Geist2 Version change list

Version 2.0.6

Features added

The following features have been added or updated



0014818 fixed
Ability to set BPM of sample for accurate timestretching
0014658 fixed
Mappable 'copy to next available pattern'

Bugs fixed

The following bugs have been fixed



0014876 fixed
Live 9 and Logic X crashing when attempting to load Geist2 factory preset
0014877 fixed
Geist2 crashing when enabling transport
0014872 fixed
Export probability graph values when dragging pattern to DAW - currently has no effect
0014871 fixed
Transmod / Maths / Sample A on B is the same as Track A on B
0014870 fixed
Noise bursts and clicks in audio data
0014869 fixed
Unknown dial next to full velocity level dial/UI overlap bug
0014867 fixed
Post filter frequency in Shaped distortion has no effect
0014868 fixed
Dragging multiple files to pads from OS fails
0014865 fixed
Note-repeat timing issues at 16/T value
0014864 fixed
Note length snapping to nearest 16th when recording short (<16th) MIDI notes via. a controller
0014045 fixed
Skin files are stored in VST package
0014862 fixed
Patterns with Restart enabled restart on mouse down and again on mouse up
0014863 fixed
CC value of 127 sets lane-end marker at one less than full pattern length

Known issues

Geist2 (2.0.6) has the following known issues



0014882 open
User-Preferences 'browse' and 'reset' button do not release their graphical state after clicking
0014881 open
'user documents' dialog box does not have a 'new folder' button
0014723 reopened
'No item' in place of current scaling size in Preferences
0014880 open
Mk Cp function unclear - could just be 'Copy' with tooltip explaning function?
0014879 open
Opening a preset which contains a song arrangement causes song to play even when Song Mode disabled
0014878 open
Lane-end markers disappear when pattern length creates horiztonal scrollbar
0014587 open
Stuck voices when using a pad in chromatic mode
0014529 open
Uninstaller does not uninstall some items
0014750 open
Missing GUI icons
0014676 open
First note of a pattern not triggering on looping in host
0014584 open
Next pad sampler mode has unclear behaviour on transport stop
0014562 open
Song starts from bar 1 even if loop start/end positions are elsewhere in song page
0014545 open
Zoom in Slice mode not accurate to cursor position when zoomed far in
0014288 open
Horizontal 2-finger scroll not working in pad parameter window
0014162 open
Sampler arming in host mode should wait for a defined musical measure
0013848 reopened
Export Mode - Exporting whilst playing back results in very sluggish export times
0013724 open
Sideways mouse scrolling not working
0013347 open
Standalone audio input does not work when output sound card is different
0014729 open
When dragging notes in remix mode you cannot drag back to the original step
0014482 open
Sampler - Sampler needs to lock to the pad once ARM is activated
0014436 open
Resizing the pad/layers area full height covers up the navigation bar along the top
0014111 open
Adding/removing browser file list columns resizes columns inappropriately
0014008 reopened
Scrolling behaviour with mouse-wheel in mixers is sub optimal

Feature Requests

Geist2 (2.0.6) has the following outstanding feature requests.
Please note that inclusion in this list doesnt indicate definate future implementation of the requested feature



