June 14, 2021
- Added SVG recording. AKA: PEN PLOTTER SUPPORT 🎉
- Move FPS setting from preferences to main application - this comes in very handy for pen plotters!
- Lowered minimum FPS to 1.
- Open preset file by default.
- Add window zooming. In the menu bar go to View > Zoom In to zoom Modulaser - this works like a charm for bigger screens! (Requested by Danny)
- Make the modulator interface responsive. The UI now automatically snaps to different column when you're using a wide screen.
- Add pulse-width modulation to square wave oscillator. (Requested by Nick)
- Fix importing SVG images.
- Fix rounded app corners on macOS Big Sur.
- Improve readability on some buttons.
- Fix weird line in simulator when "Fake limitations of a laser" is disabled.
October 1, 2020
- Fix some rare MIDI crashes.
September 21, 2020
- Fix projection mappings not working correctly.
September 17, 2020
- Strobe function make your clips strobe with one button and wow your audience! Tip: map it with MIDI.
- New presets! We finally added more presets for you to start with. You can load this with File > Open Template….
- The default MIDI map for the APC40 has been improved a lot with more sensible mappings.
- It is now possible to remove a MIDI mapping by right-clicking on it.
- Add Shortcuts > Reset mixer inputs to reset any Mixer input within the clip to 0.
- When using Beyond, Modulaser now always outputs at 100% size (instead of default 30%) and ignores projection maps.
- The sequencer can now go up to 24 times the BPM (previously 8).
- The duplicator can now go up to 20 duplications (previously 10).
- Rename LaserDock output to LaserCube.
- The default preview line width is now a bit bolder.
- Fix tutorial not displaying well.
- Stability improvements.
June 24, 2020
- macOS no longer complains about not trusting Modulaser the first time.
- Fix MIDI out not sending correct values.
- Performance improvements.
May 8, 2020
- Import ILDA and vector files! Import .ild or .svg files and put modulators on top of them to make interesting figures.
- Global color overrule; shift the colors in all your clips to another color with one knob. Ideal for live shows.
- Projector profiles; modify how the laser outputs colors.
- There is a "Test image" button now in the projection map settings now.
- The clip thumbnail size can now be increased in the preferences.
- Mark projection maps as favorite so you can quickly toggle between them during a live show.
November 27, 2019
- MIDI clock BPM sync! If you have a device that sends MIDI clock signals, we can now calculate the BPM from it! Enable it first in the preferences.
- Mixer modulator; this is an advanced modulator to mix multiple signals together, invert them and apply smoothing to your inputs.
- Blackout button; for when you want to really quickly toggle the laser output without disconnecting your DAC. Tip: use esc on your keyboard to toggle!
- Press spacebar multiple times to sync the BPM.
- Precise sequencer values; you can now enter an exact value for each sequence bar instead of only being able to drag the bars.
- Duration between clips when using auto-play is now configurable in the preferences.
- Double-click on a projection map name to change it.
- For some DAC's you had to press the "start DAC" button twice before it would actually send laser output.
- The LaserDock DAC would only work for the first time, when you would start and stop it again there would be no laser output.
- Fixed a weird issue with disappearing clips after a second file is opened.
- Changing the BPM by typing a new BPM in the text field was nearly impossible.
- Many bugs with ILDA recording have been fixed.
May 31, 2019
- Output the Modulaser display to Syphon or NewTek's NDI®, awesome for your VJ'ing needs. Check out our guide!
- EasyLase, NetLase laser DACs are now supported (Windows-only).
- Pangolin Beyond is now supported (Windows-only).
- Connect multiple MIDI devices instead of previously only one.
- The external display draws much nicer lines.
- The external display now has a fullscreen mode, double click it to enter fullscreen.
- Snap clips to the beat! Enable this first in the preferences. When enabled, it will wait to activate a clip until the beat starts again (based on BPM).
- With the envelope generator, it is now possible to loop the hit button to another modulator.
- Draw up to 10,000 lines instead of previously 1000 lines by using the x10 button (not recommended for lasers).
- The MIDI learn mode could be very slow and sometimes lead to a crash.
- Projection map settings would not be applied at startup.
May 1, 2019
- Added an envelope generator, use this to modulate
things with temporary triggers like note or drum hits.
- When using a projection map, points outside of this map are now always
removed (overscan protection). This can be disabled in the projection
- More MIDI mappings; it is now possible to map the "clear layer" and
"A/B" layer buttons to your MIDI device.
- Recording to an ILDA file now uses ILDA format 5 and works more
- The LaserDock output is more stable now (less flickering).
- Ableton Link crashed on Windows in most cases.
- A File->Exit program menu item was missing on Windows.
- The Helios DAC did not close the shutter after stopping the DAC from
- You no longer get rickrolled when you click on "Learn more".
April 24, 2019
- Added exporting video as MP4 or MOV right from the
app! The HAP codec is also supported (perfect for VJ software).
- Ever had trouble finding where you used e.g. LFO 3? Whenever you hover
over a modulator, it will now very clearly show you where that
modulator is used.
- Added copy/pasting clips by right-clicking on a clip or using your
systems copy/paste shortcuts.
- The Helios DAC did not work with lasers that have a shutter (mostly
lasers from the US as far as we know).
- Sometimes using a MIDI controller could result in the app being very
- The app now looks better with a small display or low resolution.
April 2, 2019
- Added a template with amazing presets you can open from File > Open Template.
- Added Duplicator Mirror, this can create amazing kaleidoscope-like visuals.
- Added simulator line width in Preferences.
- Added simulator background color in Preferences.
- FPS can now be set in Preferences.
- Added MP4 and MOV support for file
- Added Recording resolution under Preferences.
- Output > External display will now always stay in the 1:1 ratio.
- Simulator performance optimization.
- Fix hard to use PPS input.
- Remove Windows Defender and macOS network popup warnings.
- Fix black lines in simulator.
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