Audio preview triggers when highlighting notes

The Piano Roll would benefit substantially if the audio preview triggered when a user selects / highlights a note or group of notes.

This is useful for drafting chord progressions as you can surgically preview pieces of chord rapidly to hone in on the notes you actually want.

What problem(s) would this feature resolve?

Audio preview of notes requires an additional click, which is not ideal nor necessary.

How does this feature fit in Bitwig as a product?

It’s a small improvement in a very common workflow.

Is there already an alternative way to achieve this on Bitwig?

Right now you can have an audio preview of a note or a group of notes (played as a chord) by clicking (single note) or shift clicking (group of notes). Also by dragging the note or groups of notes to a different position.

Could it be implemented using Bitwig components or APIs, without Bitwig team’s support?


Could it be provided by a VST or something else reasonably integrated with Bitwig?


Are there other products that offer this feature?

Ableton Live

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