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Midi Quest 12 - New Features

If you want a more detailed view of the enhancements for the latest release of Midi Quest, this is the page for you. This page provides a list of many of the v12 highlights. There were many additional enhancements made to improve the overall operation of Midi Quest, Midi Quest Essentials, and Midi Quest Pro.

Midi Quest x64 MQ Essentials Midi
Quest
Midi Quest Pro
Macintosh 64 and 32-bit versions of Midi Quest, Pro and Essentials Yes Yes Yes
Windows 64 and 32-bit versions of Midi Quest, Pro and Essentials Yes Yes Yes
All 32 and 64-bit versions of Midi Quest for Macintosh are fully Cocoa compliant Yes Yes Yes
Cocoa support provides faster program processing and window rendering Yes Yes Yes
Cocoa provides drag and drop file opening from the File Manager Yes Yes Yes

Midi Quest Plug-ins MQ
Essentials
Midi
Quest
Midi Quest Pro
AAX plug-ins support Avid Pro Tools for both Windows and Macintosh systems     Yes
AAX plug-ins Include full parameter automation and total recall support   Yes
VST3 plug-ins support VST3 compatible hosts including Cubase, SONAR, Studio One, Cubasis and other compatible hosts     Yes
VST3 plug-ins include full parameter automation and total recall support   Yes
Full Cocoa implementations for all AU, VST3, VST2, and AAX plug-ins     Yes

Patch Zone MQ Essentials Midi
Quest
Midi Quest Pro
The Midi Quest Patch Zone has been expanded to include over 180,000 unique patches - no duplicates Yes Yes Yes
The Patch Zone manager now features a custom auditioning option Yes Yes Yes

Studio Enhancements MQ Essentials Midi
Quest
Midi Quest Pro
Import SysEx directly from Unisyn .UBK files - most instruments supported     Yes
Import Unisyn .UBK files using the File / Open dialog or by dropping the file on the Studio window     Yes
Unified Fast Tips now includes all instrument/device specific information in a single .RTF file Yes Yes Yes
The new Fast Tips RTF format allows easy addition of your own custom comments, hints, and graphics Yes Yes Yes
Fast Tips access added to the MIDI Receive status display Yes Yes Yes
Sort the studio devices alphabetically   Yes Yes
Easy creation of multi-device Collections Yes Yes
Automatic recommendation of MIDI buffer size changes based on the Studio components (Windows only) Yes Yes Yes
Select multiple MIDI devices to create a new Collection or create a Collection and load SysEx   Yes Yes

Parameter Editor Enhancements MQ Essentials Midi
Quest
Midi Quest Pro
Cocoa implementation for Macintosh features substantially faster editor rendering Yes Yes Yes
Enhanced feedback on CC and NRPN assignments to editing controls   Yes Yes
Select All parameters function for faster copying between editors Yes Yes
Color styles added to skins Yes Yes Yes
Export SysEx in MIDIX (.syx) and Standard MIDI File (.mid) formats (already supported in Midi Quest and Midi Quest Pro) Yes    

Bank Editor Enhancements MQ Essentials Midi
Quest
Midi Quest Pro
Key Controlled Editing - completely rearrange the contents of any bank using only the computer keyboard's cursor and Cntrl keys   Yes Yes
Copy all patch names to the clipboard as text Yes Yes
Assign patch names from a text file using drag and drop or menu selection   Yes Yes
Export SysEx in MIDIX (.syx) and Standard MIDI File (.mid) formats (already available in Midi Quest and Midi Quest Pro) Yes
Export patch names and properties in a .csv (comma separated values) file for import into a spreadsheet or database     Yes

Set Enhancements MQ Essentials Midi
Quest
Midi Quest Pro
Improved recovery of broken links in Sets with linked SysEx (utilizing enhanced search and feedback)   Yes Yes
Specify a Cubase version so that Patchscript are created in the correct folder by default   Yes Yes
All instrument modules now use custom coded parent/child management   Yes Yes

Collection Enhancements MQ Essentials Midi
Quest
Midi Quest Pro
Import and Export individual Sets stored in a Collection   Yes Yes
Create Jammer .dev patch name files     Yes
Improved recovery of broken links in Collections with linked SysEx (utilizing enhanced search and feedback) Yes Yes
Dedicated audition mode for Collections including new "SysEx only" auditioning   Yes Yes

