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New PG Music Band In A Box 2022 MegaPAK First Time for Windows (Download/Activation Card)

by PGMusic
$269.00
SKU BBM-1

Band-in-a-Box® MegaPAK:

Band-in-a-Box® 2022, over 800 RealTracks in 350+ Bands, 74 MIDI SuperTracks, over 2,000 MIDI Styles, over 300 MIDI Soloists, over 200 MIDI Melodists, 63 Artist Performances, and over 1,000 Loops. 

Band-in-a-Box® 2022 New Features

There are over 50 new features to Band-in-a-Box ® 2022. This includes many major new features. First off, "All Tracks are Equal." All 24 tracks have the same capabilities, including styles and generation. There are Playable RealTracks - Customize the RealTracks performances by adding your own notes, using sounds from the RealTracks recording. There’s a brand new MultiRiff feature to interactively arrange sections of RealTracks, as you build up the track by choosing from multiple versions. You can now enter MicroChords with up to 4 chords per beat (previous limit was 1). With the new Motifs, you can enter rhythmic patterns for the style instruments to follow. We’ve added node-based Volume Automation, allowing fine volume control of any track, for fades, mutes, and other volume changes. Audio Drum Stems separate tracks from the different mics in the RealDrums recording are now available for 40 of the RealDrums, with more to come. There’s a Track Settings and Actions Window, a one stop-shop to access and edit track functions from a single window (previously needed multiple visits to menus to do this). You can Remix Full Vocal Songs with over 50 full original songs (Pop, R&B, Modern Country), with high quality, great sounding vocals, harmonies and Band-in-a-Box® arrangements! Use these to remix your own new arrangements. With the new One-Click to Download and Install you can download and install the entire package of your order with the new One-Click Install Manager. These 2022 features give you new, powerful tools to create better arrangements and performances, and much more!

Band-in-a-Box® 2022 DAW Plugin

There are over 40 enhancements to the Band-in-a-Box® DAW Plugin, including a new Chord Settings dialog (with Chord Builder, Chord Theory, and MicroChords tabs), the MicroChords feature (the ability to enter multiple chords per beat, four pages for a total of 32 tracks (8 style tracks, 16 utility tracks, and 8 multi-riff tracks) plus a Style Mix track, the ability to drag MIDI chords and markers to DAW, volume sliders for each track, the ability to save/load chord progression, and much more!

RealBand 2022

There are over 30 new features to RealBand 2022, including the ability to install multiple VST plugins from a folder at a time, improved Audio Chord Wizard detection routines, the ability to record mixer movement for the masters/subgroups, new Transpose/Stretch All Tracks dialog lets you transpose/stretch/reduce all tracks and then conveniently save to a new file, the new settings to save selected tracks only and exclude muted tracks when saving all tracks to individual files, the option to save all tracks to a compressed format, and much more!

And of course, the Band-in-a-Box® program, DAW Plugin, and RealBand can all use the new RealTracks, RealDrums, MIDI and style content.Band-in-a-Box® VST DAW Plugin

There are over 40 enhancements to the Band-in-a-Box® DAW Plugin, including the Chord Settings dialog (with Chord Builder, Chord Theory, and MicroChords tabs), the MicroChords (multiple chords per beat), four pages for a total of 32 tracks (8 style tracks, 16 utility tracks, and 8 multi-riff tracks) plus a Style Mix track, the ability to drag MIDI chords and markers to DAW, the volume sliders for each track, the ability to save/load chord progression, and much more!

The 2022 DAW Plugin is included with every Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows purchase!

New Features in Version 4.0 (included with Band-in-a-Box® 2022)

There are over 40 enhancements to the Band-in-a-Box® DAW Plugin, including a new Chord Settings dialog (with Chord Builder, Chord Theory, and MicroChords tabs), the MicroChords feature (the ability to enter multiple chords per beat, four pages for a total of 32 tracks (8 style tracks, 16 utility tracks, and 8 multi-riff tracks) plus a Style Mix track, the ability to drag MIDI chords and markers to DAW, volume sliders for each track, the ability to save/load chord progression, and much more!

