Patch for Samplitude Pro X4 - version

MAGIX_Redaktion wrote on 12/3/2018, 9:27 AM

Changes in version

Plug-in browser

  • Plug-ins can be added via plug-in browser after click on empty plug-in slot
    • VSTi or Rewire instruments can be added on a track, too
    • the browser can also be opened from main menu
  • Functions
    • view by location / vendor / category
    • search function
    • favorite function
      • double click on "+ new folder" creates a new folder
      • plugins can be moved into new folder via drag'n'drop
    • recently used
  • Plug-in slot menu
    • 'favorites' and 'recently used' entries can be accessed via menu
    • commands to replace or delete the existing plug-in
    • old plugin menu via ini entry available [Factors] FxBrowserOptions=1
  • Keyboard handling
    • default shortcut: B
    • search: Ctrl+F
    • extend / collapse current folder: cursor left / right
    • extend / collapse all entries: Ctrl + cursor left / right
    • keyboard shortcuts for tabs
    • 'favorites' and 'recently used' - entries can be deleted by pressing del key


  • Automation lanes
    • new automation display mode "Lane and object automation" displays additional lanes for track automation, while object automation is still visible and editable in original tracks
    • automation parameters and values are displayed in track head
    • automation points can be selected via lasso from left to right (not reversed as in audio tracks)
    • automation points of several lanes can be moved together
    • lanes are created automatically while writing automation data
  • Automation Editing
    • special key can configured for temporary change to automation drawing mode
    • automation points react to mouse movements, even after leaving the track
    • automation points can be moved beyond neighbours (there's a snap range for creating automation jumps)
    • lines between automation points can be moved vertically. Doing this inside a range moves the automation data of the whole range vertically (creates new nodes at the edges)
  • New option: "Thin out automatically" for automatic optimization after drawing or writing automation data


  • "ASIO priority boost" option now also avalaible for current Windows operating systems (uses MMCSS)
  • multi core handling with increased ASIO stability and reduced CPU load by calculating non-monitoring tracks and VSTi in advance
  • support for up to 32 CPU cores


  • no automatic fade in/out after loading objects anymore, automatic crossfades are created when putting objects together
  • quick access to mouse mode menu via Shift+right mouse click, right + left mouse click or Shift + context menu key in arranger
  • new option implemented as menu command: auto track maximize
    • working when clicking into track head or activating via track manager
    • size of maximized track can be changed and is used for any other tracks
  • skins
    • Samplitude default skin changed to "Carbon"
    • new skin features
      • improved display of lasso and range (semi transparent)
      • new object handles
      • anti-aliased fade display
  • multiselection of tracks by clicking in "empty space" available, not only on track name
  • improved lasso function in empty space underneath last track + improved vertical scrolling up and down
  • accelerated drawing when a lot of small objects are displayed

VST setup

  • support for more than one VST folder
  • display of system paths in directory tree
  • accelerated VST scanning with crash protection
  • option to abort scanning (e.g. for hanging plug-ins)

MIDI / Instruments

  • additional Vita Solo Instruments (instruments of former versions can be used as well)
    • Analog Synths 2
    • Century Keys
    • Grand Piano
    • Orchestral Ensemble
    • Power Guitar
    • Sansula
    • Pro X4 Suite only
      • Concert Guitar
      • Pop Brass
      • Upright Bass
  • Revolta update with several new presets
  • MIDI Editor
    • Controller
      • selection based on horizontal and vertical range now
      • new tool for scaling and moving selected controllers
      • new command for smoothing / available via MIDI Editor toolbar and menu
      • drawing now also works from right to left
    • more than 1 note can be deselected via Ctrl + mouse drawing
    • copied MIDI data can be inserted into arranger as new object
    • improved undo handling inside velocity dynamics dialog (triggered with Ctrl-Z)
  • Plug and Play detection of MIDI input devices
  • MIDI objects can be extended to the left in arranger
  • accelerated repeated display of VSTi - preset-menus (concerning all output menus e.g. mute/solo)

Lyrics marker

  • new marker type, which can be switched in marker manager
  • current and next marker event can be selected in time display
  • can be imported from / exported as text / lyrics events in MIDI / Karaoke files
  • display in MIDI editor score (use 'score properties' in Program Preferences and 'page settings' to switch on/off)
  • lyrics marker can be displayed in arranger (use 'view options' in Score Properties and 'VIP' to switch on/off)


  • default usage of all available ASIO channels, no initial restriction to 8 anymore
  • ASIO device names supplied by driver are used, e.g. for mono handling in surround setup dialog
  • new project length for projects based on templates can be adjusted
  • improved scrubbing for Eucon protocol
  • new option: auto save after record stop
  • new time display:
    • position relative to file / timestamp of selected object
  • keyboard handling
    • 2 new default - shortcuts
      • Shift + - : range over all selected objects
      • Strg + # : metronome on/off
    • improved keyboard handling in system settings
  • several bugfixes