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Kontakt 101 - Beginner's Guide.
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Keyswitches are often located...
Outside an instrument's typical playable range
On yellow colored keys
Always on the bottom 4 keys
Always on the top 4 keys
How do you open the ‘Auto Map Setup' function?
There is no ‘automap setup'
Right click a sample cell
Open the preferences window of Kontakt
File / Sample / Automap setup'
All Kontakt sample libraries must be stored in the same folder. True or false?
The play series instruments do not share any common user interface elements. True or false?
Kontakt memory server has the most use...
In a 32 bit host
On brand new computers
in a 64 bit host
When sampling, you can use 3rd party autosamplers to speed up the workflow. True or false?
Why might you switch from DFD to Sampler as a source?
To save on disk space
If you have a slow hard drive but plenty of RAM to load samples
To play back longer samples
On iOS devices
What types of instruments can you find in the factory library?
Only acoustic instruments
Only vintage synths
Only physical modeled instruments
Literally, almost every instrument ever
What icon must you click to get to the screen insert effects are located?
The FX icon in the bottom right
The wrench in the upper left
The ‘edit / insert FX' context menu
The ‘i' in the top of the panel
You can restrict the MIDI range of an instrument in the options page. True or false?
When new instruments are added, they are always automatically mapped to MIDI channel 1. 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
There is no digital audio workstation to control those settings for you
macOS doesn't allow plugins to interface with audio inputs
What type of hard drive is best for storing sample libraries for playback?
SSD (solid state drive)
Platter hard drives
When mapping a sample, what effect does dropping it lower or higher above the note on the screen have?
Automatically ‘stretches' the sample to a range of notes
Raises the pitch of the selected sample
Speeds up the selected sample
What type of Kontakt file contains instrument mapping and setup info?
You can assign instruments to separate physical outputs of your audio interface. True or false?
What type of program is Native Access?
A control panel extension
A standalone application
A menu inside of the Kontakt plugin
When you install a library by downloading in Native Access it is automatically added to your library on the left side
Kontakt can be used to play back 3rd-party sample libraries. True or false?
An unwrapped library...
Is smaller than a standard native library
Must be loaded by using the file browser
Can only be loaded in the standalone app
Cannot save snapshots
How many menus does the instrument panel have to cycle between?
3 (snapshots, info, and MIDI)
2 (snapshots and info)
4 (samples, snapshots, MIDI, and info)
Retro machines does not make extensive use of pre-made snapshots. True or false?
How do you assign custom MIDI CC automation to a screen control?
Right click a screen control
Both of these
Drag and drop from the automation tab
None of these
Snapshots are located...
In the ‘file' menu
By clicking the ‘camera' icon in the instrument panel
In the left hand of the library window
3rd-party Kontakt instruments cannot appear in the library browser. True or false?
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