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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...

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...