Bandstand Installation Bandstand can be used with Band-in-a-Box ® 2004 (Windows) or higher, and PowerTracks Pro Audio 9 and higher as a DXi plugin. It can be used with Band-in-a-Box ® 2006 or higher and PowerTracks Pro Audio 11 or higher as a VSTi plugin (recommended), and can be used with Band-in-a-Box ® 12 or higher for Macintosh as a stand-alone application. Note that it is fairly important that you meet the system requirements for Bandstand - these are listed on the website as well as the on the Bandstand packaging and user manual. You need to have a DVD drive to install this product, and a minimum of 512 MB RAM.
We recommend 1 GB or more. • On Mac OSX, choose the 'Install Bandstand for Mac' icon and follow the on-screen prompts. Rusi bavshvebis gaupatiureba 3. You can select either 'Easy Install', or 'Custom Install'.
Bandstand by Native Instruments is a Virtual Instrument Audio Plugin. It functions as a VST Plugin, an Audio Units Plugin, a DirectX Plugin and an RTAS Plugin.
Custom Install allows you to select which components you want installed. We recommend choosing Easy Install if you are not sure. This will install both the stand-alone and plug-in versions. • On Windows XP (or later), choose the 'Install Bandstand for PC' icon and follow the on-screen prompts. You will be prompted to select the components that you want installed: Bandstand Standalone Application, VST Plugin, DXi Plugin, RTAS plugin, and Bandstand Library. The only component that wouldn't be applicable to PG Music software is the RTAS Plugin.
If you aren't sure, you can just install all components. You should download and install the latest Bandstand update available from the Native Instruments website. Band-in-a-Box ® for Windows We recommend using Bandstand as a VSTi Plugin with Band-in-a-Box ®. This will work if you have Band-in-a-Box ® 2006 or higher, which support VSTi.
If you have Band-in-a-Box ® 2004 or 2005, you will need to use the DXi plugin. Here are the basic steps: • In Band-in-a-Box ®, go to Opt. MIDI Driver Setup. Click the 'Use DXi Synth' checkbox or press the [DXi Synth Settings] button. This will open the DirectX Window. • In the top plugin slot, select 'NI Bandstand' if you need to use the DXi plugin. Otherwise (if you have Band-in-a-Box ® 2006 or higher), click the 'Add VSTi Plugin' item. • You need to locate and open the BandstandVST.DLL file.
This is located on your hard disk in Program Files Native Instruments Bandstand VSTPlugins. • The Bandstand VSTi and DXi plugin user interfaces are the same. You will not need to go through the process of locating the.dll file again, unless you reinstall Band-in-a-Box ®. Make sure that the item selected in the DirectX window is Bandstand. Note the brackets around 'VSTi'.
• You can now close the DirectX window and press OK in the MIDI Driver Setup dialog, and Band-in-a-Box ® will now play through Bandstand. If you need to view the Bandstand user interface from now on, the best way to do this is to click the DXi Synth button in the main Band-in-a-Box ® toolbar. If you are having trouble getting Band-in-a-Box ® to play properly through Bandstand: • Make sure you have downloaded and installed the latest Bandstand update from the Native Instruments website. • Check that you have it selected as a VSTi plugin rather than a DXi plugin. You should have ' Bandstand' selected, rather than 'NI Bandstand'. In our testing, Bandstand works better with PG Music software as a VSTi plugin. • Check that your computer meets the minimum system requirements for Bandstand, which includes a minimum of 512 MB RAM.
We recommend 1 GB. If you have less RAM, patches may take too long to load and some instruments may drop out during playback. There may also be some stuttering.
However, you may be able to get Bandstand to work acceptably with less memory with help from the next two points. • If you have Band-in-a-Box ® 2006, check that you have Build 220 (or later) installed by going to Help About Band-in-a-Box ®. If you have Build 212 or earlier, to go to the Band-in-a-Box ® updates page on our site, and download the latest update patch available for version 2006. In Build 220, we added some special purpose settings that help make Band-in-a-Box ® more compatible with Bandstand (these settings would also help with other software synths that have a large Program Change delay and use sample streaming from disk). If you have Band-in-a-Box ® 2007 or higher, you will automatically have the settings. In the Band-in-a-Box ® folder (usually C:/bb) you will find a folder called 'Bandstand Technical Notes'. Free photo gallery website. For a 'quick fix', copy the file 'AsstSettings.ini' from the 'bb Bandstand Technical Notes' folder to the main bb folder, then load Band-in-a-Box ® and see if it works better.