New Content

- 60 Unreleased RealTracks

- 20 MIDI SuperTracks

- 30 All-MIDI Styles

- 12 Instrumental Studies

- 50 Artist Performances

- 50+ RealDrums Stems

- 300+ Playable RealTracks (sfz sforzando files)

- RealCombos Booster PAK

- XPro Styles PAK 2

- Xtra Styles PAK 12

Chord Settings dialog with Chord Builder, Chord Theory, and MicroChords

There is a Chord Settings dialog which includes Chord Builder, Chord Theory, and MicroChords.

MicroChords (multiple chords per beat)

You can now enter up to 4 chords per beat, and the MicroChords in a SGU/MGU file will be written to the chord sheet.

Four pages on the track table

The track table now has 4 pages for a total of 32 tracks (8 style tracks, 16 utility tracks, and 8 multi-riff tracks) plus a Style Mix track.

Drag MIDI chords and markers from the plugin to DAW

- You can drag the [C7] button (above the chord sheet) to the DAW to export chords and markers in a MIDI file.

- "Save Chords to MIDI File" has been added to the File menu and the [C7] button right-click menu.

- "Load Chords from MIDI File" has been added to the File menu and the [C7] button right-click menu.

Volume sliders for each track

The new volume slides on each track allow you to control volume individually.

Save and Load chord progression

You can now save and load a chord progression using the the new File menu commands ("Save chord progression" and "Load chord progression")

Drum Stems

Drum stems are separate tracks from the different mics in the RealDrums recording. They can be loaded to separate tracks.

[VI] button above chord sheet for chord display options

The [VI] button has been added to above the chord sheet and clicking on it shows a menu with options for types of chord symbols to display.

[MicroChords] tab in Chord Settings dialog

Clicking on the new [MicroChords] button in the Chord Settings dialog allows you to enter MicroChords, rests, and motifs.

Hotkey to open MicroChords dialog

Typing M on the chord sheet opens the MicroChords dialog.

Generate all pages

The [Generate] button now generates tracks in all pages, not just the pages displayed on the screen.

Output RealChart for RealTracks along with audio

Preferences-DAW Settings has a new "Send MIDI Data to DAW" setting with 3 options (Never, Only for MIDI Tracks, Always) and this allows to output RealCharts for RealTracks along with audio

Option to always disable audio when generating MIDI-only styles

The new option in Preference-Rendering allows you to always disable audio when generating MIDI-only styles.

Track label should reflect what region is generated if any

Previously, the track labels did not reflect what region is generated if any.

Undo/Redo buttons

We've added convenient Undo and Redo buttons above the chord sheet.

Reset track volume slider to 0

You can shift-click on the volume slider to set the volume to 0 dB.

Load an audio file on any track

You can now load an audio file on any track.

Load a MIDI file on any track

You can now load a MIDI file on any track.

Changed "Extra" tracks to "Utility" tracks

Previously called "Extra" tracks are now called "Utility" tracks.

Exclude "Style Mix" from scrolling

When you scroll the track table, the "Style Mix" always shows at the top so it can be accessed from any page.

Style Mix [ALL] button now drags all style and utility tracks

Previously, when you dragged the Style Mix [ALL] button, only style tracks were dragged.

Black background for render options in Preferences dialog

The Preferences-Rendering dialog now has a black background.

Updated some preference settings to use a drop-down menu

Some settings in the Preferences dialog now have a drop-down menu instead of a checkbox.

Five menu options added for StylePicker

We've added following menu options to the StylePicker.

- Choose styles similar to current

- Band Styles (best RealStyles)

- Choose Style from Song Title Browser

- Recently Used Styles

- Favorite Styles

Sample rate/bit depth options in Preferences menu

Preferences-Rendering now have sample rate and bit depth options.

