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Using SysEx Files:
To create backups of your KAT settings, or to install .syx files, you will need software for your computer. We suggest the following:

For Windows PC: For Mac OS X:

The malletKAT Visual Editor is now available as a FREE Download!
Click the malletKAT tab in the software downloads box below:



malletKAT Visual Editor

malletKAT Visual Editor (version 1.1.2)

Visual Editor Requirements: The malletKAT Visual Editor requires a current User Kit SYSex file dated 12/12/18 or later (downloadable on this page).

These User Kit Presets can also be permanently added with a hardware chip upgrade. A hardware chip will keep the default presets after reinitializing your instrument.

For PC: mK_Visual_Editor-WIN.zip
For Mac: mK_Visual_Editor-MAC.zip
For iOS: Coming Soon

Check out our growing collection of FREE sample libraries



malletKAT SysEx Downloads
Kurzweil KS or GIGKAT User Kit SysEx malletKAT 6.x thru 8.x -- User Kits mapped for Kurzweil Sound Card (KS) or GIGKAT

right click, save target as
mk8_UKits_KS_GIGKAT.syx

BLANK User Kits User Kit SysEx malletKAT 6.x thru 8.x -- User Kits mapped for External MIDI Only

All User Kits are blank and have no pre-configured MIDI control messages (reverb, modulation, etc...)

right click, save target as
mk8_UKits_EXTonly.syx

Ketron SD1000 ALL MEMORY Dump malletKAT 6.x thru 8.x -- All Memory Dump for Ketron SD1000 - Visual Editor Compatible

right click, save target as
ALLMEM_KETR_v2F.syx

Ketron SD1000 User Kit Sysex malletKAT 6.x thru 8.x -- User Kits for Ketron SD1000 - Visual Editor Compatible

right click, save target as
ALLKITS_KETR_v2F.syx

Ketron SD1000 Chains/ Reassignments Sysex malletKAT 6.x thru 8.x -- User Kit Chains and Reassignment Data for Ketron SD1000 - Visual Editor Compatible

right click, save target as
Chains_Reass_MAK-KETR_v2F.syx

Ketron SD1000 User Kit SysEx 2017-2018 version malletKAT 6.x thru 8.x -- User Kits mapped for Ketron SD1000

right click, save target as
mk8_UKits_SD1000.syx

Alternate Mode User Kit SysEx malletKAT 7 (KS chip) User Kits mapped for gigKAT

right click, save target as
malletKAT_KS-gigKAT.syx

Yamaha Motif XS Sysex malletKat 6-8 (newer) SysEx dump for the Yamaha Motif XS mk8_Motif_XS_verC.syx
Yamaha Motif XS SysEx malletKat 6 SysEx dump for the Yamaha Motif XS mak_Motif_XS_v2.syx
Ketron SD2 SysEx User kit setups for the malletKAT using the Ketron SD2, syx format Ketron1.zip
Yamaha Motif ES User Kit SysEx User kits/performance presets for Motif ES and malletKAT MalletKAT_MotifES.zip

Kurzweil PC2R

4.00 OS update 4.0 Operating System and Preset Objects for the PC2R rack Go here
Kurzweil PC2R malletKAT 3.6 This is for the PC2R with the orchestral sound ROM. This is a two track sequencer MIDI file, to be imported by your software sequencer only, not MIDIOX or SysEx Librarian. If you want the PC2R User kits only in syx format (which can be read by the two mentioned programs), download Kurzweil_PC2R_User.zip below PC2R_MalletKAT.zip 
Kurzweil PC2R PC2R User PC2R User Kits for malletKAT Pro 3.6 and up. This .syx file is to be used with MIDIOX, or Sysex Librarian (see above) Kurzweil_PC2R_User.zip
Kurzweil PC2R GM General MIDI user bank for PC2R with expansion card. GMuserPC2R.mid 
trapKAT SysEx Downloads

trapKAT 5.M

Premade User Kits for the GIGKAT and Kurzweil KS internal sound card

right click, save target as
trapKAT_5M_ALLMEM.syx

KAT KT4 Premade User Kits for the KAT KT4 digital drum module right click, save target as
trapKAT_KT4.syx
Alternate Mode trapKAT 5 (KS chip) User Kits mapped for gigKAT

right click, save target as
trapKAT_KS-gigKAT.syx

trapKAT Converter

Use this program to Convert your 3.x kits to the new 4.0 format

TrapKATConverter.zip
Muse Receptor This sysex is to be used with the Receptor AM + DFH Superior AM for trapKAT right click, save target as
TrapKATReceptor.syx
Yamaha DTXtreme III trapKAT 4.0 SysEx for Yamaha DTXtreme III right click, save target as
trapKAT-DTXtremeIII.syx
ToonTracks 8/4/05 Drumkits from Hell (DFH) - Official presets by Toontracks and Alternate Mode for drumKAT, trapkat, and dk10. AM-KAT.zip
FXPansion BFD sysex - Load the (BFD Template) sysex for factory BFD kits.

