Mixcraft Version History

06/01/16 Mixcraft v7.7 b311

  • Cursor no longer disappears in Library when editing
  • Home key in MIDI view positions main playback cursor appropriately
  • Drop down scrolling issue with presets or vst drop downs
  • Submix solo/mute issue when importing old version 6 project.
  • Use selection is now greyed out if no clips are in selection.
  • Plugin manager had a minor glitch in reporting correct # of plugins in category
  • Omni & Alpha no longer copies sample files every time you save a preset.
  • Fix for keyboard highlighting when notes were right next to each other.
  • Fix for submix tracks in relation to performance panel slots. There were some dragging glitches.
  • Fix for rare tooltip crashing in piano roll.
  • Fix for stupid scroll bar glitch.
  • When loading MIDI files, ensure that NOTE OFF messages occur before NOTE ON messages that occur at the same time.

04/25/16 Mixcraft v7.7 b310

  • Bullet proofing based off crash reports for very very rare issues.
  • Fix for temp file cleanup after video render crash. (Refixed for 310)
  • Added note velocity short cut - use ctrl+click to edit velocities of selected notes
  • Performance panel fix for clips recording from performance panel that started at an offset besides time 0.
  • New selected clip data look.
  • New playback cursor and caret color for better workflow.
  • Render to multiple FLAC files crash fixed
  • Unplug WaveRT device no longer freezes
  • New colors for carets and play indicator
  • New clip look (the waveform is outlined)
  • Autoscroll during drag in track body with perf panel open is fixed more better, unless you are dragging clips
  • Fix for switching between piano roll and step editor during playback and zoom levels are different
  • Fix for not being able to load custom images on tracks.
  • Ending video file proliferation- & duplicate files created on render.

02/26/16 Mixcraft v7.7 b303 (critical fix)

  • Fix for Preferences Control Surface serious crash
  • Selected clips are now drawn inverted for better visibility
  • Fix for multi-out vst issue when track was not selected
  • Minor bug regarding invalidation of midi data after editing

02/18/16 Mixcraft v7.7 b301

  • Added Publishing to Vimeo,Facebook, Youtube, Soundcloud and Mixcloud, and Twitter
  • Fix for XP video render attempt without proper Windows Media dlls on system
  • Fix for video text getting cut off if wide render
  • Fix for set play with muted clip on performance panel
  • Recording PP clips could go beyond punch out marker.
  • Min VST window - large enough for all controls
  • Fix for 32 bit VST error messages on 64 bit during project load.
  • Minor Alt+drag clip border color issue when interface unfocused.
  • Fix for minor copy/paste issue from multiple lanes fixed.
  • Allow resize/flex audio on right side of title bar...helps when clips are small.
  • Sustain now supports half-pedaling pedals
  • Support for FLAC,OGG,WMA and MP3 files greater than 3 hours 23 minutes
  • Changing render quality now causes re-render of publish.
  • Fix for 8119, autoscroll would not stop when dragging from PP to library
  • Fix for mouse up issue with automation lane
  • Update for Swedish strings
  • Fix for Mouse up registering over automation lane if from different window
  • New PP clips record under old clips bug #8112
  • Bug #8106, fixed duplicating armed MIDI track continuing to receive MIDI input
  • Bug #8109, fix for no notes in merged MIDI clip.
  • fix for deleting clip on pp slot from selected list when user deletes track. bug 8111
  • fix for no autoscrolling during controller pane resize
  • Fix for rare sound engine crash that could be exposed by resizing a clip crazily during playback.
  • Fix for remembering last lane clicked and using that for recording if caret was on a different track.
  • Updated help file with corrections and additions
  • New higher quality video resizing filter
  • Fix for burning CD-Text with Primo
  • Fix for CD burning with IMAPI (Was only making one track)
  • Unwanted lock button when duplicating MIDI tracks
  • Fix for bug 8098, moving notes beyond 'media length' via edit note dialog...now extends clip, etc
  • Fix for bug 8094 - selection rects should only copy what is highlited. (Vertically)
  • Fix for no crossfade visual if clip recorded via perf panel overlapped another
  • Fix for crashing bug where you could drag 2 clips to one spot in Perf panel
  • New higher res promo videos 1080p
  • Now regenerating publish video if user changes image
  • fix for weird step editor glitchiness when clicking on timeline
  • Fix for v8 mapping with only one fader and then changing # faders
  • Fix for mixer background color for arming track.
  • Fix for moving notes via keyboard
  • Faster drawing – we had a glitch where the entire screen would redraw unnecessarily during playback.
  • Works better with some plugins that did not handle sample rate changes well (POD4500,BIAS FX, Auto-Tune+Time_VST)
  • Instrument Output Tracks no longer show destination routing option
  • Remove Selected Time no longer causes scrollbar weirdness
  • Fix for bug #8030 – two different crashes related to a send track and undoing it.
  • Fix for bug #8029 – fix for send knob issue in submix track when project isn’t playing back
  • FLAC custom compression setting now persists.
  • Added 32 bit float to WAV mixdown options
  • Fix for loop size of < 1.0 millisecond – caused a freeze
  • Fix for zooming and resizing notes –> caused notes to go to wrong location
  • Fix for selecting just a tiny part of a clip causing the whole thing to delete instead of the tiny part.
  • Fix for mini mute/solo buttons to look pretty after drag
  • Fixed issues with older Arturia plugins that have dual mono outputs instead of a stereo output.

