Swar Studio

Category Audio Production / Sequencers
Version 2.0.2
Format App
Compatibility Swar StudioMacOS X UB
Licence Commercial Software
Price $69  /  52€
Rating
Updated On Mar 7, 2014
Total Downloads 1,445
Mac Downloads 926
Category Audio Production / Sequencers
Version 2.0.2
Format App
Compatibility Swar StudioWindows
Licence Commercial Software
Price $69  /  52€
Rating
Updated On Mar 7, 2014
Total Downloads 1,445
PC Downloads 519

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Swar Studio is the first sequencer primarily aimed at music from India, whether modern or ancient. It includes both Indian and Western virtual instruments to allow you to create your favourite songs from the film or classical repertoire without the need of any additional tool.

With Swar Studio, you'll be able to reproduce your favorite Bollywood hits of the past or present days, and/or create your own personal songs for a fraction of the price of setting up an expensive home studio.

Swar Studio in a glance:
- Fully featured, cost-effective DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)
- Audio tracks for recording or dragging audio loops
- Instrument tracks for recording from keyboard or dragging MIDI loops
- 36 in-built virtual instruments (Accordion, Bansuri, Bass, Bells, Brass Section,...
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Swar Studio is the first sequencer primarily aimed at music from India, whether modern or ancient. It includes both Indian and Western virtual instruments to allow you to create your favourite songs from the film or classical repertoire without the need of any additional tool.

With Swar Studio, you'll be able to reproduce your favorite Bollywood hits of the past or present days, and/or create your own personal songs for a fraction of the price of setting up an expensive home studio.

Swar Studio in a glance:
- Fully featured, cost-effective DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)
- Audio tracks for recording or dragging audio loops
- Instrument tracks for recording from keyboard or dragging MIDI loops
- 36 in-built virtual instruments (Accordion, Bansuri, Bass, Bells, Brass Section, Brightness, Cello, Chimta, Choir Aahs, Clean Guitar, Dhol, Dholak, Drums, Duff, Duggis, Electric Bass, Electric Guitar, Ghatam, Guitar, Gunghroo, Harmonium, Manjeera, Piano, Santoor, Sarod, Saxophone, Sitar, Slap Bass, Strings Ensemble, Tabla, Tambourines, Tanpura, Trumpet, Tumbi, Vibraphone, Violin)
- Library panel with hundreds of included MIDI loops
- VST and Audio Unit effects
- Piano Roll editor for MIDI loops
- Link to external tools
- Quantization
- Drag loops directly from SwarShala or Swar Librarian
- Export to audio or MIDI files
- Windows and Mac OS X
- Free updates
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Swar Studio Swar Studio v 2.0.2 Mar 7, 2014 MacOS X UB
Added option to export as a compressed file, reducing any audio data size by 10 with minimal audio loss
MIDI Editor: area (rectangle) selection now includes all notes intersecting with it, not necessarily fully included
MIDI Editor: added snap to 1/32
Smoother audio recording
Audio Editor: Volume Change up/down buttons were not working
Audio Properties : new Additional Latency field to sync audio recording with song on audio drivers with bad latency.
Various bugs corrected
Requires a new Product Key
Swar Systems Swar Studio Swar Studio v 2.0.1 Jan 7, 2013 MacOS X UB
  • Corrected a bug where undoing a changed loop had no effect.

  • Recording over an existing loop now starts at the exact cursor position (does not snap to beat subdivision).

  • Auditioning a mono audio loop was playing on a single side.

  • Autoquantize and metronome buttons were not highlighted when pressed

  • Audio tracks were slightly panned to the left.

  • Copy / Paste was working from mouse popup, but not from menu.

  • Track | Import Loop was importing the first loop, but not the next ones.

  • Recording from keyboard on a loop that was stretched was not keeping the proper size.

  • Drag of notes right border on Loop Editor resized to only half the dragged size.

  • Corrected autoscrolling on playback on Loop and Audio editors.

  • (Mac) Recording from keyboard was not saved on Mac.

  • (Mac) Now also runs on Mac OS 10.5

  • (Mac) Selecting range in Loop or Audio editor was not possible when using (single click) Mac mouse.

  • (Windows )Setup and program are now signed with a valid Authenticode certificate.
  • Swar Systems Swar Studio v 2.0 Dec 11, 2012 MacOS X UB
    New and enhanced instruments

    We have gone through a serious rework of most of our instruments. We have also added 5 new ones: Dulcimer, Whistle, Slow Strings, Lead Synth and Synth Pad.

