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Songwriting (2 viewing)
Discussions, Tips-n-Tricks, Resources and Questions about Songwriting
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(LPman) - 12/07/18 01:15 AM
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Xtra Styles PAK 5 Song contest - August 2018
Xtra Styles song submissions for the 2018 (August-Sept) contest
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2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed (2 viewing)
Xtra Styles song submissions from the 2016 and 2017 (July-August) contests. The contests are now closed.
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Woodshedding - Learning to Play! (1 viewing)
Musical Discussions about learning to play an instrument, helpful DVD's, teachers, theory, gear and more...
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(lambada) - 12/05/18 12:09 AM
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Pearls of Wisdom
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I just heard Band-in-a-Box on YouTube (2 viewing)
See, hear and help to publicize how Band-in-a-Box is used on YouTube and other sites.
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(mrgeeze) - 11/10/18 09:57 AM
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Best of YouTube (2 viewing)
Videos related to music (instruction, performance, mixing tips etc.)
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Help! Tech S.O.S (Off topic) (2 viewing)
General technical questions regarding computers or music equipment.
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Beginners Forum (5 viewing)
Discussions and resources for beginners to Band-in-a-Box or music tech in general
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(VideoTrack) - Today at 02:30 AM
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Band-in-a-Box for Windows (106 viewing)
Discussion forum for the Windows version of Band-in-a-Box.
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Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh (13 viewing)
Discussion forum for the Macintosh version of Band-in-a-Box.
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RealBand (16 viewing)
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PowerTracks Pro Audio (4 viewing)
Discussion forum for PowerTracks Pro Audio users.
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Using Line 6 FBV Control
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Other PG Music Programs (1 viewing)
Discussion forum for all PG Music programs other than Band-in-a-Box, PowerTracks, and RealBand.
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User-to-User
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UserTracks (and other add-ons) (5 viewing)
Discussions about making your own add-ons for Band-in-a-Box, including UserTracks, Styles, RealDrums, Plugins, VST Plugins, Add-on songs/exercises, Artist Performances and Loops.
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UserTracks Wishlist
UserTracks are user-created RealTracks. Use this forum to post requests to other users for specific styles you want.
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Post your own Tips and Tricks here (4 viewing)
Use this forum to share your technical tips and tricks related to PG Music software, or to write your own tutorials. Note: Post questions in the PG Music Product Forums instead.
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My Favorite Things
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Pre-Sales FAQ
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Band-in-a-Box for Windows FAQ
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How do I install my Band-in-a-Box program?
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Band-in-a-Box for Mac FAQ
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting
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(jazzsax) - 12/04/18 11:07 AM
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RealBand for Windows FAQ
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting
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(silvertones) - 11/10/18 11:59 AM
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(silvertones) - 11/10/18 11:59 AM
PowerTracks Pro Audio for Windows FAQ
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting
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I'm having trouble with my PowerTracks for Windows program.
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Other Products FAQ
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting for Windows and Mac products other than Band-in-a-Box and RealBand.
Last Post I'm having trouble with my program. How should I proceed?
(Alyssa - PG Music) - 10/01/18 01:21 PM
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I'm having trouble with my program. How should I proceed?
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Requests For New FAQs (2 viewing)
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(Alyssa - PG Music) - 11/06/18 12:42 PM
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I'd like to request an FAQ for a topic not yet covered!
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PG Music Wishlists
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Band-in-a-Box Wishlist (19 viewing)
Wishlist for Band-in-a-Box for Windows and Macintosh
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(Charlie Fogle) - Today at 04:15 AM
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Songs to add to Band-in-a-Box Titles database (1 viewing)
Your suggestions for songs to add to the Band-in-a-Box Song Title Browser.
Last Post Re: Country songs to add (use this thread to add any country song)
(Jim Fogle) - 11/26/18 06:13 PM
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RealBand Wishlist (1 viewing)
RealBand wishlist and new feature suggestions.
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(Ian Ferrin) - 12/06/18 01:14 PM
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Contemporary Christian stuck in 90s in BIAB
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PowerTracks Pro Audio Wishlist
Wishlist for PowerTracks Pro Audio.
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(silvertones) - 11/16/18 07:37 AM
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(silvertones) - 11/16/18 07:37 AM
Styles and RealTracks Wishlist
Wishlist for Band-in-a-Box styles and RealTracks. Note, you can also request styles and RealTracks from other users: UserTracks Wishlist forum
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(MarioD) - Today at 05:38 PM
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Other Programs Wishlist
Wishlist for other PG Music programs. This includes the Pianist/Performance Series and the MasterClass Series.
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(Jim Fogle) - 10/15/18 04:51 PM
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(Jim Fogle) - 10/15/18 04:51 PM
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Deutsches Band-in-a-Box User Forum (4 viewing)
Willkommen zu Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligente Musiksoftware für Ihren Multimedia-Computer"
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České a Slovenské Band-in-a-Box uživatelské fórum
Vítejte do Band-in-a-Box! Inteligentního hudebního doprovodného programu
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Forum degli utenti italiani di Band-in-a-Box
Benvenuti in Band-in-a-Box! "Software di Accompagnamento Musicale Intelligente per il tuo Computer"
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Band-in-a-Box Svenskt användarforum
Välkommen till Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligent Musikackompanjemangsprogram för din Multimediadator"
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Band-in-a-Box 2018 Svensk manual
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Forum des Utilisateurs Français de Band-in-a-Box (1 viewing)
Bienvenue dans Band-in-a-Box! "Logiciel d'accompagnement musical intelligent pour ordinateur multimédia"
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Foro para el usuario de Band-in-a-Box en Español (2 viewing)
Bienvenido a Band-in-a-Box! "Software Musical de Acompañamiento Inteligente para su Computadora Multimedia"
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Forum dos Usuários do Band-in-a-Box em Português
Bem-vindo ao Band-in-a-Box! "Programa de Acompanhamento Musical Inteligente para o seu Computador Muiltimídia"
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Band-in-a-Box 2019
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Band-in-a-Box Nederlands Gebruikers Forum (1 viewing)
Welkom bij Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligente Muziek Begeleidings Software voor uw Multimedia Computer"
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Band-in-a-Box で作った曲を是非聞かせてください
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PG Music News
RealBand 2019 - A New Look!

