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Scaler 2 Upgrade from Scaler 1
Scaler 2 is an inspirational and powerful music theory workstation that gives you access to a world of new ideas, expressions, and melodies. With powerful detection of MIDI and audio, Scaler 2 can determine what key and scale you’re in and suggest chords that match your music.
This is an upgrade for owners of Scaler 1.
- Simply drag the chords you want into the sequencer to build a pattern that’s unique to you.
- Humanize Scaler 2’s performance by introducing variations to velocity and/or timing.
- Fix Play-Quantize offset calculation.
- Chord Sets: Scaler 2 comes with over 400 song and genre-based chord sets and over 200 artist chord sets to inspire new progressions and melodies; plus, choose from hundreds of scales and modes to get your creative juices flowing.
- MIDI Capture: New Audio Detection Technology means you can detect and analyse chords and scales from existing audio sources.
- Empower the Composer Within: Scaler 2 is an inspirational and powerful music theory workstation that gives you access to a world of new ideas, expressions and melodies.
- Add Auto Play in the browser (Section A) to enable a quick preview of chord sets.
- Discover your music’s key and explore alternative scales, modes and chord sets
- Choose from hundreds of keys and modes, quickly build progressions in the sequencer.
- Play melodic expressions, phrases, performances, sequences, basslines, melodies and rhythms written by professional musicians across various time signatures.
- Establish your musical key and scale with audio detection as well as MIDI detection.
- Create unique chords by searching & selecting from the circle of fifths or by entering note by note on your keyboard in Chord Create / Editor mode.
- Chord Charts displays a guitar chord diagram for any chord and Fretboard Views allows you to explore the neck of your guitar.
- Suggest Mode helps you add complexity and artistry to your chord progressions.
- Discover chord substitutions that lend variety to your progressions and browse chord variations to get suspended, extended, dominant sevenths and jazz chords.
- Experiment with Voice Grouping to spread notes across the keyboard and keep your chords within a certain range for voice leading.
- Keys Lock helps you create emotive melodies by locking keys to your chords.
- Modulation suggestions give you new ways to reach musical destinations.
- Export MIDI to your DAW simply by dragging and dropping.
- MIDI Capture lets you perform inside Scaler 2 and then export the results as MIDI.
- Assign any VST / AU instrument to Scaler 2 to control your favourite synths or use over 45 internal electronic, acoustic and orchestral sounds.