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Gig Performer 3.x User Manual


Gig Performer Features (Only Some of Them)

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Supports VST2 and VST3 (OS X and Windows) and AU (OS X only) plugins

Runs on both Mac (OS X) and Windows platforms so you can create, share, and modify your files on any computer, even if some plugins are missing

Minimal CPU usage

Rock solid performance, extremely stable

Easily play multiple instruments and controllers, layer sounds, and add effects

Intuitive user interface: simply connect any plugin to any other plugin in any configuration—no confusing busses, sends or inserts

Build fully customizable rackspaces consisting of one or more front panels

Instantaneous glitch-free switching between sounds—even while holding notes—for seamless transition from one song to the next or from one part of a song to another

Use keyboards, MIDI pedals, and control surfaces to alter plugin parameters in real time by connecting them to knobs, sliders, buttons, labels, meters, and other widgets

Learn mode for easy assignment of MIDI controls to widgets and widgets to plugin parameters

Build setlists that automatically change to the right sound for each part of each song in the list. Capture on-the-spot tweaks right into song parts. A gig becomes as simple as stepping through its setlist.

Support for ChordPro. Create and edit ChordPro song documents, and set each to be automatically displayed when its song is selected in the setlist.

Automatic mixing of signals when multiple outputs are connected to a single input

Deactivate any plugin at any time to remove a sound or bypass an effect

Widget scaling allows full motion while restricting the parameter range

Widget groups for making cross-faders, grouped level controls, and other ganged behaviors.

Rig Manager simplifies switching a Gig Performer rig to different physical controllers

Audio Mixer plug-in for centralized gain controls and instant rerouting of sources to effects

LEDs show input/output levels on each channel as well as audio and MIDI activity

Built-in full screen chromatic tuner

Audio metronome using built-in or user-supplied sounds

Create multiple independent running instances for different members of the band or for when you want to control some plugins while leaving others alone

Audio Input Recorder captures audio from input channels to WAV files for post-production editing, processing, and mixing in a DAW

MIDI Recorder captures MIDI input from all devices, placing each on its own track of a Type 1 Standard MIDI File that can be imported for post-production in a DAW.

Support for multiple audio interfaces

Predictive Loading reduces RAM and CPU demand in systems with limited resources

Automatic detection of new MIDI devices—connect and reconnect on the fly  

Full MIDI remapping, transposition, layering, and keyboard splitting

Send program change and other messages to external MIDI devices automatically

VST Bus Layout support

OSC support for remote control via tablets and smartphones

Compatible (via OSC) with Max/MSP and Bidule for the development of complex interactive control algorithms

GP Script proprietary programming language for complex or custom needs

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