Orinj version 7.0.0
The loop building tree resides in the left portion of the loop building view and shows the wave samples, Downloadable Sounds (DLS) instruments, and SountFont (SF2) instruments that you can use to build loops.
All wave files that are shown in the tree reside in the "../samples/" folder of the Orinj installation on your hard drive. The tree mimics the folder structure of "../samples/".
Testing samples and instruments
You can listen to the wave samples and DLS and SF2 instruments before you drag them to the track.
- Click on the sample or instrument in the tree to select it.
- For DLS and SF2 instrument, choose the note that you want to hear in the drop-down box under the tree (some instruments cannot play all notes).
- Click on the Play button under the tree.
Most wave samples are short. Some DLS and SF2 instruments are designed to play and stop, while others are designed to loop indefinitely. For long wave samples and indefinite DLS and SF2 instruments, you can press on the Stop button to stop playback.
Using samples and instruments
To use a sample or an instrument, click on it in the tree and drag it to one of the tracks in the loop building view. If you then add hits to the track and play the loop, you will hear the corresponding drum hit for every beat in the track.
The tree will initially contain the drum hits that come with the Orinj installation. You can include other drum hits (and, in general, other wave files with sounds). To do so, copy these other wave files to the "../samples/" folder of your Orinj installation. You can create any subfolders and organize the samples in any way you want. Once you are done copying, either click on the Reload button beneath the tree or restart Orinj.
To add DLS and SF2 files click on Preferences and then on Sound Fonts in the menu. DLS and SF2 files can reside anywhere on your computer.
Listing of wave samples
See Orinj Installation files for a listing of wave samples included in the installation. No DLS or SF2 files are included in the Orinj installation, but many are available for download, including free ones.