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AudioGate4/AudioGate and USB Audio Device Setup

Version:4.5.2 (r4)
Date:2019.09.10

Software

"AudioGate and USB Audio Device Setup" is an application which launches an installer of the software required to use KORG Nu Ⅰand KORG DS-DAC series on macOS. 
The software can be installed with this application is as follows.
 
- AudioGate 4 
"AudioGate 4" is a High Resolution Music Player supports playback / recording / editing of 1-bit DSD 11.2896 MHz and PCM 384kHz / 352.8 kHz format.
 
- AudioGate Recording Studio
"AudioGate Recording Studio" is a multitrack recorder application dedicated to 1-bit DSD format which supports recording / playback at maximum 11.2896MHz on 8 channels with using "Nu I".
DS-DAC-10R can be used with this also, but only recording / playback in stereo is supported.
You can edit(divide,fade,and so on) the files recorded with this application and the files(1-bit DSD format only) imported.
 
- DS-DAC-10R Setting Tool
With this tool, you can set the input level of the DS-DAC-10R. You can also know if the input setting is LINE or PHONO, and its firmware version.
 
- Nu I Driver (KORG Ex Audio Driver) 
This is the driver dedicated to "S.O.N.I.C. Remastering Technology*" for macOS, included its control panel.
* "S.O.N.I.C. Remastering Technology" is available only when using "Nu I".
 
- DS-DAC Driver (KORG USB Audio Device Driver) 
This is the special driver dedicated to DS-DAC-100 and DS-DAC-100m. Be sure to install it when using these devices. The control panel is also installed at the same time. 
 
The manuals(PDF) of each product are also included in the downloaded data.

Release notes

AudioGate v.4.5.2
Changes and revisions in v.4.5.2 from v.4.0.3
 - Now supported macOS Mojave.
 - OS X 10.11(El Capitan) and OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) are no longer supported.
 - Now supports Recording, playback and activation with Nu I
 - Now supports playback / recording / import / export of DSD 11.2 MHz and PCM 384 kHz / 352.8 kHz format.
   (Recording and playback at 11.2 MHz is supported only when using Nu I.)
 - Add three phono equalizer curves to apply to Standard Playing Record for recording and playback.
 - Added a function of inverting phase to the control information of the current song.
 - Added a function that allows you to register songs by dragging and dropping songs from the song list to the playlist.
 - Added user setting function for prefix of recording file name.
 - The font has been changed to improve visibility.
 - DSD real-time conversion playback between DSD is no longer supported.
 - Expanded PCM buffer size to 4096.
 - Fixed issues where AudioGate cannot be start up from the icon added to Dock and recent apps in the Dock.
 - Fixed an issue where the audio data sometimes contains noise when exporting songs using the phono equalizer settings.A102
 - Other minor bug fixes and improvements
 
AudioGate Recording Studio v.1.0.1 - new
 
KORG Ex Audio Driver v.1.0.3 (Nu I Driver ) - new
 
Nu I Control Panel v.1.0.2 (Included in KORG Ex Audio Driver)- new

Click here for previous versions

System requirements

AudioGate v.4.5.2
OS: macOS  Sierra (10.12) or later 
CPU *: (for 11.2MHz): Intel® Core™  i5 2.5GHz or better
CPU *: (for 5.6MHz): Intel® Core™  i3 2.6GHz or better, or Intel® Core™  i5 1.3GHz or better
*All the above are the specs when buffer size is maximum.
Memory: 4GB or more
 
AudioGate Recording Studio v.1.0.1
OS: macOS  Sierra (10.12) or later 
CPU: Intel® Core™  i5 1.3GHz or better
CPU: (for recording and playback in 8 channels):Intel® Core™  i5 2.6GHz or better
Memory: 4GB or more
 
Nu I Driver (KORG Ex Audio Driver) v.1.0.3 & Control Panel v.1.0.2
OS: macOS  Sierra (10.12) or later 
CPU *: Intel® Core™  i5 1.4GHz or better
CPU *: (for 11.2MHz): Intel® Core™  i5 2.5GHz or better
*All the above are the specs when using "S.O.N.I.C. Remastering Technology"  with maximum buffer size.
Memory: 4GB or more
 