0013353 open
Option to save preset as monolithic bundle
0014875 open
Option to apply graph type to all pads whilst in Single view
0014874 open
Ability to enable drag edits in Remix mode
0014841 open
Transmod-able loop markers in pattern editor
0014852 open
Save 'Quantize Incoming MIDI' and Pad Repeat values with presets
0014847 open
Pad output drop-down in pad parameter and layer windows
0014846 open
Copy/paste keyboard shortcuts
0014842 open
Soundcard inputs to appear in input dropdown menu in sampler
0014839 open
Option to select pattern without triggering (for note placement without triggering)
0014838 open
Apply to all pads/Apply to all layers should function with MIDI mappings
0014834 open
Ability to apply action to multiple layers (e.g. add/remove FX for multiple layers)
0014833 open
Reduced scaling sizes (e.g. 90%) for smaller screens
0013746 open
Selected transmod slot should be highlighted
0014814 open
Double number of sends to 8
0014813 open
Randomise sample loading
0014805 open
Alternate colour-based arrange mode/alternative to Scenes
0014795 open
Copy/paste entire pad bank layer
0014785 open
Side-chain input capabilties
0014781 open
Save samples with the host project
0014767 open
Contain manual in installer
0014766 open
Effects graph for effects in global mixer
0014740 open
VST 3 version of Geist2
0014697 open
Ability to save rows instead of just entire kits
0014624 open
Reintroduce the classification system from Geist 1
0014557 open
Ability to view subset of pad banks
0014346 open
Add midi clock output to Geist 2
0014143 open
Controls to alter the volume and pitch (and filtering params) per slice within the slicer
0013708 open
Allow selection of multiple audio inputs in the sampler
0014792 open
Sampler input should be stored with the host project and preset
0014748 open
Increase number of macro parameters
0014497 open
Song mode options
0013829 open
Slicer remove and lock tools behave differently when dragging
0013706 open
Add selectable quantize-record mode to sampler host mode
0014142 open
Drag-editability on the slicers bpm/bars/beats fields
0014229 open
Clicking on navigator bar in Slicer automatically zooms to selected place
0013563 open
Snap to tempo time divisions in waveform view
0013838 open
would be cool if the text could change colour when you set colour label
0014626 open
Option to install either 32- or 64bit version instead of both
0013845 open
Empty Scenes disable Pattern Power
0014086 open
Pref for horizontal scroll direction using mouse wheel
0013946 open
Ability to pan aux channels
0014048 open
Global FX power
0013935 open
Pad lane highlighting variant on cursor position
0013467 open
Selecting multiple gate/loop events should allow you to drag out the length of multiple gate/loop events
0013227 open
Pattern lane "transpose"
0014635 open
Editing of patterns not currently playing
0014275 open
File path should be limited to fixed number of characters per folder name
0014511 open
Retro record modes could be clarified
0014728 open
ALT+click on offset/comp/rand/variance knobs to affect all pads
0014727 open
Global probability per pattern
0014717 open
Playback speed / direction
0014098 open
Mute a graph lane
0014219 open
Make the pad/layers reverse parameter a transmod destination
0014047 open
Make master pitch a transmod destination
0013097 open
Choose base pad target when loading Geist 1 engine or kit
0014718 open
Full range pitch control for layers
0014734 open
Pad linking
0014737 open
Destructive trim/crop of samples
0014776 open
Draggable beat markers on slice/envelope window
0014819 open
More slicing flexibility; 16 pad limit with layering
0014816 open
Support for APE note expression
0014815 open
Ability to cycle through pattern inserts using keyboard modifier
0014763 open
Mouseclick option to go back one folder in browser
0014764 open
Make locations in 'Places' in browser root folders
0014796 open
Option to always play song from beginning when stopping/starting transport
0014775 open
Drag zoom
0014768 open
G2 Content - Add engine presets to Geist2 factory content
0014759 open
Improved icon visibility in browser
0014761 open
Metronome on/off setting in preferences
0014756 open
Send dials appear when mixer is enlarged/maximised
0014739 open
.FLAC support
0014709 open
'Morph' option to crossfade between different graph values
0014704 assigned
Sample preview via. MIDI-mapping; hold down controller to preview
0014699 assigned
Enable repeat graph for Gated/Looped modes
0014691 assigned
Individual pattern swing values
0014690 open
Remember position of Mini Sequencer transmod when stopping transport/restarting
0014683 open
Bounce-in-place sample recording (including effects chain)

