Pattern Editor

Neurogami SwapChop

Tool to automate the insertion of volume changes among a pair of adjacent note columns.

The idea is to add a series of volume command pairs so that the volumes of the two columns swaps back and forth.

Some explanation

Suppose you have a track with two note columns.

In the first you have a full-pattern sample playing some colossal beat.

In the second you have another colossal, but different, beat.

The goal is to switch between them during the playing of the pattern, with only one column audibly active at any given time.


ScaleMate offers quick access to the built-in instrument scales in Renoise, organized by the number of notes.

If the user-interface is visible, the currently set scale and key are shown there. Push a button to select. Alternatively, use the available keyboard shortcuts / MIDI mappings.

Whenever you select a scale or key, you can tell ScaleMate to write this into the pattern (technically, a MIDI command). This also works while recording, and allows you to switch scales on the fly.


This tool makes it easy to slice a sample from within the pattern editor. Use it to remix and re-arrange existing (rendered) songs, or to extract snippets.


This tool adds highly configurable pattern-data sorting to Renoise. You can sort notes by scope (selection in pattern/phrase, column/track in pattern, and more), using various sorting algorithms.

Place Selected Notes Evenly

Distributes the notes evenly in a selection block. Useful for quickly positioning notes in a rhythm (triplets, generating polyrhythm et c). A quick video demonstration is available at

"Place notes evenly" under "selection" when right clicking the pattern editor.

Pattern editor:Selection:Place notes evenly


PhraseMate aims to make it more convenient to work with phrases in Renoise, particularly if you prefer a keyboard-centric workflow. Copy phrases into the pattern editor, or vice versa, and make the tool insert "set phrase" commands (Zxx) automatically as you are entering notes into a song.

Source and documentation

Visit github to view the full documentation (also included with the download):

Clear Selection

Super simple tool to add a shortcut to the pattern and phrase editor, which clears the current selection. Normally a double click is required for this action and it removes the need to reach for your mouse.


Version 1.1

- phrase editor added

Version 1.0

- initial release

Quick Vol AHDSR

An alternative mini GUI to access an Attack,Hold,Decay,Sustain,Release (AHDSR) envelope in the renoise sampler.

What it`s for

Collapse/Expand All Tracks in Group

This tool implements the missing collapse/expand toggle for all tracks in a group, to be assigned to a keyboard shortcut: Sample Editor --> Group --> Collapse/Expand All Tracks in Group; Mixer --> Track --> Collapse/Expand All Tracks in Group.

Update 0.2: Compatible with Renoise 3.1

Note Properties

This tool gives you extra controls to manipulate the currently selected note and its properties. It is useful for visual feedback and fine adjustments of values via the mouse.

The renoise keyboard shortcut to use the tool is:

Tools: ~Note Properties

This can be assigned via the renoise preferences, found in the renoise edit menu.


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