DS-DAC-10R Setting Tool
OS: OS X El Capitan(10.11) or later 
CPU: Intel® Core™ i3 2.6 GHz or better(base or max) 
Memory: 4GB or more
 
DS-DAC Driver (KORG USB Audio Device Driver) & Control Panel
OS: OS X El Capitan(10.11) or later 
CPU: Intel® Core™ i3 2.6 GHz or better(base or max) 
Memory: 4GB or more

Click here for previous versions

This software can be used for the following products as well.

Audio

DS-DAC-10R
DS-DAC-100
DS-DAC-100m

Notes

In order to prevent the generation of noise due to the processing load being too high, please set buffer size to 24ms or more when 8-channels recording in AudioGate Recording Studio.

License Agreement

SOFTWARE LICENSING AGREEMENT

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Downloads

If you accept the License Agreement, please download the software/file using the link below.

AudioGate4/AudioGate and USB Audio Device Setup4.5.2 (r4)

Size : 126.7MB
Formats : DMGFormats
File Name : AudioGate4_and_USBAudioDevice_Setup_r4.dmg

Click here for previous versions

AudioGate4/AudioGate and USB Audio Device Setup4.0.3 (r6)

Size : 110.7MB
Formats : DMGFormats
File Name : KORG_AudioGate_v403_and_DSDAC_Setup_r6.dmg

AudioGate4/AudioGate and USB Audio Device Setup4.0.2 (r5)

Size : 96.0MB
Formats : DMGFormats
File Name : KORG_AudioGate_v402_and_DSDAC_Setup_r5.dmg

AudioGate4/AudioGate and USB Audio Device Setup4.0.2 (r4)

Size : 95.9MB
Formats : DMGFormats
File Name : KORG_AudioGate_v402_and_DSDAC_Setup_r4.dmg

AudioGate4/AudioGate and USB Audio Device Setup4.0.2 (r3)

Size : 95.9MB
Formats : DMGFormats
File Name : KORG_AudioGate_v402_and_DSDAC_Setup_r3.dmg

AudioGate4/AudioGate and USB Audio Device Setup4.0.2

Size : 96.7MB
Formats : DMGFormats
File Name : KORG_AudioGate_v402_and_DS-DAC_Setup_r2.dmg

AudioGate4/AudioGate and USB Audio Device Setup4.0.1

Size : 92.8MB
Formats : DMGFormats
File Name : KORG_AudioGate_v401_and_DS-DAC_Setup_r1.dmg

How to install

Please install each software with using "KORG AudioGate and USB Audio Device Setup". 
Here's how you can install software.
 
1.Opening the dmg file you downloaded, "AudioGate and USB Audio Device Setup" will be mounted.
2.Run "Setup" in it, "AudioGate and USB Audio Device Setup" will start.
3.Select a device which you use from the list of product names.
4.Only the software installation buttons required for the product are displayed. 
5.Install the software by clicking each button. 
 
In order to use Nu I
You’ll need to install (a) and (b). Install (c) also if you need.
(a) Nu I Driver (*1) 
(b) AudioGate 4 
(c) AudioGate Recording Studio (*2)
 
In order to use DS-DAC-10R
You’ll need to install (a). Install (b) and (c) also if you need.
(a) AudioGate 4
(b) DS-DAC-10R Setting Tool
(c) AudioGate Recording Studio
 
In order to use DS-DAC-100 and DS-DAC-100m
You’ll need to install (a) and (b). 
(a) AudioGate 4
(b) DS-DAC Driver(*1) 
 
*1. When installing the driver on macOS 10.13 or later, the message "System Extension Blocked" may be displayed. In this case, go to  the Security & Privacy System Preferences pane according to displayed message, and click the allow button.
*2. When recording on 8 channels with AudioGate Recording Studio, please set the buffer size in Nu I control panel to 24 milliseconds or more, in order to prevent the generation of noise due to the processing load being too high.