How much RAM do I REALLYneed?
We recommend at least 512Mb of RAM. It will run with less, but we wouldstrongly suggest that you get as much RAM as you can in your computer…themore the better. You will be able to open more instances and load more soundswith better reliability.
How fast of a computer is necessary to run Atmosphere?
We recommend at least a 500mhz machine…the faster the better. Atmospherewill run with slower computers, but once you’ve heard the sounds, you will wantto run as many Atmospheres as possible at the same time! Of course…faster isalways better.
Are there any legal limitations to how I can use Atmosphere?
The main limitation is that you are not allowed to use it to make a sample libraryor another kind of sample-based product. You are also restricted from givingaway or posting online any samples created using Atmosphere. However, youare able to use Atmosphere in all musical recording applications without payingany additional licenses.
Does Atmosphere use copy protection?
Yes, we have our own system (not PACE). You must authorize the plug-in onour web site within 48 hours. It’s fast and easy, and you’ll get your Responsecode for your computer immediately. You don’t have to use your music computer to do the web authorization. Registration is mandatory, but this helps us to keepyou informed about updates and we don’t give out your information to anyone.
What if I need more than one install for laptop use, if my hard drive crashesor if I get a new computer?
Not a problem...our web site is available around the clock to handle thesesituations immediately. It’s very easy to do it online.
Do I have to credit Spectrasonics if I use Atmosphere on a project?
No, it isn’t mandatory for our instruments...but we certainly would appreciate it!
Do I need to obtain a special license to use Atmosphere on a commercialproject?
No, the lifetime license fee to use the core library samples is covered in thepurchase price of the instrument. You can use it on as many of your own projectsas you like and we hope that you make some hits with it!
Can I use Atmosphere on Music Libraries or Film Trailers?
Yes, this is fine. Some soundware companies restrict this kind of use;Spectrasonics doesn’t.
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