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Drivers

2/13/14 - USB-MIDI Driver

MAC:Driver:USA_KORG USB-MIDI Driver 1.2.1 (r4).dmg
 
PC:Driver:USA_DrvTools_e(1.14_r12).zip
 

USB MIDI Driver

This is the latest USB MIDI driver, which is compatible with Windows 8, 7, Vista & XP, in both 32 and 64 bit configurations. This Mac driver is compatible with Intel/Mac. We always recommend that you use the latest driver.

PC Requirements
 Windows XP Home/Professional SP3
 Windows Vista SP2 (including 64-bit)
 Windows 7 SP1 (including 64-bit)
 Windows 8 (including 64-bit)

OS Requirements (Intel)
 Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later, Intel-Mac (32-bit or 64-bit) only

2/26/13 - USB MIDI Driver

PC:Driver:USA_DrvTools_e(1.14_r6).zip
 
MAC:Driver:USA_KORG USB-MIDI Driver 1.2.0 (r4).dmg
 

USB MIDI Driver

This is the latest USB MIDI driver, which is compatible with Windows 8, 7, Vista & XP, in both 32 and 64 bit configurations. This Mac driver is compatible with Intel/Mac. We always recommend that you use the latest driver.

PC Requirements
 Windows XP Home/Professional SP3
 Windows Vista SP2 (including 64-bit)
 Windows 7 SP1 (including 64-bit)
 Windows 8 (including 64-bit)

OS Requirements (Intel)
 Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later, Intel-Mac (32-bit or 64-bit) only

1/15/10 - USB-MIDI Driver Windows 7 Fix

PC:Driver:V111Fix_633994896796980000.zip
 
Only use this if you receive the error below while installing the USB-MIDI Driver (V1.12 or later) on Windows 7

If you have previously installed KORG USB-MIDI Driver Tools 1.11, you may run into the error message "Internal Error. K_coinst.exe" when installing KORG USB-MIDI Driver Tools 1.12 on a Windows 7 computer.

Please follow the instructions below to remedy this.

1. Download the file and unzip it to any location.
2. Double-click "V111fix.exe".
3. Click [Execute]. (This may take a little while to process)
4. Click [Close] when the process has completed.
5. Install DrvTools 1.12 for KORG USB-MIDI Driver V1.12.
11/16/2009 - USB MIDI Driver

PC/MAC:Driver:Korg_USB_MIDI_Win_112_633939707894780000.zip
 
USB MIDI Driver
This is the latest USB MIDI driver. This Windows driver is compatible with Windows 7, Vista & XP, in both 32 and 64 bit configurations. This Mac driver is compatible with Intel/Mac. We always recommend that you use the latest driver.

Mac version 1.0.8
Windows Version 1.12
M50 USB MIDI Driver

PC:Driver:KORG_USB-MIDI_Driver_for_Windows_V1.11.zip
 
MAC:Driver:KORG_USB-MIDI_Driver_1.0.8_For_Mac.zip
 

USB MIDI Driver
This is the latest USB MIDI driver. This Windows driver is compatible with Windows Vista. This Mac driver is compatible with Intel/Mac. We always recommend that you use the latest driver.

Mac version 1.0.8
Windows Version 1.1.1

Operating System

M50 System Version 1.0.3 Upgrade

PC/MAC:Operating System:M50_V103_E1_633659338308260000.zip
 

System Version 1.0.3 Upgrade
This "zipped" download contains the most current Version 1.0.3 Operating System update for the M50, which addresses a few small bugs as well as improvements in functionality.

A full history of updates is included in this download, along with instructions on how to install the OS.

Note: Unlike some of our other products, this is a two step update process. Please be sure to read the included "How To Update M50" PDF document.

We recommend the use of the most current software to all users.

M50 System Version 1.0.5 Upgrade

PC/MAC:Operating System:M50_V105_E1_633659328062540000.zip
 

System Version 1.0.5 Upgrade
This "zipped" download contains the most current Version 1.0.5 Operating System update for the M50, which addresses a few small bugs as well as improvements in functionality.

A full history of updates is included in this download, along with instructions on how to install the OS.

Note: Unlike some of our other products, this is a two step update process. Please be sure to read the included "How To Update M50" PDF document.

We recommend the use of the most current software to all users.

M50 System V 1.1.0 Upgrade 61 Key and 73 Key

PC/MAC:Operating System:M50-61_V110_E1_633659321394620000.zip
 

System Version 1.1.0 Upgrade - 61 and 73 Key
This "zipped" download contains the most current Version 1.1.0 Operating System update for the M50, which addresses a few small bugs as well as improvements in functionality, including 700 effect presets, which are also featured in the M3 Xpanded.

A full history of updates is included in this download, along with instructions on how to install the OS.

Note: Unlike some of our other products, this is a two step update process. Please be sure to read the included "How To Update M50" PDF document.

Note: There are two versions of this update available: 88 key and 61/73 key, be sure to select the correct version for you.

We recommend the use of the most current software to all users.

M50 System Version 1.1.0 Upgrade - 88 Key

PC/MAC:Operating System:M50-88_V110_E1_633659323564930000.zip
 
System Version 1.1.0 Upgrade - 88 Key
This "zipped" download contains the most current Version 1.1.0 Operating System update for the M50, which addresses a few small bugs as well as improvements in functionality, including 700 effect presets, which are also featured in the M3 Xpanded.

A full history of updates is included in this download, along with instructions on how to install the OS.

Note: Unlike some of our other products, this is a two step update process. Please be sure to read the included "How To Update M50" PDF document.

Note: There are two versions of this update available: 88 key and 61 key, be sure to select the correct version for you.

We recommend the use of the most current software to all users.

