asked Jan 27 '15 at 08:37 by bbarker3 (316)

edited Jan 27 '15 at 16:10


Can't figure out how to step enter notes from my midi keyboard - anyone know? Don't see anything that will put me in Step Input Mode. This same function is described in Logic here:

I'd like to second (through 9th) this request. It's something that's keeping me in another daw for longer than I'd like!

  — (Dec 31 '15 at 20:59) brucethehoon

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I'm trying to make the switch from Renoise and honestly the thought of clicking for every single note I want to input is... less than ideal, especially as someone with RSI issues. This would become a core part of my workflow if it were available.


answered May 17 at 15:34 by jneen (41)

No, currently there is no step mode.

We might add this later, since i've just packed this feature request on our wishlist - thank you!


answered Jan 29 '15 at 15:05 by riot ♦♦ (1.7k)

Great to hear riot. Thanks for this FR bbarker3!

  — (Jan 29 '15 at 20:42) Solidtrax

Sign me up for step recording input too! I do a lot of scoring (using orchestra libraries) which means a lot of note entry, too much to do all by mouse, and too detailed to record in realtime. Just this one feature would make it possible for me to do a lot more work within Bitwig.


answered Aug 14 '18 at 03:33 by ShaneTurner (31)


This is one of the features I've been longing most for since moving over to Bitwig.


answered Aug 18 '18 at 20:13 by kristoferpall (31)

edited Aug 18 '18 at 20:13

We need step recording!


answered Aug 21 '18 at 13:56 by Enrize (249)

Yes, this is very important for me. when it will be implemented????


answered Sep 23 '18 at 15:57 by hharren (20)

I only bought Bitwig 4 days ago. This step sequencing / recording is something I‘d like to have too!! Since the first questions here is three years old and it’s still not implemented my expectations are not too high... :-(


answered Dec 28 '18 at 12:17 by Platinfish77 (31)

I have not yet bought Bitwig, I am currently trying out the demo. This feature would go a long way towards convincing me.


answered May 16 '17 at 10:44 by taco_indenbosch (21)

+1 yes please


answered Aug 22 at 15:52 by Scoox (51)

It's a fundamental in MIDI editing toolset sadly missing from Bitwig. The weak MIDI editor really rules Bitwig out for serious scoring work. That is a great shame because its great strength elsewhere is exceptionally useful. MIDI editing is at the heart of writing for film and games and it's the only thing currently keeping me in Ableton Live for that kind of work.


answered Sep 25 at 22:38 by CIGAudio (21)

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