Have MIDI-only option for each track

The MIDI-only option for each track gives you the ability to specify if you want audio rendered from MIDI tracks. Previously, this was not possible for a single track and could only be applied to all tracks during a generation.

Pad/no pad partial renders

The new Preferences option allows you to add/remove bars of silence before a partial render. For instance, if you just render bar 4-5 of an 8-bar song and this option is checked, it will add 3 bars of silence before the 4th bar comes in.

StylePicker Picker Enhanced

- Additional row has been added to the mixer area for Utility tracks.

- The Other filter button has more menu items.

- The Set # column shows HalfDouble for Half-time/Double-time variation styles.

- We’ve added more user categories (e.g., Xtra12 All Styles, XPro Styles, Style Demos with Vocals, etc.)

Other features including features added since 2021 release

- Previously, the plugin would crash if you tried to run multiple instances because multiple apps are trying to call bbw4. Now, the plugin will check if there are multiple instances running and if so, it will close bbw4 after each call to prevent crashes. So, ultimately the plugin can now "somewhat support" multiple instances although it still isn't recommended.

- Now any "Recent" menu like Recent RealTracks, Recent MIDI SuperTracks, Recent Files, etc. (found in File, Select, and Generate menus) have an option at the bottom to "Clear" which will clear the list.

- The standalone version of the plugin now has the File->Quit menu command.

- You can now quickly preview N bars.

- There is now a right-click menu on the chord sheet that allows you to preview N bars.

- A message will show notifying you that the saved window size has completed.

- Bars will be highlighted during MIDI preview.

- The "Preview N Bars" option has been added to the Generate menu.

- A new button in Preferences-General makes the current plugin window size the default for all new instances.

- A new option in Preferences-Rendering automatically clears the render folder at startup.

- A new option in Preferences-Rendering always separates audio output channels for each track after generating.

- A notification will appear if the plugin cannot generate tracks because of missing media.

- The "Generation is complete!" message that shows after generating tracks has a [Play] button so you can start playback right after generating.

- "Play Current Chord" has been added to the right-click menu on the chord sheet. The hotkey for this function is Shift-Enter.

- The Preferences dialog is updated with tab menus.

- A new option in Preferences-General allows you to select a default chord type to display.

- You can use a dedicated MIDI synth for immediate MIDI playback of chord(s) and rendered MIDI files.

- The MIDI and audio channel buttons on the track table are now clickable and you can change a channel.

- You can set a folder path for saved tracks for that instance.

- You can preview chord progression as MIDI (Play/Stop button is above chord sheet).

- The top menu can be hidden to save space.

- A new button in Preferences-Rendering will display a plugin log of green/yellow messages.

- There is a new option in Preferences-General to let you select a chord font.

- A line is drawn between the Generate and Custom buttons to separate the two visually.

- The option to enable/disable style mix track is set by default.

- The Preferences-Rendering option to enable/disable style mix track is set by default.

- A new option in Preference-Rendering enables rendering with high-quality tempo stretching.

- Clicking a status message area brings any open Band-in-a-Box window to front.

System Requirements for Band-in-a-Box®

Windows®: 11/10/8/7 (32 or 64-bit)

Minimum 1GB RAM (2GB+ recommended)

Minimum 1.0 GHz processor (2GHz+ multicore recommended)

1GB free Hard Disk space for a minimal install (15GB+ recommended)

Pro RealCombos: ~15 GB

MegaPAK RealCombos: ~25 GB

Full UltraPAK or UltraPAK+ when installed to internal hard drive: ~120 GB

(another ~100 GB is required for the installation files when downloading the UltraPAK or UltraPAK+).

Please note: Hard Drive versions of the UltraPAK, UltraPAK+ or Audiophile Edition do not require any hard disk space when run directly from the external hard drive they are shipped on.

1024x768 screen resolution (1360x768+ recommended)

USB port for the USB Flash Drive version of the Pro or MegaPAK.

USB port for the UltraPAK, UltraPAK+ or Audiophile Edition.

Sound card or MIDI module.

Internet connection recommended for activation and updates.