Version 2.0.5

Features added

The following features have been added or updated



0013340 fixed
1.1.1.1 Point should move when you move the start marker
0014503 fixed
Ability to retain pad triggers when replacing transmod sources
0014630 fixed
Add a gain control to the LFO transmod source
0014840 fixed
Different shading on every 4th pad in the pattern editor for easy navigation
0014760 resolved
Remove text from empty effect slot
0014851 fixed
Graph presets should be available to mini seq in transmod
0014849 fixed
Right click menu for assignment to pads
0014513 fixed
Ability to map tap tempo to a particular pad or midi note
0014853 fixed
Reintroduce 'Focus graph' function that existed in Geist
0014762 fixed
Clearer/easier access to swing control parameters
0014831 fixed
MIDI Learn of Lane End Points
0014850 no change required
Saveable/recallable FX chains

Bugs fixed

The following bugs have been fixed



0014860 fixed
Crash when recording MIDI data in Remix mode
0014859 fixed
Sample zoom jumping to previous view
0014858 fixed
Layer mute/solo buttons not functioning when moving pad
0014855 fixed
Any host on Windows 10 is unable to scan the Geist2 64bit plugin (VST or AAX)
0014857 fixed
Timestretching of long samples without transients causing audio artefacts
0014832 fixed
Timestretch at 100% causing playback inaccuracy
0014844 fixed
Timestretch causing slices to cut off and causing clicking
0014835 fixed
UI continuity - Selecting multiple layers should show which layer is 'currently selected'
0014837 fixed
Unable to de-select multiple highlighted notes in pattern editor without creating new note
0014836 fixed
Slicer length recalculates incorrectly when deleting or unlocking a slice
0014843 fixed
Random crashes in Logic using the AU
0014828 fixed
Variance is over-disabled for Pad FX graphs
0014827 fixed
Previewing slice in the slicer always plays from the beginning of the file

Version 2.0.4

Features added

The following features have been added or updated



0014476 fixed
Recent presets menu
0014622 duplicate
Limit slicing to X number of pads
0014817 resolved
MIDI mapping for Pattern Steps
0014804 fixed
Make pattern step length MIDI-mappable
0014695 fixed
Engine focus depending on MIDI input channel
0014144 duplicate
Allow dragging up and down on the waveform overview scrollbars to do a zoom in and out
0014667 no change required
Access to pattern bank in different windows
0014603 fixed
Snap to zero-crossings when adding markers in slicer
0013757 duplicate
Bring back classify in the sampler
0013858 no change required
Length of sample to pattern length
0013221 fixed
Scene page needs pattern select buttons
0014708 fixed
Renamable Transmod sources
0014264 fixed
Velocity should only be sensitive on the Y-axis of a pad when clicked
0013719 not fixable
When multiple items of the same type are added to the undo/redo lists it would be helpful to number them
0014783 fixed
Cut/Copy/Paste/Mute/Solo options for pad banks
0013335 won't fix
Compressed audio formats
0014595 fixed
Mini-sequencer steps should have tool-tips for each step
0013840 fixed
Transmod being retriggered by pads should have some sort of indicator
0014194 fixed
Copy/Paste Pad Banks
0014639 fixed
ability to copy and paste between banks of pads
0013939 fixed
Double click on scroll bars for automatic zoom
0013677 fixed
Double-clicking on pattern scroll bars should reset the zoom
0014159 fixed
Audio output menus should show used outputs
0013600 fixed
Adding an effect should automatically sroll the mixer window to the right hand side of it
0013893 fixed
Can we get a save effect chain option in here please?
0014812 fixed
Option in preferences for keyboard focus in host
0014289 fixed
MIDI input information displayed as notes are played in from controller
0014765 fixed
Equivalent right-click menu behaviour for location bar as file list in browser
0014429 fixed
Increase number of global cut groups
0014674 fixed
Double-click to reset pattern row length
0014716 fixed
Map panel headers
0014771 fixed
'Lock all tracks' option when in right-click menu
0014778 fixed
Right-click on directory bar to copy file path