Have you opened up your RealBand 2019 yet? You may notice that we've given it a fresh new look! In fact, there are now 3 different looks to RealBand.

See for yourself! Within the program, visit Options | Icon Set and choose from: Classic, Modern 1, or Modern 2.

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows - Choosing to Run 64-bit or 32-bit

We heard you! With the release of Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows we've included the BRAND NEW 64-bit version of Band-in-a-Box®, which works well with the latest plugins and 64-bit OS features! Because not everyone has a 64-bit computer, we include both the 64-bit and 32-bit versions with your purchase - you choose which one to use!

By default, when you install your Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows the 32-bit version will run.

The steps to run the 64-bit version are simple! Just head to your "bb" folder and choose the "bbw64" icon - you'll notice that the Band-in-a-Box® "splash screen" will state "64-bit" as the program opens.
(and if you open the 32-bit version, the "splash screen" will state "32-bit")

Still not certain which version you're running? Within the program, go to Help | About Band-in-a-Box - it'll either state:

Band-in-a-Box® for Windows
Version 2019 (604)
<--- the number in brackets is the build number - this will change as new patch updates are released
64 bit application

or:

Band-in-a-Box® for Windows
Version 2019 (604)
<--- the number in brackets is the build number - this will change as new patch updates are released
32 bit application

We hope everyone who can is enjoying their Band-in-a-Box® 2019 64-bit version for Windows!

NEW! Style-style-style Additions and Enhancements in Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows!

With over 64 new features and enhancements in Band-in-a-Box® 2019, we've made sure to add to, enhance, and update some of the Style features within the program: StylePicker, StyleMaker, and Song Titles browser within the StylePicker!

StylePicker Enhancements:
-If the style list needs rebuild, it tells you that within the StylePicker, instead of a message that requires a response.
-The rebuild is faster than before by 75%. It takes 1/4 of the time now.
-While the style list is being rebuilt, you can see the progress inside the StylePicker.
-The style list can be filtered by a specific RealTracks/RealDrums/MIDI SuperTracks or RealTracks/MIDI SuperTracks in a certain number range.
-You can filter the style list by a specific Xtra Styles PAK.
-The dialog to select an Xtra Styles PAK has a button to take you to the PG Music website that shows information about Xtra Styles PAKs.
-The StylePicker can list all styles (including N/A styles) in the default display.
-The Set number display is improved, including sort by type and Xtra styles.

