Release notes: Podolski

Updated with every release (beta versions and latest builds not included)

August 10, 2021

Podolski 1.2.3 (revision 12092)

Native M1 ARM support


  • Native support for Apple Silicon chips (M1)
  • macOS Big Sur compatibility
  • Improved GUI performance on Mac
  • Support for Oddsound MTS-ESP
  • Improved handling of junction links on Windows
  • Improved soundset installation
  • Preset browser bank name support

Fixed Bugs:

  • Fixed LFO free-running in single trigger mode
  • Fixed notes to be restricted to MIDI note range to prevent random audio glitches
  • Fixed global transpose not working in arpeggiator mode
  • Fixed crash when loading script presets (e.g. Randomizer)
  • Fixed rare crash on project reload
  • Fixed audio clicks when switching presets
  • Various framework fixes and improvements

Known Issues:

  • Context menus need plugin focus to work (Apple issue)

Special Notes:

  • AAX support on Mac removed temporarily (will come back in next update)
  • Updated minimum requirements, CPU needs to support SSE4.2 instruction set
  • Linux: minimum required glibc version is 2.28 (otherwise plugins won't show up)
  • macOS 32-bit support discontinued

January 30, 2020

Podolski 1.2.2 (revision 9724)


  • Mac installer notarized (Catalina)
  • NKS compatible
  • Windows installer improvements
  • UTF-8 support for installation paths
  • Improved VST3 implementation
  • New Preset Browser
  • Factory presets have been tagged
  • Drag & drop between browser and system file windows
  • Improved GUI response time on some Macs (sluggish GUI)
  • Windows UI performance improved (less CPU load with open GUI)
  • Mac installer improved to prevent permission issues
  • User defined MIDI CC sources replace expression and breath
  • Mouseover shows parameter values in Data Display
  • Plugin format and OS info shown next to revision number
  • Init preset can be loaded from Data Display (for Win users: also works via right-click)
  • Increased maximum number of installed skins from 10 to 20
  • Improved handling of 14-bit MIDI CC assignment
  • Sustain pedal now working according to standard (0-63 = off, 64-127 = on)

Fixed Bugs:

  • Fixed an issue with dialogs appearing transparent in Cubase 10.5 and Logic
  • Various small fixes and improvements

October 8, 2015

Podolski 1.2.1 (revision 3898)


  • 10% GUI scaling
  • AAX support
  • Minor improvements

Fixed Bugs:

  • Fixed Logic / Studio One "no GUI" bug

December 17, 2012

Podolski 1.2


  • Redesigned GUI
  • New presets
  • New installer
  • New user guide
  • Freeware
  • VST3 Mac/Win
  • 64-bit

April 6, 2005

Podolski 1.0

Initial release