VST-AU Blofeld Editor User Manual

VST-AU Blofeld Editor

Note - This manual only covers information related to the specific product and synthesizer model. Please also see the Global User Manual for more information about the main portions of the software that are not specific to the synthesizer model.

This software will work with the Waldorf Blofeld desktop and keyboard model synthesizers. Runs on 64bit MacOS 10.15 - 12 and Windows 10 - 11 systems. Plug-ins work with recent and latest versions of Steinberg Cubase & Nuendo, Ableton Live, Apple Logic Pro, Propellerheads Reason, Cakewalk Bandlab, MOTU Digital Performer, Presonus StudioOne, Bitwig Studio, Cockos Reaper, ImageLine FLStudio, Acoustica Mixcraft, and AcidPro Next, and other DAW's that support independent MIDI port I/O configurations. For DAW Host setup information, please see the DAW Setup Guide.


Table of Contents


Required Settings on the Synthesizer

You will need to make the following settings on the Blofeld to properly use the software.

MIDI Channel = omni
Device ID = 0 (you can use any setting, just make sure the setting in the editor matches the device ID on the unit).
Ctrl Send = Ctrl+SysEx
Ctrl Receive = On


Using The Graphical User Interface

The graphical user interface of the VST-AU Blofeld™ Editor™ is designed for maximum ease of use, giving you easy Waldorf to all of the parameters and common functions. You are also able to rename, modify and browse the Patches right inside the Editor itself. All controls are handled via either a slider, knob, combo box, button or text edit box.


The SOUND/FX User Interface View

The VST-AU Blofeld™ Editor™ SOUND/FX tab screen (not shown to scale)...

VST-AU Blofeld Editor Main view

The FX views change based on the Effect 1 and Effect 2 Types selected..


Use the Mouse Scroll Wheel to increment slider and knob movements in single increments.

Double-click a slider or knob to set it to 'middle' position.

Use the arrow buttons on your keyboard to move up and down on combo boxes.


The MODS/ARP User Interface View

The VST-AU Blofeld™ Editor™ MODS/ARP screen (not shown to scale)...

VST-AU Blofeld Editor Mods/Arp View

  • The Arp Diagram will update it's view based on the Arp settings. This view matches the view on the Blofeld.
  • The Arp Diagram will show the number of steps that are selected for the 'Pattern Length' setting.



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