Release Notes

Thank you for downloading Bitwig Studio 1.0.13.
This document lists the changes since previous versions of Bitwig Studio.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.13

Released on 13.08.2014.

IMPROVED Various improvements in Arturia KeyLab scripts.
IMPROVED Minor style tweak in controller API documentation.
FIXED Crash when dragging a drum pad to another drum pad.
FIXED Regression: automation recording inserts additional points with default value or does not work in some cases.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.12

Released on 12.08.2014.

IMPROVED JavaScript stub generator for Controller API needs latest updates from TeotiGraphix repository.
FIXED Copying or duplicating a plugin device with automation in a clip does not duplicate the automation for parameters in the plugin device
FIXED Moving a nested device chain could cause weird problems/crashes if the chain's mixer had automation for some of it's parameters (eg volume or pan).
FIXED Dragging a nested device chain (with automation to a mixer parameter for the chain) to a new track would leave the document in a broken state and cause crash on save
FIXED Note editor piano keyboard doesn't audition keys until a note is added to the clip.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.12 RC1

Released on 08.08.2014.

IMPROVED MIDI output on OSX sends always 3 bytes data, but should send only one byte in case of realtime data and two bytes in case of channel pressure and program change.
IMPROVED Added javascript stubs for syntax-completion of the controller API within your IDE when developing scripts. Thanks to Michael Schmalle (Teotigraphix) for contributing the code for generating it, and thanks to Trappar for initial inspiration of Michael's project by providing hand-written API stubs.
FIXED Crashes when adding/removing removable media and performance lock-ups on windows.
FIXED Loud audio blowouts using the E-kick device with certain parameter settings.
FIXED Regression: changing shuffle time needs audio engine restart to take effect in 1.0.11.
FIXED MIDI clock sync does not work on Linux.
FIXED Hidden directories are not scanned for VSTs, even when specifically added as location.
FIXED Package manager list of packages could sometimes look broken when switching back and forth between the online and DVD packs.
FIXED Crash if search indexes somehow get corrupted or truncated.
FIXED Slicing an audio clip unwarped on the arranger to a drum or multi sampler would create incorrect slice playback clip in the drum track if the clip being sliced did not start at time 0
FIXED Slice to drum machine does not create slice for the last onset.
FIXED External Instrument: change of MIDI channel requires audio engine restart to take effect.
FIXED Korg NanoKontrol2 script has a problem with switching devices.
FIXED Dragging a clip launcher note selection to a new clip does not work anymore.
FIXED Resizing start of reversed raw audio event affects event end time in some cases.
FIXED Adaptive timeline grid mode should be disabled when the user changes grid subdivisions.
FIXED Device Macros: when set to bipolar and automated, curve editing is broken after project reload.
FIXED Zooming and adjusting timeline grid settings using keyboard shortcuts does not work on certain keyboards.
FIXED Note editor piano keyboard plays notes on wrong track after moving clip to another track while keeping clip selection unchanged.
FIXED Piano roll keys in layered editing play wrong track.
FIXED Doubling content of selected arranger clip also unselects it, thus makes the note editor lose it.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.11

Released on 15.07.2014.

NEW Support for Arturia KeyLab controllers.
IMPROVED Added NoteInput.sendRawMidiEvent method to controller API.
FIXED Control-mapping indication get stuck on the devices for some scripts.
FIXED Rare crash when trying to activate the engine for a document that is being closed.
FIXED Rare crash when deleting a launcher clip.
FIXED Hot plugging and removing discs did not correctly update in the file browser tab.
FIXED Bouncing a multi-selection of clips would sometimes hang the engine.
FIXED Undo stops working when using the knife tool in an automation lane.
FIXED Undo not available in certain conditions.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.11 RC1

Released on 10.07.2014.