Software

M50 Editor Software Version 1.0.2

PC:Software:M50Editor_win_102_en.zip
 
MAC:Software:M50Editor_102_Mac.zip
 

Editor Software Version 1.0.2
This is the most recent version of the Editor Software for the M50. We recommend that you use the latest update.

The "zipped" file also contains installation instructions and manual.

System Requirements
Windows:
• Computer
CPU: Pentium III/1 GHz or better
Memory: 512 MB or more (1 GB or more is recommended)
Monitor: 1,024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit color or better
A computer with a USB port, that satisfies the requirements of Microsoft Windows XP
• Operating system
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition or Professional, Service Pack 2 or later

Macintosh:
• Computer
CPU: Apple G4 800 MHz or better (Intel Mac is supported), G5 or Core Duo or better is
recommended
Memory: 512 MB or more (1 GB or more is recommended)
Monitor: 1,024 x 768 pixels, 32,000 colors or better
An Apple Macintosh with a USB port that satisfies the requirements of Mac OS X
• Operating system
Mac OS X version 10.4 or later


Note:
It is not possible to run multiple instances of the M50 Editor or M50 Plug-In Editor. This means that it is not possible to use these editors to edit more than one
M50 Performance Workstation simultaneously.

M50 Editor Software Version 1.1.0

PC:Software:M50Editor_win_110_en.zip
 
MAC:Software:M50Editor_110(Mac).zip
 

Editor Software Version 1.1.0
This is the most recent version of the Editor Software for the M50.

Improvements in functionality include:
Support for M3 System V2.0/M3 XPanded data files
Data files from the M3 XPanded Workstation (PCG) or data files created using M3 Editor V2.x (M3all) can now be loaded into M50 Editor using the Import command. (Not all of the data is compatible.)

Support for KARMA M50 Software
Parameters have been added to allow the use of KARMA M50 Software.

System Requirements
Windows:
• Computer
CPU: Pentium III/1 GHz or better
Memory: 512 MB or more (1 GB or more is recommended)
Monitor: 1,024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit color or better
A computer with a USB port, that satisfies the requirements of Microsoft Windows XP
• Operating system
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition or Professional, Service Pack 2 or later

Macintosh:
• Computer
CPU: Apple G4 800 MHz or better (Intel Mac is supported), G5 or Core Duo or better is
recommended
Memory: 512 MB or more (1 GB or more is recommended)
Monitor: 1,024 x 768 pixels, 32,000 colors or better
An Apple Macintosh with a USB port that satisfies the requirements of Mac OS X
• Operating system
Mac OS X version 10.4 or later

Note:
It is not possible to run multiple instances of the M50 Editor or M50 Plug-In Editor. This means that it is not possible to use these editors to edit more than one M50 Performance Workstation simultaneously

Note:
The editor requires M50 OS Ver.1.1.0 or later.

We recommend that you use the latest update.

The "zipped" file also contains installation instructions and manual.

M50 MIDI System Exclusive

PC/MAC:Software:M50_MIDIFX.zip
 
M50 MIDI System Exclusive
This download contains documentation explaining
the MIDI System Exclusive implementation of the M50 Performance Workstation.

Soundware

Third Party K-Sounds

K-Sounds Organimation
K-Sounds offers Organimation, a unique tonewheel organ sound set featuring clonewheel quality rotary speaker effects programming and detailed recreations of all nine drawbars. Dozens of organs are provided, complete with real-time drawbar control, selectable C3 chorus, and selectable percussion.

K-Sounds offers additional sound libraries for other Korg synthesizers.

Visit: www.ksounds.com/

THIRD PARTY SUPPORT

Sound Support: Kelfar Technologies
Kelfar Technologies offers sounds for the M3, M50, microSTATION, Pa-series, and other Korg products.

Visit: kelfar.net/prod12.htm

Sound Support: Pro-Rec
Pro Rec offers sounds for the Korg M50, as well as older Korg gear.

Visit:
www.pro-rec.com

Documents

M50 Editor Software V1.0.2 Owners Manual

all:M50_Editor_OM_E1.pdf
 

M50 Editor Software Version 1.0.2 Owners Manual

M50 Installation Instructions V.1.0.5

all:HowToUpdate_M50_105.pdf
 
Installation Instructions V.1.0.5
M50 Installation Instructions V.1.0.3

all:HowToUpdate_M50_103.pdf
 
Installation Instructions V.1.0.3
M50 External Setups Guide

all:M50_ExtSetups_E1.pdf
 
M50 External Setups Guide
This download contains the original external setups guide for the Korg M50 Performance Workstation.
M50 Parameter Guide

all:M50_ParamG_E2.pdf
 

Parameter Guide

M50 Voice Name List (old)

all:M50_VNL_EFGJ2.pdf
 

Voice Name List
This is the PDF version of the printed Voice Name List that ships with the M50 Performance Workstation.

M50 Editor Software V 1.1.0 Owners Manual

all:M50_Editor_OM_E2.pdf
 
M50 Editor Software Version 1.1.0 Owners Manual
M50 MIDI System Exclusive

all:M50_MIDIFX.zip
 

M50 MIDI System Exclusive
This download contains documentation explaining
the MIDI System Exclusive implementation of the M50 Performance Workstation.

M50 Installation Instructions V1.1.0

all:HowToUpdate_M50_110.pdf
 
Installation Instructions V1.1.0
M50 Owners Manual

all:USA_M50_OM_E3.pdf
 

This is the M50 Owner's Manual in PDF format.

M50 Voice Name List

all:M50_VNL_EFGJ2.pdf
 

Voice Name List
This is the PDF version of the printed Voice Name List that ships with the M50 Performance Workstation.