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Boss VF-1 Editor / Librarian software?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by stflbn, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. stflbn

    stflbn

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    Has anyone ever ran across an Editor / Librarian that works with the Boss VF-1? I've recently acquired one and really miss the software editor and librarian abilities that exists with things like the Roland VG-88, Pod's, etc.
  2. RyFi

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    I know this post is ancient history, but I figured I'd create an account here to spread the word just to make sure that all VF-1 users who've been searching for an editor know that this one now exists:

    http://www.auralnebula.net/VF-1 Editor/

    It comes up near the top on Google, but you never know who's given up on searching after the 10 years this thing went without a proper editor...

    :cool:
  3. Bajosintrastos

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    Endorsing Artist: Yamaha and Mayoness Basses. EBS Amps/Effects
    Hi, the server at this one is down at this time.
    Can I get it from anybody? I really appreciate it!
    Thanks!!
  4. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Supporting Member

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    Hi RyFi Sending a pm
  5. gastric

    gastric Professional product tester for hire Supporting Member

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    The author of the editor just posted an updated build directly to the BOSS VF-1 Yahoo Group which is where the installer will now be hosted. You can access the group here: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bossvf1/

    I never personally latched onto the editor. My recollection is it could not physically save the patches to the VF-1, you had to do that manually. So you're stuck using the hardware for some of the patch editing regardless.

    With the editor you could only edit the parameters in real-time, which I suppose is helpful since you can see them all on a computer screen instead of the back-n-forth menu diving on the VF-1 itself. However, I find the VF-1 user interface to be pretty easy and fast to use, thus just continue to do all of my editing directly on the hardware.
  6. charlie monroe

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    Thanks for the heads up, gastric
  7. gastric

    gastric Professional product tester for hire Supporting Member

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    That group is really the ONLY place you'll be able to get any type of user-generated about the VF-1. The product is very old now, and even on that group there's very little recent activity. I still personally own two of them, and might start using them with some Roland V-Drums in the near future. Here's my personal page that has some sound samples as well as a few patches shared: http://cgraham.com/chris/music/bass/vf-1/

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