This is the hydrogen documentation page.

Manual

The Hydrogen manual is available online in the following languages:

Tutorial

The Hydrogen tutorial is available online in the following languages:

Videos

In this section you can find a number of selected video’s. Most video’s are Hydrogen tutorials, but there are also a number of video’s on related topics.

If you have made a good (tutorial) video, or know of any good video’s, drop us a mail. The best video’s will be added on this page.

Special thanks to Kris (aka Metalx1000) for some great videos (including the great intro video) !

Tutorial videos: Basic functionality

Tutorial 1.1: Pattern editor

Pattern editor video

Tutorial 1.2: Drumkits, basic controls

basic controls video

Tutorial 1.3: Mixer window

mixer window video

Tutorial 1.4: Song editor, export song

song editor window video

Tutorial 1.5: Create, customize, import and export drumkits

drumkit handling video

Hydrogen tutorials: Advanced functionality

Tutorial 2.1: Creating flams

Requires Hydrogen 0.9.5 or higher.

creating flams video

Tutorial 2.2: Using mute groups

Requires Hydrogen 0.9.4 or higher.

mute groups video

Tutorial 2.3: Using rubberband with Hydrogen

Requires Hydrogen 0.9.5 or higher.

rubberband video

Tutorial 2.4: Using the sample editor (german)

Requires Hydrogen 0.9.5 or higher.

sample editor video

Tutorial 2.5: Playing with samples (add instrument, edit sample, rubberband …)

This is a must-see video for anyone that wants to use Hydrogen as a sample editor / sequencer !!

Requires Hydrogen 0.9.5 or higher.

sample editor video

Other useful video’s

Video 3.1: Connecting a midi device to Hydrogen via Jack

connection midi device video

Video 3.2: Syncing Hydrogen and Ardour

sync hydrogen ardour video

Video 3.3: Configuring JACK

configuring jack video