Bitwig Studio v 1.1.7
Apr 1, 2015
MacOS X Intel
FIXED Controller API: crash when calling CursorDeviceSlotSection.selectSlot while section is disconnecting.
FIXED Application quits on OSX without asking to save when activating it and quitting in one go via Cmd+Tab and Cmd+Q, without releasing the Cmd modifier.
FIXED Prevent deleting of devices and packaged files in the browser.
FIXED Occassional crash when working with time selections in the arranger.
FIXED PDC didn't work correctly with delay-inducing plug-ins put inside Mid-Side Split and Multiband FX-2/3 containers.
FIXED Export results in cutted audio because of PDC.
FIXED Modulation mappings lost to outer device macros when moving a nested device within the nested chain.
FIXED Regression in 1.1.7: EQ-2/5 curve does not update when moving nodes.
FIXED Track input chooser popup button shows empty string when selecting certain controllers.
FIXED Crash when dragging clip while overwriting it in recording.
FIXED Controller API: crash when passing null for value parameter into RangedValueAtomIntention.set().
FIXED Error saving multisample when the same sample was used multiple times.
FIXED Dragging a clip to a drum pad that is occupied and slicing would add a new chain for that pad instead of using the existing one.
FIXED Drag and drop not possible from certain OSX apps and from Finder on OSX 10.7/10.8.
FIXED Reversing looped audio clips may result in incorrect play start time.
FIXED Reversed raw audio does not play according to the shown waveform in certain cases.
FIXED Step MOD was syncing wrong with PDC.
FIXED Note Pitch Shifter: negative values are off by 1 note.
FIXED Regression: EQ display didn't update properly in 1.1.7 RC3 when the freq/gain/q parameters were automated.
FIXED Reversing looped raw audio sometimes results in wrong clip masking offset.
IMPROVED Consolidating many clips with raw audio events did not work correctly.
Bitwig Studio v 1.1.6
Feb 25, 2015
MacOS X Intel
FIXED Buttons not responding in activation popup dialogs.
FIXED Controller API: position observer of cursor device always reports -1.
FIXED On Linux and some keyboard layouts pressing certain modifiers (like Alt-Gr) could stop keyboard shortcuts from working.
FIXED Resetting frequency parameter of comb device resets to lower value than actually possible.
FIXED Devices with certain modulation routings broke the document graph, causing solo to stop working and output to crackle.
FIXED When extending end of raw audio event beyond the maximum length of the event, the successive event might be partially erased.
FIXED Crash when moving notes to different lane in folded note editor after moving launcher clip cursor.
FIXED When copying clips on arranger with automation follow sometimes there could be duplicate automation points on top of each other.
FIXED Solo, routings, sends and browser preview became slow in large projects.
FIXED Controller API: observers for parameters of nested devices don't fire after loading document.
FIXED Unwanted thinning of events when duplicating or copy-pasting automation regions.
FIXED Controller API: has-layers-observer always reports true for plugin devices.
FIXED Automation events imported from MIDI files have wrong value range.
FIXED Controller API: selection observers in cursor device layer don't fire.
FIXED Application could crash if openning a broken document that contained multiple drum chains for a single pad - now it shows error message instead.
FIXED Adjusting tempo on reversed audio in inspector makes waveform disappear.
FIXED Automation events imported from certain MIDI files contain lots of redundant events.
FIXED Controller API: delayed notification of note deletions.
FIXED Mouse-wheel was acting funky on EQ displays and drum machine.
FIXED Button (on/off) automation write affects the automated value outside of the recorded region when recording the first time.
FIXED VST parameters are not restored when assigning a preset to a nested chain.
FIXED Automation not updated correctly in arranger when drag-inserting points in clip content editor.
FIXED Changing track mute during session recording makes the track output remain silent even when not muted.
FIXED EDIT panel layout: automation lane in arranger note editor (clip content mode) shows the content of the clip launcher automation editor instead of arranger automation editor.
FIXED MIDI CC data not imported with MIDI clips.
FIXED Occassional crash when making time selections in the detail editor.
FIXED Potential hang of application when shutting down.
FIXED Prelisten in browser randomly plays loops at wrong speed.
