Synchron Player – Version History

Windows 7/10 64-bit
macOS 10.13 and newer

v1.1.2063 - Dec 9th, 2021

Improved

  • General optimizations and maintenance

v1.1.2060 - Nov 24th, 2021

Fixed

  • MIDI Loop Player did not open

v1.1.2053 - Nov 15th, 2021

Fixed

  • Mac: Plugin GUI not showing on macOS Monterey

Improved

  • General imorovements and stability updates

Changed

  • Mac: Minimum macOS version is now 10.13

v1.1.2046 - Sept 20th, 2021

Added

  • Auto-humanize settings for new instruments

Fixed

  • Offset error in Control Change parameters for VST3
  • A rare crash when loading presets

v1.1.2037 - July 13th, 2021

Added

  • Possibility to "set collapsed/expanded by default" for Factory and User Presets (right-click the folder to see the options)

Fixed

  • A bug concerning Velocity used as a controller to switch between slots in a dimension
  • Removed CC1 a "default controller" from mouseover description

v1.1.2032 - July 6th, 2021

Added

  • Timbre Adjust feature
  • Dark Mode support for Standalone Player
  • Fullscreen Mode for Standalone Player
  • Larger buttons for adding mixer channels
  • Autohumanize settings for new libraries
  • Widener insert effect

Improved

  • Sound of patches with Velocity X-fade filtering
  • Performance when triggering >256 voices at once
  • Scripting performance

Fixed

  • A forward compatibility issue causing GUI hang when loading presets created with a newer version of Player
  • Wrong position of preset button
  • Slot output routing configuration could fail when switching between similar presets with different routing
  • Visual Studio redistributable sometimes not installed

Attention macOS

  • Increased system requirements to macOS 10.13

v1.1.1976 - April 7th, 2021

Improved

  • Poly Legato behavior

Fixed

  • A crash in Standalone Player on macOS 10.10 and 10.11
  • Missing visual studio runtime requirement on some Windows 10 systems
  • Possibly wrong slot output routing matrix when loading presets created prior to the introduction of this feature

v1.1.1967 - March 7th, 2021

Hotfix

  • Polyphonic legato not working as intended

v1.1.1966 - March 5th, 2021

Added

  • Legato transition threshold support for upcoming content
  • Humanization settings for new instruments

Fixed

  • A crash when increasing buffersize from small to large while playing
  • A crash when hovering mouse on different presets in preset browser
  • Improved behavior of file dialogs
  • Using the "Disable MIR" option in VE Pro could cause unexpected behavior in mixer
  • Excessive GUI logging causing lag for certain operations
  • Clicking "info" buttons could cause multiple tabs to open in browser

v1.1.1954 - August 20th, 2020

Fixed

  • A memory leak in the key information window
  • A memory leak in insert FX editors
  • Possible crash when adjusting sample start offset parameter while playing
  • Sample start offset parameter showing the wrong value when switching between slots
  • MIDI Dump: Dumping current keyswitches and controllers (through midi driver) didn't work properly for slots having keyswitch set to "white notes"
  • Updating player software on Windows uninstalling any installed VSL NKS content

v1.1.1949 - August 7th, 2020

Added

  • Missing mouseover help texts for various elements
  • Slot Legato Mode "Off"

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
  • Mixing stacked slots with and without legato behaving improperly. A new option in the SLOT Legato Mode option (Off) solves this.

v1.1.1939 - July 17th, 2020

Added

  • Autohumanize entries for newer BBO: Brass products

Fixed

  • Flaw in the behaviour of Velocity XFade (introduced with 1.1.1937)
  • An issue that sometimes no enabled keyswitch was found on NKS keyboard

v1.1.1937 - July 7th, 2020

Added

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

Improved

  • Visibility of Xfade mode in the PERFORM Tab

Fixed

  • NKS keyswitches now latching when appropriate
  • WIN Crash when scanning VST3 plug-in with Cubase 8.5

v1.1.1906 - May 25th, 2020

Fixed

  • Some preset descriptions not showing up when hovering over preset name in browser
  • Problem displaying presets using international characters
  • WIN Problem displaying GUI in Digital Performer
  • WIN GUI positioning in Digital Performer
  • WIN Standalone: Broken channel loading

Fixed

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

v1.1.1892 - May 13th, 2020

Added

  • Output slot routing for multi-mic patches
  • Windows HiDPI installers

Improved

  • Plugin opening times
  • Automated crash reporting
  • macOS: GUI responsiveness in Cubase
  • WIN: Switched to more modern folder selection dialogs