Bugs fixed

The following bugs have been fixed



0014694 no change required
Factory content icons not appearing under Content drop-down in browser
0014769 fixed
Mixer resizing obscuring full range of channel levels
0014390 fixed
Previewing sounds in the browser - preview audio can get out of sync with selection
0014269 fixed
Paste in Song mode not pasting in correct position
0014799 fixed
Sonar Platinum crashing when using Spitter2
0014592 fixed
Sampler / Host mode not working correctly in Standalone
0014517 fixed
Pattern playback marker does not draw properly when step size is not 1/16th
0014788 resolved
Scaling to 110% then resizing causes huge jump in window size
0014824 fixed
Unusual scrolling behaviour in Mapping window
0014822 fixed
Quick-search not working
0014826 fixed
Unable to set Undo stage amount to anything less than 20
0014821 fixed
Missing samples dialogue box should clear for full presets/when all presets have been found
0014790 fixed
Looper causing clicking even with X-fade applied
0014825 fixed
Scaling problems in Cubase - Window size not increasing
0014820 fixed
User crash on Standalone exit
0014811 resolved
V>A setting affects MIDI recording
0014807 fixed
Unable to un-mute engine channel when mute button is mapped to MIDI controller
0014617 fixed
Playhead causing graphical glitch of steps 1+2 of the pattern editor
0014777 fixed
Playhead not appearing in second half of pattern
0014692 fixed
Amp/Free envelopes changing values when mass-adjusted using multiple-pad highlight
0013892 fixed
chain effect power should also switch of individual effect power buttons
0014754 fixed
Timing issues when mapping controller to metronome volume
0014596 fixed
Repeat function has poor timing
0014806 fixed
User-Reported: Opening GUI crashes Live
0014693 fixed
Transmod Mini Sequencer falling out of time when host project recalled
0014641 fixed
Transient sensitivity not functioning on pre-sliced loops
0014801 fixed
Unable to find missing samples in Cubase
0014803 fixed
Retro recorder not recording input data
0014782 fixed
Crash when dragging sample to pad
0014802 fixed
Crash during mapping
0014612 fixed
Drive list in browser not updating when refreshed; drive still appears even when ejected
0014613 fixed
'Add effect...' text in Layer Mixer degrades when selecting layer
0014650 fixed
Single mode graph lane does not get recalled when stretching or changing the GUI splits
0014794 fixed
No indication of layer selection when using Force Layer as a Drag edit

Version 2.0.3

Features added

The following features have been added or updated



0013586 fixed
Cursor on outer edge of GUI change
0014281 fixed
Smooth scrolling in transmod window
0014331 fixed
Arrow keys don't allow sample browsing when G2 loaded as a VST in a host
0014581 no change required
- Colour labels for pads in 64-pad view
0014797 fixed
Permanent MIDI mapping option
0014218 no change required
Ability to start pattern from somewhere other than step 1 in song arranger
0013945 fixed
some sort of highlighting on the transmod you've got selected
0014751 fixed
Record note length of recorded MIDI notes when in Gated mode
0014662 fixed
Bring back Spitter!

