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Windows 8 issue no AUDIO

Hello everybody, thanks for any assistance you may have.

I used this drum machine in both windows and linux, and am grateful for the work, so grateful that I have in fact bought a beer for the developers, you can be sure I would be happy to do so again, however:
My issue is this: I installed the program several times over and for some reason I cannot hear the drums when I play the loop. I can definately hear the samples from the library but can't hear them during the playback.

It's odd, and I can't work out why, because I am certain that I had this working before. Now I just want to know if it's a windows 8 problem or if anyone has alos had this issue.

Exporting Songs/Saving and finding song files

I just got Hydrogen.  I'm trying to figure it out.

I have tried to export a song I've created.  I cannot find it anywhere on my computer.  I search the filename, and come up empty.

I am trying to move the drum track (h2song) into Audacity so that I can record a complete song, overdubbing guitar, vocals, etc.

The h2 song that I exported in Hydrogen is nowhere to be found on my system when I try to import it.

Again, it does not even appear in my files, nowhere in the C: drive at all.  I've tried to save it to other locations within the drive, this does not work.

Can someone please tell me what I am missing?


crash on startup in Windows Vista.

crash on startup in Windows Vista.

COnsole window had this at time of crash.....

InitTime : multimedia timer resolution set to 1 milliseconds

InitTime : multimedia timer resolution set to 1 milliseconds

(E) JackOutput::init Unknown status with JACK server.←[0m

(E) JackOutput::init Unknown status with JACK server.←[0m

(E) ::H2Core::AudioOutput* H2Core::createDriver(const QString&) Error starting a

udio driver [audioDriver::init()]←[0m


Crash when in 'Piano' mode

This has happened to me a few times, is it happening for anyone else? Windows 8.1.

I'll have a few patterns going, and I'll want to add a melodic element. Piano mode opens and lets me add notes, but when I play the pattern it crashes after a few repeats. No code given. One thing I realize I haven't done as I type this is closing every other open program, but I'd running a fairly high-end laptop, would that be necessary? Very new to Hydrogen. 

Thanks in advance for any advice.

Hydrogen 9.7. win 10 - drumkits


Here some infos about hydrogen drum kits




9.7. export function does not work




i do not use the function to import sound libraries, i download the h2drumkit files onto my pc


Windows 10 - In which sub-directory are the .h2song files stored?

Hi, I'm new to Hydrogen and I've got a question....maybe it's a daft goes.


In which sub-directory are user created .h2song files stored?.....I cannot find the .h2song file I have created in any sub-directory.

However, I  can find the default/demo .h2song files that were installed as part of the installation


I'm using      Hydrogen 0.9.6 preview release for Windows      on a Windows 10 pc.


Any help with this would be appreciated, if possible








i am using hydrogen 9.7 on windows

how can i use the fx section?

Hydrogen BPM innaccurate



I've been using Hydrogen almost two years; in most ways it's pretty excellent.  However, I've noticed during all that time that the timing of the tracks I create in Hydrogen don't perfectly match the timing of tracks created outside of Hydrogen, by me and everybody else in the world.  That would certainly be an issue, if true.  Over that nearly 2-year period, it seemed that Hydrogen's timing was about 1/2 of 1 percent off.  

Cannot Record Midi

I want to be able to record the midi patterns in real time. However, the record button does not seem to want to record the patterns in the song view.

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