Zoë Blade\'s notebook

Atari ST MIDI sequencer timeline

Year Systems & specs C-LAB & Emagic Steinberg The Digital Muse Dr. T Hybrid Arts Intelligent Music Other
1982 First MIDI instruments released, C64 released
1983 MIDI spec published[1][2][3][4]
1984
1985 Atari ST released, with GUI + bult-in MIDI[5][6]
1986 SuperTrack (C64)[7][8] Pro-16 V2 (C64),[9][10][11] Pro-24 V1.0[12][13] Keyboard Controlled Sequencer (C64)[14] MIDI Recorder[15][16]
1987 Creator V1[17][18] Keyboard Controlled Sequencer V1.0,[19] V1.3[20] MIDITrack ST[21] Iconix,[22][23] Super Conductor[24][25]
1988 Standard MIDI File (SMF) spec published[26][27][28] Notator/Creator V2.0 (Notator introduced)[29][30][31] Pro-24 V3[32][33] MIDI Recording Studio V1.1[34] SMPTETrack[35] M,[36][37] MIDIDraw[38] MIDIDrummer,[39] MIDIGrid,[38] MIDISoft Studio[40]
1989 Cubase V1[41][42][43][44][45] Virtuoso[46][47][48] Realtime[49][50][51] The Final Cut,[52] Master Tracks Pro,[53] MIDIDrummer V2,[54][55] Trackman[56][57][58][59]
1990 Cubase V1.5,[60] Cubase V2.0[61] Prodigy[62] Tiger,[63][64][65] Tiger Cub V1.0[66][67] Sequencer One,[68][69] Trax[70]
1991 Notator/Creator V3.0[71][72][73] KCS Omega[74] SMPTETrack Gold[75][76]
1992 C-LAB Atari Falcon mod? Notator/Creator V3.1[77][78] Cubase V3[79][80] Rave[81] Tiger Cub V2.0
1993 Notator Logic V1.5[82] Sweet Sixteen V2[83]

References

  1. Introducing the MIDI Electronics & Music Maker, May 1983
  2. Climb Aboard The MIDI Bus Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Nov 1983
  3. MIDI Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Dec 1983
  4. The MIDI 1.0 Specification Electronics & Music Maker, May 1984
  5. Atari 520ST Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1985
  6. Atari 520ST MIDI Computer International Musician & Recording World, Nov 1985
  7. C-LAB Supertrack Sound On Sound, May 1986
  8. Multitracking On A Budget Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1986
  9. Professional Conduct Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1986
  10. The Professional's Choice Sound On Sound, Apr 1986
  11. The Soft Parade In Tune, Jun 1986
  12. Thinking Of Going 24-Track? Sound On Sound, Jul 1986
  13. Software Tracking Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1986
  14. Doctor! Doctor! Sound On Sound, Mar 1986
  15. MoPro Atari 520ST MIDI Software Electronics & Music Maker, Apr 1986
  16. The Musical Micro International Musician & Recording World, Jun 1986
  17. C-LAB Creator Sound On Sound, Nov 1987
  18. C-LAB Creator Music Technology, Dec 1987
  19. Dr T Keyboard Controlled Sequencer Music Technology, Mar 1987
  20. Dr T's Keyboard Controlled Sequencer Sound On Sound, Jul 1987
  21. Hybrid Arts MIDITrack ST Music Technology, Jun 1987
  22. Iconix MIDI Sequencer Sound On Sound, Jun 1987
  23. Iconix Software Music Technology, Aug 1987
  24. Super Conductor Sound On Sound, Aug 1987
  25. Microdeal Super Conductor Music Technology, Jan 1988
  26. MIDI Files Music Technology, Jan 1989
  27. Protocol Micro Music, Jan 1990
  28. Standard MIDI Files Sound On Sound, Feb 1992
  29. C-LAB Notator Sound On Sound, Sep 1988
  30. C-LAB Creator And Notator Music Technology, Feb 1989
  31. C-LAB Creator Micro Music, Jun 1989
  32. Steinberg Pro24 III Music Technology, Jul 1988
  33. Steinberg Pro24 Version III Sound On Sound, Aug 1988
  34. Dr T's Midi Recording Studio Music Technology, May 1988
  35. Hybrid Arts SmpteTrack Sound On Sound, Apr 1988
  36. Intelligent Music M Music Technology, Mar 1988
  37. Intelligent Music Sound On Sound, Aug 1988
  38. Alternative Instruments Sound On Sound, May 1989
  39. Bit by Bit MIDIDrummer Music Technology, Feb 1988
  40. MIDIsoft Studio Music Technology, Nov 1988
  41. Steinberg Cubase Music Technology, Aug 1989
  42. Steinberg Cubase Music Technology, Sep 1989
  43. Steinberg Cubase Sound On Sound, Aug 1989
  44. Clash of the Titans Micro Music, Oct 1989
  45. Cubase In-depth Micro Music, Jan 1990
  46. Virtuoso Sound On Sound, Sep 1989
  47. TDM Virtuoso Music Technology, Oct 1989
  48. Virtuoso In-Depth Micro Music, Dec 1989
  49. Intelligent Music Realtime 1.1 Music Technology, Apr 1989
  50. Feels so Real Micro Music, Jun 1989
  51. RealTime Intelligent Sequencer Sound On Sound, Aug 1989
  52. The Final Cut Sound On Sound, Jul 1989
  53. Master or Servant Micro Music, Apr 1989
  54. Bit By Bit MIDIDrummer Music Technology, Jun 1989
  55. MIDIDrummer Sound On Sound, Jun 1989
  56. Hollis Research Trackman Music Technology, Mar 1989
  57. The Trackman Cometh Micro Music, Aug 1989
  58. Trackman Sequencer Sound On Sound, Nov 1988
  59. Trackman Sequencer Sound On Sound, Dec 1988
  60. Steinberg Cubase v1.5 Music Technology, Apr 1990
  61. Cubase 2.0 Sound On Sound, Dec 1990
  62. The Digital Muse Prodigy Music Technology, Apr 1990
  63. Tiger Feet Micro Music, Mar 1990
  64. Dr.T's Tiger Sound On Sound, Mar 1990
  65. Dr T's Tiger Music Technology, Jun 1990
  66. Dr. T's Tiger Cub Sound On Sound, Jun 1990
  67. Dr T's Tiger Cub Music Technology, Nov 1990
  68. Sequencer One Micro Music, Mar 1990
  69. Gajits Sequencer One Music Technology, Mar 1990
  70. Passport Trax Music Technology, Dec 1990
  71. C-LAB Creator/Notator V3 Music Technology, Mar 1991
  72. C-LAB Notator V3.0 Sound On Sound, Apr 1991
  73. C-LAB Notator 3.0 Sound On Sound, May 1991
  74. Dr T'S KCS Omega Music Technology, Dec 1991
  75. Hybrid Arts SMPTETrack Gold Music Technology, Sep 1991
  76. Hybrid Arts EditTrack Gold ST Sequencer Sound On Sound, Sep 1991
  77. C-LAB Creator/Notator 3.1 Music Technology, Jan 1992
  78. Back On Top? Sound On Sound, Mar 1992
  79. Steinberg Cubase 3.0 Sound On Sound, Apr 1992
  80. Steinberg Cubase 3.0 Sound On Sound, May 1992
  81. TDM Rave Music Technology, Jul 1992
  82. Emagic Notator Logic Music Technology, Aug 1993
  83. Roni Music Sweet 16 Music Technology, Dec 1993

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