Bugs fixed

The following bugs have been fixed



0014823 no change required
Pad 10 not highlighted by playhead when transport running
0014132 fixed
Effects need some decent default presets
0014725 no change required
Built-in microphone not working as input for sampler
0014793 fixed
Logic not recognising Spitter2 as a valid plugin
0014791 fixed
Studio One crashing when opening Geist2
0014575 fixed
G2 exhibits black artefacts when resized to smallest possible width x height
0014723 fixed
'No item' in place of current scaling size in Preferences
0014786 fixed
Selecting Spitter in the sampler-menu does not always select it
0014789 fixed
'About' section says 'Geist' was written and created by... instead of 'Geist2'
0014757 fixed
Plugin resizing handle disappears in a host
0014724 fixed
Resizing whilst running in host causes window to only partially appear
0014721 resolved
Linear artefacts appearing at some scaling values above 100% (110%
0014784 fixed
Spitter component on OSX doesn't get named Spitter2 and displays as "Spitter" inside the host
0014722 resolved
Resizing window with scaling (G2 110%
0014779 fixed
Make Spitter and MITM Spitter2 and MITM2
0014780 fixed
Spitter is not getting installed on Windows
0014742 fixed
Spitter - Does not connect to Geist until you select it in the menu
0014735 fixed
Resize via. drag exhibiting strange behaviour when G2 is open in a host
0014752 fixed
Scaling/GUI bugs at scaling higher than 100%
0014628 fixed
File location window in browser displaying alignment issues
0014652 fixed
Sampler doesn't stop recording after specified length in MIDI trigger mode
0014623 resolved
When loading G1 presets
0014733 fixed
Auto-load behaviour not matching Geist1 when slicing
0014277 fixed
Delete/backspace keys not deleting highlighted notes
0014726 fixed
Modslot gets deselected when switching AUX channels
0014615 fixed
Right clicking on transmod-affected parameter causes blue boxes around transmod menu
0014532 fixed
adding effect into effect slot 6 causes the view to jump back to effect slot 1
0014593 fixed
From a fresh run you cannot learn CC's to graphs
0014668 resolved
Shifting a note on step 1 back slightly
0014700 fixed
Repeat still visible when Gated/Looping modes enabled after adjusting repeat value
0014703 fixed
No option to add automation graph for pad effect in pattern editor
0014772 fixed
Crash when opening folder
0014714 fixed
"Save search results" always produces an error message
0014713 fixed
arrows < > under the search box need to be in a different place when using advanced search
0014731 fixed
Auditioning manually-inserted slices does not play back slices accurately
0014758 fixed
Unable to audition new slices
0014680 fixed
Slice audition not auditioning final slice in a loop
0014743 fixed
Mapping midi CC's to the transport results in erratic behaviour
0014744 fixed
Metronome volume doesn't respond graphically to automation when the menu is open
0014747 resolved
'Enter' browser MIDI mapping only opens folders
0014730 fixed
Drag edits do not pick up the current parameter value correctly when dragging
0014753 fixed
Scrollbar jumps left when preset changed in effects slot 5/6
0014738 fixed
Previous/Next Preset buttons not working
0014755 fixed
Some MIDI mappings named 'Unbound'
0014577 fixed
Multiple host crashes in Ableton and Logic Pro
0014745 fixed
Cannot map to Play Preview in browser
0014749 fixed
Crash when sorting browser by View.
0014746 fixed
Crash when removing MIDI mappings
0014732 fixed
Crash when adding effect to empty layer

Version 2.0.2

Features added

The following features have been added or updated



No features added in this release

Bugs fixed

The following bugs have been fixed



0014696 fixed
Manual - Single graph button enabled causes confusion when trying to access graphs
0014632 fixed
Graphical glitch on engine 3 of global mixer
0014711 fixed
Notes E2 - G2 not triggering scenes on MIDI channel 16
0014702 fixed
MIDI mapping problems - Trigger mapping type causing erratic behaviour of assigned parameter
0014705 fixed
Unable to map to Snapshot Next
0014706 fixed
MIDI-mapping Pad Input Mode not affected by triggering
0014719 fixed
Cant map metronome volume
0014715 resolved
Folders are sorted alphabetically
0014712 fixed
Empty layers showing velocity ranges
0014651 fixed
Triggering live midi can choke off existing hits in playing patterns
0014707 fixed
Pad velocity splits are not reset when resetting Geist2
0014701 fixed
Engine pattern power settings do not reset when Geist2 is reset
0014619 fixed
Graphics corruption at Scales >100%
0014647 fixed
Geist doesn't remember the size of the internal panels
0014618 fixed
Scaling can become corrupt
0014681 fixed
Dragging audio file from browser onto engine reveals green drop area
0014682 fixed
Dragging preset from browser to engine does not load preset
0014675 fixed
Geist2 reset stays in slice mode (if enabled)
0014263 fixed
Unable to scroll through samples in browser with arrow keys

Version 2.0.1

Features added

The following features have been added or updated



0014686 no change required
Copy pattern to next free pattern option; midi-mappable.

