To run the Beta you need a Dirac account that includes a feature named: Dirac Processor DLBC - Beta


Download and install Dirac Live Processor Beta

Windows:

https://artifacts.connect.dirac.com/public/porter/beta/win64/DiracLiveProcessor-1.6.14-beta-win64.exe
https://artifacts.connect.dirac.com/public/porter/beta/win32/DiracLiveProcessor-1.6.14-beta-win32.exe

MacOS:
https://artifacts.connect.dirac.com/public/porter/beta/macos/DiracLiveProcessor-1.6.14-beta-Darwin.pkg


Setup Dirac Live Processor for Bass Control

Start Dirac Live Processor and log in


Select windows sound panel from the menu to open windows sound settings

Select your soundcard and click "Configure" and then select a multichannel configuration. This example has a 4 channel soundcard and selects Quadraphonic.


Click Audio Settings... from the menu

Select your soundcard and activate all outputs

Select Custom Channel Config from the menu

Select your channel configuration and add additional subwoofers if needed.

And select "Custom" here:


You are now set up for calibrating a Bass Control filter with Dirac Live calibration tool.

You can click Calibrate to download, install and open Dirac Live Calibration tool and then Continue from "Run Dirac Live® 3" in the Quick Start Guide here:

https://confluence.dirac.services/x/4taDC


Using Dirac Live Processor and Bass Control as a plugin

First create the configuration using the Dirac Live Processor standalone application

Select Custom Channel Config from the menu

Select your channel configuration and add additional subwoofers if needed.


Then go to the folder

Windows:

%AppData%\Dirac\Dirac_Live_Processor

MacOS

~/Music/Audio Music Apps/Dirac


The file channels.json contains the information of the speakers that was created in custom channel config.

Rename the file to something else, for example 2_2.json if you have a 2.2 system like in this example.


Open the file "Dirac_Live_Processor.config" in a text editor and add the line "<VALUE name="channelsConfig" val="2_2.json"/>" between the PROPERTIES tags

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 
<PROPERTIES>
	<VALUE name="channelOrder" val="0001020304050607080910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031"/>
	<VALUE name="channelsConfig" val="2_2.json"/>
</PROPERTIES>


Open a VST Host and load Dirac Live Processor plugin, it will load with the configuration from the .json file

A guide how to set up Dirac Live Processor, VST Host Element and VoiceMeter Banana can be found here:

Windows: Set up Dirac Processor Plugin for Systemwide Multichannel with Element (Free)





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