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  1. 21 points
    2020.05 Early Access installer now available! We're pleased to announce the Early Access for 2020.054! This release introduces dynamic waveform scaling when changing clip automation, offline activation, enhancements to mono plug-in support , improved mouse wheel handling, lots of automation enhancements, optimizations, and over 50 bug fixes. We'd love for you to check it out before we drop the official public version, which should be in roughly a week. This time we're also providing an easy rollback installer should you need to quickly revert to the last public release for any reason. Please note that Early Access installers are update installers, which only update from a specific version. To install the 2020.05 Early Access build, you must be on the latest public release of 2020.04. Download Cakewalk 2020.05 EA installer Should you need to revert to the 2020.04 release, you can download the Cakewalk 2020.04 Rollback installer. If you haven't already done so, please read about the Early Access Program before participating. Thanks again for your participation! The Bakers 2020.05 Highlights New features Dynamic waveform scaling when changing clip automation When Display Clip Fade/Envelope Attenuation is enabled in Edit > Preferences > Customization - Display, Cakewalk dynamically updates the waveform amplitude when changing clip fades, clip gain automation and clip pan automation. The waveform display is pre clip FX Rack and only applies to clip automation, not track automation. Additionally, clip gain and pan envelopes are not applied to active Region FX clips. i.e. If you have a clip gain envelope on a Region FX clip, it will be ignored unless the effect is bypassed. The Display Clip Fade/Envelope Attenuation option is now also available as a key binding (under “Track View”). Offline activation Note: This will be available in the next update of BandLab Assistant, which will be released soon. Activation is the process by which Cakewalk validates that your software is genuine and being used in accordance with the license agreement. Cakewalk can now be activated by an online or offline process. Cakewalk will operate in Demo mode until it is activated, and saving and exporting will be disabled. A toast notification appears at the bottom of the screen to inform you if Cakewalk has not been activated yet. If your computer is connected to the internet, click the toast notification to open BandLab Assistant and activate Cakewalk. If Cakewalk is installed on a computer that is not connected to the internet, you can use offline activation as long as you have access to another computer that is connected to the internet. To use offline activation In Cakewalk, go to Help > Offline Activation > Export Activation Request to open the Save activation request dialog box. Select the folder you want to save the activation request file to, then click Save. Cakewalk saves a Activation request.crq file. This file is encrypted and machine-specific, and can only be used to activate Cakewalk on the machine that was originally used to create the Activation request.crq file. By default, Cakewalk appends a timestamp to the file name, using the following format: <Month><Day><Year>_<Hour><Minute>. For example: 052120_1157Activation request.crq. Copy the Activation request.crq file to removable media, such as a USB flash drive, that you can transfer to another computer that is connected to the internet. Using an online computer, open BandLab Assistant and sign in with your BandLab ID and password. Click the Apps tab. Under Cakewalk by BandLab, click the drop-down arrow next to the Open button, then click Process Offline Activation Request. If activation is granted, BandLab Assistant generates an Activation response.dat file. Copy the Activation response.dat file to removable media that you can transfer back to your offline Cakewalk computer. In Cakewalk, go to Help > Offline Activation > Import Activation Response to open the Import activation response dialog box. Select the Activation response.dat file and click Open. If the response file is valid, Cakewalk is activated. Early Access toast notification Early Access availability is checked whenever normal updates are checked, and a toast notification appears if an Early Access build is available. The Early Access Program provides pre-release versions of Cakewalk to the public for general testing and issue reporting. We provide Early Access builds to help us get better real world test coverage from users, which is useful to improve the reliability and quality of our releases. Participation is 100% voluntary. Please read this topic to learn more about the program. Enhancements Mono plug-in support changes This release greatly improves the FX Rack handling with respect to mixing and matching mono/stereo plug-ins. These improvements are across the board and work in track/bus/clip FX Racks, FX chains and the ProChannel. Bypassing or removing plug-ins in an FX Rack, Rack bypass or global FX bypass operations will now revert any mono/stereo interleave changes caused by the plug-in, and recalculate delay compensation properly. Changing the mono/stereo interleave from the track strip button now updates the FX Rack routing correctly. (Note: this is dependent on whether the ProChannel bin is pre FX Rack and if it contains mono plug-ins) Pitch shifted audio and distortion were symptoms of issues that are fixed in this release. This could occur under multiple scenarios, such as moving plug-ins, bypassing, deleting or undoing. Improved mouse wheel handling Console view vertical scrolling via mouse wheel is less prone to inadvertently adjusting parameter values if there is a brief pause during the scroll gesture (for example, while vertically scrolling with the mouse wheel, suddenly it starts scrolling the volume slider instead). The internal timer that waits for inactivity before treating the next mouse wheel movement as a new operation has been increased from 500ms to 1,000ms. This ensures that the current scroll operation doesn't change mid-gesture. In the Console view, tooltips dynamically show values when changing parameters via mouse wheel. FX Racks for tracks, buses and clips can be scrolled via mouse wheel. Increased contrast of ghosted envelopes The color contrast of ghosted automation envelopes has been increased, making them easier to see against the dark Clips pane background. Clicking on the bus pane now automatically sets the bus focus strip This facilitates copying and pasting bus envelopes by clicking and pasting. Scrollable Clip FX Rack in Inspector Clip FX Racks in Inspector now display up to 10 plug-ins and are scrollable using both mouse wheel and the scroll bar. Improved support for recording automation via numeric input When