FIXED Moving raw audio snippets can create gaps after the new event end.
FIXED OSX launcher requests to download JRE 1.6.
FIXED Not possible to show the clip launcher in the mixer panel in the dual monitor studio display profile.
FIXED Mixer panel could allow resizing to a smaller height that it should really allow.
FIXED Adding a raw audio clip from browser results in wrong length of the clip.
IMPROVED Controller API: it should be possible to call addDatagramPacketObserver from other observers to make IP address user configurable.
IMPROVED Controller API: add device bank for siblings of cursor device.
IMPROVED Allow the note receiver device to receive the note output of devices and not just tracks.
IMPROVED Increase the maximum number of files that can be dragged from the browser from 50 to 128.
IMPROVED Controller API: better support for navigating device slots.
IMPROVED Controller API: layers in DeviceLayerBank should be sorted by drum pad layout in case of drum machine.
IMPROVED Controller script for CME Xkey.
Bitwig Studio v 1.1.3
Dec 27, 2014
MacOS X Intel
NEW Automatic quantization of recorded notes.
FIXED Crash when using context menu on arranger loop region while cue markers are selected.
FIXED Controller API: potential crash after controller has been disconnected.
FIXED VSTs which sent MIDI events with invalid timestamps (Liquid Rhythm) could crash the engine.
FIXED After opening Multisample Editor, opening and closing of collapsible tracks in mixer does not work anymore.
FIXED Crash when ctrl-clicking time selection in the track automation detail editor while clip time selection is made in the arranger overview.
FIXED Crash in controller API when deleting multiple tracks with backspace key.
FIXED Crash when loading 32-bit float wav files on Linux on older CPUs which doesn't support SSSE3.
FIXED Rare engine crash when bouncing/exporting audio material.
FIXED Crash if dragging files to a track and while those files are being loaded for insertion the track is deleted from the project.
FIXED Controller API: crash when navigating cursor to next track while document is closing.
FIXED Application crashes if control scripts tries to set an unsupported automation write mode.
FIXED Rare crash when working with audio files.
FIXED Hybrid track with sampler and a following Bitwig device does not play bounced-in-place audio when the track is not selected.
FIXED Controller API: assignPolyphonicAftertouchToExpression function didn't work.
IMPROVED New controller scripts for Nektar Technology products: LX49, 61 and 88, as well as for iX49 and iX61.
IMPROVED Attach plugin states to projects when saving so that the plugin-states directory in the project folder is not needed.
IMPROVED FX audio and instrument chain device should be one device that intelligently determines the preset type based on the devices inside it.
IMPROVED Updated scripts for Arturia Keylab controller family.
Bitwig Studio v 1.1.2
Dec 5, 2014
MacOS X Intel
NEW We now send out SysEx messages to VST instruments for transpose note expressions if the plug-in claims to support canDo("midiSingleNoteTuningChange") and the other note expressions if the plug-in supports canDo("midiKeyBasedInstrumentControl").
IMPROVED Controller API: add observer that reports if the device is nested inside another device.
FIXED Pre-roll settings wasn't saved in the preferences.
FIXED PDC: Modulation routings from Audio MOD wasn't correctly compensated in certain cases.
FIXED First drag of a micro-pitch expression does not snap to semi-tones.
FIXED Occassional crash when returning to arrangement or stopping a track via controller API.
FIXED Engine crash when dragging audio files on clip launcher preview slots on non-preview tracks.
FIXED Controller API: direct parameter observer does not report the latest value, it is always one step behind.
FIXED Rare crash when popup windows are closed on OSX.
FIXED Moving stretch markers in the detail editor does not snap correctly anymore.
FIXED VST plugins that have a file creation date at the beginning of Unix time are not being scanned (e.g. Sonalksis OSX).
FIXED Possible to create automation points on the arranger with negative arranger time for the very first point created by clicking in the margin before time 0.
FIXED Bipolar macro values are only loaded correctly when loading preset twice.
FIXED VSTs should never sleep if their GUI is open.
FIXED Engine crash when switching preset for VST running in bit-bridge mode.
FIXED Engine crash after changing buffer size after audio recording.
FIXED Timing bug in E-CLAPand the noise section of E-SNARE.
