.
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Pro Ideal for LOOP or SAMPLE based music
Pro Zoom function changes the size of all tracks simultaneously
Resizing is easy with Acid Pro 7, and can be done to every track at the same time with one master slider.
Pro Supports multi-track recording
Multi-track recording is an option provided by Acid Pro 7 that can be especially beneficial for live performances. Each instrument can be recorded live with its own effects and input monitoring.
Pro It does not get any easier than this if you're an absolute beginner
Pro Freezes MIDI to WAV and can revert WAV to MIDI
In order to reduce CPU load, Acid Pro 7 offers the ability to bounce clips to WAV. This DAW stands out by letting users revert back to MIDI if further editing is required.
Pro Single screen interface
Everything that is needed is within easy reach, no deep diving in menus or pop up windows.
Pro Very compatible
Tracktion 5 is now compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Self contained modular environment for hooking up processing chains of plugins or instruments in any way you want.
Pro Bundles with Melodyne for no cost
Melodyne is a pitch correction software that now comes free with Tracktion 5. At $60, Tracktion 5 with Melodyne costs about half as much as the standalone version of Melodyne.
Pro Multi-channel MIDI support
Multiple MIDI instruments can be recorded in different tracks at the same time.
Pro MIDI to audio feature
Traktion 5 now has a MIDI to audio function so users can quickly freeze MIDI notes and manipulate them as audio clips.
Con PC only
Acid Pro 7 is not compatible with Mac.
Con Soon to be discontinued, no updates, MAGIX doesn't seem to care
Con Non-free software
Con 32-bit only
Acid Pro 7 is 32-bit only and cannot use 64-bit plugins. This also limits the size of a project.
Version 10 is 64-bit
Crashes quickly and frequently.
Con Cluttered interface, not user friendly
Con Lack of drivers for Linux
There are no official drivers for any multi-channel audio interfaces, putting Linux users at a disadvantage.