recording automation, envelope nodes can now be recorded by typing a value in the pop-up edit controls in the Inspector, Console view, Track view, ProChannel EQ, and EQ fly-out module. The numeric input will be recorded as a Jump during automation recording. To show the numeric input pop-up, give focus to a control or its value display, then press F2, or double-click the value display. Improved recording automation of synth parameters Multiple synth parameters can be recorded in a single record pass and all envelopes are now retained. While loop recording, in order to avoid clutter the automation preview only shows the last loop record pass. All recording envelopes will be displayed when you stop playback. Improved support for copying and pasting automation envelopes Automation envelopes can now be easily copied and pasted from tracks to buses and vice versa. To copy track automation to a bus, first select and copy the envelope from the track, then click on the target bus or lane and paste. You can also copy and paste bus automation to tracks the same way. Moving or copying arrangement sections now properly manages copying and pasting the associated bus and synth automation envelopes. Bus delete stability improvements Bus deletion can now be performed while the transport is rolling without stopping the audio engine. Also an intermittent crash and app shutdown on undoing bus deletion was solved. Optimizations When using workspaces, projects now open with the correct initial UI layout, rather than opening with the project layout and then visibly switching to the workspace layout. This is faster and prevents unwanted flicker. Many improvements and optimizations for editing mono effects in FX Racks Improvements to drag and drop between clip and track FX racks Solved multithreading race condition leading to latency when using Aggressive thread scheduling model Bug fixes Stability Crash on undo and redo of automation recording of synth parameters Deleting or undoing bus delete operation can crash User reported crash in 2020.04 Waves OVox plugin crashes on project load Crash when using SmartSwipe gesture in Piano Roll view track list Potential crash on startup unless specific Windows DPI settings are used Memory leak when using the Aggressive Thread Scheduling model Automation Unexpected envelopes created when moving section in project Bus automation copies to tracks unexpectedly with (Arranger) Section move Duplicate automation lanes can be created for unedited automation Draw Tool draws random points when drawing automation outside of lane Draw Tool not working as expected on bus automation in user project Stop at Project End not respected in projects with automation after deleting buses or replacing synths Automation behaves incorrectly after manually typing in a value Automation not fully removed when deleting bus Pasting bus automation should not rely on Copy/Paste Special Pasting bus automation doesn't change the edit filter leading to hidden envelopes Automation envelopes appear out of scale Cannot copy synth automation to buses Draw Tool does not update envelopes preview during playback Adding nodes by typing values during write automation over existing envelope causes unexpected results Synth automation gets discarded unexpectedly while write recording multiple parameters UI Scale for Synth automation not displaying correctly Clip FX in Inspector does not display more than 6 plug-ins Hit zone for Draw Tool on buses does not match Insert Soft Synth Options dialog should remember the checked/unchecked state of the Enable MIDI Output option User reported issue with zoom fader control becoming stuck [Chinese version] Overlapping text in Preferences > Customization - Display Tooltips for controls in the Console view do not update when changing values by mouse wheel Incorrect Track view tooltips when creating a new project with the Basic workspace Console view control tooltips show incorrect value and obscure value label when adjusted via mouse wheel Track view horizontal zoom slider window is shown in wrong position on secondary monitor Now Time cursor draws incorrectly Arranger Arranger options in Keyboard Shortcuts should specify “Arranger Track” Arranger Section time-format needs to be backwards compatible Bus Edit Filter changes unexpectedly after moving Section Section operations do not always move/copy track/bus automation Duplicating Section won't duplicate MIDI envelopes for Instrument tracks Double-click rename of Arrangement sections should not rewind to start of section during playback Misc. Moving mono Waves plug-in forces track into mono unexpectedly Eventide VST3 plug-ins hang when changing interleave Hitting Play fails to start Play List when no project is open Make Instrument track not working with multiple split instrument tracks MIDI Chase not working as expected with 2 tracks assigned to single synth Delete Track can fail unexpectedly with MIDI tracks Mackie C4 does not respond to modifier keys in plug-in mode Markers/Meters do not ripple as expected when pasting special with meter/key changes Duplicate does not Ripple Edit in the Piano Roll view Duplicate Clips should respect Select Track Envelopes with Clips setting Race condition when closing a project before a workspace has been loaded Cancelling Bounce causes first play attempt to fail Unexpected latency when using the new thread scheduling model Select by Filter key binding not working as expected
  2. 12 points
    2020.05 Early Access 2 (EA2) installer now available! Please note: EA2 is a release candidate that will be released early next week, pending any last minute critical issues reported by testers. Our sincerest thanks to those of you who have provided feedback on Early Access 1 - your support this week has been fantastic! We've addressed all issues reported by Early Access 1 testers and found opportunities for additional refinements as well. We invite you to try out the latest updates in EA2. Please note that Early Access installers are update installers, which only update from a specific version. To install the 2020.05 EA2 build, you must be on the latest public release of 2020.04 or 2020.05 Early Access 1. Cakewalk 2020.05 EA2 installer Should you need to revert from the 2020.05 EA2 build to the public 2020.04 release, you can download the Cakewalk 2020.05 EA2 to 2020.04 Rollback installer. If you haven't already done so, please read about the Early Access Program before participating. Thanks again for your participation! The Bakers New in Early Access 2 Misc: Major UI improvements to prevent screen flickering when loading projects or switching between open documents Exporting with Thread Scheduling model 3 can fail when plug-in load balancing is enabled Playback glitches with Thread Scheduling model 3 and plug-in load balancing enabled With console open in larger projects UI scrolling can be sluggish Under high system load, UI is unresponsive and playback cannot be stopped Using Clip Gain on some Groove Clips causes unexpected drawing when clipping Null Pointer crash after reordering automation lanes in attached project Committing an arrangement containing clips set to absolute time moves data past the end of the original project Deleting "n" folders only deletes one folder Make Rename Clip available in key bindings Synth and bus automation is not selected after duplicating clips Early Access toast notifications added Dragging ARA clips out of the Clips pane can impact VocAlign clips to lose timing Allow .midi as a supported MIDI File extension for reading Host reports incorrect path for VST2 plug-ins via audioMasterGetDirectory View list of updates in Early Access 1
