Frequently Asked Questions
Does WinAudioMLS work with multi-processor/core systems?
Yes, it does. WinAudioMLS uses sophisticated multithreading techniques that even reach much better performance on multi-core systems.
Does WinAudioMLS work with Windows Vista?
Yes, it does. But we recommend to switch off the "Aero" features, since they consume a lot CPU power. Currently, only a few soundcard manufacturer deliver drivers for Windows Vista. Therefore we do not recommend to use Vista until the driver situation gets better.
How does the software lock work?
You receive from us a special program that calculates a unique number from your PC. This is the
My measurement PC is not connected to the Internet. Can I use the software lock?
WinAudioMLS does not use an Internet connection. Just calculate the HostID and send it to us.
I want to use WinAudioMLS on my Desktop and on my Notebook.
There are two solutions. Either you buy two licenses of WinAudioMLS or use the hardware protection key (dongle). The dongle allows you to run our software on any PC, which is connected to the dongle.
I'm using Windows NT 4.0 or 95. Can I use the USB dongle?
Windows NT 4.0 and 95 do not support USB. You need the parallel port version of the dongle.
Many people ask what is the optimum soundcard for WinAudioMLS. Today even onboard sound devices have performance, that allow serious measurements. Old 8-bit devices are not supported.
Quality criteria for a soundcard are:
Typically low-cost soundcards have a very poor microphone preamplifier. We strongly recommend a good external preamplifier for
measurements with microphones. On our website we published some example measurements
with typical soundcards.
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