This document explains how to install the sound data into the hardware wavestate and wavestate native. Wavestate native reads and writes the same file formats as the hardware wavestate’s Editor/Librarian (except for .wsbackup files), so that sounds are fully compatible between the two.
How do I download my wavestate soundpacks?
Your purchased wavestate soundpacks will be available for download in the "Your Products" section after you have registered your purchase. To do so:
- Log in at id.korg.com.
- Go to the "Register Sound Libraries" section and register your product. Use the product code sent to your email address after purchase. If you can't find the email, please check your spam folder. If you still can't find it, please contact us at our support page on support.korguser.net.
- Once you have registered your soundpacks, go to the "Your Products" section.
- Scroll down to the "Download" link for the registered soundpack, and click on the link to download the product.
How do I install a soundpack in wavestate native?
Unzip the downloaded soundpack data
Open the Librarian Page of the wavestate native
Import the soundpack data
3-1. In the menu, select the Import... command. A standard file open dialog will appear.
3-2. Select the .wsbundle file(s) to import. You can select and import multiple files at once.
3-3. Press the Open button.
The data in the file(s) will be imported into the database. A message will appear to confirm the import, including information about which files have been added.
How do I install a soundpack on the wavestate hardware?
This section describes how to install the soundpack into your wavestate unit using the wavestate Editor/Librarian. If your wavestate is not detected by the Editor/Librarian, try reconnecting the wavestate hardware again. If this does not solve the issue, please check out the Troubleshooting section in the wavestate Editor/Librarian manual.
Update the wavestate hardware to the latest version
In order to use wavestate soundpacks, you need to update your wavestate to version 2.0 or higher via the wavestate Updater. wavestates running a version older than 2.0 will not be able to correctly load the data. Please download and install the latest version from the Korg website: (https://www.korg.com/us/support/download/product/0/840/).
Download and install the wavestate Editor/Librarian
The wavestate Editor/Librarian lets you organize and edit data on a wavestate connected to a Mac or Windows computer via USB, and transfer sound data back and forth between the wavestate and the computer.
After you have downloaded and installed the application from the Korg website (https://www.korg.com/us/support/download/product/0/840/), the wavestate Editor/Librarian will be found at :
[Mac] Applications > KORG > wavestate > wavestate Editor Librarian
[Windows] Start menu > KORG > wavestate Editor Librarian
For more information about the wavestate Editor/Librarian, please read the wavestate Editor/Librarian manual.
Backup your wavestate sound data to your computer
3-1. Connect the wavestate hardware unit to your computer via a USB cable, open the Editor/Librarian and confirm that your wavestate unit is connected.
3-2. Open the Librarian, then select File Menu > Backup...
Import the soundpack data, and transmit to your wavestate
Make sure you have the backup data on your computer, and follow the steps below to import the soundpack data.
4-1. Go to the Librarian page. Then, in the File menu, select the Import… command. A standard file open dialog will appear.
4-2. Select the .wsbundle file(s) to import. You can select and import multiple files at once.
4-3. Press the Open button. The data in the file(s) will be imported into the wavestate.
A message will appear to confirm the import, including information about which files have been added.