Audio Designs releases free BEAT to MIDI plugin
14th July 2011
Forge Audio Designs has released a
beta version of BEAT to MIDI,
a fast acting, low overhead Beat Detection and Drum
Replacement tool which producers and musicians can
implement to extract MIDI data from Drum loops.
BEAT to MIDI allows for the
correction of poorly captured or performed drum
recordings after the recording session has taken
BEAT to MIDI uses sophisticated
algorithms to identify each drum hit (or transient)
in the time domain. Once this point is detected,
MIDI data can be used to trigger replacement drum
samples to alleviate poor quality recordings and/or
BEAT to MIDI offers the following
Detection of drum strikes and output of
detections to a (defined) single MIDI note.
Supervised Pattern Matching system to
identify drum instruments.
Detection of drum strikes and drum
instruments with output of detections to
appropriate (General MIDI defined) MIDI notes.
Automatic ratio settings to allow easy
settings of thresholds.
BEAT to MIDI is available as a
freeware VST plug-in for Windows.