Состоялся релиз Bitwig Studio 2.4.

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SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

* Windows – Windows 7, 8, or 10 (all in 64-bit)
* Mac – macOS 10.11 (“El Capitan”) or above
* Linux – Ubuntu 17.04 or later

NEW FEATURES

* Sampler overhaul (see section below)
* Program-wide MIDI channel support (see section below)
* New device: Note FX Layer, for stacking note effects as parallel layers
* New device: Channel Filter, for suppressing select MIDI channels
* New device: Channel Map, for remapping select MIDI channels
* New modulator: ParSeq-8, a unique parameter step sequencer
* New modulator: Note Counter, an incrementer for creating swirling modulation patterns
* Tracks can be horizontally resized in the Mix View
* Scenes can be horizontally resized in the Arrange View
* Scenes can be colored
* Global controller takeover modes, to set how hardware controllers and software parameters interact
* On-screen controller visualizations of takeover status, showing the current bank of controls with their parameter values
* Interaction-based hints, displaying all currently available mouse actions
* New Quick Start templates in the Dashboard
* Modulation mappings can now be copied/pasted by various methods
* Updated device: Bit-8 now has new quantization modes, additional parameters, and an optimized layout
* Updated device: HW Instrument now has an MPE mode that outputs note expressions as MIDI channel voice messages and dynamically allocates MIDI channels, if appropriate
* Updated modulator: Steps now has ping-pong looping and pattern generation/processing functions (available via right-click)
* Controller Scripting API now supports USB device detection and communication
* Controller Scripting API now offers graphics API (for passing bitmap data to controllers)
* Added controller support for Novation Launchkey MK2, Launch Control XL, and Launchkey Mini
* Added controller support for Sensel Morph
* Added controller support for MIDIPLUS X2mini, X3mini, X4mini, X6mini, X6pro, and X6pro
* Added controller support for Vault Apex 25, Apex 49, and Apex 61
* Various writings systems are now displayed properly, including: Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Cham, Cherokee, Chinese, Devanagari, Georgian, Gurmukhi, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Runic, Tamil, Telugu, and Thai
* Updated user guide for version 2.4

SAMPLER OVERHAUL

* Repitch playback mode, for traditional sampling
* Cycles playback mode, using wavetable techniques
* Textures playback mode, using granular techniques
* Freeze option () for manually controlling the playhead in any playback mode
* Visual crossfade looping
* Ping-pong looping mode
* One-shot envelope mode now has fade-in and -out controls
* Keyboard tracking can be turned on or off, or set as a percentage
* Detect root key function (from right-click menu) detects sample pitch from the start of the loop region
* Editing playback and loop points snaps to zero crossings by default
* Each Sampler device can load its audio in RAM or play it back from disk
* Updated multisample interface now with a detail view, showing note ranges along with velocity/select ranges for each zone
* Select parameter (*) controls what zones are played at note on
* Zones can crossfade with other zones based on key, velocity, and/or the Select parameter
* Three per-zone modulation sources are available, with modulation amounts set in each zone
* Groups can be created for managing zones
* Round-robin option per zone, to only trigger one matching zone at a time
PROGRAM-WIDE MIDI CHANNEL SUPPORT
* Each track has settings for the incoming MIDI channel(s) it responds to and which channel(s) it writes to
* Layers (such as in the Instrument Layer device) have channel options as well, supporting multitimbral tracks
* Each note stores which channel it plays back on
* MIDI automation lanes are defined by channel
* Layered editing mode can work by channel, with various view/edit options
* Detail Editor Panel provides various note color options, including by clip, by MIDI channel, by pitch class, and by velocity
* The tool menu in the Detail Editor Panel contains an Insert Channel setting as the destination for new notes

