Version 1.5 - Released 25/04/2019
Improved the Chord Generation methodology so all changes made within the Chord Generator, will result in progressions being updated automatically.
Users can now Resize on the Left and Right of all Widgets supporting this behaviour, including MIDI Notes, Pattern Blocks and Pattern Overlays.
Improved the Resizing and Moving of Pattern Blocks to make editing Progressions easier.
Users can now use the Chord Buttons to Move and Resize Chords, so you no longer have to select, and then edit the MIDI Notes to make changes.
Introduced a Guitar Mode, which allows users to create progressions using Guitar Chords, and also apply Drop Tuning to their progressions.
Also created Fret Option functionality, which allows users to create Midi Chords using notes based on the different Guitar Positions fret positions which are available for each chord.
Users can now customise Chords by adding extra root notes which fit into current Chord Note’s scale within the Chord Generator.
Users can now add and remove notes from chords within the Piano Roll. We have also introduced Chord Building functionality, which analyses based on the MIDI Notes which are currently part of the Chord which is being edited.
Chord Composer now plays sounds, and comes with a sample library of over 30 different sound sets. As such, we have also created a separate AU MIDI_FX build for Logic Pro X users who still want to use the Chord Composer’s MIDI Output re-routing.
Resolved a bug which resulted in Chord Composer only looping across first four bars in a closed instance which was just loaded.
Scaling Factor settings are now loaded using a Global Preset file, so users don’t have to keep changing the scaling factor which is used whenever a New Instance or Preset is used.
Improved the Chord Player Editing Functionality so only mapped Chords will trigger full Chord Composer updates.
Improved the Back End model to drastically reduce the CPU usage during playback of progressions.
Version 1.1.1 - Released 19/01/2019
Re-wrote the Graphical Rendering method for Chord Composer which has resulted in a drastic reduction in CPU usage for both Mac and Windows users.
Playhead and Sequencer now adjusts to BPM changes in real-time, so users don’t have to start and stop Playback.
(Windows) Resolved stability issue in some Windows PCs / Laptops which resulted in CPU spiking in FL Studio and Studio One.
(Windows) Fixed Issue which sometimes resulted in crash when Saving or Loading a New Preset within a new instance of Chord Composer.
Resolved Bug which resulted in Chord Player’s Chord Recording not recording Chords at 0.0.
Users can now create Chord Progressions starting from 2 bars to 16.
Fixed bug which sometimes stopped the NumChords widget in the Pattern Generator from updating with the new Chord Number after loading a preset.
Changed font to Western Based Font Family to resolve issue some users were having with Thai Symbols being replaced with some English letters.
Fixed bug which stopped Chord Auditioning from updating correctly after changing the Chord Octave within the Chord Editor Tab.
Version 1.1.0 - Released 17/12/2018
Users can change all rows of Chords in Chord Player, and all changes made in middle row now link to the Chord Generator.
Added a randomisation of to Default Chord Types to allow users to experiment which slight variations on default chords for progressions.
Improved the layout of Pattern Generator.
Re-wrote the backend of Pattern Generator to make generation of Chords much faster and reduce the drain on CPU while generating patterns.
Added strumming functionality to Pattern Generator and Chord Player.
Added five different Tempo-Synced Strum Types, allowing users to Apply upward/downward and other patterns to their strumming.
Added fully flexible Strumming Functionality to Piano Roll, allowing users to control the Strum Level and Type for every single chord within their generated progression. This is also fully supported by Undo and Redo functionality.
Users can also customise the Strum Level, Type and Velocity settings a Chord and Row level within the Chord Player.
Adding Scenes to Chord Recording to make the generation of Chord Progressions much more intuitive.
Added 12 presets.
Improved the Drag and Drop Copy and Paste method within the Progression Stacker to make it easier and more intuitive for users.
Chord Player no longer automatically deletes progression after new loop.
Main Overlay now resizes Chord Progression correctly on startup.
Fixed Bug which sometimes prevented Chord Blocks from being able to be moved after removing a Chord.
Smoothed the movement of the playhead which occasionally became patchy after extended playback.
Viewport doesn’t adjust drastically with basic edits like resizing/moving etc.
Version 1.0.0 - Released: 03/10/2018
Introduced UI scaling which allows users to sale to 100%, 125% and 150%.
Introduced Chord Triggering which allows users to Play and Record chord progressions within Sequencer Grid.
Added Time Signature sequencing which transposes progressions within the Sequencer Grid based on new Numerator and Denominator settings.
Resolved all outstanding bugs from BETA builds.
Version 0.3.0 BETA - Released 07/09/2018
Resolved inversion issue.
Resolved sequencing delay issue in Cubase.
Version 0.2.0 BETA - Released 31/08/2018
Adding Midi Export resizing which rescales UI during MIDI file export to DAW.
Increased font size to make UI clearer in larger 4K resolution screens.
Version 0.1.0 BETA - Released : 16/08/2018
First BETA of Chord Composer.