Audio Options

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Audio Driver Mode – WDM/KS or ASIO – This selection determines the audio driver mode. In ASIO mode, only one driver may be used at a time and the selection is made when the 1st bus in the rack is created. In WDM/KS mode, multiple drivers may be used simultaneously.

Audio Sample Rate – Select the sample rate Forte will use to access your sound cards.

ASIO Control Panel – Open the ASIO control panel.

Device List (ASIO mode) – Shows all installed ASIO drivers. The checkbox indicates which ASIO driver will be used when you automatically create a bus when adding the first instrument.

Device List (WDM mode) – Shows all WDM devices available to Forte. Each output may be enabled or disabled for use within Forte using the check box next to its name. A disabled output will not be available to assign to a bus and is not used when determining audio buffer sizes on startup.

Custom Buffer Settings – Configures the minimum size and number of buffers used. When both are set to “Auto”, the configuration is automatically computed based upon enabled audio outputs. If you experience audio dropouts, try different settings here.

WDM/KS Multiple Driver Buffering – Displays the current buffer size and number of buffers in WDM mode. Forte automatically computes the minimum buffer size when it starts based upon the enabled audio outputs and the Custom Buffer Settings described above. The Current Latency is the estimation of software latency based upon the current buffer configuration.

Global Volume Trim – This gain adjustment is applied to each bus after all effects but before audio is sent to the sound card. It is applied at the same point the bus volume fader is applied.