10/28/15 Mixcraft v7.5 b292

  • WaveRT VST freeze with odd buffer sizes
  • Locked faders can’t be moved by MIDI devices
  • Mackie Control data flow has been improved for non-USB devices
  • Fixed transpose to work consistently in piano roll
  • Fixed notation tooltip when dragging note
  • Removed space from Eric’s name in About Box
  • FLAC loop recording bug fixed
  • Fix for automation not updating while clicking on timeline when snap was off
  • Fixes for some automation bugs
  • Ability to set MIDI Control Surface settings to 0 tracks (was previously a minimum of 1) so the control icons won’t interfere with a hardware controller like the Mackie control.
  • We now delete MIDI track mappings when reducing the number of MIDI Controller Surface tracks.
  • New version of SideKick6 in Pro Studio to prevent rare shutdown crash.
  • WaveRT defaults to a supported format on first run or preferences reset.
  • Avoided freeze in preferences on Windows 10 if WaveRT settings were incompatible with device.
  • Fix for automation getting pasted into the wrong lane when project is vertically scrolled.
  • Moved loops to download.acoustica.com in preparation for change of content server.
  • Added “Reset” shortcut links to the patcher.
  • Fix for crash when changing size of recording clip during recording.
  • Fixed Track->Lanes->MIDI Channel and Track->Arm Recording Channel and Device main menu options.
  • Added missing undo for Video->Set Non-Clip Background Color menu option.
  • Added missing undo for cropping automation.
  • Fixed some commands that required two undos instead of just one.

10/07/15 Mixcraft v7.5 b289

  • WaveRT VST freeze with odd buffer sizes
  • Fix for disappearing offset control
  • Fix for single-undo recording problem
  • Fix for glitch changing the offset of a sound when sound is playing
  • Fix for plug-in delay compensation missing during recording

10/06/15 Mixcraft v7.5 b287

  • Windows XP patch - library and VST issues.
  • Could not run two instances of Mixcraft due to sysex flaw.
  • Library flaw could not load library files with a period (.) in them in the 7.5 update
  • Recording MIDI during count-in would lose a few notes 10% of time.

