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Access Virus Editor and Librarian

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Access Virus Editor / Librarian is designed to control Access Virus (all models) hardware synthesizers right from your DAW.

AAX, AudioUnit, VST2, VST3 and Standalone Applications available (v3). Download the DEMO today, read the setup guide and give it a go, it will be worth it!

Compatible with:
Access Virus A, B, Rack, C, Rack XL, TI, TI Snow
Plug-in Format:
Audio Unit | VST | VST3 | AAX | Standalone APP
Plug-in bit depth:
Minimum OS:
Windows 7 | macOS 10.12
with Plug-in Format compatible host
Other Notes:
Version 3 is available!
32-bit support is discontinued with v3 release

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Access Virus Editor / Librarian

Access Virus Editor / Librarian is the perfect editor for everyone who has been requesting a stable and solid Virus Editor for a long time now. After several years ago, Access Music introduced their Virus TI synth range, which was boosted up with massive features such as audio stream directly into your DAW via USB and also the Virus plugin. Due to these great features, the most loved editor & librarian program “SoundDiver” was forgotten and many Virus users instantly upgraded to Virus TI and perhaps forgot their Virus A, Virus B or Virus C synth. Well, it is time to pick those synths up, connect the PSU, audio and MIDI cables! We created the Virus Editor plugin to meet the standards required for DAW-working environments: Edit your Access Virus hardware synth directly from your DAW without flipping thru different applications, organize patches within your plugin window to load, edit and save them directly to your HDD. You can run our plugin in Mac & PC (64bit).

Access VirusHC connected to Access Virus C

Make the connection, again.

Faster Workflow

Since there are a lot of great software synthesizers in the markets today and because they are so fast to use, we wanted to bring this functionality to every producer out there with Virus Editor plugin and any model by Access Virus.

It is now much faster to scroll thru patches and make edits within your DAW. The best part is, when you reopen your project, you don’t have to worry about the patch data you had on your synth while producing: Our plugin stores all the data within the project and when you reopen the project, all of the used data gets sent to your hardware, automatically! No more saving, loading or transferring patch data. Welcome total recall.

  • Control any model of Access Virus directly from your DAW.
  • Automate almost every parameter directly from your DAW.
  • No need to remember CC’s for each knobs / per synthesizer. Goodbye sticky notes!
  • Load, Edit and Store patches into hardware memory or in your HDD personal library.
  • Randomize any part!
  • Store any Virus compatible soundset in your HDD library folder and browse it from our plugin.
  • Send banks or individual patches from librarian to hardware.
  • Request banks or individual patches from hardware to librarian.
  • Total Recall: When you reopen your project, all of the data used in it, will be sent to the hardware, automatically!

Check Specifications tab for more info about the plug-in capabilities.

Setting Up the Connection

It is very easy to setup our plugin and to start using in your productions. Just follow the steps below and you can’t go wrong. Check our Articles for more guidance and troubleshooting.

DAW Settings:

  • Fire up your DAW and head to settings.
  • Make sure MIDI input from the terminal used with your synth is disabled or adjust a filter in settings to disable CC and SysEx messages passing through.
  • Load our Virus Editor Plugin and select appropriate MIDI terminals from the upper right corner where your Virus is connected. Only MIDI in and out, MIDI thru is not supported.
  • Plugin is now ready to receive and send data to your Virus.

Synthesizer Settings:

Fire up your Virus and click system to edit MIDI parameters (config in TI-range). Check parameters below and make sure they match:

  • Midi Dump RX: Enabled
  • SoftThru : Off
  • LoPage : Contr
  • HiPage : SysEx
  • MemProtect : Off
  • Virus is now ready to communicate with our plugin. If not, check Device ID and that they match. Enjoy!

    DAW MIDI Filtering:

    It is important to filter hardware MIDI messages coming from the Virus to avoid double processing the messages. Double processing happens when message is first received via the plug-in MIDI interface and then again from DAW MIDI interface.

