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#453314 - 01/24/18 03:01 AM [PowerTracks Pro Audio Wishlist] was drivers please
Bob Calver Offline
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My behringer audio interface has it's own asio drivers that work fine but when i plug my midi keyboard into the usb port i have to use the creative asio drivers which are a bit unreliable.
wsa drivers would give me low latency and reliable drivers without having to power up and plug in other hardware

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#453445 - 01/24/18 03:27 PM [PowerTracks Pro Audio Wishlist] Re: was drivers please [Re: Bob Calver]
Jim Fogle Offline
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+1

Ulterior motive for supporting this wishlist request. I looked at 2018 RealBand audio drivers and WAS drivers are not supported in RealBand either so I'm hoping when PowerTracks Pro gains WAS driver support RealBand will also. grin
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#453946 - 01/26/18 11:01 PM [PowerTracks Pro Audio Wishlist] Re: was drivers please [Re: Bob Calver]
Garth Bird Offline
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Windows Audio System drivers are indeed now in RealBand 2018.
I have moved to RB from PTW after installing a midi controller keyboard.

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#454224 - 01/28/18 12:31 PM [PowerTracks Pro Audio Wishlist] Re: was drivers please [Re: Garth Bird]
Jim Fogle Offline
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Garth Bird,

Interesting. I'm using 2018 build 4 RealBand and mine does not offer the WAS audio option even though Band-in-a-Box does.

Could PG Music released more than one build 4? YES THEY DID!

I downloaded and installed the patch and the (hidden) release number incremented from 0 to 1.


Edited by Jim Fogle (01/28/18 12:36 PM)
Edit Reason: Add info
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#457891 - 02/16/18 08:32 PM [PowerTracks Pro Audio Wishlist] Re: was drivers please [Re: Bob Calver]
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#457948 - 02/17/18 08:59 AM [PowerTracks Pro Audio Wishlist] 2018 Feature List & Question [Re: Bob Calver]
Jim Fogle Offline
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Another place to look at the 2018 PowerTracks Pro feature list is +++ HERE +++ !

Question: Can anyone expand on this feature?
Quote:
Drag and drop from the drop station to VSTi plugins that support this is now implemented.
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#460050 - 03/02/18 04:27 PM [PowerTracks Pro Audio Wishlist] Re: 2018 Feature List & Question [Re: Bob Calver]
Kent - PG Music Offline
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Registered: 11/05/08
Posts: 874
Hi Jim,

Some VST plugins can have audio or MIDI dragged and dropped into their control panels, and the Drop Station now allows you to drag and drop into these plugins, rather than just into other applications.

Thanks
Kent
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Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows users can download the latest RealTracks update patch (519) here.

This patch includes some RealTracks audio updates we have made since the release of Band-in-a-Box 2018. 2018 users should be sure to download the latest Band-in-a-Box 2018 update patch (519), as that patch includes the bulk of the fixes for RealTracks released with 2018. This is a larger download than typical because it updates the Vocal Oohs and Aahs RealTracks audio files. There is more information and Audiophile patches available here.

Summary of RealTracks Audio updates:
Improved: There were small issues with the tuning of several Bass styles. This has been fixed for both the original mix and the direct input mix. This affects the following RealTracks:
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Improved: Audio glitches have been removed from the ends of phrases in the Vocal Oohs and Aahs RealTracks.

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows Patch Update Available!

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Windows users can download the latest (free) update patch (519) here.

Summary of changes:
Added: Additional dialog available for detailed information in the StyleMaker (fields for memo, examples, and other parameters). These are set in the StyleMaker (more dialog, a button called "Style Memos etc").
Added: Help Video button Added to the Audio Harmony dialog.
Improved: ABC opening improvements with some accidentals, and leadin bars that occur in middle of song.
Improved: Audio harmonies now used Improved algorithms, and can be easily set using N voices above, M voices below (and have additional functions like duplicate melody, and dup. melody octave below).
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Fixed: Band-in-a-Box might crash on bootup with error "Read Beyond end of file".
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Fixed: File > Open Special > Open Audio was importing audio instead of opening it in a new song.
Fixed: In the Bar Settings window, "Chordsheet and Notation - Start a New Line" should say "Notation - Start a New Line".
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Fixed: Misc. RealTracks updates.
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Fixed: Saving a MIDI file would fail unless saving as type 1.
Fixed: Some 12-key RealTracks were incorrectly set to allow transposition.
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Tutorials - How to Install Your Band-in-a-Box® for Mac Hard Drive

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Option 1: Run Band-in-a-Box® directly from the USB drive only: click here to view.

Option 2: Install Band-in-a-Box® on your computer hard drive, but leave the RealTracks & RealDrums on the USB hard drive: click here to view.

Option 3: Install Band-in-a-Box® and the RealTracks & RealDrums on your computer hard drive: click here to view.

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Video - Downloading and Installing RealTracks Sets for Band-in-a-Box® for Mac

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Well, we've created just the tutorial video you're looking for! Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Mac® - Downloading and Installing RealTracks Sets.

Video link:
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Thoughts on Band-in-a-Box® 2017 - Mac Power Users Discussion

David Sparks and Katie Floyd discuss a variety of topics in their recent episide of Mac Power Users: https://www.relay.fm/mpu/432 - listen all the way through (and laugh along with them - it was a very entertaining episode!), or jump to 1:37:40 where David shares his thoughts on Band-in-a-Box® 2017 for Mac!

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