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Editor Release Notes - FM9-Edit

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Starting with firmware 3.00, FM9-Edit 1.01.00 (or greater) is required to communicate with the FM9. Previous versions of FM9-Edit (versions 1.00.06 or less) are not compatible with firmware 3.00 or greater. FM9-Edit 1.01.00 (or greater) is not compatible with previous firmware versions 1.0 through 2.02.

1.01.02

Current FM9 Firmware Version: 3.00

  • Support for firmware 3.00
    • Updated the Preset Translator to support most recent patch version.

1.01.01

Current FM9 Firmware Version: 2.01

  • Support for firmware 3.00 public beta 2
    • Added layout for DRIVE type Klone Chiron.
    • Added DRIVE block layouts for Esoteric Bass RCB, and BB Pre AT.
    • Updated "Quad Parallel" layout in MULTITAP DELAY block.
    • Added AMP model layout PVH 6160 Block Crunch.
  • Updated the PresetTranslator to translate the Axe-Fx III CAB block "Mic Distance" to/from FM3 and FM9.
  • Updated the PresetTranslator to translate the REVERB block "PreDelay" between devices.
  • Updated the PresetTranslator to set the CAB block "IR Length" to default when translating between the Axe-Fx III and the FM3/FM9. The Axe-Fx III has different "IR Length" options than the FM3/FM9, while the FM3 and FM9 have the same options.
  • Corrected a case-sensitive file extension comparison that prevented bundle files from being recognized as valid file types.

1.01.00

Current FM9 Firmware Version: 3.00

  • Support for firmware 3.00 public beta 1
    • Please note that editor version 1.01.00 requires a minimum firmware version of 3.00 and is not compatible with firmware 1.00 through 2.02.
    • Added "Scene Ignore" button to the block layouts that support the new feature.
    • Updated the PresetTranslator to translate AMP, DELAY, and REVERB block library files to be compatible with fw 3.00.
    • Updated the PresetTranslator to support FM9 fw 3.00.
    • Added "Speaker Breakup" to the AMP block Speaker page.
    • Added "Speaker Thump" to AMP block Speaker page.
    • Added Depth control to AMP block types Brit Super, Brit 800 Mod and JMP-1 amp models.
    • Changed "Drive" to "Gain" in the AMP layouts.
    • Added Diamante Fire AMP model layout.
    • Added Pre-Delay Tempo, Feedback, and Mix to the REVERB block.
    • Added support for the firmware's "FC Setlists/Songs" feature. From the editor's Tools menu select "FC Sets/Songs" or use the top-level button "Sets/Songs" to access the new view.
  • Corrected a bug in the Sets/Songs view in which clicking an item in the Song list while a song-name was open for editing in the Song Section caused the name to be applied to the newly clicked list entry and not the entry that was previously viewed.
  • Corrected a bug in the FC Per-Preset view in which a layout switch was not marked as overridden when assigned to PP1.
  • Corrected a bug in the FC Per-Preset view in which pasting a switch’s settings did not immediately refresh the destination switch.
  • Modified FC-Edit to query the pp-tap-category and pp-tap-function if the switch is assigned a per-preset override.
  • Modified FC-Edit to compare the current and last-known patch number to force a refresh of the view.
  • Modified FC-Edit to query the LCD strings if either a change in FC or Per-Preset FC data has changed. This allows the switch LCDs to update when a per-preset override is set.
  • Updated the PresetTranslator to translate the Multiplexer "Input Select" between devices.
  • Updated the PresetTranslator to correctly convert the Pitch Input Source found on the Controllers / Pitch page between devices.
  • Updated the PresetTranslator to correctly convert the Compressor "Knee Type" between devices.
  • Corrected an issue in the PresetTranslator that improperly imported data for the Axe-Fx III's Out4 block causing the Per-Preset data to be mishandled.
  • Corrected a display issue in the Perform view in which the controls of the "Global Performance Controls" would disappear when resetting their labels.
  • Added a logger to the PresetTranslator. For each preset translated, the log will show the device the preset came from, the preset name, and if any changes were made to the translated preset. Changes include effects removed for being either incompatible or for their parameters exceeding the created preset size.
  • Added a "View Log" submenu to the Help menu to display the Block Library and Preset Translator logs.

1.00.06

Current FM9 Firmware Version: 2.01

  • Support for firmware 2.01
    • Relabeled the header "A/D INPUT LEVELS" to "A/D SENSITIVITY" on the SETUP "Input Levels" page.

1.00.05

Current FM9 Firmware Version: 1.00

  • Support for firmware 2.01
    • The FM9 now reports to the editor when a preset's CPU usages reaches or exceeds the FM9's limit. When this occurs FM9-Edit will display "OVERLOAD" on the CPU meter and the CPU will show 100%.
  • Corrected a buffer overrun bug in the preset translation.

1.00.04

Current FM9 Firmware Version: 1.00

  • Support for firmware 2.01 public beta
    • Updates to AMP, DELAY, MEGATAP, and PITCH layouts.
    • Added Type control to Controller ADSR1 and ADSR2.
    • Updated Modifier Dialog.
    • Updated Output block meter's max dB.
    • Relabeled the AMP block's "Authentic" page to "Tone" for fw version 2.01 and greater.
  • FC-Edit
    • Added "Scene Level + Save" to the "Utility" functions.
    • Added "Current" option to the display functions for Bank: Inc/Dec function.
    • Added "Current Name" and "Current #" options to the display functions or Preset: Inc/Dec and Scene: Inc/Dec functions.
  • Added frequency and cent values to the Tuner.
  • Updated small knob graphic.

