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Midi Quest Alesis HR-16B Librarian

for Macintosh and Windows

Sound Quest's Midi Quest multi-instrument editor/librarian gives you the tools to get the most from your Alesis HR-16B. Midi Quest includes all of the standard features you would expect to find in a HR-16B Librarian along with unique capabilities found nowhere else.

MIDI Quest Pro, Midi Quest and Midi Quest Essentials allow you to manage the following SysEx from the HR-16B: Dump.

 

Below is a small sampling of Midi Quest features. For more detail on Midi Quest and the differences between the three versions, please click here.
 
 
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Intuitive multi-patch drag and drop interface to copy, paste, or swap patches within the current bank or with other banks   included feature included feature included feature
1-click audition automatically transmits each selected patch to the instrument to hear the selected sound   included feature included feature included feature  
Patch Name Export for Cubase, Sonar and Cakewalk using patchscript and ins files     included feature included feature  
Patch Name Export for Logic, Pro Tools, Performer, Reaper, Jammer, ACID, Music Creator, Powertracks and others using midnam, ini, and custom patch name format files       included feature  
Unlimited Undo with undo history - back out of any editing changes     included feature included feature  
5 Patch Generator Tools quickly and intelligently create entire banks of unique new sounds: Morph, Mix, Mix All, Blend, and Gen 4     included feature included feature  
Open an unlimited number of Banks   included feature included feature included feature  
Find patches in large banks quickly by entering a partial name   included feature included feature included feature  
Rename patches   included feature included feature included feature
Unique computer keyboard only bank organization     included feature included feature  

Librarian   MQ Essen
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Backup all SysEx from the HR-16B, just in case...   included feature included feature included feature  
Restore all SysEx to the HR-16B   included feature included feature included feature  
Automatic import of SysEx stored in .syx and .mid files - a single file can contain SysEx for one or multiple instruments   included feature included feature included feature
Imported SysEx is automatically displayed in the appropriate Midi Quest editor   included feature included feature included feature
Active Receive - when enabled, any SysEx bulk dump manually transmitted from an instrument is automatically received into the appropriate editor   included feature included feature included feature  
Import and export Midi Quest Sets as VST2 standard .fxb files       Yes  
MIDI Monitor displays all MIDI input and output by MIDI port   included feature Yes Yes  
Autosense automatically configures communication for most MIDI hardware   included feature Yes Yes  
         

 
Studio Integration   MQ Essen
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DAW Integration for the HR-16B     included feature included feature  
Create Logic environment files containing the HR-16B patch names       included feature  
Create Cubase, Cubasis, and Nuendo patchscript files with HR-16B patch names     included feature included feature  
Create SONAR, Music Creator, and Cakewalk compatible .ins files with HR-16B patch names     included feature included feature  
Create Pro Tools, Performer and Ardour compatible midnam xml files with patch names   included feature
Create Logic compatible environment files for bank names       included feature  
Create Reaper compatible .rea bank name files       included feature  
Create Jammer compatible .dev bank name files   included feature
Create ACID compatible bank name xml files       included feature  
VST3 compatible Windows and Mac plug-ins that integrate the HR-16B into any sequencer supporting Steinberg's VST3 standard (over 20 hosts including Cubase, Nuendo, Sonar, and Studio One, etc)       included feature  
VST 2.4 compatible Windows and Mac plug-ins that integrate the HR-16B into any sequencer supporting Steinberg's VST2.4 standard (Cubase, Nuendo, Sonar, Performer, Live, Studio One, Renoise, etc)       included feature  
AAX compatible Windows and Mac plug-ins that integrate the HR-16B into Pro Tools       included feature  
AU compatible Mac plug-in that integrates the HR-16B into any sequencer supporting the Apple AU plug-in standard (Logic, Live, Performer, Studio One, etc)   included feature

Supported Operating Systems and Hardware   MQ Essen
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Windows support: Win 10, Win 8.1, Win 8, Win 7   included feature included feature included feature
MacOS: 10.12, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7   included feature included feature included feature  

Sound Quest has been creating SysEx editor/librarian software for over 30 years. It has also developed and/or licensed software to the top three synthesizer manufacturers as well major hardware manufacturers including: Korg, Yamaha, Roland, Alesis, Akai, Line 6, M-Audio, and TC-Electronic.

Midi Quest is the only professional multi-instrument editor/librarian that supports MIDI hardware from both a single instrument and an integrated studio perspective.

Midi Quest is the only editor/librarian ever to receive a 10 out of 10 rating from Electronic Musician.

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