FIXED Moving a project file into a sub folder of the project folder would cause plugin states to be lost if the application was restarted and the file was opened.
FIXED Bounce in place turns instrument track into an audio track instead of a hybrid track.
FIXED "Insert Silence" doesn't move Cue Markers.
FIXED VST Device knobs don't wake up from sleep when being assigning modulations.
Bitwig Studio v 1.1.1
Nov 26, 2014
MacOS X Intel
FIXED Controller API: device layer selection does not work correctly.
FIXED Tempo field in audio event inspector does not get updated when undoing tempo edits.
FIXED Controller API: CursorDevice.addCanSelectNext(Previous)Observer is not updated correctly after script reload.
FIXED Controller API: canScroll observers are not called for device layer bank and drum pad bank.
FIXED Controller API: Scene.exists().addValueObserver() is never called.
FIXED Channel Aftertouch and Program Change messages didn't work on MIDI in for Linux.
FIXED Clip launcher clips we're slowly drifting apart due to accumulating rounding error.
FIXED When dragging an unnamed arranger clip to the browser the default name to save the clip under has "Scene x" appended to the name.
FIXED Helper windows such as DSP graph or Scripting Console should not become full-screen with their parent window on OSX.
FIXED PDC does not work correctly for chains of Multi-Out VSTs.
FIXED Timeline controlled launching in clips does not work correctly.
FIXED Dragging note start might result in incorrect order of notes, which causes playback errors.
FIXED Engine crashed when playing audio files with audio I/O running at 192 kHz.
FIXED Creating beat markers via double-click always prefers onset snapping, even if the preview shows differently and object snapping is disabled.
IMPROVED Dragging in a device does not always make it selected after the drop.
IMPROVED Controller API: distinguish between mixer and editor selection in channel interface (added selectInMixer, addIsSelectedInMixerObserver).
IMPROVED Controller API: add access to deactivated state to channel interface.
IMPROVED Controller API: add access to open state of plugin windows.
Bitwig Studio v 1.1
Nov 19, 2014
MacOS X Intel
Advanced VST Multi-Out Sidechain Support
True Latency Compensation
Advanced Routing Capabilities (Audio/MIDI)
Track, Chain, and Device Deactivation
6 New Devices: Audio Receiver, Note Receiver, Note MOD, De-Esser
Multiband FX2 and Multiband FX3
New Modulation Parameters
Enhanced Timestretching Capabilities
Updated Controller API
Bitwig Studio v 1.0.15
Oct 15, 2014
MacOS X Intel
IMPROVED Show progress when auto-detecting controllers.
IMPROVED Made auto-detecting of MIDI controllers faster.
IMPROVED Add support for AKAI EWI controller.
IMPROVED Add keyboard shortcut for zoom to fit (Cmd/Ctrl+0).
IMPROVED When a disk-streaming buffer-underrun occurs (for instance when jumping to a location in a sample which could not be predicted), a fade.in is now applied when the streaming catches up to prevent clicks.
IMPROVED Updated scripts from Livid Instruments.
FIXED Plugin's window header is sometimes out of screen on Windows.
FIXED Add SysEx probe command to control surface console.
FIXED Parameter names not shown for UAD (and some other) plug-ins.
FIXED Freeze when moving MOD device within another MOD device's FX chain.
FIXED EQs could blow-up when using extreme Q values with four-pole LP/HP filters.
FIXED UAD plug-ins all get the title "UAD powered plugin" when added to the device chain.
FIXED Improved Linux MIDI support - Virtual MIDI now works.
FIXED Crash when undoing the deletion of an automation lane for an indexed value atom.
FIXED Crash if using the bounce modifier and deleting the destination before the bounce completes.
FIXED Hybrid audio/MIDI interface M-Audio Audiophile 24/96 not recognized as MIDI device in Linux.
FIXED Overdubbing notes in the clip launcher does not end the undo operation when the user turns off the overdub button.
FIXED Crash when dragging arranger clips with automation follow in some circumstances.
FIXED Selecting automation points on the arranger using rectangular selection tool is extremely slow even when zoomed in on small part of the automation.
FIXED OSX gatekeeper trouble introduced by OSX 10.9.5 and 10.10 Preview.
