asked Oct 30 '15 at 23:16 by Gruff (56)

Does anyone else get a blank line/clip/region on the first attempt at bouncing anything? 80% of the time when I'm either exporting audio or wanting to bounce in place I get a blank slot and then when I undo + retry it usually works? Its like the first go primes bigwig to work the 2nd time round.. Is there something glaringly obvious i'm not doing/got switched off?

I never experienced that on with BWS my system (Win 8, ASIO M-Audio Fast track USB), either for bouncing or exporting.

Does it happen with simple device or complex device chaining?

  — (Oct 31 '15 at 08:44) pakunoda


Solved in 1.3.2 RC1


answered Nov 17 '15 at 20:09 by MJ (501)

Both! the clip i'm trying to bounce in place at the moment has two devices on it and will not render anything more than a flat soundless line. I'm running the latest version on a mac pro 10.9 with 8gb RAM so processing shouldn't be an issue?


answered Oct 31 '15 at 17:00 by Gruff (56)

Can you give more details about this clip: internal devices or VST, etc? Can you post a screenshot? What is the routing, does the sound goes straight to the master? What option do you select when you bounce?

  — (Oct 31 '15 at 19:04) pakunoda

In this instance i'm using Serum VST but it's not exclusive to this scenario.. Attempt one - alt text

Result - alt text

Attempt 2 - alt text

Result - alt text

Audio export results in this file every time - alt text

Device chain is - alt text

And routing is - alt text

I get this result from most attempts to bounce be it midi, raw audio, clips, session view etc so its not particular to that setup. I can bounce through various different routings (speakers, master, buses etc) successfully but this is usually only the 2nd or 3rd attempt. Exporting audio does the same with a 80 byte file every time until it then randomly works. I've experienced this issue since version 1.1 but its got more common recently.


answered Nov 01 '15 at 20:21 by Gruff (56)

edited Nov 01 '15 at 20:23

I have a similar issue, 100% of the time i get the audio but no waveforms. Yosemite 10.10.5 Bitwig 1.3

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answered Nov 04 '15 at 10:23 by Antuan (693)

edited Nov 04 '15 at 10:25

Seems this bug is on the way to be squashed; read the bug fix list of the BWS 1.3.1 Release Candidate 3 here:

Remember this still a development version; you may want to wait a few weeks more to install a final 1.3.1 release and enjoy bouncing again.


answered Nov 05 '15 at 08:50 by pakunoda (966)

Same issue with 1.3.1 RC3 Also I can't open Bitwig twice since i've updated to El Capitan


answered Nov 05 '15 at 09:48 by Antuan (693)

yeah, that is a known ElCapitan bug. There's a few workarounds: 1) logout and back in 2) create a new user account and use that to run BWS 3) launch BWS from the app bundle (e.g. via terminal)

  — (Nov 09 '15 at 14:45) riot ♦♦

Still got problems with this with 1.3.1


answered Nov 15 '15 at 22:46 by MJ (501)

YES!!! That's a lot better now :)


answered Nov 18 '15 at 00:57 by Antuan (693)

looking good in 1.3.2!


answered Nov 20 '15 at 23:03 by Gruff (56)

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