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Cockos updates REAPER to v5.90


Cockos has updated REAPER to v5.90.


MIDI editor:

  • 14-bit CC editing fixes.
  • allow screensets to save/load editability of individual media items.
  • allow scroll-left actions to scroll past item start but not project start.
  • avoid double-drawing many updates.
  • change default editor selection link options, may change options in existing installations.
  • do not include end-of-item all-notes-off in list of channels that contain data.
  • faster updating when using hand scrolling.
  • fix 14-bit CC editing in event properties.
  • fix drawing issues at extreme zoom/time combinations.
  • fix various issues with show only used/named notes.
  • fix maximize state incorrectly being reset.
  • fix next/previous note navigation/selection issues.
  • fix pasting to secondary editable items that are looped.
  • fix pasting to secondary items that start before active item.
  • fix restore of macOS menu after renaming note.
  • fix secondary editor zoom inconsistency with different PPQN settings.
  • fix zoom-selection with secondary items at earlier time.
  • improve behavior with multiple pooled items as secondary editable items.
  • improve copy/paste behavior with multiple contexts editable on multiple tracks.
  • improve start position accuracy when quickly painting new notes.
  • improve undo messages on various lane edits.
  • improve behavior when opening multiple items at once.
  • improve behavior with hidden parent tracks.
  • when loading note names from recent list, merge with current note names when holding shift key (feature lost in v5.0).
  • properly enable menu option for cut/copy with CCs/Text/SysEx selected.
  • fix adjacent note deleted on paste bug.
  • prevent event sorting from sometimes destroying notes.
  • fix potential deadlock issues with crop/delete active take and MIDI editor open.


  • add edit modes to move selected inputs directly towards or away from a specific speaker.
  • add per-input channel controls to reverse (mirror) edits.
  • add relative speaker influence mode.
  • change default 9.1 channel order to match SMPTE (existing projects are not affected).
  • hold down control key to override reverse/mirror edits when moving inputs with the mouse.
  • hold shift key for faster edit, control key for slower edit.
  • in relative mode, prevent bleed into speakers at opposite edges of the space.
  • initialize arrangements with speakers closer to the edge of the space.
  • restrict edits to the visible space.

Automation items:

  • allow pasting of points into existing items.
  • avoid setting point shape to square when FX is offlined.
  • improve behavior when copy/pasting overlapping media items.
  • create a new automation item when pasting points in AI-only mode.


  • fix arrange view updating when removing bands that have automated parameters.
  • fix automated band behavior for first block after stop.
  • fix undo when removing bands that have envelopes.
  • support NamedConfigParm BANDTYPEx and BANDENABLEDx.


  • coalesce send volume/pan automation additions via action.
  • defer undo point for single-click media item selection.
  • flush any latent undo states before project save.
  • improve cursor position undo point behavior.
  • notify MIDI editor/Project Bay from various item selection change actions when item selection undo is disabled.


  • add compatibility setting to flush VST3 buffers with hard vs soft reset.
  • fix state saving for bypassed/take FabFilter VST3.
  • when forcing VST3 bus channel count, immediately reinitialize plug-in I/O.
  • improve compatibility by resetting/re-initializing plugins only from main thread.
  • prevent hanging notes when resetting plugins on loop.

Live FX multiprocessing:

  • improve performance with folder tracks that have PDC.
  • process receives similar to folders.
  • remove old logic for reducing worker threads when not using anticipative FX processing.


  • make automatic worker scheduling mode slightly more aggressive.
  • reduce underruns when repositioning the edit cursor soon after stop.

Take envelopes:

  • fix snap behaviors when inserting new point via shift+click.
  • transform MIDI take envelopes when modifying time map.


  • fix selection behavior for various "Item edit: item under mouse cursor" actions.

Audio Units:

  • improve compatibility by resetting/re-initializing plugins only from main thread.

Dynamic split:

  • fix corner case where audio is muted when the gate should open [p=kenny].


  • clear old point selection when duplicating points via mouse modifier.


  • do not round glued MIDI to audio samples.


  • fix incorrect clip indicators with +0dB maximum range.

MIDI recording:

  • auto-add of time-selection length MIDI items obeys new MIDI item looping preference.


  • set doctype correctly on timewise export (which is not supported by many programs).


  • fix paste with more than 32 empty tracks between items (existed since 2005).


  • improve position calculation logic.


  • fix render preset dither when loading all settings.


  • allow mapping double-click to no action.


  • improve snap/grid consistency with snap/grid settings linked.

Spectral editing:

  • fix storage/application of very low compression thresholds.


  • re-open peaks when re-enabling audio for video item.

Virtual MIDI keyboard:

  • pass through most shift-modified keys to main window.


  • TrackFX_AddByName/TrackFX_GetByName/etc can take VST2:/VST3:/VST:/AU:/JS:/DX: prefixes.
  • add ReorderSelectedTracks ().
  • SetEnvelopePointEx () will propagate envelope item changes when not modifying point time and nosort=false.
  • SetTrackSelected () notifies various windows of state change.
  • Undo_EndBlock () with empty string uses first item in block if available.


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