  3. 12 points
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  4. 11 points
    My first reactions, based on a quick runthrough. Overall, I think this is a triumph and it will be a major asset to my songwriting efforts in the future. Toontrack has hit it out of the park. I think both basses sound great. Of course they will be coming out with classic basses--but I like the way these two sound. I'm looking more forward to the deluge of MIDI packs. I am a decent piano player, so I don't buy EZKeys MIDI anymore--but I probably will buy bass expansions. I didn't have time to check it out long, but it seems like it has surprisingly little control of effects. As far as I can tell it doesn't come with the usual pedals for reverb, compression, phaser, chorus, etc. Just 8 knobs to tweak the overall presets, of which there are few. The good news is that these 8 knobs auto-map to the ones in Komplete Kontrol. Maybe I'm wrong about this. But most people will be running this through outside effects and Toontrack might have felt that they were better off focusing in other areas. Based on my first explorations, the pattern based, EZKeys part is as awesome as it looks in the videos. Lots of great patterns that sound good and are easy to tweak. It's a better program than EZKeys in a lot of ways, in this regard--you aren't able to see and edit all the MIDI like that. The GUI is very simple. All those things where you drag in sounds--you don't have to read the manual to find them. This thing is a home run with GUI and looks great too. Love the way the basses look. While the basses sound good, they are definitely meant to be programmed and not played. I found all kinds of problems when I played it fast or at high velocities. You get a whiff instead of a note. This is the kind of problem that would be a deal breakers for any quality bass virtual instrument. If you play it slow and are careful with velocities it is fine. But I kicked the tires and Modo Bass, OTS, ujam, the free Ample Sound bass, etc can sleep quietly. No competition here IMHO. But this product is not aimed at people who have played a real bass and have solid piano chops, and have spent years creating and playing bass parts on a keyboard. It is great for what it is intended to do. But it's weird that it doesn't work as well the other way. Oh well, I already have lots of keyswitched instruments to do that. There is a part at the bottom where you can adjust the playing style in various ways. But this feature doesn't work when you play it--the time you need it the most. It only works when you use MIDI to play it.
  5. 11 points
    One of the best Pianobook freebies, Quarantine Piano is a Yamaha U3 recorded several ways, plus extra noises of the pianist moving around, and several textural Kontakt instruments built from the samples. A freebie that has a 25-minute walkthrough, and actually needs it. https://www.pianobook.co.uk/library/quarantine-piano/
  6. 11 points
    This is a good deal (free) but there are a few things you might want to understand. The Boris FX Title Studio and Film Impact Essentials Collection both are plugins for Adobe Premiere/After Effects/etc. The Boris FX plugin also includes OFX support and also works in Resolve, though I've never had a lot of luck with BorisFX plugins and OFX. Film Impact are video transitions and it's a subscription service. This free license for the essentials will expire in one year and stop working completely. Unless you resubscribe. I played with them, they are nice but not exactly amazing and their subscription pricing is crazy. I can't see me using them since I know they will stop working at some point in the future. BorisFX Title Studio is a permanent license. But BorisFX is some what like Waves, only with even worse customer issues. The Continum units (which Title Studio is one) are part of a larger package, but you can buy the parts you want or the whole package. Normally you get a year of support when you buy a unit(more on this in a bit). Which for BorisFX that means any updates that ship during the year you will be able to install and use. But as soon as your license expires, any updates dated after that will not work/can't be used. However, unlike Wave's BorisFX have decided to make it impossible to install multiple versions of Contitunum on one computer. And they only have one master installer now. So you cannot mix and match versions of Continuum unit plugins. So if you bought (like I have) older versions of some of the units you can't have/keep them and install this free Title Studio. If you don't have any BorisFX Continuum units this doesn't really effect you that much, but it was a major pain for me, since the handful of units I had appear to have all expired very recently. I went ahead and upgraded even though I'm not sure Title Studio was worth it. The Continuum stuff is on sale and I was likely to have upgraded sooner or later. But it wasn't exactly cheap just so I could get everything to 2020.5. Now the giant catch on this specific free offer, the license you get for BorisFX Title Studio expires the day you get it. You don't get a year. It is ended today. So if next week they ship a new version of Title Studio you will have to pay for a year of updates in order to use that new version. You can keep using the old version (save the installer I guess) but you won't be able to install the new version nor will you be able to install any other Continuum units you buy in the future (without losing your Title Studio). In the past you could make things work with mixed versions but they seemed to have gone out of their way to make it pretty close to impossible. They also don't offer any upgrade path from a bunch of the units to the full package, which bothers me a lot. I played with Title Studio and to be honest it's kind of unimpressive. It really needs some 3D/video card acceleration support I think. There are better title plugins, even for free this might not be all that awesome.
