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B-Step Sequencer 2.1

- RELEASE DATE: 28th of February 2015 [color=#BF4080]

MAJOR NEW FEATURES
1. Introduced: Basic AudioBus support (iOS/iPad)
2. Introduced: Embedded User Manual
3. Introduced: Colour Styler
4. Introduced: File Manager

- Download free projects, colour themes or chords on the fly
- Project im- & export via text or mail
- Share your projects at the Monoplugs servers
- Remember your projects: Assign audio samples and comments to your projects

MAJOR CHANGES & FIXES
- Added/Improved: Support for new Hosts like Nuendo, Energy XT2, Studio One, Logic...
- Fixed: Transport issues e.g. in Cubase
- Fixed: Host can crash on shutdown
- Introduced: MIDI FX Audio Unit for Logic you can use B-Step as MIDI FX now!
- Official Yosemite compatible
- Improved: Reducing CPU usage for better performance on older devices
- Improved: More stable clock generation (iPad/Standalone)

MINOR CHANGES & FIXES

USABILITY
- Added: Mute a step column on the run light buttons
- Added: Option to disable the mouse wheel (setup editor)
- Improved: Mouse wheel always increasing or decreasing by one
- Fixed: Load & save handling, restores everything correctly

USER INTERFACE
- Added: CTRL ± and CTRL 0 resizes the UI or reset to default size
- Improved: Style of editors and notifications
- Fixed: Font sizes and remove trailing "..." for some labels (iOS/iPad)
- Fixed: Message box is never hidden by the keyboard (iOS/iPad)
- Improved: Inputs are always visible (can't be hidden by the keyboard)
- Improved: Remember last window position
- Fixed: Restore UI size correctly (Desktop)

MIDI & SYNC
- Improved/Fixed: Slave mode
- Improved: Performance on switching from/to foreground/background (iOS/iPad)

MIDI CONTROLLER
- Fixed: Reset Launchpad on shutdown
- Fixed: Launchpad stopped working after 30 minutes (OS X)

FEATURE FIXES
- Fixed: Playback stops if a step repeat was enabled and some other options too
- Fixed: CC & PC sends to many events and in a wrong order
- Fixed: Bar repeats shows 1 bar to less



B-Step Sequencer 2.0.1; 2.0.2

- RELEASE DATE: 27th / 29th of October 2014

FIXED / CHANGED
- Added: Update notifier
- Fixed: AudioUnit validation fails
- Fixed: Was not working in FL Studio
- Fixed: Chord sets was not loaded correctly with a project
- Fixed: Chord set im- export bug
- Fixed: Load project bug
- Fixed: Step probability was broken
- Fixed: Video links in help popup
- Fixed: Install location linux
- Fixed: A preset in the plugin trial was not loaded by default



B-Step Sequencer 2

- RELEASE DATE: 24th of October 2014

NEW SUPPORTED PLATFORMS
- Android
- Raspberry Pi

NEW SUPPORTED PLUGIN TECHNOLOGY
- Audio Unit

NEW FEATURES
- Added: sequencer ratcheting / Step repeats
- Added: 4 more MIDI out to control up to 5 synths
- Added: shuffle features
- Added: drum support
- Added: 6 layers with a bunch of features
- Added: random chords from scales
- Added: monophonic and polyphonic playback modes
- Added: new presets
- Improved: the user interface style
- Added: snapshot functionality
- Redesigned: MIDI learn feature
- Added: multidrag feature
- Added: snapshot feature
- Added: rubber tool
- Added: inline manual functionality
- Added: BPM slider to the main user interface
- Added: custom measurements from 1/16th per bar to much more than 4/4th
- Renamed: "solo bar" to "solo bar groups"
- Added: control and program changes per step
- Fixed: known bugs like sync problems and improve them

NEW SEQUENCER FEATURES
- Octave per step
- Chords per step
- Microtiming per step (delay)
- Step copy
- Step probability
- Step mute
- Step skip
- Custom playback features per bar
- Custom playback features per global sequence
- Reverse Playback
- Moving steps in the pattern
- Bar skip
- CC and PC per step

NEW SEQUENCER RATCHETING FEATURES
- Modulate interval
- Modulate duration
- Modulate velocity
- Modulate notes
- Modulate probability

SHUFFLE / SWING SETTINGS
- Per 16th, 8th or 4th
- Modulate velocity
- Modulate duration
- Modulate timing



B-Step Sequencer 1.2.1, 1.2.2 & V1.2.3 (iOS/iPad only)

- RELEASE DATE: 22th of May 2014

- Improved: User interface performance
- Fixed: timing issues
- Fixed: app switching breaks
- Fixed: MIDI sync (as master)
- Fixed: MIDI playback stops if Audiobus app is running
- Remove next bar in chain marker
- Improved: user interface style
- Added: delete and browse functions to the file chooser



B-Step Sequencer 1.2

- RELEASE DATE: 15th of April 2014

FIXES
- Stop all playing notes if playback stops
- Added: Error messages if a MIDI port is not able to open
- MIDI learn map will not loaded correctly
- MIDI Thru bug
- Restore MIDI ports on reopen B-Step

MIDI
- Added: clock thru option in standalone

PRESETS
- Added: export/import project files
- Added: export/import chord presets
- Added: export/import MIDI maps
- Added: some project presets & chord presets

SEQUENCER FEATURES
- Added: mute-chain | you can now play empty bars or mute a bar in the chain
- Added: master track octave offset rotaries
- Added: what's the next bar in the chain marker
- Added: panic button

MIDI learn (new design)
- Added: Feedback
- Improved: the editor layout and MIDI learn handling

USER INTERFACE
- Improved: settings editor layout
- Improved: main interface layout
- Added: three different colour setups
- Removed: step was enabled marker

NOVATION LAUNCHPAD
- Added: bar copy support (hold down one bar button (source) and click a other bar button (target) )
- Changed: default MIDI channel to 1



B-Step Sequencer 1.1

- RELEASE DATE: 14th of February 2014

OS
* Added: support for OS X 10.5 to 10.8 (Intel)

HOSTS
- Changed: list as instrument in Ableton Live
- Removed: support on OS X for Cubase (unsolved problems)

SETTINGS
- Added: settings editor for MIDI IO
- Added: pop up for manage MIDI learn

SEQUENCER FEATURES
- Added: chord editor
- Changed: increase to max 8 repeats per bar (from 4)
- Improved: target bar will be the selected after drag'n'drop
- Changed: bar-repeats, bar-offset, bar-octave will be no more copied by drag'n'drop

TIMING
- Fixed: timing bug (VST)

NOVATION LAUNCHPAD
- Improved the complete launchpad map
- Added: external MIDI port handling to manage MIDI IO

MIDI LEARN
- Added: multiple controller assignments
- Added: support for notes as controller

USER INTERFACE
- Added: slider to control all duration sliders
- Added: slider to control all velocity sliders
- Reduce UI refresh rate, feels less laggy
- Added: auto resize if the desktop area is to small



B-Step Sequencer 1.0

- RELEASE DATE: 23th of December 2013


B-Step, a sequencer by Monoplugs.