Library Enhancements MQ Essentials Midi
Quest
Midi Quest Pro
Dedicated audition mode for Libraries including new "SysEx only" auditioning   Yes Yes
Export All Names and Tags option enhanced to export all properties   Yes Yes
Export All Names and Properties (.csv) added for information transfer into other applications supporting .csv format   Yes Yes
Improved recovery of broken links in Libraries with linked SysEx (utilizing enhanced search and feedback)   Yes Yes

Patch Name Export MQ Essentials Midi
Quest
Midi Quest Pro
Export patch names in Jammer .dev format     Yes
Improved bank ordering for multi-bank patch name export   Yes Yes
Support for both Modal and non-Modal (flat) export for midnam, .ins, and Logic Environment files     Yes

Miscellaneous MQ Essentials Midi
Quest
Midi Quest Pro
New MIDI Thru option supports master Keyboards set to "Local Off" Yes Yes Yes
All computer key shortcuts were reviewed and updated to provide more logical groupings, with Cocoa and cross system compatibility Yes Yes Yes
Updated manual and help files Yes Yes Yes
Instrument Creator - added options to duplicate and delete device modules     Yes
New SQML macro commands for Instrument Creator and Panel editor Yes
Macintosh digital signing and Gatekeeper support Yes Yes Yes
Macintosh: added official support for 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10,11, 10.10 MacOS Yes Yes Yes
Windows: added official support for Windows 10 Yes Yes Yes

New Midi Quest Device Support
Access Virus TI Polar
Access Virus TI Desktop
Access Virus TI Snow
Access Virus TI2
ART DMV-PRO
Behringer DeepMind 12
Clavia Nord Lead 2X
Clavia Nord Rack 2X
Clavia Nord Lead 4
Dave Smith Evolver
Dave Smith Mono Evolver
Dave Smith Mopho
Dave Smith Mopho Keyboard
Dave Smith Mopho SE
Dave Smith Mopho X4
Dave Smith OB-6
Dave Smith OB-6 Desktop
Dave Smith Poly Evolver
Dave Smith Poly Evolver Rack
Dave Smith PRO 2
Dave Smith Prophet-6
Dave Smith Prophet-6 Desktop
Dave Smith Prophet 08 Kbd
Dave Smith Prophet 08 Rack
Dave Smith Prophet 08 SE
Dave Smith Prophet 12 Kbd
Dave Smith Prophet 12 Module
Dave Smith Prophet Rev2
Dave Smith Prophet Rev2 Desktop
Dave Smith Tetra
Dave Smith Toraiz AS-1
Encore Electronics JP-8
Eventide H3000-B
Eventide H3000-B+
Eventide H3000-BLT
Eventide H3000-dfx
Eventide H3000-dfxe
Eventide H3000-DSE
Eventide H3000-DSX
Eventide H3000-S
Eventide H3000-SE
Ensoniq DP Pro
Fender B-DEC 30
Fender G-DEC
Fender G-DEC 30
Futuresonus Parva
Kawai K5000W
Kiwitechnics Kiwi-1000
Kiwitechnics Kiwi-30
Kiwitechnics Kiwi-3P
Kiwitechnics Kiwi-8P
Kiwitechnics KiwiSix
Korg A3
Korg EX800 Editor
Korg KAOSILLATOR Pro
Korg Krome
Korg Kronos 3.1 OS
Korg MS2000BR
Korg MicroKorg
Korg Minilogue
Korg OASYS (MQ / Pro only)
Korg Poly800 II Editor
Korg Volca Bass
Korg Volca Beats
Korg Volca fm
Korg Volca Keys
Korg Volca Sample
MFB Dominion Club
MFB Synth Lite II
MFB Tanzbar Lite
MFB Tanzbar
MFB Tanzmaus
Moog Minitaur
Moog Sub 37
Moog Subsequent 37
Moog Subsequent 37 CV
Novation Bass Station II
Novation Circuit
Novation MiniNova
Novation UltraNova
Organix JX-3P
OTO Machines BAM
OTO Machines BIM
OTO Machines Biscuit
OTO Machines BOUM
OTO Machines Der OTO
Pioneer Toraiz AS-1
Roland JP-08
Roland JU-06
Roland JX-03
Roland TR-08
Roland TR-09
Sequential Prophet X
Sequential Prophet XL
Soulsby Mini Atmegatron
Soulsby Mini Odytron
Studio Electronics ATC-1x
Studio Electronics ATC-X
Studio Electronics ATC-Xi
Tasty Chips Sawbench
Vintage Revolution PedalPro
Vintage Revolution PedalPro EX
Waldorf Pulse Plus
Waldorf Q+
Yamaha Reface DX
Yamaha Reface YC
Zoom 9030

