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RE: Unify & Ableton Link sync

@bengteh As far as I understand, Ableton Link isn't used by plug-ins, only between two apps (e.g. DAWs, two instances of Ableton Live, etc.). If I u...

1 hour ago
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RE: Unify & Ableton Link sync

@bengteh Unify does not support Ableton Link, nor does it support MIDI clock or any kind of MIDI synchronization. Are you using Unify as a plug-in i...

4 hours ago
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RE: Which version of Ableton Live 12 should I get?

I can't advise you on which version of Live to choose, other than to look at Ableton's compare editions page, but I can tell you that Max for Live (M4...

1 day ago
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RE: Has anyone got a TouchOSC script that they have successfully tested with Unify's OSC

You're using it exactly as I hoped people might, and this is great to know. Rest assured; I don't plan to remove it. If anything, I would embed i...

4 days ago
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RE: Has anyone got a TouchOSC script that they have successfully tested with Unify's OSC

@craigr68 This is fantastic, thank you. Remind me please, how did you build your alternative browser? When I said user response was "virtually non...

5 days ago
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RE: Has anyone got a TouchOSC script that they have successfully tested with Unify's OSC

Thank you for posting examples. You are correct that aux/<layer#>/mute and aux/<layer#>/solo only work on INST layers, but this is a lim...

5 days ago
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RE: Linked parameter keyword filter

I think you'll find that clicking the "ear" icon and then adjusting the target parameter directly in the target plug-in's own GUI is even handier. I...

6 days ago
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RE: Has anyone got a TouchOSC script that they have successfully tested with Unify's OSC

Unfortunately not. Only the stand-alone Unify app listens for OSC messages. Doing this in a plug-in is complicated, because every instance would need ...

6 days ago
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RE: Confirmation when Saving Patches to a Subset

Ah, I see! Thank you for clarifying. I'll put that on the to-do list. I got confused because your title said "saving patches", not plug-ins.

6 days ago
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RE: Understanding the plugin scan

@eusebio Thank you for the list. Regarding Osirus, I have that DLL on my PC (version 1.3.10), and I've never had any trouble scanning it. You must...

6 days ago
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RE: Confirmation when Saving Patches to a Subset

@tony10000 Can you clarify a bit? I'm not sure what you meant by "to a subset" in the title, but I agree it would be good to have some kind of confi...

6 days ago
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RE: Understanding the plugin scan

@eusebio Great news. I'm glad you found a way to start to isolate your problem plug-ins. It's usually only one or two, typically much older plug-ins...

6 days ago
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RE: Understanding the plugin scan

@eusebio These are very good questions, and I'm sorry to say I don't have equally good answers. Unify, and just about every other multi-format plu...

1 week ago
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RE: SA Dune 35 Library not working with VST

@pulsarstar Thank you -- I didn't realize that we still only had VST2-based Dune3 unified libraries on the web site. I was working on a converter pr...

1 week ago
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RE: SA Dune 35 Library not working with VST

The "35" in "Dune 35" refers to the v3.5 version of Dune 3, with which that library was made. Dune v3.4x won't open those patches, but any Dune 3.5 or...

1 week ago
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RE: Have Unify layer respond to Even, Odd notes.......

I just downloaded the example patch and tested it here, and I'm unable to reproduce this. Please try to figure out a SHORT sequence of MIDI operations...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Great new "Multi-platform GUI application to effortlessly visualize MIDI activity" from Geert Bevin

This is not entirely new--Geert has offered beta versions of this for some time--but the milestone is that it has just reached version 1.0. This is an...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Generating Unfiy patches from fxp and aupreset files

I made that mistake myself at first. The Unify patch.xml file used in that project (made by stripping the binary header/trailer from a .unify patch fi...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Audition patches on main page

This is an interesting idea, but quite difficult to implement in a plug-in host like Unify. Unlike a typical synth plug-in, which only has its own int...

3 weeks ago
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RE: using computer keyboard not working?

I don't classify this as a bug. Unify was designed for use with a MIDI keyboard/controller. Anything it can do without one is a bonus at best, not a p...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Polybox setup with latest version of Unify

@examigan Before duplicating the INST layer: Set MIDI input to M1 (MIDI layer 1), not IN (raw MIDI in) Change MIDI channel from ALL to 1 Chang...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Generating Unfiy patches from fxp and aupreset files

See the page page on OSC Support in Unify in the manual, and note that the patch database is the file Presets.db which lives in the main Libraries fol...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Embedded MIDI Layer

@jason_za I emailed LibreArp developer Oto Šťáva and sent him my code a while ago.

