Arturia has unveiled the latest free firmware update (V 2.0) of their do-it-all MIDI controller powerhouse, KeyStep Pro. This 2.0 firmware version will bring a generous set of new performance-oriented features along with further stability & workflow improvements.
KeyStep Pro’s performance, production, and pure musical creation abilities continue to grow with every free update, bringing yet more precise refinements and much-requested features to their universal sequencing mastermind.
What’s new in this free update?
- Global transpose – Transpose multiple melodic tracks at the same time
- Global value offset – Apply a relative offset for any of the 5 main controls for every step across the selected track pattern
- Arpeggios in sequences – You can now record arpeggios into a sequence
- Recording Chord Mode – Record ‘Chord Mode chords into a sequence
- Arpeggios while stopped – Create and play arpeggios while KeyStep Pro isn’t playing
- MIDI Thru – MIDI Out 2 can now be set to Thru mode
- Mono Mode – The mono mode has been refactored for a smoother experience
- Arpeggio swing – You can now add swing amount to arpeggios using Shift
- Step Listen – Trigger sequence steps without playing a sequence so you can preview your notes
- Workflow and UX – various workflow improvements to performance, functionality, and ease of use
KeyStep Pro Performance
Above Sound designer xl.iks offers us 3 minutes of pure musical happiness, putting the latest KeyStep Pro update to good use. Take a break and have a listen!
Learn KeyStep Pro
Above Belibat dropped a brand new video guiding you through all of KeyStep Pro’s unique & powerful abilities – check it out
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