Yamaha Expansion Manager V2.5.0 for Windows 10/8.1/7

Windows 7, Windows 7 64bit, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 64bit, Windows 10, Windows 10 64bit

Yamaha Expansion Manager is a free PC desktop application that enables users to install and manage Expansion Packs as well as transfer to specified Yamaha Digital Keyboard.

1. Double-click Setup.exe, which can be found in the folder where you unzip the downloaded file. 


2. Follow the instructions displayed to install Yamaha Expansion Manager. 


[Note] Uninstall prior version of Yamaha Expansion Manager, before installing the V2.4.1. The uninstallation does not effect on existing user data. (The existing user data won't be deleted.)

After installing the Yamaha Expansion Manager, double-click* the Yamaha Expansion Manager icon (Icon) to launch the application.

[*Note]
- Before double-clicking the Yamaha Expansion Manager icon, please make sure you are connecting your PC to the Internet.

- If you are using Windows 8/Windows 8.1 and cannot find the Yamaha Expansion Manager icon in the Start window, right-click at any location where there are no icons and then click All apps when it is displayed at the bottom of the screen. All installed applications will now be shown, and from here, you can select and launch Yamaha Expansion Manager.

[V2.4.1 to V2.5.0]

  • Now supports Genos.
  • The Voice data format has been changed. 
  • During creating/editing of a Genos Custom Normal Voice, there is a case in which you may not be able to audition the pitch change of User Wave correctly. (This only happens during creating/editing, and the pitch change will be reflected correctly when the created Voice data is installed to the instrument.)
  • Solved some other minor problems.

[V2.4.0 to V2.4.1]

  • [PSR-S670/S770/S970/A3000] You can now import protected packs from Yamaha MusicSoft.
  • Yamaha Expansion Manager no longer supports Windows 8
  • Solved some other minor problems.

[V2.3.2 to V2.4.0]

  • You can now import REX files (.rex, .rx2, .rcy). Voices containing imported slices are generated, as well as Style and the Multipad data using the generated Voices.
  • You can now protect your pack data when you export the pack, using a Instrument Info file as a key. Contents of the protected pack can be installed only to the instrument which has generated the "key" Instrument Info file.
  • Yamaha Expansion Manager no longer supports Windows® Vista.
  • Other minor problems have been corrected.

[V2.3.1 to V2.3.2]

  • Supported Windows® 10 (32-bit, 64-bit).
  • Improved some function for developer.
  • Other minor problems have been corrected.

[V2.3.0 to V2.3.1]

  • Improved the usability of the Wave Mapping area for Normal Voices.
  • Increased the compatibility between models concerning the behavior of Portamento for Normal Voices.
  • Some function for developer added.
  • Other minor problems have been corrected.

[V2.2.0 to V2.3.0]

  • You can now change LSB values in the Pack.
  • You can now select the icon of the content which is displayed on the instrument.
  • You can now directly enter values by right-clicking on a graph when editing Voices.
  • The Element name is now displayed when editing Custom Voices.
  • You can now import SoundFont files (.sf2) as Contents.
  • You can now export selected content as a Pack Project File (.ppf).
  • Now supports PSR-S970/S770/S670.
  • Other minor problems have been corrected.

* Do not use content to be released from now with previous versions (V.2.2.0 or earlier).


[V2.1.1 to V2.2.0]

  • You can now edit preset Voices of the Tyros5. (Use firmware V1.10 or later of Tyros5)
    To edit Tyros4 Custom Voice, please re-import UVI files on the latest Yamaha Expansion Manager.
  • You can now import Tyros4 Custom Voice (.uvd/.uvn) using Import Content.
  • You can now import SoundFont files (.sf2). However, some may fail to be imported or, even if imported, may not sound properly.
  • Within the Drum Voice creating function, settings have been fixed so that you can create continuous (non-decaying) sounds.
  • Other minor problems have been corrected.

[V2.1.0 to V2.1.1]

  • Fixed a problem in which, when importing the Library (.uvi) file which contains some particular Tyros4 Custom Voices, the application would crash. (Use firmware V1.08 or later of Tyros5)
  • Other minor problems have been corrected.
- Pack data (.ppf/.cpf) exported from V2.5.0 is not properly restored when it is imported to V2.4.1 or older.
- Please uninstall prior version of Yamaha Expansion Manager before installing the version 2.4.1.

- OS: Windows® 7 (32-bit, 64-bit) / Windows® 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit) / Windows® 10 (32-bit, 64-bit)
* The executable file comes in a 32-bit version only but has been confirmed to operate normally with 64-bit operating systems.
* Correct operation cannot be guaranteed with Windows® installed on a Macintosh® computer using the Boot Camp utility.

- CPU: Intel Pentium® 4 or better; 1.4 GHz or faster

- RAM: 1 GB or more

- Hard Disk: At least 500 MB of free space (Additional space is required for storing Pack data.)

- Display: Resolution of 1,280 x 800 or better, full color (32-bit)

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