    New MIDI and audio loops

    We have also reworked the Library loops. You now have a large collection of drums, guitar and bass loops, as well as some very nice Indian vocal samples.

    New audio editor

    We have also included an audio editor, so that you can do the basic editing of your recordings or dropped loops directly in the software.

    Enhanced user manual

    The user manual was completely rewritten to make it very comprehensive and clear. .

    Full Undo/Redo functionality

    You now have the comfort of undo/redo functionality everywhere in the program, so that you can undo any change you did by mistake..

    MP3 export

    You can now export your songs in MP3 format. You'll just need to download a valid MP3 encoder, for licensing issues.
    loops Swar Studio v 1.2.5 May 30, 2012 MacOS X UB
    Corrected a bug that was desynchronizing audio and MIDI tracks on normal playback.

    Reduced CPU consumption in idle mode.

    Added Get Started section in user manual.
    audio Swar Studio v 1.2.4 May 15, 2012 MacOS X UB
  • Track controls (left) pane was not getting increased past a certain number of tracks.

  • Repeat function now reuses the same underlying loop. When updating one of them, you are then asked whether to update all related instances, create a separate copy or cancel the changes.

  • Repeat function added also for audio loops.

  • Export to wave was not always on sync between audio and MIDI tracks.

  • Loop Editor : you can now reposition the audition cursor by clicking on the bars/beats header.
  • studio Swar Studio v 1.2.3 May 4, 2012 MacOS X UB
  • Added support for ASIO devices.

  • Corrected a bug that would prevent MIDI loops with sysex events to be properly quantized.

  • Added Volume modulation graph in Loop Editor.

  • Various improvements to Loop Editor (new maximize button, improved graphs, audition with pitch/volume modulations, etc...)

  • New « Repeat | Till the end » option when cloning a loop.

  • Corrected a bug where the recording cursor was not appearing when arming a track for recording.

  • Other small corrections/improvements.
  • guitar Swar Studio v 1.2.1 Apr 10, 2012 MacOS X UB
    This new Swar Studio update adds Karaoke views so you can record your voice on a new audio track or just sing along with friends. We have included 2 separate panels that can be set to different scripts, to best suit the audience.

    From now on we'll also be posting new songs with lyrics on a regular basis. You'll find the first one at the Swar Café.
    piano Swar Studio v 1.1 Mar 15, 2012 MacOS X UB
    Added Sound Engines tab in Options panel to use custom VSTi or Audio Unit synths as new instruments or to replace the default ones.
    New option to make quantization of a loop permanent.
    New Repeat x times option to repeat a loop.
    Corrected a bug that was affecting proper quantization in some cases.
    Made Loop Editor resizable for easier editing of longer sequences.
    Shift-Drag loop border increases/decreases loop without stretching/condensing its notes.
    Paste now copies a loop of the same duration as the one copied.
    Paste now copies a quantized loop and not just the original.
    Saves the track plugin parameters in the song file.
    Corrected a bug with audio tracks spreading on a large number of bars.
    Reduced CPU consumption when idle.
    Increased volume range on in-built instruments.
    download Swar Studio v 1.0.1 Feb 29, 2012 MacOS X UB
    New popup menu on track that lets you paste at a specific location.
    Corrected random silences in audio export (bounce)
    Corrected bug displaying « couldn't remove temp folder » message when closing/switching songs.
    Removes any unused loops in the resulting song archive (stz file).
    More reliable detection of changes in song (prompting for save)
    Improved contrast on subpanels
    Swar Studio Swar Studio v 2.0.2 Mar 7, 2014 Windows
    Added option to export as a compressed file, reducing any audio data size by 10 with minimal audio loss
    MIDI Editor: area (rectangle) selection now includes all notes intersecting with it, not necessarily fully included
    MIDI Editor: added snap to 1/32
    Smoother audio recording
    Audio Editor: Volume Change up/down buttons were not working
    Audio Properties : new Additional Latency field to sync audio recording with song on audio drivers with bad latency.
    Various bugs corrected
    Requires a new Product Key
    Swar Systems Swar Studio Swar Studio v 2.0.1 Jan 7, 2013 Windows
  • Corrected a bug where undoing a changed loop had no effect.

  • Recording over an existing loop now starts at the exact cursor position (does not snap to beat subdivision).

  • Auditioning a mono audio loop was playing on a single side.

