discoDSP has announced the release of Beta 2 of Bliss, a new sampler instrument plugin that is also able to load and host VSTi instruments for multi-sampling them without any quality loss for Mac, Windows & Linux.

discoDSP Bliss macro view

Changes in Bliss Beta 2

  • Added Samples and SFZ export with 24-bit resolution.
  • Added an options to play slices until the end of the sample or only at the next slice boundary.
  • Added an option to unload automatically the plugin after sampling.
  • Added an option to freeze plugin appending samples to current program to create multi layered sound easily.
  • Added keyboard focus indication to wave view.
  • Added crossfade loop range slider.
  • Added sustain pedal midi support (sample will sustain indefinitely until pedal is switched to off, which will then trigger release stage).
  • Added GUI size allowed to go as low as 60%.
  • Added macro editor min and max sliders now display real parameter values.
  • Improved interpolators (normal and high for real time / extreme for offline).
  • Improved voice generation speedup.
  • Improved support for plugin hosting.
  • Improved modulation destination amount display of unipolar/bipolar values.
  • Changed macros controls moved to envelope section.
  • Changed downsampling filter passband to allow more frequencies near nyquist while still decrease aliasing.
  • Changed beta release expiration dialog appears when 7 days are left instead of 30.
  • Fixed bug LFO2 amount behaving incorrectly in some cases.
  • Fixed SF2 import for files with more than a single program.
  • Fixed SFZ import.
  • Fixed oversampling messing up plugin hosting.
  • Fixed the use of slices and loop modes at the same time.

Bliss is available for purchase at 50% off until the beta period ends (regular $99 USD / 89 EUR / £59 GBP). Previous customers can download beta 2 at Members Area.

More information: discoDSP / Bliss