What are the system requirements for Stagelight?


  • 1GB RAM
  • 210MB of free disc space
  • Screen Resolution: 1280×768
  • Windows 7/8 (32bit and 64bit)
  • Intel Bay Trail class processors or higher



Minimum device specs are:

  • Dual-Core CPU
  • 1024 x 768 resolution screen
  • 1GB RAM
  • 300MB of free space
  • Android 4.4+


Recommended device specs are:

  • Quad-Core CPU
  • 2GB RAM or more


What are the differences between the Windows and Android versions of Stagelight?

The Windows and android version of Stagelight are functional the same, but they require separate licenses. All in app content is shared between devices and projects and be transferred from Android to Windows.

The Windows version of Stagelight supports VST plugins, which are not available on the Android platform.

Why is Stagelight not displaying properly?
stagelight app open gl fix

Stagelight 2.3 uses a new version of Open GL to increase performance. Some computers will need to either update the Intel graphics drivers or turn off open gl to solve graphical issues caused by older versions of Open GL.

Here is a link to the latest Open GL drivers from INTEL. If this does not work, please turn off Open GL, you can do this by going to

C:\Program Files\Stagelight and running StagelightOpenGLSetting.

Make sure that off is selected in the StagelightOpenGLSetting tool and press exit.  If you are still having issues with this, please open a support ticket HERE

How can I purchase Items in the In-App Store?

In the Windows version of Stagelight, you can use a credit card directly in the app to make purchases.
In the Android version, you will need to purchase credits through the google play store. These credits can be used in both the Windows and Android versions.

How to apply to the Stagelight Forum?

If you would like to join the Stagelight forum, please send an email to support@openlabs.com and we will send you an invitation code.

USB Mic Set Up?
USB Mic Set Up


You will need to set up ASIO 4 ALL to use most USB mics in Stagelight. In the link below, you can download this PDF guide that will walk you through setting this up.

How do I connect a Midi Keyboard?
How do I connect a Midi Keyboard

You can configure up to 8 Midi Devices (controllers and keyboards) in Stagelight. To activate your midi controllers, go to Menu > Options > Midi Input. When you add an instrument track you will be able to play the instrument from any midi device that you have added. You can also press the track I/O button on your instrument track and choose a single device that will play the instrument on your track.

How do I get Stagelight?

You can download the Windows version of Stagelight HERE

You can find the Android version in the Google Play Store

How do I Record Audio in Stagelight?
The video below will walk you through how to set Stagelight up to record audio.
I can't hear anything?

I can't hear anything

If you are not able to hear anything in StageLight make sure that your internet browser, Skype, media players like iTunes, and any other audio programs are closed. After closing these programs you will need to close and reopen Stagelight

If you still can not hear anything after closing other programs, go to Menu > Options >  Audio and make sure that your primary audio device, normally labeled Speakers,  is selected under Audio Device. You may need to restart StageLight if you change the ASIO Device.image
If you still can not hear anything after following the first two steps, close StageLight, download and install ASIO4ALL from http://www.asio4all.com/ Open StageLight and go to Menu > Options > Audio and select ASIO4ALL as the audio device. See if you are able to get sound at that point. Please look over the ASIO4ALL FAQ for troubleshooting.

Stagelight can't find my virtual Instrument/FX plugins?
Stagelight can't find my virtual InstrumentFX plugins

Stagelight supports VST instrument and FX plugins. To use VST plugins in Stagelight you will need to go to Menu > Options > Plugins and set your plugin directories by clicking in one of the four blank slots. The most common plugin paths are C:/Program Files/VstPlugins and C:/Program Files/Steinberg/Vstplugins. Check these locations outside of Stagelight before you set your plugin directories to be sure that you setting the correct path. After you have set your VST plug in paths, press the Rescan All button. It may take a few minutes to scan all of your VST plugins.

How do I transfer my Stagelight projects from Android to Windows?
On Windows and Android, Stagelight has the same basic file structure. All your song will be located in the song folder in the Open Labs Library. To transfer song, you will need to contact you Android device to your PC via USB and move the your song’s folder from one Open labs Library to another.


In Windows, the Open Labs Library is located in  

C:\Users\Public\Documents\Open Labs Library


on you android device, the Open Labs Library is located in


Can I add my own sounds and loops to Stagelight?
Can I add my own sounds and loops to Stagelight

You can use the import audio button that is located in the sound browser to load any audio file onto an audio track.


To audio sounds to the Drum track’s sound browser, Follow these steps. 

Make sure that Stagelight is closed. You will need add a new folder that contain all the samples that you would like to use in the drum track to this location:


C:\Users\Public\Documents\Open Labs Library\Drum Kits.



The samples will be available in the drum track’s sound browser the next time you launch Stagelight.

Audio Recording is off on Android. What can I do?
Calibrate your device to compensate for audio recording latency by following the steps below:

  1. Start Stagelight and press the Menu button on the Home Screen.
  2. Select “Calibrate Recording” to display the Audio Latency Tester.
  3. Make sure your speakers are turned up and that you do not have headphones plugged in.
  4. Press the “Run Calibration” button. You will hear 8 long beeps which will calculate the latency of your device.
  5. Press OK to close the Audio Latency Tester