Rayzoon - Jamstix 1.71 (Pc)

Version 1.71 - 11/8/2006

* modified interpolation to reduce CPU usage, especially in projects with higher samplerates
* Jamstix now saves the data received from the host during loading immediately to disk as 'last_arrangement.dat' in the Jamstix folder. This file can be loaded manually via 'Load Arrangement' under the disk icon of the arranger. The function is useful to recover an arrangement from an unloadable/partially corrupted host project file
* added new ini option 'DefaultFillHatMode' to control how Jamstix handles hats in fills:
o DefaultFillHatMode=0 - Jamstix randomly assigns a hat mode to each fill (default)
o DefaultFillHatMode=1 - HiHats are off during the fill
o DefaultFillHatMode=2 - HiHats switch to half-open during the fill
o DefaultFillHatMode=3 - HiHats continue to play as the rhythm states during the fill
* clicking on the label 'Mapping' in the mapping tab will now write a MIDI drum map text file for use as a reference
* fixed problem with output routing resetting to one output for a sound group when reloading a saved project with multiple outputs used within a sound group
* fixed problem with MIDI output recording in some hosts (i.e. REAPER, Sonar 6)
* fixed changing funkiness or complexity while looping in audio free jam not having any effect

From the homepage:
State-Of-The-Art Virtual Drummer

* a VSTi drummer that can jam with you like a human drummer would. Steroids for your creativity!
* analyzes MIDI input as well as audio input (with limitations) in real-time and develops rhythms and adjusts parameters instantaneously, giving you the feel of playing with a human drummer
* Limb-Priority-Control ensures that the output is at all times playable by a human drummer. You can layer rhythms and fills and accents as you wish and never have to worry about whether the result sounds realistic. No more ten-armed drummers!
* incredibly realistic drumming with just a few mouse clicks thanks to features such as velocity variance, auto-cymbals, random accents, probable notes and automatic switch rules, such as ride over hihat on high velocity, sidestick over snare on low velocity, no-ghosting on low velocity and more

High Quality Sounds

* built-in high-quality drum sample player with up to 9 velocity layers and controllable ambience
* alternate samples remove machine-gun effect by varying sound at the same velocity (Paks only)
* sophisticated layering creates realistic sound accumulations based on drum types
* route sounds to 4-17 stereo outputs (adjustable)
* extensive sound library that can be expanded via expansion Paks

Integrates With Other Sound Modules

* integrated VSTi sub-hosting allows usage of any VSTi drum synthesizer, such as BFD™ and DFHS™. Combine the sounds of your favorite drum plugin with the jam power and realism of Jamstix!
* flexible key and velocity mapping
* MIDI output as well as export to MIDI file for maximum flexibility

Full Rhythm And Arrangement Control

* built-in arranger allows easy control of rhythms,intros,fills and endings in sync with your sequencer
* easy-to-use but powerful rhythm editor allows changing rhythms. Comes with a library of hundreds of ready-to-use rhythms covering various genres
* over 60 MIDI-automation parameters allow control of various aspects of Jamstix by the host sequencer

Multiple Workflows

* "Manual Jam": create complex drum tracks by hand faster than ever before
* "Free Jam": let Jamstix come up with new rhythms with or without MIDI/audio input
* "Keyword Jam": let Jamstix choose from library rhythms based on keywords
* "Keyboard Jam": play Jamstix from a keyboard, controlling velocity, rhythm changes, accents, style changes etc.

Jamstix also offers "LiveLoops" to create reliable and structured live performances with control over song sections sequence and repetition via key or foot controller


* VSTi 2.0 compliant virtual instrument with 4 to 17 separate outputs and MIDI-to-host output
* Sub-Host for a single VSTi (compatibility to specific products is not guaranteed. Use the demo to test prior to purchase) with full recall capability
* Internal sample playback engine with 370MB of drum samples (expandable via Paks) with adjustable per-sample ambience
* Library of 300+ rhythms and 240+ accents, fills, intros and endings
* Full-featured rhythm editor
* 1000-bar arranger in sync with host sequencer to control rhythm changes, intros, fills and ending
* Flexible Input-Output MIDI mapping with velocity translation to match any VSTi key layout and character
* Metronome with voice count and stick sound
* Supported sample rates: 44.1 - 96 kHz
* Copy protection: License Key


* Windows XP or 2k
* P3 or Athlon 500MHz CPU (2GHz+ recommended)
* 512MB RAM
* 500MB free hard drive space
* VSTi 2.0 compliant host


Jamstix has been successfully tested in these hosts. However, since hosts and Jamstix can be used in myriads of ways, make sure to test drive the demo in your environment and your workflow

* Cubase SX
* Sonar
* Ableton Live
* Tracktion
* FL Studio
* Pro Tools (requires VST/RTAS 2.0 wrapper)
* Orion
* n-Track
* Chainer
* energyXT
* Forte
* Bidule
* MiniHost
* SAVIHost

Price: 99 dollar