    MIDI in Windows environment does not support recourse sharing (in most cases), so you would have to disable the MIDI ports from DAW anyway.

    More info in our Setting MIDI Devices User Guide.

    Check Downloads / Socials tab for detailed synthesizer settings.

    What you CAN do with our Access Virus Editor plug-in:

    • Control your Access Virus hardware synthesizer from your DAW over MIDI.
    • Edit almost every parameter of your synthesizer from our plug-in.
    • We added a bit more than 5600 parameters to the plugin (16 parts) so the sound editing should be painless and quick task.
    • Automate almost every parameter in your DAW.
    • Easier to handle automations than trying to remember hundreds of #CC’s.
    • Layer multiple patches to create massive leads or such.
    • Changing part from plugin changes part in hardware and vice versa.
    • Mute, adjust levels, panning, outputs and such from the plugin, per channel.
    • Parameters that are available for automation will be listed on your DAW.(Ableton Live can’t see our parameters, so you have to teach it).
    • Total Recall of the sounds used up on project reload.
    • All of the current parameters from the plugin will be sent to the hardwares temp memory up on project reload!
      Time saver when thinking about storing, naming and loading data from multiple hardwares per project.
    • Plugin reacts to hardware knob movements and displays knob, slider, menu and button values within the plugin display.
    • Virus model selector in “multi settings” page allows to show the parameters which are available to your Virus model.
    • Store banks to your Virus from the librarian.
    • Store patches to your Virus from the librarian.
    • Request banks from your Virus to the librarian.
    • Request patches from your Virus to the librarian.
    • Store requested or modified bank data to your own library (on your HDD).
    • View & edit patch name in plug-in interface.
    • Librarian supports MIDI and SysEx soundset formats across all Virus models.
    • Select next or previous librarian patch from hardware.
    • Select next or previous hardware patch from librarian.
    • Move patches from one bank to another and save as you like.
    • You can send patches from the plug-in to your synthesizers Temp memory buffer OR you can write user memory slots through our plug-in.
    • Download and put all of the Virus soundsets in one folder for quick access through the plugin.
    • Each part can have its own patch.
    • Each part patch name can be set from the plugin window.
    • Each part has its own parameters which you can automate from your DAW.
    • Changing part from plugin changes part in hardware and vice versa.
    • Layer multiple patches to create massive leads or such.

    What our plug-in can NOT do:

    • Transmit any audio. You have to plug your Synthesizers audio jacks into your mixer in order to hear the sound.
    • You can not remotely start and / or shut down your Synthesizer.

    Operating system specified settings / limits:

    Windows limitations

    Since Windows platform CAN NOT share resources between applications, it is important that you disable the MIDI input and output from your DAWs settings which you are intending to use with our plugin. If you leave the port open, our plugin will see it and once you click to use it, it WILL crash your DAW and you will lose your data. Check our tutorials for videos and documents to get everything working properly!

    macOS limitations

    macOS works “out from the box” with resource sharing, you are good to go once you insert the plugin into your DAW. However, our plugin can cause you a MIDI loop if you leave the port open / unfiltered from your hardware to your DAW. You can set various filters in your DAW. (please refer to your DAW manual how to do it).


    What you get up on purchase:

    • AURA Plugins Virus Editor & Librarian plugin for macOS and Windows platforms. AAX, AudioUnit, VST2, VST3 and Standalone App included for 64 bit DAWs.
    • Personal activation key, which is downloadable from “Downloads” page after purchase.
    • Full access to free updates, which can be downloaded from “Downloads” page after purchase.
    • Mystery Islands Music “Virus Revealed Volume 1” Soundset included.
    • Alan Marcero “Virus Trance Set” Soundset included.
    • Access Virus Factory Preset Banks included.


    • As long as you have purchased valid license from our store, you are entitled to support and updates for life-time.
    • Our Documentation & Knowledge Base can be accessed here: Access Virus HE Documentation Home

    New users: download the DEMO version and give it a go!

