Access Virus Editor & Librarian update!

Native Apple Silicon Support, USB MIDI support for macOS 10.12 and greater.

Native AAX, AudioUnit, VST, VST3 and Standalone App for macOS and Windows available.

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Access Virus Editor Osc Filter Env Model B

Access Virus Editor Osc Filter Env Model B

Download Access Virus Editor & Librarian

Hardware Editor and Librarian for Access Virus (all models).
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Hardware requirements

– Any of the following Access Virus models: A, B, KB, Indigo, Rack, Classic, C, KC, Indigo 2, Rack XL, TI, TI Snow, TI2 or TI Pølar
MIDI Interface with SysEx support OR
– Direct USB connection to computer

Virus TI users with macOS 10.15 or greater:

Option #1: Use our “Virus TI USB Plugin I/O” driver after install. USB Audio stream works too. Full details here.
Option #2: Unplug the USB from the Virus TI and use regular MIDI cables.
Option #3: Get a good USB to MIDI interface, like ESI MIDIMATE EX

Latest version: 3.0.0 build 9022 | 2022-Sep-30

User Manual

Demo Limitations to be aware of:

  • Parameters can not be automated from your DAW.
  • Parameter MIDI CC Mapping is disabled.
  • Total Recall is disabled.
  • UI Data can not be saved or loaded.
  • MIDI CC Mapping Data can not be saved or loaded.
  • Librarian Bank Edits can not be saved.
  • Librarian "Store Data to Hardware" is disabled.
  • Demo can not be registered.

Install and Launch instructions

  1. Download the installer for macOS or Windows.
    1. Extract the zip file on Windows.
  2. Open the installer executable and run it.
    1. Select VST2 and VST3 location with Windows installer.
  3. Read the hardware and DAW configuration guides from our documentation site. Link below.


  1. If you have banks you've purchased for the specific product, copy them to
    "~/Music/AURA Plugins/(product name)/Patches/" folder.
  2. Open the plugin or Standalone application and you can view your copied banks in the Patch Librarian tab.
  3. Enjoy and support our continuous work & development with subscription or get a lifetime license!


Available plug-in formats

  • VST2 (Windows 64-bit | macOS 64-bit)
  • VST3 (Windows 64-bit | macOS 64-bit)
  • AAX (Windows 64-bit | macOS 64-bit)
  • AudioUnit (macOS 64-bit)
  • Standalone Application (Windows 64-bit | macOS 64-bit)

System requirements

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Windows 7 - 11 (64 bit)

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macOS 10.12 (High Sierra) or greater - Intel and Apple Silicon with or without Rosetta 2

OpenGL 2.1 or newer support on the graphics card chipset, with latest graphics card drivers provided by the card vendor.

Please ensure system and DAW compatibility with the plug-in or standalone application DEMO before committing to purchasing a full license. All purchases are final.

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Recent changes:

Version 3.0.0 build 9022 / 2022-Sep-30

* [New] Demo version ships with USB MIDI Driver for macOS Users.
* [New] Added option in Utilities menu to limit search on active bank.
* [New] Added option in Utilities menu to show search results containing search term.
* [New] Added option in Utilities menu to set default skin (use only if you have one Virus).
* [New] Added option in Utilities menu to set default model (use only if you have one Virus).
* [New] Added option in Utilities menu to load HiRes graphics if needed - Uses more RAM.
* [New] Added option in Utilities menu to route all incoming MIDI data to currently active part (when DAW is stopped).
* [New] Advanced MIDI Filters page has option for Randomizer Target - All / Excluding Pitch.
* [Fixed] Softknobs were set to global mode - They work again as expected.
* [Fixed] Pitch Bender, Modulation Wheel and Note input from Virus Keyboard models work as expected.
* [Fixed] Draw and control issues of Delay and Reverb on Effects #1 sorted.
* [Fixed] Resolved issue where TI was set to USB mode when MIDI Dins were used.
* [Fixed] If data was received from channel 1 and part 2-16 had MIDI channel set to 1, data was not processed.
* [Fixed] Writing Single Patches to hardware works as expected.
* [Fixed] Bank Edit menu items didn't update accordingly in some cases.
* [Fixed] FM Amount was recalled to zero in some cases.
* [Fixed] Search input was not able to take in @ sign.
* [Fixed] Editor went to Device ID check loop before it was supposed to.
* [Improvement] Requesting data from hardware takes less time now (with MIDI Din connectors).
* [Note] Virus TI users: If you use USB connection, it is much slower than using MIDI Dins. We recommend setting up a soundcard and MIDI interface for Editor use.

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