New: creates a new and empty drumkit by clearing all the instruments of the current one.
Using this option you can only load drumkits that have been already imported into Hydrogen. If you just received a new one from an external source, be sure to use the Import option described below.
Properties: sets general properties of the drumkit associated with the current song, such as name, author, license, general information, image, and image license.
The new drumkit will be a physical copy of the old one and is stored into the
Export: compresses and stores all instrument samples and settings of the current drumkit into a folder of your choice as .h2drumkit file.
For compatibility reasons you can also export your drumkit in a format used in older versions ( <= 0.9.6 ) of Hydrogen. By doing so you need to select a single component to export since having multiple ones was not supported back than.
Import: imports a drumkit (a .h2drumkit file) from the local filesystem.
Online Import: imports another drumkit from a remote location through a XML feed. The XML file that should be provided is NOT RSS compliant (see Hydrogen website for an example).
The Import window will pop up with the Internet tab selected. By default the link to the drumkit list (on http://hydrogen-music.org) will be filled in, and after pressing the Update list button you will get a complete list of all drumkits that are available for download. In the Status column on the you can see if a kit is installed or not.
If you select one of the drumkits you will see info about this kit in the right pane of the Import window: name, description, author and also the license.
You can install a drumkit by selecting it and clicking Download and Install.
Once the kit has been downloaded it will be available in the Sound Library under User drumkits.