How to use B-Step Sequencer in your DAW - Ableton, BitWig, Cubase, Logic, Renoise, REAPER, Energy XT2, Studio One, Cakewalk Sonar, USINE or FL Studio.
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Post by monotomy » 19 Dec 2014, 00:22

Renoise does not support MIDI routing from one to another plugin, but we have a workaround for you (Logic users maybe know this as IAC driver Workaround).

1. On Mac you have to setup the IAC driver: How to setup the IAC Driver
1. On Windows you have to setup a Virtual MIDI driver: How to setup the LoopBe1 Driver (virtual MIDI cable on Windows)
1. Linux works out of the box, nothing special to do.

2. Open a Renoise project and load B-Step as instrument. Be sure Auto Suspend is disabled.
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3. Start Renoise (play) - open B-Step's Ext. Editor and check if the transport is working.
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4. In B-Step open the IO settings and route the Master Out (to Synth) to your virtual MIDI cable (IAC, LoopBe1 or Linux to Renoise) (In our case the cable name is Renoise MIDI Input).
B-Step sends it's MIDI events to the cable now.
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5. Create another instrument in Renoise which you like to trigger by B-Step and select as MIDI source the virtual MIDI cable (on Windows and Mac the cable has the same name)
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Done, the instrument receives B-Step's notes and is playing.

Happy Re-Stepping!

NOTE: you can do the same for the 3 other sequences you can have in B-Step and trigger 3 synthesizer more - just route Output 2, 3 and 4 by the same way (take care of the MIDI channels if you use the same cable!).
See also: ... nce-groups
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