RipX Version Changes

v6.4.1 changes (25th July 2023)

Bug fixes

  • Mac: Now correctly remembers playback device set in Preferences
  • Windows: CUDA now functional for cards with 8GB VRAM

v6.4.0 changes (21st July 2023)

Improvements

  • Speed Improvements:
    • Mac Ripping: Up to 6x faster on Apple Silicon (M1/M2 etc)
    • Mac Ripping: Up to 3x faster on Intel Macs
    • Windows Ripping: Up to 2x faster
    • Up to 2.3x faster Rip file opening, and 2.7x faster Rip file saving, with faster editing and undo/redo
  • Auditioning:
    • Audition Rips, Layers (within expanded Rip in Rips Panel), Sounds and Loops by hovering them for a moment
    • Expanding a rip in Rips Panel now lists its layers, for previewing and dragging to current rip
    • Auditioning of Effects and Sounds during full playback is now delayed when hovered in a similar manner to Rip, Layer and Sound audio previews
  • Groups:
    • Only selectable from its ‘title’ bar, so that it’s easier to edit notes within, set the playback cursor etc.
    • Added group name
    • Added collapse icon toggle
    • Can now group/ungroup items within a group
    • Can now duplicate items (Ctrl/Cmd+D, or Ctrl+drag) within a group
    • Can now split groups within a group
    • Can now resize groups going off screen, at edges of screen
  • Loops:
    • Loop Panel loops are improved in sound quality. Note they can no longer be applied to a note (like a Sound or Effect). They are designed to be dragged from the Loops panel to the rip being worked on.
  • Effects:
    • Reverb effect much improved, with more accurate early reflections and more realistic reverberation components
    • Reverb repeats parameter can now be set up to 15
    • Improved automation of Harmony and Chord effects
    • Effects sliders no longer get stuck when dragging slowly within the snap-off region, allowing for more precise setting
  • Playback:
    • The ‘S’ key now starts playback as well as stopping it (without moving the cursor), making it easy to experiment with edits
    • Pressing ‘P’ now plays only the selected notes (if notes are selected)
    • Auto-scroll during playback now scrolls when a certain amount of time near right edge, rather than a certain proportion of the window
    • If loop set but playback position is outside it, auto-scrolling will now occur
    • Now auto-playback always occurs on notes/groups regardless of their duration
    • When note/group is auto-playing, can now click on one of the notes/groups being auto-played to stop the playback
    • Now always renders playback cursor (not auto-play)
  • Editing:
    • Selected notes no longer flash and are displayed with a higher contrast stereo-position shadow
    • Can now resize notes going off screen at edges of screen
  • When adding a Sound and showing Master layer, add layer if necessary, but don’t exclusively select that new layer
  • Highest Quality checkbox removed from Ripper dialog: Now always Rips at Highest Quality, due to latest speed increases
  • Smooth transitions hovering notes and groups
  • Less frequent updating of note pitches on keyboard, and interactive help to reduce flickers on peripheral of window when editing audio.
  • If multiple rips selected, clicking one of them selects only it (previously deselected all)
  • Drums & percussion within selections and groups now stretched (previously just moved/clipped)
  • Improved playback quality of stretched kick drums
  • Playback optimisations (particularly for pitched adjusted long notes, and audio with reverb, vibrato, quantize, flatten, correct pitch, and reverse effects applied)
  • When click/editing notes & groups, auto-plays from start of screen, where they extend off screen, so easier to work zoomed in with longer objects
  • Set cursor to start of screen after loading, rather than start of rip
  • Now shows whether GPU available for Ripper in Help>About
  • Shows start and end time for hovered groups at bottom left
  • Removed ‘View> Audition Effects & Sounds’ menu item as now turn on by hovering over an effect/sound for a moment in a similar way to auditioning the audio within rips/layers/sounds
  • Sounds and Loops sorted into alphabetical order
  • Optimized Chord and Expand Pitch effects (improved playback etc)
  • Shows guitar chords when ‘acoustic’ in Layer name
  • Optimised playback of note selections
  • Can now right-click on time remaining during ripping for cancel menu
  • Less width taken up by time remaining when ripping
  • Updated manual, which now has a white background: Easier for viewing searches in browsers, and printing out if necessary
  • Simplified View menu – merging Barlines into Beat Markers, and Octave Guides into Semitone Guides, and moved Timeline to top, with Beat Markers
  • When right-clicking to show menu, auto-playback of notes/groups is stopped
  • Cancel auditioning of effects/loops etc when use scroll wheel
  • When using scroll wheel in panels, highlights entry being hovered
  • When loading a rip, ensures at least a full screen of the end of the rip is displayed (to prevent sometimes seeing a blank screen right at the end of a rip which may be confusing)
  • Mac: Improved scroll speed through panels using trackpad/magic mouse

