Update your Band-in-a-Box 2020 to the latest build 725 for Windows today! This free update acknowledges song memo edits when saving your work, resolves step-advance within the Big Piano window, revives a killed audio track, and more!

Just like our recent Mac patch, the DAW Plugin has been updated too! We've added "insert" and "delete" options into the chord sheet context menu and addressed 20+ reported 'bugs'!

Learn more & update today!


Summary of changes for build 725 (July 22)
  • Fixed: User should be prompted to save their song after editing the song memo.
  • Fixed: Attempting to step-advance with the Guitar or Big Piano windows would not work for the the Piano track, displaying flash message "Piano track is empty, cannot step advance".
  • Fixed: The Audio track should be recovered if choosing not to save song after choosing Kill Audio.
  • Fixed: Edit > Redo Kill Audio did not work.
  • Fixed: Audio > Edit Audio > Erase Choruses menu items did not do anything.
  • Fixed: Pressing Play in the MIDI SuperTracks dialog would crash the program.

Summary of changes for DAW Plugin 2.10.9 (July 22)
  • Added: "Insert" and "Delete" options in chord sheet context menu (right-click)
  • Fixed: Tempo/time sig was sometimes appearing on first bar
  • Fixed: DAW playback bar highlighting was not accurate for tempo with decimal
  • Fixed: Bars in chord sheet were not highlighting on shift-click
  • Fixed: Chord sheet right-click was resetting highlighted bars
  • Fixed: Changed shortcut for deleting bars from "REMOVE" to "DELETE"
  • Fixed: Inserting/Deleting bars not working correctly in chord sheet
  • Fixed: Undo/Redo not working in chord sheet
  • Fixed: Text in track table not resizing automatically
  • Fixed: Minor resizing inconsistencies for chord sheet
  • Fixed: Pushes not working if note is lower case (ie: ^a, ^^d, etc.)
  • Fixed: Tags should disappear for 1 chorus and reappear for multiple choruses and not be set when not active
  • Fixed: Playback progress bar is not accurate if tags exist
  • Fixed: Zoom in chord sheet should preserve viewed area
  • Fixed: Plugin should check if rendered files exist and reset "generate status" upon change
  • Fixed: "Generate Needed" should flash anytime tracks are not generated/up to date
  • Fixed: Generating master track after other tracks does not individual tracks
  • Fixed: Crash after entering tempo with decimal (only allow integer or round to int)
  • Fixed: Placement of chord sheet visuals should not overlap and fit in the space given
  • Fixed: Plugin showing irrelevant messages when bb app cannot be found
  • Fixed: Changing total choruses during playback did not trigger "Generate Needed"
  • Fixed: "Selected Host" in Preferences said "Unknown" if DAW not in list

Note: There have been some major fixes and enhancements to the DAW plugin recently, including a more intuitive GUI, mute/solo buttons, and sync to host options. Here is a video tutorial that describes some of these changes: https://youtu.be/2KY4-VTk-ks