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The "NI Kontakt 64 Composer Toolkit" is a MIDI Channel Switcher that accesses all Kontakt Ports.
The system is compatible with all DAWs and allows you to have a direct access to all Kontakt A,B,C,D Ports ( 64 MIDI Channels) directly from a single track in your DAW, powered by an advanced Control Change, Pitch Bend and Aftertouch "Multiplication, Chasing and Soft-takeover" options. The toolkit comes with PC Windows and macOS installers which include the following components: Two KSP multi script plugins, a rich AG Library including Kontakt Multis, iPad remote workstations and MIDI Channel switching templates (64 Channels) for Cubase, Logic, Studio One and Digital Performer.

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FEATURES & COMPONENTS

1. Kontakt 64 Composer Toolkit is compatible with any DAW.


2. MIDI Port & Channel Switcher plugin. This KSP Multiscript allows you to have a direct access to all Kontakt A,B,C,D Ports (64 MIDI Channels) directly from a single track in your DAW. The plugin includes:
   Main panel with three MIDI Channel switching modes powered by: Velocity Key Switch; Program Change and regular Low/High Key Switch assignments.
   Advanced panel with an innovative "MIDI Events Multiplication" capability, which efficiently distributes MIDI Channel events such as: Control Change, Program Change and Aftertouch across multiple Kontakt Ports and Channels.


3. Transformer plugin. It is another KSP Multiscript which includes a range of modes such as:
   Thru mode. This mode behaves as a plugin "Bypass" which can be automated via a custom Control Change number.
   Controllers Operator mode. That mode can filter custom selected incoming Controller numbers, fix them to any CC value, or Add/Sub the Controllers' value in real-time.
   Channelizer mode. It allows you to transform the incoming MIDI Channel to any Kontakt Channel (1-64).
   Multiplier mode. It is a top notch KSP Multiscript which comes with an optimized and intelligent user interface.
The "Multiplier" mode is designed to multiply the incoming MIDI Channel to numerous Kontakt Channels (1-64).
This mode offers a lot of real-time processing features such as: Channel transposition, custom Control Change number filtering, as well as fixing, adding or subtracting of the CC values.


4. Kontakt 64 Articulation presets. The provided PC Windows and macOS installers extract complete K64 MIDI Channel switching presets in the relative articulation paths for Apple Logic, Cubase, Studio One and Digital Performer. The predefined articulation switching templates are assigned for Velocity Key Switching and you only must rename the "***" symbols with the corresponded Channel Instrument/Articulation loaded into Kontakt.


5. AG Library presets. The installed AG Library folder includes the following presets:
   Kontakt Multi presets. The presets load the K64 "Port & Channel Switcher" and "Transformer" plugins as well as all individual sample library patches (into Kontakt Ports A,B,C,D).
   TouchOSC and Lemur layouts. These layouts are specially designed for the K64 toolkit and the articulation button names match the correspondent K64 articulation preset (with Program Remote type) loaded into the DAW (Logic, Cubase, S1, DP). The articulation buttons send Program Change, so can be used directly with K64 "Port & Channel Switcher" plugin set to "Program" mode for DAWs which do not have an articulation switching system.
   K64 Mapping templates. The mapping templates are PDF documents which show a table with 5 columns consisting of the following indication:
     #. The number indicator can be used for K64 Program Change switching (with DAWs without articulation system).
     Port. The Port indicator shows the Kontakt A,B,C,D ports.
     Ch. This column indicates the MIDI Channel number.
     Note. The Note pitch indicator can be used for K64 Key switching (with DAWs without articulation system).


6. OS Installer wizards. The K64 toolkit comes with installation files for PC Windows, macOS and a manual installation (optional). The installation wizards offer an "Options" window, where you can check/uncheck the components you want to install.

 
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REQUIREMENTS
Kontakt full retail 5.0 or later

ERIK THOMPSON
Composer, media designer, and a K64 beta tester

The K64 plugin is an essential tool for composers and producers using Kontakt. It stands out with its innovative "MIDI Events Multiplication" KSP script, which efficiently distributes single MIDI channel events across multiple
Kontakt ports and channels.

The K64 "Transformer" MIDI FX and the composer
articulation maps as well as the iPad remote templates provide an out-of-the-box versatile toolkit. As a composer and media designer, and a beta tester for K64, I worked closely with Ivan to translate instructional materials into English, as I have done for Audio Grocery over the years with their other innovative tools, discovering firsthand the power of the K64.

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