asked Dec 07 '14 at 11:12 by TAUL (81)


Will BitwigStudio supports MIDI program change data for hardware instruments? If "yes", How do I insert it?

I hope that Bitwig adds this functionality in the future, but in the mean time you can use the program change VST from this project:


answered Dec 07 '14 at 17:31 by lewk (26)

I have not been able to get pizmidi's midiProgramChange plugin to work in Bitiwig. has anyone else had any success?

  — (Nov 03 '15 at 06:07) gkillmaster

o wait! I finally got this to work. Just make sure the "Mode" is set to "Direct" and not "Triggered" and it seems to work fine!

  — (Nov 03 '15 at 06:19) gkillmaster

I expect this feature in BWS really soon too ! To be able to define a program change per clip... this is one of the required features to control external hardware synths, along with midi and track delay.


answered Mar 04 '15 at 23:52 by guyhom (31)

Thank you responding. I hope that will come in Bitwig, with feturing another some MIDI-controllers.


answered Dec 08 '14 at 12:35 by TAUL (81)

I'm using pizmidi on the same track before the software instrument but I can't get this to work. Can anyone explain step by step to get this to work?

thank you!


answered May 06 '15 at 00:03 by gkillmaster (167)

forgot to mention that in my case, I want to change the preset of the software instrument, not an external instrument.


answered May 06 '15 at 00:04 by gkillmaster (167)

I just discovered that Studio One has this feature. In the inspector, it has a bank and program change number that can be automated. Would be amazing to see one day in Bitwig! And Live has it in clip parameters too...


answered May 06 '15 at 02:32 by gkillmaster (167)

edited May 06 '15 at 21:01

Does anyone know if this functionality is in 1.2? thank you!


answered Oct 04 '15 at 17:38 by gkillmaster (167)

The functionality is not there yet, but I'm successfully able to do Program Changes with the pizmidi's midiProgramChange plugin and Kontakt. Currently using Bitwig Studio 1.3.6 RC1, El Capitan 10.11.3 (Beta).

  — (Dec 24 '15 at 05:05) ZAU

I also dream of being able to natively send MIDI Program Change data.

Also dreaming of basic System Exclusive Message support (passing Sysex Messages from VST to Audio Interface at the minimum)! Come onnnnnnn Bitwig!


answered Dec 29 '15 at 01:15 by wygonjinn (281)

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