Dedication To all of those whose imagination, creativity, and tireless eorts have contributed to the state of the art in Virtual Organ technology—most especially Sven Meier who developed and continues to improve jOrgan.
Acknowledgments I am grateful for the many kindnesses of all the members of the jOrgan community as displayed in their willingness to share the fruits of their creativity with the Virtual Organ community at large and in particular their willingness to provide help and advice in the development of this manual.
is manual follows the traditional use of the words “he, him, his, etc.” when the context implies
the impersonal, as in “programmer, user, beginner, etc.”
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Computer Compatibility As of this writing the software discussed in this document is considered to be operational on PC computers under Windows X , Vista and Windows 7 operating systems as well as Mac OS X.6 and Linux-Ubuntu unless otherwise stated.
Legal and Ethical Issues
is document is intended to assist in making the reader’s experience with jOrgan intellectually
and aesthetically enjoyable. jOrgan is designed to be compatible with a vast spectrum of software and hardware products. Our assumption in providing you with infomation about interfacing jOrgan to other products is that you, the reader, are legally and ethically entitled to the use of such products and that you will use responsibly whatever you learn about jOrgan from this manual.