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Importing FX Samples > Importing FX Samples - Pg. 284

The ReFill Packer is a program written to compress and compile all of your programmed Reason samples and patches into one file that is accessed from the patch browser window. Although this utility is not covered in this part of the chapter, it is still required for the Reload program to run properly, so make sure you download it along with Reload. For a detailed tutorial on how to use this wonder, see Appendix C, "ReFills." Reload is a program made to convert your Akai S1000 and S3000 samples to a format compatible with the NN-XT (see Figure 12.19). It is a simple single screen interface that leads you by the hand into converting your samples with ease and versatility. This section takes you through a quick- and-easy tutorial of the Reload interface and process. Figure 12.19 Reload is a utility to convert Akai S1000 and S3000 samples to NN-XT patches. And it's free! GET REGISTERED -- GET HAPPY Although ReFill Packer and Reload are free utility programs, they are available only to users who have registered Reason 2.0 or 2.5. In order to register your products quickly, visit the Propellerhead website ( and proceed to the Users section. You will be prompted to log in with a username and password, which you can create within minutes. Once you register Reason and any other Propellerhead programs you own, you can download Reload and install it. After you download Reload, the Propellerhead website will assign you a registration code that you will need to write down and use the first time you launch Reload.