You need to be logged in to post on the forum
Topic Options
Index
#451623 - 01/16/18 05:18 PM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] HOW TO: identifying what plugins BIAB recognises
Noel96 Offline
Veteran

Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 13715
Loc: Australia
How to find out what plugins are installed in latter versions of BIAB.


ONE: SOFTWARE SYNTHESISERS (i.e. soft synths)

See the upper pair of images below. If the screenview is not the same shown on the image, CTRL+T will change views (this only applies to latter versions of BIAB).

1. Make sure that the Melody track is empty and does not contain a Realtrack.

2. Select the Plugins dialog window by following #1, #2, #3 as shown on the upper image.

3. Select "Melody" (#4).

4. Click on the Top Dropdown Button and the list of installed soft synths that are available to BIAB will be visible.



TWO: AUDIO EFFECTS

See the lower pair of images below.

5. Follow #1, #2, #3 as in part ONE above.

6. It's not necessary to select any particular track this time.

7. Click on the Second Dropdown Button to see a list of installed, thus available, effects.


Attachments
determining plugins - synths 2018.jpg

Description: Identifying installed software synthesisers

determining plugins - effects 2018.jpg

Description: Identifying installed audio effects


_________________________
LINKS TO MY BIAB/RB SONGS


Top
#451684 - 01/17/18 01:03 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: HOW TO: identifying what plugins BIAB recognises [Re: Noel96]
DeaconBlues09 Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 03/21/17
Posts: 324
Loc: Merkaz, Israel
You're doing God's work here, Noel.

Keep 'em coming! laugh
_________________________
Band-in-a-Box 2018 PlusPAK w 2018 Bonus Pak. Lenovo IdeaPad 110: ISK Windows 10 Home 64-bit. CPU: Intel Core i3 @ 2.00GHz Skylake-U/Y 14nm Technology. RAM: 8.00GB Dual-Channel. 238GB SSD

Top
#451695 - 01/17/18 02:08 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: HOW TO: identifying what plugins BIAB recognises [Re: DeaconBlues09]
Teunis Offline
Apprentice

Registered: 12/20/16
Posts: 291
Loc: Gold Coast, Queensland, Austra...
Hi Noel, you haven't added Dimension Pro? Don't you like it. I have used it a fair bit and find it really good.

Tony
_________________________
HP i7-4770 16GB 512G SSD, Win 10 Home,
Roland Quad Capture, Launchkey 61, Maton CW80, Telecaster + more
BIAB 2018 (520) RB 2018 (5), CakeWalk by BandLab, Reaper, Audacity, Melodyne

Top
#451712 - 01/17/18 04:43 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: HOW TO: identifying what plugins BIAB recognises [Re: Teunis]
Noel96 Offline
Veteran

Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 13715
Loc: Australia
Originally Posted By: Teunis
Hi Noel, you haven't added Dimension Pro? Don't you like it. I have used it a fair bit and find it really good.

Tony


Tony,

I'm a fan of Dimension Pro, too.

Because I ultimately build my mixes and arrangements in Reaper, I don't have much need for soft synths in BIAB other than a general midi one (Coyote WT or TTS-1) so that I can hear whether or not a particular midi track will do the job.

If I need something a little more elaborate for a better sound, I usually use Sforzando and HiQ sounds.

The soft synths that are in the above list are a result of just fiddling around and trying things out (mainly to help users).

You're very observant!
Noel
_________________________
LINKS TO MY BIAB/RB SONGS


Top
#451759 - 01/17/18 09:15 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: HOW TO: identifying what plugins BIAB recognises [Re: Noel96]
VideoTrack Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/05/12
Posts: 8385
Loc: Melbourne, Australia
Excellent set of instructions Noel. Thanks for posting this. Many people will get good use, for sure.
_________________________

BIAB, RB 2018(Audiophile), Sonar Platinum, Izotope Prod. Bundle, Roland RD-1000, Synthogy Ivory, Kontakt, Focusrite 18i20, KetronSD2, KorgX3R, RodeNGT2, AM802mixer, NS40M Studio Monitors, Pioneer Active Mons, AKG K271 Studio H'phones

Top


PG Music News
#TBT Band-in-a-Box® 2017 Review - Software for Learning Saxophone

McGill Music Sax School posted a video review of Band-in-a-Box® 2017 for Windows last year, stating "I love using software to help learn saxophone. One of my favourite programs is Band-in-a-Box. It's a really powerful tool for quickly making backing tracks I can use for lessons, or my own practice."

Check it out! www.pgmusic.com/?vid=2AgfV7emdLQ

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Mac - Importing MIDI Files

Did you know that Standard MIDI files can be read in to the Melodist or Soloist track within Band-in-a-Box? You can use all of the MIDI File, or select channels or a specific range of bars, using these steps:
1. Melody | Import Melody from MIDI File to select a MIDI file from disk using the file dialog.
2. Melody | Import Melody from Clipboard - when the MIDI data is already copied from another program to the
clipboard.

A new window will open, asking for additional criteria - which channels, # of bars to offset..., # of bars to import, include lyrics, include patch changes - and more! Head to our online manual Chapter 10: Working with MIDI to learn more!

YouTube Find - Your First 15 Minutes with Band-in-a-Box

Woody Piano Shack recently got their hands on Band-in-a-Box after a long time without the program - and they're thrilled!!

Check out this video they've shared to their YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/9dxSfwjBvG0

Thanks Woody Piano Shack!

National Dictionary Day - Guitar & Piano Chord Dictionaries

Today is National Dictionary Day!

We offer 2 dictionaries for just $19 each: the Guitar Chord Dictionary & the Piano Chord Dictionary!

Each of these programs are easy to use! Simply choose a root note, select the chord you want to learn, and the Dictionary will play and display the chord!

An Essential Tool for any Musician!

User Tip - Band-in-a-Box® to Reaper: The Basics

Forum user DeaconBlues09 has created a video to demonstrate how easy the process is for them to streamline their workflow with DAWs, particularly Reaper - check it out: click here to watch.

Join the forum discussion.

Train Your Brain with Band-in-a-Box®

National Train Your Brain Day is October 13th!

Open your Band-in-a-Box® program, and you'll find the [Practice] button in the toolbar - it's a GREAT resource!
Minimized your toolbar? Head to Window | Practice Window or ALT SHIFT L to access

In this window, you'll find many options to help you practice, including Ear Training games, access to the Chord Builder and Chord Subs, some helpful tools within the Playalong Features menu, and more!

Train Your Brain with Band-in-a-Box® today!

Band-in-a-Box Patch Updates - #TechTuesday

Visit our Patches & Updates page, and you will see that with every version released, there are 2+ patch updates applied to that version.

Patch updates are important, and should definitely be installed to your BB folder. They can add new features, update the help resources of the program, fix bugs reported by users, and make your entire Band-in-a-Box experience run smoothly!

Band-in-a-Box update options can be adjusted within the program too - within Band-in-a-Box for Mac, head to Band-in-a-Box | Check for Updates | and then you can select to automatically check for updates by however many days you choose!

Forum Stats
28086 Members
57 Forums
54476 Topics
450486 Posts

Max Online: 2434 @ 11/14/17 12:37 AM
Newest Members
RickyWonder, M.Raz, omicloud, Iam Nemo, samaleksss

28086 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Noel96 195
Matt Finley 142
Will Josef 138
Janice & Bud 138
Tangmo 136
David Snyder 134
floyd jane 116
MarioD 107
beatmaster 106
Jim Fogle 106
Today's Birthdays
Lesaja, miltonq