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Native Instruments GmbH

Native Instruments GmbH

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: Native Instruments GmbH


: Akira Inagawa
: 5.0.2 (10/2011)

Germany
Native Instruments GmbH
Schlesische Str. 29-30
D-10997 Berlin
Germany
www.native-instruments.de

USA
Native Instruments North America, Inc.
6725 Sunset Boulevard
5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90028
USA
www.native-instruments.com

Native Instruments GmbH, 2011.


1 KONTAKT PLAYER ! ...................................................................................... 6


1.1 Getting Started .............................................................................. 6
2 ........................................................................................................................... 7
2.1 KONTAKT PLAYER
.................................................................................................................................................. 7
2.1.1 ............................................................................................................ 8
2.1.2 ........................................................................................................ 8
2.1.3 ........................................................................................... 10
2.1.4 MIDI .................................................................................................................. 10
2.2 KONTAKT PLAYER ............................................. 11
3 ..................................................................................................... 13
3.1 .................................................................................................... 14
3.2 ......................................................................................................................................... 15
3.3 ..................................................................................................................................... 15
3.3.1 Files .................................................................................................................. 16
3.3.2 Libraries ......................................................................................................... 17
3.4 Info ................................................................................................................................ 18
3.5 .................................................................................................... 19
4 .................................................................................................................................. 20
4.1 ................................................................................... 20
4.1.1 Libraries ..................... 21
4.1.2 ................................................................................... 23

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4.1.3 Multi ................................................. 23


4.2 ............................................................................................................ 25
4.2.1
....................................................................................... 26
4.2.2 ........................................................................................... 26
4.3 ..................................................................................................................... 28
4.3.1 ........................................................................................... 28
4.3.2 ............ 28
4.3.3 .................................................................................................... 30
4.3.4 .................................................................................................... 30
4.3.5 ........................................................................... 30
4.3.6 ....................................................................................... 32
4.3.7 Legacy (INTAKTKOMPAKT KONTAKT PLAYER 1) ..... 32
4.4 ...................................................... 33
4.4.1 MIDI ....................................................................... 34
4.4.2 ....................................................................................... 35
4.4.3 ................................................................................... 36
4.4.4 ........................................................................................... 36
5 (Troubleshooting) ................................................................... 38

KONTAKT PLAYER - - 5
KONTAKT PLAYER !
Getting Started

1 KONTAKT PLAYER !
KONTAKT PLAYER KONTAKT
PLAYER KONTAKT
KONTAKT 5 KONTAKT 5
KONTAKT PLAYER
KONTAKT KONTAKT PLAYER

KONTAKT PLAYER INTAKTKOMPAKT KONTAKT PLAYER 1


Intel Mac

1.1 Getting Started


KONTAKT PLAYER

KONTAKT PLAYER


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KONTAKT PLAYER

2
KONTAKT 5
KONTAKT 5 / KONTAKT PLAYER
KONTAKT
KONTAKT
"
"

DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)

KONTAKT MIDI

KONTAKT MIDI

KONTAKT

2.1 KONTAKT
PLAYER
KONTAKT PLAYER
1. KONTAKT 5
2. KONTAKT 5.exe(Windows) KONTAKT 5.app (Mac OS X)

3.
KONTAKT 5 KONTAKT

KONTAKT MIDI MIDI

KONTAKT

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KONTAKT PLAYER

2.1.1
KONTAKT MIDI
KONTAKT MIDI
Options
Options

Options

KONTAKT
Options Audio MIDI
KONTAKT

2.1.2
Audio KONTAKT

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KONTAKT PLAYER

Options Audio

Driver: KONTAKT OS
ASIO
WASAPI (Windows) CoreAudio (Mac)
Device:


Sample rate: KONTAKT
44100 Hz 48000 Hz

KONTAKT

Latency:

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KONTAKT PLAYER

2.1.3


CPU

Latency

Latency
384 512
()

2.1.4 MIDI
MIDI MIDI
MIDI
MIDI
MIDI

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KONTAKT PLAYER

Options MIDI

KONTAKT MIDI MIDI 1

1. Input
2. MIDI
3. Status Off MIDI
1 A-D

2.2 KONTAKT PLAYER


HD
KONTAKT
MIDI

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KONTAKT PLAYER

KONTAKT VST Audio Units RTAS



KONTAKT 5

KONTAKT

KONTAKT 5 KONTAKT 3

KONTAKT PLAYER

Kontakt 5

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3
KONTAKT
Multi

KONTAKT PLAYER

KONTAKT PLAYER

KONTAKT

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3.1
KONTAKT PLAYER 9 Main Control Panel

KONTAKT
Main Control Panel

Browse:

3.3, KONTAKT

Master: Master Editor /

Info: Info Info Pane
3.4, Info
Output:
KONTAKT

Keyb: On-Screen Keyboard
3.5,
Quick: Quick-Load
Files: InstrumentsBanksMultis
KONTAKT
Options: KONTAKT

Purge:

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3.2
(Rack) KONTAKT

19
64 (16 ) KONTAKT
Multi

KONTAKT
Multi 4.1.1, Libraries

Rack

Multi
Multi
16 4

3.3

Browse
KONTAKT

KONTAKT
3
KONTAKT

KONTAKT KONTAKT
Files Libraries

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3.3.1 Files
Files 2 3 (
)

