Pitch correction while editing audio clips

Audio pitch correction inside the Detail Editor Panel for audio clips, based on MIDI and MPE data deduced from the audio clip. In practice this would extend the micro-pitch expression editing (already available to MIDI clips) to audio clips as well.

This feature request depends on the implementation of Audio to MIDI converter.

This is approximately how a midi-track converted from an audio track in Bitwig might look like:

In the screenshot we are in the audio clip editing window. The detected pitch curve is marked in pink. The waveform is in gray in the background. The yellow rectangle is roughly recognized midi note.

What problem(s) would this feature resolve?

this feature will allow you to edit the pitch curve of audio tracks directly in the editing window without resorting to third-party plugins such as Melodyne and AutoTune.

How does this feature fit in Bitwig as a product?

Bitwig is well suited for high-quality detailed music production. Vocal pitch correction is an important part of music production.

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


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?

Yes, with plugins such as Celemony Melodyne or Antares Autotune. Howeverm, this is done with great restrictions because these plugins don’t support MPE (supported in Bitwig) but ARA (which is not supported in Bitwig). Therefore, so far these plugins cannot be sufficiently mutually integrated.

Are there other products that offer this feature?

Yes, Logic has Flex Pitch, Cubase has VariAudio. Also, these products support the ARA protocol for Melodyne and AutoTune plugins.

Relevant links (optional)

This is how Flex Pitch looks in Logic, for example:


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