Bugs fixed

The following bugs have been fixed



0014673 fixed
trying to open the Kicks folder from "Best of Guru" crashes Geist2
0014677 fixed
User reporting constant crashing in OS X 10.10 in Live and standalone
0014671 no change required
Slicer placing extra slice on pad 1 when adding slices + finishing slice mode
0014672 fixed
Alt-drag to add multiple samples to layers of a single pad not working
0014621 fixed
Default swing value of Delay effect is mono; when adjusted and returned to zero it is stereo
0014627 fixed
No option to cancel-out of Preferences to disregard changes
0014640 fixed
Latching mode not working correctly in MIDI Mapping
0014665 fixed
Unknown drives displaying in the browser
0014663 fixed
Pasting in a new user-documents path results in failure
0014661 fixed
User-documents path is not honoured in menus
0014670 fixed
Tooltips obscure +/- value of adjustment controls (e.g. pattern step length)
0014660 fixed
Mapping of layer param options doesn't work properly
0014666 fixed
Crashes when accessing files on Thunderbolt drive
0014664 fixed
Only visible engine gets data recorded to the sequencer regardless of midi channel
0014659 fixed
Geist will crash if you right click on the dock icon and select quit
0014645 fixed
Mute engine prevents MIDI notes from being recorded from controller
0014655 fixed
Timestretch FAST mode not activating
0014642 fixed
Insert slice function does not create click+draggable slice
0014657 fixed
Slicer - Drag tool drags out the wrong slice to the pads
0014656 fixed
Slicer - Drag tool doesn't work when you drag from the middle of a slice
0014629 fixed
Latency when recording patterns via. pad clicks
0014654 fixed
MIDI info sent from channel other than ch1 not recording into respective engine
0014649 fixed
Loading Guru preset - pitch settings are not recalled
0014636 fixed
Slicer - drag and drop only works if you drag from the slice marker icon
0014648 fixed
Drag-change pad position always places pad in Bank A
0014643 fixed
User-reported Crash when loading a Guru preset
0014633 fixed
"CLEAR PAD" does not immediately remove the pad's name in pattern view
0014638 fixed
Drag and drop to banks B-D is buggy
0014634 fixed
Drag and drop a sample to Engine<>1 doesn't work
0014644 fixed
User-reported crash when moving Breverb on the AUX slots
0014646 fixed
Crash when double-clicking 'Filter' to shrink tab
0014620 fixed
Crash when .wav is sliced using Divide mode and slice number is increased to 20
0014625 fixed
Geist 2 Demo crashes if I browse to any sample folder containing more than 78 files...
0014614 fixed
Grey Geist1 icon installing on OS X instead of blue Geist2 icon
0014616 fixed
credits - remove anyone no longer working at FXpansion
0014591 fixed
Load preset dialog box should match quit dialog box
0014609 fixed
G2 causing Studio One to crash when opening content presets
0014579 fixed
Unable to undo loop selection once 'Done' has been clicked in Slice mode
0014594 fixed
Sometimes slicer doesn't display a pattern
0014590 fixed
Geist nags the user about saving presets even when no changes have been made
0014585 fixed
Vertical scroll in pattern editor not working for loops longer than 16 pads
0014583 fixed
Pattern editor not visible when opening preset.
0014605 fixed
Previous pad name remains in pattern editor when pad is moved
0014600 fixed
Graph lanes remain expanded when resetting Geist2
0014601 fixed
Pitch-Wheel modslot doesn't give the correct result
0014582 fixed
Effects in pad mixer not recalled when saved pad is opened
0014602 fixed
Right-clicking a layer and choosing to send to the slicer does not work if the slicer is disabled in the browser
0014597 fixed
Pad names don't get cleared out when slicing a new loop
0014598 fixed
to Licence Conditions
0014604 fixed
Parameters assigned to host automation appear as None
0014599 fixed
Uninstaller removing Licence Manager