3 weeks ago
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RE: Generating Unfiy patches from fxp and aupreset files

The VST SDK does support a standard key-value format for presets. So do the SDKs for VST3 and Apple Audio Units. The problem is that non-trivial plug-...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Generating Unfiy patches from fxp and aupreset files

Unify's patch browser isn't really up to the task of wrangling tens of thousands of patches. If you're interested, I can tell you how to create a sepa...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Embedded MIDI Layer

@jason_za Thank you also for bringing LibreArp to my attention. I wasn't aware of it before. Since LibreArp is open-source, the quickest way to ac...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Embedded MIDI Layer

@jason_za So you're saying you'd like to be able to put Unify itself in a MIDI-effect slot, so you can open it and play around with randomly-selecte...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Forward the bpm of my Boss RC505 to Unify standalone

@loopinglouie Thank you for this important question. Unfortunately, Unify does not recognize MIDI Clock or any other method of externally setting te...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Generating Unfiy patches from fxp and aupreset files

Unlikely. NI is run by private equity now, and it's been years since they cared much about anything.

3 weeks ago
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RE: Generating Unfiy patches from fxp and aupreset files

Unify saves blobs of binary "state" data received from the plug-in. These are completely opaque--there are no standards--every plug-in is different. U...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Recommended steps for creating common 'stationary' and 'mobile' Unify configs

@robert-hunter I was suggesting that, rather than going to all the trouble of making a .guru file, you just copy .unify files (or entire Patches fol...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Kasm patches

@kevleyski I thought I had upgraded your login to trusted status before, but I just had to approve this post, and the wpForo software removed your l...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Generating Unfiy patches from fxp and aupreset files

@kevleyski This is excellent progress, Kev. Our forum software doesn't allow new users to post links. I just upgraded your account, so you should be...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Recommended steps for creating common 'stationary' and 'mobile' Unify configs

@robert-hunter Yes, that's Mac weirdness. You need to set the Finder to show all file extensions. Without that, all you can do is change the name fr...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Generating Unfiy patches from fxp and aupreset files

Hi @kevleyski. The patch format is described at/p> You may find the wholerepository worth a look. Just be aware: converting plug-in preset files to ...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Updates on Multi-outs Audio In?

At this point, I just have a single MIDI output, but you can use MIDI channels to separate streams. DAWs generally only support at most one MIDI input...

1 month ago
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RE: MetadataUpdater command line

@papopap You should be able to use Python. Unencrypted (.unify) patch files are basically just XML text files; seefor details. Everything you need t...

1 month ago
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RE: MetadataUpdater command line

@papopap This will be much easier in future versions of Unify, where the patch database will become the source for all displayed data. However, I un...

1 month ago
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RE: Razor Chill Pluginguru library - Not working in Unify

@sean8877 I've asked John to answer this. I don't maintain the .guru files; I just help him with technical aspects sometimes.

1 month ago
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RE: MetadataUpdater command line

@papopap MetadataUpdater doesn't support command-line arguments, and note that it only works on .unify files, not encrypted .upf files. Please tel...

1 month ago
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RE: Recommended steps for creating common 'stationary' and 'mobile' Unify configs

@robert-hunter Unify's known plug-ins list exists precisely because we can't always control where plug-ins go. Unify patches that use plug-in XYZ do...

1 month ago
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RE: Recommended steps for creating common 'stationary' and 'mobile' Unify configs

@robert-hunter These are great questions. This is a complex subject, but before getting into all the nasty details, here are the three golden rules:...

1 month ago
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RE: Razor Chill Pluginguru library - Not working in Unify

@toddskee As far as I can tell, there are two separate problems, both of which I have been able to work around: The patches require the "FX" ver...

1 month ago
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RE: Razor Chill Pluginguru library - Not working in Unify

@sean8877 I just reproduced this issue on my Windows PC. Something is wrong with the .unify patch files. They are trying to load the "Reaktor 6 FX" ...

1 month ago
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