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ENGLISH | DEUTSCH | FRANGAIS| ESPANOL OPERATION MANUAL (ni) Table of Contents eb el Welcome to Kontakt. 1 How to Use This Manual 3 Windows Installation 4 Registration 4 System Requirements and Recommendations 4 Software Installation 5 Soundcard Settings 6 MIDI Interfaces 9 Uninstalling the Software 11 MacOS Installation 12 Registration 12 System Requirements and Recommendations 12 Software Installation 13 Audio Interface Settings 14 MIDI Input 15 Interfaces 16 Which Interface do | use? 16 VST 2.0 Plug-in Setup 20 DXi Plug-in Setup 26 DirectConnect Setup 28 MAS and FreeMIDI Setup 30 Basic User Interface Protocols 34 MIDI Remote 35 Sampler Architecture: Sample, Zone, Group, Instrument, Multi- Instrument 36 Kontakt Architecture 38 The Multi-Instrument Header 39 Load/Save Menu 39 Options Menu 40 View Menu 42 Browser 42 Rack 42 Keyboard 43 The Kontakt Rack 44 Rack modules (Overwiew) 45 Instrument Header 45 Kontakt English —| The Browser 50 Auditioning Samples from the Browser 51 Configuring the Favorites List 52 Viewing Selected File Types in the Browser 54 Refreshing the Browser 54 The Structure 55 Editing an Instrument: Overview 57 The Mapping Editor 59 Mapping samples 59 Working with Groups and Zones 61 The Edit Button 62 About Crossfades 65 The Loop Editor 68 What Is Looping? 68 View Menu 69 Snap Menu 72 Command Menu 72 Auditioning the Sample or Loop 73 Loop Selection and Editing Options 73 Sampler module 76 Sampler 76 About Voice Groups 77 Tone Machine 79 Time Machine 82 Amplifier 84 Kontakt Effects 86 Group Insert Effects 88 Filters 88 Equalizers 94 Effect Filters 95 Non-Filter Insert Effects 96 Send Effects 100 Instrument Insert Effects 106 Modulation Sources 107 External Sources 108 LFOs 111 Envelopes 112 Others 115 Kontakt English - I