Elektron Music Machines
May 28, 2021
Elektron Transfer is your go to tool for managing the content of your Elektron instruments. It offers great expandability in terms of updgrading your instrument with new samples and sounds. You can also backup your projects, including samples, in order to share with others or save them in a safe spot. Please read the full Transfer User Manual for more detailed instructions on how to use the application, and for a list of compatible Elektron devices. Also pay attention to the system requirements.
Should you experience any problems or find any bugs, please report this to
Elektron support: http://www.elektron.se/support
The Elektron development team
Transfer 1.4.0 supports the following computer operating systems.
Update sample services to protect against corrupting data
Added prefix with locations when backing up multiple sounds or projects
Add extra checks for free memory when restoring backups
Only allow single move internally for soundbanks and projects, copy can still be used for multiple entries
Added .mcpst and .mc-pst in the supported file format list on the drop page
Added warning when there are not enough free slots when sending multiple backups
Green light in previously used now means connected to the device
Hide connect button when connected in previously used
Fixed errors related to special characters in folder and file names
Fixed upgrade crash
Shows correct error message when +DRIVE is full
Fixed when a previously used device shows green but is not available
Added control-click for secondary click on macOS
Fixed double clicking file formats to make left column to go to computer view
List all Model:Cycles preset formats in Computer View
Fixed apply to all sometimes not begin applied
Fixed same device showing up multiple times in device history
SysEx Sender: Disable send button until file has been selected
Fix crash when dragging sound from device
Fix slow refresh after moving samples
File listing caching
Analog Heat preset support
Special recovery mode for when sending OS Upgrade through early startup (macOS only)
Don't disconnect when SysEx file contains sounds/projects/patterns
File extensions recognised by macOS
Secure file transfer integrity
Fix machine file listing refresh after sending a file
Updated SysEx Transfer view
Moved refresh animation to refresh button
Hide connect button from previously used when device is not connected
Fixed keyboard shortcut for copying between sound and project columns
Fixed apply to all toggle button
Connect button in previously used list should never get the machine name
Removed firmware version from previously used list
Clear navigation history when connecting to a device
Time indicator in audio preview doesn't stop before the end if sample finishes
Fixed file ending duplication if sample name on device ends in .wav
Use error message from device if available when finishing sample transfer to device
Removed navigation history from computer side column
Add a previously used connections list
Reduce the size of audio preview and move sample stats into the file list
Show "Apply All" only when multiple backups are being sent
Fixed sample transfering to non existant folder
Fixed Computer file list update when auto removing transfers
Dropped usage of - in file extensions
Added "Apply To All" to backups containing samples popup
Added option for auto removing successful transfers from transfer list
Added "Open on double click" for all backup files (opens Transfer with the file selected)
Added a right click menu to the Transfer Queue
Empty folders will now be exported
Unload sample by right clicking the loaded sample in audio preview
"Save to Computer" will open the last folder that was used to save
Fixed bug where you could not back up your projects if they contained the "/" character
Fixed bug where the connect button was disabled when there was only one MIDI device available
Fixed startup menu OS Upgrade transmission for macOS
Fixed bug where you couldn't connect if the device was in more than 16th place in the MIDI drop down
Fixed intermittent crash after OS Upgrade
Fixed situation where the path was not updated on Explore page
Fixed header when importing Sounds
Removed rename from computer side
Manage projects (List/Move/Delete/etc).
Manage sounds/presets (List/Move/Delete/etc).
Desktop file formats for projects and sounds/presets for all devices (xx-prj, xx-snd, xx-pst).
Reorder files between banks by choosing the same device in both columns (samples/projects/sounds/presets).
Supported files can be drag n dropped to the Drop tab.
Improved connectivity to device.
Support for multiple devices removed.
Device list in Connections removed.
Automatic update check added.
Transfer is now the main tool for upgrading your device.
OS Upgrade is now automatically initiated on your device when you drop an OS in the Drop tab (no need to menu dive on the device).
OS Upgrade via MIDI RPC added for current devices.
Jobs in waiting state are cancelled, not removed.
Files with special characters can be transferred if they are inside a folder.
Small notification when there is a new version available (disabled).
Device list now shows which type of transport you're using (midi or overbridge).
OSes not supporting MIDI RPC OS Upgrade can be upgraded via SysEx.
Devices can be disconnected and reconnected in Connections.
Better stability in Connected/Disconnected state.
Remove folder from machine.
Show more stats in preview panel.
Playhead now moves in preview.
Auto-scroll transfer list (disable by right-clicking).
File exploring UI.
Basic drop to send functionality (samples and .syx).