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Modular workflow

ossia score is built upon an entirely modular foundation.

At any point during edition, it is possible to switch from the temporal view, to the modular view, in order to patch processes together as easily as possible. The mode switching is operated by the buttons at the bottom of the software:

Mode buttons

Some processes will always appear in patch view: audio effects, generators, and more generally any process for which the effect does not depend on time-relative data.

Here is a small score viewed in temporal mode (the default):

temporal view

Here is the same score viewed in modular mode:

Modular view

It is also possible to disable the cables when the patching has been done and one wants to focus on the controls, the automations, etc:

No cables

This functionality is accessible through Alt+Shift+G.