Emre_k, love the tutorials over at Vorpal. Been trying to get up and running with CDP Tool to no a avail, and the thread in the tool forum is not super geared towards beginner users of CDP. I have plenty of renoise experience but haven’t had any luck finding a sort of “Getting Started” guide for the tool (installation, directory assignment, usage, etc.). You seem like the guy who could write one, and I’d be happy to help if you’re interested in doing so. Most tool installations are a piece of cake, but your sound design tutorials gave me the CDP lust and now I can’t resist. Apologies if this is an improper place for such an inquiry.
Hey thanks a lot! I’m on a little trip right now but I’ll definitely do it when I get back home. But it is actually pretty simple. In theory at least. You download and install the CDP package from their site (you don’t need soundshaper or soundloom) and after that you install the latest version of the CDP tool from tools page. It’s been a while since I’ve set it up actually but IIRC the tool asks the location of CDP processes when you first launch it. You then point to the cdprogs directory you’ve set up. (Something like c:\cdpr7_cdp_cdprogs)
The final (and crucial) step is setting the environment variable:
Windows: The usual cause of this error message is that the environment variable CDP_SOUND_EXT has not been defined (to wav ). This can be done via Control Panel->System Settings->Advanced->Environment Variables.
MacOS: Follow the steps in manualconfig.pdf which can be downloaded from http://www.unstablesound.net/cdp.html (Mac Documentation)
It still might not work for some odd reason but after this point you can usually find a solution using the CDP thread. A quick troubleshooting step would be reinstalling the tool and maybe deleting the preferences.xml file located in “User/Library/Preferences/Renoise/v3.0.1/Scripts/Tools/”.
Hope this helps for now!