Updated Midi Quest Device Support
Access Virus a
Access Virus b
Access Virus c
Access Virus Classic
Access Virus indigo
Access Virus Indigo 2
Access Virus Kb
Access Virus Kc
Access Virus Rack
Access Virus Rack XL
Access Virus TI Polar
Access Virus TI2
Alesis QS 6
Alesis QS 6.1
Alesis QS 6.2
Alesis QS 7
Alesis QS 7.1
Alesis QS 8
Alesis QS 8.1
Alesis QS 8.2
Alesis QuadraSynth + Piano
Alesis QuadraSynth S4
Alesis QuadraSynth S4 Module
Alesis QuadraSynth S4 Rack
Alesis QuadraSynth S4+
Alesis QuadraSynth S4+ Module
Alesis QuadraSynth S4+ Rack
Alesis Quadraverb
Alesis Quadraverb +
Casio CZ-1
Casio CZ-101
Casio CZ-1000
Casio CZ-3000
Casio CZ-5000
Casio VZ-1
Casio VZ-10
Casio VZ-10m
Clavia Nord Lead
Clavia Nord Lead 2
Clavia Nord Lead 2X
Clavia Nord Lead 2X Anniversary
Clavia Nord Rack 2
Clavia Nord Rack 2X
E-mu Audity 2000 (v1)
E-mu B-3
E-mu B-3 Turbo
E-mu Carnival
E-mu Mo' Phatt
E-mu Mo' Phatt Turbo
E-mu Orbit
E-mu Orbit/2
E-mu Orbit 3
E-mu Planet Earth
E-mu Planet Earth Turbo
E-mu Planet Phatt
E-mu Virtuoso 2000
Ensoniq ESQ-1
Ensoniq ESQm
Ensoniq SQ80
Kawai K1
Kawai K1 II
Kawai K1m
Kawai K1r
Kawai K1r II
Kawai K4
Kawai K4r
Kawai K5000S
Kawai K5000r
Korg DW-6000
Korg DW-8000
Korg EX-8000
Korg i1
Korg Karma
Korg NS5R
Korg Trinity
Korg Trinity Plus
Korg Trinity Plus/Pro
Korg Trinity Rack
Korg Trinity V3
Korg Trinity V3 Pro X
Korg Triton 61
Korg Triton Pro
Korg Triton Pro X
Korg Triton LE 61
Korg Triton LE 76
Korg Triton LE 88
Korg Triton Rack
Korg Triton Studio
Korg Wavestation
Korg Wavestation A/D
Korg Wavestation EX
Korg Wavestation SR
Korg Z1
Korg Z1EX
Novation A-Station
Novation Bass Station
Novation DrumStation Rack
Novation KS4
Novation KS5
Novation KS-Rack
Novation K-Station
Novation Nova
Novation X-Station
Oberheim Matrix-1000
Oberheim Matrix 6
Oberheim Matrix-1000
Roland CM-32L
Roland CM-32p
Roland CM-64
Roland D-5
Roland D-10
Roland D-20
Roland D-110
Roland Fantom-S
Roland Fantom-S88
Roland MC-303
Roland PAD-80
Roland U-110
Roland XV-2020
Roland XV-5050
Sequential MAX
Sequential MultiTrak
Sequential Prophet 10
Sequential Prophet 5
Sequential Prophet 600
Sequential Prophet T8
Sequential Six-Trak
Waldorf MicroQ
Waldorf Microwave II
Waldorf Microwave II EX
Waldorf Microwave II XT
Waldorf Microwave II XTk
Waldorf Q
Waldorf Q Rack
Yamaha DX1
Yamaha DX5
Yamaha DX7
Yamaha DX9
Yamaha DX11
Yamaha DX21
Yamaha DX27
Yamaha DX100
Yamaha FB-01
Yamaha Motif 6
Yamaha Motif 7
Yamaha Motif 8
Yamaha Motif Rack
Yamaha Motif ES6
Yamaha Motif ES7
Yamaha Motif ES8
Yamaha Motif ES Rack
Yamaha TX81Z
Yamaha V50

OS Platform Support MQ Essentials Midi
Quest
Midi Quest Pro
Midi Quest version for the Macintosh Cocoa interface (32/64 bit) Yes Yes Yes
       
Supported Windows x86 (32-bit Windows) releases: Win 10, Win 8.1, Win 8, Win 7 Yes Yes Yes
Supported Windows x64 (64-bit Windows) releases: Win 10, Win 8.1, Win 8, Win 7 Yes Yes Yes
Supported MacOS releases: 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7 Yes Yes Yes
       

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Windows x64

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