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Multi Browser

The Browsers » Full Browser Overview » Multi Browser

The Full Multi Browser is accessed using the Multi Display in the Header, which is visible and accessible from most pages in Trilian (it is not accessible from the Full Patch or Soundsource Browser pages). Select the Folder Icon Button or click inside the Multi Name…

Multi Display

Concepts » The Header » Multi Display

This part of the Header contains the Multi Name Display, Multi Steppers, and a Folder icon for access to the Multi Browser. Selecting the Folder icon, or anywhere inside the Multi Name Display, will open the Multi Browser. After a MULTI has been loaded, the name…

Save as Default Multi

Concepts » The Header » Utility Menu » Save as Default Multi

Saving a Multi preserves the entire state of the plug-in for future recall. A Multi stores all of the settings from the MIXER page, the Multi FX, the LIVE MODE and STACK MODE pages, all MIDI Learn & Automation assignments, as well as all of the settings (including…

The Header

Concepts » The Header

The top area of the Trilian interface is the Header. It is visible from any page in Trilian (except when any Full Browser is open) and is the primary navigation area of the interface. The Header contains the Utility Menu, Multi Information including the Multi…

The Browsers

The Browsers

Trilian ships with a large library of sounds, so it requires sophisticated search, filtering and browsing capabilities. The Browsers in Trilian were designed to provide an intuitive and convenient way to quickly find exactly the sounds you need from a library…

The Mixer

The Mixer

The MIXER page provides a complete overview of all the Parts in a MULTI. All eight Parts are displayed in a traditional eight-channel Mixer layout, with each Part having the following adjustable settings: MIDI Channel Output Channel Mute and Solo Patch Name*…

The Main Page

The Main Page

The Main Page can be considered Trilian’s “dashboard.” It allows quick changes to the Patch that has been loaded and there are useful performance controls that appear here exclusively. The parameter controls in the MAIN page affect the entire…

The Layer Pages

The Layer Pages

The Layer Pages comprise the basic building blocks of a Patch. This is where the majority of your sound design and editing decisions will be made.

The FX Page

The FX Page

Effects are an important part of Trilian’s sound palette, and are used to enhance the sonic character of Patches and Multis. They can add space, density, movement, alter the timbre, and shape the sound in many interesting ways. The high-quality, built-in FX…

Moving The STEAM Directory

Getting Started » Moving The STEAM Directory

After installation, you can easily move the large STEAM directory containing all the sound files to a secondary drive if you wish to free up space on your original installation drive. Locating STEAM MacOS 10.12 (or later) Select the Go menu at the top of your screen…

Multis

Sharing » Adding Images » Multis

A set of images can be shared by an entire library of Multis, by a Category, or used by a single Multi. Adding Images to a Multi Library A set of images can be shared by all the Multis in a library. You will need two .jpg files with the following naming convention…

Multis

Concepts » Architecture and Hierarchy » Multis

A Multi is comprised of all eight Parts and gives you access to a full-featured MIXER, FX, two flexible performance modes: LIVE MODE and STACK MODE, as well as all MIDI Learn assignments. The most traditional approach to utilizing a Multi in Trilian is as a…

Clear, Save, Copy, and Paste

Concepts » The Header » Utility Menu » Clear, Save, Copy, and Paste

The Utility Menu provides options to Initialize or Clear Multis, Patches, and Layers, and to Save Multis and Patches. There are also functions that allow Part and Layer settings to be copied and pasted. Initialize vs. Clear (Multi, Patch, and Layer) When you…

Navigation Buttons

Concepts » The Header » Navigation Buttons

The Navigation Buttons in the header are used to select and view any of the eight Parts, the Multi Section, or the System Page. Only one button can be selected at a time. Part Select Buttons (1 ~ 8) Buttons 1-8 are Part Select Buttons. Selecting a Part lets you…

Architecture and Signal Flow

The FX Page » Architecture and Signal Flow

In Trilian there are two main types of FX racks: those that work within a single Part and are saved with a Patch (Part FX Racks), and those that are shared by multiple Parts and saved with a Multi (Multi FX Racks). PART FX RACKS Using effects units, ranging from…

