This makes no sense. I'm able to open mp3 files with Sound Forge, but not Acid Pro? I have to work with mp3 files all the time. Magix advertised the program to be able to work with mp3. Now that I have it up on my computer, it won't even recognize mp3's. NOT HAPPY!
First, I have to say I don't own Acid so am not able to directly answer your question, but not all mp3s are created "equal". There are so many possible "variations" in the creation of them: bit rates, sampling frequencies, CBR, VBR, stereo, mono, etc., etc.
So, is it every mp3 of whatever type that fails to be recognised?
One other thought: I assume you are running a full, purchased, version of Acid Pro 8, not just the trial? If it is the full version have you downloaded all the additional content for the program? Perhaps that includes an add-on needed for mp3s?
So, are you confirming you are using the Trial version? If so, I don't think it is unreasonable for Magix to not include in that trial everything that is in the full, purchased version. It is certainly the case for all the Magix programs that I use: trial versions are intended to give a "flavour" of the full apps, not to be the full apps.
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