  7. 10 points
    Yes . . . Essential Studio I'll be on my way
  8. 10 points
    I have Anthology XI so there may be some individual plug-ins in the collection that were not updated. All the plug-ins not in Anthology were updated except for SP2016 which was updated 2020-05-04. Installers available from https://www.eventideaudio.com/support/downloads The link also has Newfangled Audio updates from 2020-05-07
  9. 9 points
    if only there was some sort of waveform describing the answer, then we could all understand it.
  10. 9 points
    If I go for it, this will be my 5th major upgrade since starting with Melodyne at version 1. Each time, I told myself no, the old version already does everything I need and the new features don't justify the upgrade price. And each time, Celemony eventually came around with an offer I couldn't refuse. But that usually happened a year after the release. Not saying that'll happen again, but they've been consistent in the past. It's a sensible strategy: snag all the instant-upgraders in the first round, then come back later to scoop up the stragglers. I'll be one of those. I've done the same with Kontakt and Ozone, both of which have consistently seduced me into belated upgrades with an "ok, what about this price?" email.
  11. 9 points
    at Plugin Boutique https://www.pluginboutique.com/products/5662-Mutant-Reverb?fbclid=IwAR0fHJG-dBK8w9P4Pp0m3KGL9KdnbsPnWhWEBagTrxZHKwXkMar3E0msBR4
  12. 9 points
    Hi folks! As some of you may know, there is a new 'Arranger Track' feature in Cakewalk, so I've made this easy tutorial to get you started! WATCH HERE: https://youtu.be/_2e1SUcEpms
  13. 8 points
    If you own previous ver of Scaler. https://www.pluginboutique.com/search?qs=match&q=Scaler&oses[]= At $19 - that’s an easy decision!
  14. 8 points
    Actually, singing lessons used to cost me $65 an hour or $200 a month in LA. Thinking Melodyne upgrade is cheaper. 😏
  15. 8 points
    FREE Hammond B3 - HaNon B70 "HaNon B70 is an emulator of the B3 Hammond equipped with a leslie 122. It is based on the emulation of the 91 toneWheels, which rotate permanently at low cost CPU, which allows to have natural keyClicks and a relatively simple synthesis. The leslie is composed of its tube preamp, its tube power amp and the emulation of the 2 rotors as well that first reflections on the body" https://www.lostin70s.com/#/plugins/HaNon B70 download here >>> https://www.lostin70s.com/#/download --- It's quite simple. The only thing I found really bad was the Vibrato simulation that cancels part of the volume and that's why I leave it off.
  16. 8 points
    Get Synths Abyss now for FREE for a limited time only! ABYSS is a designer bass collection focusing on deep and atonal sounds, created with classic and modern analog synthesizers to produce rumbling soundscapes, dystopian pads and characteristic drones with real low-end and depth. With a lot of instrument presets and the updated Synths Engine 2.0 you get great flexibility and sound design possibilities for your next film, videogame, ambient or any other music production. Full version of Kontakt 5.7.6 or higher required. Download free here: https://audioplugin.deals/synths-abyss-by-karanyi-sounds/ Offer ends June 2nd, 2020
  17. 8 points
    Golden Age Project EQ-81 MKII Half Rack EQ 2 of them arrive on Friday. My new hardware bass recording chain will be: LA-610 -> EQ 81 -> KT 2A (LA-2A clone) -> 76 KT (1176 clone) - all patch in bay so I can reconfig easily and of course I have two sets of that chain so my Alembic and Rick, which have individual outs for the bridge and neck pups, can be recorded with the utmost of options in the mix.