Creating a Library

Sharing » Creating a Library

Patch Library To create a Patch Library, first make sure your host is not running, then locate the “Current Categories.zip” file here: Spectrasonics/STEAM/Trilian/Settings Library/Patches/Current Categories.zip Before uncompressing the Current…

Mini-Browser Overview

The Browsers » Mini-Browser Overview

The Mini-Browser lets you browse and edit sounds without switching pages. It is displayed in the left-most area of the Trilian interface and provides convenient Patch and Multi browsing with the Trilian controls still easily accessible. Mini-Browsers are…

Folder Icon Buttons

Concepts » Interface Conventions » Folder Icon Buttons

Besides the Mini-Browser, there are three Full Browsers built into Trilian, one each for Multis, Patches, and Soundsources. All three Full Browsers have identical functions, but access different parts of the Core Library. Anywhere that you see a Folder…

Pitch Options

System » Pitch Options

Master Tune This is Trilian’s selectable Master Tune parameter. Any tuning change you make in Master Tune will affect all other tuning settings in the instrument. Global sets the master frequency for all Patches and/or Multis. Multi allows you to save a…

Adding Images

Sharing » Adding Images

Trilian’s interface has several pages where images are shown as a visual representation of a sound. Patches and Multis can have unique images displayed in different pages of the instrument. You can include images that are shared by…

Saving and Managing Sounds

The Browsers » Saving and Managing Sounds

Trilian offers a flexible way to manage custom Patches and Multis. You can create custom collections of sounds organized by project or style and they can be searched, selected, filtered, or shared using the Full Browsers. The process of saving and managing custom…

Parts and Patches

Concepts » Architecture and Hierarchy » Parts and Patches

In Trilian, a Part can be thought of as an entire instrument, complete with its own Soundsources, modulation routings, and FX. A Patch is a snapshot of settings for those parameters and is loaded into a Part. A Patch is the most commonly used type of sound in…

Reset Defaults and Preferences

Concepts » The Header » Utility Menu » Reset Defaults and Preferences

The Utility Menu lets you perform a “factory reset” by selecting “Reset Defaults and Preferences.” After selecting this option, a message will be displayed, warning you that this action will overwrite your Default Multi and User Preferences. A…

MIDI Learn Menus

Concepts » MIDI Learn and Automation » MIDI Learn Menus

The MIDI Learn Menu provides MIDI Learn options that affect the entire plug-in. It is accessed via the Utility Menu or by Right/Control-clicking any empty area of the Omnisphere interface. MIDI Learn Template All MIDI Learn and Automation assignments are saved…

Adding and Removing Parts

Stack Mode » Adding and Removing Parts

To add a Part, Right/Control-Click on the desired Row in the Stack Mode Grid, then choose a Part from the menu. All of the Patches loaded into the current Multi will appear in this menu. Any unassigned Parts will display as “Empty.” To place two or more…

Zoom Icon Buttons

Concepts » Interface Conventions » Zoom Icon Buttons

One of the features of Trilian’s interface design is that it only reveals its depth and complexity on an as-needed basis. The Zoom Icon Buttons provide access to Zoom Views, where you can access expanded information or interact with Trilian’s more advanced…

QuickStart

Getting Started » QuickStart

This QuickStart provides an overview of the essential things you’ll need to know to get started using Trilian. Trilian can be run as a standalone application or hosted in any DAW. Trilian can be a memory-intensive instrument, especially with Multis…

Scale

The Main Page » Scale

One of Trilian’s versatile features is its ability to utilize different tunings including historical temperaments, microtonal and kalimba scales, as well as user-created temperaments. Trilian can import any .TUN scale file. Each Part can have a single Scale…

Latch and Trigger Modes

Stack Mode » Latch and Trigger Modes

The Latch Mode and Trigger Mode features extend the multi-timbral performance capabilities of Trilian, especially when used together with Live Mode or Stack Mode. They enable real-time creation of complex, multi-Part performances with full synchronization between…

