SOURCE: MAGIX Entertainment Corp.

August 28, 2006 12:01 ET

MAGIX Unveils Music Studio 11 Deluxe With New JamSession

Makes Composing Music Easy -- Start Jamming and Let the Software Do the Work

MIAMI, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 28, 2006 -- MAGIX, a worldwide leader in music and video editing software, announced today a new version of its award-winning music creation software, MAGIX Music Studio 11 deluxe, featuring powerful new compositional aids, including "JamSession Mode," "Mastering Suite," and "Sample Player," which makes creating music a snap. MAGIX Music Studio 11 deluxe is available immediately in stores and online at for $79.99.

MAGIX Music Studio 11 deluxe, the best-selling music creation software for the PC worldwide (1), has surpassed its already extensive feature list with exciting new features:

--  JamSession Mode: with advances in recording automation, people
    recording at home can now simply start jamming and rely on the software to
    choose the instruments and effects.  In addition, for the first time, the
    famous sample player, "Sample Tank MX" from the renowned software house IK
    Multimedia, is included.
--  Mastering Suite: delivers music studio sound at the touch of a button.
    Give your recordings a professional, impressive sound at home.  The
    software incorporates experience and feedback provided by international
    music studio professionals, who have used the product throughout the last
    10 years.  It also offers powerful studio sound with four mastering
--  New effects: include the parametric 4-band equalizer for perfect
    tuning and VariVerb for excellent stereo reverb, which provide a well-
    tempered sound. The BitMachine, free when registering your product, lets
    you mix in old-style lo-fi sounds from the early days of music into your
Task Assistant Makes Music Studio 11 deluxe Easy to Use

Even with all the advanced features, MAGIX Music Studio 11 deluxe is still extremely easy to use. The Task Assistant quickly walks you through the basics of the program, explaining the most important functions through short videos. Although easy enough for home users and amateur musicians, Music Studio 11 deluxe is advanced enough for semi-professional and professional movie and video producers, who take advantage of the power of the software to create perfect soundtracks employing MAGIX's new advanced features, such as professional sound overdubbing.

Available immediately, MAGIX Music Studio 11 deluxe is priced at $79.99 available through the retail channel and online at


MAGIX is an international provider of software, online services and digital content for the use of multimedia products and services in personal communication. MAGIX provides private and professional users with a range of technologically sophisticated and at the same time user-friendly software, online services and digital content for the design, editing, presentation and archiving of digital photos, videos and music. MAGIX's products are principally directed at private users. Moreover, MAGIX licenses professional software to commercial users such as music producers and television and radio broadcasting companies. In 2005, based on sales of products through retail distribution of photographic, music and video software, MAGIX held a leading market position in Germany and various other European countries, and was one of the three leading market players in the USA.

(1) Refers to the amount of software products sold by European and US retailers in the segments "Photo Software," "Video Software" and "Music Software." According to the monthly measurement by NPD Data Charts US, Media Control Germany (PC/CD-ROM non-games), GfK charts Benelux, France, Spain, Italy; Chart Track UK. MAGIX sold more products than any other publisher in this segment in the time period from January 2005 to March 2006.


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