NEW Added support for UDP (User Datagram Protocol) to the controller API
IMPROVED Allow sorting of devices in the device browser based either on vendor or location.
IMPROVED On Mac OSX updating a plugin would not cause the cached information for a plugin to be invalidated so the old information would be used.
IMPROVED Improved Export Audio dialog.
FIXED Certain wav files couldn't be loaded.
FIXED Crash when browsing a file that has unicode surrogate pairs in its name.
FIXED Very rare crash when browsing some plugins.
FIXED Crash due to somehow being able to drag an empty selection of device layers
FIXED Crash when selecting a controller note input for a hybrid track and then selecting an audio note input and then undoing
FIXED Crash on startup if vst-metadata file is corrupted
FIXED Openning the package manager always causes a rescan of repositories and forgets about the currently installing packs.
FIXED Cancelling the save dialog for a modified document when quitting means it is no longer possible to quit the application
FIXED Opening the user guide on non-Ubuntu Linux may cause the application to hang until the user guide is closed.
FIXED Not possible to change order of tracks after loading project with hidden effect tracks.
FIXED Disarming a track while a clip is recording in clip launcher does not stop the clip from recording.
FIXED Occasional errors when saving plugin states that should not be errors.
FIXED Launchpad does not update lights when switching modes on Linux.
FIXED Occassional crash when dragging over an automation lane in the arranger clip launcher
FIXED Various rare and random crashes when displaying the GUI.
FIXED Crash when dragging a layer device with layers from a main track onto an effect track
FIXED Crash when occassionally dragging clips between tracks on the arranger with the single track insert modifier pressed.
FIXED Rare crash when working with rectangular selection.
FIXED Very rare crash when using the knife tool in note or automation editor.
FIXED Crash when adjusting curvature of expression events.
FIXED Regression: crash when setting note start to selected warp marker.
FIXED Crash when stretching start of audio event after order of beat markers got incorrect somehow.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.10

Released on 19.06.2014.

FIXED Crash when using CNTRLR script that was using a hidden controller API method.
FIXED Crash sometimes when showing a plugin loading error message.
FIXED Crash when showing context menu in file browser for a folder when there are no bookmarks.
FIXED Regression: 1.0.9 would complain about insufficient disk space when installing packs on a fresh system.
FIXED When scrolling a device chain with many devices the devices towards the end of the chain would not show their name

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.9

Released on 13.06.2014.

FIXED Vengeance VMS stereo VSt plugin shell only shows one plugin instead of multiple.
FIXED Memory was leaked when searching in the browser.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.9 RC3

Released on 11.06.2014.

FIXED Glitch VST does not show the plugin window on Linux.
FIXED On Windows updates in the browser could be incorrect when modifying files.
FIXED Crash when moving expression segment with cmd/ctrl modifier.
FIXED Crash when adding expression event to multi-selection by shift-clicking on it (regression).
FIXED Showing expanded device popup menu does not close the compact device menu.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.9 RC2

Released on 10.06.2014.

FIXED Pressing delete on a library location in the browser would delete the library location from disk instead of removing it as a library location to be indexed
FIXED Uninstalling a package did not remove the files from the browser
FIXED VST plugin devices were mixed alphabetically with the folders they were in
FIXED Double-click audio event header to split event only works in clips that start at time zero.
FIXED Layered note editor in clip mode does not paint notes in locked layers ghosted.
FIXED Clicking above or below a note in folded note editor would audition the note if audition is enabled.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.9 RC1

Released on 04.06.2014.

IMPROVED Better support for generic MIDI keyboards.
IMPROVED Improved time-stretching sound quality.
FIXED Key tracking in sampler does not have any effect when assigned.
FIXED Not possible to overdub clip launcher clips that are longer than the current arranger loop-
FIXED Modulation pie in sampler shows wrong values when played if parameters are mapped to polyphonic modulators.
FIXED Windows documents folder location problem.
FIXED Issues with buffer-sizes over 256 samples
FIXED VST host process on linux used main as entry point instead of VSTPluginMain.
FIXED Using the "apply project tempo" button in the beat marker inspector caused undo/redo to stop working.
FIXED Tool device causes loud clicks when toggling the phase invert buttons.
FIXED Add ability to configure "My Library" location and show it by default in the browser.
FIXED Repeated text characters are not typed on Linux.
FIXED Copy modifier used to switch between dragging multiple files as single or multiple tracks was broken.
FIXED Problem with selecting devices in Korg nanoKontrol script.
FIXED Cursor device in Akai MPKmini script does not work as expected.
FIXED Note editor layers might still be visible after clips/tracks get removed due to undo operation.
FIXED Time selection has wrong range when selecting expression events or beat markers in arranger note editor.
FIXED Wrong time offset when moving onsets in later clip loop iterations in arranger note editor.
FIXED Reversing a clip has no effect on raw audio events.
FIXED Insert silence does not move automation.
FIXED Muted state of notes is not visualized in folded note editor.
FIXED Copying muted notes creates unmuted copy.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.8

Released on 05.05.2014.

