Be sure to check the minimum requirements on the compatibility notes page.

Usine is a portable application so there is no system installation needed. Just unzip the downloaded file into a directory and play. Several versions of Usine can be placed on the same computer to utilize different configurations or setups and placed anywhere, for example on an USB key.

You can install your version on all your computers without restriction.

Absolutely nothing is modified on your system by Usine.


To install Usine on Windows, just unZip the package anywhere on your computer.


To install Usine on MacOSX, just unZip the package anywhere on your computer and drag & drop the application (.app) in your application folder.

Avoid third-party software, use the default Mac unzip utility and dbl-click on the extracted file .app (application package).

Run Usine

  • Windows: unzip the downloaded file and execute usine.exe
  • MacOSX: unzip the downloaded file and execute

OSX users troubleshooting

Mojave, Sierra and High Sierra users: if Usine crash on first start, move it on your desktop and run it again.

Some MAC users report this type of messages " can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer" don't worry this came from Gatekeeper, not Usine. Gatekeeper is a new feature since OS X Mountain Lion, see this page for more details You can simply right clic on the app and choose open

step by step process

Open your Mac settings with this icon in the dock:

Select the security & Privacy tab:

Click on the open anyway button:

Enter your security password:

And click on open:

Update Usine

Once you have downloaded a new version on our site, unzip and open Usine. You can now retrieve your previous configuration (sound card settings, personal folder, etc.)

First open the Setup panel located in the Main Menu.

Select the setup-global and click on import settings, where you will be prompted to choose a previous version.

On PC select a folder where a previous version of Usine resides.

For Mac select the precedent .app file of a previous version.

Once the location is selected, the previous configuration will be imported into Usine and you will be asked to restart the program.


  • Windows: just remove the unzipped folder.
  • MacOSX: delete the .app file (application package).

See also

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