Phrasebox 1.2 Update

Thursday, 4th February 2021

Phrasebox has been updated to version 1.2 adding new features and enhancements, including a new theme, new playback modes and a host of usability tweaks. 

We've been adding various features to Phrasebox since the initial launch, and the 1.2 update brings them all together, and more, with a new theme. Check out the video below to see what's new in 1.2.

What's New In 1.2

Changes since 1.1.2:

  • Added: Auto fill up to 8 notes based on input
  • Added: Multi-track export for drag and drop based on row's MIDI channel
  • Added: Keyswitching to change phrase number
  • Added: Phrases can have own colour for notes and velocities
  • Added: Note latch feature, for rapid prototyping with a MIDI keyboard
  • Added: New theme with cleaner design and better contrast
  • Added: Generator can now constrain to a maximum number of rows
  • Added: Random velocity now has a chance option
  • Added: Random transpose and octave, with probability, during playback
  • Added: Helper screen showing piano roll keybinding from right click menu
  • Changed: Sliders now have handles and multi-value sliders are more obvious
  • Changed: Buttons now only activate with left-mouse clicks unless it has a menu
  • Changed: Buttons with a right-click popup-menu now show an indicator on hovering
  • Changed: Right-click no longer deletes notes (use Ctrl/CMD + left mouse, or select and press Del/Backspace)
  • Changed: CC generator slider labels now show actual CC number
  • Changed: CC buttons draw faded if that CC has not envelope
  • Fixed: Possible crash when duplicating tracks in demo mode
  • Fixed: Possible hanging on Windows when adjusting multiple velocities
  • Fixed: Possible note blips when looping in the DAW
  • Fixed: Velocity sliders crashing for some users when dragging multiple
  • Fixed: Hovering over velocity sliders sometimes highlights wrong one
  • Fixed: Drag and drop crashing in rare cases
  • Fixed: Piano roll sometimes not refreshing when notes deleted using keyboard
  • Fixed: Phrase number parameter showing off by one in host