09/29/15 Mixcraft v7.5 b285

  • Windows 10 support for new low-latency Core Audio shared mode with compatible drivers.
  • Windows 10 support for multiple sample rates and bit depths with Core Audio.
  • Redesigned Core Audio preferences to be more useful, clearer.
  • Windows 10 support for highest-priority mixing for excellent stability.
  • We now support FLAC, including loading, mixing down to, and recording directly to FLAC!
  • Added support for many new MIDI button controllers, including Akai, DJ Techtools, Arturia, Novation,Berhinger, and Numark
  • New unique file naming technology, every new recording file has a unique ID.
  • Added a single Undo event for everything that occurs during a recording session.
  • Fixed issues with metering, including mixer meters and track meters not always being perfectly in sync.
  • Fixed problem with Track | Envelope | Boost/Reduce submenu
  • Fixed issues with width of ‘edit’ button in instrument dialog
  • Fixed piano roll issue that could cause notes to overlap and note endings to be missed as a result.
  • Fix for missing undo when changing volume via the master track fader.
  • Fix for minor issue with right-click menu for MIDI track effects on Midi Mapping dialog.
  • Modifying a marker no longer re-freezes a frozen track unless tempo or key changes.
  • Upgraded CD burning library.
  • Updated Hungarian text.
  • Added additional error messages if recording or arming a track fails.
  • Fixed rare issue using fade-in/fade-out feature on a selection that left extra point at start or end of clip.
  • Fixed rare issue copying and pasting clips where very start or end of envelope could be truncated.
  • Empty recording files caused by hitting stop before recording actually beings are now cleaned up.
  • Added support for Roland SYSTEM-1 VST
  • Fix for strange project that had twice as many instrument output tracks as expected causing a crash.
  • Removed excess log statements.
  • Fixed some less-typical MIDI focus inconsistencies.
  • Fix for inability to arm tracks when using ASIO
  • Fix for rendering distorted 24-bit FLAC files
  • Added preference in General dialog for notifying of new/removed devices
  • Fixed sometimes-blank default format selection for WaveRT Exclusive Mode
  • Fix for possibility of non-sounding adjacent notes when copying or previewing a MIDI clip
  • Fix for possibility of crash when dragging clips during merging.
  • Fix for clearing meters on MIDI output tracks when muting a MIDI track
  • Removed unique ID from name of Alpha & Omni samples
  • Minor volume tweaks to snare drum sample
  • Fix for rare fade in/out problem
  • Fix for piano roll shading issue
  • Added shortcuts in Program Files folder for resetting Mixcraft's audio prefs, resetting all prefs in case of emergency
  • When clip playback ends, we clear the last playing notes in the piano roll
  • Fixed problem in B281 with storing last used unique file ID number
  • Master bar & editor stop button is now always green
  • Fix for Open Containing Folder in library not working if there are commas (,) in the file name
  • Fix for home key not working in piano roll editor
  • Fix for FLAC save/load option not showing up in some languages
  • Help can now use the default PDF view in Windows 8 and above if no other is installed
  • Fixed missing undo in MIDI map dialog
  • We try not to crash if you delete audio files that are in use by Mixcraft
  • Fixed an undo/redo crash with certain imported library files
  • Fixed automation undo bug related to lanes
  • Plug-in collections are now saved as soon as dialog exits
  • Fixed glitches with Open Containing Folder button in audio properties
  • Sound Tab fixed, now shows last selected audio/midi clip even with multiple clips selected
  • Fixed issue with Master FX buttons not updating when deleting or undoing effects
  • Updated language translations
  • Fixed issue with FLAC recording quality preference not saving
  • Fixed support for Mackie Control loop/cycle button
  • Fixed issue with Performance Panel master stop button getting stuck flashing
  • Fixed an issue with certain VST dialog frames not repainting properly
  • Dragging multiple audio files into Mixcraft now aligns them vertically, instead of horizontally, unless you hold down the shift key.
  • Soloing performance panel after recording clips from PP exposes ‘ghost’ audio in project
  • Soloing performance panel mutes rewire tracks now
  • Fix for an arming related crash with ASIO when loading a project with armed track with tuner showing.
  • New ME80 v2.1 (32 and 64 bit) in Pro Studio
  • Fix for bad MIDI file with tempo of 0.
  • Preset arrow key selecting fixed
  • Dragging in clips that cause a tempo change will no longer appear offset due to the tempo change (From explorer)
  • Fix for video projects with image files that were small. Would not scale properly and in some scenarios. (Still images)
  • Fix for hardware (Control surface Mackie and Tranzport) where MIDI tracks would not light up properly on the device.
  • Added a couple of beta definitions (Launchpad MK2 and Pro, Launchkey MK2 ) beta
  • Fix for loading project with button controller showing tracks in wrong order on load.
  • Fixed problem with moving text clips while video preview window was open
  • If details tab is undocked and maximized, and we minimize and then restore Mixcraft, details tab now comes back maximized.
  • Colors are now working better for Ohm button controller
  • Fix for extra track getting added when dragging in audio files.

