RELEASE NOTES

2016-11-30:
Version 2.0

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What's New
  • Improved VST compatibility and stability.
  • Sandboxed plug-ins: a crashing plug-in will not crash other plug-ins or host.
  • iLok authorization (iLok 1, 2, 3 & disk authorization supported).
  • Improved compatibility with macOS 10.12 (Sierra).
  • Fixed display of non-Retina plug-ins on Retina displays.
  • Improved stability of plug-ins with Carbon UI.
  • Fixed URS plug-ins not being detected and wrapped.
  • Fixed VST Virus PowerCore crash.
  • Fixed Sonnox Inflator crash in some situations.
  • Fixed NI B4 II crash.
  • Fixed Tone2 Filter crash in some situations.
  • Installer: improved plug-in wrapping performance.
  • Manager: improved initial plug-in scanning behavior.
  • Manager: fixed sorting by path.
  • Manager: added "Date Added" field.

2016-06-17:
Version 2.0 - Public Beta 1

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Changes
  • All new VST plug-ins support.
  • Freshly redesigned and improved plug-ins manager application.
  • Offline authorization.
  • Bug fixes and performance optimizations.

2016-01-13:
Version 1.0.10

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Changes
  • Fixed comptability with 10.6.8.
  • Installer now requires reboot.

2015-12-28:
Version 1.0.9

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Changes
  • Improved: AU Side-Chain.
  • Fixed: Waves plug-ins under Digital Performer.
  • Fixed: Vienna Ensemble Pro not showing UI.
  • Fixed: Altiverb 6 fails to validate under modern OS X versions.

2015-09-09:
Version 1.0.8

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Changes
  • Improved stability with Digital Performer 9.x.
  • Mac OS X 10.11 (El-Capitan) Comptability.

2015-05-20:
Version 1.0.7

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Changes
  • Improved thread mechanism to avoid race-conditions.
  • Fixed AU window not closing under some hosts
  • Fixed window resize for Cocoa & Carbon based plug-ins

2015-04-13:
Version 1.0.6

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Bug Fixes
  • Fixed crashes with Ableton Live 9.2
  • Fixed occasional crashes in plug-ins based on older versions of Core Audio SDK

2014-08-14:
Version 1.0.5

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  • Fix rare crashes when closing Virtual Guitarist and some other VSTGUI based plugins
  • Work around Virtual Guitarist file descriptor leak bug
  • Fix GUI problems in Ableton Live
  • Fix plugin manager crashes when non-AU plugins placed in AU plugins folder

2014-05-05:
Version 1.0.4

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General Bug-Fixes
  • Fixed problem with plugins which have several version available simultaneously
  • Fixed crash with URS plug-ins when writing automation
  • Fixed Destroy FX Buffer Override tempo sync not working
  • Fixed crash with IK Multimedia plug-ins in case the authorization wizard is left open for more than one minute
  • Fixed DAW hang caused by IK Multimedia’s authorization wizard window being hidden behind the DAW window; such hidden windows are now correctly brought forward
  • Fixed crash with Arturia Analog Factory in Live
  • Fixed most Pluggo validation crashes
  • Fixed Abbey Road plug-ins UI not being refreshed after loading a preset
  • Fixed some plug-ins failing to open due to component flags mismatches
  • Fixed resurrected plug-in crashing in case the original 32-bit plug-in has been removed. Instead, the plug-in just fails to open.
  • Fixed memory leaks
Fixes & Improvements
  • Added support for multiple screens
  • Added support for plug-in windows resizing
  • Improved Digital Performer plug-in windows behavior - windows get “out of the way” when appropriate
  • Fixed plug-in windows sometimes detaching from frame
  • Fixed scenario where a plug-in window could be incorrectly hidden after clicking on it, in case a different application’s window overlaps with it
  • Fixed other applications’ invisible windows hiding plug-in windows
  • Enabled resurrection of Novation Automap and Longcat H3D
  • Installer automatically updates previously resurrected plug-ins - no need to manually re-resurrect after installation
  • Fixed 32 Lives manager crash when scanning components which do not contain Audio Units