Fixed

  • Handling of plugin scaling in multi-monitor setups with mixed resolutions
  • Crash when using samplerate other than 44.1kHz and leaving project idle for a long time
  • Hang when pressing "Refresh" on context menu below preset/patch browsers
  • Crash when repeatedly opening mixer context menu
  • Copy/paste clipboard issues
  • Non-legato samples not shut down when triggering legato samples
  • Buggy window resizing behavior in certain VST/VST3 hosts
  • Sample start offset attack initialized to 0ms even though 5ms was displayed
  • Custom names of Perform page sliders behaving irregularly when adding/removing sliders
  • Last mixer channel title not updating under certain circumstances
  • 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
  • Settings in the "Invert" insert effect not updating properly after bypass on/off.
  • Playing range display bug when using stacked patches in a slot
  • 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

v1.1.1838 - March 6th, 2020

Added

  • Slot real-time time-stretching

Improved

  • Design of slot editor

Fixed

  • Slot Editor not updating after copy/pasting slot settings
  • Slot Editor not updating when switching between certain presets
  • Impulse bypass not properly restored
  • Crash when loading presets while playing
  • (Rare) crash when hosted in Komplete Kontrol

v1.1.1780 - January 23rd, 2020

Improved

  • Preset/Patch folder structures for all products

Fixed

  • Possible crash when loading Standalone
  • 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

v1.1.1765 - December 16th, 2019

Added

  • Drag-n-drop of folders into database

Fixed

  • A problem with handling international characters in content paths, causing plugin to crash on open

v1.1.1760 - December 9th, 2019

Improved

  • GUI Browser stability

Added

  • Possibility to label PERFORM page sliders

Fixed

  • Presets were loaded incorrectly on PERFORM page
  • "Auto Select Slot on keyswitch" turned off by default (Preferences)
  • Bugs when updating GUI elements like keyboard
  • Lower part of active keyboard range now shows correct color
  • Windows Logging

v1.1.1744 - November 18th, 2019

Fixed

  • Vel.XF parameter affecting voice xfade, gain and filter after voice has been released.

v1.1.1740 (macOS only) - November 13th, 2019

Fixed

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

v1.1.1735 - October 29th, 2019

Improved

  • Release Samples now follow humanize settings
  • Visibility of browser tabs
  • NKS Visibility of active dimension

Fixed

  • A bug in the VST3 plugins, causing undefined behavior
  • Potential crash when loading a preset
  • Wrong keyboard colours if a white note keyswitch is present
  • Wrong scaling of child windows on differently scaled monitors
  • Load mixer settings from disk on blank instance didn't work
  • Windows Junction Point paths not resolving for volume scan paths
  • Windows Crashes when scanning plugin in Cubase 8.5 Vienna Symphonic Library

v1.1.1709 - October 8th, 2019

Added

  • MacOS Catalina support
  • Support for new library updates

v1.1.1702 - September 25th, 2019

Added

  • Auto-humanization entries for English Horn
  • File-system type detection in library installer

Improved

  • behavior of Settings/Database
  • Preset browser now always open with Factory presets open

Fixed

  • Menu behavior behaving erratically in EQ Window
  • Impulse not loading after changing buffersize in host (Cubase and certain other hosts)
  • Root drive not allowed as library location (Windows)
  • Library installer sometimes not showing 100% upon completing installation
  • Presets with disabled cells not loading on midi activity when using standalone player

v1.1.1680 - July 30th, 2019

Added

  • Standalone app

Improved

  • MIDI Dump behaviour

Fixed

  • Midi Dump CC not synchronized between instances

v1.1.1644 - July 2nd, 2019

Added

  • Mixer Presets as separate browser tab
  • Midi Dump

Improved

  • Convolution backend
  • Light Convolution sound
  • Streaming optimization for Optane drives

v1.1.1621 - June 4th, 2019

Added

  • Search function for Presets and Patches

Improved

  • Added "Light Convolution" Setting for CPU friendly convolution (Preferences / Engine)
  • Setting for Auto selecting played slot in Slot Editor
  • Added copy / paste function for mixer EQs only
  • Slot Editor: Pitch, Volume, and Pan settings are viewed with the correct values, that are influenced from parent slots' values
  • Can see full Mixer Preset name on hover

Fixed

  • Dimension Control not updating correctly when switching to another Dimension Control

v1.1.1559 - April 8th, 2019

Fixed

  • GUI bug when removing Impulse Response Reverb in integrated mixer

Added

  • Compatibility Improvements for Vienna Ensemble Pro 7

v1.1.1552 - April 3rd, 2019

Improved

  • Faster saving speed
  • Faster GUI creation / opening speed
  • Responsiveness of the preset/patch browsers
  • Added compression for data save, drastically reducing project sizes
  • Smoothness of Velocity XFade
  • Better logging

Fixed

  • Installer not compatible with macOS Mojave dark mode
  • VST3 "Dancing" parameters bug when loading certain presets
  • Humanize tuning bug with certain release samples
  • Bugs in slot copy/paste functionality
  • User preset description not shown properly when hovering over preset name
  • Windows/Cubase Possible hang when loading certain presets

Added

  • Compatibility improvements for upcoming Vienna Ensemble Pro 7

v1.1.1491 - February 18th, 2019

Improved

  • When in help mode, help area shows current preset description when mouse is hovering over the description field (below the Preset Browser)