07/21/15 Mixcraft v7.1 b279

  • Japanese, Norwegian, and German language fixes. Added Hungarian
  • Fix for stuck note issue when switching selected track
  • Now unarming track that was auto-armed during recording
  • Improvements to Acoustica Instruments, including improved drum sample programming
  • Fix for issue with Favorite icons in VST dialog preset dropdown
  • Fix for mouse wheel/keyboard arrow scrolling issue in MIDI Transpose dialog

07/02/15 Mixcraft v7.1 b277

  • Added Center All Windows and Close All Windows features to View window
  • Japanese, French, and German language fixes
  • Searching for major/minor key now works
  • Fixed mouse capture issue with Omni Sampler
  • Fixed problem mousing over a drop-down in VST window
  • Fixed possible memory overwrite issue with too-long translated strings

06/29/15 Mixcraft v7.1 b276

  • Output track updates now
  • Launchpad master stop button feature
  • Fixed flashing master stop button
  • added new library code so we can handle 3rd party loops
  • 9 new song kits by dj puzzle.
  • 213 new synthetic drum samples
  • Added Video Tutorials help menu option
  • Fixed bank-right command to select final track

06/08/15 Mixcraft v7.1 b275

  • startup crash fix (very rare)
  • Fix for deleting a lane with a selected clip in it.
  • fix for recording notes that are pressed down before midi clip starts recording
  • Fixed alpha and omni sampler tail detection code – would result in stuck meters
  • Crash with missing still image files – fixed
  • instrument dialogs could be dragged irretrievably offscreen – fixed
  • deleting audio/MIDI lanes minimizes track height if automation lanes are visible – fixed
  • mixing each track to a separate file now checks to ensure the render filename is safe.
  • display errors with automation lanes inside submixes
  • problems setting & retrieving Send pre/post mode when there's more than one send track and more than one automation lane on a track set to send – fixed
  • fixed track height not restoring correctly when track has multiple lanes
  • Removed recording metronome setting from demo projects
  • tweaking automation value tooltips – for automation lanes
  • fixed soloize function to always preserve start times of all notes.
  • can now select/unselect via ctrl-click again for clips
  • Added bulletproofing in CopyData() to maybe avoid a crash
  • New Chinese strings

05/15/15 Mixcraft v7.1 b273 (hotfix)

  • Undo/redo crash related to master track effects
  • Got rid of excessive logging with video.

05/13/15 Mixcraft v7.1 b272

  • Timeline fix for multiple time signatures
  • Drawing glitch with warp markers (minor)
  • Selecting multiple clips and using the CTRL+ALT scissors splits all selected clips now. (Also works with grouped clips)
  • Gray out CD-Text checkbox if no CD Text
  • Fixed Punch In/Out issues with the performance panel
  • Fixed a drawing glitch in MIDI learn mode
  • New Simplified Chinese strings
  • Fixed issue with Output Tracks not remembering their channel assignments
  • Muting a virtual instrument stops all playing notes
  • Selecting an Instrument Output Track sets parent track as playing instrument
  • Fixed issue with instrument output track faders not controlling volume when project isn’t playing
  • After deleting a track, the next selected track is always a visible track
  • No track selected after undoing showing master track
  • Fixed a couple crossfade bugs
  • Removed “Pan Increment” and “Volume Increment” from MIDI Learn dialog (shouldn’t have been there)
  • Adding new preset updates preset count
  • Dragging not-yet-downloaded sounds from the library into the samplers now works again
  • Memory overwrite related to master track.
  • All audio from video was coming in at 44.1 khz, 16 bit stereo...which is now fixed
  • 1 envelope point on clips fix (rare)
  • Midi focus for clips in piano roll...now playing the notes you think you will hear.
  • New version of sidekick for the Pro Studio version that fixes interface glitch
  • New strings for some languages
  • Added first run flag to be read in case it was installed for school that does not want to have demo run.
  • Up/Down state for clips on performance panel now triggering properly with keyboard and/or midi device
  • Fix for some weird WAV and MIDI files
  • Fix for VST with plugin delay compensation when muting and unmuting them
  • Fixed a drawing glitch on the perf panel with clips with multiple loops.
  • Now highlighting/un-highlighting the master track button and fx buttons properly
  • Now logging the memory in use for Mixcraft and other logging for crashes
  • Can no longer set time of clip to a negative value in sound tab
  • fixed odd situation where time offset control was hidden
  • added a new ‘mapped parameters’ sub menu which lets you get to the mapped parameters for all vsts.

