CCStepper v1.23

CCStepper is a VST MIDI CC data sequencer plugin, suitable for controlling MIDI capable software (soft synths or effects) or external hardware devices. CCStepper lets you create up to 8 independent sequences with up to 128 steps each, and can either be synced to your host or triggered by MIDI notes. The step rate can be set from 1/128 notes and up to 32 bars, and various randomization features allows you to create unpredictable sequences.

System Requirements

Windows 7 or higher. VST2 compatible 64-bit host.


This plugin is free to use for commercial or non-commercial use, but is copyrighted and cannot be distributed without permission.

Download & Installation

Click "Download", open the downloaded zip file and run the setup program.

Version History


  • Added Copy/Paste Preset commands. Makes it possible to copy a preset from one plugin instance to another.
  • An installer is now available.
  • Fixed: Sometimes crashed if multiple instances open in same project.
  • Fixed: Crashed in some DAWs when shutting down.
  • 32-bit version no longer available.
  • Various minor fixes and enhancements.


  • Added 'Check for Update' command to main menu.
  • Fixed: Sometimes crashed if multiple instances open in same project.
  • Fixed: Info panel background flickering when updating text.
  • Various minor fixes.


  • Fixed some issues with hiDPI support.
  • Fixed: Sometimes the preset panel closed when dragging the preset list scollbar with the mouse.
  • Various minor fixes.


  • Support for hiDPI displays. Select scaling (100%, 125%, 150%, 175%, 200%, or Auto) from the main menu.
  • Increased max number of steps to 128.
  • Added two new sequence orders: "Drunk" and "Drunk <". These options introduce jitter and random changes of direction.
  • Added one new trigger mode: "Note Step". The sequence will move one step for each incoming note/chord.
  • Now possible to manually enter sequence step values (right-click the sequencer and choose Enter Value).
  • Possible to change the data folder location containing the settings and preset files with a shortcut file.
  • Fixed: Problem with MIDI Teach CC function in some hosts.
  • Fixed: Crashed in Reaper if clicking in timeline when transport was running.
  • Fixed: GUI issues when Windows 10 app scaling was set to "System (Enhanced)" for non-hiDPI hosts.
  • Various minor fixes and enhancements.


  • Fixed: Dialog boxes shown behind plugin window in Reaper if plugin window was pinned ("stay on top").


  • Fixed: Poly Aftertouch and Program Change midi messages not passed through plugin.


  • Fixed: Sequencer would sometimes hang at last step if note type set to triplet.


  • When Trigger is set to Note 1-Shot or Note Retrigger 1-Shot, the CC value is now not reset to initial value before the trigger note is released.
  • In all right-click popup menus showing parameters values, the highest value is now shown at the top of the menu.
  • Updated colors in sequencer.
  • Fixed: Plugin would crash/plugin window not display on some Windows installations.
  • Fixed: Sync problems in Minihost Modular.


  • Global settings now stored in documents folder instead of Windows Registry.
  • Fixed: Problem with size of message boxes if skin other than Carbon was selected.


  • Fixed: Problem with looping in Sonar (sequence not retriggered at the beginning of loop).


  • Updated user guide.
  • Possible to hold down Shift to fine tune the value selection in the sequencer.
  • Fixed: Highlighted step not updated immediately when selecting another sequence.
  • Fixed: Problem with 'Load Preset' panel, and message boxes in Minihost Modular stand-alone.


  • User guide now included.
  • Improved sync to host.
  • Updated internal framework and GUI.
  • Fixed: CC messages not received by Reaper and MiniHost if Smooth was activated.
  • Fixed: Various problems with triggering sequence by incoming MIDI notes.
  • Fixed: Did not handle tempo changes correctly.
  • Fixed: Problem with default window size in Cubase.
  • Fixed: Issue with Paste Steps function if step count not equal.


  • Improved sync to host.
  • Fixed: Bank Select CC (#0) sent for inactive sequences before settings were saved.
  • Fixed: Problem with MIDI Clear CC command if multiple controls set to same CC #.
  • Fixed: Problem with text color in menus on Windows XP.
  • Fixed: Error when unloading plugin from memory.


  • Removed beep when clicking outside preset panel.
  • Fixed: Crash when editing number of steps when transport was running.


  • First release.