FIXED Modulated value pie was not shown correctly for some values
FIXED Changing the length of multiple selected notes spread over multiple clips in track note editor behaves erratic.
FIXED Visual glitch in preview when drawing expression events over multiple audio events using pencil tool.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.8 RC3

Released on 28.04.2014.

IMPROVED Note pencil tool should disconnect mouse cursor during dragging to avoid limitations of movement.
IMPROVED Can't drop MIDI file on existing track.
IMPROVED Use pixel threshold for adjusting note length and velocity using pencil tool.
IMPROVED Individual note-length memory per track.
IMPROVED Changed default install location for windows installer not to include the version number, which was causing shortcuts to the executable to stop working after upgrading
IMPROVED Allow release-candidate builds to be installed in without uninstalling the normal builds on windows
IMPROVED Added symmetry control to distortion device which controls the mix of even/odd harmonics
IMPROVED Added Slope control for the decay of the E-Hat device
IMPROVED Better solo behavior for return tracks
IMPROVED EQ2/5 display now show modulation
FIXED Wrong default value for Step MOD (32/1).
FIXED Midi drag&drop from microtonic didn't work on windows
FIXED External instrument didn't send MIDI CC to the selected channel
FIXED Sampler playback was missing the first 7 samples of the attack
FIXED metadata with sub-paths (shell plugs-ins/soundfont patches) no longer work
FIXED When adjusting note velocity, only audition changes when auditioning is actually enabled.
FIXED Hanging note when auditioned track changes while a key on the piano roll keyboard is pressed.
FIXED Quantize regression: quantizing a chord kills all but one note.
FIXED Crash when moving track with clips into FX section and then moving it out again.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.8 RC2

Released on 22.04.2014.

FIXED Random crashes when using library
FIXED Crash on startup of fresh install
FIXED Recover the latest state of a plugin when recovering documents
FIXED Crash when exporting empty arrangement as MIDI file.
FIXED There's no way to remove a bookmark from the browser.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.8 RC1

Released on 21.04.2014.

NEW Automatically backup the state of plugins every minute when the engine is not playing
NEW MIDI file export.
IMPROVED Importing type-0 MIDI files should split events into different tracks based on MIDI channels.
IMPROVED Importing MIDI file should consider track name metadata.
IMPROVED Importing MIDI file should consider tempo meta events.
IMPROVED Allow to adjust note length and velocity when inserting notes via double click and drag.
IMPROVED Allow velocity adjustment when drawing notes using pencil tool by dragging vertically.
IMPROVED Audition notes when clicking on them (if enabled).
IMPROVED Avoid note start jumping when using note pencil tool.
IMPROVED Remember last note length when using pencil tool for notes.
IMPROVED Improved efficiency of monitoring library locations when new files are copied or deleted from library locations.
IMPROVED Audition notes (if enabled) when adjusting note velocity.
IMPROVED Change the minimum LFO rate in various devices to 0.01Hz and minimum synced rate to 32/1
IMPROVED Normal sustain pedal behavior
IMPROVED Better VST keyboard handling on windows
FIXED Crash when reversing very long files
FIXED Saving a clip with a device containing a layer device in a slot would crash
FIXED Bouncing sometimes missed notes if it was started at the exact same location as the transport last stopped
FIXED device controller mappings didn't reload correctly after saving them
FIXED Split at onset wasn't limited to the range of the selected event(s)
FIXED PDC for meters & automation limited to 32768 samples
FIXED Graphical glitch in note expressions
FIXED Novation Launchpad does not work on Linux.
FIXED Crash when saving plugin state for a plugin that is no longer in the document
FIXED Removing a directory under a library location that started with the same name as another directory alongside it would remove indexed information for the other directory too
FIXED Dragging note or audio event start can result in overlapping notes.
FIXED Changing velocity in piano roll editor via Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+Drag should also work when the target note is not selected yet.
FIXED Stretching audio events might result in overlapping events.
FIXED Crash when splitting at onsets, then quantising to wider grid than event lengths, then dragging event start.
FIXED Rare crash when double-clicking on clip in clip-launcher to show its contents.
FIXED Random crash when tooltip hides on Mac OS X.
FIXED Crash when moving clip from effect to non-empty master track.
FIXED Note velocity cannot be changed by dragging not with modifier if note is not selected.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.7