Bug fixes

  • Fixed bug where ripper could fail sometimes on longer files in batch ripping on machines without a large amount of RAM
  • Fixed quiet noise sometimes appearing at the end of ripped tracks
  • Fixed incorrect default pitch set for one-shot sounds dragged from Sounds panel (could cause distortion of sound)
  • Fixed RipScript tooltips not being displayed when Interactive Help not visible
  • Windows: Detect correctly when move pointer from RipX to another app
  • Updated instructions in manual for adjusting bars (since v6.3, dragging the top end, rather than a handle at the bottom)
  • Reverb and delay now applied to unpitched sound
  • Show left-right arrow whilst using slider controls
  • Cancelling context menu with a click elsewhere no longer plays any selected audio, and does not have any other effect
  • Fixed area at top and bottom of panels being mistaken as part of main rip display
  • Show hovered time at bottom-left of screen when over automation lane
  • Ctrl+dragging a selection now remembers and expands on the previous selection correctly
  • Prevent flicker moving over Musical Scale, scrollbars and barlines in timeline
  • Windows: More responsive Close button
  • Now only checks for creating unpitched blobs on first opening of ripped file
  • When Exporting: Cleans up Layer names so they can be valid filenames
  • Fixed rendering of Japanese, Chinese, and Korean language fonts
  • Stopped playback line on screen jumping when pressing stop
  • Pop-up menus now appear more quickly, especially during playback
  • Faster responding menu hovering over items
  • Disallows invalid characters for rip and ripcut renaming
  • Fixed playback of notes with Sounds applied when starting part-way through them
  • Fixed issue with crash when deleting rip immediately after creating it

v6.3.0 changes (15th May 2023)

Improvements

  • When recording audio with Drums / Unpitched, audio made pitch and sound adjustable
    • If record to a layer called Drums, Kick Drum and Percussion layers are automatically added and recorded drums are separated into these.
  • Note groups:
    • Can now directly click and edit notes within a group, including right-clicking to Edit Harmonics (DeepAudio module)
    • Note group boundary updated as notes within edited
    • Hold Alt when clicking background of group to place cursor
    • Hold Alt when dragging within group to make partial selections within
    • Can now click and drag selections of multiple note groups
    • Faster grouping of large selections
    • Faster dragging groups in time
    • Ensures always some space above large groups for creating time selections
    • Removed ‘Show/Hide Grouped Audio’ from context menu to simplify the UI, and reduce confusion when notes become invisible.
    • Faster selection of large groups
    • Can now ungroup groups within time selections
    • Now shows groups in layers even when group contains additional layers
  • Split tool/Split Here/Audio>Split Selection:
    • Now splits groups
    • Snaps to beat markers (unless Alt pressed)
    • Split Here: Now deselects all notes to left of split time, even if not split
    • Split Here: When on a group now deselects the left-side of the group, in line with splitting individual notes
    • Can make time selection and choose Audio>Split Selection – Command/Ctrl+Shift+J.
    • Removed ‘Split At Loop Marker’ from context menu to simplify the UI. Similar functionality can now be provided by making a time selection, and choosing ‘Split Selection’
    • Significantly faster
  • Join tool/Edit>Join:
    • Now joins groups
    • Significantly faster
    • Now joins contents of time selections
  • Added Reset Note/Selection to context menu
    • Reset Selection now works with time selections, and resets whole rip if whole rip is time selected (e.g. ‘Edit>Select All Time’ done first)
  • Disabled auto-scroll for playback of selections
  • Removed red background during recording countdown
  • Added interactive help for Input device options
  • Added interactive help when hovering over the background of a panel
  • Shortened duration of metronome click to be less intrusive. Tip: During recording, ‘Metronome’ appears in the Layers panel and its level and panning can be adjusted from there.
  • Drums and percussion duration limited to one beat when dragged from Sound panel. Can drag right-edge to lengthen afterwards if necessary.
  • Now shows icon for instrument in Layers panel
  • Improved recognition of instrument types from names, used for choosing an instrument icon
  • When right-clicking to bring up a context menu and a menu is already open, now updates the context menu for the new position clicked at
  • Cursor, selection and loop positions now marked in horizontal scroll bar region
  • Added markers can now snap to visible beat lines within bars
  • Increased exported MIDI file note volume to more closely match the volume of original audio
  • Marginal tempo improvement in MIDI files
  • Added volume and expression control changes to MIDI files, plus sets panning to centre
  • Improved choice of layer when dragging Sound from Sound panel to rip when Master selected in Layers panel

