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Windows:

  • PC with Windows 7 (with SP 1), Windows 8 or Windows 10
  • DAW with VST or AU Support
  • Broadband internet connection for installation
  • 20mb free disk space
  • PC and DAW must be 64-bit

Mac:

  • Intel® Mac with Mac OS X 10.7 – MacOS 12
  • DAW with VST or AU Support
  • Broadband internet connection for installation
  • 20mb free disk space

Harvest is compatible in 64-bit hosts in both Mac and PC. It also works with the M1 Mac hardware. As of now, there is no Pro Tools support.

  • Ableton Live
  • Logic Pro X
  • FL Studio
  • Studio One
  • Cubase
  • Reaper
  • Bitwig
  • Cakewalk
  • Mixcraft
  • Waveform
  • MuLab
  • Maschine (with Blue Cat’s Patchworks)
  • Reason (with Blue Cat’s Patchworks)
  • More…

If you purchased Harvest and did not have the opportunity to create an account on our website, please email support at contact@harvestplugins.com

If you currently have Harvest installed, click the link below to update the plugin file without running the installer:

If you do not have Harvest installed, please login to your account to obtain the installer and license key.

Latest Version – Harvest 1.2.0

Note: The update found below will only work for those who have purchased Harvest and have it already installed.
Instructions:

  1. Download the file for Windows or Mac below
  2. Unzip the .dll, .vst or .component file
  3. Replace Harvest with the downloaded file in your VST folder
  4. Mac Only: Place .component file into your Components folder

Because you have already validated using the installer, you will not need to enter your serial number to update the file.

Development Notes

Harvest

1.2.0 Patch Notes – 08/04/2021

  • Added Drag and Drop to VST and AU
  • Harvest now recalls its state when host’s project file is saved and loaded
  • Bars knob now automatically adjusts the viewable area to fit
  • Added Sus2 Chord
  • “Minor” scale now refers to Natural Minor rather than Harmonic Minor
  • Note Selection now defaults to C Major scale
  • Rest Knob Level now defaults to 12 o’clock
  • Fixed graphical bugs when selecting preset note selections

1.1.0 Patch Notes – 05/17/2021

  • PC only: Added Drag feature. Drag and Drop Harvest’s MIDI into your DAW.
  • AU only: Added Copy feature. Copy Harvest’s MIDI onto your clipboard.

1.0.5 Patch Notes – 03/31/2020

  • Harvest is now available in AU format
  • Fixed issue causing minor timing and latency inconsistencies
  • Improved timing in general
  • On Mac, Fixed issue causing timing issues when using sample rates other than 44.1k
  • Changed visuals for Playhead marker
  • Fixed installer to be more compatible across PC and Mac devices

1.0.4 Hotfix – 12/03/2019

  • Harvest can now have multiple instances running at once (experimental)
  • Fixed issue causing crashes in some DAWs when loading a project file with Harvest in use
  • Can now make use of some DAW-specific preset tools

1.0.4 Patch Notes – 09/10/2019

  • Major improvements to CPU usage

1.0.3 Patch Notes – 07/15/2019

  • Fixed an issue preventing use in Cubase, Reaper, Studio One, and other DAWs that support VST. These DAWs can now be used!
  • Quantization now applies to dragging notes and clicking them in.
    • Dragged and clicked-in notes’ quantization value adjusts according to the Quant Knob.
  • Added Labels to each C on the vertical piano roll to indicate which octaves are viewable.
  • Fixed an issue where 7(b5) and 7+ chords were the same.
  • Undo and Redo buttons now store notes as they are being tapped in. Previously, the undo button would not save the first sequence generated.
  • Fixed an issue where using the Pitch knob to increase pitch while the Rest effect was active would result in extra, incorrect notes being triggered.

Windows:

  • PC with Windows 7 (with SP 1), Windows 8 or Windows 10
  • DAW with VST or AU Support
  • Broadband internet connection for installation
  • 20mb free disk space
  • PC and DAW must be 64-bit

Mac:

  • Intel® Mac with Mac OS X 10.7 – MacOS 12
  • DAW with VST or AU Support
  • Broadband internet connection for installation
  • 20mb free disk space

Forager is compatible in 64-bit hosts in both Mac and PC. It also works with the M1 Mac hardware. As of now, there is no Pro Tools support.

