Frequently Asked Questions
How Do I Report Bugs ?
You may find bugs in the Kontakt Pack or any of our other packs. Although we have beta tested this extensively, some bugs may not be found until general release. We will update this page with all known bugs as we find them. If you wish to report a bug please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will repair bugs as we find them but prioritise the more urgent ones. If you have suggestions you wish to make please fee free to email us. Feedback is all good.
Why does the Kontakt instrument not load as a Kontakt library?
Third-party Kontakt instruments will only load if they are Kontakt player ready. This is a Native Instruments-only operation, so unfortunately this product will not work as a library, but only via the file tab.
I am using EZ Drummer. The Superior Drummer Map doesn't seem to work in the Kontakt Pack.
In short, no not exactly. We've only been able to test it with Superior Drummer so far. You may find that the Superior map is a good starting point for EZ Drummer as well, but you will probably have to edit the map a little for it to work with EZ Drummer completely. We will be adding an EZ Drummer MIDI template in due course.
When I try to load a mixer preset in the Kontakt pack, the browser seems to default to the data folder. Is there a way of going directly to the preset sub-folder instead?
No unfortunately we have to work within the structure that Kontakt allows and unfortunately this is not possible.
Do I receive a DVD of these files when I buy them?
The purchase is a download only price. We appreciate that the files though are quite large and not all of you will have a suitable broadband connection. The Kontakt installer is a large file. If you wish to purchase and buy through the post please contact email@example.com.
Do the packs work in all samplers?
No. The Kontakt pack is designed to work only with the latest version of Kontakt 5. The Multi-velocity pack and the single hits packs should load up in any sampler or drum machine that can import WAV audio files. In these packs e provide patches for the latest versions of EXS24, N.I. Battery, Kontakt, Maschine, Battery, Geist, Ableton, Reason Refills, Studio One Soundsets, iDrum, Renoise and the free TX16Wx. but more will be added over time. The Drum Replacement packs contain patches for Slate Trigger V2, Drumagog and DrumXchanger. We are also now releasing a BFD pack for each kit.
Does your product work in the free Kontakt 5 Player ?
No. Currently our products will only work in the full Kontakt 5 package. Our product will load up in the player but can only be loaded up at 15 minutes at a time without the ability to save. We shall discuss with Native Instruments.
Can I re-download a Pack that I have already purchased.
Currently this is possible. Once you have purchased a pack, like all Drumdrops purchases, the download link stays valid in your account so you can redownload. We will keep this open unless it is abused. Please be sensible.
Are these kits 'Royalty Free'
Yes as long as you have proof of ownership these kits can be used to make your next number one. If you do use the kit on any of your tracks let us know so that we can give it a plug.
How can I pay?
Once you have selected your pack you can pay either through paypal or using a valid debit / credit card through paypals credit card facility. You do not have to have a paypal account to use there debit card / credit card facility. The transaction is completely secure. If for any reason you do not wish to use paypal then please contact us and we can discuss an alternative payment method.
How quickly will I receive the download link
As soon as the purchase has gone through and paypal have received the payment you will be redirected back to our website and a valid link to download your purchases will be available immediately.
Why does the price change when I put in my address details?
We base the price on a UK price including UK 20% VAT. If you live outside the EU the price will be reduced as you will not have to pay VAT. Due to a change in the law if you live in the EU we now have to charge the VAT rate of the country you reside in. This may mean the price will go up slightly, stay the same or come down depending on your country's VAT charge in comparison to the UK's. Once your address is in you can see the correct prices.