Bug fixes

  • Fixed issue where audio recording did not stop correctly
  • Where the start of the first bar is before the start of the rip, loop markers and cursor/selection placements now snap to the start of the rip
  • Fixed Edit>Reset Selection for new rips
  • If Stems and Rips output folders become corrupted, or removed, they now become reset in Preferences.
  • Windows: Fixed beat line positions in timeline when window not maximized
  • RipScript Panel (DeepAudio):
    • Fixed expanding RipScript category always affecting the first category
    • Fixed showing ellipsis when RipScript has no keyboard shortcut
    • Collapse status now remembered during and between sessions
    • Update category in panel when RipScript saved
  • RipScript Editor: Fixed F3 search for next instance of string
  • Fixed occasional playback of selection double-clicking on window margins
  • Fixed not being able to drag group of notes when no time or note selection
  • Fixed issue with pitched drum notes being set to incorrect length, which could for example cause problems splitting
  • Fixed bugs when duplicating selections
  • When exporting MIDI, now uses volume adjustments set in the Layers panel
  • Fixed issue with use of scrollbar jumping after a zoom
  • No longer renders original panel position title bar when dragging panel
  • Fixed potential crash selecting note on button up
  • Fixed interactive help over panel borders and disabled popup menu items
  • Mac: Fixed interactive help when a RipScript widget left highlighted after hovering and moving away quickly

v6.2.5 changes (20th Apr 2023)

Improvements

  • Improved recognition of barlines and beats
  • Improved recognition of guitar chords
    • Can also now select additional layers (on top of Guitars) to be included in guitar chord recognition
    • Stores capo for each rip
    • Left-click chord to toggle showing fingering and pitches used for chord symbols shown
  • Marking out a loop no longer changes the selection to a time selection, so it’s easier to adjust automation lanes of existing effects without adding a new automation lane.
    • If the current cursor or selection is outside the loop, it sets the cursor to the start of the loop so playback begins from the loop.
  • Layer & Time selection Sounds applied now mix in with Sounds applied to individual notes
  • No longer auto-scrolls during looped playback
  • Can now deselect individual layers by Ctrl+clicking them
  • Swapped bars and timeline sections to be more in line with DAWs
    • Added beat numbering at beat lines
  • Audioshop Draw Sound – now snaps note end to beat markers
  • Updated ‘Activate Free Trial’ menu item text when trial currently running to avoid confusion.
  • When closing a rip, if no associated file present (e.g. it was newly created and unedited), removes from rip list.

