Zrythm has a Preferences dialog containing all
of the global settings that can be accessed by
clicking the gear icon or by
The Preferences dialog is split into the following sections, which are explained below:
- Audio Backend
The backend to use for the audio engine.
- MIDI Backend
The MIDI backend to use for the audio engine.
- MIDI Controllers
MIDI devices to auto-connect to when Zrythm starts.
- Pan Algorithm
The panning algorithm to use. See the graph below for the different curves as you move the pan from left to right. We recommend leaving it as the default (Sine). See https://www.cs.cmu.edu/~music/icm-online/readings/panlaws/index.html for more information. This is not used at the moment.
- Pan Law
This is not used at the moment.
- Zrythm Path
The path to save projects, temporary files, and other non-project specific files.
- Always open plugin UIs
Always show the plugin UI when instantiating plugins.
- Keep plugin UIs on top
Whether to always keep plugin UIs above other Zrythm windows or not.
The language that the Zrythm interface uses.
- Autosave Interval
The amount of time to wait before auto-saving a backup of the current project, in minutes. Setting this to 0 will turn it off.
Changing some of these settings requires a restart of Zrythm.