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How to make various elements of Gig Performer bigger

How to make various elements of Gig Performer bigger

In this article you will learn how to make various elements of Gig Performer bigger and making them suitable for smaller displays, touch screen devices or simply tweaking options to better match your preferences. The first two tips that will be presented are...

How to use OnSong with Gig Performer [guest article]

How to use OnSong with Gig Performer [guest article]

In this guest article written by Alexander (@tripleB) you will learn how to use OnSong with Gig Performer. Intro . As we have seen in another blog, it's easy to add a SetList / Songbook app to Gig Performer. This article describes the usage of OnSong on an iPad along...

What are extensions in Gig Performer and how to use them

What are extensions in Gig Performer and how to use them

In this article you will learn what are extensions in Gig Performer and how to use them. What are extensions and the SDK? . Extensions are basically libraries (.dll files on Windows and .dylib files on macOS) independently developed that Gig Performer can load so as...

How to use BandHelper with Gig Performer [guest article]

How to use BandHelper with Gig Performer [guest article]

In this guest article written by Ray Myers learn how to use BandHelper with Gig Performer. BandHelper is a browser-based and iOS/Android application used by many bands to create set lists and share band activities among all members. Originally called SetListMaker, the...

Gig Performer in Bearsville Theater with FOH engineer Robert Frazza

Gig Performer in Bearsville Theater with FOH engineer Robert Frazza

We had a conversation with former Bearsville Theater FOH sound engineer Robert Frazza on Gig Performer. Robert Frazza is a sound expert with 40 years of experience managing tours and supporting hundreds of national and international bands. He began earning his chops...

How to remember the global transpose between gigs

How to remember the global transpose between gigs

If you would like a particular gig file to always start with the global transpose set to some non-zero value, there’s a very easy way to do this 1. Insert a widget in your Global rackspace 2. Insert a System Actions plugin in your Global rackspace 3. Map the widget to...

Working with panels and widgets

Working with panels and widgets

In this article you will learn about panels and widgets and useful tips for designing your panels. Before we start, if necessary, please check out these user manual topics to become familiar with Panels, Widgets and other basic terms in Gig Performer. Some musicians...

The Magic of the Shift key

The Magic of the Shift key

In this article we will learn about various features in Gig Performer that are available using the Shift key. In many places, when you hold down the Shift key while performing some action, Gig Performer will behave slightly differently in response to that action. That...

Program Change Management

Program Change Management

In this article we’ll show you how to manage various features in Gig Performer related to program changes. About Program Change messages . A program change, also referred to as a patch change (or a "PC", when talking about MIDI messages; don't confuse this with a...