  18. 8 points
    Here: https://www.lostin70s.com/#/plugins/Keys of the 70's
  19. 8 points
    Ozone 9 elements free until June 5. https://splice.com/plugins/38774457-ozone-9-elements-vst-au-by-izotope
  20. 8 points
    Great balls of FIRE! When I do these for APD I never know what kind of sales they would run and this one is a great deal, indeed! Check it out (don't miss the very end)!
  21. 8 points
    It's a long story and I'm just glad to be back . Kenny
  22. 7 points
    ok, I'll bite and I apologize in advance if I'm spoiling the game - go to the link posted by @dee, scroll down a couple of pages where it shows the issue content, look at the entry for page 82 and enter the different words there, it doesn't take many tries...
  23. 7 points
    Melodyne 5 it out now, prices have remained largely stable. Upgrades available with grace period: For all customers who purchased a Melodyne 4 Full Version or an Update/Upgrade to Melodyne 4 this March or later, the update to Version 5 is free of charge. http://everyplugin.com/celemony.html Upgrade prices also updated.
  24. 7 points
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  26. 7 points
    Hi Well, with the hard lockdown we are enduring here in South Africa, as we didn’t have much to do, we thought we would do some videos for the album we released in 2017, On Top of the World – the first one , Make me Smile, went live today. Hope you enjoy – oh and turn up the volume!!!! Nigel
  27. 7 points
    Free upgrade Essential 4 to 5. Yay!
  28. 7 points
    v5 will pull the chords from the Studio One chord track. No need to reenter them! Boo yaa!
  29. 7 points
    Cheers Larry! Didn't see this one coming. That sibilant detection alone is going to save me a ton of time.
  30. 7 points
    How does this..........oh look a squirrel
  31. 7 points
    Sound Aesthetics Sampling (makers of Mountains, Resona, Talua, Autumn Choirs, etc) is releasing a new synth for full Kontakt, FRAGMENTS. It's up on their SITE now. From their copy: Fragments is a free virtual instrument for Kontakt with various Organic Synth sounds, that have been created using various Synthesizers. Most of the sounds have movement within themselves so most of the time tune/pan/volume drift to achieve that fragile tone we're looking for. Also they are all multisampled (except the bonus sounds), which gives you even more variation. In addition to that the engine carries a round robin/variation system to get very organic results. Last but not least does it of course include some cool shaping tools like some deep effects, movement and gate and of course drift for that extra fragileness The product will be listed with a price of $15 in the shop but you can enter three different Coupon codes (FRAGMENTS_FREE, FRAGMENTS_5, FRAGMENTS_10) to get it for free/$5/$10 depending on what you want to give and just to clarify. We won't track if you pay something or not, it's just because some people are willing to and this makes it a lot easier for us to work with. I hope this sounds fair to everyone While you're at it, they have a freebie called Consona and have introduced another new product, Paradise Lost Redux, which is only $9.99 until 5/23. I have the four instruments listed above and they are all beautiful. I had no idea they have been adding so many more. I'll be paying attention the next time there is a sale. They often offer amazing deals and when I hear about the next one, I'll post it here, if Larry doesn't get to it before me. 😄
  32. 7 points
    This is only the first release version. Planned future releases include: ABMD (A Bit More Difficult) Bass RQH (Really Quite Hard) Bass CHLTPTFBBN (Could Have Learned To Play The Fookin Bass By Now) Bass
  33. 7 points
    I was thinking it was the TWO licenses 🤪
  34. 7 points
    I guess I do need to improve my bottom end. 😳 I probably should stop worrying and just let 'er rip with this purchase.
  35. 7 points
    VINTAGE PAD Download Your Instrument NOTE: Requires full Kontakt 5.8 or higher
  36. 7 points
    GAS, it's always better to let it out than keep it in.
  37. 7 points
    We created this for ourselves so we could reopen and make sure we were following the requirements of distancing. We are the main use case for it and knew that it would be useful for other companies (definitely many - probably most - outside of the music industry). The price may seem steep if you are thinking it is made for home use but one look at https://www.safespacer.net and you can see for whom this is for.
  38. 7 points
    Don't know if it has been posted before but these are some awesome free libraries for Sforzando (free sampler). Strings and Taiko. Videos: Download links: http://schristiancollins.com/vi-orchestra.php http://schristiancollins.com/vi-percussion.php
  39. 6 points
    It's not up on the site yet, but you can check it out on Best Service HERE I can't find it on the English language version, though. Probably the sale will officially kick off in the US tomorrow.
  40. 6 points
    Numerous fixes and improvements across the board. For many the headline will be a scalable GUI on several plugins, inc. VSM-3, VSC-2, Iron and Townhouse. https://www.plugin-alliance.com/en/products.html
  41. 6 points
    I thought I'd post this here in a new topic, so it's a bit more visible than the other Melodyne threads. I've just upgraded Melodyne to version 5. It merged my two existing Melodyne 4 licenses into a single license (which was great, 'cos I only got charged once 😊 ), and it automatically moved 2 x Melodyne 5 licenses to my iLok account. The upgrade was seamless on my Windows 10 boot, and worked in CbB right away (I didn't even need to re-scan). However there are some gotchas... Melodyne 5 does NOT work on Windows 7 - if you're planning to stay on Windows 7, don't upgrade. Your Melodyne 4 installation AND your Melodyne 4 licenses will be removed - and actually, your v4 licenses become invalid at the point you purchase your upgrade Melodyne 5 is 64 bit only. So if (for example) you use an older 32 bit only version of SoundForge, it's not going to work with Melodyne any more.