04/09/15 Mixcraft v7.1 b267 (hotfix)

  • Fix for check for update problems that exist in b264 and b266
  • Fix for preserve formant now working in sound tab
  • Fix for omni sampler overwrite situation

04/09/15 Mixcraft v7.1 b266

  • Paste clip over another clip on perf panel with sound tab open – caused potential mayhem
  • Midi controller in piano roll fixes
  • Adding midi notes with snap always snaps to the current grid box
  • Mem leak fix for midi controller info. (actually a version 4 or 5 bug! Hard to notice though)
  • Duplicate midi clip / editing flaw
  • Fix for computer keys that were double mapped to shortcuts/accelerators and midi mappings when holding down a button
  • Audio editor no longer plays project from a negative time...if looped in a funky way
  • Clicking on a spot in the audio editor always causes playback to go to a reasonable time in the master playback.
  • Crossfade fixes while dragging
  • Drag and drop audio file to perf panel crash fix
  • Use midi from track fix
  • Vst patch favorites improvements
  • Notes not drawing on some midi clips when clips are looped
  • New version of glass viper.
  • Midi channel for perf panel lane is now working properly
  • Fix for possible freeze when changing tempo during recording and you no longer can, anyhow.
  • Removed lighter waveform for selected clips. (Was in b264)

3/26/15 Mixcraft v7.1 b264

  • Includes new Launch Pad Mode 2 definition for Launchpad.
  • Includes support for the LaunchKey MINI.
  • Fix drawing glitch with looped MIDI clip at non 120 BPM tempo.
  • Fixed incorrect tooltip when shift-dragging clip automation envelope points.
  • Much faster/optimized warp markers.
  • Much faster/optimized MIDI clips and processing.
  • Accurate progress bar when starting up. It no longer goes to 100% before plugin scanning is complete.
  • Crossfade fix. Fix for join not updating crossfade, as well.
  • Fix for frozen MIDI tracks, not being cached.
  • Fix for synaptics mouse pad.
  • Lane recording fix for loop mode (Eric).
  • category synth optimization.
  • Last selected clip glitch.
  • Optimization for image IsValid().
  • Video cropping bug fixes.
  • Fix for one shot trigger clips in Perf panel.
  • Faster all-presets loading.
  • Reverse clip, mix to new clip were not working when perf panel was soloed.
  • Fixed flex audio stretch for trimmed audio and midi clips.
  • Skin prefs dialog list views.
  • Fix for triplets in step editor.
  • Removed old vst window code from VST shell (affecting the 64 bit mixcraft and plugins).
  • Selection fixes.
  • Automation recording over existing automation works more intuitively.
  • Can’t hit save during recording if you have never saved before.
  • Drag and drop VST plugin feature (New!).
  • Crossfade glitches during drag and drop.
  • Warp marker fix for dragging warp markers too far (Due to an over-zealous optimization).
  • Automation recording fixes.
  • Purple video bug in 64 bit.
  • refreeze fix - no longer refreezes just by clicking a marker with tempo or key.
  • Control surface automation recording improvements (in both touch & overwrite modes).
  • Fixes the possible freeze when clicking on a clip body (with the i-beam) for the first time.
  • moving clips with arrow keys wasn't doing the crossfade properly!
  • Fix for possible freeze with instrument output tracks (related to deleting the output tracks).
  • Long operation dialog now shows up after 30 seconds instead of 15 seconds.
  • New translated strings.
  • Fix for the double text regarding “Log during playback”.
  • Fix for rare crash when switching presets.
  • Ctrl or Shift select to make multiple selections with the selection rect
  • Dragging MIDI tracks into submixes with instrument output tracks...there was the potential for glitches with parent/child relationship.
  • Improvements related to saving and loading projects with multi-out VSTs.
  • Fast Forward a little was mislabeled in the midi control surface dialog.
  • "Stuck volume point" bug fixed.
  • Fixed glitch with crossfades not going away.
  • Copy normalized clip –> pasting it now shows normalized on title bar of clip.
  • Changed the colors of the clip waveforms slightly.
  • Left trim clip now showing proper shading in audio editor.

