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Cockos updates REAPER to v5.70


Cockos has updated REAPER to v5.70.

Tempo envelope:

  • allow points to set time signature and/or metronome pattern without changing tempo.
  • enable freehand draw (always snaps drawn points to beat, though).
  • fix actions to move points up/down, envelope control panel scroll.
  • fix behavior when duplicate tempo envelope points exist.
  • improve behavior when tempo envelope contains markers with "allow partial measure before this marker" enabled.
  • fix actions to move points left/right.
  • inserting the first tempo change no longer defaults to linear transition mode.
  • fix "ripple-all affects tempo envelope" option, independent of "envelope points move with media items" option.


  • fix full UTF-8 support in preset names.
  • fix issues with non-Latin characters in Windows username.
  • fix VST and VLC path autodetection with non-Latin characters.
  • fix configuration import with non-Latin characters.
  • fix various issues with non-latin characters in installation path.
  • fix project bay drag and drop of filenames with UTF-8.
  • fix DX plug-in scanning memory leak.
  • support dragging multiple files from other applications that place both file names and file URLs on the clipboard.


  • copy automation item mute state when duplicating regions.
  • always remove points from underlying envelope when creating automation items.
  • monitor existing automation items when writing into an automation item.
  • option to trim content behind automation items when editing also trims when writing automation.
  • write into selected automation items only.
  • trim overlapping automation items on actions to write current value to envelope and create a new automation item.


  • allow expanding the ruler to display multiple lanes.
  • add actions to display regions, markers, tempo/time signature changes in lanes (or constrain to a single lane).
  • add option to display tempo and time signature changes in separate lanes, or hide them completely.
  • control+alt+drag on tempo markers adjusts tempo on both sides of marker.
  • display tempo/time signature changes more like a ruler, less like markers.
  • add mouse modifier contexts for tempo/time signature markers, project regions, project markers.


  • support developer and VST3 category listings in Add FX window.
  • display and order FX quick-add menu according to Add FX window preferences.
  • optimize/improve TCP/MCP quick-add menu organization.
  • cache JSFX lists, clear cache on refresh in Add FX window.


  • autodetect and use customized system open file descriptor limit.
  • improve disk image window initial size on 10.13.
  • notify Audio Units plug-ins of offline rendering.


  • improve edits to overlapping regions.
  • improve tempo envelope behavior when moving and copying regions.
  • support dual edge editing.

Stretch markers:

  • avoid hangs with invalid stretch marker data.
  • improve loop indicator drawing.

Theme loading:

  • fix toolbar button background preview for zipped themes.
  • increase maximum zipped file count from 2048 to 8192.


  • restore floating size for video processor FX windows.
  • allow NUL characters in literal strings in video processors.


  • ignore various notifications immediately after loading VST2 state.
  • support TrackFX_GetNamedConfigParm () with GainReduction_dB to retrieve the current GR from plug-ins that support the Presonus GR API.


  • do not allow pencil drawing in collapsed tracks.


  • improve behavior of crossfade shape actions.


  • update to FLAC 1.3.2.


  • support up to 64 track groups per project.


  • allow NUL characters in literal strings.

MIDI editor:

  • add actions to move cursor to start/end of measure.

mp3 decoder:

  • use .reapindex for files 12MB or larger (previously was 64MB).


  • support bidirectional communication modes.


  • add option to display/hide arrange view gridlines for project regions/markers and/or time signature changes.


  • support TrackFX_GetNamedConfigParm (GainReduction_dB).


  • allow NUL characters in literal strings in EEL.


  • clear "all tracks" in region render matrix when removing track via API.


  • include time selection in marquee undo points.


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