CLAP is a new open-source plug-in format from Bitwig, u-he – do we need it, and who will use it?

Bitwig and plug-in maker u-he today are announcing a new plug-in format into beta, dubbed CLAP, for CLever Audio Plug-in API. It’s open and has features missing from the leading proprietary formats – and boasts some significant support at launch. So what will that mean for you?

MIDI Polyphonic Expression has been updated with one powerful feature: better documentation

At the beginning of May, The MIDI Association quietly announced MPE 1.1. What’s new? Absolutely nothing. It’s the same spec. So why the new version number? They listened to your questions, issues, and feedback, and made the whole document easier to read, understand, and implement. And that might be better than any new feature.

Peter Kirn - May 17, 2022

Free MIDI Tape Recorder captures all your expression – sample-accurate, no quantization

It’s a way of going truly off the grid – MIDI Tape Recorder captures and recalls performances as sample-accurate, like tape. It’s free for Mac and iOS now, from developer Geert Bevin / Uwyn.

Peter Kirn - December 27, 2021

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