Synchron Pianos – Version History

Windows 7/10 64-bit
Mac OS X 10.10 and newer

v1.1.1529 - March 5th, 2021

Fixed

  • A crash when increasing buffersize from small to large while playing
  • Certain Velocity Map settings could improperly affect release sample volumes

v1.1.1527 - March 3rd, 2021

Added

  • Smooth Attack feature (PLAY Tab)
  • Velocity Map Editor (EDIT Tab)
  • Half Pedal Editor (EDIT Tab)

Improved

  • Cleaned up some GUI elements

Fixed

  • Insert FX windows could sometimes pop outside of screen
  • Sympathetic Resonance not applied on all close channels on some piano models
  • EQ parameters on Edit page are not correctly rounded

v1.1.1522 - February 2nd, 2021

Added

  • Support for Bösendorfer 280VC

Improved

  • Sound of master resampler (when running at samplerates other than 44.1kHz)
  • Voice stealing algorithm

Fixed

  • Sympathetic resonance was not applied correctly to pedalled notes
  • Occasional GUI crash on internal FX-Plug-ins

v1.1.1518 - August 7th, 2020

Added

  • VST3 plug-in version
  • Missing mouseover help texts for various elements

Improved

  • Lowered RAM usage per player

Fixed

  • An issue that could cause streaming to drop out on machines with many CPU cores
  • An issue that could cause a crash when setting a default preset in Synchron Pianos

v1.1.1508 - July 7th, 2020

Added

  • Feedback dialog upon application crash
  • Link to online manuals in plugin header (?-Button)

Fixed

  • Keyboard range display not considering Timbre Shift
  • Missing key release noises on Boesendorfer Imperial
  • WIN Crash when scanning VST3 plug-in with Cubase 8.5

v1.1.1496 - May 25th, 2020

Added

  • Support for new Synchron Pianos
  • Standalone: Default preset settings (right-click preset in Preset Browser)

Fixed

  • Selecting keys in editor with Shift selects last key as well
  • Problem displaying presets using international characters
  • GUI bug showed wrong octave on the keyboard
  • Keyboard didn't respond to octave/semitone transpositions
  • Strange behavior when tweaking multiple values in key editor at once
  • Some preset descriptions not showing up when hovering over preset name in browser
  • Selecting "refresh" on the preset browser (right-click => context menu) doesn't switch to preset root mode
  • WIN GUI positioning in Digital Performer
  • WIN Problem displaying GUI in Digital Performer
  • WIN Standalone: Broken channel loading
  • WIN Standalone: Crashing when checking for update on some systems

v1.1.1470 (Windows only) - May 14th, 2020

Fixed

  • HotFix WIN: Possible Crash during update check on some systems

v1.1.1469 - May 13th, 2020

Added

  • Automatic Crash Reporting
  • Windows HiDPI installers

Improved

  • Plugin opening times
  • macOS: GUI responsiveness in Cubase

Fixed

  • Crash when using samplerate other than 44.1kHz and leaving project idle for a long time
  • Handling of plugin scaling in multi-monitor setups with mixed resolutions
  • Crash when repeatedly opening mixer context menu
  • Copy/paste clipboard issues
  • Buggy window resizing behavior in certain VST/VST3 hosts
  • Last mixer channel title not updating under certain circumstances
  • Crash when loading presets while playing
  • (Rare) crash when hosted in Komplete Kontrol
  • A possible crash in context menu handling
  • Scaling of Standalone when loaded on a non-primary display
  • Folder- and file-dialogs not respecting monitor scale settings
  • GUI bug when refreshing preset browser
  • macOS: Graphical glitch occuring when hosted in Cubase
  • macOS: Bad looks of Synchron Library Installer in Dark Mode
  • WIN: An issue that could cause a crash when closing host app
  • WIN: Mouse pointer position being off after tweaking knobs/spinboxes with display scaling

v1.1.1413 - January 16th, 2020

Fixed

  • Possible crash in Standalone when starting automatic update
  • Crash after 12.5h of playback at 48kHz (6.25h at 96kHz)
  • Reverb output setting not recalled properly

v1.1.1408 - December 16th, 2019

Added

  • Support for Bösendorfer Upright Piano
  • Drag-n-drop of folders into database (Preferences)

Improved

  • GUI Browser stability

Fixed

  • A problem with handling international characters in content paths, causing plugin to crash on open
  • MacOS (AU) Plug-in window could crash host upon closing.
  • Windows Logging

v1.1.1387 (MacOS only) - November 13th, 2019

Fixed

  • MacOS (AU) Plug-in window could crash host upon closing.

