Here’s what’s coming in SunVox 1.9 BETA1

  • additional UI language – Russian; you can change it in Preferences -> Interface;
  • PalmOS and Meego are no longer supported, but you can always download SunVox 1.8.1 for these systems from warmplace.ru;
  • Android: SunVox file type association (like in iOS version): now any SunVox-compatible documents (sunvox, sunsynth, midi, xm, mod, xi, etc.) can be opened from other apps (Mail, Browser, etc.);
  • Android and iOS: engine is now optimized for OpenGL ES 2.0;
  • new module – Feedback (see the examples);
  • new module – Filter Pro (High quality IIR filter);
  • number of MIDI slots (in Preferences) has been increased to 4; so you can use four MIDI controllers simultaneously;
  • now any external MIDI knob can be connected to any number of SunVox controllers of any modules;
  • now any SunVox shortcut can be connected to external MIDI button (Note, CC or Program Change);
  • click twice (or right click) on the controller to open the new Controller Properties window;
  • you can do the following operations in the new Controller Properties window: change, reset, randomize, write to pattern, assign MIDI IN;
  • MultiSynth: new controller “Phase” – the starting position of the sample or the starting phase of some Generator;
  • MultiCtl: new controller “Quantization” – the number of quantization levels;
  • Sampler: new controller “Rec threshold” – the level at which the Sampler should start recording;
  • Sampler: ability to import the loop points from WAV;
  • Generator: “P.Modulation” controller has been renamed to “Freq.Modulation input”;
  • Filter: new controller “LFO waveform”;
  • Amplifier: new controller “Fine volume”;
  • new functions in the Pattern Editor menu: selection begin, selection end;
  • slightly redesigned Pattern Editor;
  • Song has been renamed to Project;
  • new keyboard shortcut: SHIFT + F12 – go to beginning;
  • new keyboard shortcut: SHIFT + ) – octave up;
  • new keyboard shortcut: SHIFT + ( – octave down;
  • new keyboard shortcut: CTRL + ( – selection begin (pattern editor);
  • new keyboard shortcut: CTRL + ) – selection end (pattern editor);
  • new instruments from NightRadio and Pavel Ti;
  • new simple song examples: feedback, feedback2, modulator (phase modulation);
  • new song examples: 4004, music_in_our_souls, awakening_city, SunVox Compo 2015.02 Winners (Sirmooge – Phalanx, Pavel Ti – Boomer, KnyazIvan – Cold Summer);
  • bugs fixed.

Of course it’s a shame to have PalmOS taken out, but it’s not a big surprise really is it. Never mind. This stuff is all good and of course coming to iOS and Android in due course.

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