How do I make Sforzando run in 32-bit mode?

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78 posts since 15 Sep, 2008 from Hastings

Post Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:04 pm

Dear Anyone.

As always when I ask a dumbass question, I tell the world I'm NOT Bill Gates on computers - I just like writing music! So if this is utterly obvious to you lot, be gentle with me!

On the Plogue Sforzando page it says Sforzando can run in 32-bit or 64-bit modes. Thing IS - the only downloads I see, which are next to where it states that, say 64-bit. And I'm Windows Xp, sorry, fact of life, music software doesn't like Win 10 and I can't afford new stuff.

So I download Sforzando and it says 'This Program Needs 64-bit architecture to install.' But it says on the page it can run in 32-bit.

How do I install it on XP? Where do I find the 32-bit installer?

If it's under my nose and I've missed it, just point me in the right direction!

Yours puzzledly


40 posts since 30 Jul, 2015

Post Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:00 am

Hi Chris,

I found this in the Sforzando manual:
Computer System Requirements
Windows PC 32/64bit:
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 10
2.4 GHz CPU Pentium 4 or better, 2.0 GHz Core Duo or better
1 GB Minimum, 2 GB RAM recommended if used with other instruments
at the same time.
15 MB of free hard drive space
Monitor with 1,024x768 resolution or better for usage of the default skin.
A sound card compatible with ASIO, DirectSound, or MME
Keyboard: A MIDI interface may be required if you are using a MIDI keyboard. Some keyboards use USB.
High quality speakers and amplifier, or high quality headphones
Internet connection for download, updates.

Unfortunately it seems like XP is not supported - I couldn't find a link to download a 32-bit version on their site either.

Erik N

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