Yes, when it's this unique. In the world of bloated, resource hungry music production software, energyXT2.5 is like a breath of fresh air.
Imagine a digital audio workstation program that opens in mere seconds from a thumb drive that can be transported from computer to computer even between Windows (including Vista), Mac OSX, and Linux operating systems. energyXT2.5 is a compact, easy to learn and use "Studio On-the-Go." You can take it and your project files to a friend's house, or to a professional recording studio on the included USB drive. You can even multi-track export your recording from energyXT2.5 to all other DAWs. energyXT2.5 also features its own bevy of synthesizers, including one that functions as a dedicated drum track. With its top-quality sound and speed, energyXT2.5 lets you Create Music Now!EnergyXT2.5 Everything You Need For Digital RecordingTransferring music ideas from your soul to an MP3 shouldn't be a Herculean task. And it shouldn't take weeks in the studio and wads of cash to make your tunes a reality. energyXT2.5 allows you to record instruments and vocals directly to your computer via a simple USB interface. You are then free to copy and paste tracks, as well as edit, add eff ects and mix them to your heart's content, with stunningly professional results. energyXT2.5 makes it easy to take your music from a simple concept to a high-quality, finished masterpiece you can play, share and even upload to your favorite music site. Ultra-portable Studio With Intuitive WorkflowEnergyXT2.5 opens in seconds from the included highspeed USB stick. You don't even have to install the software since it runs directly from the USB drive. With energyXT2.5, you can bring your projects to colleagues or friends on the stick and leave your valuable equipment at home just export your projects to the DAW used wherever you go. Built for musicians by musicians, energyXT2.5 is easy to learn, logical to create music in and, most importantly, is designed to support your creativity. The way you make music will feel different with energyXT2.5, because you won't be bogged down in menus you'll be able to focus your energy on music creation. Put simply, energyXT2.5 unleashes your creativity, letting your music flow.Slow Computer, Fast Computer; Old Computer, New ComputerEven if you don't have the latest, greatest computer, with truckloads of RAM and all the "bells and whistles," you can still lay down killer tracks with energyXT2.5 Built-in professional features like Freeze and Bounce to Audio Track sip so lightly from your CPU, you'll hardly know they're even running. You can create, mix and record professional quality music with a minimal amount of equipment and computing horsepower with energyXT2.5. EnergyXT2.5 runs on virtually ALL up to date computers which meet the system requirements, so it doesn't matter if you use a tower PC, laptop, MacBook or iMac. Operation is independent of the OS, meaning it runs equally well on Windows XP, Vista, Mac OS X or Linux systems, such as Ubuntu. energyXT2.5 even runs on most netbooks! There is no huge manual to read with energyXT2.5 you'll be tracking and mixing in no time flat, thanks to its easy-to-understand interface and simple drag & drop clip manipulation. One thing you'll notice right away is that energyXT2.5 is laid out in beats and measures, just like music. energyXT2.5 gives you the tools to make music, without the hassles and steep learning curve associated with most recording and production software packages.energyXT2.5 is Supremely "Mobile"Of course, depending on your hardware, energyXT2.5 will run on nearly any mobile device including external hard-drives, USB pen drives, SD cards, and so on. You can even copy the complete software program onto your MP3 player or the memory stick of your cell phone, so you can always have energyXT2.5 with you! energyXT2.5 Even Provides The InstrumentsYou don't even need an instrument to get started, thanks to energyXT2.5's internal synthesizer/sampler and drum machine. These awesome tone generators build keyboard parts, pads, bass lines, and more. You can either step-write synthesizer parts or use an external MIDI instrument for real-time recording and opt to use the onboard sounds or import your own. If you have a DAW controller at your disposal, you can use it to control virtual instrument tracks, as well as many of energyXT2.5's mixer functions. And recording live instruments with energyXT2.5 is a breeze; just plug a guitar or microphone into a USB-equipped mixer and lay down tracks to your heart's content. Built-In FXDelay, reverb, phaser and chorus eff ects are built right into energyXT2.5, so you won't need racks and racks of outboard gear to sweeten your tracks. In addition to all of these user addressable effects, energyXT2.5 is brimming with tonal enhancement, including a 4-band EQ on every channel, each band of which can be configured as LSH (low shelf), PEQ (parametric), HSH (high shelf), LPF (low pass fi lter) or HPF (high pass filter). And if that's not enough, energyXT2.5 supports industry standard VST effects. Try to find that kind of versatility on a hardware-style mixer! SequencerThe sequencer inside energyXT2.5 works in much the same way as in most DAWs and offers everything you have come to expect: audio recording, different track types, drum loops and clip-based automation of mixer/EQ and VST plug-ins. It also has unique features like drum-machine track, per audio clip resample, elastic time-stretching and modeless editing for lightning fast workfl ow. Tracks can be arranged into folders to save screen space and VST plug-in editors can be docked into separate tabs. You can open as many sequencers or mixers inside energyXT2.5 as you like. This allows you to run complex loops, which are always in sync with the other, or "main" sequencer. You can even run the sequencers as two turntables! The energyXT2.5 VST version also works as a plug-in, inside energyXT2.5 itself. And it doesn't matter if your host supports VST eff ects, VST instruments, or both you can use energyXT as a plug-in on any VST host. The possibilities are virtually endless! Synthesizer/SamplerThe built-in synth/sampler is a phase modulation synthesizer and sample player in one. You can layer and split synthesized and sampled sounds any way you want. There are all the standard features like multi-mode filter, LFO's, vibrato and glide. Add per sound phaser/chorus/flanger and per program reverb and delay eff ects, and you have yourself a complete workstation, with sound that's extremely warm and clean. You can easily drag & drop WAV files into the synthesizer, create multi-layers with different key and velocity ranges and much more. Here are just a few potential uses of this powerful tool: • Virtual-analog or phase-modulated synthesizer• Synthesizer with added FX-samples (e.g. sampled noise eff ects or drumloops, triggered via the synth engine)• Multi-layer sound sampler (similar to the oldfashioned hardware samplers of yesteryear)• Use the multi-layering capability to create your own Grand Piano layers!Drum TrackThe drum track feature in energyXT2.5 works just like a built-in drum sampler. The drum editor looks like a real drum machine and samples can be dragged and dropped right into it for quick drum set construction. The resulting drumsets can even be saved as presets. To create a new drum track, simply drag a drum set or a WAV file into the sequencer, and the track is created for you automatically. Want to make a drum loop library? Just right-click any drum part in your project and save it as a single file for use in future projects.MixerMost settings in the main mixer can be automated from the sequencer, including volume, pan, mute, EQ and effect parameters. There is no limit to how many insert and send effects you can use in a project, except for your CPU. Group channels are available for sub mixing. These channels can be a