    Downloads should be available in the downloads bar above

    DEMO limitations:

    • Automating parameters is disabled.
    • Total Recall is disabled.
    • Load / Save MIDI CC Maps is disabled.
    • Load / Save UI Data is disabled.
    • MIDI Learn is disabled.
    • Some librarian functions are disabled.
    • DEMO can not be registered. FULL version downloads will appear here once purchased and logged in.

    Plug-in license owners can download full installers from Downloads Page

    Prepare your Access Virus A/B/C or VirusTI/TI2/TI Snow for the plug-in

    • MIDI DUMP RX = Enable
    • Global Channel = 1
    • Panel = Int+Midi
    • SoftThru = Off
    • MidiVolume = Dis
    • ProgChange = Ena
    • MultiPrgChg = Dis
    • DeviceId = 1
    • MIDI Control LoPage = Contr
    • MIDI Control HiPage = SysEx
    • System MemProtect = Off
    • Knob Behavior -> Target = Internal+MIDI
    • System 4/5 -> Mem Protect = Disabled
    • MIDI 1/3 -> Soft Thru = Off
    • MIDI 1/3 -> MIDI Device ID = 1
    • MIDI 2/3 -> MIDI Volume = Disabled
    • MIDI 3/3 -> Program Change = Enabled
    • MIDI 3/3 -> Multi Prog. Change = Disabled
    • Receive MDI Dump -> Receive Dump = Enable
    • MIDI Control -> Page A = Controller Data
    • MIDI Control -> Page B = SysEx

    Access Virus HE Documentation Home

    • NOTE: If Virus is your master keyboard, you might want to set Local Control to OFF so that sound in the synth won’t change when controlling other plug-ins.

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    Check out our YouTube channel for Instruction videos. We don’t have many of them, due to a lot changes in the Plug-in Core system. We try to update the video content every now and then!

    Plug-in Support Documents are available in

    Realistic Bi-directional Graphical User Interface

    Our graphical user interface design has been made to make everything from sound design to patch editing as smooth as possible. When you move a slider, push a button or twist a knob in your hardware, software will respond at appropriate layer/part.

    All the edits are stored within the project, so once the project is opened up again, Total Recall will send the data to hardware automatically.

    Access Virus Editor Osc Filter Env

    Patch and Multi mode management

    Access Virus Editor comes with ability to control all 16 multi parts from the single plug-in instance. This means, you can have multiple patches on your Virus playing at the same time, from different MIDI channel.

    You can send patches from Librarian Browser to your selected Layer:

    • Click Part (1-16) on Left mini mixer section and double click a patch on the librarian to send the patch to the selected layer.
    Access Virus Editor Patch Librarian

    Access Virus Editor and Automation


    With FULL version of Access Virus Editor & Librarian, you can automate almost every parameter right from your DAW without having to remember all of the MIDI CC’s.

    This can be done easily by setting your DAW automation to Write or Latch mode and then turning the knob from the hardware or the plug-in.

    Some of the SysEx parameters are not available due to a lot bandwidth taken from the MIDI cable.

    Check Support Portal to learn more about DAW Automation


    Access VirusHC automation with Logic Pro

    Access Virus Editor vs Access Virus Control

    What our editor offers over Access Virus Control software?

    • Custom skin from predefined skins
    • Freely resizable interface
    • Randomizer function with amount control
    • Randomize via midi command
    • Midi learn for almost all of the controls
    • Load and save midi CC mappings
    • Save multi with patch data included
    • Works with all Virus models
    • Standalone App, native AAX, VST, VST3 and AudioUnit (mac and windows)
    • Compatible with latest macOS with USB midi and audio stream (4 channels at the moment)
    • Continuous support and development

    Access Virus Editor screenshots with different skins

    With lifetime free updates, support and continuous development, Access Virus Editor & Librarian is the best investment for your Access Virus.

    $ 49.95

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