Yamaha DX200 Editor and Librarian

Patch Base has the best Yamaha DX200 editor and librarian available for Mac and iPad. Edit any parameter, organize patches, create random patches, and more.

FM Voice Editor

At the heart of the Yamaha DX200 is the voice of the DX7. And you don't have to be a wizard to program DX7 sounds. You just need good controls. Patch Base makes FM easy to work with by showing you the layout of the currently selected algorithm and the envelopes and settings of each operator. You can finally visualize what's going on inside of am FM patch, and once you do, it's not that complicated.

  • See the layout of the current FM algorithm, with the envelope shapes and ratio settings of each operator
  • Copy/paste the settings for entire operators
  • Copy/paste envelopes for quick editing
  • Easily edit the pitch envelope and LFO settings

Pattern Editor

Beyond the DX7 engine, the DX200 is a groovebox. Every groove is stored as a Pattern, and Patch Base makes it easy to fully customize every part of it:

  • Create 2 scenes per pattern with different filter, FM, envelope, and effect settings so you can morph between them for real-time playability
  • Use the Free EG editor to free-hand draw envelope shapes, or use several tools to shape envelopes in more systematic ways (lines, smoothing, randomization, shifting, and scaling)
  • Use the 4 sequence editors (1 for synth, 3 for rhythm) to finely edit every aspect of your loops. They're a great way to perfect patterns that you record on the DX200 itself.

Bank Editor

Patch Base's Bank Editor lets you change and organize the 128 saved sounds on your DX200. You can easily save a bank to a file for back up and storage, and import entire new banks in seconds.

Patch Librarian

  • Save your patches and banks as files on your iPad or Mac: Patch Base saves files as sysex that can be sent to your synth by Patch Base or any general-purpose sysex transfer app.
  • Organize your sounds: Create folders to organize your patches and banks.
  • iCloud integration: Optionally use iCloud to make your patch files accessible on any iCloud-connected device, and to automatically sync files between Patch Base on Mac and iPad.
  • Import sysex files: Import existing patch and bank sysex files to Patch Base. On Mac, simply drop your files into the Patch Base browser. On iPad, easily import using iCloud or the Files app.

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