right click, save target as
BFD_Template.syx

FXPansion BFD 2 sysex - Load the (trapKAT-BFD2) sysex file for factory BFD 2 kits. Trap_Kat_Files.zip
Alesis Alesis DM10 sysex - Load the (Alesis_DM10) sysex file for factory DM10 kits. Alesis_DM10.zip
Matt Thomas trapKAT editor for Windows with useful kit and MIDI organization features.

This is an UNOFFICIAL RELEASE and is not an Alternate Mode product. We will be releasing an official trapKAT editor in late 2019.
Download here
James Perry

Sysex and Textural Drumming For drumKAT/trapKAT and Reason:
Each includes Published Reason session, pad descriptions, single kit sysex info, and readme.

KatNip.zip

MassiveAkat.zip

Waldorf Rack Attack
Beam Team
Four Kat kits, four Attack kits and a sample song for each. You can save the Attack kits to any program number you want, because of that we have made no program changes in the Kat. In the Drum`n Bass Kit you have two motifs on pad 7 and 8, everything else is self explanatory (hopefully). 808attackkit.zip
GIGKAT SysEx Downloads
Alternate Mode malletKAT 6 thru 8 User Kits mapped for Kurzweil Sound Card (KS) or GIGKAT

right click, save target as
mk8_UKits_KS_GIGKAT.syx

Alternate Mode trapKAT 5 (KS chip) User Kits mapped for gigKAT

right click, save target as
trapKAT_KS-gigKAT.syx

Alternate Mode drumKAT Turbo (KS chip) User Kits mapped for gigKAT

right click, save target as
Turbo_drumKAT_KS-gigKAT.syx

DrumKAT / DrumKAT Turbo / DK10 (LEGACY)
Muse Receptor This sysex is to be used with the Receptor AM + DFH Superior AM for drumKAT 3.8 right click, save target as
drumKATv38Receptor.syx
Muse Receptor This sysex is to be used with the Receptor AM + DFH Superior AM for drumKAT Turbo right click, save target as
TurbodrumKATReceptor.syx
ToonTracks 8/4/05 Drumkits from Hell (DFH) - Official presets by Toontracks and Alternate Mode for drumKAT, trapkat, and dk10. AM-KAT.zip
ToonTracks 5/10/05 Drumkits from Hell (DFH) Single Kit sysex dumps for drumKAT Turbo only Basic GM note Map templates. Use the DFH Edrums Template From toontrack for drumKAT Turbo along with the (DFH Template) sysex for DFH factory kits.

right click, save target as
DFH_Template.syx

FXPansion BFD sysex - Load the (BFD Template) sysex for factory BFD kits.

right click, save target as
BFD_Template.syx

Frank Heiss

Sysex and textural drumming for drumKAT Turbo 4.5 with (2) foot pedals. (Bass Drum and Hi-Hat) for use with:
1. AKAI S-3000XL v2.0 - Drum Sounds, Bass Sounds (LEFT MIDI OUT)
2. Waldorf Micro-Q v2.22 - Synth Sounds, Chords, Pads, etc... (RIGHT
MIDI OUT) Performance mp3: KIT02.mp3

FrankHeiss.zip
Jim Lofrano
48 GM mapped drumkits for Turbokat
48GMkits.zip
Alternate Mode Individual textural drumming kits for drumKAT and turbo in .syx format TexturalDrumming.zip
Alternate Mode
Original sysex for drumKAT 3.5 or 3.8 (Textural Drumming Kits that come loaded in a new KAT)
Textural.zip
Alternate Mode
Original sysex for drumKAT Turbo 4.5 (Turbo Textural Drumming Kits that come loaded in a new TURBO)
Turbo.zip
Alternate Mode drumKAT Turbo (KS chip) User Kits mapped for gigKAT

right click, save target as
Turbo_drumKAT_KS-gigKAT.syx

ToonTracks 8/4/05 Drumkits from Hell (DFH) - Official presets by Toontracks and Alternate Mode for drumKAT, trapkat, and dk10. AM-KAT.zip