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Biab has made a big leap this year but for those that want more:
I Think the problem with the stuff I post is it's so far ahead and down the track to give way more control of creativity, from where most users are now BUT will be there in the future.
This is why I spent so much time and effort with Reaper showing how Biab and the BBPlugin can work way better.
All this stuff can NOW be done in Reaper so professionally, instantly and easily with the BBPlugin ver 6
or if you only use Biab Open SGU in Reaper will instantly transfer tracks to Reaper and update any sections anywhere.
Allowing over 255 bar limit.
Fit to any varying tempo map.
You can have so many Tabs with projects in and copy from one to the other.
You can create up so many different project Tabs using your chords in so many different Styles instantly, no hours of rendering and dragging.
Being able to name the RT RD track sections that you can see where instruments change.
Being able to write the chord names to the track sections.
Being able to instantly change from FX <> Direct Input keeping the same riffs.
Convert a Stereo drum track into Stems instantly.
Having Video RealTrack/Drums.
You know what, I think I can even load a VST3 in Reaper.
I don't have to wait years for things that might be implemented as I can look in Reapack for a script, ask in the forum for one or make one myself and it's done that very day.

It could take years for the penny to drop or it can happen today !

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Instant load and full edit control:

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Move-selected-tracks-to-new-tab.zip
As tracks are generated directly from the Style Picker you can move them to a new Tab by selecting all the tracks below the BBPlugin track then run the script.
Look at the Style tempo and set that tempo for the new Tab.
The script will add the 2 bar count-in.

Watch Video: VST6-Styles-To-Tabs-2.mp4

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Write-take-markers-to-all-items-on-selected-track-source-folder-name.zip

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Regions-Markers-to-item-takes-markers-selected-track.zip

To get chords into Reaper from the VST right click the C7 icon at top of chord sheet and set it to output label and block chords (these can be used for virtual instruments), just drag the C7 icon into the very start of Reaper onto an empty track, check Import Markers.
You can convert the Marker to Regions if you like with SWS: Convert markers to regions (https://sws-extension.org/).
Select a track you want the Chords written to as Take Markers, then run a script
Script: Markers to item takes markers selected track.lua
Script: Regions to item takes markers selected track.lua

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VST6-Reaper-Video-Tracks.mp4

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You can put a Mute automation on each video track this will allow the one below to show.
So each track was duplicated and the volume turned right down on it.
The "Change selected realtrack source file type.lua" is run on each selected video track using mp4 input.
View > Video will show video window.
You can render to new video.
You can get Biab to render the chord sheet to video and use that with a picture in picture video FX.

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Change-selected-realtrack-source-file-type.zip
This will change existing media items of one file type to another when available in the source folder (like .mp4 for Video RT/RD).
You can batch convert the RealTracks and RealDrums folders to any compatible Reaper file type.
Just select track and choose file type.

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Create-stems-from-selected-realdrums-stereo-track.zip

Convert stereo RealDrums to multitrack stems (if available).

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Move-selected-tracks-to-new-tab.zip
Updated to set time signature if you choose a 3/4 you can set to 3, default is 4/4 set to 4, so you can open as many Styles as you like using your chords in a new Tab, you don't have to spend ages rendering and dragging, you are not creating any wav files filling up the hard drive:

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Write Region/Marker Chord Names as Take Markers it items, Save as Track Template

This allows you to save tracks as templates with the chords, it will only be a small file as it's just saving the source file data only.
Check "Included track items in template" see link above the get Biab Chords as marker or Regions in Reaper.

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I have a Push and I want to change the one the Drums are using, also change the volume (Auto crossfade is turned off):

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Here's a video of editing vocal stems in Reaper.

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Working with Vocal Stems and Drum Stems using BB VST or SGU Import
Video: Reaper-Biab-BBVST-Vocal-Drum-Stems.mp4

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If I generate different solo sections in Biab I can instantly transfer them to a new track in Reaper using Open SGU in Reaper .
If I select all the items then > Action: "Tracks: Implode selected items across tracks to one fixed lane track"
then set to comping. Because the riff aren't consolidated wav files you have so much more control and creativity.
This makes video editing so easy, and you can also edit Video RealTracks.

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Ok.

May I ask if it is possible in STUDIO ONE?


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Originally Posted by swingbabymix
Ok.

May I ask if it is possible in STUDIO ONE?

If you have a Studio One forum account go there and ask the users if there is any scripting information to import media file section into Studio One as I can't find any frown

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New GUI script Set-SGU-MGU-single-frozen-track-or-section-to-import-to-selected-track-GUI.zip
This allows you to set the current SGU you are working on in Biab and instantly import any frozen track or section, so each time I generate a new bit or freeze a different track I Ctrl+ S Biab first then click the Import SGU in Reaper:

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With the same script GUI above you can use ReWire_VST_DEMO.zip

Watch Video: BB24-Rewire-Reaper.mp4

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I don't think we should go that far.
It'll waste a lot of time. Just make music.


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Maybe just this is enough, it will make music, this is all we had in the old days:

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Import-frozen-SGU-MGU-realtracks-drums-tracks-GUI.zip
This gives the great song generation power of Biab with professional editing.
Use this "Browse" button to set the path of the frozen SGU/MGU, this can be the SGU you are currently working on in Biab.
"Reaload Tracks" button will load all the currently frozen tracks in the SGU.
"Selected" button will transfer the track instantly into the selected track.
"New" button will transfer the track instantly into a new track.
"Set" button will set Reaper bpm to same as SGU.
"Import Chords" button will import the current SGU chords as regions (make sure to Unfold and save first), it will set the bpm and time signature.
If you update or add new tracks in Biab, just freeze the track and save, then simply hit the "Reload Tracks" button to update the track list.

EDIT: If you don't have the peak files already it will have to build them but once you have the reapeaks files it will be instant.
You can use Script: Create reapeaks in folder.lua

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If you want to work in Biab directly and still want to transfer to Reaper, you can have Biab running in Plug-In mode so it's always on top of Reaper, then you can work simultaneously in both apps.
Once you hit Reload Tracks it will instantly update the GUI with any new tracks or track changes that can be instantly transferred into Reaper:

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This is a lot of great info, thank you so much.

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