12/18/14 Mixcraft v7.0 b251

  • 64 bit plugins and drivers will work better due to the 64 bit mask
  • Fix for loading files / wave form peak fix (was crashing)
  • Fix for small clips via perf panel (Was overlapping)
  • Fix for a recording automation slider issue
  • Problem changing automation points – no longer changing position during playback
  • Added new launchpad animation when starting up
  • Added some new pro studio instrument presets
  • Fixed performance panel control surface blue rectangle (painting problem)
  • Can no longer add notes on step editor clicking between controller area and step area (gray area)
  • Fixed the recording performance panel in take mode crash
  • Fixed the shift click selection issue. (Can no longer shift click to unselect)
  • Added drum map for vox-percussion.
  • Remove "< Select Preset >" entry from synth presets dropdown
  • Made small icon to be custom-green. (This will not fix an earlier folders, of course)
  • Recording performance panel in loop mode – final clip is now ended correctly.
  • Fix for working on computers that don’t trust our Acoustica digital certificate.

12/9/14 Mixcraft v7.0 b248

  • Video clip crash during clicking with CTRL
  • Edit in external editor - waveform was disappearing
  • Redo via undo/redo a recording via performance panel was incorrect
  • Updated help file
  • Context sensitive help items go to correct spot
  • Fix for "FX" button crash if user had uninstalled Mixcraft 6 after installing Mixcraft 7
  • Fixes an install issue where the install would hang on wmaengine or irsetup
  • All languages are at 100%, besides the help file.
  • Fixes crash bringing an envelope point at start or end down to the bottom.
  • Video preview window fix
  • Hiding details will now dock
  • Inst preset – selection stays scrolled in view as search populates
  • Bug fix for master stop button on perf panel – was not clearing midi mapping on new project
  • now installs msvcp100.dll and msvcr100.dll into the windows\system32 and windows\syswow64 . Helps with ME80 version 2. Also, it may help with various plugins
  • Fix for sound tab offset control showing –1s if multiple clips selected
  • Fix for loop point drawing in wrong spot on perf panel
  • Fixed midi map learn to only respond to note ons by default. User can set it to note off via dialog.
  • Added undo support for perf panel solo and arm button
  • Fix for recording clips via perf panel arm – undo then redo – was making the clips locked and the wrong size.
  • Fix for launching the default pdf viewer.

Initial Release 11/27/14 Mixcraft v7.0 b246

  • 32/64 bit versions
  • Performance Panel for Live performance
  • Automation Recording and enhancements
  • Alpha and Omni Samplers
  • Control Surface support for Mackie mixers and button controllers (Launchpad)
  • New audio editor and sound tab
  • New timestretch engine
  • Warp audio, beat match and quantize
  • Slice audio features
  • New plugin management
  • Tons of new effects and virtual instruments
  • New loops and drum sample libraries
  • Searchable drop downs and much improved workflow
  • Improved grid and snap to grid mode
  • Gorgeous new interface
  • and much much more!

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