Latch and Trigger Modes

Live Mode » Latch and Trigger Modes

The Latch Mode and Trigger Mode features extend the multi-timbral performance capabilities of Trilian, especially when used together with Live Mode or Stack Mode. They enable real-time creation of complex, multi-Part performances with full synchronization between…

Presets Menu

Stack Mode » Presets Menu

All STACK MODE settings (except MIDI Channel, which will always default to “Any”) are saved and recalled with the MULTI, which means you can set up a STACK MODE-enabled MULTI. In addition to saving and loading complete MULTIS, Stack Presets can be…

Windows MultiTouch

Concepts » Windows MultiTouch

Intended especially for live performance, Trilian’s Windows MultiTouch functionality allows you to quickly and easily operate Live Mode with MultiTouch-equipped screens. It allows for selecting and layering Parts in Live Mode by clicking on two Part buttons…

Lite Version

The Browsers » Operation » Lite Version

Some of the sounds included in the Trilian Factory Library are quite large, and can place a heavy demand on available memory and take a longer time to load. Lite Version is a feature located in the Full Browsers and provides added flexibility when loading Patches…

Oscillators

The Layer Pages » Oscillators

The Oscillator section is the heart of Trilian’s sound capabilities. It provides direct access to the Soundsource Browser, the Soundsource Zoom, controls for Special Articulations such as Legato and Release Noises, and Sample Thinning controls. It also provides…

Utility Menu

Concepts » The Header » Utility Menu

The Utility Menu is located in the upper left-hand corner of the Header and gives you access to some of Trilian’s fundamental functionality. This menu contains a MIDI Learn and Automation sub-menu as well as Undo/Redo commands. Here, you can Save, Clear,…

MIDI Learn and Automation

Concepts » MIDI Learn and Automation

Understanding Parameter Control There are three ways to control parameters in Trilian: Modulation, MIDI Learn, and Host Automation. Deciding which type of Parameter Control to use depends on a number of factors including which host you use, which parameters you…

Soundsources

Concepts » Architecture and Hierarchy » Soundsources

A Soundsource can be thought of as the smallest building block of a sound and the best place to start when creating a new Patch from scratch in Trilian. The signal path of Trilian starts with its Soundsources, so those settings will affect all the other components…

Architecture and Hierarchy

Concepts » Architecture and Hierarchy

Trilian is a powerful bass instrument that takes well-known elements of synthesis and sampling a step further to provide inspiration for any level of musician, producer, composer, or sound designer. It’s important to learn the structure of Trilian to truly…

Edit Tags Footer

The Browsers » Edit Tags » Edit Tags Footer

The Footer displays information about the current sound, and allows any changes to the Edit Tags to be saved or canceled. Directory, Category, and Name These are informational displays indicating the Directory, Category, and the name of the Sound. …

Browser Settings

The Browsers » Operation » Browser Settings

Select the Settings Button to open the Browser Settings Zoom View. Settings are saved across sessions, and are restored the next time you load Trilian. Audition Auto Play When enabled, every time a Multi, Patch, or Soundsource is selected in the Browser, the…

Browser Access

The Browsers » Full Browser Overview » Browser Access

Anywhere that you see a Folder Icon Button, you can access Trilian’s Full Browser by clicking on the Folder. If there is a Name Display next to the Folder, you can also click inside the Name Display to open the Browser.

Edit Tags

The Browsers » Edit Tags

Selecting the Edit Tags Button in the Browser Footer opens the Tag Editor. Trilian’s customizable tagging system allow sounds to be assigned Tags, categorizeing sounds and making them searchable and filterable. Tags are based on Attributes that can be customized…

Attributes

The Browsers » Edit Tags » Attributes

All of Trilian’s factory sounds have at least three Attribute Types assigned to them, and can have up to eight Attribute Types. Each Attribute Type can have multiple Attribute Assignments. Required & Optional Types There are two kinds of Attribute Types; Optional…

Part Level, Mute / Solo

The Main Page » Part Level, Mute / Solo

Part Level This slider determines the overall volume of the selected Part. This slider, and the Mute/Solo switches are the same as the Mute/Solo and Part Level control on the Mixer page. Range -Inf dB ~ +9.54dB Mute and Solo M (Mute) – Silences the…