IMPROVEMENTS

* Better anti-click fading for audio Launcher clips
* Default anti-click fade time is now set in seconds instead of beats
* Automatic fades for audio clips and events are now applied in additional editing cases
* Last used velocity is applied when drawing a new note
* Linear velocity ramps by can be created by alt-clicking (and then clicking/dragging again adds curvature)
* EQ band-type can now be changed in the GUI by right-clicking
* Right-clicking a modulation source allows you to change its modulation amount(s) from the context menu
* Right-clicking in an empty modulator slot now targets the modulator slot
* Nested device chain channels have a smaller width in the Mixer Panel
* Modulation sources are now sorted in the Inspector Panel
* Browser items can now be added to a collection via the context menu
* Now supports drag and drop of a sample filename from Sampler to the Arranger or Launcher, etc.
* Enhanced device logic for note channels information (Note Echo and Note Latch)
* Expressions modulator now has a smoothing option (was always on before)
* LFO, Steps, and ParSeq-8 now follow the pitch bend when set to track the pitch
* Polysynth devices glide is consistent across different audio interface settings
* Arpeggiator device now holds keys with the sustain pedal (MIDI CC64)
* The Button and Buttons modulators now show their modulation routing button in the Remote Controls pane
* Steps modulator can copy/paste patterns from/to other instances of Steps
* Steps modulator has better visuals when minimized
* Extended filter range in Phase-4 and Polysynth to match Sampler
* Voice settings have moved to device inspector for several instruments (FM-4, Organ, Phase-4, Polysynth, Sampler)
* Pitch bend range used in MPE for plug-ins can now be set in the Device Inspector
* Text editing of parameters is now more robust (only selecting editable values)
* Added unselect-all command to Edit menu, with escape key as premapped shortcut
* Note FX Layer now uses larger LEDs
* Open file starts from the current project directory, or from the standard project directory if the dashboard is shown
* Demos and templates are now under Quick Start in the Dashboard
* Demos and templates can now install required packs automatically
* Improved tooltip display logic
* Added pitch-bend range setting to LinnStrument controller extension
* Updated support for Nektar controllers

