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Songwriting (2 viewing)
Discussions, Tips-n-Tricks, Resources and Questions about Songwriting
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Rick Beato - The Beato Book
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Off-Topic (24 viewing)
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Band-in-a-Box for Windows (19 viewing)
Discussion forum for the Windows version of Band-in-a-Box.
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Band-in-a-Box VST and Pro Tools/AAX DAW Plugin (Windows)
Discussions about the DAW plugin included with Band-in-a-Box.
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(Pipeline) - 10/17/21 04:45 AM
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Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh (2 viewing)
Discussion forum for the Macintosh version of Band-in-a-Box.
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Band-in-a-Box VST/AU and Pro Tools/AAX DAW Plugin (Mac)
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(Simon - PG Music) - 10/08/21 09:38 AM
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Discussion forum for PowerTracks Pro Audio users.
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(panworks) - 10/14/21 04:37 PM
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Other PG Music Programs
Discussion forum for all PG Music programs other than Band-in-a-Box, PowerTracks, and RealBand.
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(Brille) - 08/13/21 03:01 AM
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(Pipeline) - Today at 01:39 PM
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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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(Jim Fogle) - 09/06/21 12:51 PM
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(Del) - 10/17/21 02:21 PM
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(MoveToGroove) - 10/13/21 07:39 AM
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Pre-Sales FAQ
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(Matt Finley) - 05/07/21 09:19 AM
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Re: Eighth note triplets in notation
(Matt Finley) - 05/07/21 09:19 AM
Band-in-a-Box for Windows FAQ (1 viewing)
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting
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(Matt Finley) - Today at 08:19 PM
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Re: Can't here more than 4 notes from midi keyboard
(Matt Finley) - Today at 08:19 PM
Band-in-a-Box DAW Plugin for Windows FAQ
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting
Last Post Re: DAW Plugin not Auditioning
(Chantelle - PG Music) - 09/15/21 06:12 AM
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Re: DAW Plugin not Auditioning
(Chantelle - PG Music) - 09/15/21 06:12 AM
Band-in-a-Box for Mac FAQ
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting
Last Post Re: Can't Open Older Files in BIAB 2021
(Chantelle - PG Music) - 09/29/21 12:18 PM
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Re: Can't Open Older Files in BIAB 2021
(Chantelle - PG Music) - 09/29/21 12:18 PM
Band-in-a-Box DAW Plugin for Mac FAQ
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting
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RealBand for Windows FAQ
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting
Last Post Re: Rerouting effects in Real Band
(rharv) - 05/21/21 01:49 PM
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Re: Rerouting effects in Real Band
(rharv) - 05/21/21 01:49 PM
PowerTracks Pro Audio for Windows FAQ
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting
Last Post Re: Saving to include vsti settings
(rharv) - 10/11/21 02:08 PM
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Re: Saving to include vsti settings
(rharv) - 10/11/21 02:08 PM
Other Products FAQ
Tech support FAQ and troubleshooting for Windows and Mac products other than Band-in-a-Box and RealBand.
Last Post Re: Android Support
(Chantelle - PG Music) - 05/27/21 08:56 AM
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Re: Android Support
(Chantelle - PG Music) - 05/27/21 08:56 AM
Requests For New FAQs (2 viewing)
Last Post Re: Unable to get sound when trying to play a chord progression.
(Jim Fogle) - 05/30/20 05:19 PM
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PG Music Wishlists
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Band-in-a-Box Wishlist (4 viewing)
Wishlist for Band-in-a-Box for Windows and Macintosh
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(Pipeline) - Today at 03:49 PM
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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 "Funkin' for Jamaica (N.Y.)" by Tom Browne
(MoveToGroove) - 10/13/21 09:16 AM
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"Funkin' for Jamaica (N.Y.)" by Tom Browne
(MoveToGroove) - 10/13/21 09:16 AM
RealBand Wishlist
RealBand wishlist and new feature suggestions.
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PowerTracks Pro Audio Wishlist
Wishlist for PowerTracks Pro Audio.
Last Post Re: Elastique Port Audio Error: 2Resampler Result:0
(Chris Waite) - 06/20/21 03:22 AM
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(Chris Waite) - 06/20/21 03:22 AM
Styles and RealTracks Wishlist (20 viewing)
Wishlist for Band-in-a-Box styles and RealTracks. Note, you can also request styles and RealTracks from other users: UserTracks Wishlist forum
Last Post Re: Changüi (Early Cuban Style)
(Brille) - Yesterday at 12:38 AM
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Other Programs Wishlist (1 viewing)
Wishlist for other PG Music programs. This includes the Pianist/Performance Series and the MasterClass Series.
Last Post Re: Forum: Add File Manager To Private Message Window
(VideoTrack) - 09/27/21 07:16 PM
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(Gause Zdenek) - 07/23/21 10:04 AM
Forum degli utenti italiani di Band-in-a-Box (3 viewing)
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 (1 viewing)
Välkommen till Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligent Musikackompanjemangsprogram för din Multimediadator"
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(Billius) - 07/08/21 11:58 PM
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Hur köpa med Visa kort
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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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Forum dos Usuários do Band-in-a-Box em Português
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Welkom bij Band-in-a-Box! "Intelligente Muziek Begeleidings Software voor uw Multimedia Computer"
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biab 2019 [Resolved]
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Band-in-a-Box & RealBand 2017 한국어 버전
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PG Music News
Enhance Your Band-in-a-Box® 2021 for Windows Installation