Bug fixes

  • Notes with Sound applied now correctly adjust to pitch when Auto Pitch To Scale on
  • Fixed stretched notes sounding distorted when Sound applied
  • When split grouped notes, now correctly shows the bounding boxes of the new groups
  • When clicking a note group, when multiple note groups selected, now correctly selects only the clicked group
  • Deselecting a note now correctly sets the cursor to the start of it
  • Fixed numbering of newly added rips with same name as existing rip
  • Fixed snapping time to start of rip (for example setting loop start)
  • Fixed issue with layers of same name becoming joined when reloading rip
  • Fixed issue with audio recording getting stuck at finishing-off stage
  • Reading/setting default tempo and time signature no longer fails when a rip has previously been unloaded and no rip open
  • Fixed showing newly imported RipScript in RipScript panel
  • Fixed issue where the overall amplitude for pitched percussion was not always set correctly
  • Fixed Harmonic Editor crash when selecting audio within pitched percussion note

v6.2.0 changes (23rd Mar 2023)

Improvements

  • Significantly improved separation quality, with new Highest Quality ripper option. (Ripping can take 1.5x to 3x longer with this turned on)
  • When guitar layers are selected, determined guitar chord symbols are now shown at the top of the rip. Hover to show the fingering in a chord diagram. Right-click symbol to loop through capo positions
  • Added Stereo Pass effect: Limits selected audio to the chosen stereo position with a 25% stereo window. This is especially useful for listening to individual instruments of the same type on a layer, which have different stereo positioning. For example, this often helps with separation of lead and rhythm guitar
  • Can now apply effects and sounds directly to a selected layer without making a time or note selection
    • Reverted select all time double-clicking on layer
    • To edit the parameters applied when adding/recording new notes, choose Audioshop Draw Sound tool, or adjust during recording
  • Improved automation lanes, especially for whole layers and time selections
    • Now selectable individually along the bottom of the screen
    • Shows value at mouse pointer at top of lane
    • Miscellaneous cosmetic and functional improvements
    • No longer scales with pitch scale, so retains position on screen when zooming in or scrolling pitch
  • Export dialog:
    • Can now bulk save Selected Rips
    • Added tip “Apply ‘Filter Notes’ effect to reduce unwanted notes” when MIDI options selected
  • Now only auditions effects and sounds during playback. Remember you can disable auditioning entirely from View>Audition Effects & Sounds
  • Dragging timeline and keyboard now scrolls as well as zooming
  • Added Shift Phase effect: for shifting phase up to 2PI
  • When reverb effect is set to 0.0secs and x1, it no longer reduces the level of the original audio, so plays an identical copy. This can be used in a combo with other effects following it, such as Vibrato and Shift Phase to produce phaser-style effects
  • New shortcut Shift+Spacebar starts/stops playback without updating the cursor position, useful for quickly replaying sections when trying out different edits
  • During playback, auto-scrolls earlier making it easier to read ahead
    • Auto-scrolls more slowly to make the playback position easier to follow
    • If playing back from clicking a note/note group, now doesn’t auto-scroll unless reaches far end of screen
  • It is now possible to trial DeepCreate and DeepAudio modules from an activated full DeepRemix/DeepCreate license
  • Can now adjust left/right-most points of loop marker at edge of screen where they go offscreen
  • Enlarged pitch names on keyboard
  • Auto-scroll dragging items in panels, plus auto-uncollapse when dragging and hovering over a panel title
  • Chord effect automation lane now adjusts pitches of chord notes (previous had undefined behaviour)
  • Pressing Space/Play when a note/group of notes is selected and no loop is set, now plays just the note/group of notes.
  • Automation lanes of Harmony effects within Combos now update the harmony type over time
  • Now loads default Sound Palettes and Loops from the installed RipX folder, and removes existing copies from Documents/RipX folder (where they were copied to previously)
  • Increased maximum Sounds per Sound Palette from 127 to 255
  • When an input device for a layer hasn’t previously been set, uses currently selected device
  • Prevented shortening of panel title bar names where buttons present but not shown
  • Massively sped up post-processing of ripped drum stems. Previously on long files (40+ mins), RipX could appear to have hung at 97%
  • Various UI tweaks

