Bitwig Studio 3.1 Update Goes Into Beta With New Features
DAW Bitwig has unveiled the latest update to their Bitwig Studio program. Now in beta, the Bitwig Studio 3.1 upgrade brings a load of new updates, bug fixes and features.
One of the main new features is their expanded pitch bending. There’s a new Note FX device, Micro-pitch, which can be used to retune note streams, a new modulator: Pitch-12, providing a modulator source for each pitch class and a new grid module and Transpose, for creating chords with or without signal input. Listen to the new pitch features now in a playlist created by Bitwig.
It also comes with some new presets, cultural tunings for non-Western music and more. Other new features include Quick Draw action, which help draw multiple notes at the current beat interval, while also drawing defaults to a single pitch and also allowing for multiple pitches like a step sequencer.
See more of the features below and head to their website to get a deep dive into everything new coming in 3.1.
– New device: Micro-pitch
– New modulator: Pitch-12
– New Grid modules: Pluck, Slope ↗, Slope ↘, Follower, Transpose
– Interactive Help view is coming to all Bitwig devices
– Quick Draw, Quick Slice and Slice in Place
– Note Chase
– Cue Volume and Mix controls
– Sampler imports standard wavetable WAVs
– Improved tempo detection for audio files
– New controller scripts and Bitwig controller scripts are now open source
The Bitwig Studio 3.1 update is currently in beta and available to everyone with a license and active upgrade plan. The full release is expected in a few weeks, but do dive into the beta for now. It also should help make the DAW easier to use and learn for those still getting a handle on the program.
Check out the video walkthrough to get a better sense of things.