  42. 6 points
    BBC SO Discover Template for Cakewalk: For those who have Cakewalk and bought or grabbed Spitfire's BBC Symphony Orchestra Discover for free, I created a simple Template to load all the instruments of the Orchestra with instrument icons, family colors, the tracks all named and separated in folders. There is no mystery. It is very basic. Just to have a starting point and not spend more than 2 hours assembling everything before starting to create music. Note: This consumes about 5.72 gigs of RAM to load all instruments. Note 2: If you make modifications to the template, it is better to leave the .png image next to the .cwt file when doing SAVE if you still want it to appear as a Template icon on the Cakewalk home screen. ------ (PT-BR) Template BBC SO Discover para Cakewalk: Para quem tem o Cakewalk e comprou ou pegou de graça o BBC Symphony Orchestra Discover da Spitfire, eu montei um Template simples para carregar todos os instrumentos da Orquestra com ícones de instrumentos, cores das famílias, as tracks todas nomeadas e separadas em pastas. Não tem mistério. É bem básico mesmo para ter um ponto de partida e não ficar gastando mais de 2 horas montando tudo antes de começar a criar música. Obs: Deve consumir uns 5,72 gigas da memória RAM para carregar todos os instrumentos. Obs 2: Se você fizer modificações no template, é melhor deixar a imagem .png junto do arquivo .cwt quando fizer o SAVE se ainda quiser ela aparecendo como ícone do Template na tela de início do Cakewalk. --- Thanks to the user @Matthew Sorrels for the track icons and for the other Template Spitfire BBC SO Discover - Cakewalk Template.zip
  43. 6 points
  44. 6 points
    Don't forget about two-factor authentication. GTA V Premium Edition
  45. 6 points
    Sad part of all this to me is the people refusing to wear a mask. If both parties where a mask and one has the virus, the chance of giving it to others is under 2%. What is so hard about doing your part to help health-care workers cope with this outbreak and protect people around you! We personally know 4 people who have got it. 2 survived and 2 didn't. The 2 that survived had it pretty bad but they didn't need to me ventilated. The other two that need to be didn't make it. I think one will have long-term health issues. Might only be a few percentage that get it bad but how would like to be the one that brings it home to your family. You only have mild case but by time you know you passed it along to your spouse and kids or parents. A little precaution for the loved ones around you. Sorry about my Soap-box here. My wife is a Nurse and has seen first hand what this virus can do . Sad to both of us is the leadership in this country. I'm talking all of them that they can't stop the bickering and actually do the job they were voted in office to do.
  46. 6 points
    Last question - "What does BBC Music Mean To You" I put "Expensive"
  47. 6 points
    I think they should increase the price of all their 29.99 plugins to 32.99......
  48. 6 points
    VST Buzz https://vstbuzz.com/deals/free-sibilance-by-waves?ref=27&fbclid=IwAR2qrnKjeJYdAnEJ7-pGgN6yeY4bzkRM1SO8l9Bv4GJ36NtLyRpQyyTSg08
  49. 6 points
    I put this up on VI:Control, but might as well share it here: After ALBION ONE there was ALBION NEO On May 7th ALBION ENO
  50. 6 points
    We're pleased to announce the 2020.04 release, our biggest release to date which also celebrates two years of active Cakewalk by BandLab development! This release introduces an exciting non-linear Arranger Track feature that is very useful for song creation and creative experimentation. Also included are many other significant feature improvements such as ProChannel module presets, instrument track improvements and many bug fixes, all in keeping with our goal of making CbB as reliable and enjoyable as possible. Thanks, The Bakers For new feature details, see New Features. Should you need to revert to the 2020.01 release, you can download the Cakewalk 2020.01 Rollback installer. 2020.04 Features & Enhancements Behavior changes Add Track menu behavior change: The behavior of the Track(s) counter has changed when inserting a multi-timbral soft synth via the Add Track menu. When Instrument Track Per Output or Split Instrument Track is selected, the Track(s) counter now specifies how many Instrument output tracks to create instead of how many unique instances of the synth to create. Changes to Delete Track: CTRL+DELETE deletes tracks. Delete Track only deletes the focused track if the focused track is not also selected. When a combination of tracks and track folders are selected, the context menu displays Delete Selected Tracks and Folders. Enable/Disable Enhanced Keyboard Editing Mode shortcut is unassigned by default. The default keyboard shortcut (0 on the numeric keypad) to enable/disable Enhanced Keyboard Editing Mode has been removed. To enable/disable Enhanced Keyboard Editing Mode, go to Edit > Preferences > Customization - Keyboard Shortcuts and assign Enhanced Keyboard Editing to an unused keyboard shortcut. Bypass All Audio Effects shortcut is unassigned by default. The default keyboard shortcut (E) to bypass all audio effects has been removed. To bypass all audio effect, do one of the following: Go to Edit > Preferences > Customization - Keyboard Shortcuts and assign Bypass All Audio Effects to an unused keyboard shortcut. Click the Bypass all Effects button in the Control Bar’s Mix module. Horizontal zooming no longer centers Now Time. When zooming with the mouse wheel or CTRL+LEFT/RIGHT ARROW shortcuts, if the Now Time is currently within view, its position will be retained while zooming. If the Now Time is not present in the view, the zoom behavior is unchanged. CTRL+ALT+SPACEBAR is assigned to Preview current arrangement from the Now Time, and no longer plays the next event in the Event List view. Arranger Track Overview The Arranger track is an arrangement tool that provides several workflow benefits: Easily