asked Jun 07 '16 at 19:21 by Yofrom92 (41)


Hello, If it"s not possible to be in midi slave mode, I go back to Live Ableton. I can't imagine a software without this fonction. Bitwig is fantastic and I can't imagine you forgot the midi mode slave. I have old session in protools 8, on a old computer, and I can't move the tempi of sessions because the audio recording. I arrange the old sessions with Live ableton on another computer. Live Ableton is in slave mode to respect the original tempo of protools 8 (on the old computer) ; and all is ok.

But I wanted to change for Bitwig because I prefer this soft, and "Bullshit", there is no fuc.... midi slave mode. I can't believe it. Hey guys, wake up.
Thank you Best regards

   Yo (from Paris)

Go to setting->synchronization.

You can slave to MIDI or ABLETON Link.


  — (Feb 12 '19 at 11:03) fsciarra62

By the amount of people complaining about it, this should be priority number 1. It's sad I use to participate in some electronic music meetings, we do jams syncing our synths and daws (ableton) so everybody is on same clock and now the guys are using even network sync. But I simple can't do it with Bitwig. I was testing some webmidi scripts on the browser and I had to use an older version of ableton to test the browser as master clock too.


answered Jun 21 '16 at 18:57 by danielmiclos (21)

this is going to be a deal brreaker for me......i must be able to get reliable midi clock transport sync from studio one...or its back to ableton......


answered Feb 12 '19 at 09:25 by lukecorey1 (11)

No need to get back anywhere just for this. :-D

Go to SETTING->Synchronization

You will find that you can slave to MIDI clock and Ableton Link.

Best regards,



answered Feb 12 '19 at 11:07 by fsciarra62 (1.0k)

mm no ive tried that a hundred times...even with rtpmidi over go the bitwig clock runs at 2 thirds the studio one rate and not even evenly...!!! i can connect to ableton live with the same midi clock out of studio one and it drives ableton flawlessly????


answered Feb 15 '19 at 05:05 by lukecorey1 (11)

it is not following the midi clock from studio triggers clock start but it no where near the tempo even tho the bitwig counter appears to be roughly in time....sheesh guys notator could do this on my atari in 1985

  — (Mar 13 '19 at 08:34) lukecorey1

qn embarrassment for sure


answered Mar 13 '19 at 08:35 by lukecorey1 (11)

qn embarrassment for sure


answered Mar 13 '19 at 08:37 by lukecorey1 (11)

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