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Helio Workstation

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Found interesting 'DAW' or composer, what ever https://helio.fm/

I like how it shows composition, and way it shows selected scale, and how to enter notes and chords there. However, I did not find how to use some other sound than piano there? Anybody else have tested it, and have more ability to use it?
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Re: Helio Workstation

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Nice find, looks interesting.
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Ok, I found out how to add instruments. Studio->Orchestra pit, Scan dir for vst plugins. And then select some synth, and 'add new instrument'

For keybindings, check https://raw.githubusercontent.com/helio ... hemes.json

Buggy and definitely not complete DAW, but for composing with midi, great tool.
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Re: Helio Workstation

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Thanks for that hint. I like helio very much.
Unfortunately I can't hear any sound from helio after starting jack. Do you have the same issue?
Is it possible to integrate it into ardour?
OS: debian 10 DAW: ardour 5

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hdr wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 11:02 pm
Thanks for that hint. I like helio very much.
Unfortunately I can't hear any sound from helio after starting jack. Do you have the same issue?
Is it possible to integrate it into ardour?
I am running jack and pulse all the time, and Helio works ok. Is doesn't seem to create jack port, so it outputs to pulseaudio.
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