Save 25% storewide!* Use code “BLACKFRIDAY” at checkout!

You may or may not have heard about Aliases in MainStage. It's an under-utilized function that can really help in a few situations.

What is an Alias, you ask? Let me tell ya:

An Alias is a mirror image of a channel strip, patch, or set that appears more than once in your concert.

Why use an Alias, you ask? Let me tell ya:

There are a couple reasons. 1, to reduce CPU and memory strain. If you're using the same piano sound in 8 patches, you can make an alias of the patch so it is only using the CPU/Memory of one patch.

The second reason: you can use an alias if you're not sure what sound you're going to end up using in multiple patches. Create an alias and then when you finalize the sound design, it will be ready to go!

How to use an Alias, you ask? Let me tell ya:

It's as simple as copying and pasting. Select the channel strip, patch, or set, you'd like to alias and press command-c. Navigate to where you'd like your alias to be and then press option-command-c. That's all there is to it!

What limitations when using an Alias, you ask? Let me tell ya:

Any change made to an alias will affect all instances of that alias with a few exceptions: velocity curve, layer and split settings, channel volume, pan, and midi input settings can be adjusted on each alias instance.

You can add channel strips to an aliased patch without it affecting the other aliases.


MainStage Alias, MainStage Aliases, Aliases, how to use aliases, aliases tutorial, MainStage sound design, Learning MainStage, MainStage Tutorial, MainStage Sound Library, MainStage Additional Content, MainStage Factory Preset, Free MainStage patches, MainStage patch, MainStage 3, MainStage 3 patches, worship patches, MainStage tutorials, worship sounds, Sunday Keys MainStage template, Sunday Sounds, MainStage template, worship template, hillsong patch, hillsong patches, young and free patch, young and free patches, united patch, united patches, elevation worship patch, elevation worship, worship piano, worship pads, worship keys,


0 comment. Write a comment


Forever MainStage Patch Is Now Available!


MainStage Sound Design- Screenshare designing the Free MainStage Patch of the Week

Empty content. Please select category to preview

Sunday Keys 

The ready to use template designed to be the foundation of your worship  keys rig

Sunday Keys is the all in one, 'done for you' solution for worship keys players who want to make an impact on their worship team with amazing worship sounds, intuitive visuals, and powerful workflows and features for preparation and performance. 

Discover Sunday Keys

For MainStage

Discover Sunday Keys

For Ableton Live