BFD Player 1.1 Release Notes


BFD Player is an attractive, modern looking drum plugin that offers a simple and fast workflow. It focuses on great presets and sounds, offering the legendary sound quality of BFD software.


  • 3D rendered kit view with animated kit graphics
  • Full detail levels and no velocity limitations
  • Mixer view with macro controls and fast routing of channels in the mixer out to the DAW
  • Grooves browser with advanced groove filters, groove previews and drag & drop functionality
  • Preset browser with audio previews and preset descriptions
  • Kit piece browser for more detailed and advanced kit piece selection
  • User preset support
  • Keymap support
  • UI rescaling
  • VST/VST3/AU/AAX support
  • Native ARM Mac support
  • Integrated expansion registration and authorisation
  • Comes with Core Library including presets and grooves

Known issues:

  • Mono buses 9-16 are not available in ProTools and in Logic.
  • Logic offers 12xStereo + 12xMono and 24xStereo plugin configurations which are invalid and which won’t load.
  • Player plugin window scale maxes out at 150% in Pro Tools.
  • When BFD Player is inserted in Pro Tools, the LCD panel shows “New Preset” instead of being blank.
  • Player doesn’t take keyboard focus until close/reopen UI (Logic M1 Ventura only).
  • Installer leaves behind files in temp folder (Windows).
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