Quick Start Guide

Step 01 - Registration

Open your browser and navigate to community.sessionwire.com

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Register with your primary email address and select “Get Started”.

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Fill out your details and select continue.

If you have a promo code or a Sessionpass

Redeem a promo code in 4 easy steps!

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Step 02 - Create your profile

  • Upload a background image and your profile picture. Background (2000 x 900 pixels) Profile (1240 x 681) pixels
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  • Add your bio, music, videos and links to your social channels.
  • Choose tags to be discovered by other members
 

Step 03 - Download the software

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Click the download button on the right side of the menu bar.

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Select your operating system

Step 04 - Install the software

Navigate to your downloads folder and unzip the Sessionwire installer. Launch the Sessionwire Suite Installer package and follow the steps on screen.

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Step 05 - Restart your computer.

After installation you will be prompted to restart your computer. This is essential to complete audio driver initialization before using Sessionwire for the first time.

Step 06 - Launching the Sessionwire application

After rebooting your computer, navigate to your applications folder and open the Sessionwire application. Input your email address and password and click the Sign In button.
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Step 07 - Adding contacts to your network

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You can also navigate to community.sessionwire.com to network with others by
using the tag-based profile search engine found under the Discover tab.
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Step 08 - Configuring the Input/Output Assignments

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  1. Communication Mic Button (Toggles mute/unmute).
    Click the drop down button to assign which input to use as communication source and monitoring destination
  2. Camera Button (Toggles mute/unmute).
    Click the drop down button to assign your camera input source
  3. Chat Button (open/close chat window). Coming soon!
  4. HQ Audio Button (Toggles mute/unmute).
    Click the drop down button to assign which input to use as communication source and monitoring destination

Step 09 - Making a call

Select contact from your network list in the right pane of the application window. Once a contact is selected press the Call Start/Hangup button to begin and end respectively.
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Step 10 - Share audio from your recording software

Perhaps you’ve already got a great idea in your session and you’d like to patch it into your Sessionwire call. This is where the included DAW plugins come in handy. For templates specific to your favorite recording software click here to visit our support centre.

1 – Send Audio To A Stereo Aux. Just like you would if you were creating a headphone mix or using a reverb.

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2 – Insert the Sessionwire Send plugin on a STEREO AUX CHANNEL. This will be used to feed the HQ Audio channel within your Sessionwire call.
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3 – Select the HQ Audio Assignment drop down button and designate Sessionwire Plugin as the HQ Audio input.

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Step 11 - Using Sessionwire Receive with your DAW

Using Sessionwire Receive Plugin Insert the receive plugin on a STEREO AUXILLIARY BUSS within your session to monitor incoming HQ Audio from your Sessionwire call. To record incoming audio from the Sessionwire Receive plugin simply route the output of your auxiliary bus to the input of an available record-armed audio track within your session. Within the Sessionwire application select the HQ Audio Assignment drop down button and select Sessionwire Plugin as the output source

1 – Send Audio To A Stereo Aux. Just like you would if you were creating a headphone mix or using a reverb.

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2 – Insert the Sessionwire Send plugin on a STEREO AUX CHANNEL. This will be used to feed the HQ Audio channel within your Sessionwire call.
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3 – Select the HQ Audio Assignment drop down button and designate Sessionwire Plugin as the HQ Audio input.

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Step 12 - Using Sessionwire Talkback with your DAW

Using Sessionwire Talkback Plugin Insert the Sessionwire Talkback plugin onto an available MONO audio track. Assign the input of that channel to a microphone within your studio environment to communicate with. Ensure the track is in input-monitoring or record-armed state to maintain uninterrupted signal to the Sessionwire app when your DAW’s playhead is in motion. Within the Sessionwire application select the HQ Audio Assignment drop down button and select Sessionwire Talkback Plugin As the input input & output source.

1 – Send Audio To A Stereo Aux. Just like you would if you were creating a headphone mix or using a reverb.

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2 – Insert the Sessionwire Send plugin on a STEREO AUX CHANNEL. This will be used to feed the HQ Audio channel within your Sessionwire call.
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3 – Select the HQ Audio Assignment drop down button and designate Sessionwire Plugin as the HQ Audio input.

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