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#508338 - 12/10/18 12:35 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Video: Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows® New Features! (Full length)
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Our "Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows®! New Features, RealTracks, and other content!" video is now ready!
Get to know all about the newest features in Band-in-a-Box® 2019:



Interested in a specific feature? Here's a breakdown of the video:

Brief Intro to New Features
0:01 - Introduction
2:06 - New Feature: 64-bit
2:21 - New Feature: 64-bit VST DAW Plugin
2:44 - New Feature: 64-bit GM MIDI synth VSTSynthFont64
2:55 - New Feature: Redesigned SongPicker
3:06 - New Feature: Advanced Filters
3:17 - New Feature: Medley
3:26 - New Feature: RealDrums Transcriptions etc.
3:34 - New Feature: 300 more Song Titles
3:39 - New Feature: Melodist uses RealStyles
3:44 - New Feature: Enhanced Audio Harmonies

4:03 - How does Band-in-a-Box® work?

5:25 - 202 New RealTracks in Version 2019:
5:35 - Jazz, Blues, Funk & Percussion
5:50 - Brazilian Bossa & Samba
6:10 - More Latin American
6:37 - Modern Funk
7:01 - Fiery Harmonica
7:23 - Blues Rhythm & Soloist Guitars
7:45 - Funky Acoustic Guitar
7:59 - Djembe
8:11 - Tango
8:27 - Modern Jazz Waltz Drums
8:38 - Growly Blues Horns
8:54 - Pop, Rock & World
9:13 - Cinematic Electric Guitar
9:38 - 12-String & 6-String Campfire Acoustic Folk
9:52 - Pop-Rock Pedal Steel
10:06 - Singer/Songwriter Guitar & Piano
10:27 - Klezmer & European
10:44 - Chicken Pickin'
11:07 - Americana
11:26 - Celtic Cello
11:45 - Celtic 12-String & Nylon Guitar (DADGAD tuning)
12:09 - Background Gospel Low Vocal Mmms

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 New Features:
12:39 - New Features: 64-bit Version
13:26 - New Features: VST DAW Plugin
21:58 - New Features: SongPicker Enhancements
24:03 - New Add-ons: New Instrumental Studies
25:14 - New Features: Searching by Song Fragment
25:45 - New Features: Easy Entering of Notation with the 'N' Key
26:38 - New Features: Filtering Songs
29:03 - New Features: Sub Folders Filters
29:47 - New Features: More Filters (Time Signatures. Genres, Key, Tempo etc.)
30:12 - New Features: Folder Access
30:38 - New Features: Open Special Area
31:08 - New Features: New Advanced Filter Button (RealTracks, RealDrums, and MIDI SuperTracks)
33:40 - New Features: RealDrums Transcriptions
34:48 - New Add-ons: "Look Ma - ALL MIDI!" Sets 1 & 2
35:18 - New Features: New Track Type - Drum Notation
36:38 - New Features: Start Playback Anywhere in the Bar

Notation Improvements:
36:48 - Change Beat Resolution From the Right-Click Menu
37:15 - Easier Entry of Notes on Lines
37:42 - Asterisk to Indicate Middle C on & Spin Controls
37:53 - Force Accidental from the Right-Click Menu
38:01 - Edit Any Track in the Event List
38:09 - Keystroke Note Entry Mode 'N' for Faster Note Entry
38:28 - Print Chords Only Fake Sheet
38:32 - More Control of Notation Size

StyleMaker Enhancements:
38:47 - MIDI Velocity Offset in Styles
39:20 - Save Information with Styles

40:17 - New Features: Styles Made with the Medley Feature
40:49 - New Features: Ability for Different Decibel Offsets On Medleys

New Features: Song Title Enhancements:
41:10 - Now Over 10,600 Titles in SongPicker
41:33 - New Chord Density & Chord Changes Filters

42:10 - New Features: Melodist Now Uses RealStyles
42:56 - New Add-ons: "Low Man" & Re-amped "12-Key" Metal/Thrash Electric Guitar RealTracks
43:20 - New Features: New Hot Keys
44:27 - New Add-ons: Artist Performance Set 9: Celtic Flute with Geoff Kelly
45:02 - New Feature: Audio Harmonies Enhancements


Edited by Callie - PG Music (12/10/18 12:36 PM)
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#508473 - 12/10/18 06:49 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Video: Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows® New Features! (Full length) [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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Excellent video. I enjoyed time was given to demonstrate how to use some of the new features. Lots of use technique to absorb.

