Get Started

Below you will find introduction videos. They will show you the very basics of the ODEON workflow. The videos can also be used with the DEMO edition. However, if using Basics, Industrial or Auditorium, a few minor functions may not available in your edition.

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1-minute introduction to workflow in ODEON

This video is an extremely simplified introduction to the ODEON software. Only very few elements of the software are introduced, but it gives a general idea of the software’s features.

10-minute Introduction to ODEON

This video is fast introduction of the workflow of ODEON. It tells you the basics. If you already own the software, or are interested in a more thorough introduction, choose the 30-min video below instead. 

0:00 Intro
0:26 Workflow in ODEON
1:32 Rooms included in ODEON
2:16 Setting up sources and receivers
4:20 Assigning materials and scattering
5:27 Setting up calculation parameters
6:32 Setting up and running simulation
8:11 Viewing acoustic results
9:55 Outro

Introduction to ODEON 16

A 20-minute introduction, showcasing staple features. Made in ODEON 16 Combined.

0:00 Intro and summary of features
1:07 Importing geometries, and included models
2:03 Setting up acoustical model
2:33 Adding and configuring point source
4:07 Array, line and surface sources
4:51 Setting up materials (absorption)
5:45 Adding a scattering coefficient
6:33 Other material list features
7:32 Calculation settings
10:23 Ray tracing visualization
11:33 Viewing and exporting global reverberation times
12:11 Adding a receiver point
13:08 Tabulating sources and receivers
13:40 Configuring and running point response
14:50 Viewing point response results
16:19 Listening to the acoustics
16:38 Defining and calculating color grid maps
18:10 Viewing and configuring color grid maps
19:01 Sound visualization tools
20:03 Real room measurement system
21:10 Viewing the measured acoustic parameters
22:11 Optimizing sine sweep
22:38 Comparing simulations vs. measurements
23:07 Outro

Rooms to Start Working with ODEON

To learn how to make basic calculations in ODEON you don’t have to spend time creating and/or importing a new model. You can easily try one of the pre-installed models and get a feeling of what an acoustic model should look like.