Reference 4.4.3 Release Notes

Date of release: 27/02/2020

Systemwide

  • Improved architecture that was causing upwards latency drift when the CPU was under heavy load
  • [macOS] Increased the audio thread priority
  • Fixed a bug that prevented users from saving a preset
  • Fixed a bug which displayed the wrong output channels for multi output and named output interfaces

Reference 4.4.2 Release Notes

Date of release: 02/01/2020

Systemwide

  • Fixed a bug in DSP core that caused issues with audio calibration (Fixed in Build 92)
  • Added support for assigning MIDI controls to bypass button, preset selection and Mono mode
  • Systemwide backs up the configuration file if it fails to migrate the old settings to a new version of the application
  • Added an audio logging feature in Settings – Audio
  • Added a “Provide feedback” option in Systemwide
  • Added a dialogue when switching between ASIO and WASAPI modes. This can be disabled in Settings – Notifications
  • More information added during onboarding regarding XREF 20 microphones
  • Added a description for the Safety buffer feature in Audio Settings
  • Added units to selectable values in Settings – Audio
  • Headphone profile list now includes all profiles for headphones with multiple modes
  • [Win] When clicking on taskbar icon, Systemwide window is minimized, if already opened
  • Fixed the low resolution SW icon in tray menu
  • Fixed visual issues with various curves represented in Systemwide UI
  • Fixed the default channels selected for an output device when creating new presets
  • [macOS] Fixed Systemwide not launching on startup in some cases
  • Fixed an issue with gain control once Safe Headroom is enabled
  • Fixed some buggy behaviour of the onboarding survey that appears after listening to some audio
  • Fixed the automatic channel population when creating a new preset
  • [macOS] Fixed an issue that caused Systemwide to not recognize a previously connected device
  • Removed “Reference 4 Trial” text from UI if a valid Headphone Edition of Reference is activated
  • Some minor fixes in design, texts and functionality

Plugin

  • Fixed a bug in DSP core that caused issues with audio calibration (Fixed in Build 92)
  • Added a “Provide feedback” option in Reference Plugin
  • Fixed an issue which caused Studio One 4 to freeze when transforming several tracks to audio
  • Minor fixes in texts

Measure

  • More information added during onboarding regarding XREF 20 microphones
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes caused debug mode to crash the application

Reference 4.4.1 Release Notes

Date of release: 22/10/2019

Systemwide

  • Headphone profile list now batches the headphone profiles by manufacturer instead of showing all profiles in a single alphabetical list
  • Added links to Privacy Policy in several views
  • Added an optional Safety Buffer in Settings – Audio. Selecting this can solve minor sound artefacts present in some setups
  • Buttons in New update available alerts now lead to Reference Downloads page instead of serving an offline installer
  • Several minor design tweaks, including title bar appearance and visual element alignment
  • Opening a SWPROJ or SWHP file now opens the Add Preset dialogue with the specific file already loaded in place
  • Educational licenses displayed correctly in UI and license views
  • Preset names are generated automatically when copying an existing preset. User can still edit the name if necessary
  • If no devices are available, correct disabled states are presented in Settings
  • When adding Individually Calibrated headphones, type cursor placed in the input field as the view is opened
  • When adding new Average correction profiles, preset names are generated automatically. User can still edit the name if necessary
  • Added a Restart audio playback engine in the set-up guide of Systemwide which can solve some audio issues occurring the set-up
  • In-app survey for new users now appears later and only after some audio has passed through Systemwide
  • Fixed a bug that prevented changing volume if no preset was selected
  • Fixed a bug which caused channel names to be displayed incorrectly in Settings view
  • Fixed a bug that caused onboarding tooltips to appear incorrectly
  • Fixed a bug that caused Systemwide to crash when quitting the app
  • Fixed a bug that caused Systemwide to display the wrong output channel name
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes caused Systemwide to crash on startup
  • Fixed a bug that caused Systemwide to show Your trial has ended alert for new users
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Systemwide showing all available buffer sizes in ASIO mode for some devices
  • Other minor minor visual and performance fixes

Plugin

  • Fixed a bug which prevented Individually Calibrated headphone profiles to be loaded in the plugin
  • Added links to Privacy Policy in several views

Measure

  • Added links to Privacy Policy in several views

Reference 4.4. Release Notes

Date of release: 26/09/2019

Systemwide

  • New Presets sidebar allows easier management of user output devices and calibration profiles. More info regarding this can be found here.
  • [Win] Users can now launch Systemwide in ASIO mode if their output device does not support WASAPI. You can find the option to do so in Settings – Audio.
  • Starting from this release onwards Systemwide will detect if a new version is released and notify the user. User can also manually check for updates from Systemwide GUI. Disable the notifications from Settings – Notifications.
  • [macOS] Support for macOS 10.15 Catalina added
  • Output channels can be selected separately, as opposed to having them in pairs. Useful for switching the Left/Right channels or configuring more complex setups.
  • Retry button now available if license activation fails due to network issues.
  • Systemwide starts in Dark Theme for new users if their operating system is set to dark mode too.
  • User has the option to disable the GPU process, which can decrease energy consumption but might introduce visual artifacts. Find the option in Settings – General.
  • Setup guide flow slightly improved to provide more clarity for new users.
  • [macOS] Fixed a bug that caused multiple notifications to appear at the same time.
  • [Win] Fixed a bug that prompted users to calibrate unsupported devices, crashing the playback engine.
  • [Win] Fixed an issue with a white border for the title bar in the Dark Theme.
  • [Win] Added the missing title for Systemwide in the taskbar.
  • Added the version and build numbers to the license information view.
  • Minor design and performance updates.

Plugin

Starting from this release onwards Reference Plugin will detect if a new version is released and notify the user. User can also manually check for updates from the Plugin.