I'll likely need to view parts of the video multiple times so it's nice you've created links to various sections Callie.
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#509860 - 12/15/18 03:27 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Video: Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows® New Features! (Full length) [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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Callie,

Thank you for taking the time to index the new features video. This is an excellent resource!

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#509891 - 12/15/18 04:51 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Video: Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows® New Features! (Full length) [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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Very helpful video! I’m also glad we could go to specific topics. I learned a lot from the new Notation features.
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PG Music News
Video - Band-in-a-Box® 2019 Chord Options

Learn more about the Chord Options within Band-in-a-Box® 2019: Watch the video.

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Build 625 Now Available

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Build 625 Now Available

An update is available for Band-in-a-Box® Version 2019!

Learn more about this update & download it here.

This is a cumulative update patch, which works from any 2019 build. VST DAW Plugin update to 1.13.5 is included in this patch.

Summary of changes for build 625 (March 19, 2019):

This is a cumulative update patch, which works from any 2019 build. VST DAW Plugin update to 1.13.5 (Mar 7) is included in this patch.

Improved: Faster program bootup.
Improved: The SongPicker has sorting added. Each column can be sorted in forward or reverse order by clicking on the column.
Improved: New buttons [Search] and [Search Again] in the SongPicker allow you to search for certain text.
Improved: In the SongPicker, pressing the first letter jumps to that song (using the sorted column). If you type more than one character (within 2 seconds), such as typing ba it will jump to songs beginning with "ba".
Improved: SongPicker Options window has "play when chosen" added.
Improved: SongPicker Options window has option to disable sorting (if you have a slow machine and more than 40,000 songs in a list, you might want to disable sorting).
Fixed: Band-in-a-Box might prompt user to re-activate their license. Users who are still getting a message such as "program can only used on one computer" at bootup, can repair their license with this small .exe.
Fixed: Noise and frozen playback problems when using SampleTank 3 on some computers.
Fixed: The Big Lyrics window would automatically open when opening a song that contained only section text events.
Fixed: RealDrums picker might crash if no RealDrums are selected.
Fixed: The letter R cannot be used in note based lyrics.
Fixed: Audio base tempo would not be applied until song was reopened or Audio Edit window open prior to playback.
Fixed: The SongPicker displayed a dark grey background after rebuilding.
Fixed: Various minor typos in StylePicker and Titles database as reported.
Improved: LD harmonica RealTracks will now work better over major chord progressions.
Fixed: Look Ma More MIDI .SGU demos were not loading from StylePicker.
Improved: Strings, Rhythm PopCountry Sw 120: gaps are filled more appropriately.
Fixed: RockEven16 Drums sometimes played an ending bar in the middle of the song in the B section.
Fixed: Various RealDrums transcriptions had issues with bars displaying incorrectly.
Added: RealDrums transcriptions
Fixed: Guitar, Electric, Background ModernFunkSingleNotesBob Ev16 11 transcription partially incorrect.
Fixed: _SONGBRD demo was at an incorrect tempo.
Added: RealTracks Transcriptions
Fixed: Guitar, Acoustic, Rhythm FastPowerRockQuinn Ev 160 - some chords incorrectly played.
Fixed: Synth, BellPad, Rhythm 80sPopMelodic Ev 120 was not playing back properly.
Fixed: Bass, Electric, PeruFestejo68 Sw 120 now plays m7b5 chords more accurately.
Fixed: Bass, Electric, PunkFuzzPicked8ths Ev 165 and Bass, Electric, PunkFuzzPickedA-B Ev 165 were playing a few incorrect chords.
Improved: Several acoustic strumming guitar audition demos.
Fixed: Guitar, Electric, Rhythm ModernPopHardHighMurray Ev16 075 was playing incorrect chords in certain instances.
Fixed: Charango, Rhythm AndesHuayno Ev16 085 and Electric, AndesHuaynoA-B Ev16 085 were not playing all chords
Fixed: A few RealStyles (e.g. _longing.sty) previously had parts on the melody track, and would therefore delete any existing melodies.
Fixed: _Arabian demo incompatible with localized BB versions.

