Application Details:

Version: 3.x
License: Retail
Votes: 21
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.6

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Test Results

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What works

Every device in the rack, sequencer, transport.

What does not

sometimes while browsing in the patch browser reason hangs.


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Additional Comments

installation: run winecfg set Default Settings to Windows XP. set emulate virtual desktop to 800x600. Drives: if /media/cdrom doesn't excist yet, click on autodetect. click the on the /media/cdrom in the list. click on show advanced; select type CD-ROM and click on manually assign. close winecfg install and run reason. reason will ask of the 2 other cd's and then you can input the serial number. close reason start winecfg; select default Settings and reset emulate virtual desktop. add the reason.exe application and set to Windows XP. You can now start to create music in Reason.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 18 20081.1.6Yes Yes BronzeJorge Azevedo 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 24 20081.1.3Yes Yes BronzeDaniel Precisely 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 30 20081.1.2Yes Yes BronzeDaniel Precisely 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 14 20081.1.1Yes Yes BronzeDaniel Precisely 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 04 20080.9.52.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
421 Implement a DIB engine CLOSED FIXED View
2138 Missing DLLs when running Reason CLOSED FIXED View
3902 Need DIB engine (Unnormal slowness in Heroes 4 (X11DRV_BitBlt?)) CLOSED FIXED View
3997 New modal dialogs are behind main window CLOSED FIXED View
4882 Reason 3.0 errors trying to open a non-existing file CLOSED FIXED View
4888 Reason 3.0 - unusual slowness CLOSED WORKSFORME View
7891 Toolbar buttons don't have icons CLOSED FIXED View
7895 Reason 3.0 upsplash image won't hide CLOSED DUPLICATE View
7896 Reason 3.0 Installation fixme CLOSED INVALID View
8940 Sound playback is choppy. CLOSED INVALID View
9510 icons in reason 3 lacks transparency CLOSED DUPLICATE View
13196 Icons with inverted color or without transparent background CLOSED DUPLICATE View

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HowTo / Notes

Keyboard Shortcuts
by marc on Thursday December 20th 2007, 9:36

strg + o = open file
strg + p = preferences
strg + s = save
HOWTO: Tips regarding Reason Errors
by Tobias on Monday November 6th 2006, 13:32

1. - if you get the error

"failed to open gui support library"

use winecfg to switch the windows-version to "windows xp".

2. - if you've got troubles with the "Factory Sound Bank"-CD and
the "Orkester Sound Bank"-CD at the first run of Reason, you
should make iso image-copies of the cd's, copy them wherever
you want, mount the iso-images, open winecfg and add the mount-
points as drives in the "Drives"-section.

3. - right-click on the "Enter Serial" and "Waiting for CD.." window-bars in the task-bar and use the move-function to get
the windows to front (they are actually covered by the reason-

Please make sure your version of Wine is up to date. --MK