Live Mode

Live Mode

LIVE MODE is a powerful feature that allows you to seamlessly switch and layer Patches. LIVE MODE was designed for use in a live performance environment, but is also an inspirational way to interact with the sounds of Trilian in composition and production…

Stack Mode

Stack Mode

STACK MODE is a powerful feature designed for creating splits, layers, and crossfades with up to eight Parts at once. STACK MODE offers a flexible environment for either live performance or composing. STACK MODE is especially useful for recording a multi-Part…

Flow Capture

Getting Started » Trilian Standalone » Flow Capture

FLOW CAPTURE is a special recording function built into the Trilian Standalone app that lets you grab spontaneous musical moments without having to open your DAW. It records audio, MIDI, and .trilian formats simultaneously, so it’s perfect for those occasions…

Output Assignment

The Mixer » Output Assignment

By default, Parts 1 ~ 8 are assigned to OUT A. However, each Part in a MULTI can be routed to any one of the 8 Output channels. Select the desired channel from the Output Channel drop-down menu. Range OUT A ~ OUT H *Please refer to the FX Architecture section…

Oscillator Main

The Layer Pages » Oscillators » Oscillator Main

The OSCILLATOR plays back Soundsources from Trilian’s massive Core Library. Soundsources range from complex, multi-sampled sounds to a single sample mapped across a keyboard. SAMPLE MAIN Soundsource Display The Soundsource Display area contains an image of…

Memory Meter

The Browsers » Operation » Memory Meter

Memory Meter The Memory Meter is a gauge that shows how much Virtual Memory is being used by the plug-in. If the Memory Meter approaches full, you will see a pop-up warning, and may need to take steps to reduce memory usage, such as enabling the Lite Version…

Host Automation

Concepts » MIDI Learn and Automation » Host Automation

All MIDI-Learnable parameters in Trilian can also be automated using the Host Automation feature. Each host handles Host Automation differently, so it’s important to understand how your specific software will interact with Trilian. Enabling Host Automation To make…

Using Trilian Sounds

Omnisphere Integration » Using Trilian Sounds

Trilian’s basses come equipped with custom controls that give you lots of creative ways to modify them. Omnisphere Integration lets you expand Trilian’s sonic possibilities even further by applying Omnisphere’s sound-shaping and performance features. Here are…

Part Number and MIDI Channel

The Mixer » Part Number and MIDI Channel

Part Number Each of Trilian’s eight parts is numbered along the far left of the MIXER page. MIDI Channel By default, Parts 1–8 are assigned sequentially to MIDI Channels 1 ~ 8. However, each Part in a MULTI can be set to respond to any one of 16 MIDI channels.…

Remote Loading of Sounds

The Browsers » Operation » Remote Loading of Sounds

Loading sounds remotely can be very handy in live and studio situations. You can achieve this by using any MIDI controller. This section will cover how to do it via MIDI using a variety of messages: Program Changes, Control Changes (CC), and Notes. MIDI Learn…

Performance Optimization

Concepts » Performance Optimization

The vast majority of Trilian Patches will play comfortably within your host, without over-stressing the computer’s CPU or memory. However some Patches employ sophisticated effects or large numbers of streamed samples, and those may require special attention. If…

Aux Sends

The Mixer » Aux Sends

Each of the four Aux Sends has its own FX Rack (accessed by selecting the FX Button at the top of the MIXER). The AUX1 ~ AUX4 knobs let you control the amount of FX applied to the Part. NOTE: The Aux Sends FX are shared by all 8 Parts in the MULTI. Please see the…

Keywords and Notes

The Browsers » Edit Tags » Keywords and Notes

Keywords Keywords are descriptive words and phrases that are outside of the scope of Attributes, but are still useful when searching and browsing sounds. Keywords can be more subjective and can be changed or added to both factory and User-created Multis and…

Descriptions

The FX Page » Descriptions

There are 33 different professional quality FX Units to choose from in the Trilian plug-in. DYNAMICS Tube Limiter Both a limiter and compressor; modeled on the fat, warm sound of the famous Fairchild™ 670 tube limiters from the 1960s. Tape Slammer This…