Attention Band-in-a-Box® 2021 for Windows users - update for FREE today!

We've added a new "record using" option within the Audio Settings dialog, and updated many existing features based on user feedback.

This free update also includes the most recent build of our DAW Plugin (3.9.12).

Learn more about this free update and download it today.

Ordering Your Band-in-a-Box® is Easy!

When you order any PG Music products directly from www.pgmusic.com (or www.bandinabox.com) you'll receive immediate links to start downloading your order! Even if you choose to have a backup copy of your Band-in-a-Box® packages shipped, you'll still have the download links available to you - no need to wait!

We've made it even easier to get started with Band-in-a-Box® with the Easy Payment Plan 4 - when you choose this payment option you'll pay four equal monthly payments starting on the day of your order.

Choose your Band-in-a-Box® for Windows package & order here.

Using Mac? Order here.

When you get to the checkout, simply click on Select Easy Payment Plan 4 for this product to apply this option.

Note: This only applies to this Band-in-a-Box product, and does not apply to other products that you might have in your order, including the physical backup copy if selected.

Band-in-a-Box® File Associations

You may have noticed when you were installing Band-in-a-Box® for Windows that you were asked if you would like to Associate Band-in-a-Box songs and styles with Band-in-a-Box? But, what does that mean?

It's actually pretty simple - basically, if you select this option while you're installing the program, files with the extensions .SGU, .MGU, and other Band-in-a-Box files will open directly in the program if you select them from outside the program.

Missed this option during your setup, but you'd like to apply it now? Go to File | File Utilities | Associate File types with Explorer within the program.

New Update for RealBand 2021 Available!

Do you use RealBand (included in all Band-in-a-Box® for Windows purchases)? Download the latest free update, which resolves a small viewing issue for Windows 11 users.

When you download the latest update for RealBand 2021, it will add all the updates we've made this year. See the full list here.

Ear Training Games in Band-in-a-Box® for Windows

October 1, 2021 is National Kids Music Day!

Head to the Practice Window in Band-in-a-Box® for Windows, and you'll see fun games that are fun ear training options for kids: Music Replay & Pitch Invasion.

Of course, you don't have to be a kid to like these games, I think there a fun way to learn at any age!

Music Replay is just what it sounds like - the program plays a 1-bar melody, and the user plays it back. Get it right, and you'll keep building that melody (and skill) within the game - get it wrong, and you'll be met with a warning tone and have to try again... it's quite addictive, and a lot of fun!

If you like a classic arcade game, then you'll love Pitch Invasion! We've managed to incorporate aliens with pitch-recognition skills in this exciting game, where you'll match the pitch of the alien ship descending towards your planet trying to destroy your collection of instruments - match the pitch and you've saved your instruments, make a mistake and the ship keeps coming... you'll have a few tries to get it right, if you're quick, but if all your instruments are destroyed - it's game over! The game speeds up as your skills improve, and you'll earn points along the way, with bonus points available throughout the game.

Open up your Band-in-a-Box® for Windows today to give it a try!

These ear training games are also included in Musical Arcade for Windows.

How to Make Backing Tracks with Band-in-a-Box®, by Nick Kellie

Band-in-a-Box® endorsing artist Nick Kellie recently got his hands on the newest Band-in-a-Box® 2021 for Mac, and put together this video showing off just how easy it is to make backing tracks in Band-in-a-Box®!

Band-in-a-Box Demo - How to make backing tracks

The Band-in-a-Box® VST DAW Plugin Works Great in Windows® 11!

Simon did it again - another test in Windows 11! See how well the Band-in-a-Box® VST DAW Plugin works with Windows® 11 in his latest video: The Band-in-a-Box® VST DAW Plugin Works Great in Windows® 11!

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