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Studio One 4 Version History and Release Notes

This document lists all Studio One 4 maintenance updates and their included fixes and


Version 4.5.4 Release Notes (September 17, 2019):

The following issues have been fixed:
● [macOS ≥10.14] Some iLok™ protected plug-ins got blocklisted 
● Potential crash when trying to copy & paste plug-ins inside the browser


Version 4.5.3 Release Notes (September 3, 2019):

MacOS Mojave (10.14) and Catalina (10.15) users:  Please make sure that the plug-ins you’re using match Apple’s compatibility requirements before updating to Studio One 4.5.3. Incorrectly signed
plug-ins will either be blocklisted by Studio One, or rejected by the operating system with this release.


New features and improvements:
● Support for Native Instruments’ Komplete Kontrol MkII series keyboards
● [macOS] Support for Apple Notarization service
● "Remove Plug-in Settings" function for Plug-in Manager
● Volume automation curve now compensates logarithmic fader curve
● "Select Notes" command is now applicable to muted notes
● Channel polarity switch is now excluded from grouping
● Added commands for "vertical zoom in/out fine"
● Dragging multiple Patterns to the browser is now supported
● Improved sidechain handling for VST2 Plug-ins
● Improved Chinese localization


The following issues have been fixed:
● [Mixer] Sends are hidden under certain conditions
● [Mixer] Side-chaining with Mix FX included will mute under certain conditions
● [Mixer] Lag on VCA fader adjustment
● [Scratch Pad] Wrong instrument part length when using step record
● [Scratch Pad] Lost focus when using “locate cursor” function
● [Scratch Pad] Loop range lost when dragged across arrangement border
● [Pattern Editor] Variation name cannot be edited from pattern editor toolbar
● [Audio Batch Converter] Crash on repairing sample rate with certain mp3 files
● Multi Instrument transform restore omits channel inserts
● Qwerty Keyboard device has wrong mapping in Swiss and Canadian French layout
● No input metering during record w/ tape style and disabled monitoring
● Crash on invoking "Insert Rest" command when not in Step Record mode
● When "snap" is disabled, "play selected range" won't stop when playing small audio
● Using Shift+S as keyboard shortcut for "Solo" triggers "Solo Safe" instead
● Random freezes on previewing MIDI files from the browser
● Softube Console 1 AU not properly unloaded on removal
● Altered metronome accent volume resets to default on relaunch
● Decimals missing in Export dialogs
● Instrument preset list and browser out of sync
● Chord track offset when chord doesn't start at event start
● Certain MP3 files won't import
● First notes missing on bounce in certain cases
● Short notes being dropped with large block sizes


Version 4.5.2 Release Notes (July 9, 2019):


New features and improvements:
● [Fat Channel] Support for increased Q value on parametric EQ for Series III mixers*
* This affects Q automation in songs created in previous versions. Make sure to render / bounce
affected tracks before updating.
● [Project Page] Added “Normalize Track” function
● [Project Page] Added an inplace inspector for tracks
● [Project Page] Track commands are now assignable
● [Project Page] Streamlined digital release dialog
● [Macros] New menu items are now inserted at the end of the list
● “Edit Macro” and “Duplicate Macro” are now available for menu items
● Transform tool in instrument editor now keeps selection
● Added "Time Lock" & "Edit Lock" Parameters to Event Inspector
● Input selectors in groups are not linked anymore
● Added a group color bar in track controls

