Controller Table View

The Controller Table view is the central place to assign keys on your MIDI keyboard as well as MIDI CC (continuous controller) messages to features of Capsule. Every parameter and feature that can be directly influenced by the user is listed here in multiple pages.

If a particular option is not available for the current patch/articulation, it will be grayed out and can not be clicked.
For all other options, you will see a toggle switch in the top left of the controller table. If you enable the option, the Controller Curve display will appear along with controls to set the CC and/or MIDI note.

When a controller comes in (by CC or keyswitch) its respective entry in the Controller Table will show a small dot in front of the name.
The current value of a controller is displayed by a highlighted area at the bottom of the Controller Table.

Active Controller

Value Smoothing lets you introduce a timed lag to incoming CC events to smoothly bring in their effect. If set to 0, this feature is off and you can set it to any value you like to determine how fast Capsule will execute your CC changes. You can set this value individually for every entry in the Controller Table.

Assigning Controllers

There are several ways to assign a feature to a specific note or controller.

Auto Assign

You can directly assign any feature in Capsule by holding Alt (Windows) / Option (macOS) and clicking on the parameter you want to assign anywhere in any view of the patches. This will immediately take you to the respective assignment in the Controller Table view. Now just press a key on your MIDI keyboard you want to assign (if the controller you want to assign can be assigned to a MIDI Note), or move any fader to send a MIDI CC. Your selection will then be mapped to this feature. You can assign multiple controllers to the same MIDI CC or Note.

Manual Assignment

Alternatively, select the feature you want to assign by using the next page/previous page buttons until you see the function you want to assign. Click on it to select it.

Now you can

a) press "listen" to map any incoming MIDI data (note or CC). If that controller is not enabled yet, it will be enabled automatically once you press "listen".

b) select a CC or note by choosing it from the selection menu below the curve window. You can also set this to "Off" to not assign a CC, but keep your presets and settings.


If you assign a MIDI Note inside the playable range of the patch or on the same key as one of the keyswitches in a Multi Articulation patch, that note will be moved one octave so the assignments do not clash. This behaviour cannot be overridden.

Controller Curve

The middle of the Controller Table prominently features a graphical display of the current control curve. You can draw your desired curve in with the mouse or use the preset button to open a menu with a number of commonly used curves.

Available Controllers

The Controller Table hosts all - that is ALL - options and settings you can adjust in any patch. Therefore the list of available controllers is very long. To let you make the best possible use out of the plethora of available options, we have compiled a reference of all available controllers with their default values in the Controller Table - Annotated List.

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