Released on 14.04.2014.

FIXED Closing u-he plugins using the button inside our device chain would cause the plug-in to crash (on windows)
FIXED Solo and then un-solo of a track with send caused weird crackling sound
FIXED Possible deadlock when opening window on windows
FIXED Crash when copying a plugin device to clipboard then pasting in the browser to save a preset
FIXED If audio engine crashes during a recording then leave the project in a sensible state
FIXED Drum channels cannot be expanded in the mixer for a document after openning another document and closing the new one
FIXED Crash when dragging arranger notes that no longer exist in the project

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.6

Released on 08.04.2014.

IMPROVED Redirect keyboard input that is not consumed by VST plugins to the app on Mac OS X.
FIXED Image line VST GUIs don't work in 1.0.5 but did work in previous versions
FIXED Engine crashed when moving a track or drum chain to a different track with send active
FIXED Exporting audio as wav in floating point format creates a file with garbage audio.
FIXED Drum machine sends didn't update the track processing ordering correctly, causing glitches/delays
FIXED Engine crashed on windows computers with AMD E-350 processor
FIXED Dragging files from the browser that no longer exist on the file system would leak threads causing an eventual out of memory error
FIXED When saving a document wirte it to a temp file first and then move it in case there is a crash when saving - it won't destroy the document
FIXED Crash if saving a project with a nested plugin that was missing.
FIXED Crash if dragging device and insertion point is to a point in the chain that then changes because devices are removed during the drag and drop
FIXED Crash invoking menu item when the original widget is no longer shown
FIXED Dragging a layer from an outer layer device to the layer list in a layer device within the outer layer device crashes
FIXED Crash when duplicating a drum machine that had modulation mappings to a drum pads mixer controls (eg pan and volume)
FIXED Crash when tapping ctrl with nothing focused
FIXED Crash if copy automation for a parameter with discrete possible values and clicking in an automation lane that does not have discrete possible values
FIXED Crash when dragging a device on top of another device that is the same device and the device dragging on top of has modulations
FIXED Crash if custom cache location has been configured but does not exist and can't be created at that location.
FIXED Using avprobe instead of ffprobe for Ubuntu 14.04 compatibility.
FIXED Crash when duplicating a drum machine that had modulations into a device in one of the drum pads
FIXED Drawing a note with the pencil tool and pressing escape leaves the note playing
FIXED Crash when dragging end of audio clip in master track.
FIXED Crash when splitting events using key command in empty clip.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.5

Released on 31.03.2014.

FIXED Crash when touching some plugin parameters in their plugin window (crashes in 1.0.4 only).

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.4

Released on 30.03.2014.

IMPROVED Improved the VST plugin parameter list, including a joker entry which follows the selection in the plug-in GUI
IMPROVED Added option to automatically show/hide VST-windows when switching tracks.
IMPROVED Show automated button in plug-in parameter list now also include modulated parameters
IMPROVED Keyboard input from VST-windows on windows is now redirected to the main application window
FIXED Convert pitch-bend setting doesn't update when adding/replacing the first instrument on a track
FIXED AHDSR envelope threshold of instant attack was lower than the minimum attack setting on the sampler
FIXED Engine crash when bouncing/rendering/exporting with buffersizes smaller than 256
FIXED When modulation mapping mode is active pressing the mouse-wheel on a knob acts as a click
FIXED Automation and time-info PDC doesn't work as expected
FIXED Camel Audio Alchemy doesn't remember its data directory
FIXED Saving an existing project to a new directory doesn't copy over the plugin-states
FIXED Crash when starting note drag and drop with an invalid selection.
FIXED the automation one is fixed, for the devices one we have a separate report.
FIXED GUI glitches on Mac OS X.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.3

Released on 27.03.2014.

