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Kontakt 101 - Beginner's Guide.
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What type of hard drive is best for storing sample libraries for playback?
SSD (solid state drive)
Platter hard drives
An unwrapped library…
Must be loaded by using the file browser
Can only be loaded in the standalone app
Is smaller than a standard native library
Cannot save snapshots
You can assign instruments to separate physical outputs of your audio interface. True or false?
Why do you need to set audio and MIDI preferences in the standalone app?
Windows drivers require standalone apps to manage audio
macOS doesn’t allow plugins to interface with audio inputs
There is no digital audio workstation to control those settings for you
Retro machines does not make extensive use of pre-made snapshots. True or false?
Snapshots are located…
By clicking the ‘camera’ icon in the instrument panel
In the ‘file’ menu
In the left hand of the library window
Keyswitches are often located…
On yellow colored keys
Always on the top 4 keys
Always on the bottom 4 keys
Outside an instrument’s typical playable range
3rd-party Kontakt instruments cannot appear in the library browser. True or false?
What parameter is most important when making a ‘split’ style multi?
All Kontakt sample libraries must be stored in the same folder. True or false?
Why might you switch from DFD to Sampler as a source?
To save on disk space
On iOS devices
To play back longer samples
If you have a slow hard drive but plenty of RAM to load samples
Kontakt can be used to play back 3rd-party sample libraries. True or false?
What icon must you click to get to the screen insert effects are located?
The wrench in the upper left
The ‘edit / insert FX’ context menu
The FX icon in the bottom right
The ‘i’ in the top of the panel
When sampling, you can use 3rd party autosamplers to speed up the workflow. True or false?
What type of program is Native Access?
A standalone application
A menu inside of the Kontakt plugin
A control panel extension
When mapping a sample, what effect does dropping it lower or higher above the note on the screen have?
Raises the pitch of the selected sample
Automatically ‘stretches’ the sample to a range of notes
Speeds up the selected sample
Kontakt memory server has the most use…
On brand new computers
In a 32 bit host
in a 64 bit host
When you install a library by downloading in Native Access it is automatically added to your library on the left side
What types of instruments can you find in the factory library?
Only vintage synths
Only physical modeled instruments
Only acoustic instruments
Literally, almost every instrument ever
How do you open the ‘Auto Map Setup’ function?
Right click a sample cell
Open the preferences window of Kontakt
There is no ‘automap setup’
File / Sample / Automap setup’
The play series instruments do not share any common user interface elements. True or false?
What type of Kontakt file contains instrument mapping and setup info?
When new instruments are added, they are always automatically mapped to MIDI channel 1. True or false?
How many menus does the instrument panel have to cycle between?
4 (samples, snapshots, MIDI, and info)
3 (snapshots, info, and MIDI)
2 (snapshots and info)
You can restrict the MIDI range of an instrument in the options page. True or false?
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