The following issues have been fixed:
● Pipeline not working after transforming audio
● Layout issues with Japanese strings
● Layout issues in video export dialog
● Unable to change the color of selected channels in certain cases
● Sample position shift with ARA plugins
● "Normalize Audio" command should toggle
● Default Plug-in Manager window is too large
● Certain plug-in thumbnails not showing
● Crash on applying macro to split at marker
● DDP image created when cancelled with [Esc] key
● Cut-off strings in localized quantize panel
● [Ripple Edit] Dragging Audio Events from other tracks doesn’t ripple subsequent events
● [Ripple Edit] Duplicating with keyboard command doesn’t ripple subsequent events if
there is space
● [Ripple Edit] Marker deletion is prevented
● Nested groups cause faders to jump when full group is re-enabled
● [Impact XT] Can't replace sample by drag and drop from browser
● Console Shaper won’t audition on mono bus
● Missing note-off for Note FX when switching track
● Melodyne level changes with 64-bit process precision
● Potential crash on video export
● Change instrument no longer affects all selected tracks
● Transform back to Instrument Track doesn't restore Note FX automation
● Hidden plug-ins still shown in certain areas
● Wrong first frame displayed when exporting video in loop range
● Potential crash extracting audio from certain AVI video files
● Crossfade shape at the end of events not following correctly when tracks are grouped
● “Trim Start/End To Cursor” won't work with (Edit) Groups
● [Windows 7] Erratic behavior when importing certain .m4a files
● [Windows 7] Export video fails for certain formats
● Dragging parts from Scratch Pad to Groove produces incorrect result
● Navigation with arrow keys stops on nested track folders
● [Windows] Holding mouse down on chord block moves chord events
● Track notes are removed when transforming track to rendered audio
● Zooming selected automation track should not affect parent track
● Embedded AAF files exported from Studio One get truncated in Pro Tools
● [External Instruments] Labels CC71 and CC74 are swapped
● [Audio Batch Converter] Metadata not copied during processing
● [Audio Batch Converter] Potential freeze with plug-ins having more than one input
● Reverse sidechain selection - Alt/Option+mouse click to select all / none is not working as
● GUI issues in Chord Picker
● [Macros] Renaming a copy is followed by an error message
● Deleting a Scratch Pad sometimes causes hanging / freezing

Version 4.5.1 Release Notes (May 29, 2019):

The following issues have been fixed:
● Faulty assignment of ATOM pads
● Plug-in Scan freezes when Windows is offline
● Volume automation is laggy
● Crash on undoing instantiation of instruments
● Audio events disappear on bounce when writing tempo information option is disabled
● Crash on hitting Alt+Arrow up/down in empty song
● Limiter metering mode switch is broken
● Pop-up menu for "Add Insert" command has wrong properties

Version 4.5.0 Release Notes (May 21, 2019):

Studio One 4.5 adds the following new features and improvements.
Recording and Mixing
● Redesigned hardware controls (gain/polarity/48V) on mixer channels (for compatible
PreSonus interfaces)
● Input Mixer: software gain / polarity controls on every input
● Software input gain / polarity controls on every channel, bus and FX channel
● Extended grouping system with attributes (Volume, Pan, Mute/Solo, Inserts/Sends)
● Groups definable as Edit- and/or Mix-Groups (with attributes)
● Commands/shortcuts to suspend any group
● Command to suspend all groups
● Support for unlimited nested groups (groups within groups)
● New Groups section in Track List and Channel List
● Optional group name display on channels with Group assign and renaming options
● Customizable Channel Components in Console
● RMS/Peak metering option per channel
● Global Pre-Fader Metering option
● Quick-assign I/O routing for multiple selected channels
● Quick-assign outputs in ascending order
● Basic and Advanced Plug-in menu styles
● Alternative (reverse) Sidechain routing
● Copy Plug-ins with Sidechain routing
Arrangement and Editing
● Lock Events (with position and editing options)
● Lock Tracks option
● Independent Quantize/Timebase/Snap options
● Snap to Zero Crossings
Musical (MIDI) Editing
● Chord Audition option in Chord Selector
● Chord Audition option for chord events in Chord Track
● User assignable Chord Audition sound
● New Major/Minor Triad scales
● Re-organized Musical Actions menu
● Stretch multiple notes by dragging
● Note Action: Apply Scale
● Note Action: Distribute Notes
● Note Action: Randomize Notes
● Note Action: Quantize Notes
● Note Action: Mirror Notes
● Note Action: Repeat Notes to Part End
● Note Action: Thin out Notes
● Note Action: Fill with Notes
● Independent Macro Toolbars for Arrangement, Music Editor and Audio Editor
● Macro Toolbar: custom menus
● Macro Toolbar: direct macro editing
● Macro Toolbar: Duplicate Macro command
● Macro Toolbar: “move to Group” command
● Impact XT: drag more than 16 samples or slices
● Patterns: support for Quintuplets / Septuplets resolution
● Improved swing timing for patterns with individual lanes resolution
● Stem Export: quick drag>select tracks/channels
● Stem Export: save selection when closing window
● Song Data Import retains “Disabled” track state when importing
● Fat Channel XT modules retain state when switching
● Instrument list: “disable all” option
● Instrument list: “remove unused” option
● Store Presets with folder selection
● Assignable F13-F24 keys
● Recall any Marker with shortcut
● One-step Audioloop export (drag&drop)

