(reading time: < 1 min) IMPORTANT: Version 2020.831 has been removed, as it was crashing on some DAWs. Version 2020.901 supersedes it. Thanks to the final Bank Holiday of the year, I’ve taken the opportunity to make a few more fixes and improvements to Synth1 Librarian. I’ve had various suggestions from users, and this version contains the ‘quick wins’. If […]
(reading time: < 1 min) A user over on KVR (thanks maxim.srpl) spotted a problem when starting up Synth1 Librarian, where there was a long delay because the server couldn’t be contacted to do a version check. The latest version fixes that issue. If you’re enjoying using Synth1 Librarian, please make a donation (it all goes to charity).
(reading time: < 1 min) A couple of Synth1 Librarian features would only work if you run your DAW (or host) in Administrator mode. With this release, Administrator mode isn’t necessary. The affected features are: Importing ZipBank folders that exist under the C:\Program Files[…]\ folder Adding new Patches to a User defined Bank Enjoy 🙂
(reading time: < 1 min) Just a couple of fixes before the end of the year: Added support for UNICODE characters in folder names and patch names (finally!) Replaced paintbrush icon for better compatibility across Windows versions Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year!
(reading time: < 1 min) Earlier this year I wrote that I was donating all Synth 1 Librarian contributions to charity. Well I did: Thanks to everyone that contributed over the past 12 months. You get to help a child who doesn’t have a life as fortunate as yours.
(reading time: 10 mins) My daughter and I had birthdays in the week just gone, and my wife used her hard-earned overtime pay to take our family to the Big Apple to celebrate. We’d never visited NYC before so the excitement levels were high! It just so happened that in the same week my musician hero, Vince Clarke […]
(reading time: < 1 min) I just fixed this really annoying scenario: Enter a melody into my DAW Use the RANDOM button in Synth1 Librarian to pick a patch Hit SPACE on the keyboard to start playback in my DAW Discover that Synth1 Librarian also responded to the SPACE key, and decided to select another random patch. Grrr! This version […]
(reading time: < 1 min) Fixing bugs is a tricky business, and the very first thing I need to do is reproduce it on my PC. But as you all have different configurations (e.g OS, DAW, admin rights, install folders), I can’t always replicate your scenario. So if you need to report an issue, please include the following info: Operating […]