Setup and Installation
See how easy it is to activate your copy of Bitwig using your registration information from the Bitwig website.
Explore the Audio Interface and Controllers section to set up your rig right. See what the main options are so you can adjust BWS to your workflow. You’ll learn how Bitwig allows you to install essential and optional content over the internet, straight from the app if you don’t have a boxed copy.
Learn the basic controls, the footer panel icons, the Commander, and some handy mouse and key commands for navigating around Bitwig. You’ll also discover how the horizontal timeline works, and get the low down on the Beat Grid, View Toggles and Track Headers.
Header Interface Overview7:39
Check out the major sections of the Window Header area including the toolbar, transport controls, metronome, project tabs, and the main display.
Browser Access Panel Overview6:28
Learn what each section of the right hand Access Panel holds in store. See how to manage devices, samples, clips and other files.
You’ll learn about the 5 different types of 'tracks' that Bitwig Studio offers and what you can expect to do with each of Bitwig Studio’s 5 signal paths.
Discover how easy it is to get sounds from almost anywhere, into your Arranger. Learn about creating your own clips plus using and searching via Bitwig Studio’s tagging function.
Manipulating Arranger Clips6:56
Learn how to move, adjust, snap, copy, consolidate and loop up your Arranger Clips.
Arranger Clip Inspector10:32
See the functions available to you in the Arranger Clips Inspector including Timings, Loops, Offsets, Shuffle, Accents, the Function Buttons, and more.
Learn how to create, edit and delete Cue Markers in Arranger View.
Recording Arranger Clips4:05
Explore the recording capabilities of the Arranger View, see how to set the inputs and outputs of Note and Audio clips, and use the built in keyboard functionality.
Clip Launcher Overview5:34
See what the Clip Launcher is, and go through all the interface options.
Modifying Launcher Clips6:28
Learn how to Create, Add, Copy, Delete Launcher Clips. We’ll also discover how to copy clips between the Launcher and Arranger and vice versa.
Launcher Clip Inspector7:59
Discover whats on offer in the Launcher Clip Inspector, and see the important differences between the Arrangers version. You’ll learn about the Launch Quantization, Quantize to Loop, and Next Actions.
Launch Clip Recording5:35
Here you’ll explore the Record options for Launcher Clips, as well as see how to record Clips to the Arranger.
Basic Mix Parameters6:00
Discover all the basic mixing functionality including Track Headers, metering, sends, I/O, mute, solo, record arming, and panning.
Other Mix Sections6:11
Explore the Device and Pre/Post Sends area of the Mix View, as well as some very valuable key commands and the various places in Bitwig the mixer may appear!
Master Track Routing3:33
Learn how to configure your Master Track Routing, set up multiple output monitors and other multichannel goodies in the Studio I/O Panel.
Audio Clips & Events
Audio Clip Detail Panel Overview6:41
You’ll learn about the Audio Clip Detail Editing Panel, Multiple clip editing, Clip aliases, snap settings, Clip Editing button, and the relationship between audio events and audio clips.
Audio Event Expressions9:44
Learn all about Bitwig Studios powerful Audio Event Expressions including Gain,Pan,Pitch. You’ll also learn about the Onset and Stretch Expressions, and how to manipulate their corresponding event markers.
Audio Event Inspector12:06
Discover the options available to you via the Audio Event Inspector panel, then go one step deeper by revealing options only available when selecting an audio event itself. Learn all about Splitting at Onsets, Preserve Onsets, Stretch Modes and more.
Note Edit Panel Overview6:21
Discover how the Detail Editor Panel and the Edit Panel Layout will help you to lay down all of your musical MIDI ideas. Learn how to view and/or edit multiple tracks or clips simultaneously in a single editor. See how to harness this powerful feature by using Target Tracks, Background Displays and more.
Explore Bitwig Studios new Per-Note Expressions including Velocity, Gain, Pan and Timbre.
Learn about Bitwig Studios Micro-Pitch Editing modes, and say see you later to semitones!
Dive into the myriad of features located in the Note Event Inspector. We’ll cover timing, note properties, the Expression area and the Function Buttons.
Shared Audio/Note Features
The Edit View2:02
Learn how to access the third main layout in BWS, the Edit View!
Learn all the ins and outs of this extremely handy, and powerful, set of options. We’ll cover the Bounce function as well as Bounce in Place.
Discover the powerful Histogram, available whenever a group of numeric values are selected. It can modify values, or even create values where none existed before. Learn how to use the Histogram to change the values of your target parameter.
See how to get the most out of Bitwig Studios built in chop-shop. Discover how easy it is to chop anything up into a Sampler, or into a Drum Machine.
Explore the Project Panel, which contains all your project information, as well as the Used Files and Used Plugins tab inside it.
In this video you’ll learn how to get just the right amount of shuffle and groove injected non-destructively into your project.
