Advanced Midi Routing for Renoise

There are numerous reasons to send MIDI data between Renoise and another program, merge MIDI data or even send MIDI data to a different computer.

In this tutorial I will try to cover every possible scenario.

This article focuses on PCs running Windows. However, the guidelines may also apply to other platforms.


Submit your XRNT Device Chains!

The testing of Renoise 1.9 betas continue. We all hope you're doing your very best to hunt out those bugs. Right now we need a little creativity for a project - we need effect chains in the XRNT format. If you have made some interesting FX combinations, let the world hear them and let us include them into the final release. Please use only internal Renoise FX for the device chains, so that they always work out of the box without having this or that VST installed. Have a look at some of the examples here and submit your own:

BeatBattle 5 Prizes

BeatBattle 5's Final Ranking has been published, so it is time to give all the winners their prizes. In fact, all plugins from CamelAudio, Crysonic, NUSofting and Tone2, and the Trotch discography, have already been given away. We are now collecting personal information from those who win the Renoise licenses and WusikStations. At the moment of writing, we have sent e-mails to ranks 5 to 9. If you are one of them, please answer as quickly as possible, so we can proceed with the next ranks. We might have prizes for ranks up to 20, so stay alert.

BeatBattle 5 Grand Finale Tonight

Renoise's epic music compo BeatBattle 5 ~Underwater~ is coming to an end. The final ranking will be determined and published tonight, 31 July 2007 at 23:59 + 2:00 GMT. After that time, althought it will still be possible to rate and review, the outcome of the compo cannot be influenced anymore. Which songs do you think will be make it to the top 5? If you haven't done so, leave a rating for the songs while you still can! Update - results are in!

BeatBattle 5 - voting ends soon

It is almost time to announce the winners of the Renoise BeatBattle 5 ~Underwater~ music competition. Be quick if you still want your opinion on the songs to be heard, because the voting closing date is only 4 days away: 31 July 2007. Vote now: BeatBattle 5 voting

Renoise 1.9 Beta

The Renoise 1.9 Beta Testing Phase has begun. This 0.1 update is a maintenance and improvements release.

Highlight features

(Release Info)
  • Multicore support
  • Improved MIDI functionality
  • Pimped up existing internal FX Devices and added 6 new ones
  • Rulers in the Sample Editor
  • Interpolation and NNA can now be set per sample


If you are a registered user, grab your copy at Renoise Backstage.

Where should I start? For new Renoise users

Welcome to the world of trackers. In this article I will present you with suggestions to quickly learn the basics of Renoise. I will also give you links to sources where you can get samples and let you discover places to become a more resourceful and inspired composer.

Learn Renoise

The official manual explains every feature of Renoise. Not only is it a good place to start with, it is also a valuable reference when you are more experienced.

BeatBattle 5 voting started

It is time to decide which are the best songs of Renoise BeatBattle 5. Far from being an easy task, since the overall quality of the entries is pretty high. BB5Voting You are invited to voice your opinion on the songs. It does not matter if you are a participant or not. As long as you can write a fair review.

BeatBattle 5 entries available

Friday June 1 was the last day to send in songs for the BeatBattle 5 music competition. We received 55 songs with a combined filesize of 160 MB. See if your mp3 collection can beat that ratio ;) BeatBattle 5 Entries Public voting will be available in a few days.

Arguru passes away in a car accident

We are sad to hear that Arguru has died in a car accident on 3 June 2007.  He was a very talented programmer and creator of a lot of great software, including NoiseTrekker, which formed the basis for the very first version of Renoise.




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