Korg modwave firmware 1.1 brings sample import & editor/librarian software

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The new firmware 1.1 for the Korg modwave wavetable Synthesizer brings user sample import and a new editor/librarian software.

At the virtual NAMM 2021, Korg presented the Modwave, a new powerful wavetable Synthesizer that is another instrument in their newest digital line of instruments. After a long wait, delivery began in the summer.

Today Korg released a new update for the modwave with two big new features. We already know this from the exciting wavestate 2.0 firmware: sample import support (up to 4GB) with sample builder software and a librarian/editor.

Korg Modwave 1.1 editor

Korg modwave 1.1 firmware

The new firmware adds two major new features to the modwave The first is a new editor/librarian that allows you to tweak the synth parameters in real-time from your mac or Windows. The editor is especially helpful to get a big overview of the entire engine. It also lets you organize and transfer sound data back and forth between the synth and the computer.

With firmware 1.1 Korg also opens the sample memory of the modwave, as they did with the wavestate a few weeks ago. You can now import up to 4GB of your own multi-samples into the unit via the new Sample Builder application for macOS and Windows. This expands once again the sonic range of Korg’s new wavetable Synthesizer.

Korg modwave sample builder

Very nice to see that Korg now also offers this functionality in its wavetable synth. I hope that there will be an editor for opsix soon, it would be exciting.

The new Korg modwave firmware 1.1 is available now as a free download. The synth is available now for 799€.

More information here: Korg 

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  1. Sempre lo stesso problema di interfacciamento con windows 10 e il protocollo RNDIS…non risolto ancora da korg, anche se ha promesso risolverlo.

    • Still the same interface problem with windows 10 and the RNDIS protocol… not solved yet by korg, even if it has promised to solve it.

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