Dist COLDFIRE

Dual distortion reactor

Quick Start

This page will guide you through the few steps to get started with your product.

1. Download & install the Arturia Software Center (ASC)

The Arturia Software Center (aka ASC) lets you activate, install and update your Arturia virtual instruments on your computers.

It will let you access the software you own as well as demos of the other titles in the Arturia catalog.

2. Log into the Arturia Software Center

Enter the same email address and password as for your My Arturia account.
You will then be able to find your Product License on the main panel.

If you don’t have a My Arturia account, click on create account and follow the process to create one.

If you're using an offline computer, please follow the process described in this article

If you have purchased your software license on the Arturia website, it has been automatically registered into your account. Otherwise click on the button “Register a new product” on top of the main window.

3. Install and Activate your product through the ASC

Look for your product in the list and click on the “Install” button to launch the silent installation process.

You will be asked to define the destination folders on the first time.
Your product will remain in demo mode until it is activated.
To do so click on the “Activate” button. Your brand new effect will now be activated.

You are now able to use it without restriction on up to 5 different computers simultaneously. To do that, repeat this operation on your other computers.

4. Launch Your Product

Your product is not available as a standalone software.
It must be used in a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation).

Click on the icons to see how to select and use your new effect in the most popular DAWs:
Discover, experiment, enjoy!

For Ableton Live

1/ Open the Live browser, and click on the "Plug-ins" section.

2/ In the VST or Audio Unit* folder, browse the virtual effect of your choice.

3/ Drag & drop it in your track or FX return.

For Bitwig

1/ In Bitwig browser, select the devices section and click on the category tab.

2/ Select the Arturia category.

3/ On the bottom of the browser will appear the available Arturia devices.

4/ Drag & drop the virtual effect on your track.

For Cubase

1/ Select a track

2/ In the Inspector, open the Audio Insert tab

3/ Click on an empty slot and select the virtual effect of your choice

For FL Studio

1/ In FL Studio browser open the Plugin Database folder.

2/ in the Effect section, select the effect of your choice.

3/ Drag & Drop it in one of your mixer effect insert.

Tutorial

For Logic Pro X

1/ Select a track, or a bus.

2/ Under Settings, EQ & Input, click on the Audio FX tab.

3/ In Audio Units > Arturia > Select the virtual effect your want to add.

More info here

For Pro Tools

1/ Select a Track.

2/ Click on one of the Inserts A-E tabs.

3/ In multichannel plug-in > Effect select the virtual effect of your choice to add it to your insert.

For Studio One

1/ Go the the browser on the right and click the Effects Tab.

2/ Open the Arturia folder and locate the virtual effect your want to use.

3/ Drag & Drop it on your track.

For Digital Performer

1/ Go to the Mixing Board Tab.

2/ Select a track, and on the top of it, click one of the empty inserts slots.

3/ Open the effect Tab.

4/ Select the virtual effect of your choice and click select to add it to your track.

Tutorials

Ep. 1: Overview

Explore our Dual Distortion Reactor in-depth

In this tutorial video, Lena takes you through the interface, advanced features, and wild sonic range of Dist COLDFIRE, demoing its flexible modules one by one.

Ep. 2: How to Distort Your Drums Creatively

Get your sound red-hot in no time

By combining Dist COLDFIREs Tube & Waveshaper modes with some creative modulation, Yetundey shows you how to turn any drum loop into a glitchy, crunchy pattern that’ll enhance any mix.

Ep. 3: How to Create Step-sequenced Distortion Bass

Transform familiar sounds into crunchy, impactful bass

Yetundey turns a sub-heavy bassline into an elaborate rhythmic motif that swells and evolves with every beat - in this video, she shows you how it’s done.

Manuals & Installers

Dist COLDFIRE

Dist COLDFIRE

Manuals

NameDateSizeVersionDownload

Dist COLDFIRE DE Manual

Sep 20, 2022

36.07 MB

1.0.0

Dist COLDFIRE FR Manual

Sep 16, 2022

36.04 MB

1.0.0

Dist COLDFIRE ES Manual

Sep 16, 2022

36.05 MB

1.0.0

Dist COLDFIRE JP Manual

Sep 14, 2022

36.73 MB

1.0.0

Dist COLDFIRE EN Manual

Aug 19, 2022

36.03 MB

1.0.0

Software

PlatformNameDateSizeVersionInfoDownload

10.13+

Dist COLDFIRE

May 30, 2023

236.94 MB

1.1.0.4463

Win 10+

Dist COLDFIRE

May 30, 2023

112.81 MB

1.1.0.4463

10.13+

Dist COLDFIRE

May 30, 2023

236.94 MB

1.1.0.4463

Win 10+

Dist COLDFIRE

May 30, 2023

112.81 MB

1.1.0.4463

Arturia Software Center

Arturia Software Center

Software

PlatformNameDateSizeVersionInfoDownload

10.13+

NEWArturia Software Center

Dec 6, 2023

56.92 MB

2.7.1.2466

Win 10+

NEWArturia Software Center

Dec 6, 2023

27.66 MB

2.7.1.2466

10.13+

NEWArturia Software Center

Dec 6, 2023

56.92 MB

2.7.1.2466

Win 10+

NEWArturia Software Center

Dec 6, 2023

27.66 MB

2.7.1.2466

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