Glossary

Glossary

AAX Avid Audio Extension – an Avid proprietary, cross-platform plug-inn format for Pro Tools. Articulation Articulations are performance techniques that affect transitions and provide variety between multiple notes or sounds. There are many kinds of…

Controls Page

Controls Page

The Controls Page in Trilian brings together all the most useful parameters of a bass Patch, in addition to certain custom controls created by Spectrasonics Sound Designers for individual Patches. This provides a huge amount of editing power and allows you to make…

Delay

The FX Page » Delay

Trilian includes six delay units that range from the powerful Chorus Echo and tempo-driven multi-tap delays, to the modeled, tape-based Retroplex and the awesome retro-sounding Radio Delay. Synchable, time-based delays are not only useful for creating…

Sharing

Sharing

Using the Sharing feature, it’s easy for you to share your custom Trilian sounds. You can share any combination of Patches and Multis with a few simple steps. All the necessary components will be collected for you into a single .trilian file which others can…

Thinning

The Layer Pages » Oscillators » Soundsource Zoom » Thinning

In addition to Special Articulations, Soundsources may also include multiple Round Robin samples and velocity-switched samples. For this reason, a fully loaded Soundsource can use quite a bit of memory. The SAMPLE THINNING interface helps to manage the use of…

Search Field

The Browsers » Operation » Search Field

Click anywhere in the Search Field to enter search text. Press the Enter/Return key to view the filtered results. The Search function will check Names, Tags, Keywords, and even Notes to determine the search results. Selecting Attributes in the Browser Filters…

Solo and Glide

The Main Page » Solo and Glide

SOLO SOLO allows the Patch to play monophonically and is the most effective when playing lead or bass lines. It works in conjunction with the LEGATO button below it, which determines how the sound is triggered. LEGATO Legato is a triggering mode that prevents…

MIDI Learn Concepts

Concepts » MIDI Learn and Automation » MIDI Learn Concepts

MIDI Learn is an immensely powerful feature that allows you to remote control virtually any on-screen parameter with a MIDI controller. It’s a flexible system that can adapt to the MIDI device you use and allows changes made to any learned parameter to be…

Pitch Controls

The Layer Pages » Layer Page Basics » Pitch Controls

TRANSPOSE TRANSPOSE works like MIDI transposition and pitch changes are made in semitones. Changes in pitch don’t affect the sound quality of the Oscillator. This control is most often used to set the Oscillators at different semitone values, such as octaves…

Miscellaneous

System » Miscellaneous

This area provides global options for the instrument’s Startup Page, Round Robin settings, and preferences for how the Layers behave in the interface. Switch To Layer Up Activation Preference The Layer MIX sliders on the LAYER page have activation buttons…

Release Noise and Legato

The Layer Pages » Oscillators » Soundsource Zoom » Release Noise and Legato

Most of Trilian Soundsources include Special Articulations. The Special Articulations are additional Soundsources loaded in the background that will be automatically triggered depending on how a passage is performed. These two Special Articulations are Legato…

Using Projects

The Browsers » Projects » Using Projects

A Project is a user-defined collection of sounds, organized in a single group. This can be applied in many useful ways. For example, Projects can be created and named according to current jobs, different sessions, songs, or styles. You can add Multis and Patches…

Main

The Layer Pages » Oscillators » Oscillator Zoom » Main

The Main OSCILLATOR ZOOM Sub-Page contains many of the controls already present in the Layer Page, with some additions and a different layout. TRANSPOSE TRANSPOSE works like MIDI transposition and pitch changes are made in semitones. Changes in pitch don’t…

Settings Zoom

Live Mode » Settings Zoom

The SETTINGS page allows the configuration of LIVE MODE parameters. These include the Part selection methods to which LIVE MODE will respond, as well as settings for MIDI Channel, Modes, and Display Formats. Settings in Dual Live Mode When Dual Live Mode is…

