Reporting an error or bug

Reading Time: 1 minuteFixing 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 […]

Synth1 Librarian 2018.518 now available (bug fix release)

Reading Time: 1 minuteSome users reported that Synth1 Librarian failed to start with their host.  This release fixes those issues (hopefully!). I’ve tested in VstHost, SaviHost, Renoise, Reaper, and Cantabile.  If you have problems with any other DAW/host, leave me a comment with the details. Thanks to Brad (author of Cantabile) for bringing this to my attention.   […]

Synth1 Librarian new features [teaser!]

Reading Time: 1 minuteHere’s a little teaser to show the current work-in-progress: As well as fixing annoying bugs, I’m adding the following features: Create your own Banks: drag and drop Patches, and save your Banks to Zip files Save your custom patches from Synth1 Colour coding for Patches: import the colours from existing Patches, but also apply your […]

HELP! Why isn’t Synth1 Librarian sending patches to Synth1?

Reading Time: 1 minuteSomeone reported a problem that I’ve never encountered before: they can’t get Synth1 to receive patches from Synth1 Librarian. Synth1 Librarian sends patches to Synth1 via a temporary patch folder, which is located at %APPDATA%\Synth1.Librarian.64|32.net\TempPatches (the 64/32 depends on the bitness of the Librarian).  So the requirements to send patches are: Synth1 Librarian needs to […]

SOLVED – The riddle of the “Synth1/Zip” temp folder

Reading Time: 1 minuteA couple of users reported a weird anomaly: Synth1 Librarian seemed to be extracting zipbank archives to the folder %TMP%\Synth1\zip (e.g. “C:\Users\[myusername]\AppData\Local\Temp\synth1\zip“).  I was really confused, because Synth1 Librarian does not create or use that folder – ever! So what was going on? The answer: Synth1 itself creates that folder, for managing it’s own patch library! You can […]