asked Apr 14 '17 at 23:39 by Zechaone1 (81)

edited Apr 17 '17 at 20:32


Hey maybe there is a trick or I am missing something but Please add timestretch functionality in the Sampler, having to import smaller samples onto timeline, then stretch, then slice or save or whatever, seems to be a wasted step! And possibly add the choice for which samples you want to be raw, repitched and hd stretched be in the sampler device also, maybe I'm looking at it the opposite way of what is there but workflow is so slowed the way it is now, this also makes makes for some great quick and dirty grain synthesis stuff with multi-samples layering, etc; If not this then add something that does this as a modulator, with position and size of grains, If anybody knows a method that would allow something like this with what's available now please speak up, I'm just trying to avoid dragging all of my samples to the timeline, reworking and editing THEN dropping into sampler by way of slice or dragging directly, which if you are just dragging a chunk of audio to the drumrack directly but haven't created a sampler device to drop it into it only does it automatically about half the time anyway, the other half of the time it crashes the audio engine for some reason, it also does this when I slice "raw" ...damn annoying glitch on top of everything else! Bitwig Q&A'ers rock On! Thanks!

Yes, I was surprised to not see stretching / warping in Sampler - it's a crucial feature for doing multi-sampled instruments!

One workaround for this could be:

  • set the Sampler to not follow the note keys (the piano icon in top left),
  • add a Key Tracking modulator to the Sampler, set it up as Relative with Spread of 12,
  • make sure that both Sampler and Key Tracking have the same note as a base/root, e.g. C3,
  • put the Pitch Shifter in Sampler's FX and modulate its Pitch knob by the output of the Key Tracking,
  • adjust the Grain on Pitch Shifter to your liking, although I find the default value of 10kHz (I think?) to sound the best.

It's not perfect, but for small deviations from the root note it works decently.

Here's how it should look like: alt text


answered Aug 16 '17 at 14:19 by antic604 (339)

edited Aug 17 '17 at 10:08

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