Discover Bigwigs unique ability to have tabbed projects open simultaneously. Learn how to copy clips and devices from one project to another.
Learn all you’ll need to know to export your number one hit.
Learn about the various Device Types, and the various ways to to load Devices.
The Device Panel7:18
Most Devices in Bitwig Studio share a lot of common properties, here we’ll look at some of those, including Note Indicators, Add Device Button, Audio Meters. We’ll cover some of the container objects for instruments and FX so you can nest, layer, mix, pan, mute, solo and chain devices.
Feedback & Device Presets9:03
Learn about Feedback FX and Wet FX.
Automation & Modulation
Unified Modulation System7:45
Discover how the UMS works in Bitwig Studio. You’ll learn all about assigning, modifying, clearing, mapping, unipolar and bipolar modulation.
Discover how to use the parameter chooser, Pin Parameter button, Add Lane Button, Show Favorites button in an Arranger Track. Then we’ll add, delete, edit, move and transition in some automation as well as investigate the 'Joker Lane'.
Recording Automation Types3:29
Investigate Bitwigs 3 modes of Automation, Latch, Touch and Write.
Track & Clip Automation Editing7:23
Here we’ll take a look at the main differences of Track and Clip Editing modes and when you’d want to use them.
See how the Launcher view uses automation, then learn all about the Relative Automation abilities in Bitwig Studio.
Device Panel Mapping3:35
Discover how Bitwig Studios color based device panel mapping can ease the pain of MIDI mapping. You’ll also find out how easy it is to map any non-supported controller to existing controls on pretty much any device.
Bitwig Studio is a new, dynamic software solution for music creation and performance to realize all of your musical ideas in every stage of production, and studio wiz Timothy Allan is just the man to show you how it all works! This is the most comprehensive Bitwig Studio video title available, so follow along and see just how awesome this DAW really is.
Tim starts at the very beginning, showing you how to Install and Activate Bitwig Studio, and then how to set up an Audio Interface and MIDI Controller so they're recognized by the software. Tim then rolls up his sleeves and shows you how to Navigate around the DAW, all about the Header Interface, Browser Access Panel and Tracks Overview. This will get you going fast and give you a solid operational foundation for Bitwig Studio.
The Arranger is now revealed and Tim leaves no stone unturned. You'll learn all about Clips and how to Arrange them, Launch, Manage and Manipulate them and more. The Mix View is then shown and Tim covers the basic Mix Parameters, Pre/Post Sends, Master Track Routing, and valuable Key Commands for making mixing fast and easy.
Audio Clips and Events are then focused on, and you'll learn all about the Audio Clip Detail Panel, Audio Event Expressions and Inspector, followed by tutorials on the Note Edit Panel, Micro-Pitch Editing and more. Now Tim unveils the 3rd main layout window in Bitwig Studio, the Edit View, all in great detail. You'll also see how to Slice, Bounce and use the powerful Histogram feature which allows you to modify values, or even create values where none existed before.
Tim then sets his sights on Project features such as the Project Panel, Global Groove, Multiple Projects, Exporting audio and more. The various Device Types and ways to load them are looked at, followed by Feedback FX and Wet FX. Wrapping up the series Tim demonstrates and explains all the different types of Automation & Modulation found in Bitwig Studio, allowing you to squeeze every last drop of creativeness and power out of this flagship DAW by Bitwig. If you're ready for the next generation of music software, get the next generation of training for it... Get "Bitwig Studio Explained" today.
Submitted 1 year ago
Really good starting point for Bitwig
Good overview to get started. Does not go into the more complex audio and midi routing side.
I am a: Musician
Submitted 1 year ago
Clear and concise
Great tut that will get you through the basic startup of Bitwig.
I am a: Semi-Pro, Sound Designer
Submitted 1 year ago
Thorough introduction to Bitwig
This is a well structured introduction to the Bitwig DAW. The pacing is good and the presenter's style is pleasant, which is important considering that there are a lot of topics to cover.
I am a: Producer, Audio Engineer, Musician, Sound for Film/TV
Submitted 2 years ago
I Feel Better Now!
I like the way Tim takes you through every nut and bolt of Bitwig Studio. Really helped me quickly get on board with it. Before this tutorial I was just staring at Bitwig and going, "how in the world am I gonna figure this thing out with these millions of little icons all over the place?" Well now I got it clearly and quickly thanks to this tutorial. I feel so much better now. I love Groove 3. Thanks!
I am a: Musician, Hobbyist
Submitted 2 years ago
Excellent primer for an excellent DAW
This set of tutorials is a great starting point for this newly developed DAW. The instructions are clear and cover all the main aspects to get you going. Some features have been added to the current version (1.3.8 at the time of this review), so I expect more great videos to come!!!
I am a: Producer, Hobbyist
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