Roland Corporation U.S. has announced that new Windows 8.1 and Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9) USB drivers are available for a wide range of Roland products including audio interfaces, MIDI interfaces, MIDI keyboard controllers, recorders, and more.
A spokesperson told us, "Roland respects the importance of keeping pace with technology, and Roland's engineering teams forge strong links with Microsoft and Apple to build and test new drivers alongside beta OS releases. Starting with the original MPU-40 in 1984, Roland has nearly thirty years of experience creating interfaces for computer music applications and continues to elevate the musical possibilities for musicians all over the world. Drivers for Roland's extensive range of gear are released in concert with operating system updates, giving musicians immediate access to keep creative visions flowing."
Windows 8.1 (64-bit and 32-bit) and Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9) USB drivers are now available for the Roland products listed below. Additional drivers for Roland products will also be added as they are completed.
MICRO BR® BR-80
MIDI Keyboard Controller:
Other DTMP Product
Mobile Studio Canvas (SD-50)
More information and driver downloads:
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