Release notes: Satin

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

June 1, 2018

Satin 1.3.1 (revision 7414)


  • New preset browser
  • NKS FX compatibility
  • macOS High Sierra compatibility
  • Plug-in format & OS info shown next to revision number
  • Init preset can be loaded from main display
  • Increased maximum number of skins from 10 to 20
  • Mouse-over shows parameter values in main display
  • Improved handling of 14-bit MIDI CC assignment
  • Added UTF-8 support for user names (registration)
  • Windows installer now certified
  • Improved uhx Compander behaviour, added legacy mode for backwards compatibility

Fixed Bugs:

  • Possible crash in Cubase when selecting presets (Mac only)
  • VST3 wasn't remembering preset name in main display (Windows only)
  • Instance parameters not recalled correctly in some hosts (Windows only)
  • Long preset names could overflow browser window
  • Some minor bugfixes and improvements

June 27, 2016

Satin 1.3 (revision 4596)


  • Added Preferences panel
  • New VST3 support
  • Improved MIDI learn functionality

Fixed Bugs:

  • Fixed an issue where the previous preset button was sometimes not responsive after navigating into an empty folder
  • Maschine 2: Fixed crashes when creating an empty project or quitting host after recording automation for Satin
  • Wavelab: Fixed an issue when using UI sizes other than 100% could garble the GUI. Fixed in VST2, still present in VST3
  • Metering: Fixed issue where dim ghost levels are shown in Satin's meter
  • Fixed the issue where Satin's modulation rate is totally different to Satin 1.1
  • Samplitude: Fixed an issue when deactivating Bypass mutes audio on same track
  • Fixed the issue when unlocking a parameter when grouped freezes GUI
  • Flanger: Fixed reversed waveform at 0.5 when MIDI triggering
  • Fixed an issue when naming of groups was not possible under some circumstances
  • Logic Pro X: Fixed crash when reordering or removing instances
  • Fixed issue when display shows 1 and 0 for many parameters
  • Fixed issue where preset parameters are not being spread correctly among grouped instances
  • Bypass and Bypass Tape buttons cause less clicking (but add mild phasing due to crossfade)

August 4, 2014

Satin 1.2 (revision 2577)


  • Greatly reduced overall memory consumption
  • Much faster GUI loading time
  • Value display now shows parameter units
  • Added MIDI IN activity LED
  • Added Undo / Redo
  • Added Same as feature for Circuit and Compander
  • Added new Analyzer options via right-click (eco / fast / glow)
  • Added choice of gamma adjustments to GUI editor for brightness control (right-click on GUI)
  • Added high definition UI images for use on large or high resolution displays (see Extras folder in .zip)
  • Added UI scaling in steps of 10%
  • Added blinking Bypass button
  • Mouse wheel can be rastered
  • Reworked installers for macOS and Windows
  • Updated manual
  • Added many other small improvements to software and GUI
  • AAX support (Pro Tools 10/11)

Fixed Bugs:

  • Fixed crash when switching presets at large buffer sizes
  • Fixed crash on Windows when using the mousewheel followed by mouse down
  • Fixed crash on macOS related to unreleased fonts
  • Fixed crash in Logic Pro X when reordering / removing instances
  • Fixed random crash in Cubase on quit or on closing / reloading same project
  • Fixed crash in Pro Tools which occurred when auto-save was turned on
  • Fixed crash when opening GUI while plug-in received program changes
  • Fixed an issues with latency adjusting & reporting on some hosts
  • Fixed several issues in Delay and Flange modes
  • Fixed automation issues in Ableton Live and Pro Tools
  • Fixed UI freezes with VST2 32-bit Carbon UIs on Mavericks
  • Fixed an issue with VST2 32-bit GUI sizes 100% which were not remembered when reopening GUI
  • Fixed laggy Preset Browser on macOS (especially 64-bit)
  • Fixed an issue where host bypass did not turn Analyzer off
  • Fixed an issue where the Analyzer was not working at 32 kHz
  • Fixed an issue with UI 10% scaling in some hosts
  • Fixed an issue where group names were not instantly updated in other instances
  • Fixed an issue where parameters and preset names were not properly propagated to grouped instances
  • Fixed an issue with handling of unicode preset file names
  • Fixed issue where reopening GUI added a "." to the preset name
  • Fixed occasional pops, clicks or dropouts

September 9, 2013

Satin 1.0 (revision 1837)

Initial release