Offset (disambiguation)

Offset can have multiple meanings:

Timing settings

  • An uninherited ("red") offset, which denotes either the song's first downbeat, or the start of a new timing section
  • Online offset, a timing change applied by NAT to ranked beatmaps with incorrect uninherited offset in order to adjust it
  • Local ("offline") offset, a per-beatmap setting that shifts the objects in time during gameplay
  • Universal offset, the osu! client setting that globally affects the timing of beatmaps

Beatmap settings

  • Countdown offset, a setting which affects the appearance of countdown before the first hit object
  • Audio offset, or audio lead-in
  • Video offset, a setting that shows how soon a background video should play relatively to the audio track