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The Basics

2) Downloading and installing Tonescape™

System requirements

Tonescape™ makes extensive use of Microsoft® DirectX® and .net® technology, thus, the first release runs only on the Windows® NT platform (Windows NT, Windows 2000, and Windows XP operating systems).

Before installing Tonescape, go to the Microsoft website and check under "Product Resources" (on the left side of the page) for "Microsoft Updates". Download all of them. This is a process that may take a very long time, because some updates require that you install them separately then reboot your computer before downloading the rest. Just keep downloading, installing, rebooting, and checking for more updates, until the website finally tells you that there are no more.

Tonescape™ is based on Microsoft's .Net technology to provide a high quality, stabile infrastructure and with DirectX to bring the visual experience of microtonal music to life. You system needs to be running with up-to-date video and multimedia drivers in order to run Tonescape™. Software and hardware system requirements are described below:


Lattices use state-of-the-art gaming technology to provide you with a feature-rich, 3-dimensional interactive view of the mathematics of musical tunings. This technology is forward looking and not backward compatible with all video cards and all gaming platforms. Here are some things you can check to see why Tonescape™ can't display a lattice.

Avoidable Errors

Error Resolution
Application error is raised after Tonescape™ is closed. This is an an unknown application error that's caused when Windows or .Net 1.1 don't have the latest service packs installed. If .Net Service Pack 1 is NOT installed, that's the cause. Run Windows Update to ensure your system is current.
Windows error dialog is displayed. Error message refers to the toolbar. This is another unknown application error that only shows itself when .Net 1.1 has NOT been updated to Service Pack 1. Use Windows update to solve this problem.

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