Scooty targets the entry-level
hobbyist with a midi hardware keyboard who wants to
explore the VST world but doesn’t want to spend
hundreds of dollars for a commercial host sequencer
sporting features designed for the professional.
Scooty is an unlimited track, stereo midi/audio ASIO
sequencer supporting up to 32 VST
instruments/effects. Scooty manages all compositions
in a tree view, uses splitter panes and panels to
maximize workspace, and has features such as
creating speech using Windows’ built-in SAPI 4 and 5
speech APIs, and singing using your singing
application (one is available on the author’s
Added option to run a post-process program
when creating singing clips. This was needed
because FestivalFlinger creates 16000Hz files,
and Scooty needs 11025, 22050, or 44100 Hz
Runs your audio conversion program for wave
files that are not in 11025, 22050, or 44100 Hz
Track groups, increases total number of
tracks to unlimited.
Create separate files for each VST during
VSTs that fail to load will blink red in the
VST listbox, instead of automatically removing
These features have been removed for various
reasons: throttle, overdub, export to record,
set to memory, button decals.
Playback sound now cuts out (instead of
gramaphone skipping) when computer can’t keep
Snapins, to move some of the code into
on-demand DLLs and to provide a way for others
to add their own simple functionality to Scooty.
Removed PNG support. Scooty now uses only
the BMP graphics format.
Very limited support for more than two