Step Modifiers

Arpeggiator » Step Modifiers

Step Modifiers are powerful, flexible tools that add specific behaviors to any step, allowing you to create complex and creative patterns. Click on the square pane above each step to reveal the Step Modifier menu, then make a selection from the 5 fly-out…

Legal

Legal

The following answers to common questions about our Licensing and Copy Protection policies apply to licensed Spectrasonics users: What are the basic principles of the standard license agreement? Single-user music production/performance: Allowed Multiple users: Not…

Modulation Targets

The Layer Pages » Modulation » Modulation Targets

A Modulation Target is a parameter that can be controlled by a source. “Target” is another word for “Destination.” Trilian has an extensive set of over 70 different modulation targets available. They are grouped into six categories: Oscillator Pitch…

Display

The Layer Pages » Envelopes » Envelope Zoom » Display

The contour of the current Envelope can be modified from this display. The point to the extreme left is always the Attack time and on the last two points on the right are the Sustain level and the Release time stages. Time is represented horizontally and Level is…

Modulation Sections

The Layer Pages » Modulation » Modulation Sections

When a parameter is modulated, the routing is automatically shown in two sections: in the left sidebar of the plug-in (replacing the Mini-Browser) and the Modulation section of the Layer pages. They both have similar controls, with the advantage that the sidebar on…

Controls

The Layer Pages » Envelopes » Controls

The AHDSR Envelope controls operate the same way for all the different envelope types in Trilian. The screenshot above is from the Envelopes Zoom page, but illustrates what a standard AHDSR Envelope looks like. The first to second point (or Stage) is the Attack…

Functions

Arpeggiator » Functions

Click on the down arrow to the right of the page header to reveal the pop-up menu. Duplicate Range Duplicates the active step range and places the copy directly after the last step in the active range. For example if the active range is 8 steps long, it copies…

Key Tracking

The Layer Pages » Filters » FIlter Zoom » Key Tracking

The KEY control on the FILTER ZOOM page is identical to the KEY slider on the EDIT page. The Filter Key Tracking is a dedicated modulation control. It determines to what extent the cutoff frequncy will track the keyboard. The higher the KEY value is set, the more…

Frequency Modulation

The Layer Pages » Oscillators » Oscillator Zoom » Frequency Modulation

FM stands for Frequency Modulation. FM has been a feature on synthesizers since the 1960s, but it became mainstream in the 1980s with Yamaha’s DX/TX series of digital synthesizers. It was well-known for producing glassy, metallic, and other harmonically complex…

Key Tracking

The Layer Pages » Filters » Key Tracking

The Filter Key Tracking knob is a dedicated modulation control. It determines to what extent the cutoff frequency will track the keyboard. The higher the KEY value is set, the more the filter will open over the upper range of the keyboard and close in the lower…

Envelope

The Layer Pages » Filters » FIlter Zoom » Envelope

The Filter ENV control is identical to the ENV control found on the LAYER pages. The Filter Envelope Depth is a dedicated modulation control. It sets the amount that the Filter Envelope controls the cutoff frequency. At minimum setting, the Filter Envelope has no…

Ring Modulation

The Layer Pages » Oscillators » Oscillator Zoom » Ring Modulation

RING is short for Ring Modulation, which is similar in concept to FM (and the parameters are exactly the same as those in the FM sub-page). In Ring Modulation the frequencies of both oscillators are multiplied, which changes their overall amplitude. Traditionally,…

Timbre

The Layer Pages » Oscillators » Oscillator Main » Timbre

The TIMBRE slider alters the tonal characteristics of the Soundsource in different ways. There are two TIMBRE modes: CRUSH and SHIFT. The center-point of this bi-directional slider is null—meaning no TIMBRE change will occur. TIMBRE CRUSH MODE –…

Moving, Crossfading, and Resizing

Stack Mode » Moving, Crossfading, and Resizing

Moving To move a Region, click inside the Region and drag horizontally. NOTE: You can only drag Regions horizontally, and not vertically across Rows. To relocate a Part to another Row, simply add the Part to the desired Row by right-clicking and using the Add Part…

