1. News
  2. »
  3. Audio Software & Plug-in Hosts
  4. »
  5. Synapse Audio

Synapse Audio releases Orion Platinum v7.1

Synapse Audio

Synapse Audio has released version 7.1 of Orion Platinum, a free update for registered users of OP 7.

New features:

  • User switchable Wallpapers (BMP, JPG, PNG supported).
  • Song info image supports now 132x132 JPG, PNG files.
  • Files recognized by Sampler can be dropped directly into Orion.
  • FXP/FXB saving added for VST effects (loading was already possible).


  • Zooming keeps the center position.
  • Skins can use PNG files instead of BMP.
  • Newly recorded Audio clips are named after the Audio Track name.
  • Renaming generators, mixer channels and playlist tracks is more logical now.
  • MIDI Import & Export supports now all CC#s and Aftertouch.
  • Added Timebases 480ppq and 960ppq.
  • Received MIDI Program Changes are now sent to effects.
  • Genetics is now possible for VST and Internal Effects.
  • Song Event Editor for a Generator can be opened from Playlist.
  • Time Signature dialog removed from New Song, instead use Options - Time Signature.
  • Event Editor look and feel updated.
  • New look for Playlist and Pianoroll timelines.
  • Loading Drumrack presets seeks missing samples from Default Sample Paths.
  • Auto-Stop on Overload threshold made configurable.
  • CPU indicator tells now if engine not running.
  • Splash window shows loading progress.
  • Audio Input Monitor for a track can be muted from playlist and still recorded.


  • Cursor Follow shortcut on both playlist and pianoroll is now Shift+S (not S or F anymore).
  • Playlist/pianoroll Grid toggle is Shift+G.

Bug fixes:

  • Loading invalid Wave file caused crash. Fixed.
  • Recording Patterns caused hang/crash. Fixed.
  • Playlist patterns and audio segments jittered when scrolling. Fixed.
  • Hidden Drumrack controls were drawn on MIDI automation. Fixed.
  • Drumrack track name not updated properly when track renamed. Fixed.
  • Screamer Filter Select label displayed incorrectly. Fixed.
  • Soft Saturation EQ denormal problem. Fixed.
  • Hosting Rewire clients not working. Fixed.
  • Playlist shortcut 'J' didn't work if smooth follow was enabled. Fixed.
  • Switching Timebase during playback caused problems. Fixed.
  • When adding Steinberg Plex Orion crashes. Fixed.
  • Audio engine hangs when trying to remove last Drumrack Track. Fixed.
  • VSTs could not synchronize on time signatures properly. Fixed.
  • All inputs weren't visible for multi-output soundcards (more than 16 inputs). Fixed.
  • AudioTrack clips not played if input monitoring was disabled and input channel selected. Fixed.
  • AudioTrack anti-aliased drawing broken. Fixed.


  • New workspace background images added.
  • Toxic III updated to version 1.2.


Discussion: Active

Please log in to join the discussion

News & Deals Related To This Item

Show more...