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Expansions & MiniPaks

Styles & Drummers


If you are a customer, please use your 'Rayzoon Downloads' page (WINDOWS) or 'JamstixManager' (OSX) to download the latest available Jamstix update. If you cannot find it, click here to have it sent to you.

Version 3.6.5 - 11/27/2015

  • WINDOWS: fixed floating point error on some machines with certain Windows patches
  • WINDOWS: fixed load issues with certain characters in user name
  • fixed hihat opening controller assignment reverting to #4 on project load
  • fixed MIDI export using hihat opening controller #4 regardless of value in kit
  • fixed panning issues with CS sounds
  • added hihat opening controller assignment to 'Show MIDI Controllers' in the brain menu
  • program changes and MIDI controllers are now ignored if they are not on the selected MIDI control channel

Version 3.6.0 - 06/24/2014

  • added OSX version
  • added 64-bit AAX format (Windows & OSX), RTAS no longer supported
  • added 32-bit and 64-bit AU format (OSX)
  • implemented MIDI drag-&-drop to host
    • CTRL-Drag song name->song export
    • CTRL-Drag part name->part export
    • CTRL-Drag bar icon->bar export
    • MIDI files can be dragged from Explorer onto free brain space to create a groove importer for the file
  • improved audio jam behavior and response control
  • improved import dialog for groove importer and MIDI import menu items
  • added 400 grooves from Jamstix 1 as 'Jamstix 1' styles
  • added 201 fills from Jamstix 1 to 'fills' folder for use with 'Load Fill' (bar menu)
  • added link to PDF manuals to song menu
  • added BFD3 kits and key maps
  • added GM MIDI ONLY kits
  • improved save times for projects with large number of parts
  • added 'MIDI OUTPUT ONLY' option to 'Add To Kit' context menu
  • Jamcussion kit load dialog now excludes 'Empty' kits and shows contents of 'Jamcussion' folder directly
  • 'Add Cymbal Wash' now uses Crash #2 instead of Crash #4
  • AUTO SAVE now defaults to new mode EXIT, which automatically stores a "LAST" revision point on exit
  • revisions filter is no longer affected by song name changes
  • added Expand/Collapse buttons to kit load dialog
  • audio jam settings are now saved globally
  • added 'Bounce' option if audio rendering issues are encountered during bounce, mixdown or freeze in the host
  • added options to limb menu to copy/paste limbs
  • added 'Add Groove To Style' to bar menu as fast way to add hand-edited groove elements to an existing style
  • added 'Set All To MIDI Output Only' to kit context menu
  • added 'Remove All Offset Assignments' to kit context menu
  • added option to change PC numbers in liveloop mode via variable LiveloopsPatchOffset
  • holding CTRL while clicking the bar editor trash can causes locked notes to also be deleted
  • MIDI input is now passed-through to output to support chained plugins
  • when in liveloop auto-advance mode, 'Big Time' window will display appropriate message
  • new INI parameter 'MIDICC_Offset' sets controller number to trigger song offsetting
  • new INI parameter 'MIDICC_OffsetZero' sets controller number to reset song offset
  • song builder can now use Jamstix 1 RDM kits
  • double-clicking bar editor to create a note now also selects it
  • Fill Generator: KICK->CYMBALS are now produced over any existing kick note, not just those created by the SINGLE kick setting
  • Fill Generator: added KICK->PRIO control to adjust priority of KICK->CYMBALS notes produced
  • added options to song menu to set and reset a song offset (useful for projects with multiple linear takes)
  • resets hihat opening override when host starts playing
  • RDM kits (Jamstix 1) are now supported again in 'Load Kit' dialog
  • song sheet now supports 'double-click->Change Style' and 'double-click->Change Player' in their respective modes
  • added kit menu option 'No MIDI Output For Internal Sounds' (useful when combining internal sounds with 3rd party plugins)
  • fixed wizard song list logic when using subfolders
  • fixed default song wizard reverting to default later unless style is changed
  • fixed fill controller mappings not loading/saving with map file
  • fixed incorrect hints on some jamming options
  • fixed status line not showing values when adjusting velocity or HH openness via mousewheel in bar editor
  • fixed MIDI files being locked after import
  • fixed error in hihat foot option of the 'Tom Groove' brain element
  • fixed brain scroll setting being retained when switching brain aspect
  • fixed bar/beat display when playing before song zero offset point
  • fixed errors when song looping and liveloops are both enabled
  • fixed issue with limited layers loading after previewing a kit
  • fixed issue with virtual kit layout when the snare is removed
  • fixed any remaining issues with host close/unload crashes
  • removed warning message when loading projects with Jamstix in drum module mode
  • fixed liveloop program change requests not working
  • fixed 'revisions' folder not being created
  • fixed 'Add Part->Ending' placing new part in the wrong place
  • fixed sub-level display in kit tree view
  • added mixer menu
  • 'Clear Song' now properly resets the brain display
  • fixed limb menu not working in Jamcussion mode
  • various minor fixes

Version 3.5.0 - 11/19/2012

  • added native 64-bit VST (PC) support
  • added native 32-bit RTAS (PC) support
  • improved Pak installer that supports installing multiple files at once
  • improved AVLM sample selection logic
  • cosmetic user interface changes
  • improved mouse wheel support
  • brain randomizer no longer affects feel settings
  • optional song builder structure entry dialog box (for hosts that always intercept keystrokes)
  • sub-hosting removed, use MIDI routing with new key map support instead

