A Patch Editor for the Roland JD-Xi Synthesizer

The JDXi Manager is an easy-to-use, intuitive, modern looking software patch editor for the Roland JD-Xi synthesizer.

Currently editing of the Analog Synth part, the two Digital Synth parts, the Drums part and the Effects of the JD-Xi is supported. It is designed to run on Microsoft Windows and on Linux. The JDXi Manager is still work in progress and more features and functionality are being added with every new release.


Roland JD-Xi
Some features already implemented include:

Video Overview:
The popular synthesizer related YouTube channel Ranzee AV now features a series of videos about the JDXi Manager!
Watch them here.


Please note:
'JDXi Manager' is copyright © 2016-2018 LinuxTECH.NET, all rights reserved, the current version of this program is free for personal use but redistribution is strictly prohibited. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Roland is a registered trademark of Roland Corporation. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.


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Donations:
If you find the JDXi Manager useful and would like to show your appreciation for the hundreds of hours of work that I have put into it, then you could make a monetary donation using PayPal: donate now
Every donation is greatly appreciated and will encourage me to continue improving the JDXi Manager.


Downloads:
Windows version (current: 0.28 alpha) suitable for MS Windows XP (requires SP3), Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 - 32 and 64 bit
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For the native Linux version see here.

(see release notes for list of changes)


Note for Apple Mac OS X Users:
Please don't ask me about a OS X version of the JDXi Manager. I don't own a Mac and have no Mac programming experience so I'm unable to make a Mac version.
What you could do is try out the Windows version of the JDXi Manager on OS X using Wine (https://www.winehq.org/). I have had some feedback from Mac owners who tried this and apparently it works fine except for occasional problems with sysex dumps ('Read from' and 'Dump to' and Preset Loading) which sometimes fail, but by retrying they eventually work.


Questions and Support:
If you have any questions or suggestions about the JDXi Manager please post them on the Roland Clan Forums in the thread dedicated to the JDXi Manager here. Alternatively you could also write an email to:


Some screenshots:
Roland JD-Xi Editor - Digital Part    Roland JD-Xi Editor - Analog Part    Roland JD-Xi Editor - Drums Part    Roland JD-Xi Editor - Effects Part





Release Notes and Changelog

Version 0.28 alpha (released 25/Nov/2018)
Please Note: The JDXi Manager window titlebar icon and toolbar icon on Windows can contain some pixels that appear corrupted if you have set the Windows zoom level to 125% or 175%. This is a purely cosmetic bug that doesn't affect functionality.
The Linux version has a new dependency (Perl-GD library) so please make sure you install that before running this release.


Version 0.26 alpha (released 19/Feb/2018)


Version 0.25 alpha (released 06/Feb/2018)
Please Note: the Effects editor has not been tested with JD-Xi firmware versions older than 1.5. In firmware 1.5 Roland added the Side Chain functionality to the Compressor effect which the Effects editor supports. If you use the Effects editor with older firmware, the Side Chain controls will not work.


Version 0.23 alpha (released 08/Apr/2017)

This version is dedicated to Ikutaro Kakehashi, the founder of Roland who recently passed away.