R-MIX

Audio Processing Software

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R-MIX: Audio Processing Software

Innovative Mix-Manipulation Software for Mac/PC and iPad

Features

Welcome to an exciting new era of “visual” audio manipulation. R-MIX software — powered by Roland’s newly developed V-Remastering technology in conjunction with VariPhrase — lets you see the components of a stereo mix as color-coded clouds of energy and harmonic matter as the song plays! Select your desired components of the mix, and freely edit them — an impossible task in the past. You can change panning positions and levels to individual instruments within a stereo mix, for example, and add effects to each element as desired. You can even independently adjust the pitch and speed of the playback, realized with VariPhrase.

How does this power translate to you? You can use R-MIX to easily create “minus-one” type karaoke files from existing songs by lowering the level of a pre-recorded vocal or any other instrument you select within each mix. You can also create your own remixes and mash-ups by using two pairs of stereo tracks within R-MIX. As a skill-building tool, R-MIX can be used to isolate any desired instrument within a mix, and then solo and slow down that element for study; isolate a fast guitar solo, for example, and slow it down to learn it. R-MIX can be used to clean up old recordings and master stereo mixes by adjusting individual instrument levels and applying noise reduction and effects, and all with ease and at a high level of sound quality.

  • View the elements of a stereo mix as color-coded clouds of energy and frequency matter onscreen
  • Freely select and manipulate any element within a stereo mix
  • High-quality sound
  • Create “minus-one” type karaoke files from existing songs by lowering the level of the pre-recorded vocal or any other instrument you select
  • Create your own remixes and mash-ups by using two pairs of stereo tracks within R-MIX
  • Isolate any desired instrument within a mix, and then solo and slow down that element for study
  • Clean up old recordings and master your stereo mixes by adjusting individual instrument levels within a mix and applying noise reduction and effects
  • Compatible with Mac and Windows
  • Simplified version available for Apple iPad
High-Quality Sound

As with any audio processing software, results with R-MIX are dependent on the source quality. R-MIX provides high-quality, natural-sounding results with few undesirable artifacts, glitches, or over-modulated sounds. And once you’ve finished your project, you can export it as an audio file and play it on any standard music-playback device, or import the file into your favorite music-software program.

Effects and Noise Cancel

Add effects only to any specific part of a mix, such as vocals, and clean up your mixes with the built-in Noise Cancel, which eliminates undesirable hiss and hum noises. Delay and reverb effects are also onboard, letting you add depth and expression to each element (or all) of your mix.

Create Your Own Mixes

You can easily make “minus-one” type karaoke files from existing songs by lowering the level of the pre-recorded vocal or any other instrument you select. Using the same technique in reverse, you can solo an individual part and analyze it for study; slow down a fast guitar solo, for example, and learn how to play it. Create mash-ups and remixes with stereo files as if they were multitracks. The sky’s the limit!

Fast Workflow

With R-MIX, there’s only one friendly screen to navigate. No need to switch screens or hunt through a maze of embedded menus. R-MIX’s controls are designed according to natural workflow so you can work effortlessly. A built-in Help window is provided for each task so you can operate R-MIX without the need for a printed manual.

iPad Version Available!

A simplified version of R-MIX called “R-MIX Tab” will be available for the Apple iPad. Use V-Remastering technology to extract audio elements from songs and easily create “minus-one” type play-along tracks from an audio file on your iPad!

Audio & Video

Video

Specs

Recording/Playback
Tracks : 2 (stereo) Simultaneously recording track : 1 (stereo) Internal Data Format: 44.1 kHz, 64-bit floating-point, stereo
Effect
Compressor, Delay, Reverb
Importable file format
WAV (44.1 kHz or 48 kHz, 16bits, Stereo or Mono) AIFF (44.1 kHz or 48 kHz, 16bits, Stereo or Mono) (Mac OS only)
Export file format
WAV (44.1 kHz, 16-bit, Stereo)
Package
R-MIX Software CD-ROM R-MIX Quick Manual
System Requirements (Windows)
Operating System
Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP Home Edition/Professional(Service Pack 3 or later) Microsoft(R) Windows Vista(R) (32-bit/64-bit)(Service Pack 2 or later) Microsoft(R) Windows(R) 7 (32-bit/64-bit)(Service Pack 1 or later) * This product does not support Windows XP Media Center Edition/Professional x64 Edition. * R-MIX is a 32-bit application only but can run on 64-bit versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7.
CPU/Clock
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo processor/2.0 GHz or higher
RAM
2 GB or more * 3 GB or more recommended
Hard Disk
300 MB or more of free space
Display/Colors
1,024 x 768 dots or higher/24-bit Full Color or more
Other
Audio interface or sound card Media Drive: CD-ROM required for installation. * Intel chipset is recommended. * This driver cannot be used in a virtual Windows environment, such as Windows XP Mode (Virtual Windows XP) or Virtual PC. * Apple Mac computers running Microsoft Windows are not supported.
System Requirements (Mac OS)
Operating System
Mac OS X v10.5.8 or later
CPU/Clock
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo processor 2.0 GHz or higher
RAM
2 GB or more * 3 GB or more recommended
Hard Disk
300 MB or more of free space
Display/Colors
1,024 x 768 dots or higher/16.7 million colors or more
Other
CD-ROM Drive * Apple Mac computers running Microsoft Windows are not supported.
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