1.00.3

Current FM9 Firmware Version: 1.00

  • Support for firmware 2.01 public beta
    • Updates to AMP, DELAY, MEGATAP, and PITCH layouts.
    • Added Type control to Controller ADSR1 and ADSR2.
    • Updated Modifier Dialog.
    • Updated Output block meter's max dB.
    • Relabeled the AMP block's "Authentic" page to "Tone" for fw version 2.01 and greater.
    • FC-Edit
  • Added "Scene Level + Save" to the "Utility" functions.
  • Added "Current" option to the display functions for Bank: Inc/Dec function.
  • Added "Current Name" and "Current #" options to the display functions or Preset: Inc/Dec and Scene: Inc/Dec functions.
  • Added frequency and cent values to the Tuner.
  • Updated small knob graphic.

1.00.03

Current FM9 Firmware Version: 1.00

  • Support for firmware 2.00 public beta
    • Updated the SETUP / TUNER layout.
  • Modified the INPUT layout so that the Auto Impedance displays the dynamic impedance from the device.
  • Corrected a bug that disabled the Block menu's Copy and Cut commands when the Scene Manager was enabled.
  • Modified the detection of an in-use MIDI port between Fractal Audio System applications. Requires the following minimum version numbers to coordinate in-use device detection: Fractal-Bot 3.00.13, Axe-Edit 1.10.07, FM3-Edit 1.05.04, and FM9-Edit 1.00.03.

1.00.02

Current FM9 Firmware Version: 1.00

  • Support for firmware 2.00
    • Added "FAS Buttery" to the AMP layouts
    • Added "Scene Level+Save" function to the FC Editor's Utility category
    • Added modulation to Diffusers in the Delay, Multitap and Megatap blocks.
    • Added dedicated Pitch Shifting to the Reverb block.
    • Added Emphasis Frequency to the Compressor’s Sidechain.
    • Added "Max. Loop Time" to the LOOPER.
    • Updated Gate type.
    • Updated Plex Delay.
    • Updated Compressor.
    • Updated Setup.
  • Corrected a bug in the picker window which prevented an item highlight by the JUMP buttons from being selected.
  • Corrected a bug in the Channel menu’s “Copy Current Channel to All Channels” in which only Channel A would be used as the source regardless of the selected channel. This bug was introduced in version 1.00.01.
  • Optimized the communication in the FC Edit: Config dialog.
  • Modified the Picker window's keyboard navigation to allow the RETURN/ENTER key to select an item.
  • Modified the Picker window's keyboard navigation to select an item when the thumbtack is down (thumbtack is found in the upper-right of the dialog).
  • Added the ability for FM9-Edit to determine if the selected device is currently connected to another Fractal Audio application. Requires the minimum version of Fractal-Bot 3.00.12.

1.00.01

Current FM9 Firmware Version: 1.00

  • Updated COMPRESSOR Side-Chain layout.
  • Updated DELAY block's "Mono Tape" layout and corrected the Compander controls.
  • Added a context menu below the Save button for quick access to "Save to New Preset Number" and "Save All Blocks to Library".
  • Added "Reset Current Channel" to the Channel dropdown menu.
  • The Cab Picker now displays an icon that reveals the format of each IR. (S) for standard resolution, (U) for UltraRes(tm), and (F) for FullRes(tm).
  • The Manage Presets and Manage Cabs dialogs have been combined into one tabbed dialog. The existing shortcuts and top-level Tools menu items will launch the Manage dialog with the respective tab selected.
  • Added a "WAV Import" setting to the Preferences : Cabinet Import category. This setting determines which channel or channels are read from stereo .wav files when the .wav files are added to the Manage Browser pane. When in Manage Cabs, the "Wav Import" setting can be changed from the Browser menu by selecting the "WAV Import Format" submenu.
  • Added a "Sort A-Z" button to the Preset Picker. The sort preference is written to the settings file to preserve the selection.
  • Added "FM9" to the devices list in Axe-Change.
  • Reordered the items in the TOOLS menu.
  • Updated the internal Fractal-Bot to version 3.0.11.
  • Corrected the LOOPER block graph marker.
  • Corrected a communication slowdown that was introduced in version 1.00.0.
  • Corrected a bug in Manage Cabs Browser in which only the right-side of stereo .wav files would be read from the file.
  • Corrected a bug in the Cab block where switching between the Align page and any other page extremely quickly would cause all the graphs to show regardless of the Mute selection.
  • Corrected an issue in the Library "Save" command for single-channel Library entries: when saving a modified single-channel Library entry the active channel is now set to the currently selected channel.
  • Corrected "EQ TYPE" order in the Setup view.

1.00.00

Current FM9 Firmware Version: 1.00

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

  • Mac version requires OS version 10.7 or newer
  • Windows version requires Windows 7 or newer
  • Minimum firmware version 1.00

FM9-Edit 1.0 is the first fully-supported non-beta release with all major program features and functions working with no known bugs.