The entire current set of documentation for KARMA Oasys Software (manual and tutorials) is provided with the program when you purchase it. It is also provided here for prospective customers and interested parties who have not yet purchased the software. And as new tutorials are released, registered owners can download them here as well.


KARMA Oasys Help (Manual)

This is a PDF version of the online manual. It is bookmarked according to chapters, but most of the links are not implemented - it is mainly intended for searching and printing. The online version that you open from inside the program has working links and is extensively cross-referenced.

KARMA Oasys Help 2.2.11
26-Jun-2015
     

KARMA Oasys Tutorials

These tutorials are included with the application, but new ones will be added here as they become available. They are PDF (acrobat) documents - click to open in your browser if your browser supports it, otherwise, right-click (Windows) or ctrl-click (Mac) to download the file to your computer.

Creating GEs with the Import To GE Editor 09-Jun-2015

Explains how to import MIDI phrases, from .MID files or directly from the OASYS sequencer, and turn them instantly into GEs, which can then be twisted into countless variations using all of the regular KARMA features.


Editing and Merging a Combi 09-Jun-2015

Explains how to do a number of edits to the KARMA settings in KO, edit the same combi in the OASYS, and combine the two sets of edits into one and get it back into the OASYS.


Understanding the KDF File 04-Sep-2011

Explains the internal structure of the KDF File (KO's document format), and how it relates to the PCG Data (Programs/Combis) in the OASYS. This should be read along with the above tutorial on merging.


Importing your own PCG Data 09-Jun-2015

Explains how to import your own banks of Combis and Programs (or third party banks) into a KDF File for use in KO.



Mirroring the OASYS Control Surface and
KO's Real-Time Controls
04-Sep-2011

Explains how to set up the OASYS and KO so that the OASYS Control Surface controls KO's Real-Time Controls Window and vice versa, and so that selecting Programs and Combis in the OASYS select the corresponding Performances in KO.


KARMA Oasys Tutorials - Third Party

These tutorials are provided by a third party and have been made available here due to their usefulness - they have not been verified for accuracy by Karma-Lab. They are PDF (acrobat) documents - click to open in your browser if your browser supports it, otherwise, right-click (Windows) or ctrl-click (Mac) to download the file to your computer.

Recording KARMA Oasys Software (KO) into Cubase 28-Jul-2016

Explains how to set up and record the results of using KARMA Oasys Software into Cubase.

Recording the OASYS into Cubase 28-Jul-2016

Explains how to set up and record the results of using KARMA inside the OASYS into Cubase.

  Karma_RecAll_BlankBase_OASYS_03.cpr 28-Jul-2016

This Cubase 8.5 Pro project file contains the track definitions and various other settings mentioned in the tutorial above. It is meant to serve as an example or starting point for KARMA/Cubase recording projects. You should expect to have to adjust port names and connections to match your rig, and may wish to make other changes to suit your own recording style.