rearrange sections of the entire project as one unit instead of moving individual clips. For example, instantly swap the positions of the first and second chorus for all tracks, or copy the first verse in order to double its duration. Experiment with different song structures in a non-destructive and non-linear manner. For example, does your song work best in AABA, ABAB, or ABAC song form? Define time range sections and sequence them in any order without destructively moving any clip data. You can even save multiple arrangements within each project. Create a color coded overview of the song structure, and use the Arranger Inspector to quickly navigate around the project and jump to song sections. Create arbitrary song sections anywhere on the project timeline, then later string them together for seamless playback. Sections provide an additional way to perform time based selections and edits of the project. Create an unlimited number of arrangements per project, which can all be exported simultaneously. Arranger functionality is distributed across two views: Arranger track. To show or hide the Arranger track, click the Track view View menu and choose Arranger Track Show/Hide, or press A. The Arranger track timeline shows all defined sections. You can drag to create and rearrange sections, then freely move them along the timeline. Any changes in the Arranger timeline are immediately reflected in the Arranger Inspector’s Sections list, and vice versa. Arranger Inspector. To show/hide the Arranger Inspector, click the Show/Hide Arranger button at the top of the Inspector pane, or press ALT+SHIFT+I. An arrangement is comprised of Sections, each spanning a unique time range. Other section properties include name and color, to clearly delineate regions of time and track content by musical function. Important: By default, clicking an Arranger section also selects underlying track events. Clicking again deselects track events, while retaining selection of the section. This behavior allows you to easily determine whether or not track events are included in section edit operations. Note that the selection highlight in the Clips pane indicates selected track events. To disable automatic selection of track events when selecting sections, click the Track view Options menu and disable Select Events with Sections. Arranger Inspector Sections are the building blocks that make up the song. Each section defines a time range in the project, such as Intro, Verse, Chorus, etc. An arrangement is an ordered set of sections. You can sort the sections in any order to define the playback order. To do so, drag the sections from the Sections area down to the Arrangements area in the Arranger Inspector. The Sections area lists all the arranger sections defined in the project’s timeline, from which a custom arrangement can be built. The order of the sections reflect the order in which they appear in the timeline. The Sections list provides an additional way to edit time based selections of the project. Any operation performed in the Sections list is immediately reflected in the project/timeline, and vice versa. To copy all sections to the current arrangement, click the Add All Sections to Arrangement button . If one or more sections are selected, only the selected sections will be copied. The Arrangements area allows you to sequence sections in a non-linear manner without destructively moving any clip data, regardless of which order they appear in the project’s timeline. Defining sections of your song To use the Arranger track, you must first define time range sections such as Intro, Verse, Chorus, etc. Sections can be of any duration, but it is common to start/end them at measure boundaries. New sections can be created by any of the following means: Draw a range within the Arranger track timeline (below the time ruler). Double-click a blank area in the Arranger track. The new section duration is inherited from the last clicked section. Right-click in the Arranger track timeline and select Insert Section Here, Insert Section at Now Time, Span Sections, or From Selection. Click the Add Section button in the Arranger Inspector or Arranger track. Editing sections Drag sections to move them around on the timeline. Drag a section edge to resize the section. Right-click a section to access edit options. Converting markers to sections To convert markers to sections, make a time selection in the time ruler that spans the text markers, then right-click in the time ruler and select Create Sections from Markers. Creating a custom arrangement Sections can be sequenced in any order to create arrangements, without affecting project data. The sections don’t have to live on the project timeline in any specific location or order, because the arrangement determines in which order they are played back. To define the section playback order, drag sections from the Sections list down to the Arrangements list. You can also drag sections directly from the Arranger track. Previewing an arrangement To play the current arrangement, click the Preview button or press ALT+SPACEBAR. During Arranger preview, the main transport Play button shows a small “A” icon to indicate it is playing back an arrangement instead of following the project’s linear timeline, and the active section shows a progress indicator. Committing an arrangement To (destructively) render the current arrangement to the project’s timeline, click the Commit Arrangement to Project button . Exporting arrangements You can export one or more arrangements without first having to render it to the timeline. To do so, click the Arrangements menu and select Export as Audio. ProChannel module presets In addition to saving presets of the entire ProChannel chain (all modules), you can also save and load presets of individual modules. The per module preset controls are located on the left side of each module header bar. To select a module preset Click the module’s category type icon to open the preset