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Magix Music Maker 2016

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  • Date Added:
    Oct. 22, 2015
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    Free to try (30-day trial); $59.99 to buy (Buy it now)

Editors' Review


Magix Music Maker 2015 offers studio-quality multitrack music production capabilities in an easy-to-use package. You can drag and drop songs and other files into it, record and mix high-resolution audio, and publish your tunes on sites like SoundCloud. The full version has 99 tracks and more than 3,000 clips and loops in a wide range of musical genres and styles, with more available online. New features include analog synths and dubstep and hip-hop drums.


Unique layout: Music Maker's layout is quite unique and much more efficient than similar tools we've tried. For example, each track has individual Solo, Mute, and Record buttons, as well as an effects (FX) menu.

Quick start: A quick start splash screen and a welcome screen made it easy to open existing projects, start a new one, and load demos and video tutorials. We could create music by dragging and dropping tunes, record music using a microphone or other inputs, mix tunes using preconfigured templates, and publish and share music online.

Fun: Features like drag and drop keep Music Maker fun to use.

Extended trial: You can extend the seven-day, feature-limited free trial period to 30 days by registering.


Nags: The free trial involves clicking through frequent and consecutive nag screens.

Bottom Line

Magix Music Maker 2015 creates pro-quality music. It's easy to use, too, and that spells fun.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Magix Music Maker 2015.

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1 stars

"Sorry but no more trust in this"

December 19, 2015  |  By I seethisname

2015-12-19 10:38:08  |  By I seethisname

 |  Version: Magix Music Maker 2016 2016


Great interface and easy to read....More room and time for creativity. Easy to learn and no so many buttons, sliders and knobs to figure out.


Buggy.....Buggy......Buggy. Dont install WINDOWS 10 after installing MMM (any version)


I've been a customer since 2005 and have always been happy with MMM except for a few minor problems such as the piano not working as well. But now, since installing windows 10 after MMM2015 was installed, messed up the installation pretty bad! Under the midi instruments, my Vita solo instruments no longer work and there is no work around. It will require another activation however when you click on takes you to a website that has no English translation.
EdiThe track window data is not in sync with the curser. When you edit a track and record an does not record in the right spot and must manually be adjusted. The mixer keeps changing the volumes you set it at.'s a mess. I tried reverting back to as far as 2013, but nothing helped. I dont know who to blame...Windows 10 or Magix for not responding to my tech help emails!

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1 stars

"More buggy than previous versions"

November 08, 2015

2015-11-08 07:01:21

 |  Version: Magix Music Maker 2016 2016


Another take on music production
Initial start fantastique


Too buggy
Creativity often lost
Suddenly forgets the instrument in the midi track with all it's initial settings
Suddenly deletes half the arrangement after midi edit (able to redo this error af revert of save)
If your production takes more than 32 bars, it slows down and crashes often... this goes for all versions of MMM.
Crash, crash, crash


Just wish these Germans would get their act together and reprogram this app for good. There are DLL's from 1998!!! That was when Windows 95 and 98 was roaming!!! No wonder it's one big crash.
I really love their ideas and work flow they offer. But the execution ... OMG ... it's poor. Virtually as buggy as ... yes, Windows 95.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 2016
- MAGIX Audio Remote:Connect your smartphone or tablet with Music Maker and play the virtual instruments via app and WiFi
- Drag and drop to arrange professionallyproduced loops & sounds from the most popular modern music genres
- The new Soundpools: Hip Hop, 80s, Techno, Rock Pop, Chillout, Deep House
- New virtual instruments: Cinematic Synth & Accordion
- Newly designed effects: Touch-optimized and even easier to use
- Legendary: The "Drum Engine" drum machine is back
Publisher Magix Software
Publisher web site
Release Date October 16, 2015
Date Added October 22, 2015
Version 2016
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Audio Production & Recording Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 414.6MB
File Name music_maker_2016_dlv_cnet_us_20151021_13-43.exe
Total Downloads 2,090,373
Downloads Last Week 1,187
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $59.99

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