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Midi Quest Roland D-70 Editor and Librarian

for Macintosh and Windows

Sound Quest's Midi Quest multi-instrument editor/librarian gives you the tools to get the most from your Roland D-70. Midi Quest includes all of the standard features you would expect to find in a D-70 Editor and 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 D-70: User Bank, User Bank (Card), User Set, Performance Bank, Performance Bank (Card), Performance, Patch Bank, Patch Bank (Card), Patch Set, Patch 1, Tone Bank, Tone Bank (Card), 4 Tone Group, Tone, Rhythm, Rhythm (Card), Snapshot, Channel Names and System.

Integrate the D-70 with your DAW and use it the same way as a soft-synth or run the editor as a separate application connected to your D-70. You can display, edit, tweak, organize, audition, archive and manage your D-70 from the focal point of your studio. Midi Quest Pro offers the widest selection of editor/librarian plug-in technologies: AU, VST3, VST2, AAX, MFX, and Studio Connections.

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.

Editor   MQ Essen
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Each graphic editor is custom designed with logically grouped parameters to provide fast and easy editing of SysEx parameters   included feature included feature included feature  
Real Time Updates - all parameter edits are automatically sent to the instrument so the instrument stays in sync with the editor   included feature included feature included feature  
Parameter Editing - any way you want to...
  • Easy to use grab and drag editing in either up/down or left/right directions
  • Direct numeric entry from the computer keyboard
  • Mouse Wheel
  • Remote editing using CC and NRPN messages from hardware MIDI controllers MQ and MQ Pro)
  • iPad/iPhone Remote editing using TouchOSC and Lemur (or any other OSC implemented application - MQ and MQ Pro only)
  • Record and playback parameter edits as AU, VST3, VST2 or AAX automation (MQ Pro only)
  • Multi-touch editing
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Randomize, Restore, or Copy & Paste any combination of parameters     included feature included feature  
Unlimited Undo with auditionable history for risk free editing and experimentation     included feature included feature  
Real time tracking and display of edited vs. un-edited parameters   included feature included feature included feature  
Automated and manual patch auditioning options: audition after edit, pitch and velocity sensitive mouse clicks, Smart Thru for external keyboard auditioning, computer keyboard   included feature included feature included feature  
Block copy/swap allows chunks of a patch (Oscillator, LFO, Envelopes, Effects, etc) to be copied and pasted within a patch, to another patch, or stored as a template for future use     included feature included feature  

Bank Editor   MQ Essen
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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
Transfer patches from the bank into the editor with manual or auto save options   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 D-70, just in case...   included feature included feature included feature  
Restore all SysEx to the D-70   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 D-70     included feature included feature  
Create Logic environment files containing the D-70 patch names       included feature  
Create Cubase, Cubasis, and Nuendo patchscript files with D-70 patch names     included feature included feature  
Create SONAR, Music Creator, and Cakewalk compatible .ins files with D-70 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 D-70 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 D-70 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 D-70 into Pro Tools       included feature  
AU compatible Mac plug-in that integrates the D-70 into any sequencer supporting the Apple AU plug-in standard (Logic, Live, Performer, Studio One, etc)   included feature
VST3, VST2.4, AAX, and AU automation record and playback of parameter edits       included feature  
iPad / OSC remote editing   included feature included feature
Integrated OSC Panel Editor to quickly create TouchOSC and Lemur templates for controlling Midi Quest editors   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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  Click to display the Roland D-70 User Set Editor
User Set Editor


Click to display the Roland D-70 Performance Editor
Performance Editor


Click to display the Roland D-70 Patch Set Editor
Patch Set Editor


Click to display the Roland D-70 4 Tone Group Editor
4 Tone Group Editor


Click to display the Roland D-70 Rhythm Editor
Rhythm Editor


Click to display the Roland D-70 Channel Names Editor
Channel Names Editor


Click to display the Roland D-70 System Editor
System Editor