User Interface

● Smooth audio waveforms (option)
● Macro Toolbar icons update
● Sample One XT / Impact XT: improved unit readouts
● Improved CPU performance with Multi Instruments
● Improved CPU performance with Mai Tai, Sample One XT, Impact XT and Presence XT

Hardware and Installation

● I/O Setup: add multiple inputs or outputs
● I/O Setup: re-order inputs / outputs with drag & drop
● New Plug-in Manager with filters by format and vendor
● Plug-in Manager: list and reset blocklisted plug-ins individually

Import / Export

● Import / Export I/O Setups
● Video Export option with multiple codec support (platform-dependent)
● MP3 Export with variable bitrate
● AAC support (Import / Export), including ALAC (Apple Lossless)
● Mono option for Export Mixdown


● [VST3] Support for program pitch names and key switch API
● [VST2] Host-specific extension to query key switches from plug-ins
The following issues have been fixed:
● Text field may lose focus when search result is displayed
● Artifacts with volume automation
● Very short MP3 files cannot be imported
● Macro toolbar presets get lost if multiple songs are closed in a certain order
● Bounce in place inserts silence when there's an Open Air instance as EventFX
● VCA automation offset incorrect
● Click coordinate of pen is slightly off
● Potential lockup when using "Follow Chord"
● True Peak sometimes delivers wrong values
● [MacOS] Random order in file lists generated from APFS volume
● Mod wheel assigned to Sample One eco filter behaves unexpectedly
● Note FX remain active after rendering with Chorder
● Track Transform does not retain VCA assignment
● Track/channel colors lost on transform multi-out instruments
● Some elements need more contrast in Light Theme
● Some time-stretched events in Scratch Pad play back incorrectly
● [Windows 7] Potential crash while applying Touch+Swipe on certain plug-ins
● Typos in AudioBox 1818VSL I/O labels

Version 4.1.4 Release Notes (March 26, 2019):

New features and Improvements:
● Support for PreSonus StudioLive S-Series mixing consoles
● [Browser] Added “Funk”, “Soul”, “Latin” tags to Style category
● [Browser] Added “processed” and “riff” tags to Character category
The following issues have been fixed:
● [DAW Mode] Moving the master fader turns all of the Main meter LEDs off momentarily
● Incorrect transposition in certain cases when audio is time-stretched
● [macOS Mojave] Studio One stuck at "Starting External Devices..." on launch while certain
gear wasn’t connected
● [macOS] Cmd+Drag won't remove plug-in
● [Windows] Installer does not clear the factory templates folder
● [MaiTai] On certain presets, switching Osc 1 to Sine stops audio
● [Mixer] “Send” slot height resets when opening outputs pane
● [Mixer] Changing the level meter scale won't refresh the side meter
● [Mixer] Track focus is shifted when console view was closed and reopened
● [Music Editor] Pitch selection doesn’t follow when moving notes
● [Music Editor] Some bold grid lines are missing
● [Music Editor] Notes w/ velocity value “0” can be entered but “1” will be played
● Music Editor isn't updated correctly at certain zoom levels, events seem to disappear
● [Ripple Edit] Moving parts upstream sometimes causes overlaps
● [Tempo Track] Scrolling horizontally won't update tempo node label(s) at certain scroll
● Freeze on enabling Chord Follow on Presence XT instruments w/ Key Switches
● Arrangement scrolls away from current track when navigating automation nodes with
arrow keys
● Automation glitch when using 'Undo' command after 'Move to Cursor'
● Audio track muted when use mute solo in certain combination
● Focus of "New Song” dialog is lost when mixer is still open
● Touch events are delayed on the mixer controls
● CD-Text “Genre” field truncated on writing DDP
● In certain song templates, “Volume” and “Mute” automation is not correctly localized
● Audio outside the bend range is altered
● Track delay is inverted when Melodyne is involved
● Tool Tips and Info Texts not available on screen-sharing via 3rd-party apps
● MIDI on/off issues (e. g. sustain pedal) when plug-in delay is higher than 120 ms
● Certain songs with Sample One XT cannot be renamed
● “Strip Silence” keeps unwanted parts
● Inversions of 7th chords are not recognized
● Musicloop import fails with multiple loops
● Wrong note position when using pre-count in mix mode
● Time signature is overwritten when drag’n dropped to destination bar
● Potential crash when activating surround outputs in NI Kontakt

Version 4.1.3 Release Notes (January 24, 2019):

