[LAD] Kontakt sampler format (Chicken Systems Translator)

Thomas Vecchione seablaede at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 20:14:04 UTC 2012

Kontakt works relatively well in Wine actually, but that is beside the
primary point of the conversation.


On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 4:10 PM, Tom's Lists <lists at dswusa.com> wrote:

> I know this is somewhat already covered in this discussion, but this is
> straight from the head of Chicken Systems (a friend of mine).  I asked him
> if there was any way beyond converting the samples (which Translator can do
> just fine) to get the Kontakt samples into Linux, and this was his reply:
> "All the scripting is lost, there's nothing really to convert it to since
> no other platform is as intelligent. Of course, EastWest uses Python and I
> forgot what MachFive 3 uses, but I'm not sure how demanded such a
> conversion is."
> So, until NI ports Kontakt to Linux, or someone else makes an equivalent
> or better sampler for Linux, we'll have to stick with some form of Windows.
>  Unless I've missed it, has anyone gotten it to work with Wine, or through
> Windows in VirtualBox?  I'm building a machine that will have most versions
> of Windows as VirtualBoxes, just to experiment with it, & to get away from
> Windows, albeit slowly, but this isn't my DAW, just a strong Linux (Fedora
> 17) box.
> -Tom
> Dyrnwyn Studios & Workshops
> Blomkest, MN
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