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New Sonic Arts updates Freestyle to v1.6515

New Sonic Arts

New Sonic Arts has updated Freestyle, a VST host for stage and studio, to version 1.6515.

Until October 15th, 2022, Freestyle is available at an introductory price of £79, discounted from £109.


  • macOS: Universal Binary with native support for Apple Silicon.

  • New Horizontal Structure View.

  • Duplicate now available on multiple selection.

  • Floating Edit View now has scrollbars when needed.

  • Recent files feature added to the main menu (under Open).

  • Project tempo is preserved when changing snapshots.

  • Rack/Strip: Added FX now inserted after focus when possible.

  • Bypass now available on Groups.

  • Esc key now deselects focused module or navigates to parent Group.

  • Windows/ASIO: Added open Control Panel button.

  • Unassigned Macros are now potis rather than buttons.

  • Various misc UI and layout tweaks.

  • General keyboard input/focus tweaks.


  • macOS: Fullscreen mode UI would disappear after cmd+tab.

  • Fixed an undo related crash bug.

  • Some plugin windows could get 'stuck' when changing snaps.

  • Fixed an Event Player issue with Nuance (drum names could be displayed on the wrong note).

  • Plugin Browser: internal modules could not be marked as favourite.

  • Workaround a crash in some Kilohearts VST's.

  • Automation assignments did not recall in some hosts.

  • Host song position sync could be offset by some samples.

  • Added a workaround for certain plugins that don't report a view size.

  • VST version: MIDI CC output was not working.

  • VST3 hosting: added support for MIDI PitchBend and ModWheel input.

  • VST3 hosting: added support for MIDI note output.

  • VST3 hosting: fixed some plugins where editing plugin parameters would not affect.

  • sound or update.

  • VST3 hosting: fixed some plugins would not respond to Macro assignments.

  • Fixed a bug with the selection rectangle in rack/strip view.

This free update is available now in the User Area. A free demo is also available to download here.



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