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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...

Clever ways to optimize your plugin usage

Clever ways to optimize your plugin usage

In this article you will learn about tips and tricks to optimize your plugin usage. Tips compiled in this article are based on independent tips that can be found in our community by users who wanted to tweak their setups and reduce even more their CPU and/or RAM...

Working with TouchOSC and Gig Performer [guest article]

Working with TouchOSC and Gig Performer [guest article]

In this guest blog article learn how our community member Thomas Lisi (@NanoMalefico) is working with TouchOSC and Gig Performer. TouchOSC next generation, with the integration of scripts inside it, for me won the best place on the podium among the competitors. Now I...

How to use multiple instances in Gig Performer 4

How to use multiple instances in Gig Performer 4

In this article you will learn how to easily use more than one instance in Gig Performer. What is multi-instance support? .Multi-instance support means that you can run an application multiple times on the same computer, with each such "instance" operating...

How to change sounds and control plugins from your MIDI controller

How to change sounds and control plugins from your MIDI controller

In this article we’ll show you how to change sounds and control plugins from your MIDI controller. Gig Performer is an audio plugin host for live performance and your live performance command center. Of course, it can be used as your loyal companion on many other use...

How to implement incremental transpose

How to implement incremental transpose

Suppose you’d like to have a couple of buttons on your MIDI controller that just increment or decrement the global transpose amount. Important note: Gig Performer 4.5 has built-in support to do this. Please check the GlobalTransposeUp and GlobalTransposeDown...

Controlling the global transpose from your keyboard

Controlling the global transpose from your keyboard

Gig Performer has a global transpose parameter, normally set to zero. You can of course manually adjust the global transpose by clicking on it and entering a new transpose value directly or by using the UP/DOWN arrows to increment/decrement respectively the global...

Optimize your Mac for a Gig

Optimize your Mac for a Gig

In this article you will learn how to optimize your Apple Macintosh computer for a gig. Apple computers running macOS have great support for real-time audio and MIDI and typically do not require much optimization - however you may still want to make sure that your...