Bug fixes

  • Windows: Fixed jittery playback on-screen rendering
  • Fixed Stretch On/Off not appearing when automation applies to entire rip
  • Detect Musical Scale now ignores pitched percussion
  • Auto-scrolls once again during playback when dragging sliders
  • Auto-scrolls once again during playback when reaches end of loop when start of loop is not on screen
  • Fixed bug affecting saving combos with automation lanes
  • Various fixes to automation lanes and combo effects UI
  • No longer adds multiple copies of same layer name to ‘Recent’ layer list
  • Mac: Fixed issue with Bluetooth playback devices not being added to the list of Playback devices in preferences
  • Now resets combo internal effect parameter when double-clicked
  • Fixed: In looped playback, if wider than screen width now returns to loop start visually
  • Clip Start effect now controlled by automation lane
  • Fixed issue where could not load more than a few Sound Palettes at the same time if they each contained many sounds
  • Improved handling when attempts to import more than maximum number of samples per Sound Palette occurs
  • Prevent flashing between note and time selection text in interactive help
  • Improved handing of corrupted combos on loading RipX
  • When editing automation lane for a note or note group, now plays only on mouse up (was playing on mouse down too)

v6.1.0 changes (18th Jan 2023)

Improvements

  • New ‘Separate Guitar & Piano’ ripper option for improved guitar and piano separation, but with longer ripping time. If used with ‘Save Stems Only’ separate guitar and piano stems are created.
  • Click on selected Layer, or double-click on non-selected Layer now selects all audio.
    • To reset the Layer slider value where double-click has effect of selecting all audio, you can now triple-click
  • Records audio and MIDI using loop markers
  • Can now press Record during playback to immediately start recording
  • When dragging a rectangle over notes to select them, auto-selects unpitched audio when all notes in a given time are selected, and shows a separate bounding rectangle.
  • Setting loop marker now sets/extends the time selection for easy application of effects and sounds
  • When dragging barline handles to set the beat grid, now only looks at notes from the selected Layers when detecting beats further into a song
  • Can now edit effects applied to time selections for individual layers when originally applied to all, or a larger set of, layers
  • Can now Shift-click in Layers panel to quickly select a series of layers
  • Right-click over multiple selected layers brings up menu to allow deletion of all selected layers
  • Improved quality of time stretching of unpitched audio
  • Select All added to layers menu
  • Right-click on a layer in Layers panel selects layer and shows menu for that layer
  • If playback/recording marker is outside loop, it plays/records from there
  • Selects and scrolls to show previous Rip being worked on when start new session
  • Snap loop marker to closest beat marker, no matter the distance
  • When clicking Solo for a selected layer, no longer deselects other layers (where more than one selected)
  • Musical scales now colour coded to the layers they apply to
  • Prevent MIDI practice recording when nothing playing and RipX not active app
  • Added Enable/Disable device to MIDI Input Device right-click menu.
  • Don’t scroll rip during playback if user scrolls away from the playback position
  • Improvements to effects and sounds panel title text to make what they apply to more obvious
  • When nothing selected and a layer selected, show red background for hovered/selected effects to indicate for new notes, not for any current selection
  • Reverted Select All to Select All Time for consistency
  • When Shift held down, always select notes rather than time when dragging selection rectangle
  • Show current RipList name in Rips panel title when not default RipList
  • At start-up, attempts to auto-detect MIDI surface controllers that send spurious MIDI Note On messages and turns them to Off. Does this if receives MIDI Note On within 2 seconds of start-up and device hasn’t been used for recording before. Select the device to re-enable it. Or click expand arrow and click ‘Off’ where can set MPE On/Off
  • Disabled ability to rename/delete the default sound palettes and sounds
  • Improved interactive help with information for double-clicking layers to select all time, and the difference and recommended use of time and note selections
  • Shifted unpitched audio at bottom of screen up a few pixels so not right next to zoom adjustment
  • Can now select time and create loop markers for recording past last barline
  • Tightened up curved edges in display
  • Updated loop marker colouring
  • Made vertical region thinner where does time selection rather than note selection when dragging selection rectangle over notes
  • Made selected notes clearer
  • Current playback/recording position shown in main scrollbar so easy to find if scroll away.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed ripping issue with gaps in very heavy drums/percussion
  • Fixed issue where drums/percussion could be ripped with reduced quality
  • Pitched Sound playback fix
  • VST ripping fixes
  • Fixed time selection effect saving bug (caused crash undo/redoing etc)
  • Mac: Fixed issue when recording & playing back using same audio-device
  • Fixed MIDI import when DeepCreate not activated
  • Windows: Fixed failed Stem export on Windows 11 version 22H2
  • Mac: Fixed audio recording issue where glitch could be present at end of recording
  • Fixed issue where device settings not saved correctly where both Audio and MIDI inputs available for device
  • Mac: Fixed mousewheel scrolling during recording
  • Fixes for applying musical scales to different layers
  • Fixed zoomed out/Straight Notes brightness
  • Fixed pitched percussion display brightness when zoomed out or Straight Notes on
  • When recording audio, intelligently decide whether to use stereo mix, left or right channel – e.g. where only one of two inputs used(previously it mixed both channels in this case, halving the level)
  • Prevented deleting a rip when finishing off audio recording
  • Fixed effect combos containing a sound placed after an effect like harmony, chord, reverb or delay, so that it only applies to that effect and not original note
  • Fixed harmony applied so that it matches the value shown in slider
  • Fixed 3rd harmonies where additional pitch adjustment required to fit key
  • Prevented double-clicking timeline selecting bar
  • Fixed loop region when dragging left edge over right edge and vice versa
  • Fixed issue where notes going over the loop end marker are not updated when changing effects and sounds in looped playback
  • Fixed undo for clicking and dragging to draw on an automation lane when it’s not already selected
  • Mac: Fixed Chord effect number selection shown so doesn’t show undefined symbol
  • Prevented sound being selected as a default for recording when dragged onto rip
  • Prevented pitch shifting doing a partial semitone when near edges of editor ranges
  • Ripping fixes
  • Prevent quitting RipX when processing recorded audio
  • Prevent Ctrl/Cmd+C,V etc working in rip when input focus is in RipScripts, such as Export and Change Tempo
  • Changing Tempo now updates muted Layers too

