Korg microKxR Changelog

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Korg microKxR Changelog

Korg microKxR Changelog – View complete version history of our Korg microKxR Editor / Librarian plug-in. This is the official source.

[ Known Issue ] [macOS VST] This and previous releases will crash Steinberg Cubase version 9.5 – 10.5 when closing project or when removing the plug-in from the DAW. We are trying to figure this out, sorry for the inconvenience!
[ Known Issue ] [macOS AudioUnit] If plug-in is not visible in your DAW after install, quit the DAW and run command “killall -9 AudioComponentRegistar” in console and try again. If that doesn’t help, reboot your Mac.

Version 3 framework is under development, which will fix issues above and adds AAX, VST3 + standalone app for free!

Version 1.4.0 / 2020-02-04

[ Other ] Removed Auto-save MIDI I/O due to errors caused by the device initialization.

Version 1.3.9 / 2020-01-30

[ New ] Import microKorg programs created with the official Korg microKorg Editor.
[ Fixed ] Resolved issue where data from hardware was requested improperly.
[ Fixed ] Resolved issue where data writing to hardware was not successfully completed. Note that data write takes a long time, so pick up a cup of tea or coffee while in progress.
[ Fixed ] Resolved issue where sound was initialized when launching the plugin with auto saved MIDI input and output.

Version 1.3.8 / 2020–01-24

[ New ] Save Data to Slot function. Quickly fetch your user interface patch to librarian and store it from there. Read more about the function from our blog.
[ New ] Autosave MIDI Input and Output. Once you set your MIDI Input and MIDI Output in the plug-in, it will remember those ports next time you initialize the plug-in.
[ New ] Whole plug-in framework reworked and improved. Please report any bugs or malfunctions to our forums – Thank you!
[ Fixed ] Resolved issue where patch data was sent in wrong factor to the hardware unit.
[ Fixed ] Some odd recall issues resolved and cases where patch data was not properly set to user interface.
[ Fixed ] Some old urls fixed in the splash-windows.
[ Fixed ] Some bad coding refactored.

Version 1.3.7 / 2020–01-03

[ New ] Librarian Bank Edit Menu has a new item called “Open DATA folder” which will open the current plug-in data folder.
[ Improvement ] Support for macOS Catalina. User data moved to /Library/Audio/Presets/Mystery Islands Music/(plugin-name)/ folder. User must manually copy sound data from old /Documents/Mystery Islands Music/ folder to the new location.

Version 1.3.6 / 2019-01-25

[ Fixed ] Resolved issue where GUI resize acted funny.

Version 1.3.5 / 2019-01-25

[ Fixed ] Resolved issue where plug-in would crash if pasting data was applied before copying anything.
[ Fixed ] Re-aligned some GUI elements to look neater.
[ Other ] Re-organized parameters which are available for automation.

Version 1.3.4 / 2019-01-17

[ Fixed ] Librarian entered “non-responsive” state after toggling between librarian <-> any other main tabs while librarian search function were active.
[ Fixed ] Resolved issue where Timbre Select button did not work as expected.
[ Fixed ] Resolved issue where cancelling a request could potentially cause a crash.
[ Improvement ] Reworked some control actions to make the plug-in respond a lot faster.
[ Improvement ] Performance improvements.

Version 1.3.3 / 2018-12-22

[ New ] Implemented librarian search function. This is case sensitive. Search results, if found, are shown in the lower patch list display.

Version 1.3.2 / 2018-12-20

[ New ] IF layer link switch is toggled on, both layers change their value as expected – Layer 1 is kept open.
[ Fixed ] When switching any of the non-CC or non-LSB/MSB knobs, buttons or menu items sound was completely messed up.
[ Fixed ] Program Change buttons work as expected.
[ Fixed ] Total Recall works as expected.
[ Other ] Removed EG2/GATE toggle switch and Filter & Amplifier Velo Sense knobs from the GUI as it did not work for microKorg.
[ Improvement ] Fastened up the patch change process if sent via the plug-in librarian to hardware.

Version 1.3.1 / 2018-11-19

[ New ] Added Legacy Skin (default) by huge demand and Platinum Skin. S-Model Skin is still available too. Simply choose GUI Skin from the plug-in main window and relaunch your project or re-insert the plug-in if there is no data in the plug-in already. Skin selection is global so same skin applies to all instances of the plug-in.

Version 1.3.0 / 2018-11-09

[ Fixed ] Aligned librarian text entries a bit better when using GUI size *0,75 or *1,25.