2014-02-19:
Version 1.0.3

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Changes
  • Fixed crash with AudioEase Speakerphone
  • Fixed crash with GSi VB3
  • Fixed plug-in windows being dragged out of their DAW’s window if the window title is double clicked before dragging
  • Fixed plug-in windows sometimes disappearing with a DAW in full-screen mode
  • Fixed plug-in windows sometimes disappearing when moving back to the DAW from another app in full-screen mode
  • Fixed unclosable plug-in windows in Digital Performer - plug-in windows now disappear properly if covered by DP’s main window
  • Fixed plug-in windows sometimes blacking out in Triumph, Fidelia and QLab
  • Fixed some plug-ins not forwarding keyboard events to host
  • Added Check for Update menu item

2014-02-03:
Version 1.0.2

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Changes
  • 32 Lives is now compatible with OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard
  • Performance optimizations
  • Fixed 32 Lives plug-ins windows staying on top even when host’s plug-in windows are hidden
  • Fixed 32 Lives plug-ins window titles disappearing in Ableton Live
  • Fixed Liquid Mix (Mono) crash
  • Fixed crash on render in Audiofile Engineering Triumph
  • Fixed memory leaks
  • Fixed demo evaluation message popping up multiple times in Digital Performer’s plug-ins validation
  • Fixed 32 Lives sometimes crashing when exiting host
  • Fixed possible 32 Lives hang in case a plug-in crashes validation
  • Changed “Email/User” field in installer to “Email”

2014-01-06:
Version 1.0.1

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Changes
  • Fixed crash in Ableton Live when closing set while plugin GUIs are open
  • Fixed crash with Line 6 POD Farm in Ableton Live

2014-01-02:
Version 1.0.0

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Changes
  • Trial version now available. In the trial version changes are not saved and the plugins are faded for a few seconds periodically
  • Fixed rare crash bug with Destroy FX Buffer Override
  • Fixed rare bug when recording automation in some plugins such as Access Virus
  • Fixed bug causing validation errors in OS X 10.7.5
  • Work around bug in Access Virus, where in previous versions of 32 Lives as well as in Logic 9 without 32 Lives, parameter values change as the user scrolls the arrange window while automation graphs are visible
  • Performance improvements

2013-12-19:
Version 0.9.16

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Changes
  • Major, significant performance optimizations. 32 Lives is now much lighter on the CPU than before.
  • Fixed poor performance causing temporary hangs in Logic X when changing knobs and during automation with Access Virus and other plugins
  • Fixed crash bug introduced in 0.9.5 when changing knobs in Access Virus
  • Fixed crash in Studio One when deleting plugins while their GUIs are open
  • Fixed crash with Circular Labs Mobius when closing the plugin window while its settings windows are open
  • Fixed sporadic crashes in validation
  • Fixed problem causing 32 Lives not to close when the DAW closes
  • Fixed bug causing JACK insert to fail validation
  • Fixed memory leak bugs

2013-11-28:
Version 0.9.15

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Changes
  • Fixed bug related to interaction with UAD plugins affecting Sylenth1
  • Fixed bug causing occasional validation crashes with Stillwell and Schwa plugins
  • Work around an issue in TC Electronic Unwrap causing validation errors
  • Fixed GUI bug for VST plugins wrapped using FXpansion VST-AU adapter such as NeuronVS
  • Fixed GUI position bug when changing plugin window layout in some DAWs
  • Plugin validation start time optimization
  • 32 Lives works in DAWs in full-screen mode
  • Clicking on wrapped plugin GUIs does not affect the DAW menu
  • When 32 Lives wrapped plugins are running, a status icon in the top menubar indicates that instead of an icon in the dock
  • Wrapped plugins in the components folder appear with a 32 Lives icon rather than the original plugin's icon and properties
  • Disk space optimization for wrapped plugins

2013-11-18:
Version 0.9.14

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  • Fixed GUI bug affecting Sonic Charge Synplant in OS X 10.9 Mavericks

2013-11-14:
Version 0.9.13

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Changes
  • 32 Lives works in OS X 10.7 Lion
  • Fixed race condition bug causing sporadic validation errors
  • Fixed problem causing occasional failures in giving the tempo and playhead location to plugins
  • Fixed bug introduced in version 0.9.11 affecting Audio Ease Cabinet
  • GUI improvement under Ableton Live
  • Installer is now code signed

