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29th September 2008

Added another skin for Chainer v1.03

By now there are two Chainer skins available for download. These skins were kindly provided by Dan T. and grymmjack. Thanks a lot!

17th October 2002

Chainer has been updated to v1.03 [Win98/ME/2000/XP/Vista] [NOT Win95]

Changes since the last release:

  • Fixed an Emagic Logic automation problem.
  • Preset Lab: morph, randomize and a new mix function.
  • Multi column preset list.
  • Plugins in sub menus are now sorted correctly.
  • Plugin duplicates in the plugin lists are hidden now.
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3rd October 2002

Chainer has been updated to v1.02

Changes since the last release:

  • The signal can now be sent to other channels.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented that Chainer could start on some systems.
  • Added some items to the menu bar (standalone version).

30th September 2002

Chainer has been updated to v1.01

Only two changes since the last release:

  • Added submenus to the plugin menus.
  • "Corrupted font" bug fixed.

27th September 2002

Chainer v1.0 released

Chainer v1.0 has been released and is available for US$60. Click here to order.

Changes since the last release:

  • Several bugfixes (ASIO support,...).
  • New randomize mode.
  • Morphing feature: creates a new preset from two others.
  • Bypass button added to plugin editors.
  • Plugin editors aren't closed when the plugin is bypassed (hold "Shift" to do this).
  • "All Notes Off" hotkey (standalone version).
  • Saving of presets enabled in the demo version (loading only in the full version).
  • Several other internal changes.

28th August 2002

Chainer v1.0 beta released

Chainer is a multi-effect and multi-instrument rack for musicians and sound designers. It's a VST host that runs as a standalone application, VST effect and VST instrument.

Chainer allows you to stream the ASIO or VST input signal through up to 10 chains of VST effects so you can use your PC as a realtime multi-effect processor.

In addition Chainer enables you to play several VST instruments at the same time. You can layer several instruments to create complex sounds or you may play instruments on different MIDI channels: Chainer turns your PC into a multi-timbral sound generator.

Some features of Chainer

  • VST(i) and ASIO host.
  • Standalone application and VST(i) plugin.
  • Turns your PC into:
    • Realtime multi-effect device.
    • Multi-timbral sound generator.
  • Streams the ASIO/VST input signal through up to 10 chains of VST effects.
  • Several VST instruments playable simultaneously.
  • VST instruments playable on different MIDI channels.
  • 100 slots for VST(i) plugins per instance of Chainer.
  • Chainer and VST plugin parameters controllable through MIDI CC messages and VST automation.
  • Creates 16/24/32bit multi-samples from your VST instruments (WAV, SF2).
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