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Welcome to the Orchids user group.

This user group is devoted to the Orchids orchestration system and its users, but also on the topic of computer-aided orchestration and generic sound mixture optimization. In order to facilitate the exchange of bug reports, idea and collaborative thinking, we encourage any kind of report on errors, bad or good results, desired features, ideas, remarks and any other topic.

Please report any unsolved problem, ideas or even cool sounds to this group and we will be glad to discuss it. If you want to start using the software, please read the full documentation, which provides turnarounds to known issues: http://repmus.ircam.fr/_media/esling/orchids-documentation.pdf


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Hi there,

I noticed that Orchids had reappeared on the products page. I tried to download but I got the following message:
“The requested download is not purchased yet. Please add to cart and proceed to checkout.”

I can’t see anything about adding to cart… Moreover it’s free so I can’t see why that would be necessary!

Can anyone help me out?


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January 12, 2018 at 18:27 #24823
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Hi Ciaran,

yes indeed. There seems to be a problem with this. I will report it to whom it may concern and try to fix this ASAP.


January 12, 2018 at 19:33 #24827
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hey, Orchids has been removed and discontinued because it is not compatible with recent operating systems.
Hopefully Ircam will release an updated version soon!

January 12, 2018 at 20:05 #24828
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This is a shame! I do not run on Sierra – Would anyone be able to send me the last version that was available?

I would be forever grateful.


January 12, 2018 at 20:10 #24829
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Hi Folks,

Ok this is the latest report.
Concerning Orchids download, ASAP we will fix the download,
Concerning Orchids future, someone is working on a very new version and that’ why our dev. is not available for maintenance.
All these problems come from the fact that Orchids is a Max standalone application, and can’t be apple signed. It’s mainly Apple’s restriction for third party software.


January 12, 2018 at 20:18 #24830

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