Video - Band-in-a-Box® 2019 Chord Sheet Display Options

Learn more about the Chord Sheet Display Options within Band-in-a-Box® 2019: Click here to watch the video.

You can also read all about Chord Sheet Display Options within our Online Manual.

Add Cellist Natalie Haas to Your Band with RealTracks Set 325!

New with Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows - RealTracks Set 325: Celtic Cello with Natalie Haas!

Watch the video demo of these RealTracks here.

RealTracks Set 325: Celtic Cello with Natalie Haas is available for $29 here, and is also included in the Band-in-a-Box® UltraPAK, UltraPAK+, Audiophile Edition, or PlusPAK Upgrade. You can also purchase this RealTracks Set bundled with all the Band-in-a-Box® 2019 released Country RealTracks (Sets 320-328) in the RealPAK: Country 15 for $79.

Learn more about Natalie Haas here.

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Review!

Visit www.gearslutz.com and you'll find a recent (and thorough!) review of Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows!

Band-in-a-Box has evolved into an expansive musical tool-set, able to aid both novice and experienced musicians to produce not only new compositions and arrangements, but also perform them with excellent musical "talent". It's easy to use the basic functions, and challenging enough to keep you occupied for years. An amazing program.
-Sound-Guy

www.gearslutz.com/board/reviews/1248525-pg-music-band-box.html

Summary
Sound quality: 5/5 Stars
Ease of use: 4/5 Stars
Features: 5/5 Stars
Bang for buck: 5/5 Stars
Overall: 4.75/5 Stars!

Video - Fold & Unfold Your Song Form in Band-in-a-Box® for Windows

Learn how to Unfold & Fold your song within your Band-in-a-Box® song with our latest video: Fold & Unfold Your Song Form.

For more information about this feature within Chapter 6: Making Songs of our Online Manual.

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Build 623 Now Available

An update is available for Band-in-a-Box® Version 2019!

Learn more about this update & download it here.

This is a cumulative update patch, which works from any 2019 build. VST DAW Plugin update to 1.13.5 is included in this patch.

Summary of changes for Band-in-a-Box® Version 2019 build 623 (March 7, 2019):

Fixed: The SongPicker might crash if clicking on a control when there is no song selected.
Fixed: Changing the Soloist track type to Drums did not work.
Fixed: Rendering errors with styles that had long medley & multi track names.
Fixed: The MIDI Monitor and Drums Window would not display in the language selected.
Improved: The VSTSynthFont64 performs faster when reverb is enabled.
Fixed: Holds not working properly for Piano, Electric, Rhythm Fusion styles
Fixed: PERCMARACASJOROPO68^_060 not found.


Summary of fixes for the VST DAW Plugin (1.13.5)

Fixed: Quiet right channel when testing audio in standalone plugins.
Fixed: DAW sync issue in Cakewalk.
Fixed: DAW sync issue with non 4-bar song form.
Added: Option in preferences for plugin playback in sync with DAW.
Removed: Option in preferences to Keep BBW Open (no longer needed).
Added: Audio playback through DAW driver (sync option will highlight track in red when clicked).
Fixed: Bar highlighting starting at intro after first chorus.

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