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Anvil Studio 2019.02.01

Create songs with extensive MIDI and Audio editing capabilities

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Anvil Studio screenshotAnvil Studio is a free utility for Microsoft Windows computers designed for users who are in need to compose, record, play or sequence music using Audio and MIDI equipment. In addition, the program allows you to use the optional Print-Sheet function for printing sheet music directly from standard MIDI files.

Anvil Studio is a powerful and useful tool for editors, being able to support a wide range of items, including Percussions, Piano Roll, Lyrics, Staff, Audio, Loops, Events, and many more. the application supports WAV and standard .MID audio files.An extensive Help module is integrated into the application.

Moreover, Anvil Studio comes with a built-in Piano Roll or Rhythm editor which provides multi-level loops, dynamic editing capabilities, various notes, and many more.

Anvil Studio allows you to use external MIDI devices for adding notes. The application allows you to add notes from a wide array of sources, including on-screen guitar fret board, on-screen piano keyboard, etc. the percussion standard notation will be handled by the included percussion editor.

Anvil Studio allows you to run several instances in order to copy and paste between two different song files. the notes will be aligned with measures and beats. In addition, the application supports Virtual Instruments and low latency ASIO utilities.

Anvil Studio is able to display up to 25 tracks of data simultaneously and provides a wide variety of controls and effects, including Solo, device, pan, fader, Per-track On, Mute,channel, instrument, and many other effects controls. Large MIDI files are quickly loaded into the application and can be easily handled.

This utility also includes a Metronome with lead-in, tempo, and accent beat attributes. Cue marks for easy access to certain parts of a song can be added as well. The duration of .MID files can be decreased by using the File or Truncate menu. You can copy tracks among .MID files by using the File or Merge Song menu.

Anvil Studio enables you to add music notation to your tracks, such as crescendo, fermata, D.C., D.S., prima volta, seconda volta, mf, mp, slur, decrescendo, repeat, trill, coda, segno, pp, p, f, ff, and more. in addition, you can define custom keyboard shortcuts for using the program.

The Free version of Anvil Studio comes with built-in patch-library support for sound cards that are compatible with SoundFont. The Tascam US-428 External Mixing console is supported as well.

By using the Free version of Anvil Studio, you will be able to record or edit a single, stereo or mono, audio track with the duration of one minute. The Windows Audio Format Converters allows you to import / export WMA files or any other audio format. Audio files can be also mixed with various formats.

Anvil Studio includes a series of controls that will assist you in the configuration of your sound card. The program, also lets you combine all your tracks into a single .WAV file.

Anvil Studio comes with a set of audio effects and filters, including third-party ulectX effects, native EQ, native reverb, volume change, filtering, normalize, band-pass, pitch change, zero-range, pan, reverse, high-pass, low-pass, and band-stop. In addition, the program includes VU meters, Pan, Per-sample Volume and Reverb controls.

By using Anvil Studio, you will be able to split a stereo audio track into two different mono tracks. A function that allows you to zoom in to the sample level is available, as well.


  • The application features good error reporting capabilities in case of software crashes.
  • The program integrates a wide array of instruments and features.


  • The user interface has an outdated design.
  • Sometimes may be a bit hard to figure out how to perform simple tasks.
Name Anvil Studio
Version 2019.02.01
Developer | see all products from this developer
Product Homepage Anvil Studio
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 13
All Time Downloads 2,084
Filename asinstall.exe
Filesize 3.6MB
MD5 Checksum 7A8F5C508D7D68273B097839246149EE
OS Support Windows All
Category Audio & Video

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BadgeAnvil Studio has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
Anvil Studio 2019.02.01 March 05, 2019 - Latest Version
Anvil Studio 2016.02.04 February 29, 2016
Anvil Studio 2016.01.04 February 16, 2016
Anvil Studio 2015.12.02 January 21, 2016
Anvil Studio 2015.12.01 January 07, 2016

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