MusicDevelopments RapidComposer
MusicDevelopments RapidComposer

RapidComposer, Other Sequencer from MusicDevelopments.

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RapidComposer v1.3 Released

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MusicDevelopments released an update of RapidComposer, a phrase-based music prototyping software for composers, song-writers and musicians.

Version 1.3 changes:
  • Improved editing in composite tracks; it is possible to change the instrument of the selected notes/phrases with just one click
  • MIDI CC editing and recording
  • Articulation can be specified for phrases or individual notes
  • Phrase and note preview during editing with options
  • Multiple instances of the same VSTi plug-in can be loaded
  • Optionally hiding the left and middle panes to maximize workspace
  • Hiding tracks manually or with AutoHide options
  • Smarter naming of tracks when using {preset}
  • 'Add To Composition' option at MIDI Import
  • Bug fix: muting a track during playback did not send note off
  • Bug fix: VSTi internal state is stored when chord/scale/rhythm preview was VSTi
  • Bug fix: VSTi plug-ins exporting no presets did not appear in the instrument list
  • Bug fix: 'Invalid Composition File' message when reverting to an earlier state in the history
  • Bug fix: VSTi plug-ins that require audio input do not crash anymore
  • Bug fix: black screen when maximizing the window and maximizing on dual monitors fixed
  • Other small improvements and fixes
  • Documentation updated

RapidComposer features:

  • Advanced tools for phrase editing, phrase generation, phrase morphing, phrase grouping, motif development, chord progression editing,
  • Timeline with chords which all phrases automatically conform to
  • In-place non-destructive phrase-level and note-level editing
  • 2D view of the composition with structure editor as opposed to 1D view of DAW applications
  • MIDI CC editing and recording
  • Articulations can be assigned to phrases or even individual notes
  • Scale, chord, guitar chord, chord progression databases,
  • Taggable instrument database of all MIDI, VSTi and SF2 presets in one place
  • IdeaTool that can generate a multitrack composition based on the provided parameters and rules
  • Unlimited undo and the ability to make several versions of the same composition
  • Virtual instruments (VSTi v2.4 plugins) support
  • SoundFont (.SF2) support

More details with screenshots are available on


System requirements

  • Supported operating systems: Windows XP/Vista/7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Intel/AMD processor 1.4 GHz minimum
  • 512 MB RAM
  • Horizontal resolution of at least 1280 pixels (1600 pixels or higher is recommended)
  • Windows MME or DirectSound compatible audio hardware is required (ASIO compatible audio hardware required for low-latency operation)
  • Note: Digidesign ASIO driver is not supported
  • Internet connection required for license activation


Pricing & Availability

Available immediately for USD 295.

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