What Would You Change?

OAX has been around for a number of years now. If you could, what would you change/add to OAX? What features are missing? What features are not needed?

Bill sent us a list of things he would like to see improved in OAX to get the conversation started.

  • Live Organs
    • VB3: Advanced editing screen allowing direct access to VB3 VST console, including the saving of all settings.
    • OX7: New advanced editing screen for all features.
  • Hauptwerk integrated into live organs for direct control
  • New displays for W, DX, CD, Farfisa, and VOX Continental organs
  • Revised controllers for sounds
    • 3 Sections, Manual, Sound, and Effects
    • Manual = Volume, Panorama, A.D.S.R, Bass & Treble
    • Sound = all 6 unique controllers to be available for each individual sound (As in OAS & pre V2.00 software)
    • Effect = Reverb, Chorus, Delay and 2 user VST Effects options
  • WersiChord
    • All features of manual sounds above
    • Up to 4 (or more) independent Wersichords available simultaneously with user key range assignment
    • User assignable trigger key range
    • (Similar to what is available with styles)
  • Styles
    • Style controllers available for all style tracks independently, including all features of manual sounds above with the ability to store in a Total Pre-set 
  • Midi sequencer
    • Midi controllers to be added for each track as in style controllers above
    • Part sequencer to be added as was available in OAS
  • VST Host
    • Effects page to be added
    • Ability to read loaded VSTs settings function
    • User assignable controls should be available for a complete bank as well as individual (As in OAS)
  • Misc
    • All drawbars and controls to be made assignable ASAP
    • Sound effect buttons should have Midi loops available as well as audio loops with the option to lock to Style/Midi tempo
    • Ability to save audio recordings in Wav, Mp3 or Flac format
    • Support for external Midi/VST controllers via Midi & USB
    • Ability to load either Pre V2.00 sounds or Post V2.00 sounds during a fresh install
    • Proper Yamaha style converter to replace the apology that is currently available
    • Additional converters for other manufactures
    • Cubase Elements option (Or similar) to be added to allow full editing and creation of Styles, Midi Files and Audio Files (Including score display)
    • Advanced Sound Editor Option (More complete than the one available for OAS)
    • Advanced Drum editor option as in OAS