Version 3.3.0 - 12/16/2011

  • fixed instability on 64-bit OS with various hosts under certain circumstances
  • improved interface load speed
  • new licensing system with a single license key file for Jamstix and all authorized expansions plus web-based download link/license key retrieval self-service
  • style, drummer and kit load dialogs now restrict data based on drumset mode versus Jamcussion mode
  • added 'Save Groove As Style' to bar editor for easy use of manually created grooves with SongBuilder
  • added 'Open Hihat' to brain element menu to show/hide the hihat open level knob for elements that use that information
  • 'Power' brain knob now works on 'Importer' to amplify/attenuate velocities of imported grooves
  • 'New Part - Create Intro' now automatically loads the 'Intro' style
  • added jamstix3.ini option 'AlwaysSync' to have JS stay synched to host position even when host is stopped

Version 3.2.0 - 08/29/2011

  • while in preview loop, the current bar can now be changed via clicking on the bar timeline
  • added 'End Crash' sound selection option to fill generator and global action menu
  • added 'Send Whole Kit To MIDI Channel' function to kit menu
  • sound selection menus now also show related kit piece name
  • added options to 'Global Actions' in song menu to enable/disable start crash and end crash options for fills
  • added velocity offset for Jamcussion. Hold ALT while in JC mode and the song power knob will show and adjust this offset. Turn left to reduce JC power and vice versa
  • added 'Position-Based Dampening' to kit menu, saved to project
  • AUTO and BAR settings now save globally
  • added 'List Brain Elements' to brain menu
  • groove brain elements can now be moved (left-click header)
  • added missing value display for several brain controls
  • added list of installed expansions to ABOUT screen (click on JAMSTIX header)
  • added ini file option 'LargeTuningRange'. If set to 1, kit editor tuning will be +/- 80% versus the default 20%
  • velocity line color in the bar editor can now be changed in ini file as BGR value (i.e BEVeloColor=$00FF00 is green)
  • locked note color in the bar editor can now be changed in ini file as BGR value (i.e BELockedColor=$FF0000 is blue)
  • fixed copy/paste of multiple parts
  • fixed problem with spaces when renaming Jamstix classic controls
  • fixed fill settings resetting when adding groove or accent brain elements
  • fixed GUI confusion when re-opening JS in Jamcussion mode with GUI caching disabled
  • fixed mixer being bypassed when 'Never Downmix' is enabled
  • fixed 'Behavior' and 'Alternating' not updating in GUI when changed via MIDI controller
  • fixed groove weights resetting when reloading non 4/4-projects
  • fixed problem in the 'Freestyle' hihat opening element
  • fixed problem when loading liveloop songs
  • fixed 'Turn Groove Into Style' not working with groove-changing players
  • fixed 'Auto Snare' not working with 'Jamstix Classic' style
  • fixed static tom usage in "Tom Groove" element
  • fixed graphic overlap in Jamstix Classic brain controls for non-4/4 meters
  • fixed error when changing hihat sound
  • fixed problem with excessive snare notes with certain styles
  • fixed groove functions of player models creating notes in intro parts
  • locked notes are no longer suppressed by blocking functions such as 'Early Downbeat'

Version 3.1.2 - 02/05/2011

  • fixed some notes not being recalled properly when loading projects under certain circumstances
  • fixed some ticks not composing when changing brain elements in preview mode

Version 3.1.0 - 01/28/2011

  • various fixes for 64-bit hosts
  • improved kit loading speed
  • fixed freeze pauses while loading kit pieces and playing
  • fixed ASIO overloads with GUI open for some users
  • fixed intermittent CPU overloads for Cantabile users
  • the bar editor now allows full editing in preview mode
  • kit piece hit animation is now also active in 'MIDI Out Only' mode
  • multi-select in the bar editor now shows selection while dragging
  • fixed JS staying as top window when mousewheel support is on
  • pasting fill settings and style/drummer now works with multiple selected parts

Version 3.0.2 - 07/29/2010

  • added 'Compact Interface' support (930x600)
  • GUI performance improvements
  • added Toontrack mappings provided by The_B
  • song builder now automatically assigns liveloop trigger notes
  • song builder now avoids parts with the exact same name
  • song builder now stores part and chorus length selections
  • mousewheel now alters velocity of selected bar editor events (hihat opening if CTRL is held)
  • added option to control pitch naming convention
  • locked notes now take priority over non-locked notes on the same tick
  • left-click on part in liveloop mode now triggers a part change
  • right-click on an event in the bar editor, when no other events are selected, opens content menu for that sound
  • fixed velocity map saving
  • fixed event pasting in Compact GUI mode
  • fixed events accumulating with repeated copying
  • fixed song looping option
  • fixed lock up when using brain accent randomizer or accent list arrows with certains styles or players
  • fixed downbeat events sometimes missing in MIDI export/drag&drop when using medium or high latency
  • fixed access violation when using 'Install Pak' or 'Load Plugin DLL' with 64-bit OS on certain system configurations

Version 3.0.1 - 05/18/2010

  • stopped accents and fills recomposing when using 'Auto' and changing groove brain settings
  • fixed internal sound timing problems when using very high latencies
  • fixed kit display problems when using Parallel VM with shared documents folder
  • fixed shank logic dropping notes when no shank sound is loaded
  • some performance improvements when GUI is open on multi-core systems
  • Jamcussion now properly silences during ending parts
  • added option to disable note display in bar icons to improve GUI performance at low latencies (BarIconNotes=0)
  • modified activation logic to avoid blue screen with some audio drivers that cause them while waiting for an audio buffer

Version 3.0.0 05/05/2010

  • first public release

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