“Captain can inspire you. I’m using it every day and showing my friends. Captain Melody is super convenient for songwriting. I love the color feature that tells you how stable the note is in the scale. It’s also cool to see what melodies are suggested when you are looking for a new idea.”
“This is totally for me. I can take ideas that I play on violin, drop them into Captain Plugins, and come out with a super chordal sequence that I couldn’t come up with on my own.
Captain Plugins will take your music production to the next level.”
“I’m loving Captain Plugins and I used it on two tracks. It’s a super cool plugin. I just love that it promotes inspiration. It’s the perfect spot to get ideas going. I’m always looking for that spark of creativity and Captain always provides that!”
“I love the Captain plugins by Mixed In Key. They really help facilitate programming in a streamlined way. I am able to produce quickly and efficiently while on-the-go.”
“If you’re writing chords, this is a must-have plugin. It’s faster than working on the keyboard and you can be more creative and just let your creativity come out.”
“Captain Chords is an essential tool for modern composing. I love the new strum feature”
“Captain Chords helps you add color and mood to underground tracks. It’s amazing.”
“These plugins close the door on the past.”
“Captain helps you focus on the creative aspect of making music. There are super-dope sounds. I just made a track in Captain Chords” – Johnny.
“For me, it’s all about the song. Finding the right chords and feeling is the most important part to making a smash track. Captain gives you the tools you need to push boundaries in your songwriting.”
“Captain chords and melodies has helped us in writing better songs in more creative and efficient ways. Amazing tools, a must have for every producer”
“Captain Chords helps me go where I’ve never been before. I’ve been a songwriter for 15 years, and Captain is helping me renew my inspiration.”
Magic Record helps you find your melody regardless of key, scale or keyboard ability. Easily avoid playing wrong notes while also seeing what fits the scale best.
We invented and patented the Pegasus workflow to help you write hit melodies. Use it in Captain Melody to speed up your workflow.
Captain Melody gives you the tools to express your own ideas and write great melodies. You can create, edit and re-shape your own melodies to make them as memorable as possible.
Do you want to write a hit track? You’ll need a memorable hook. Captain Melody inspires you to write hooks you never could on your own.
For example, David Guetta wrote the melody and chords for this remix using Captain Chords and Captain Melody.
With Captain Melody 3.0 you’ll gain access to 6 songwriting tools that are unlike anything else on the market.
We’ve done a huge amount of beta-testing on Captain Melody with David Guetta. He provided his comments and helped make the plugin better.
You can edit MIDI notes inside the plugin. It’s like a mini-DAW running inside your DAW. You can edit your melody and see how it affects the harmonic tension with your chord progression created in Captain Chords.
Blue notes represent the most consonant chord tones, while green adds a bit more flavor and yellow provides the most tension. This x-ray vision into chord tension is a great way to develop your own musical palate and see what works best for you.
Compatible with Ableton Live, Logic, FL Studio and other DAWS. Start using Captain Melody right now.
When you update Captain Chords, you’ll see an updated Tension map in Captain Melody. You will see the relationship between different parts that you’ve written.
Melody writing is easier when it fits the harmony. We thought about that, and made these plugins great at getting along with each other.
Now it’s getting really crazy, by using the Lanes tab within the Idea Tool you can reshape the very fabric of your melodies. Focusing on different intervals throughout a melody can emphasizes and highlight different emotions. Find your own personal way of communicating sadness, joy, and happiness.
Melody 3.0 includes a randomization button. You can click it any time to try out a randomly generated version of your current selection. It’s an amazing way to fast-track inspiration.
MIDI edit the result until you love it.
Captain Plugins on-board sound bank just got bigger. A range of brand new sounds designed by our team of sound design experts will add magic to your compositions.
Connect Captain Plugins with Kontakt, Massive, Spire, Sylenth, Serum, Roland Cloud, Omnisphere and more.
You can route the MIDI output from Captain Chords into all VST and AU units in real-time. Compose the notes inside Captain Chords, but play them with your favorite synth. It’s super easy to establish a connection.
“Captain Plugins is a highly productive harmonic and melodic toolkit for experienced musicians and total newcomers to composition alike. Winner of the Innovation Award.”
“Thrilling melodies and chords to help you build a solid foundation for your songs. We are making a clear Buy recommendation.”
“These plugins close the door on the past.”
You’ll get Captain Melody + Captain Chords + Captain Play + Captain Deep for Mac and Windows. 👌
The maximum power option. Use Odesi as a stanadlone to write music, and combine that with Captain Plugins inside your favorite DAW. If you’re starting a song from scratch, Odesi will help you express your ideas faster.
If you’re working with an existing session, adding the Captain Plugins is a huge time-saver to speed up your workflow. Enjoy using both products side-by-side.
On Mac, we officially support Ableton Live, Logic Pro X, FL Studio and Cubase on Mac OS 10.10.5 and higher.
On Windows, we support Ableton Live, FL Studio and Cubase.
For a complete listing of DAWs click here.
Yes. Make a rhythm you like, select all notes, and click “Root” magic button inside the “Move” tool. This will reset the pitch of all notes to play along with your chords. This is identical to the old Captain Deep’s “Follow the Chords” tool.
There are 249 custom sounds designed for Captain. You can use built-in Leads, Plucks, Basslines, Guitars, Pads, and more. All the sounds were sourced from Spotify Top 100 charts and Beatport Top 100 charts from different genres. It’s a quick way to audition how your MIDI notes will sound with different instruments. You’re welcome to use the sounds in your own productions.
Yes, you can route MIDI to your favorite VST synths. For example, you can use Captain with Serum, Massive, Sylenth, Kontakt patches, and every other VST installed on your computer.
You can also use your favorite external hardware, like Moog Synthesizers, Prophets, and anything else that supports the MIDI protocol.
You can use Captain plugins offline to play the MIDI you’ve already written. However, you need to be connected to the Internet to write new MIDI notes inside the plugins themselves. Our generators require Internet access.
So what happens when you’re on a laptop, flying on an airplane? You can write MIDI notes inside Live and play them using Captain plugins, but you won’t be able to generate a new chord progression using our User Interface. Internet is becoming common everywhere, even in the sky. Most studios have wifi. This requirement is usually not a problem.
The same people created all 3 products.
Next, we created Odesi to help you sketch musical ideas, and write the core foundation of every track.
Captain Plugins are an evolution of Odesi. We took the technology inside Odesi and broke it apart into “modular” VSTs that you can add to individual MIDI channels. You can put Captain Chords on a new MIDI channel inside Ableton Live, Captain Melody on your Melody channel, and so on. Captain Plugins are like smaller versions of Odesi that run inside your favorite DAW like Ableton Live or Logic.
|Ableton Live||9, 10||Ableton Live||9, 10|
|FL Studio||20||FL Studio||20|
|Not officially supported, but appears stable.|
|Bitwig Studio||2||Bitwig Studio||2|
|Digital Performer||10||Digital Performer||10|
|Pro Tools*||12||Pro Tools*||12|
|Studio One||4||Studio One||4|
*Midi Routing may not work. BlueCat Audio Patchwork may be needed in some instances.
Using Captain Plugins on a different DAW? We would love to hear from you. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know your thoughts on it.
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