Groove Shaper

01. Groove Shaper: Getting Started (Plugin Scanner)

When you first open the plugin, a pop-up window will appear.  Click the ‘Scan’ button to initiate the scanning process, and it will take a few minutes to complete.  If you are satisfied with the listed plugins, click on ‘Close Scanner.’ Alternatively, if you wish to further customise the plugin list, click   ‘Add Custom […]

02. Groove Shaper: User Interface Guide – Header

Header 1 – Host – Click here to select your preferred Synth or Sampler instruments.   2 – Time – Click here to reveal a dropdown list to choose your time signature for the Shape Sequencer.  3 – Bars – Click here to modify the loop length of the sequencer. Four steps are equal to […]

03. Groove Shaper: Introducing the Shape Blocks

DRAG & DROP: The lower eight blocks are known as the ‘Shape Blocks’. Users can drag and drop desired shapes into the Shape Sequencer located above. HOW SHAPE BLOCKS WORK: Shapes are represented based on the number of sides they possess, and the notes are distributed across a beat (equivalent to a quarter note). For […]

04. Groove Shaper: Sequencer Settings

1. ON/OFF –  Click here to either bypass the sequencer or activate it. 2. Global Gate – Use this slider to adjust the global gate length of the sequencer. 3. Swing – Utilise this slider to infuse your rhythm with the desired amount of swing.  4. Global Velocity – Use this slider to adjust the […]

05. Groove Shaper: Shape Settings

1 – Note Velocity – This tab allows you to fine-tune the velocity of each note within a shape. Each bar corresponds to an individual note and the number of bars varying based on the shape type. These bars can be adjusted by dragging them vertically to modify the velocity value, ranging from 0 to […]

06. Groove Shaper: Magic Dice

Magic Dice enables you to generate fresh rhythms, offering six algorithms to select from. These algorithms are tailored to different types of instruments, as listed below. To generate, click the button located at the centre, and you can switch algorithms by using the navigation buttons.

07. Groove Shaper: Built-In Sampler

With the built-in sampler, you have the ability to effortlessly drag and drop audio samples from your DAW or any external browser. The sampler includes essential parameters such as volume, pitch, attack, and decay, offering comprehensive control over your audio. The folder icon located above the drag-and-drop window enables easy navigation of samples via Finder […]

08. Groove Shaper: Toolbar

1 – Undo & Redo – To undo or redo the last adjustment you made within the plug-in.  2 – Help Text – Provides help prompts to learn about the controls and function while you’re working. 3 – Sequencer Views Shape View: This default view visualises rhythms using our Groove Shaper’s shape system. An asterisk […]

09. Groove Shaper: Settings Menu

 Global Settings   Tempo      Ext (DAW): The sequencer’s tempo will synchronise with the DAW.       Internal: This option allows you to set an independent tempo within sequencer. Transpose – This feature enables you to transpose the input MIDI signal, allowing transposition up and down by two octaves within the range of -24 […]

10. Groove Shaper: Using Groove Shaper MFX (MIDI FX format)

Tutorial Video Unleash the power of Groove Shaper MIDI FX in your DAW! This quick tutorial covers its easy integration in your favourite DAWs such as Ableton, Logic Pro X, Cubase, Reaper, Studio One, and FL Studio. Learn to effortlessly use your DAW’s stock plugins or record directly Groove Shaper’s MIDI output directly into your […]

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