PreSonus has updated Studio One to v4.0.1 and released Studio One Prime, a free version of Studio One.

With Studio One Prime you can enjoy many of the same powerful features from Studio One Artist and Studio One Professional editions, including intuitive drag-and-drop functionality, unlimited tracks, Presence XT, and nine robust Native Effects plug-ins. You'll also get nearly a gig of loop and sample content to get your creativity rolling.

New features and Improvements:

  • Studio One 4 Prime available:
    • Many of the same powerful features from Studio One Artist and Professional.
    • Intuitive single-window work environment with quick and easy drag-and-drop functionality and unlimited tracks.
    • Nine robust Native Effects plug-ins.
    • Nearly 1GB of loop and sample content to get your creativity rolling.
    • Studio One 4 operates on 64-bit operating systems only.
    • Free.
  • [Impact XT] Keep MIDI note assignment when using "Clear Pad" or "Clear Bank".
  • [Impact XT] "Show in Finder/Explorer" option in pad context menu.
  • [Sample One XT] Improved backwards compatibility.
  • [Pattern Editor] Improved Variation selection (clickable area).
  • [Pattern Editor] Added tool tips for columns.
  • [Drum Editor] Note color by pitch reflects pad colors when Impact XT is used.
  • Improved editors scrolling, zoom and focus behavior.
  • Ripple Edit now also working in Audio Editor.
  • Default color for chords.
  • Light Theme adjustments.
  • The editors have a minimum size now.
  • Various user interface design corrections.
  • Various localization fixes.

The following issues have been fixed:

  • [Arranger] Song Offset Causes Time Ruler Numbers to Disappear on Zoom.
  • [Arranger] Transform does not work for Pattern.
  • [Arranger] Crash in track navigation with shift+arrow key.
  • [Arranger] Crash on creating an audio track when no input device is selected.
  • [Arranger] Unable to use up/down arrows to scroll tracks w/ collapsed folders.
  • [Arranger] Can't drag .musicloop with pattern to audio track.
  • [Arranger Track] "Don't follow Track" setting causes errors.
  • [Arranger Track] Events don't follow correctly on tracks with different time.
  • formats.
  • [Chord Track] Auto-scroll not working when Chord Track is last or only header.
  • track.
  • [Chord Track] Duplicating chord blocks doesn't retain original color.
  • [Chord Track] Follow Mode not visible in minimum screen resolution.
  • [Chord Track] Inconsistent behavior when editing chords (Resize adjacent).
  • [Drum Editor] "Duplicate" inserts notes at wrong position.
  • [Impact XT + Sample One XT] Automation orphaned from v3 to v4.
  • [Impact XT] Follow Tempo produces clicks.
  • [Impact XT] V3 mono outs 1-8 change to stereo out 9-16 in V4.
  • [Low Latency Monitoring] Bounce renders empty if Monitor on w/ Ampire.
  • [Macros] Moving groups sometimes deletes the selected page.
  • [Macros] Note Length not applied correctly to last chord in a part.
  • [Macros] Note selection not accurate.
  • [Melodyne] Detached window opens in wrong size, and sometimes freezes.
  • [Mixer] Input insert bin - only half of the vertical space is used.
  • [Mixer] VCA channel is muted after reload song.
  • [Music Editor] No consecutive X:Y drag actions possible after note insert with.
  • arrow tool (double click+hold).
  • [Music Editor] No NoteOff generated on first loop cycle for overlapping notes.
  • [Pattern Editor] Automation Lane Changes on Loop.
  • [Pattern Editor] Drum Mode automation lane not changing to related pitch on.
  • touch input.
  • [Pattern Editor] VST2 Automation in Pattern shows current value for every note.
  • [Preferences] "Copy external files when saving song" option ignored on samples.
  • dropped on Impact XT & Sample One XT.
  • [Presence XT] Editor icon picker has no contrast.
  • [Sample One XT] Free LFO works the other way around.
  • [Sample One XT] Freezes on exchanging 96K samples while song is playing.
  • [Sample One XT] issues with S1 v3 presets.
  • [Sample One XT] Pitch not responding on LFO, Env or pitch-bend when "Follow.
  • Song Tempo" is enabled.
  • [Sample One XT] Wrong Filter parameter states when loading v3 song.
  • [Scratch Pad] Bar offset is ignored.
  • [Scratch Pad] Wrong part size when using negative numerical start value.
  • [Scratch Pad] Possible to extend Part start beyond Scratch Pad causing.
  • unexpected length of the Part.
  • [Scratch Pad] Offset event w/ Melodyne edits not copying to new Scratch Pad.
  • [Slate Raven] Applying touch automation selects the track instead of writing.
  • automation.
  • [Slate Raven] Crash when removing inserts from the channel editor.
  • [Slate Raven] Display ID Index Shift.
  • AAF Audio on single track with automation not imported.
  • AAF import of certain Samplitude files not working.
  • Beat offset and Start/End Markers in Song Templates.
  • Bounces are cut by latency reported by plug-in.
  • Certain legacy songs won't save.
  • Context menu latches focus item on mouse down.
  • Crash on switching presets inside u-he Diva AU.
  • Crash when switching patterns with different control lane parameters.
  • Cue Mix section of FX channels cropped.
  • Duplicate complete omits an automation envelope.
  • Event Inspector cannot have arbitrary size anymore.
  • Extension dialog uses multiple font baselines.
  • Inverted color of fader bar-graph.
  • Multi instrument size issue.
  • Qwerty keyboard issue with Record Offset.
  • Scroll handle disappearing on lists with horizontal and vertical scrollbar.
  • Shift Root (Alt + Scroll) causes focus on Menu.
  • Time signature markers can't be deleted.
  • Transport bar elements hidden (language dependent).
  • VST support plugin not connected to Artist flavor.
  • XML import doesn't work with Cubase 8 demo song.


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