v6.0.3 changes (6th Dec 2022)

Improvements

  • Improved playback engine
    • Smoother effect and sample changes, especially when auditioning
    • Fixed glitches with playing back notes with longer sounds applied
  • Can once again select all notes at a given time by dragging a loop
  • Draw unpitched audio much brighter at bottom of screen to make obvious it exists, in particular when applying Sound, it needs to be included in note selection, or use time selection
  • Cursor and selection background color now matches selected layers to make clearer editing affects those layers only
  • When nothing selected (so can choose sounds and effects to add new notes with) colours sound and effects grip red
  • Sounds applied to individual notes now unaffected by sounds applied to time selections they may be within
  • Tweaked reverb default values
  • Play notes & groups when their automation lanes edited
  • Made non-selected layers more transparent
  • Import VST Instrument dialog now defaults to every pitch in range C2 to B5
  • Can once again select an individual note within a time selection
  • Show all unpitched audio when View>Straight Notes is selected
  • Select automation lane for a time selection when clicking on its bar at the bottom of the screen if the effect is selected in the panels – helps to prevent accidental deletion of time when user may intend to reset/delete the effect
  • More efficient rendering of text outlines
  • Sample amplitude variation mix 50:50 with original audio
  • Resizing unpitched notes now extends/shortens rather than stretches them, useful for applying longer drum sounds
  • Applied unpitched sounds now change in pitch from original note to sample pitch as level increased.
  • Select All selects notes rather than time, if mainly recorded notes containing no original audio in selected layers.
  • When all time is selected, it is done from 0 seconds rather than score start
  • When time is copied and the start time is 0, the score start is used instead
  • When dragging a sound/loop from panel onto rip, now adds it to the first selected layer rather than try to create/select one based on the instrument name.
  • Dragging a loop onto the main area when no rip is loaded sets up the tempo for it
  • Don’t allow resizing ends of note when Fit To Bars effect is applied (correct usage is to adjust number of bars to fit, or remove that effect)
  • Auditioning sounds requiring loading no longer disturbs playback
  • Allow time selection to be transferred to different layer