FIXES

* Fix bugs in Clip.scrollKeysPageUp/Down via controller API
* It was possible to sometimes get clip contents scrolled out of view on the clip launcher if a project was saved on a hi res monitor and then opened on a low res one
* Step modulator has an offset of 1 when using note advance and smooting
* Error playing back .multisample files which had non-ASCII filenames inside them
* There was no inspector on the second display of the “Dual Display (Studio)” layout
* Fixed certain ASIO input formats
* Corrected note playback behavior for non-overdubbed arranger recording
* Content of looped Audio Clips in Launcher should not be doubled, when using Bounce in Place on them
* Transport.fastForward() and Transport.rewind() did not do anything when the transport was playing
* Devices/modulators with any source routing selected (sidechain, etc) will now never go to sleep
* E-Hat amplitude fluctuated with certain attack/decay settings
* It was possible to get the application into a state where the dashboard could never be shown again
* Fixed auto detection of Korg nanoKONTROL2 on Mac and Linux
* Preserve note-channel (whenever possible) for notes sent to VSTs with the “Use MPE” setting enabled
* Clips visualized on Maschine JAM don’t get turned off when deleting them
* Creating a new project before the audio engine has finished connecting to the existing project could get the application into a state where the engine could not connect to the new project
* Marian Seraph ASIO driver didn’t work
* Crossfade to next clip gets replaced by fade out when cutting clip using knife tool
* Delay-2: audio cuts out if Delay time goes below 0ms due to Detune
* Crash when switching between different controller extensions using the drop-down when ports where already selected
* Use MPE setting can now be turned off even for plug-ins which are automatically detected as supporting MPE
* When connecting an engine to a project that has some parameter automation manually overridden the engine would still play back the automation even though it shouldn’t
* Selecting notes via alt+left/right keys sometimes does not work when note editor is in clip mode
* Beat markers created by dragging a ghost marker at the end of the sample sometimes jump to an invalid location
* Reversing a looped clip sometimes moves the start marker when it should not, or result in a non-looped clip
* Stretch tool might snap to timeline grid with an incorrect offset
* Deleting a modulation mapping from the source context menu did not remove it in the context menu but did delete the mapping
* On 4k monitors the minimum width of the scrollbar in the arranger could get too small to be of much use
* Remote controls panel layout would get broken if a page had a very long name
* File dialog on Linux may sometimes open behind the application window and show the file dialog as a separate application in the taskbar
* Modulation copy/paste allows to make modulators modulate themselves
* Device remote controls open/closed state would not be restored correctly when dragging a preset to the empty track area to create a new track
* Issue with controller scripts using both MPE and a note-translation map
* When playing two notes of the same pitch using MPE controllers, releasing either note would stop both notes from playing
* Send RPN 6 to plug-ins when “Use MPE” is enabled (or auto-detected).
* Excessive CPU load for note-inputs of controllers
* Sustain pedal CC64 does not return to 0 when stopping transport
* Steep automation curves are not being read under certain conditions
* Jump to play position in clip has offset if clip start is not at 1.1.1
* Dropping samples on the zone list header now maps the whole key-range
* Don’t use AltGr modifier during drag and drop on Mac as this key is not present
* Clip color indicator for group scenes does not redraw when changing clip colors
* Drag-and-drop on windows didn’t work for some sources
* Takeover modes sometimes not working correctly
* Possible to lock the application up in multi display profile by editing shortcuts and not providing a valid name for the shortcuts and closing the dashboard
* When browsing for devices and presets for the first device with a mix parameter in an effect track using the popup browser make sure to set the mix parameter to full wet
* Application could end up not being able to quit if it was closing and asking user about saving a project and user changed display profile before responding to the question
* EQ-5 lowpass4 was called “2 poles” instead of “4 poles”
* Sometimes notes get recorded one bar further than you actually play them in clip launcher
* Beat LFO could go wonky gonky bonky at high transport beat time
* Polynom modulators are all called “Out” in Inspector and context menus
* Hold pedal automation was sent with the transport stopped when setting the transport position
* APC40 MKII: the knob’s ring might not be properly initialized
* On certain Linux system, Bitwig Studio did not start because of missing libbsd.so
* Polysynth glide might sound steppy when playing with large buffer size
* Improved oscillator retrigger in Polysynth
* Legato glide’s pitch might jump under certain conditions
* Crash when toggling pre-fader in the inspector of an FX track
* Control Surface API: crossfade enum got broken (“Off” instead of “AB”)
* Moving clips while playing could make the sequencer out-of-time
* Text editing of integer fields was annoying if the display had a pre or post-fix
* Note counter modulator does not update gfx (0/5) when being used in monophonic device
* Remote controls: button modulator name was not properly shown
* Engine crash when using Note Counter Modulator on a Monophonic device like E-Kick
* Possible to scroll the key zone out of screen using the bottom scroll bar in the multisample editor
* Launch Control XL auto-detection for firmware older than 1.2 is not working
* Launch Control XL: device LEDs not painting correctly
* Crash when dropping clip on note editor piano keyboard
* Crash when dropping sample on empty device list area of a track in mix view
* Maschine JAM version 0.6 by Native Instruments crashed
* Right-click on a Track Group Slot from the mixer view does nothing
* Stop the modulation mapping if a modulation source gets disabled
* Sampler – Reverse mode calculates offset play start/end off of sample start (instead of sample end)
* Multisample editor: some parameter values are not mirrored between GUI and Zone Inspector
* Channel list should not be visible in layered note editor when editing audio
* Remote controls should show the parameter value as provided by the plug-in instead of a 0..1 range
* Fixed auto detection of Akai MPK25, Akai MPK49 on Windows and macOS
* Fixed auto detection of Korg nanoKontrol2 on macOS
* It was possible to get launcher clips out-of-sync with the transport if the transport was started as a result of launching the clips
* Crash when performing undo after slice to drum machine
* File open dialog starts in temporary folder for a new project or the templates folder if it was created from a template
* When dragging a clip to the track above in the clip launcher it easily lands in the slot to the right
* Wrong arranger playback start position when double-clicking into note editor timeline ruler
* Notes sometimes get pasted multiple times
* Not possible to move an automation segment by using cmd-drag in clip automation editor
* Shift-clicking on notes to select a range of notes does not behave as expected
* Cryptic device type text in Browser side panel
* Channel aftertouch did not get recorded anymore
* Pitch-bend automation was recorded wrong
* Steps modulator in transport mode did not start if device chain was not in focus
* Should not be possible to drag expression nodes beyond note end.
* Copy devices modifier was not shown when dragging clips to new tracks
* Copy modifier was not shown when dragging remote control pages
* Setting crossFadeMode of a track via API does not work
* Recording of audio clips in the clip-launcher finished too early when stopped by launching a clip (including itself)
* Flowing layouts were line-breaking too early
* Paste at the start of device chain was broken.
* It was possible to get two audio clips playing at the same time on the same track
* Elastique Pro formant resolution parameter only worked for every second audio event
* Cross-fade between launcher clips added a slight offset to automation
* Issue with polynom display
* Loops were not read for some SFZ files which didn’t follow spec
* Crash when reading metadata from some SFZ files
* Plug-in parameter value text is not updated

5 Replies to “The first graphical browser was”

  1. Чет такие масштабные обновления, что я начинаю понимать, что частью функций не знаю как пользоваться.) Надо опять изучать свою DAW.)

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