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Expansions & MiniPaks

Styles & Drummers

Notes on these audio demos: drum sounds are all Jamstix 3XL, no host effect processing, no host MIDI editing

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Version 3.5.0 - 11/19/2012

  • added native 64-bit VST (PC) support
  • added native 32-bit RTAS (PC) support
  • improved Pak installer that supports installing multiple files at once
  • improved AVLM sample selection logic
  • cosmetic user interface changes
  • improved mouse wheel support
  • brain randomizer no longer affects feel settings
  • optional song builder structure entry dialog box (for hosts that always intercept keystrokes)
  • sub-hosting removed, use MIDI routing with new key map support instead

Version 3.3.0 - 12/16/2011

  • fixed instability on 64-bit OS with various hosts under certain circumstances
  • improved interface load speed
  • new licensing system with a single license key file for Jamstix and all authorized expansions plus web-based download link/license key retrieval self-service
  • style, drummer and kit load dialogs now restrict data based on drumset mode versus Jamcussion mode
  • added 'Save Groove As Style' to bar editor for easy use of manually created grooves with SongBuilder
  • added 'Open Hihat' to brain element menu to show/hide the hihat open level knob for elements that use that information
  • 'Power' brain knob now works on 'Importer' to amplify/attenuate velocities of imported grooves
  • 'New Part - Create Intro' now automatically loads the 'Intro' style
  • added jamstix3.ini option 'AlwaysSync' to have JS stay synched to host position even when host is stopped

Version 3.2.0 - 08/29/2011

  • while in preview loop, the current bar can now be changed via clicking on the bar timeline
  • added 'End Crash' sound selection option to fill generator and global action menu
  • added 'Send Whole Kit To MIDI Channel' function to kit menu
  • sound selection menus now also show related kit piece name
  • added options to 'Global Actions' in song menu to enable/disable start crash and end crash options for fills
  • added velocity offset for Jamcussion. Hold ALT while in JC mode and the song power knob will show and adjust this offset. Turn left to reduce JC power and vice versa
  • added 'Position-Based Dampening' to kit menu, saved to project
  • AUTO and BAR settings now save globally
  • added 'List Brain Elements' to brain menu
  • groove brain elements can now be moved (left-click header)
  • added missing value display for several brain controls
  • added list of installed expansions to ABOUT screen (click on JAMSTIX header)
  • added ini file option 'LargeTuningRange'. If set to 1, kit editor tuning will be +/- 80% versus the default 20%
  • velocity line color in the bar editor can now be changed in ini file as BGR value (i.e BEVeloColor=$00FF00 is green)
  • locked note color in the bar editor can now be changed in ini file as BGR value (i.e BELockedColor=$FF0000 is blue)
  • fixed copy/paste of multiple parts
  • fixed problem with spaces when renaming Jamstix classic controls
  • fixed fill settings resetting when adding groove or accent brain elements
  • fixed GUI confusion when re-opening JS in Jamcussion mode with GUI caching disabled
  • fixed mixer being bypassed when 'Never Downmix' is enabled
  • fixed 'Behavior' and 'Alternating' not updating in GUI when changed via MIDI controller
  • fixed groove weights resetting when reloading non 4/4-projects
  • fixed problem in the 'Freestyle' hihat opening element
  • fixed problem when loading liveloop songs
  • fixed 'Turn Groove Into Style' not working with groove-changing players
  • fixed 'Auto Snare' not working with 'Jamstix Classic' style
  • fixed static tom usage in "Tom Groove" element
  • fixed graphic overlap in Jamstix Classic brain controls for non-4/4 meters
  • fixed error when changing hihat sound
  • fixed problem with excessive snare notes with certain styles
  • fixed groove functions of player models creating notes in intro parts
  • locked notes are no longer suppressed by blocking functions such as 'Early Downbeat'

Version 3.1.2 - 02/05/2011

  • fixed some notes not being recalled properly when loading projects under certain circumstances
  • fixed some ticks not composing when changing brain elements in preview mode

Version 3.1.0 - 01/28/2011

  • various fixes for 64-bit hosts
  • improved kit loading speed
  • fixed freeze pauses while loading kit pieces and playing
  • fixed ASIO overloads with GUI open for some users
  • fixed intermittent CPU overloads for Cantabile users
  • the bar editor now allows full editing in preview mode
  • kit piece hit animation is now also active in 'MIDI Out Only' mode
  • multi-select in the bar editor now shows selection while dragging
  • fixed JS staying as top window when mousewheel support is on
  • pasting fill settings and style/drummer now works with multiple selected parts

Version 3.0.2 - 07/29/2010

  • added 'Compact Interface' support (930x600)
  • GUI performance improvements
  • added Toontrack mappings provided by The_B
  • song builder now automatically assigns liveloop trigger notes
  • song builder now avoids parts with the exact same name
  • song builder now stores part and chorus length selections
  • mousewheel now alters velocity of selected bar editor events (hihat opening if CTRL is held)
  • added option to control pitch naming convention
  • locked notes now take priority over non-locked notes on the same tick
  • left-click on part in liveloop mode now triggers a part change
  • right-click on an event in the bar editor, when no other events are selected, opens content menu for that sound
  • fixed velocity map saving
  • fixed event pasting in Compact GUI mode
  • fixed events accumulating with repeated copying
  • fixed song looping option
  • fixed lock up when using brain accent randomizer or accent list arrows with certains styles or players
  • fixed downbeat events sometimes missing in MIDI export/drag&drop when using medium or high latency
  • fixed access violation when using 'Install Pak' or 'Load Plugin DLL' with 64-bit OS on certain system configurations

Version 3.0.1 - 05/18/2010

  • stopped accents and fills recomposing when using 'Auto' and changing groove brain settings
  • fixed internal sound timing problems when using very high latencies
  • fixed kit display problems when using Parallel VM with shared documents folder
  • fixed shank logic dropping notes when no shank sound is loaded
  • some performance improvements when GUI is open on multi-core systems
  • Jamcussion now properly silences during ending parts
  • added option to disable note display in bar icons to improve GUI performance at low latencies (BarIconNotes=0)
  • modified activation logic to avoid blue screen with some audio drivers that cause them while waiting for an audio buffer

Version 3.0.0 05/05/2010

  • first public release

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