Sagan Technology Releases Metro 7.1
2nd June 2013
2nd June 2013
New to version 7.1:
- Revolution Arpeggiator
- Multiple simultaneously running independently assignable arpeggiators. Each track can be assigned to one of the eight arpeggiators.
- Each arpeggiator step can revolve up and down one or two different musical scales or chords.
- Compatibility with Korg Triton arpeggiator including import of Korg Triton arpeggiator system exclusive data.
- Velocity modes: key, relative and absolute.
- Fixed note method for drum patterns.
- Alternate Strumming (flam) makes it easy to switch flam at each arpeggiator step.
- Flam can be specified at each arpeggiator step for customized strumming.
- Pattern changing/looping make it easy to create long patterns or programmable arpeggiator pattern changes such as key switching.
- Remote control events can be used for pattern switching and can be configured via MIDI learn.
- Each pattern can have an independent base scale.
- Keys modes, specifies if notes are sounded in addition to arpeggiated notes and more.
- Arpeggiator presets can be saved individually or as a complete set.
- Keyboard window is resizable horizontally.
- Expand pattern command.
- Ties in the arpeggiator window are more intuitive now.
- Legato duration step will play until another step plays the same tone or until the end of the pattern.
- Dragging MIDI files to arp window selects fixed note method if initiated in a drum view.
- 100's of presets included.
- Transport's 'Stop' button stops arpeggiator latching.
- Much more.
- Remote Control events are now in three user selectable and independent categories; Persistent, Document and Arpeggiator events.
- The onscreen keyboard window step velocity is saved with the Metro document.
- Contextual 'View' menu in the mixer window allows mixer channels to be viewed via 'Show All', 'Hide MIDI', 'Hide Audio', and 'Hide Selection' commands.
- Mixer Channels can be rendered via the Mix Or Render Tracks dialog.
- Background color for continuous data view can be specified in the general preferences dialog.
- Swing is ignored if the quantize is a quarter note or greater.
- Plug-ins with no GUI look better in the plug-in rack.
- Menu item to add 'new aux buss' in the output popup of the instantiated effects window.
- Help tags for the keyboard window.
- Default number of undo steps increased to 48.
- Alt (option on Mac) + Shift quantizes selection to note editor quantize settings.
- Double-clicking on the punch-in or metronome buttons in the transport opens the respective dialog.
- Metronome clicks sounds.
- Rescan audio devices in the Digital Audio setup dialog (New for Windows only).
- Horizontal mouse scrolling can now be emulated by user specified buttons configured in preferences. (windows).
Fixed in this version:
- MIDI Thru was ignoring a track's transpose setting.
- Copying and pasting tracks unassigned to any mixer channels would sometimes not preserve the original tracks output port.
- Better plug-in compatibility.
- Better cross platform compatibility.
- Increased stability.
- Recording with the selection filter enabled would produce unexpected results.
- Sample rate conversion would not work properly in some cases.
- Virtual Instruments note on and note off are ordered more precisely when they start and end on the same MIDI clock.
- Expand track loops was off by one MIDI clock per iteration.
- It was possible, in certain rare cases that a note would lose some of its parameters when dragging its pitch up and down.
- Count-off was not working if a plug-in was placed on an aux buss or a mixer channel.
- It is now possible to drag MIDI files from other programs to the keyboard window arpeggiator section.
- Plug-in Bypass was not always working properly.
- In chain mixing of multiple zero audio input plug-ins was not always working properly.
- A crash could have occurred when opening older Metro documents if 'ignore window positions' was selected from the switches menu.
- Transpose Markers works properly now.
- Revert would fail for Metro stationery documents.
- Mix or Render initiated from the sections window now works as expected.
- System exclusive recording was using 16-bits for the size, effectively limiting the size to a maximum of 64k. (Windows).
- Trim overlapped notes, in the duration dialog, was not implemented. (Windows).
- Metro Preferences have been moved to an easier to find place, in the "SaganTechnology" folder, now found within the mydocuments folder. (Windows).
- Numerous other bug fixes.
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