v1.1.1386 - October 28th, 2019

Added

  • macOS Catalina support

Fixed

  • A bug in the VST3 plugins, causing undefined behavior
  • Inconsistent behavior in EQ menu
  • Possible inconsistent latency compensation
  • Windows Not possible to use drive root as library location
  • Windows Junction Point paths not resolving for volume scan paths

v1.1.1375 - July 26th, 2019

Added

  • Standalone app
  • Built-in effects for mixer

v1.1.1333 - June 4th, 2019

Added

  • Support for upcoming products

v1.1.1257 - May 2nd, 2019

Added

  • Compatibility Improvements for Vienna Ensemble Pro 7 Vienna Symphonic Library

v1.1.1160 - December 25th, 2018

Added

  • Modifier keys for extended selection in the key editor

Fixed

  • Panning sometimes nonfunctional in mixer
  • Steinway D Extremely high voice count when playback stops on some hosts
  • An issue which could cause parameters not to update properly
  • Inverted reverb damping control

v1.1.1127 - December 12th, 2018

Fixed

  • Steinway D Extremely high voice count when playback stops on some hosts

v1.1.1124 - December 12th, 2018

Added

  • Timbre Shift Feature

Fixed

  • No release samples played when soft pedal is pressed

v1.1.1103 - December 6th, 2018

Added

  • Support for Steinway D

Improved

  • Performance when releasing sustain pedal
  • Rare crashes when closing sessions

v1.0.1062 - November 27th, 2018

Fixed

  • Rare crash when switching presets
  • VST2 GUI showing blank in Cubase 10 (Win)

v1.0.1058 - November 24th, 2018

Fixed

  • Mixer View was not accessible in previous version.

v1.0.1056 - November 23rd, 2018

Added

  • Compatibility with current Vienna Ensemble and Vienna Ensemble Pro versions.

v1.0.1034 - November 12th, 2018

Improved

  • Selecting a key in key editor only works when holding Shift or Command/Ctrl. Clicking without a modifier will play the key
  • General stability improvements

v1.0.915 - September 21st, 2018

Fixed

  • Possibly broken half-pedal feature after toggling "Activate Continuous Sustain Pedal" on and off in Preferences

v1.0.841 - July 30th, 2018

Fixed

  • "Force disable all slots" setting in Synchron Player affecting Synchron Pianos

v1.0.835 - July 24th, 2018

Improved

  • GUI opening speed
  • Preset loading times
  • CPU usage of built-in mixer

Fixed

  • Some notes having an unnatural fade-in
  • Possible hang during mixdown
  • An issue which could cause a hang on a disk streaming dropout
  • Flickering voice counter in status bar
  • A crash when double-clicking the CPU meter

v1.0.750 - June 12th, 2018

Added

  • "Release Extension" algorithm and parameters (EDIT View)
  • "Release Sample level" parameter (EDIT View)

Fixed

  • Folder selection bug in library installer
  • Occasional crashes on plug-in insert

v1.0.636 - May 19th, 2018

Fixed

  • Faulty ini/plist file sometimes crashing plug-in validation

v1.0.582 - May 16th, 2018

Added

  • Per-note tuning parameters (Edit View)

Improved

  • Release sample behaviour
  • Half-pedal sound behaviour
  • Error handling of Synchron Library Installer
  • CPU usage

Fixed

  • GUI bug "floating X" when opening settings window
  • Sometimes, too short/soft release sample were picked for louder velocities
  • Presets now also have correct default frequencies for the note equalizers (Edit View)
  • Broken delay On/Off switch in Mixer
  • Click on pitch bending
  • Deactivated half-pedaling logic when continuous sustain pedal is deactivated in Synchron Pianos Settings.

v1.0.530 - May 10th, 2018

Improved

  • Half-pedaling sound and behaviour
  • Release Sample behaviour
  • Low-Latency CPU usage

Adjusted

  • Trigger-points for Sus/Soft/Sost pedals, should now be compatible with certain scoring apps

Added

  • Streaming dropout detection and notification

Fixed

  • Broken sustain pedal behaviour when using transpose feature
  • An issue that could cause a crash while loading
  • EDIT view page per-note controls not functioning properly
  • Sometimes notes without EQ applied could get EQ applied anyway
  • Glitchy noises on streaming dropouts
  • Equalizer bypass sometimes not respected after audio engine change
  • Possible crash on exiting host application while voices are playing
  • Default frequencies for keys off by one note in EDIT view

v1.0.464 - May 2nd, 2018

Fixed

  • Release sample behaviour when using Sustain pedal
  • Improper release samples triggered for very short notes with pedal up
  • Dynamics parameter not affecting release samples
  • Pedal noises not working properly
  • Hang when instantiating plugin without eLicenser key, containing the corresponding license, connected

Changed

  • User presets path is now "userDataPath/VSL/Vienna Synchron Pianos/Presets" instead of "userDataPath/Presets"