Instructions for installing Obi from web based installer

Instructions for installing Obi from web based installer

This document covers the following:

System Requirements

Hardware Configuration


  • 1.5 Giga Hertz processor
  • 4 GB RAM on Win 7 & above
  • Sufficient hard disk for storing wav files


  • 2.0 Giga Hertz dual core processor
  • 8 GB RAM
  • Sufficient hard disk for storing wav files

Software Specifications

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11
  • .NET 6
  • DirectX Runtime, version 9c (managed)
  • Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6.0 or above

Instructions for Installing Obi

Before starting the installation, please make sure that you have the administrator privileges. You must also be connected to the Internet for installing the additional tools to make Obi fully functional.Follow the steps given below to install Obi on your system:

    1. Download zipped setup file from the download page and unzip it to a folder.
    2. Double click on the file named “setup.exe” and the setup wizard opens the Welcome page as shown in the figure below.

Welcome page

    1. If you do not have .NET framework 4.0 on your system, the installer downloads it through the internet and installs it before continuing the setup.
    2. Click the Next button or press Alt+N to move ahead. The wizard shows the license agreement as shown below.

License agreement


    1. Read the license agreement thoroughly. Select I Agree radio button, if you agree to the terms and conditions listed in the agreement. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions, the wizard will not continue the installation.
    2. Once you have made the selection, click on the Next button or press Alt + N to continue. Setup wizard moves ahead and shows the following:

Select installation folder

    1. In the figure above, the wizard shows the directory where it will store all the files pertaining to the program. By default, it should be “C:\program files\the urakawa project\Obi XX”. To select a different location, click the Browse button next to it or press Alt+R.
    2. If you want the program to be visible to everyone, select the Everyone radio button. Otherwise leave it with the default value Just Me.
    3. Click on the Next button or press Alt+N. A dialog box appears asking for confirmation of starting installation of Obi on your system.

Confirm Installation


    1. Click on the Next button or press Alt+N to continue installing. The wizard shows the progress bar with a Cancel button, in case you wish to cancel the setup. After installing Obi, wizard will ask for your consent to install JRE (Java Runtime Environment) on your system.
    2. Next, the wizard will check the version of DirectX on your computer. If it is earlier than 9C, it will ask for your consent to download DirectX 9C (managed). Install it before finishing.

Installation complete

  1. Click on the Close Button to close the setup wizard or press Enter.


  • Pipeline-lite gets installed automatically on your system during the installation of Obi.
  • You may go to the previous page of the wizard wherever a Back button is provided.
  • You may also cancel the wizard with the ”’Cancel”’ button.
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