FIXED Auditioning is too loud when changing velocity of notes.
FIXED NI Maschine drag and drop from plugin into the host does not work.
FIXED Crash on OSX when switching display profile while an audio interface is configured that is not available anymore.
Bitwig Studio v 1.0.13
Aug 15, 2014
MacOS X Intel
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.
Bitwig Studio v 1.0.12
Aug 13, 2014
MacOS X Intel
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.
Bitwig Studio v 1.0.11rc1
Jul 16, 2014
MacOS X Intel
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 Control-mapping indication get stuck on the devices for some scripts.
FIXED Not possible to change order of tracks after loading project with hidden effect tracks.
FIXED Opening the user guide on non-Ubuntu Linux may cause the application to hang until the user guide is closed.
FIXED Occasional errors when saving plugin states that should not be errors.
FIXED Various rare and random crashes when displaying the GUI.
FIXED Launchpad does not update lights when switching modes on Linux.
FIXED Crash when browsing a file that has unicode surrogate pairs in its name.
FIXED Very rare crash when browsing some plugins.
FIXED Disarming a track while a clip is recording in clip launcher does not stop the clip from recording.
FIXED Export audio with clips and/or scenes active in the Clip-Launcher doesn't export audio correctly
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 Crash due to somehow being able to drag an empty selection of device layers
FIXED Occassional crash when dragging over an automation lane in the arranger clip launcher
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 Rare crash when working with rectangular selection.
FIXED Crash when stretching start of audio event after order of beat markers got incorrect somehow.
FIXED Very rare crash when using the knife tool in note or automation editor.
FIXED Regression: crash when setting note start to selected warp marker.
FIXED Crash when adjusting curvature of expression events.
Bitwig Studio v 1.0.10
Jun 20, 2014
MacOS X Intel
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
Bitwig Studio v 1.0.9
Jun 17, 2014
MacOS X Intel
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 Showing expanded device popup menu does not close the compact device menu.
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).
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 Improved time-stretching sound quality.
IMPROVED Better support for generic MIDI keyboards.
FIXED Modulation pie in sampler shows wrong values when played if parameters are mapped to polyphonic modulators.
FIXED Key tracking in sampler does not have any effect when assigned.
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 Windows documents folder location problem.
FIXED Not possible to overdub clip launcher clips that are longer than the current arranger loop-
FIXED Copy modifier used to switch between dragging multiple files as single or multiple tracks was broken.
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 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 Muted state of notes is not visualized in folded note editor.
FIXED Insert silence does not move automation.
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 Copying muted notes creates unmuted copy.
Bitwig Studio v 1.0.8
May 7, 2014
MacOS X Intel
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 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 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 EQ2/5 display now show modulation
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 Midi drag&drop from microtonic didn't work on windows
FIXED Wrong default value for Step MOD (32/1).
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 Crash on startup of fresh install
FIXED Random crashes when using library
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 Better VST keyboard handling on windows
IMPROVED Normal sustain pedal behavior
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 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 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 Note velocity cannot be changed by dragging not with modifier if note is not selected.
FIXED Random crash when tooltip hides on Mac OS X.
FIXED Crash when moving clip from effect to non-empty master track.
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 Crash when dragging arranger notes that no longer exist in the project
FIXED Drum channels cannot be expanded in the mixer for a document after openning another document and closing the new one
Bitwig Studio v 1.0.6rc2
Apr 9, 2014
MacOS X Intel
[Fixed] crash when working with a single clip on master track
[Fixed] plugin windows should appear in the center of the screen when opening the first time on OSX.
[Fixed] crash if custom cache location has been configured but does not exist and can't be created at that location.
[Fixed] exporting audio as wav in floating point format creates a file with garbage audio.
[Fixed] Engine crashed when moving a track or drum chain to a different track with send active
[Fixed] Crash when tapping ctrl with nothing focused
Bitwig Studio v 1.0.4
Apr 3, 2014
MacOS X Intel
Pdc, gfx, vst and bounce fixes
Bitwig Studio v 1.0.2
Mar 28, 2014
MacOS X Intel
Bitwig Studio v beta
Jul 11, 2012
MacOS X Intel