Frank Rittberger has released version 2.0 of his VST 3 plug-in supporting MIDI sequencer/DAW, Smidy, and announced that Smidy free is no longer available.
The new marketing strategy provides a trial version where every feature of Smidy full version can be checked out for 10 trial days. Unlike Smidy free, Smidy trial gives the possibility to check out every function.
- Piano roll: Pen MIDI channel not needed any more. It will now be derived from the track's current MIDI channel.
- Piano roll: Drum names on keyboard keys.
- New (track controls-) user knob types: Monophonic and polyphonic aftertouch.
- Device cabling: Treble, bass and pan knobs added.
- Device cabling: Maximum volume level widened to 300%.
- Device cabling bug-fix: Double entries are now prevented.
- Master level display added to toolbar including overload (clipping) indicator.
- Device panels: Overload (clipping) indicator added to input and output bus level displays of VST 3 plug-in devices.
- Plug-in and WaveOn engine buffer-size can now be set project specific.
- Device manager added for "Make VST 3 plug-in known", "Device settings" and "Delete device".
- Greatly improved performance of piano roll scrolling during playback.
- Bug-fix: "Split MIDI channels" now also splits tracks of VST 3 devices which support "pitch names".
- Defaults added for "MIDI edit function value".
- VST 3 Downmix improvement: Track controls and MIDI input are now disabled during downmix.
- Smidy plugIn: VST performance peaks during first sample accesses fixed.
- Smidy plugIn: Piano samples re-recorded (recording session Cologne 4/1/2016).
- Smidy plugIn: Improved velocity response.
- Smidy plugIn: Accordion samples added.