Bidule v0.9715 user manual

Sebastien Beaulieu

Vincent Trussart

David Viens


Table of Contents

1. Introduction : Bidule's Concepts
2. User Interface
Palette
Bidules
Find Next
Use Next
History
Patchbay
Modules (aka 'bidules')
Connectors
Basic Bidules Connections
Advanced Bidules Connections
Context Menu
Mouse Usage and Hot Keys
Toolbar Features
Parent (Go up a level)
Parameters
MediaPool
Palette
On/Off
Preferences
User Interface
VST
AU
ReWire
Disk I/O
DSP
MIDI
Main menu/Menubar
File Menu
Edit Menu
Tools Menu
Bidules Toolbar
Presets
Parameter Properties Dialog
Parameter Locking Dialog
3. Synchronizing tempo and musical position between modules
4. Bidules
Audio File bidules
Audio Buffer
Boboche Looper
Granulator
Looper
Player
Recorder
Effects bidules
Buffer Granulator
Deconcrisseur
Dither
Moog VCF
Time Domain Convolver
Instrument bidules
Boboche Sampler
MIDI bidules
Arpeggiator
Buffer
Buffer (Synced)
CC Latch
CC Splitter
CC To Params
CC Value Scaler
MIDI Delay
MIDI Delay (Synced)
Aftertouch Filter
Aftertouch Pressure Filter
CC Filter
CC Value Filter
Channel Filter
Channel Pressure Filter
Channel Pressure Pressure Filter
Comparison Filter
Message Filter
Misc Sysex Filter
Note Filter
Note Velocity Filter
Program Change Filter
Pitchbend Value Filter
Key Switch
MIDI Clock To Sync
MIDI To Value
NRPN To Params
Note Latch
Note Number To Param
Note On To Value List
Note Shuffler
Note Splitter
Note Velocity To Params
Particle Arpeggiator
Program Change To Params
RPN To Params
MIDI Remappers bidules
Splitter
Step Sequencer
Sync to MIDI Clock
MIDI Transposers bidules
Velocity Scaler
MIDI File bidules
MIDI File Looper
MIDI File Player
MIDI File Recorder
Misc bidules
Audio Dummy
Clock
Comment
HID Data Extractor
Key Sender
Key Stroke
Matrix Sequencer
MIDI Dummy
Sync Transport
Variables Multi
Wave Folder
XY
Mixing bidules
Crossfader
Fadercross
Gain
Mono Mixers
Stereo Mixers
Pan
Stereo Squeezer
Continuous Surround Panner
Mono ITU Mixers
Modulation bidules
Parameter Modulator (Absolute)
Parameter Modulator (relative)
Monitoring bidules
Audio Monitor
Audio Stats
Audio Value Display
Frequency Value Display
Level Meter
Magnitude Value Display
MIDI Value Display
MIDI Monitor
MIDI Monitor 2
WaveViewer
Routing bidules
Audio Matrix
Audio Switcher
Input Selector
MIDI Matrix
MIDI Switcher
MIDI Switcher 2 ports
Output Selector
Spectral bidules
Bin Delay
Bin Delay (wrong)
Cherizer
Crossfader
FFT
File Looper
Freeze
Frequency
Graph
Graph Analyzer
Graph EQ
Inverter
Magnitude
Pitch Scaler
Resynthesizer
Spectral To Loudest Freq/Amp
Spectral To MIDI
Sustain
iFFT
Devices
MIDI Device
Audio Device
Building Blocks
Audio File
Delay Line
Envelopes
Filters
Gate
Gate Clock
MIDI
Map
Math
Crossfader (Basic)
Multi-tap Delay
OSC
Oscillators
Sample And Hold
Sanitizer
Smoother
Stack
Sync Creator
Sync Extractor
Trigger
Trigger Clock
5. VST and VSTi support
Input/outputs configurations
Tempo Sync
Plugins availability
VST banks and parameters vs MIDI CCs and program changes
VST errors reported by Bidule
Yet to be implemented VST Features
6. ReWire support
Bidule ReWire support.
Basics
ReWire Devices Config
ReWire Slave Basics
ReWire Sync
Sending MIDI to ReWire Devices
Troubleshooting ReWire Problems
7. Groups
Creating a new group
Creating a new group from a selection of bidules and links
Group navigation
Exporting group parameters
Editing group properties
Saving Groups
Group Manager
Group Submenu
8. Building Synthesizer Groups
Making a voice Group
Polyphonic Adapter
Advanced Polyphonic synth topics
9. Presets support
Presets
VST Presets
Preset Buttons
Saving VST Presets
AU Presets
Preset Buttons
Group/bidule Presets
Preset Buttons
Creating Default Bidule Presets
Automating Presets
10. Meter Adaptation Explained
11. OSC/Open Sound Control
What is OSC?
OSC Server Implementation
OSC Client Implementation
What can I do with OSC?
12. Troubleshooting
13. Acknowledgements
14. Plogue Bidule Revision History

List of Tables

8.1. How it works