Bug fixes

  • Fixed opening reverb, delay, quantize, flatten and correct pitch effects from pre-v6 rip files.
  • Fixed timing of delay and reverb when warp applied
  • Numerous Loops fixes
  • Fixed transparency of reverb/harmonies etc when layer not selected
  • Fixed brightness of pitched notes relative to unpitched
  • Fixed bar lengths of loops
  • Handles Fit To Bars effected notes correctly after Change Tempo
  • Fit To Bars now has one parameter only
  • Pitch To Scale no longer affects unpitched notes or loops
  • Windows: Fixed non-showing of activation code check messages
  • Fixed issue with gaps created when changing tempo

v6.0.2 changes (22nd Nov 2022)

Improvements

  • More optimised rendering of sounds onto audio
  • No longer stretches drums and percussion when changing tempo to be more natural sounding
  • Auto-un-collapse combos when created/added to in panels
  • Playback rendering improvements
  • Added option to disable MIDI input under device name in Inputs panel (cycle MPE Off>MPE On>Off)

Bug fixes

  • Fixed issue with misaligned drums/percussion, particularly from pre-v6 Rip files
  • Handles stopping audio recording before count down has finished correctly
  • Fixed crash that could occur when recording audio
  • Fixed selection of individual notes at the same time as other notes
  • Fixed rendering of sounds on existing audio when less than 100% level
  • Fixed selection of correct default sound for layers (e.g. not Bassoon for Bass)
  • Mac: Fixed highlighted keys for pitches during playback
  • Windows: Fixed issue where ripping files with a name finishing with a space or three dots (ie : “song .mp3”) and exporting stems (“for DJ” option) produced no files exported in the created folder.
  • Prevent splitting of notes with time effects (like Fit To Bars, Warp Time, Quantize Time and Shift Time)
  • Fixed playback ending when stop playback practice
  • Update panel and insert at correct position combos from other effects panels
  • Set timing effects correctly on pasting audio
  • Fixed sometimes incorrectly placed dragged effect within other panel
  • Fixed Fit To Bars timing when bar duration is variable (improves placing and duplicating loops)

v6.0.1 changes (18th Nov 2022)

Improvements

  • Can now set input device before clicking record when no rip/layers exist
  • Scroll to show input device when change layer
  • Smooth scroll panels
  • Mac: improved usage of trackpad/scroll wheel for panels
  • Better choice of default sounds for layers
  • Improved pitch adjustment of unpitched instruments
  • Set default sound for a layer when dragging a sound to it, and no default already exists
  • Auto-select layer when soloing it
  • Improved dragging of slider levels vs dragging the entry
  • Added Interactive Help for the Fit To Bars effect
  • Double-click loop markers to remove them
  • Can now add loop markers by dragging to the left
  • Can now edit notes in a time selection by dragging in pitch or time
  • Sets included loops to correct number of bars by default when dragging onto rip
  • No longer does sound/effects preview when nothing selected so easier to drag sounds and loops onto rip
  • More accurate volume of sounds replacing existing audio

Bug fixes

  • Fixed issue recording from stereo audio interface
  • Fixed Ctrl+A then ‘L’ to create loop from whole rip (wouldn’t play back)
  • Fixed potential hang
  • Fixed crash loading new sound palettes during playback/recording
  • Fixed keying Home to go back to start/start of Loop (all the time for Mac, and when not playing for Windows)
  • Fixed issue with panels not collapsing correctly
  • Fixed issue with long played MIDI notes disappearing
  • Fixed issue with notes not always being deleted, e.g. if muted, or if the time selection start is negative
  • Enabled more layer pop-up menu items when layer not selected
  • Fixed Layers panel ‘Add’ uncollapse scroll amount
  • Fixed issue with notes recorded from audio getting split up incorrectly
  • Fixed issue where multiple devices could end up assigned to layers and tricky to select correct one
  • Fixed issue where incorrect BPM shown at top right for new ripped
  • Fixed issue with incorrect duration shown for rip in Rips panel
  • Fixed issue with panel size adjustments getting stuck
  • No longer changes record button to pause when practice playing MIDI
  • Fixed crash exporting audio containing notes with harmonies, chords, reverb, delay