Massive X 1.3 update!

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dannyhawaii
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107 posts since 14 Apr, 2009 from Sydney, Australia

Post Thu May 12, 2022 8:12 am

pdxindy wrote: Wed May 11, 2022 5:46 am Massive supports Poly AT. Massive X doesn't. So NI has supported it before. Massive X is a big step back in a bunch of ways. That is not the future.
I looked into this a while ago and unfortunately discovered that Massive only supports channel AT. So actually NI hasn't done any poly AT before. But their Maschine controllers in MIDI mode can be configured to send poly AT. Had lots of fun with that and my Novation Peak at times.

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EvilDragon
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22418 posts since 7 Jan, 2009 from Croatia

Post Thu May 12, 2022 8:51 am

NI did do poly AT, in Kontakt and Reaktor.

dannyhawaii
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107 posts since 14 Apr, 2009 from Sydney, Australia

Post Thu May 12, 2022 9:10 am

I don't know of any of their instruments that actually use that functionality. Do you know of any?

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Sinisterbr
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692 posts since 11 Mar, 2010

Post Fri May 13, 2022 6:46 pm

I just noticed one HUGE improvement featured in the latest version: I can close my MX instance, reopen it, and now it won't reset to default preset if I switch it!
Alongside the faster preset loading time, this is one BIG workflow improvement for me

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digitalboytn
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2360 posts since 8 Dec, 2008 from Global Cowboy

Post Fri May 13, 2022 9:51 pm

Sinisterbr wrote: Fri May 13, 2022 6:46 pm I just noticed one HUGE improvement featured in the latest version: I can close my MX instance, reopen it, and now it won't reset to default preset if I switch it!
Wow...

NI are really making significant progress with their flagship synth...

I wish that other manufacturers could include this dynamic feature in their own creations :)
No auto tune...

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Sinisterbr
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692 posts since 11 Mar, 2010

Post Sat May 14, 2022 4:36 am

digitalboytn wrote: Fri May 13, 2022 9:51 pm
Sinisterbr wrote: Fri May 13, 2022 6:46 pm I just noticed one HUGE improvement featured in the latest version: I can close my MX instance, reopen it, and now it won't reset to default preset if I switch it!
Wow...

NI are really making significant progress with their flagship synth...

I wish that other manufacturers could include this dynamic feature in their own creations :)
You're right, it should be here since the beggining. But, the fact is, I will probably reach for MX a lot more than before while composing :)

sQeetz
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983 posts since 8 Jan, 2005

Post Sat May 14, 2022 7:56 am

Kinda feel relieved I sold my Massive X license... just wish there were some people eager to have a license for Super 8 and/or Guitar Rig 6. Since I don't use them
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LoveEnigma18
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4865 posts since 12 Jan, 2018

Post Sat May 14, 2022 8:53 am

Sinisterbr wrote: Fri May 13, 2022 6:46 pm I just noticed one HUGE improvement featured in the latest version: I can close my MX instance, reopen it, and now it won't reset to default preset if I switch it
Not quite sure what you mean, especially the bold part. Could you please explain a bit?

I am not seeing any difference in this regard compared to the previous version. On Windows 11 here.

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zvenx
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11106 posts since 16 Feb, 2005 from Kingston, Jamaica

Post Thu May 19, 2022 8:40 am

soulelle wrote: Sun May 08, 2022 10:13 am ............
https://mega.nz/file/SMQ2SLwD#jGzi5ZcDT ... IUXZBrlsXw

Or simply:
1. Load Init patch.
2. Set filter to SVF LP4.
3. Set resonance to the highest value.
4. Enable reso boost.
5. Dial Feedback to 50%.
-> At this point you should be able to hear it quite well, but feel free to turn the Cutoff Filter knob within 20-28KHz a bit to make it really obvious.
You can mute the OSC at this point to listen to the aliased self-resonating peak only.
The filter output clips badly in this case and probably that results in a lot of aliasing or something that sounds very much like aliasing/non-harmonic partials.
Thanks again..
this was fixed because of you.

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Vortifex
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2654 posts since 1 Sep, 2016

Post Thu May 19, 2022 10:04 am

Still have to double click presets, that's annoying

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LoveEnigma18
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4865 posts since 12 Jan, 2018

Post Thu May 19, 2022 10:09 am

Vortifex wrote: Thu May 19, 2022 10:04 am Still have to double click presets, that's annoying
I reported it on NI community along with a couple other suggestions and it was acknowledged by a NI support guy and he has passed on the feedback to the team. So, hopefully in the next update.

zzz00m
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3143 posts since 17 Sep, 2016

Post Thu May 19, 2022 11:43 am

Vortifex wrote: Thu May 19, 2022 10:04 am Still have to double click presets, that's annoying
Right!

It's not exactly the same as clicking on an NKS preview of a multisample. I just want the preset to load with one click so that I can audition it! Synth presets generally load with no lag...
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zerocrossing
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11995 posts since 26 Jun, 2006 from San Francisco Bay Area

Post Thu May 19, 2022 3:09 pm

EvilDragon wrote: Thu May 12, 2022 8:51 am NI did do poly AT, in Kontakt and Reaktor.
You’d think it would just be part of their framework at this point, but no. If Massive X got polyphonic aftertouch, I’d probably sell my Peak.
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