  • Autoquantize and metronome buttons were not highlighted when pressed

  • Audio tracks were slightly panned to the left.

  • Copy / Paste was working from mouse popup, but not from menu.

  • Track | Import Loop was importing the first loop, but not the next ones.

  • Recording from keyboard on a loop that was stretched was not keeping the proper size.

  • Drag of notes right border on Loop Editor resized to only half the dragged size.

  • Corrected autoscrolling on playback on Loop and Audio editors.

  • (Mac) Recording from keyboard was not saved on Mac.

  • (Mac) Now also runs on Mac OS 10.5

  • (Mac) Selecting range in Loop or Audio editor was not possible when using (single click) Mac mouse.

  • (Windows )Setup and program are now signed with a valid Authenticode certificate.
  • Swar Systems Swar Studio v 2.0 Dec 11, 2012 Windows
    New and enhanced instruments

    We have gone through a serious rework of most of our instruments. We have also added 5 new ones: Dulcimer, Whistle, Slow Strings, Lead Synth and Synth Pad.

    New MIDI and audio loops

    We have also reworked the Library loops. You now have a large collection of drums, guitar and bass loops, as well as some very nice Indian vocal samples.

    New audio editor

    We have also included an audio editor, so that you can do the basic editing of your recordings or dropped loops directly in the software.

    Enhanced user manual

    The user manual was completely rewritten to make it very comprehensive and clear. .

    Full Undo/Redo functionality

    You now have the comfort of undo/redo functionality everywhere in the program, so that you can undo any change you did by mistake..

    MP3 export

    You can now export your songs in MP3 format. You'll just need to download a valid MP3 encoder, for licensing issues.
    loops Swar Studio v 1.2.5 May 30, 2012 Windows
    Corrected a bug that was desynchronizing audio and MIDI tracks on normal playback.

    Reduced CPU consumption in idle mode.

    Added Get Started section in user manual.
    audio Swar Studio v 1.2.4 May 15, 2012 Windows
  • Track controls (left) pane was not getting increased past a certain number of tracks.

  • Repeat function now reuses the same underlying loop. When updating one of them, you are then asked whether to update all related instances, create a separate copy or cancel the changes.

  • Repeat function added also for audio loops.

  • Export to wave was not always on sync between audio and MIDI tracks.

  • Loop Editor : you can now reposition the audition cursor by clicking on the bars/beats header.
  • studio Swar Studio v 1.2.3 May 4, 2012 Windows
  • Added support for ASIO devices.

  • Corrected a bug that would prevent MIDI loops with sysex events to be properly quantized.

  • Added Volume modulation graph in Loop Editor.

  • Various improvements to Loop Editor (new maximize button, improved graphs, audition with pitch/volume modulations, etc...)

  • New « Repeat | Till the end » option when cloning a loop.

  • Corrected a bug where the recording cursor was not appearing when arming a track for recording.

  • Other small corrections/improvements.
  • guitar Swar Studio v 1.2.1 Apr 10, 2012 Windows
    This new Swar Studio update adds Karaoke views so you can record your voice on a new audio track or just sing along with friends. We have included 2 separate panels that can be set to different scripts, to best suit the audience.

    From now on we'll also be posting new songs with lyrics on a regular basis. You'll find the first one at the Swar Café.
    piano Swar Studio v 1.1 Mar 15, 2012 Windows
    Added Sound Engines tab in Options panel to use custom VSTi or Audio Unit synths as new instruments or to replace the default ones.
    New option to make quantization of a loop permanent.
    New Repeat x times option to repeat a loop.
    Corrected a bug that was affecting proper quantization in some cases.
    Made Loop Editor resizable for easier editing of longer sequences.
    Shift-Drag loop border increases/decreases loop without stretching/condensing its notes.
    Paste now copies a loop of the same duration as the one copied.
    Paste now copies a quantized loop and not just the original.
    Saves the track plugin parameters in the song file.
    Corrected a bug with audio tracks spreading on a large number of bars.
    Reduced CPU consumption when idle.
    Increased volume range on in-built instruments.
    download Swar Studio v 1.0.1 Feb 29, 2012 Windows
    New popup menu on track that lets you paste at a specific location.
    Corrected random silences in audio export (bounce)
    Corrected bug displaying « couldn't remove temp folder » message when closing/switching songs.
    Removes any unused loops in the resulting song archive (stz file).
    More reliable detection of changes in song (prompting for save)
    Improved contrast on subpanels
    Swar Systems
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