User Manual

  • Setup

  • Creating your account

    There are two ways you can create your voice commander account

    • From the website Register.
    • Directly from the iPhone application. The first time you launch the application, you will be prompt a registration screen.
    • If you have created your account on the website, login within the iPhone app using your account email address.

  • Launching Voice Commander

    • 1.Open a Project in your Daw.
    • 2.Launch the VC Controller on your mac.
    • The controller will automatically sync with your project. Upon synchronization, your project name will appear at the bottom left of the controller in the blue strip area (called status bar).
      If your project name is missing, check that the arrange window or mixer window is opened in Logic then hit the refresh button in the Controller.

    • 3.Open the Voice Commander App on your iPhone.

  • Preferences

  • Global

    Preferences are shared bwetween the Contoller and Voice Commander, and are synced together. That way you can access them either from desktop or mobile.

  • Listening mode

    Two options available:

    • Continuos Mode:
    • This mode continuously listens. It's like siri waiting for you to say "Hey Siri" but here it waits for any of your voice commands, and projects related key words.

    • Single commands:
    • Like a talkback button, first press the listen button, hold it while you say the command and release, the command while be triggered once you release the button. Until you press it again Voice Commander will not listen to the audio stream coming to the microphone. This is a less power intensive mode, and can save some battery life.

  • Modes

    These modes can be turned on and off independently:

    • Track Navigation:
    • Voice Commander get access to you project track names to select them. Learn more.

    • Time Navigation:
    • Navigate to a scpecific bar. With bar number of key word "bar" + bar number. Learn more.

    • Voice Commands:
    • Trigger any key command or macro of key commands (multiple key commands in a single voice command) Learn more.

  • Language

    Voice Commander is available in:

    • πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ US English
    • πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ UK English
    • πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ Spanish
    • πŸ‡«πŸ‡· French
    • πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ German
    • πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ Chinese

    By default, the application is set to US English, you can however change the assistant Language at anytime from the Voice Commander iOS application settings.

  • Voice Commander Engine

    The Voice Commander speech recognition comes in two different flavors:

    • Dash:

      This algorithm is best suited for commands with very short or no pause between words when you speak (fluent speaking). Consequently your voice commands will execute faster. (on average 0.2 second) Dash is the engine selected by default.

    • Agile:

      More forgiving algorithm for slow speakers. Voice Command execution will be slightly slower. (on average 0.5 seconds).

  • Controller

  • Overview

    1. Voice Command List       2. Voice Command Editor      3. Status Bar

  • 1. Voice Command List

    All your custom voice commands are listed here:

    •   Create a new voice command.
    •   Delete the selected voice command .

  • 2. Voice Command Editor

    •  Voice Command (Top Row):
      1. Select the middle textfield to edit the name of the voice command
      2. Note that you can add voice commands from the voice command list inside the current voice command displayed inside the editor with drag and drop. We call this "nesting voice commands".

      3. Execute voice command
      4. Using the execute button you can test your command without speaking.

    •  Key Command:

      Voice Commander Syncs with your Daw's available shortcuts.

      1. Key Command selector

        Click the middle textfield to display your Daw's Key Commands and make a selection.

      2.  Midi Command:

        Send any type of Midi Message.

        1. Channel selector

          Select midi channel of message:

        2. Status selector

          Select message midi status:

        3. Type selector

          Select midi message type:

        4. Value/Velocity selector

          Select message midi value:

        5. Note selector

          Select midi note value:

        6. Octave selector

          Select midi note octave:

        7.  Execution:

          Enter how many times you want that command to repeat before going to the next.

        8.  Actions:

          Remove selected command (highlighted row)
          Add new command after selection.

  • 3. Status Bar

    • Project:

      Name of your daw's project. If the project field shows "---" please refresh your project using the button in the top right menu.

    • Speech input:

      Displays speech recorded through Voice Commander.

    • User:

      Your account name.

    • Clients:

      Your mobile device user name and IP adress.

  • Commander

  • Overview

    1. Main View       2. Track View      3. Command View

  • Toolbar

    The Voice Commander speech recognition comes in two different flavors:

    • Time Navigation:
      Turns time navigation on and off. To chose from time navigation options go to settings via the button Learn more.
    • Mix Mode:
      Turns mix mode on and off. Learn more.
    • Continuos Mode:
      Turns mix mode on and off. When turned on the listen button will respond to a taps gestures. Tap once to turn it on, and a second time to turn of the assistant. If continuos mode is off, the listen button will expect a long press gesture, and wait for you to speak your command. You can then release the button for the command to be executed. We recommand leaving continuos mode on to experience the best your assistant has to offer.
    • Settings:
      Access preferences and user account details.

  • 1. Main View

    The Voice Commander speech recognition comes in two different flavors:

    • Mac Name

      Displays the name of the mac synced with the Commander.

    • Project Name

      Displays the name the project synced with the Commander.

    • Listen

      Voice Commander assistant is listening to you when this button is on.

    • Voice Command Name

      Displays the recognized Voice Command.

    • Brings the Tracks View
    • Brings the Voice Command View

  • 2. Track View

    Displays the tracks of your project. You can manually select them with a tap on the track name and of course speak them out to select them.

    • Brings the Voice Command View
    • Brings the Main View

  • 3. Command View

    Displays your custom voice commands. You can manually select them with a tap on the voice command name and of course speak them out to trigger them.

    • Brings the Main View
    • Brings the Track View