FIXED Crash when reading SF2 files with a sample index which is out of range.
FIXED Crash when toggling solo for a drum pad in a drum machine that is in a slot of a container device
FIXED Some audio interfaces doesn't get detected
FIXED Crash sometimes when stopping overdubbed looped clip recording on arranger.
FIXED Pressing Esc when renaming a track still edits the track's name
FIXED Crash when making arranger time selection and then dragging from the automation lane instead of the clip header
FIXED Crash when scanning some shell VST plugins.
FIXED Crash when showing a popup window on Linux if the window manager sent focus in or out notifications to the popup window
FIXED Crash if delete a track that user is droppig a clip onto before the clip has finished loading
FIXED Audio engine crashed sometimes when deleting a VST plugin device with it's window open on Mac OSX
FIXED Preview warp marker are sometimes shown at the wrong location.
FIXED Crash when reversing audio that has not finished loading.
FIXED Crash when dragging pitch expression event with shift modifier.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.2

Released on 25.03.2014.

FIXED Crash when adding a disk as a library location on windows
FIXED Crash when using knife tool.
FIXED Crash after dragging end of clip.

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.1

Released on 24.03.2014.

NEW Allow mixer as complimentary panel in the EDIT mode.
NEW Send note expressions to VSTs using GM2 spec (CA23 and SINGLE NOTE TUNING CHANGE, VST needs to canDo "receiveVstSysexEvent")
NEW Better audio meters with optional K20 mode.
IMPROVED Show progress of audio export somewhere.
IMPROVED Limit preview note playing when draggin notes to 0.5s.
IMPROVED Better selection and mouse interactions in multisample editor.
IMPROVED Speed up tempo detection for long files.
IMPROVED Better onset detection.
IMPROVED Better tempo detection.
IMPROVED Preference for setting the default volume of new tracks (default -10dB).
IMPROVED Delete button should work in audio editors time selection without necessity to cut audio event.
IMPROVED Dragging unlooped clip end should not turn on the loop on the clip until the mouse is released.
FIXED Muting of sends form drum-machine solo is broken.
FIXED Automation only works if visible on the gui when bouncing / exporting.
FIXED Tracks that are stopped in the clip launcher don't behave correctly after loading a document
FIXED Fixed randomly occuring engine crash related to sample-streaming
FIXED Browsing multi samples in the multi sampler GUI does not work.
FIXED Dynamics default preset broken.
FIXED Bouncing a clip launcher clip that is currently playing results in clip continuing to play after the bounce, but it is silent.
FIXED Tempo detection seems to be off by a factor of 2 for attached ogg file.
FIXED Audio recordings on clip launcher interfere with each other.
FIXED Session recording should write flat track automation value for lanes that launcher clip has no automation in
FIXED When cancelling a multi clip bounce in a single track you need to cancel each bounce separately.
FIXED Export audio with clip launcher active exports the clip launcher not the arranger.
FIXED Dragging a slot in mid/side split to other slot creates a layer device in the destination slot.
FIXED Dragging nested device chain that does not have its own mixer crashes.
FIXED Automation is not saved in clips when dragged from arranger.
FIXED Undo behaves erratic for EQ5 changes.
FIXED Don't analyze onsets for audio files unless they get time stretched
FIXED "Start transport on record" setting does not work if you use F9 to toggle record.
FIXED Files or folders with non-ascii characters doesn't show up in browser on mac at all.
FIXED Various improvements to editing raw audio events.
FIXED Quintole and Septole Beat Grid Subdivisions are working as Straight and Triplet.
FIXED Grid resolutions 1/1, 1/2 and 1/4 show the same 1/1 grid.
FIXED Changing color of a clip on clip launcher or arranger does not update the color for the loop region and cue markers in the clip contents detail editor
FIXED Clicking on a note in the layered track editor should make that note's track the cursor track in the layer list.