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#511978 - 12/22/18 02:15 PM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Band in a Box as Master
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Brian Cadoret Offline
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Hi,

I've been using the Band in a Box DAW Plugin (not VST) as master sync with my preferred DAW with great success for a while now. Users using the new 2019 VST Plugin might like to try this method if having problems inside their DAW.

Unfortunately the BIAB VST and DAW plugins use Midi Clock Sync so does not have the ability to sync to certain bars, basically it only allows start and stop commands.

Download and install the rtpMIDI driver from here, create a session and that's it.
https://www.tobias-erichsen.de/software/rtpmidi.html

My preferred DAW is Samplitude Pro X and using this method with BIAB as Master sync is rock solid for my purposes, I'm sure other preferred DAW's with Midi Clock ability would work.

I've created a quick ( = rough ) tutorial which can be found here, no audio I'm afraid. smile
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpe9ljXr8Rs&t=67s

Regards
Brian
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#512093 - 12/23/18 02:44 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: Band in a Box as Master [Re: Brian Cadoret]
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drutgat Offline
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Originally Posted By: Brian Cadoret
Hi,

I've been using the Band in a Box DAW Plugin (not VST) as master sync with my preferred DAW with great success for a while now. Users using the new 2019 VST Plugin might like to try this method if having problems inside their DAW.

Unfortunately the BIAB VST and DAW plugins use Midi Clock Sync so does not have the ability to sync to certain bars, basically it only allows start and stop commands.

Download and install the rtpMIDI driver from here, create a session and that's it.
https://www.tobias-erichsen.de/software/rtpmidi.html

My preferred DAW is Samplitude Pro X and using this method with BIAB as Master sync is rock solid for my purposes, I'm sure other preferred DAW's with Midi Clock ability would work.

I've created a quick ( = rough ) tutorial which can be found here, no audio I'm afraid. smile
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpe9ljXr8Rs&t=67s

Regards
Brian


Hi Brian,
Many thanks for this. As someone who is probably going to buy BIAB for the first time, this is very useful.
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#512324 - 12/24/18 12:57 AM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: Band in a Box as Master [Re: Brian Cadoret]
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Brian Cadoret Offline
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No problem drutgat if you need any more step by step guide just PM me.

Regards
Brian
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BIAB 2020 Pro UltraPAK. Samplitude Pro X2.
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#512520 - 12/24/18 06:18 PM [Post your own Tips and Tricks here] Re: Band in a Box as Master [Re: Brian Cadoret]
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Pipeline Offline
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Originally Posted By: Brian Cadoret
....Unfortunately the BIAB VST and DAW plugins use Midi Clock Sync so does not have the ability to sync to certain bars, basically it only allows start and stop commands.....


Try it with midiOut.dll , midiOut will give play stop loop continue.

https://code.google.com/archive/p/pizmidi/downloads
64bit midi plugins
pizjuce_x64_20120111.zip

32bit midi plugins
pizjuce20120111.zip
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