2013-10-29:
Version 0.9.12 - Mavericks Hotfix

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Changes
  • Fixed crashes in validation on OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • Fixed plugin GUI problems in Mavericks

2013-10-14:
Version 0.9.11 Release Candidate 1

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Changes
  • Fixed bug introduced in version 0.9.10 affecting Luxonix LFX-1310
  • Fixed problem affecting GFORCE Software ImpOSCar 1
  • Fixed problem affecting TC Electronic UnWrap
  • Fixed crash occurring when plugins fail to load (due to disconnected hardware etc.)
  • Keyboard events are now passed to host
  • Plugin window position tracks host window while dragging
  • Plugin windows hide properly
  • Performance improvements

2013-10-10:
Version 0.9.10

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Changes
  • Fixed bug introduced in version 0.9.9 affecting validation of iZotope plugins
  • Fixed bug affecting Novaltec Character, Tube-Tech CL-1B and others
  • Fixed problem affecting AM Music Technology ProSoloVst
  • Fixed problem causing 32 lives not to quit when Logic does
  • Improved compatability with OS X 10.9 Mavericks

2013-10-08:
Version 0.9.9

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Changes
  • Fixed bug introduced in version 0.9.6 affecting PowerCore plugins
  • Plugin GUIs are now placed at their normal positions
  • Stability fixes

2013-10-06:
Version 0.9.8

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Changes
  • Fixed bug introduced in version 0.9.7 causing Slate FG-X and some other plugins not to show up in 32 Lives Plug-in Manager
  • Fixed bug affecting Tone2 Filterbank3 introduced in version 0.9.6
  • Fixed problems affecting Pluggo plugins
  • Stability fixes

2013-10-03:
Version 0.9.7

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Changes
  • Fixed GUI and validation problems in OS X 10.7
  • Fixed problem affecting Ableton Live 9 introduced in 0.9.6 release
  • Fixed problem affecting Madrona Labs Aaltoverb
  • Fixed problem affecting some plugins with only generic GUI such as [email protected] Bouncy
  • Fixed occasional crash on exit
  • Stability fixes
  • Significant performance improvements
  • Manager has new menu actions for clearing Logic's AU cache

2013-09-18:
Version 0.9.6

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Changes
  • Fixed memory leaks
  • Fixed GUI issues with some Abbey Road and Softube plugins
  • Fixed compatibility problem affecting Acustica Audio's Nebula
  • Fixed problem with control surface changes not reflecting in some plugin GUIs
  • Fixed window positioning problem
  • Fixed problem with loading some wrapped VSTs
  • Stability fixes
  • Side-chain now works
  • Performance improvements
  • 32 Lives Plug-ins Manager now resurrects plugins located in the user Components directory as well
  • Plug-ins manager now displays manufacturer names and plug-in versions

2013-09-15:
Version 0.9.5

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Changes
  • 32 Lives now loads plugins which fail validation in Logic 9 in OS X 10.7 and above, such as iZotope Trash, Spectron, Abbey Road Brilliance Pack and others (but there are currently gui issues with Brilliance Pack)
  • Fixed problem with recording automation from plugin gui
  • Fixed rare problem with wrapping plugins

2013-09-11:
Version 0.9.4

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  • Fixed bug in 0.9.3 release that made it fail wrapping plugins.

2013-09-10:
Version 0.9.3

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Changes
  • Fixed frozen GUI problems for Antares Auto-Tune EVO, Peavey ReValver MKIII, and others
  • Fixed problem with plugins that crash validation causing Logic to crash too
  • 32 Lives automatically quits when Logic does
  • Fixed memory leak

2013-09-10:
Version 0.9.2

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Changes
  • Fixed Tempo / Musical location sync problem
  • Fixed GUI issues with some TC plugins and Little Endian SpectrumWorx
  • Fixed plugin load error problem with SpectrumWorx
  • Fixed validation error affecting NewGen MonoFilter and others
  • Fixed "Fatal error" problem affecting Antares plugins (but GUI does not work yet)

2013-09-06:
Version 0.9.1

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  • Fixed "Fatal error" problem affecting some Abbey Road and URS plugins.

2013-09-05:
Version 0.9.0 Initial Release!

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  • 32 Lives released as open beta.