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Invoking GP Script functions from Timeline Actions

Invoking GP Script functions from Timeline Actions

Gig Performer 4.7, released recently, includes a new Streaming Audio File Player that supports timelines and actions. That means that you can play a backing track and have "things" (aka actions) happen automatically as a song plays. Typical actions include the ability...

How to temporarily block a widget

How to temporarily block a widget

The normal way to use widgets is to map them to plugin parameters and to optionally have them learn a MIDI message so you can control that widget from a knob, slider or button on a keyboard or other MIDI controller. However, in some rare cases, you might like to...

The Lemur and TouchOSC Templates

The Lemur and TouchOSC Templates

In this article, we will provide you with some useful insights regarding the Lemur and TouchOSC templates and Gig Performer. If you're using Lemur or TouchOSC, we have created templates that make it easy to control Gig Performer widgets from these popular OSC apps....

How to set up live streaming using OBS, Gig Performer and JACK Router

How to set up live streaming using OBS, Gig Performer and JACK Router

In this article you will learn how to set up live streaming using OBS, Gig Performer and JACK Router. As previously mentioned in this blog article, due to Gig Performer's stability, efficiency and feature-richness, it has found its way to being used for purposes other...

Gig Performer Maintenance: Save, Export and Backup

Gig Performer Maintenance: Save, Export and Backup

In this blog article you will learn how to save and export various elements in Gig Performer, load and import them, and create a backup of your important files and the whole computer. The term "element" may refer to your panel, rackspace, song, widget curve, rig as...

Getting started with Gig Performer

Getting started with Gig Performer

If you have started your free trial of Gig Performer or you have just purchased it, this blog article is intended to provide you with various resources for getting started with Gig Performer as easily as possible. Thank you for your interest in Gig Performer®, our...

Still on Gig Performer 3? Key reasons to upgrade

Still on Gig Performer 3? Key reasons to upgrade

We still see Gig Performer 3 and even Gig Performer 2 users contacting us through our support channels, mostly looking for the upgrade options. In this article we want to share with you key reasons to upgrade to Gig Performer 4, answer frequently asked questions...

Cross-platform usage and moving from one platform to another

Cross-platform usage and moving from one platform to another

Gig Performer is an audio plugin host for live performance available for both Windows and macOS. In this article you will learn about cross-platform usage and some considerations when you are migrating from Windows to macOS or vice-versa. How to keep gig files...

Separate your sustain pedal from your controller

Separate your sustain pedal from your controller

Although most MIDI controllers and many workstations have the ability to split their keyboards, when you’re using Gig Performer, the best practice is to use multiple MIDI In blocks as described in this blog article and to just leave your physical controller on a...

Tips to troubleshoot your computer-based setup

Tips to troubleshoot your computer-based setup

If you are experiencing issues with your computer-based setup, this article will help you to troubleshoot it. The goal of every performing musician is to have a glitch-free and reliable setup for their gigs. If things start to go awry, don't worry - we have compiled...