Synth1 Librarian 2019.422 now available (bug fix release)

(reading time: 1 minute) A couple of Synth1 Librarian features would only work if you run your DAW (or host) in Administrator mode. With this release, Administrator mode isn’t necessary.  The affected features are: Importing ZipBank folders that exist under the C:\Program Files[…]\ folder Adding new Patches to a User defined Bank Enjoy 🙂

HELP! Why isn’t Synth1 Librarian sending patches to Synth1?

(reading time: 1 minute) Someone reported a problem that I’ve never encountered before: they can’t get Synth1 to receive patches from Synth1 Librarian. Synth1 Librarian sends patches to Synth1 via a temporary patch folder, which is located at %APPDATA%\Synth1.Librarian.64|32.net\TempPatches (the 64/32 depends on the bitness of the Librarian).  So the requirements to send patches are: Synth1 Librarian needs to […]

SOLVED – The riddle of the “Synth1/Zip” temp folder

(reading time: 1 minute) A couple of users reported a weird anomaly: Synth1 Librarian seemed to be extracting zipbank archives to the folder %TMP%\Synth1\zip (e.g. “C:\Users\[myusername]\AppData\Local\Temp\synth1\zip“).  I was really confused, because Synth1 Librarian does not create or use that folder – ever! So what was going on? The answer: Synth1 itself creates that folder, for managing it’s own patch library! You can […]