ShiChuang Software | Aria Maestosa 1.4.12 Multilingual + Portable | 32 MB
Aria Maestosa is a software application that can be used in order to create and edit MIDI songs, record input, as well as draw notes and play audio tracks. Clear-cut tool that enables you to create new MID files, as well as import and edit them, add notes, play songs and record audio input, with a minimal amount of effort.
The setup process does not last very long and runs quite smoothly, while the interface encloses a well-organized design. It is comprised of a menu bar, several buttons and a pane in which to display the score from the uploaded song. Comprehensive documentation is provided, while all user categories can easily work with Aria Maestosa.
Create new songs or import them
It is possible to create new songs, by inputting properties such as song name, copyright message, default key signature (none, sharps or flats), tempo and time signature.
In addition to that, it is possible to import and export MID files, and save projects in an ARIA format, so that you can easily open and adjust them at a later date.
Add notes, adjust volume and play /audio track
With just a few clicks, you can easily add notes, snap them to the grid, as well as remove the overlapping ones. Tracks can be added, duplicated or deleted with ease, while you can add new notes with just a click of the button, and adjust the volume for each and every note.
With the help of the incorporated playback buttons, it is possible to play an audio track, stop or loop it, as well as record input.
Conclusion and performance
To sum up, Aria Maestosa is a pretty efficient software solution for creating and editing MID files. The interface is dedicated to all users, the response time is good and there are sufficient options to keep you busy for quite a while. The system's performance is not going to be burdened and it did not pop any errors or freeze in our tests.
Whats New in version 1.4.12:
Add mute and solo buttons
Added support for recording from MIDI keyboard/instrument
Support looping playback
Under Mac OS X, add support for selecting soundfont
Added support for multiple program changes (multiple instruments per track)
Support sending midi output to external devices
Improve selection to preview which notes are included
Auto-extend song length when moving notes past end
Support for importing lyrics events (not yet for editing them)
Nicer symbols on printed scores
Fixed reading files with accents in their name on ShiChuang
Added ability to drag-duplicate notes
Allow entering precise values in the controller editor
Allow finer pitch bends
New translations (Russian, Portuguese)
Add option to check online for new versions of Aria
More bugfixes and minor improvements
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