Files

(Container Pane)

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KONTAKT
(+)

KONTAKT



KONTAKT

Container Pane Object Pane 3 ()


Instr Nav Instrument Navigator
Multi
S M
4.4.3,

3.3.2 Libraries
KONTAKT
KONTAKT

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Info

Libraries KONTAKT

Files Libraries

Browse Browse

Files

Instrument Multi

3.4 Info
Info Pane ()
Info ( 3.1, )

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Info Pane

Info Pane KONTAKT

Browser Info 2

3.5
Keyb
(3.1, )

MIDI


( Instrument Header
) MIDI
KONTAKT MIDI

Multi

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4
KONTAKT
Multis

Multi
Files Reset multi KONTAKT

KONTAKT PLAYER KONTAKT


KONTAKT Player Player
3

4.1
KONTAKT




Libraries KONTAKT

KONTAKT MultiBank


Files Load...

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Libraries
KONTAKT 5

4.1.1 Libraries
(Instrument) KONTAKT FACTORY
SELECTION

1.
Browse

2. (Library Browser) KONTAKT


PLAYER Libraries

KONTAKT PLAYER

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3. Browse

Browse
Browse
KONTAKT FACTORY SELECTION

[Shift]+ [Ctrl]/[Cmd]
+ nki

Samples Missing
KONTAKT
Abort Loading
KONTAKT 5

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4.1.2
KONTAKT

KONTAKT

5, (Troubleshooting)

4.1.3 Multi
KONTAKT PLAYER

1. X Browse KONTAKT FACTORY


SELECTION
2. Instruments MASCHINE
DRUM SELECTION
Browse Instruments

3. [Cmd]
(Mac) [Ctrl] (Windows)

3
Multi

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3 (

64

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4.2

***DEMO***

Activate

15
15 Demo
Timeout

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4.2.1

/
( KONTAKT PLAYER )

Multi /

KONTAKT

4.2.2

KONTAKT 5 KONTAKT PLAYER

OK OK

OK OK

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KONTAKT 5 KONTAKT PLAYER

OK* n/a

OK OK

OK OK

** OK OK

15 15

n/a n/a

OK OK

OK OK

OK 15

OK OK

OK OK

OK KONTAKT 5

**

n/a

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4.3

4.3.1
()
Service Center
1. Activate Demo Timeout

2. Start Service Center

3. Start Service Center


Service Center

Service Center Service Center


KONTAKT PLAYER
Activate Activate

4.3.2
KONTAKT
PLAYER

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1. KONTAKT PLAYER Locate


Content Missing

2. Browse for folder



3. KONTAKT PLAYER (Search
Filesystem ) KONTAKT PLAYER


Locate Folder
4.3.7, Legacy (INTAKT
KOMPAKT KONTAKT PLAYER 1)

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4.3.3

Library Options Remove library

4.3.4
Libraries
1. Add Library
2. OK
Native Instruments Native
Instruments ()

( Mac OS X )

4.3.5

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Info Menu

Info
i i
PDF

( Mac OS X )

Library Options

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Library Options

Open containing folder:


Finder (Mac OS X) Explorer (Windows)

Remove Library: (4.3.3,
)

4.3.6
KONTAKT PLAYER Player

Instrument Options ( KONTAKT


)

KONTAKT
Native Instruments

4.3.7 Legacy (INTAKTKOMPAKT KONTAKT PLAYER


1)
KONTAKT PLAYER INTAKTKOMPAKT KONTAKT PLAYER 1
KONTAKT PLAYER Intel-Mac
Performance View (
4.4.4, )

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Legacy
KONTAKT PLAYER,KOMPAKT INTAKT

1.
2. KONTAKT PLAYER Add Library

3. OK
Library Box Libraries

KOMPAKT INTAKT Libraries



4.4
(Instrument Header)
MIDI
KONTAKT Multi
KONTAKT

Multi
2 12

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12

4.4.1 MIDI
MIDI
KONTAKT MIDI
MIDI MIDI
1. Midi Ch
2. MIDI
3. MIDI MIDI

MIDI Ch MIDI

MIDI KONTAKT (
2.1.4, MIDI )

MIDI
KONTAKT

Output
Output

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Output

KONTAKT Outputs
KONTAKT KONTAKT
Outputs

4.4.2
Multi
KONTAKT
KONTAKT

/
( 100L)

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4.4.3
Multi

S (Solo) M (Mute)

(S) (M)

Mute

Solo Multi

4.4.4

(Performance View)
PV PV

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(Troubleshooting)

5 (Troubleshooting)
MIDI

MIDI

Midi Ch MIDI
Midi Ch

MIDI

MIDI

MIDI MIDI

MIDI


(
) KONTAKT

KONTAKT
2.1.2,

KONTAKT DAW
KONTAKT
KONTAKT
KONTAKT Outputs section

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(Troubleshooting)


Keyb


MIDI




Midi Ch
MIDI

MIDI USB
Midi Ch
MIDI
MIDI 4.4.1, MIDI

MIDI A 16
A 1
MIDI

KONTAKT MIDI

2.1.4, MIDI
KONTAKT DAW
KONTAKT MIDI
record monitor

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