  • Ableton Live
  • Logic Pro X
  • FL Studio
  • Studio One
  • Cubase
  • Reaper
  • Bitwig
  • Cakewalk
  • Mixcraft
  • Waveform
  • MuLab
  • Maschine (with Blue Cat’s Patchworks)
  • Reason (with Blue Cat’s Patchworks)
  • More…

If you purchased Forager and did not have the opportunity to create an account on our website, please email support at contact@harvestplugins.com

If you currently have Forager installed, click the link below to update the plugin file without running the installer:

If you do not have Forager installed, please login to your account to obtain the installer and license key.

Latest Version – Forager 1.4.0

Note: The update found below will only work for those who have purchased Forager and have it already installed. Instructions:

  1. Download the file for Windows or Mac below
  2. Unzip the .dll, .vst or .component file
  3. Replace Forager with the downloaded file in your VST folder
  4. Mac Only: Replace the .component file into your Components folder

Because you have already validated using the installer, you will not need to enter your serial number to update the file.

Development Notes

Forager

1.4.0 Patch Notes – 9/29/2021

  • Added Drag and Drop. Arm Forager for recording, and all chords performed while host is playing will be saved and draggable.
  • Added Sus2 Chord
  • “Minor” scale now refers to Natural Minor rather than Harmonic Minor

1.3.1 Patch Notes – 1/13/2021

  • Fixed issue that caused project file sizes to grow large and unstable

1.3.0 Patch Notes – 12/18/2020

  • Added Inversion Controls. Enable inversions eligible for randomization
  • Removed Randomize Inversions from dropdown menu. Inversion controls replaces the need for this feature
  • Added version number to dropdown menu

1.2.0 Patch Notes – 11/02/2020

  • Added Chord Inversions. Cycle through available inversions in the top right of each chord square
  • Added Filter window. Filter desired chords by root or type
  • Added Grid Octave control. Increases or decreases octave of all grid items simultaneously
  • Added List Octave. Set the default octave of chords placed onto the grid. Changes octave of all chords played from the list
  • Added Randomize Inversions. In the drop-down menu, inversions can be randomly assigned when “Randomize” is used
  • Note Selector, Chord List, Exclusions and Filter data will now be recalled when a DAW project file is saved and then loaded
  • Fixed stuck notes in various cases
  • Removed Clear Exclusions button

1.1.0 Patch Notes – 09/08/2020

  • Grid will now be recalled when a DAW project file is saved and then loaded
  • Fixed stuck notes when certain chords play simultaneously
  • Added Clear Grid feature

1.0.0 – 08/21/2020

  • Forager Released

Windows:

  • PC with Windows 7 (with SP 1), Windows 8 or Windows 10
  • DAW with VST or AU Support
  • Broadband internet connection for installation
  • 20mb free disk space
  • PC and DAW must be 64-bit

Mac:

  • Intel® Mac with Mac OS X 10.7 – MacOS 12
  • DAW with VST or AU Support
  • Broadband internet connection for installation
  • 20mb free disk space

Harvest Mini is compatible in 64-bit hosts in both Mac and PC. It also works with the M1 Mac hardware. As of now, there is no Pro Tools support.

  • Ableton Live
  • Logic Pro X
  • FL Studio
  • Studio One
  • Cubase
  • Reaper
  • Bitwig
  • Cakewalk
  • Mixcraft
  • Waveform
  • MuLab
  • Maschine (with Blue Cat’s Patchworks)
  • Reason (with Blue Cat’s Patchworks)
  • More…

Development Notes

Harvest Mini

1.0.5 Patch Notes – 03/31/2020

  • Harvest is now available in AU format
  • Fixed issue causing minor timing and latency inconsistencies
  • Improved timing in general
  • On Mac, Fixed issue causing timing issues when using sample rates other than 44.1k
  • Fixed installer to be more compatible across PC and Mac devices

1.0.4 Hotfix – 12/03/2019

  • Harvest can now have multiple instances running at once (experimental)
  • Fixed issue causing crashes in some DAWs when loading a project file with Harvest in use
  • Can now make use of some DAW-specific preset tools

1.0.4 Patch Notes – 09/10/2019

  • Major improvements to CPU usage

1.0.3 Patch Notes – 07/15/2019

  • Fixed an issue preventing use in Cubase, Reaper, Studio One, and other DAWs. These DAWs can now be used!
  • Quantization now applies to dragging notes and clicking them in.
    • Dragged and clicked-in notes’ quantization has a set value of 1/16ths.
  • Added Labels to each C on the vertical piano roll to indicate which octaves are viewable.
  • Fixed an issue where 7(b5) and 7+ chords were the same.

Contact Us

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