menu, then select the desired preset. The category type icon tooltip shows the name of the selected preset. To save a module preset Adjust the ProChannel module controls to the desired settings. Click the module’s category type icon to open the preset menu, then select Save Preset. Type a name in the Save Preset dialog box, then click OK. To select the next preset To select the next preset, do one of the following: Click the Next Preset button . Hold down the CTRL key and click the module’s category type icon. To select the previous preset To select the previous preset, do one of the following: Click the Previous Preset button . Hold down CTRL+SHIFT and click the module’s category type icon. To delete a module preset Click the module’s category type icon to open the preset menu, then select the preset you want to delete. Click the module’s category type icon to open the preset menu again, then select Delete Preset. Copy/paste settings between ProChannel modules You can copy settings from any ProChannel module and paste the settings to any other instance of the same module. on any track or bus. There are two ways to copy/paste settings between identical modules: Drag and drop In the Console view, show the ProChannel for both the track/bus you want to copy from, and the track/bus you want to paste into. Hold down the CTRL key, and drag from the source module’s header bar (i.e., the module title) to the target module. The source and target ProChannel modules must be identical. Note: If the target module has not been enabled/initialized yet, it will automatically become enabled after pasting. However, if the target modules has been manually disabled, then it will remain disabled after pasting. Copy/Paste menu commands Click the source module’s category type icon to open its preset menu, then select Copy Settings. Click the target module’s category type icon to open its preset menu, then select Paste Settings. Append per-output Instrument tracks When you insert a multi-timbral soft synth, you can specify how many Instrument output tracks to create, up to the maximum supported by the synth. If you do not initially create the maximum number of available output tracks, you can later add additional tracks on demand from the Synth Rack view. To do so, do one of the following: Right-click the instrument in the Synth Rack (Views > Synth Rack View) and select Append Instrument Track. Right-click the instrument track strip in the Track view and select Append Instrument Track. Note: If you originally created used per-output Instrument tracks for that synth, then Cakewalk will create another per-output instrument track. If originally created split instrument tracks, then Cakewalk will create another split instrument track. Misc. enhancements App has been updated for all languages. The Display Clip Fade Attenuation option in Edit > Preferences > Customization - Display is now available as a key binding. Audio Driver Mode in Preferences now changes immediately without needing to click the Apply button. Updated to latest VST3 SDK, which includes VST bug fixes. Bug fixes Applying a Workspace/Screenset referencing track based views to an empty project can crash or cause unexpected behavior. Crash when freezing archived track. Crash when freezing track after setting input to None. Crash when cancelling a real-time Freeze operation. Crash on undo of Ripple Edit delete. Missing project file patch causes crash. Hang on project close. User reported crash: Cakewalk.exe!CFretControlBar::resetNow() Line 220. Cannot remove ARA plug-in as Region FX if the plug-in is not installed. iZotope Relay does not draw Advanced tab in VST3. iZotope plug-ins display track names incorrectly. SPACEBAR doesn't work with new Waves StudioRack plug-in. Background not repainted in Waves StudioRack plug-in when opening module or resizing from UI. Seeking with lower Disk Buffers/Higher Audio card latency causes audio to cut out. Archived Aux tracks pass signal. Soloing Aux tracks mutes metronome on playback. Having no playback master selected causes loss of audio with no reported errors. Cancelling Freeze can cause Interleave and Phase buttons to change unexpectedly. Incorrect audio range when bouncing or exporting with no audio drivers present. Inspector strip context menu appears on wrong monitor. Double-click to open Clip Properties Inspector not working as expected. Inspector displays wrong output strip after clicking Inspector strip with track sending to aux. Inspector flickers when switching between tabs. Some Inspector keyboard shortcuts fail to close tabs. Aim Assist gets stuck at time zero after dragging a plug-in from the Browser. Reverse touchpad scrolling direction in some views. Marker view 'Lk' column does not show locked status in Tungsten theme. Dragging clips with Snap By can have unexpected results. SHIFT+rigt-click behavior not consistent with MIDI tracks. Screensets and view state unnecessarily persisted for unused internal views. Using mouse wheel in "Locked & Centered" Control Bar results in left aligned Control Bar. Instrument tracks mute MIDI channel when using ALT+M. Verify failed duplicating instrument track. Keybinding for Input Echo does not update Simple Instrument Tracks in Track view. Unexpected behavior with Instrument tracks when adding MIDI ports. Adding or removing MIDI devices can cause soft synths to be assigned to incorrect ports. Custom project load affirmations truncate messages that are more than one line. Custom project load affirmations display unexpected characters in multibyte languages like Japanese and Chinese. Deleting multiple tracks in folders removes folder from project. Project looping turns off after recording. Editing text in Piano Roll view Drum Map triggers keyboard shortcuts. Hardware MIDI devices with the same names cannot be opened. Latest release notes are here. See prior release notes. Check out all new features released to date.
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