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