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What OS does DIN Is Noise run on?

Windows, Mac OS X, GNU+Linux, FreeBSD and NetBSD.

Is DIN Is Noise a plugin or a standalone application?

DIN Is Noise is a standalone application.

How is the Licensed version different from the Evaluation Version?

The Licensed Version of DIN Is Noise has no startup screen and no Evaluation Version stamp on the software. The Licensed Version also doesnt have these limits:

  1. You cannot save recordings,
  2. You cannot use plugins on the curve editors,
  3. You cannot do microtonal range modulation,
  4. You cannot create drone pendulums,
  5. You can only create a 2x2 drone mesh,
  6. You can have only 1 ball in the Mondrian instrument and
  7. You can have only 1 binaural drone pair in the Binaural Drones instrument

Yet there is a lot of to play with it! Check it out.

How do I install and start DIN Is Noise?

On Mac OS X, download and open the DIN Is Noise disk image. Drag the DIN Is Noise application to your Applications folder and double click on the DIN Is Noise application to start DIN.

On Windows, download and unzip the DIN Is Noise zip file. Enter the folder where you extracted the zip file and double click on the DIN Is Noise executable.

On GNU+Linux, read the README to learn how to build and run DIN.

Is it possible to do a factory reset of DIN Is Noise?

On Windows, Mac OS X and GNU+Linux click on the Reset to Factory Settings! button on the Settings page of DIN. And restart DIN.

Does DIN Is Noise support MIDI?

Yes. Click on Settings and choose the MIDI device from which DIN will get its MIDI input. DIN supports MIDI control change, program change, note on & off and pitch bend messages. DIN also automatically syncs FM, AM, gater & octave shift modules to the MIDI clock when it gets a MIDI clock and/or MIDI start message.

Can I play notes on the MIDI keyboard?

Yes. Click on Settings and choose the MIDI device from which DIN will get its MIDI input. When MIDI input is available, DIN draws 13 dotted crosses in the middle of the keyboard-keyboard. Each cross represents one note of the chromatic scale. You can see an octave's worth of crosses. When you play a note on the MIDI keyboard, you should hear the note. If not, choose a different MIDI device.

Does DIN Is Noise support OSC?


How do I save the sounds I'm making in DIN Is Noise?

Just press the Record button at the bottom of your screen. DIN starts recording the sounds you are making. To finish recording, click on the Record button again. A Menu comes up and you can save the recording to an uncompressed .WAV file on your desktop. The recording can be as long as you want and the file can be as large as you like.

What sort of a mouse do I need to play DIN Is Noise?

Any mouse with a sensitivity of 400 DPI. Most older mice are fine. Newer gaming mice can be too fast for playing DIN as a mouse / bow instrument - they operate at 800 DPI or more. But many of these mice support on-the-fly DPI switching down to 400 DPI.

However, the sensitivity of your mouse does not matter if you plan to use DIN to work with just drones & Bezier curves.

DIN Is Noise is Copyright (c) 2006-2023 Jagannathan Sampath.
DIN Is Noise for GNU+Linux, FreeBSD and NetBSD is Free Software.
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