Krotos Studio Guide

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you accept monthly / annual payment?

Yes, you can pay either monthly or annually. Plus, we offer a discount for annual subscriptions. Make your selection at checkout.

I’m trying to find the Genesis sound pack

The content from Genesis sound pack is now included within the Krotos Studio subscription. The Genesis sound pack is no longer available to buy separately.

Can I cancel my subscription?

Yes, absolutely! You can cancel your subscription at any time. Simply click cancel within your account. Your subscription will be set to pending cancellation and won’t renew at the next payment date.

How can I use Krotos Studio?

Krotos Studio is an audio plugin and standalone app. It can run both inside Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) or as a desktop application.

To get started, you will need to sign in to your Krotos audio account (the same account you created to complete the checkout in your browser, to claim your product). You will need to do this in the plugin itself to get started.

To add the plugin to your session, you will need to create a midi or instrument track, and look for it in your plugin list. For use the standalone app, look for the shortcut to Krotos Studio on your desktop (on Windows) or in your applications folder (on Mac).

What DAWs / hosts can I run Krotos Studio in?

We have thoroughly tested on the following hosts, and can guarantee full performance: Pro Tools, Ableton Live and Reaper.

The following hosts have been tested, but you may experience some issues: Logic Pro, Cubase, Nuendo, Studio One and DaVinci Resolve.

Any other DAWs or host software are not supported at this time. You may find that the plugin works as expected, but if you have issues please contact support. We will expand full support for other hosts in due course.

Is Krotos Studio multi channel / surround compatible?

Krotos Studio supports multiple stereo channel output in all supported hosts. Check our tutorials and the manual for more details. The plugin does not support 5.1 or other surround formats at this time, but the stereo outputs from the plugin can easily be used as part of a surround mix.

Can I automate the parameters in Krotos Studio?

Yes! When using Krotos Studio as a plugin within a DAW it behaves like most other audio plugins, just add parameters to automation as you would with any other plugin.

I can’t find my login details

If you’re unable to find your login details, don’t worry.Here’s your options to regain access to your account:

• Check your emails for account registration information.
• Click “Forgot Password” on the login page to reset your password.
• Contact our support team for further assistance.

Can I add my own sounds in Krotos Studio?

Not at this time. In this version of Krotos Studio only the factory presets can be used. We aim to include this functionality and control in the future.

How can I move the Factory Library to a different location?

In the “Burger” Menu that is located on the top left hand side of the UI, please select “Manage Factory Assets” and then “Move Assets”.

From here you can select the location that you wish to use for the Factory Library

Can I use Krotos Studio offline?

At this stage you need to be connected to the internet to use Krotos Studio. Without a connection you may find your session is interrupted and you may not be able to use the plugin.

I am a Genesis user, can I still use my pack without signing up for a subscription?

Yes, if you already own the content from Genesis sound pack you will still have access.

Can I perform sounds with MIDI?

Yes, you have the option to use a MIDI keyboard to perform sounds. However, it is available only in certain categories and trigger events. For example, ‘Lazer Pistol’ has MIDI control for fire and reload.

Does Krotos Studio support Native M1 on Mac?

Yes! Krotos Studio is now fully compatible with Apple Silicon and will run natively on M1/M2 systems.

Can I use Krotos Studio with video editing software?

Yes, you can drag and drop sound effects from Krotos Studio into video editing software. This has been tested with Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X, and Vegas, and should apply to all other video editing software.

Can you run Krotos Studio as a mono plugin?

At this time Krotos Studio is stereo only.

The plugin no longer works with my activation key

Krotos Studio no longer uses activation keys. To use Krotos Studio you need to sign in using the same account details you created to complete the checkout in your browser.

Why are the assets in the Free version of Krotos Studio downsampled to 44.1 khz/16 bit?

Since we are allowing everyone to access this version of Krotos Studio, we want to keep the download size as small as possible. Higher resolution versions of all audio assets will be available in future versions of the product.

What are the minimum system requirements?

Krotos Studio software requires:A Mac Intel computer with a minimum of 2.4 GHz Intel Dual Core Processor, 4 GB of RAM and the operating system OS X 10.13, or later.Or, a Windows computer with a minimum of 2.4 GHz Intel Dual Core Processor, 4 GB of RAM, and the operating system Windows 10 or above.

10.5GB disk space (can also be installed on an external drive)