Fixed

  • User preset description not shown properly when hovering over preset name

v1.1.1469 - February 5th, 2019

Added

  • "Enable all slots" now available in the context menu of the root slot

Fixed

  • Occasional freeze when closing the plug-in or the session
  • Channel FX not working after sample rate change
  • Synchron Player showing too many control mapping parameters
  • Windows Hang when closing Cubase

v1.1.1445 - January 9th, 2019

Fixed

  • 'Modulation/Auto Gain' mixer effect didn't correctly work with the Sync Option "N8"

v1.1.1443 - January 8th, 2019

Added

  • 'Modulation/Auto Gain' mixer effect for modulation of gain and stereo balance

Improved

  • Performance when running at a sample rate higher than 44.1k

Fixed

  • Potential crashes when switching preset
  • Broken sync behavior in 'Modulation / Flanger/Chorus' and 'Modulation / Phaser' mixer effects
  • Missing controller assignment context menu for master volume knob in top bar
  • Learning of new parameter assignment from Control tab add button not working properly
  • Rendering producing silence in FL Studio
  • Crash when sending VST3 note expression events to plug-in

v1.1.1336 - November 27th, 2018

Fixed

  • A possible crash when browsing MIDI loops (Synchron Power Drums)
  • Windows VST2 plug-in editor showing blank in Cubase 10

v1.1.1327 - November 22nd, 2018

Improved

  • Preset loading speeds

Added

  • Support for Synchron Power Drums

v1.1.1275 - October 26th, 2018

Fixed

  • When loading presets, the Dry/Wet Values of the impulse response module snapped to the default value.

v1.1.1268 - October 24th, 2018

Fixed

  • Missing items in PERFORM slider target context menu
  • PERFORM page not updating when loading certain presets
  • Possible silent outputs when quickly switching between presets
  • Potential crash when enabling/disabling mixer channels

Optimized

  • FX Plug-in performance

v1.1.1226 - October 5th, 2018

Added

  • New, improved Noise Gate effect module

Fixed

  • potential crash when closing GUI
  • Bug that could cause multi-microphone voices to have a filtered sound
  • Broken delay and latency compensation for surround channels
  • Slot Editor not showing current slot on first open
  • Mixer channels not being reset to default settings when removing/adding mixer/aux channels

Improved

  • Mixer can have up to 32 channels

v1.1.1172 - September 10th, 2018

Added

  • Effects rack per mixer channel
  • Mixer Aux Sends and Returns
  • Key Range Adjustment and Extension (one octave up/down)

Fixed

  • Possible Crash when switching presets
  • Keyboard shortcuts not going through to host application when popup windows visible

Improved

  • Playable keys visibility in parallel dimensions
  • Key description visibility in parallel dimensions

v1.0.1141 - September 3rd, 2018

Fixed

  • Highest Preload setting causing clicks with certain waves (in Preferences).

v1.0.1140 - August 31st, 2018

Added

  • Separate LFE (mix) setting to surround panner

Fixed

  • Possible crash when activating disabled slots
  • Release controls not functional for some slots
  • Hanging notes when stopping playback in certain hosts
  • Slot Velocity XFade mode (global/on/off) not respected

v1.0.1118 - July 30th, 2018

Improved

  • GUI opening speed
  • Impulse parameter control map naming

Added

  • Feature to synchronize slot colors when dimension name and level matches

Fixed

  • Crash that could occur while simultaneously playing many notes
  • Possible crash when using multiple disabled slots

v1.0.1080 - July 13th, 2018

Fixed

  • Broken legato when using slot transpose functions
  • GUI hang when double-clicking CPU meter icon
  • (Rare) crash when playing back while loading
  • An issue that could cause the wrong release velocity for repetition-legato notes
  • Legato being triggered with a keyswitch placed close to a following note
  • Drop-down menus not working in Ableton Live 10

Added

  • Auto-Naming slots (can be deactivated in Preferences => Interface)
  • "SYNCHRON-ized" Impulse Reverb plug-in to mixer channel (available with SYNHRON-ized products only!)

Improved

  • Memory usage when using the same patch in several slots - Improved: Loading speed
  • Streaming performance
  • Memory handling

v1.0.1036 - June 19th, 2018

Fixed

  • VelXFade On/Off can be learned on Perform Page
  • Notes that were held down were released on Sustain Pedal up
  • Fixed Hanging notes. When Playback stops, all Notes will receive a Note Off
  • Occasional crashes on loading large sessions
  • Freezes during offline bounces

Added

  • Disable all slots (in Root Slot context menu)

Improved

  • General Stability

v1.0.919 - May 23rd, 2018

Fixed

  • Gain offset (6 dB louder)
  • Voice Limit is now Global Voice Limit, not per Mic

Added

  • Copy/Paste on root slot context menu
  • Copy/Paste for PERFORM tab context menu (right-click on menu item)