New features and Improvements:
● Support for Studio USB-C Series audio interfaces
● FX Sends are now visible by default on the console
The following issues have been fixed:
● Tight bend markers are ignored on load; editing causes glitches
● Crash on opening the Musical Editor by double-clicking a selected event which has no
● Unwanted movements of Loop Markers when editing tempo
● AAF files exported from Studio One with clip gain involved will shift Audio Events on
● [macOS] Missing right-click context menus in some areas
Version 4.1.2 Release Notes (January 15, 2019):
New features and Improvements:
● AAF export now compatible with Digital Performer 9 (legacy mode)
● AAF volume automation support for Pro Tools
● Alternative incremental workflow for Song Versions
● Quantize Macros now work without forced Auto-Quantize
● Safety query for resetting recent song list
● Tempo Warp in arrangement now updates the editor display
● Better error handling in case of product activation failure

The following issues have been fixed:

● Groove Quantize always affects velocity
● Sustain parameter is continuous for stock instruments
● Drawing Automation backwards doesn't work correctly
● Tempo ramp causes audio artifacts
● [AAF] Event gain not translating into Pro Tools clip gain
● Wrong English translation "Quintole" and "Septole"
● [Impact XT] Clear Bank and Pad do not clear parameters
● In certain cases, Melodyne won't sync to Song tempo
● [Tempo Track] 'Delete Range' inserts unwanted Time Signature change
● Relative movement of two adjacent notes no longer possible
● Inconsistency when using “Select Notes…> Select at interval” command
● Notes played in precount/preroll have incorrect length when recorded
● Time Stretching kills transients when Tempo Track is used
● Notes recorded before active loop are shifted to left locator
● Redraw error in Pattern Editor controller lanes
● IR Maker help page text not legible
● [macOS] Remove "Release audio device in background" option (Windows-only feature)
● [macOS] Some keyboard shortcuts ignored when editing text in Track or Channel Name
● [macOS] Holding cmd+w opens multiple dialogues, crashes on confirmation
● Splice license conflict w/ previous Artist activation on same account
● Crash on hitting "Return" key when assigned to Navigation > Enter
● Waveform graphics rendered with half-sample offset on bounce
● Track notes don't persist through transform operations
● “Delete external device” dialog lacks confirmation
● Mouse scrolling doesn't work on mixer inserts
● Crash when switching editor from melodic mode to drum mode at small window sizes
● Right-click mouse state not reset when loading a song version from recent list
● Freeze on zooming beat-linear audio parts in and out repeatedly
● Switching to another Song Version can break the Project < > Song connection
● When the editor is detached, deletion of selected notes will delete containing part
● [Scratch Pad] note length value jumps to unexpected value while modifying in Inspector
● Wrong Track order when duplicating Track with mouse
● Crash when opening "Tracks" node in file browser on certain songs
● MIDI Markers not embedded into MIDI files (when using “Save As”)
● Warp Marker editing causes glitches
● Exchange update button hard to read in light mode
● Unwanted scrolling in arrangement when editing Event in Folder Track
● Crash on 'Select from event till end'
● Crash when removing Splitter from fx chain
● Ripple Edit in Folder causes Track to shift
● “Split At Grid” broken when Event is located at a specific position
● [Project Page] Album / Artist text fields lacking contrast on edit when light theme is used

Version 4.1.1 Release Notes (October 30, 2018):

New features and Improvements:
● [ATOM] Keyboard mode for Melodic Editor
● [ATOM] Bank button follows bank color
● [ATOM] Added user command assignments to pads 1-8 in Setup mode
● [ATOM] Play button will change from green to light blue when loop is active
● [Impact XT] Multiselect for pads (Shift or CMD)
● [Tempo Track] improvements for "Scale Time" manual tempo mapping
● [Tempo Track] Update timeline in realtime when warping
● Master volume values are shown when slider in transport bar is moved
● Increase grab area for automation lines by one pixel on each side
● "Follow Chords" settings are now remembered when reverting instrument transformation
● Improved spacing in Editor Inspector's chord input display
● Added automatic detection for CME Xkey devices
● Optimized MIDI update rate for Control Surfaces

The following issues have been fixed:

