Korg microKxR Editor & Librarian

Documentation & Help Index for Korg microKxR plug-in

Korg microKxR is an AudioUnit and VST Editor / Librarian plug-in to control Korg microKorg (mk1) hardware synthesizer right from your DAW.

This plug-in works as AudioUnit and/or VST plug-in in all DAWs. Download the DEMO today, read the setup guide and give it a go, it will be worth it!

Compatible with:
Korg microKorg (mk1)
Plug-in Format:
AudioUnit | VST
Plug-in bit depth:
32-bit | 64-bit
Minimum OS:
Windows 7 | macOS 10.7
with Plug-in Format compatible host
Other Notes:
AAX, VST3 and Standalone are in development
32-bit support will be discontinued with v3 release


Korg microKxR AudioUnit & VSTi Librarian Editor Plug-in is plug-in to control your Korg microKorg right from your DAW. With microKxR, you can work with your Korg microKorg by the same way you use your VSTi and AudioUnit plug-ins.

Korg microKxR will recall your patch settings when you open your project and the data will be sent to your Korg microKorg automatically once you open your project. The only thing you need to worry, is that you power-up your Korg microKorg synth.

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Does this plug-in generate sound?

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Not at the moment. You can only control the real synthesizer with our plug-in.
In future, there will be PRO upgrades available, which will eliminate the need of the hardware completely and our plug-in works as a regular VSTi / AudioUnit / AAX instrument plug-in.

What are the plug-in requirements?

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You need the real hardware synthesizer which the editor is made for. If PRO upgrade is available, hardware is not required. List for requirements:

  • You need the real hardware synth, which the editor is made for.
  • Version 3 requires 64-bit AAX, AudioUnit, VST2 or VST3 host for Mac & PC.
  • 32/64-bit AudioUnit / VST host for Mac or PC.
  • MIDI interface. A good one which supports SysEx messages. Don’t buy anything which is less than 50€.
  • Direct MIDI in / out connection between your synth and the MIDI interface. No MIDI Thru connections or MIDI in only / MIDI out only connections.
  • Audio cables from the synth to soundcard or mixer in order to hear the sound.
  • At least FULL HD resolution.

Why my DAW crashes when I set MIDI in / out from the plug-in?

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Be sure to follow our User Guides to setup your DAW environment properly before using our plug-ins.

Which functions are not available in the DEMO version?

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  1. User can not save requested data from synthesizer to HDD.
  2. User can not store patches from librarian to synthesizer.
  3. Total Recall is disabled. This means, your last used plug-in settings will not be sent to your synthesizer up on loading the project.
  4. MIDI Learn is disabled. User can not map favorite CC controls to plugin / application parameters.
  5. Plug-in parameters are not visible for DAW to automate.
  6. User can not store MIDI CC Mapping files.
  7. User can not store UI DATA files (arrangements).
  8. Demo version can not be registered.

Where is the plug-in User Manual located?

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UPDATE 2022-January-04

Plug-ins which include User Manual in PDF format to date:
Roland JP-80×0 – Waldorf Pulse2X

You can also view User Manual in online format at User Guides section.

Since version 3 framework update is major, we will publish PDF with the final release version. While we are working to update the product, you can find all the details for setting up the plug-in and synthesizer from the User Guides & Knowledge Base.

You can also find our YouTube playlist for Access Virus Editor plug-in, which covers most of the DAWs in Mac and PC environment.

Why plug-in displays DEMO version after purchasing the license?

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You need to download and install FULL version of the plug-in in order to register it. Check next question for instructions.

Do I need to remove the DEMO before installing FULL version?

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No. FULL installer will overwrite the DEMO version from your harddrive.

Can I transfer my license to someone else or include it when I sell the synth?

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No. Once you purchase the license for the plug-in, you are solely entitled to lifetime support for the plug-in. It does not make sense to us, that once you sell the license, we would have to start supporting a new “client”.

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