StyleMaker Improvements:

-The new MIDI velocity offset allows you to make styles with altered loudness for MIDI tracks.
-Styles can be saved with information like a memo, examples, genres, and more, which will be displayed in the StylePicker.
-You can import information from another style. This is useful when you are making a similar style.
-A style can have a huge number of RealTracks (up to 70!) because the StyleMaker now supports RealTracks multi/medley feature, which allows a single track to have up to 10 simultaneous playing of RealTracks.

Song Titles Browser Enhancement

-We’ve added 300 more song titles including requests from users, so there are now over 10,600 titles.
-The chord density filter is available, and it’s also displayed in the memo.
-The chord complexity filter is available.

Review all the new features of Band-in-a-Box® 2019 here.

NEW! Traditional Celtic Tunes with Artist Performance Set 9: Celtic Flute with Geoff Kelly

Purchase Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows during our special (which ends December 31st), and you can add the 49-PAK to your order for just $49!

Among the great Add-ons included in the 49-PAK is our Artist Performance Set 9: Celtic Flute with Geoff Kelly, which includes 18 traditional Celtic tunes! You'll find beautifully performed songs like Boys of Bluehill, The Cliffs of Moher, Harvest Home, Rolling in the Rye Glass, and more!

The Celtic RealTracks backing up performances by Geoff Kelly sound amazing, and so do the duets with previous Artist Performance musician Daniel Lapp (on fiddle)! Listen to all the demos for these Artists Performances near the bottom of our Bonus PAKs page, here.

Here's a taste: Demo: Rolling in the Rye Grass

The Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Bonus PAKs!

Purchase Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows during our special (which ends December 31st), and you'll receive a FREE Bonus PAK overflowing with great Add-ons, including MIDI SuperTracks Set 28: Pop Basses with 6 MIDI SuperTracks, 21 RealDrums Transcriptions, 120 guitar licks and riffs in Instrumental Studies 7: Brent Mason 12-key CountryPop Guitar Licks, and 15 new MIDI Styles!

Or, upgrade it to the 49-PAK for just $49 and you'll add 40 UNRELEASED RealTracks, 10 "Low Man" & Re-amped "12-Key" Metal/Thrash Electric Guitar RealTracks, 6 more MIDI SuperTracks with Set 29: More Organ, Piano & Accordion, 120 more guitar licks and riffs with Instrumental Studies 8: Brent Mason 12-key Train-Beat Licks, 15 more MIDI Styles, and Artist Performance Set 9: Celtic Flute with Geoff Kelly!

Watch the video highlighting our 49-PAK here, or listen to demos and learn more here.

Free Bonus PAK Contents:
-Look Ma! More MIDI 1
-21 RealDrums Transcriptions
-MIDI SuperTracks Set 28: Pop Basses
-Instrumental Studies 7: Brent Mason 12-key CountryPop Guitar Licks

2019 49-PAK Contents:
-40 Bonus RealTracks!
-10 "Low Man" and Re-amped "12-Key" Metal/Thrash Electric Guitar RealTracks
-Artist Performance Set 9: Celtic Flute with Geoff Kelly
-Instrumental Studies 8: Brent Mason 12-key Train-Beat Licks
-Look Ma! More MIDI 2
-MIDI SuperTracks Set 29: More Organ, Piano & Accordion

Video - Band-in-a-Box® 2019 - Everything You Need to Know in Under 6 Minutes!

Get to know the new Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows with our Band-in-a-Box® 2019 - Everything You Need to Know in Under 6 Minutes! video: Click here to watch...

RealBand 2019 is Here!

We've added over 30 new features to RealBand 2019, including Notation Window enhancements, Tracks Window enhancements, StylePicker enhancements - and more! Learn all about this new version here.

Snag your copy of RealBand 2019 with your Band-in-a-Box® for Windows purchase - upgrades on SALE until December 31st - save up to 40%! View all Band-in-a-Box® for Windows purchase options here.

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