RealTracks replace the MIDI track for that instrument, and can be controlled just like the MIDI instrument (volume changes, muting etc.). Best of all, they follow the chord progression that you have entered, so that you hear an authentic audio accompaniment to your song. For example, with a simple right-click, you can turn your MIDI guitar into a beautiful finger picking guitar part, and turn those MIDI strings into a real violinist playing a real violin! These are not “samples,” but are full recordings, lasting from 1 to 8 bars at a time, playing along in perfect sync with the other Band-in-a-Box tracks. RealTracks can be assigned to play on any Band-in-a-Box track (guitar, bass, etc.), and you can select up to seven different RealTracks in one song. RealTracks can also be built in to the style, replacing the MIDI bass, guitar, piano, or strings part in that style. In addition, you can also use the Soloist to generate RealTracks.
Adding a real instrument to the mix makes all of the Band-in-a-Box and PowerTracks MIDI parts sound more authentic -add up to seven and the results are phenomenal. RealTracks add an exciting human element to your Band-in-a-Box and PowerTracks Pro Audio arrangements, but that's just the beginning. They can be used for all kinds of recordings. Record the live audio output of RealTracks through a mixer, or export RealTracks tracks as wave files for use with most popular audio programs. Program RealTracks to play rests as well as tempo changes and some variations in playing styles. You'll want to use RealTracks in all of your recording projects... and you can!
RealTracks Set 1 is included in the Pro version of Band-in-a-Box 2008 and higher for Windows.
RealTracks Sets 1-3 are included with the Band-in-a-Box MegaPAK for Windows
ALL of the RealTracks Sets (1-9) are included with the Band-in-a-Box SuperPAK or UltraPAK.
7-Acoustic Jazz Bass & Rock Sax
9-Country Electric Guitar
11-All Bluegrass (Rhythms)
12-All Bluegrass (Solos)
13- "Older" Jazz Swing
14-Mainstream Swing - Rhythm Section
15-Mainstream Swing – Soloists
16-Bossa - Rhythm Section
17-Bossa - Soloists
18-Jazz Ballad - Rhythm Section
19-Jazz Ballad - Soloists
20-Dual Rock Guitars
21-Clean Strat Rock
22-Funk & Pop Bass
23-Pop Acoustic Guitar
24-Pop Swing 8ths Guitar
25-Pop Swing 8ths Bass 1
26- Pop Swing 8ths Bass 2
27-"Dreamy" Pop Guitar
30-Freddie and Wes: Jazz Guitar Comping
31-Blues (Slow Swing)
32-Blues (Slow Even 8ths)
Hard Disk space: Minimum 400 MB. More space is required for RealTracks and RealDrums, about 1 GB per set.