Loading Arcade in Bitwig

This article demonstrates how to load Arcade in Bitwig:

  1. Open Bitwig
  2. In the browser on the right-hand side, locate “ARCADE” in your Devices list.
  3. Double-click ARCADE to open it.
    • Double-clicking ARCADE will automatically create a track for the device if not currently selected.


Troubleshooting Bitwig

If you’re having trouble opening Arcade inside Bitwig, we recommend ensuring that Bitwig is using the correct plugin paths. Here’s how to set your plugin path inside Bitwig:

  1. Open Bitwig
  2. Go to File > Settings > Locations and make sure the following paths are listed under VST plug-in folders:
    • Windows: C:\Program Files\Common Files\VST3
    • Mac: Macintosh HD > Library > Audio > Plug-Ins > VST3
  3. If these file paths are not listed, add them

Once you’ve verified Bitwig recognizes your plugins folder, we recommend rescanning Arcade. Here’s what to do:

  1. Open Bitwig
  2. Right click Arcade in the Browser’s Devices tab
  3. Click Rescan Plugin
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