Massive X GUI Poll

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Do You Like Massive X GUI?

Yes
117
56%
No
44
21%
Don't Care
48
23%
 
Total votes: 209

Tilly
KVRer
22 posts since 18 Feb, 2019

Post Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:48 am

I like it. Looks modern.

ramseysounds
KVRist
220 posts since 9 Jul, 2014 from UK

Re: Massive X GUI Poll

Post Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:55 am

Awful. Absolutely horrible. Looks like a toy. the old design was way better.
I wonder what happens if I press this button...

drdriller
KVRist
170 posts since 6 Feb, 2017

Re: Massive X GUI Poll

Post Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:10 am

No dark theme in 2019 ? it just show again how NI is disconnected from today reality.

i don't need a additional desk lamp and i don't want to wear glasses because my eyes get f**k up by years producing on light theme.

btw i don't think this synth will be a thing, so much disappointment from NI on last years.

marzelli
KVRist
46 posts since 13 May, 2018

Re: Massive X GUI Poll

Post Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:14 am

nice

Hanz Meyzer
KVRian
1075 posts since 20 Oct, 2014

Re: Massive X GUI Poll

Post Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:16 am

Actually now that I am thinking about it... The old design was way better, it really followed functionality. I only like the grey look of this new design. But it wastes lot of space, there doesn't seem to be an huge envelope editor either. I hope the modulation sequencer will be capable of editing envelopes, too...? In the old design I only don't like the outlines and those cracktro fonts.

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Teksonik
KVRAF
12334 posts since 16 Sep, 2001 from Las Vegas,USA

Re: Massive X GUI Poll

Post Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:27 am

Hanz Meyzer wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:16 am
there doesn't seem to be an huge envelope editor either.
There is this:

https://i2.wp.com/blog.native-instrumen ... C585&ssl=1

I like that page much better than the front page. Not too many different colors. :tu:
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Deep Purple
KVRian
1125 posts since 9 Jan, 2015 from NY, NY

Re: Massive X GUI Poll

Post Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:58 am

Don't care. The functionality is there and it's accessible, and that's all it needs.
Sweet child in time...

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EvilDragon
KVRAF
17836 posts since 7 Jan, 2009 from Croatia

Re: Massive X GUI Poll

Post Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:00 am

Teksonik wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:47 am
EvilDragon wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:28 am
Teksonik wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:42 am
(but why is the LFO selector so large ?)
Because modulator modules have fixed size in order to be interchangeable and always shown as 3 per tab. Each of the 9 modulators can be an envelope or an LFO (except one which is fixed as amp envelope always).
Ahhh I see. Can you make a screenshot of the other modules please ? At first glance it just seems like that particular LFO module takes up more space than needed.

Oh and I assume the GUI is resizable ?
The other module that replaces the LFO is the envelope, and that one is already on various screenshots. Yes, the GUI is resizeable.

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Teksonik
KVRAF
12334 posts since 16 Sep, 2001 from Las Vegas,USA

Re: Massive X GUI Poll

Post Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:07 am

Deep Purple wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:58 am
Don't care. The functionality is there and it's accessible, and that's all it needs.
How can you tell if the functionality is there when you haven't even tried the plugin ?

Right now we're just rating pictures not the actual GUI. We can't really properly judge it until we have a beta or demo on our systems. You may find a workflow killer or you may find it works perfectly for your wants and needs. Only one way to know for sure. :wink:

Of course it's the functionality that matters but if you're going to be spending hours and hours working with any plugin don't you think it would be better if you found its appearance pleasing as well ?

I don't know about you but I find it much more enjoyable working with a GUI that I find pleasing in appearance as opposed to something I just tolerate. :shrug:
None are so hopelessly enslaved as those who falsely believe they are free. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Teksonik
KVRAF
12334 posts since 16 Sep, 2001 from Las Vegas,USA

Re: Massive X GUI Poll

Post Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:07 am

EvilDragon wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:00 am
that one is already on various screenshots.
Link ? :P
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MirkoVanHauten
KVRist
125 posts since 12 Mar, 2016

Re: Massive X GUI Poll

Post Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:09 am

I don't think Massive was a pretty plugins, I intuitively like Massive X's gui way more. Besides that it's more pleasant to the eyes than the purple, the missing position markers alone makes it more clear. The simple black/white design with still color coded information looks more straight forward and I love the new big envelope editor.

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EvilDragon
KVRAF
17836 posts since 7 Jan, 2009 from Croatia

Re: Massive X GUI Poll

Post Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:34 am

Teksonik wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:07 am
EvilDragon wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:00 am
that one is already on various screenshots.
Link ? :P
https://i1.wp.com/blog.native-instrumen ... C585&ssl=1

Also a random LFO.

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Teksonik
KVRAF
12334 posts since 16 Sep, 2001 from Las Vegas,USA

Re: Massive X GUI Poll

Post Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:40 am

Ok so the LFO switcher is just that large to fill available module space. Not a big deal it's just at first glance it strikes the eye as being way larger than it needs to be. :shrug:
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Vortifex
KVRian
1218 posts since 1 Sep, 2016

Re: Massive X GUI Poll

Post Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:45 am

It looks terrible, IMO. Really uninspiring and unintuitive.

frizzbee
KVRist
220 posts since 11 Jan, 2015

Re: Massive X GUI Poll

Post Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:48 am

there are plugin companies with way worse ui. so far theres nothing that really annoys me. the middle black panel seems a bit unstructured/unrelated in the first glance. else i dig the flat design with some elements popping out.

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