Bitwig today released Bitwig Studio 1.2 – a big update to the digital audio workstation for Linux, Mac & Windows.
Updates in Bitwig Studio 1.2 include:
- Major update to the Bitwig Studio Factory Library – 500+ brand-new fully mapped clips and presets from partners at Detunized, Overclock Inc, Mode Audio, Prime Loops, and Sample Magic.
- Group Tracks
- Optimized for Macbook Retina and Windows High-DPI displays
- Visual Display makes use of scale, light, shade, and volume on an XY grid to visualize sounds. The result can be found on the Audio Mod, Compressor, Dynamics, LFO Mod, Peak Limiter, and Transient Control devices.
- Support for Multidimensional Polyphonic Expression with instruments like the LinnStrument and ROLI Seaboard
- Per project mappings
- Project templates
- Customizable shortcuts
Here’s a video overview of Bitwig Studio 1.2:
Here’s a look at Bitwig Studio 1.2’s group tracks feature:
Here’s Roger Linn demoing Multidimensional Polyphonic Expression with the LinnStrument & Bitwig Studio 1.2:
Bitwig Studio 1.2 is available now for US $299/ 299 EUR (incl. VAT). The update is free for registered Bitwig Studio users.