Various settings and commands for expert users.

Layout tweak

settings panel width

Width of the items in the settings-panel.

extended accents char set

Extends the characters set to resolve some compatibility of file names with special characters.

Mac OSX only

bezier curves in patches

Choose between smooth bezier or straight curves in the patching window.

Bezier curves enabled

Bezier curves disabled

disable remote hilite

Draws a square when a control is modified by a remote, network, or record.

When OFF, can reduce graphic engine load on high remote context.

disable warning on locked objects

Disables the trace warning when you try to modify a locked object (ie. step-panel).

disable mouse over effect

Enables the color animation when a control is hoovered.

disable internet connection

Disables the internet connection of Usine.

disable hints display

Disables display of hints strings.

disable tips display

Disables display of tips strings.

disable locate audio files

Disables the locator-panel when media files are missing in the workspaces, racks and patches. Missing files will be ignored.

adapt audio files pitch to sample rate

Ensure that the pitch of audio files is correct whatever the sound card sampling rate.

disable draw selection square

Do not display the white square around selected objects.

export separated rack/patch

If this option is activated, when you export a workspace, Usine will create folder with all patches and racks exported as individual files.

disable upgrade message

Disables the message "this patch/workspace has been created with a newer version of Usine, please upgrade".

Usine will not verify that the workspace/patch you want to load is compatible with the current version.

Be aware that, generally, newer workspaces/patches are not compatible with an old version of Usine and can't be loaded properly.

max nb opened files

Maximum number of opened files in Usine. On OSX a process can open only 256 files at the same time (ie: audio files with the stay-on-disk option or video files). To ensure Usine's stability, you must keep the limit under the maximum allowed. more info

convolver panel

Opens the convolver panel.


god mode

Adds various options and tweaking commands like save screen shot, gives an access to additional settings and displays more internal error messages.

debug mode

Activates the debug mode of Usine. Various intern error messages will be displayed and Usine will be slower.

This is for internal use only, you shouldn't enable this option.

clear messages queues

Empty the current thread messages queue. Useful in case of overload.

test memory capacity

Try to allocate as much as possible memory to verify the real available memory.

There is a Possibility that it crashes Usine...

benchmark mono-core

Launch a speed calculation test, mono-core CPU oriented, of your computer, compared to a 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7.

benchmark multi-core

Launch a speed calculation test, multi-core CPU oriented, of your computer, compared to a 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7.

See also

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