Version 1.2.9 / 2018-11-08

[ New ] RESIZE-ABLE GUI. Choose your GUI size from the dropdown list on top of the plug-in GUI and relaunch the DAW or plug-in! Graphics are scaled up or down by 25%, so don’t blame us if it does not look neat 😉 This is first AID until we update our framework for realtime resizing.
[ New ] Multi level folder support for patches.
[ New ] Advanced MIDI filters included. This can be accessed from Global Settings -> Advanced MIDI Settings under the plug-in display.
[ Fixed ] Randomizer works more reliably. Randomize button now randomizes the current layer instead of showing up another popup window to click. One click -> randomize patch -> done.
[ Fixed ] 32-bit installers work as expected in PC platform.
[ Fixed ] Total Recall works as expected.
[ Improvement ] Aligned User Interface elements a bit better.
[ Improvement ] Performance tweaks in SysEx and MIDI streams.

Version 1.2.8 / 2017-11-14

[ Fixed ] Resolved issue where plug-in crashed during plug-in scan.

Version 1.2.7 / 2017-11-04 PC ONLY

[ Fixed ] 64bit plug-in is now actually 64bit plug-in. NOTE: not backward compatible!

Version 1.2.6 / 2017-10-24

[ Fixed ] In some cases note off messages was tried to sent out while there was no connection, which caused crash.
[ Fixed ] MIDI input status LED should be more responsive now.

Version 1.2.5 / 2017-10-17

[ Fixed ] Resolved “Connection time-out” issue when microKorg has MIDI Clock set in Internal mode. Now plug-in sends MIDI Clock -> External message to hardware if data does not match with the plug-in. This only happens while initializing plug-in. Note that if clock is set to internal mode, data does not get called properly and this cause time-out issues.
[ Fixed ] Plug-in caused DAW to crash if tempo sync to host was activated and DAW was closed.
[ Fixed ] Plug-in tried to send MIDI messages to hardware before it was connected.
[ Fixed ] Plug-in was recalling hardware device ID (Global MIDI Channel) from wrong SysEx byte.

Version 1.2.4 / 2017-10-13

[ Fixed ] MIDI and connection error fixes. Now when program is changed from microKorg, it should update the plug-in user interface accordingly. Check and make sure your microKorg MIDI channel is set to 1 with EDIT SELECT 2 -> MIDI -> MIDI CH = 1.
[ Fixed ] Renaming a patch in librarian did not work as expected.
[ Fixed ] User was able to change top bank in Librarian view after pasting, renaming a patch or requesting patch data. This should not be possible until data is saved to file or changes are discarded by the user.

Version 1.2.3 / 2017-09-30

[ New ] Randomizer. Yes – user can now randomize Timbre 1 or Timbre 2. Randomizer button is below the main screen. If section locks are active, those parts of the sound are not randomized.
[ New ] Master Keyboard selector in Global Settings page. When Master Keyboard switch is on, messages from microKorg will be ignored unless the plug-in channel is chosen in DAW.
[ New ] MIDI Input stated led now blinks when receiving SysEx data too.
[ Fixed ] Filter Type, Delay and Mod FX parameters now work as expected.
[ Fixed ] Librarian Copy/Paste and Drag/Drop functions fixed.
[ Fixed ] Timeout issues are gone! Obviously you have to make sure that Global MIDI channel is corresponding to the one with the hardware.
[ Fixed ] Librarian Bank Edit Menu errors / unresponsive behaviour fixed.
[ Fixed ] If Global Data was requested from hardware, plug-in did not handle the data in proper way.
[ Fixed ] If Global MIDI channel was set to different value than 1, MIDI messages in some cases were sent to wrong channel by the plug-in.
[ Other ] Some invisible changes that makes life a lot better!

Version 1.2.1 / 2017-07-12

[ New ] New graphical User Interface for easier management of the plug-in. Resolution of the plug-in is 1500 x 667px and the UI can not be resized.
[ New ] New design of Librarian with New menus to copy, paste and initialize data.
[ New ] Implemented Arp Step Editor.
[ New ] Implemented Section Locks for certain areas of the plug-in User Interface. Section Locks makes it possible to Lock certain areas of the sound while browsing through different presets. Section Locks are great when randomizing presets in the future release.
[ New ] MIDI IN -state LED included to indicate incoming data status.
[ Improvement ] Reworked installers for Mac and PC. We are now Apple Certified Developers!

Version 1.0.9 / 2016-04-23

[Init] Initial Release

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