Info Zoom Views

The Browsers » Operation » Info Zoom Views

When the Info View mode is selected, the right column contains information about the selected sound. In addition, there is a Zoom Button that will open a Zoom View for additional details about the sound. The Zoom Views in the different Browsers contain similar…

Velocity Curve Zoom

The Main Page » Velocity Curve » Velocity Curve Zoom

Clicking the Zoom icon next to the different Velocity Curve presets opens the VELOCITY CURVE ZOOM. This page provides detailed controls to modify the velocity curve of a Patch. The Velocity curve settings are global to the Part—meaning they will be applied to all…

Vintage Compressor

The FX Page » Dynamics » Vintage Compressor

Although the Modern and Vintage Compressors have nearly identical controls, the sound and response characteristics couldn’t be more different. The VINTAGE COMPRESSOR was modeled on the vintage UA LA-2A™ and 1176™ style response curves, but have more…

Displaying and Navigating Results

The Browsers » Operation » Displaying and Navigating Results

There are numerous options available to change how sounds are organized and displayed, and for navigating the sounds in the Info Area. The controls for these options are found in the Browser Footer. These tools allow you to sort sounds in different ways, including…

Mod Matrix Zoom

The Layer Pages » Modulation » Mod Matrix Zoom

Selecting the Zoom icon on the Modulation header will open the MOD MATRIX ZOOM view. This view offers precise control over all of the modulation routings in the Patch. The advantage of this zoom view is that the many routings can be displayed for editing…

Envelope Depth

The Layer Pages » Filters » Envelope Depth

The Filter Envelope Depth is a dedicated modulation control. It sets the amount that the Filter Envelope controls the cutoff frequency. At minimum setting, the Filter Envelope has no effect on the cutoff. The higher the setting, the greater effect the Filter…

Chaos

The Layer Pages » Envelopes » Envelope Zoom » Chaos

The envelope contour can be randomized with the special CHAOS feature. CHAOS can change the level settings for all the points in an Envelope as well as the curve transitions between the points. CHAOS works by taking the existing points in an Envelope and…

BPM Delay X2

The FX Page » Delay » BPM Delay X2

The BPM Delay X2 offers dual monoaural delays that are always synchronized to the host’s tempo. The feedback and drive controls can produce some cool sounds with the built-in resonant filtering. MINI-SLIDER Controls the mix of the dry signal and the processed…

Velocity

Arpeggiator » Velocity

The VELOCITY control determines how much the velocity of incoming notes affects the dynamics of the Arpeggiator pattern. At the maximum setting, keyboard velocity overrides all of the velocity settings in the Arpeggiator’s steps. As the setting gets closer to…

Modern Compressor

The FX Page » Dynamics » Modern Compressor

The MODERN COMPRESSOR has a bright, “solid-state” sound character with a fast, snappy response curve. The Modern Compressor was modeled after the legendary SSL™ compressors found in their renowned consoles that have been used on many hit records. This…

Phase

The Layer Pages » LFOs » Phase

The small LFO Phase slider determines the point at which the LFO waveform will begin its cycle. If the slider is set to minimum, the LFO will begin its cycle at the start of the waveform. As the phase is increased, the point in the waveform that the LFO will begin…

Tube Limiter

The FX Page » Dynamics » Tube Limiter

The Tube Limiter in Trilian is both a limiter and compressor and is an ideal tool for pumping things up in a musical way. It was modeled on the warm sound of the famous Fairchild™ 670 tube limiters of the 1960s with a fixed internal compression ratio and a slower,…

Browser Footer

The Browsers » Mini-Browser Overview » Browser Footer

The Mini-Browser footer provides additional sorting options, a Shuffle button, Up/Down stepper arrows, and an Audition button. Mini-Browser Up/Down Arrow Keys When enabled you can use the arrow keys in your ASCII keyboard to step through Patches or Multis in…

Mix / Path / Gain

The Layer Pages » Oscillators » Oscillator Zoom » Waveshaper » Mix / Path / Gain

MIX The MIX slider controls the balance between the original Oscillator’s signal and the Waveshaped sound. If the mix is at the minimum setting, then the effect of the Waveshaper is not heard. When set to the maximum, only the Waveshaped signal is heard.…