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RapidComposer is a rapid music prototyping software designed for composers, song-writers and musicians of all musical styles. Whether you are a seasoned professional or simply ready to take your music to the next level, RapidComposer is the complete solution you need for faster and more productive music composition.

Features:
  • Advanced tools for phrase editing, phrase generation, phrase morphing, phrase grouping, motif development, chord progression editing
  • Master track with chords (absolute or chord functions) which all phrases
What's New
Version 2.6:
  • 64-bit VST plug-in and standalone is included
  • Idea Tool is usable in the VST plug-in (in full edition)
  • New phrase generator: Strings Staccato Generator with Density setting
  • New phrase generator: Piano Run Generator with several techniques
  • New phrase generator: Dyads Run
  • New variation: Mirror Vertically (melodic inversion)
  • Two new phrase properties added: 'Mask Beginning' and 'Time Offset'
  • Dragging the left edge of a phrase masks notes at the beginning
  • Shift-dragging a phrase changes the time offset of the phrase events
  • Sending and receiving MIDI Start/Stop/Continue and sending MIDI Clock messages implemented
  • 'Velocity' added to variations so that you have full control over note on velocities
  • Unghost phrases
  • Timeline range selection changed: use Shift-drag and Shift-click for selection/deselection
  • Fill track with phrases can use the timeline range
  • Virtual MIDI Output created that you can select as source in your DAW
  • During note editing the note name is displayed next to the mouse pointer
  • 'Persist Name' and 'Auto Increment' added to the phrase editor to improve workflow
  • An optional name field is added to 'Save Selected Phrases' which is auto-incremented if it contains a number.
  • Progress information is displayed when saving phrases, loading and analysing MIDI files
  • MIDI drag-and-drop improvements: drag selected range on the timeline or active part/line only
  • UI improvements on the VST settings page, "Scan For Plug-ins" implemented
  • 'Triplet' and 'Eighth Note Triplet' snap and grid is available in rhythm 'Manual Editing'
  • 'Split Phrases At Chord Boundaries' in timeline inspector (Keyboard shortcut: '|')
  • Batch conversion of MIDI files to phrases
  • Adjustable Popup Help Delay in the preferences
  • 'New composition' default settings can be specified in the preferences
  • It is possible to disable soundfont rendering in the RC VST plug-in
  • UI rendering improvements to decrease processor usage during playback
  • Foundation classes and VST plug-in handling reworked to increase stability
  • New keyboard shortcut for 'Select All Phrases In Current Track': Ctrl-A
  • New keyboard shortcut for 'Regenerate All Selected Generators' : Ctrl-G
  • New keyboard shortcut for 'Select Nth Track' : Alt-1..9
  • Fix for a bug when splitting phrases that had 'scale' as the resizing mode
  • Fix window resizing issue when in full screen mode
  • Built-in sequencer was made very precise
  • Latency issues with loop playback were fixed
  • Occasional muted notes during playback of a humanized track fixed
  • Chord palette does not reset its settings and window size when new chord selected
  • Empty beats are not removed when saving a phrase in the Phrase Editor
  • General MIDI Controller set was not added to imported MIDI tracks when set in the preferences.
  • MIDI controllers are named from the controller set when a composition is loaded
  • Fix for a possible chord progression library corruption in the Idea Tool
  • Fix for various problems during MIDI import
  • Fix for a crashing menu handling bug
Version 2.6:
  • 64-bit VST plug-in and standalone is included
  • Idea Tool is usable in the VST plug-in (in full edition)
  • New phrase generator: Strings Staccato Generator with Density setting
  • New phrase generator: Piano Run Generator with several techniques
  • New phrase generator: Dyads Run
  • New variation: Mirror Vertically (melodic more...
Requirements
Intel, OS X 10.6 or later



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Downloads:252
Version Downloads:19
Type:Home Personal : Music
License:Demo
Date:10 Apr 2014
Platform:Intel 64 / Intel 32 / OS X
Price: $174.00
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RapidComposer is a rapid music prototyping software designed for composers, song-writers and musicians of all musical styles. Whether you are a seasoned professional or simply ready to take your music to the next level, RapidComposer is the complete solution you need for faster and more productive music composition.

Features:
  • Advanced tools for phrase editing, phrase generation, phrase morphing, phrase grouping, motif development, chord progression editing
  • Master track with chords (absolute or chord functions) which all phrases automatically conform to
  • Piano roll with scale notes, visually editable chord notes, and smart arranging of overlapped notes in two styles
  • In-place non-destructive phrase-level and note-level editing
  • Sophisticated MIDI CC editing and recording
  • Articulations can be assigned to phrases or even individual notes
  • Extensive scale, chord, guitar chord, chord progression databases
  • Taggable instrument browser of all MIDI, VSTi and SF2 presets in one place
  • IdeaTool that can generate a multitrack composition based on the provided parameters and rules
  • Unlimited undo and the ability to make several versions of the same composition
  • Fully customizable user interface with preset themes
  • MIDI Drag And Drop tracks or composition to DAWs
  • Virtual instruments (VSTi v2.4 plugins) support
  • SoundFont (.SF2) support
  • Standalone and VST version
RapidComposer LE is available here.


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