● [Windows 7] Application hanging on launch with nVidia drivers newer than v388.71
● [Windows] Video not displayed on specific hardware
● [Windows] Pen support disabled
● [macOS] System command focus not working in dialog edit field
● [Project Page] Audible pops at song transitions
● [Project Page] Loudness detection post fx broken
● [Browser] Crash on "Merge to Stereo File"
● [Chord Track] Potential crash when playing back song with universal follow mode
● [Chord Track] Dragging chords over existing ones won't reflect changes
● "Follow Chords" creates wrong results when notes are longer than parts
● "Copy to new Scratch Pad" ignores Tempo Track
● Arranger track edits ignore time signature changes
● Incorrect initial send automation on reloading a song
● Freeze on moving Bus Channel
● Added tempo points not snapping to grid
● Timeline jumps when timebase is set to Beat-Linear
● Restore version creates duplicate song version
● Moving first tempo point of Scratch Pad impossible
● In Beat-Linear mode, "Zoom to Loop" scrolls to wrong position
● In Beat-Linear mode, the Waveform disappears on audio event in Scratch Pad
● When "Release Audio device in Background" option is checked, Studio One exits looped
region on losing focus
● When "Apply folder track color to content" option is checked, the tracks inside a folder
become all grey
● Unexpected bounce results on different dropout protection settings
● [Macro toolbar] Potential crash on clicking "New Page"
● Nebula 4 VST2 plugin not loading
● Soloing a Solo Safe Bus without function
● Control linked channel fader jumps to initial value when assigned to control linked VCA
● [Impact XT] Realtime amp decay changes are glitchy
● Audition notes not working when cursor follows edit position
● Reveal precount early note extends to bar 1 when qwerty keyboard is used as input
● Potential crash on undoing track duplications
● Note-on at left locator recorded after loop cycle is placed wrong
● Wrong note length and start position when played at right locator with Offset enabled
● Wrong text color / background color for edit boxes of Arranger Track Inspector items
● Odd behavior when copy/pasting automation point
● Crash when saving song w/ empty Presence
● Certain songs w/ Melodyne 4.2 get stuck at playback
● Some add-ons (Sound Sets, VU-Meter, etc.) missing in Studio One Demo
● Song loses "pin" state after restoring versions
● Split at Grid only splits first few bars with odd tempo
● Unexpected duplication result on event following chord
● Crash on closing song after deleting Scratch Pads

Version 4.1 Release Notes (September 13, 2018):

New features and Improvements:

● Support for PreSonus ATOM Production and Performance Pad Controller
● New Pipeline XT plug-in for routing of external effects
● Extended Note Repeat with keyboard remote
● Tempo Automation
● Beat-linear timeline option
● Improved manual tempo mapping with Scale Time tool
● Tap tempo via keyboard shortcut
● AAF export options (including embedded AAF support)
● Import Song Data from song template
● New “Cue mix mute follows channel” option
● New look for External Device panels and QWERTY Keyboard
● The macro bar now stores the last page viewed per editor
● Select Highest or Lowest notes more accurate when overlapped
● Key command mapping for "Song Setup" dialog
● Tempo map added to rendered click file
● Improved zoom and scroll behavior in Pattern Editor
● [Windows 10] System DPI scaling option for third-party plug-ins
● [Windows] “Enable High DPI Mode” option is back
The following issues have been fixed:
● [macOS Mojave] Scrambled icons in message boxes
● [macOS] Accessibility zoom breaks context menu
● [macOS] Deadlock on clicking main menu bar with system file selector open
● [Windows] Help Viewer doesn't adapt to different monitor DPI
● [Melodyne] Editor not immediately opening on edit
● [Chord Track] Wrong detection inside arpeggios
● [Chord Track] Accidentals not displayed correctly in the pop-up selector
● [Drum Editor] Unwanted double notes when duplicated
● [Drum Editor] Duplicating notes with swing are placed in wrong location
● [Track Inspector] Automation controls background missing
● [Track Inspector] Event FX container doesn't remember size
● [Track Inspector] Automation parameter select-box text is hidden by color field
● [Presence XT] Ping Pong looping issue with short samples
● [Presence XT Editor] Crash on copying zones
● [Impact XT] Amp envelope should be exponential
● [Impact XT] Missing "Cancel" button on initial sample search
● [Impact XT] Pad Names are overwritten while editing (user vs file name)
● Macro toolbar scripting error
● Pitch editing doesn't accept B from keyboard, changes it to A#
● Enabling Note Repeat aftertouch + playing aftertouch causing infinite note
● REX file import issue when song sample rate is different from file
● Playback of stretched audio sometimes incorrect
● Remotes do not generate undo steps for all parameter changes
● Wrong waveform drawing when creating loop range
● Potential crash when opening detached audio editor
● Channel macros lost connection to parameters on Import Song Data
● Steps placement is incorrect when duplicating a Pattern
● Plug-in thumbnail icon not inverted in light theme
● Applying Mute on mouse down causes audible clicks
● Crash on save after removing Multi Instrument
● GUI artifacts while scrolling w/ TAB thru track name fields
● Copying an event from a folder pastes it on a new track
● Song parameters are reset when Time Base is changed to Frames
● Wrong inverted note selection in a duplicated (shared) part
● Wrong automation result after moving arranger section
● "Move" and "Copy" w/ Ripple Edit on the same track deliver different results

