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All KeyRig 25 and KeyRig 49 customers, as well as all customers who own the boxed version of Key Rig should install the latest Key Rig Updater.
The Key Rig software included with the KeyRig 25 and KeyRig 49 keyboards is not immediately compatible with Windows XP SP3 or Windows Vista*. The KeyRig 25 and KeyRig 49 keyboards are plug and play on Windows**. Connect the devices and Windows will install the drivers automatically.
First install the Key Rig software from the included CD; it is not necessary to run or attempt to certify Key Rig. Download and install the KeyRig Updater. This Updater is necessary for XP SP3 and Vista compatibility. It also removes the ASIO driver requirement so you can use the built-in sound card on your computer, and removes the need to certify Key Rig.
KeyRig 220.127.116.11v6 Updater for Windows XP & Vista 32
Once updated, launch Key Rig, go to the M-Audio Key Rig Menu and select Preferences. Here you can configure your sound card, MIDI input, and buffer size (to adjust the latency).
* Although the Key Rig virtual instrument software is not tested or supported on Windows Vista 64-bit and Windows 7, it can be used. Click here for more information.
** The optional Windows drivers for the KeyRig 25 and KeyRig 49 keyboards are available at www.m-audio.com/drivers
Note: If you plan on using Key Rig as a VST plug-in, you will need to copy the updated M-Audio Key Rig.dll file to your host DAW application's VST plug-ins folder. The updated M-Audio Key Rig.dll installs to C:\Program Files\M-Audio\KeyRig. Copy the "M-Audio Key Rig.dll" file; then paste this .dll file into your host DAW's VST plug-ins folder, e.g. C:\Program Files\Steinberg\VSTPlugins.
The Mac Updater includes support for Intel baesd Mac's, the latest bug fixes, and also removes the need to certify Key Rig. The KeyRig 25 and KeyRig 49 keyboards are plug and play on Mac OS X, there are no drivers to install. Simply connect the keyboard to an available USB port.
If this is the first time you are installing Key Rig on your Mac, copy the Key Rig Data folder to the Applications folder on your hard drive. Run the "Set Key Rig Data Location" app in the Key Rig Data folder. Download and install the Key Rig Updater.
If KeyRig is already installed, run the "Set Key Rig Data Location" app in the Key Rig Data folder, and then download and install the Key Rig Updater.
Key Rig 18.104.22.168 Updater for Mac OS X