I have to admit, I didn't really see this coming until an existing user told me about this Cakewalk preview which can import expression maps from Cubase. That got me curious and to my delight the guys at Bandlab did a great job. In fact, they've added something unique: groups. Groups allow you to bundle articulations together. So, for instance instead of having to load 13 maps for the entire Orchestral Tools Metropolis 2 Ark Orchestra, you just load the group and then choose from the group. Such a great idea, wouldn't that be great for Cubase where you can't even load several maps at once? So, we had to get to work and implement groups for Cakewalk. In the end, it was totally worth the extra work and we got our maps released shortly after Cakewalk went from pubic beta to release.
By the way: Cakewalk is totally free and worth checking out if your on Windows:
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