Version 4.0.1 Release Notes (July 10, 2018):

New features and Improvements:

● Studio One 4 Prime available
● [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

Version 4.0.0 Release Notes (May 22, 2018):

This initial Studio One 4 release adds the following new features and improvements.

Arrangement / Editing

● Chord Track
● Realtime chord re-harmonization of Audio and Instrument Tracks
● Intuitive Chord Selector
● Automatic chord detection
● Realtime chord input from MIDI device
● Song Key Signature with detection
● Chord Transpose
● ARA 2 support
● Expanded “Send to Notion” option for lead sheet creation
● Ripple edit mode
● Relative bar offset for songs
● “Remove gaps” for Events
Virtual Instruments – Impact XT
● new look and feel
● 8 pad banks
● 32 outputs (16 stereo, 16 mono)
● color option for pads
● new 24dB zero-delay feedback filter
● filter drive and punch controls
● filter "soft" (clipping) mode
● pad and individual sample editing
● new stack mode for layering samples on a pad
● realtime time-stretching (follow song tempo)
● trigger quantization
● sample choke with 32 choke groups
● reverse sample playback
● sample level normalization
● increased pitch envelope range (+/- 48 semitones or 8 octaves)
● improved sample navigation
● “Pad Follow” mode for remote navigation
● drag & drop pad swapping
PreSonus Studio One 4 – Version History
● drag & drop multiple samples at once
● optional auto-slicing on sample import (shift)
● “Send to new Impact” shortcut in audio context menu
● drag & drop sample import from Sample One XT and Presence XT
● import and export of multisample files and ".soundx" containers
● eight user-selectable color themes

Virtual Instruments – Sample One XT

● new look and feel
● record page with live sampling
● samples from any hardware input, send, output, other instrument
● auto-slicing mode creates new samples automatically with adjustable gate
● global and individual (sample) edit modes
● fx section: modulation, delay, reverb, gater, eq, distortion, pan
● expandable keyboard
● realtime time-stretching (follow song tempo)
● sample snap to zero crossing
● sample crossfade
● waveform slicing option
● sample trim option
● sample sustain, release and ping-pong loop modes
● graphical envelopes with adjustable attack, decay, release curve shapes
● increased pitch envelope range (+/- 48 semitones or 8 octaves)
● alternative trigger modes: normal, one-shot, toggle
● visual play cursor in waveform view
● sample reverse playback
● sample level normalization
● new 24dB zero-delay feedback filter
● filter drive and punch controls
● filter "soft" (clipping) mode
● LFO random (sample+hold) mode
● master volume control
● adjustable voice limit
● import and export of multisample files and ".soundx" containers
● drag & drop export to Impact XT
● eight user-selectable color themes

Virtual Instruments – Presence XT Editor

● sample snap to zero crossing
● reverse playback option
● 1,000 choke groups
● ping-pong loop mode
● play-cursor in waveform display
Music Editor
● Drum Editor
● Drum and Melodic Patterns and Variations
● Patterns saved in Musicloop
● Automatic mapping (Impact XT)
● Alternate note coloring schemes
● Sync option for editors
● “Select notes…” options
● New or improved note event options (Humanize, Length, Velocity, Delete Notes)
● Multiple Macro toolbars (page selection)
● Improved multi-editing
● Preserve and restore zoom states

Import / Export

● AAF Import / Export (supports Pro Tools, Logic, Nuendo, Final Cut Pro, Premiere and
● Import Song Data
User Interface
● Alternative “light” color scheme
● Additional appearance presets
● Updated mix console design
● Track / Channel Notepads


● New Sound Set “Impact XT Kits and Sounds” (1.8 GB)
● New Demos and Tutorials (1.6 GB)
● External Plug-in scanner (VST2, VST3)
● MP3 Encoding in all versions

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