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Posted on: December 29, 2017 @ 04:20 PM
Zaster
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Hi,

I’ve just acquired a Motif 6 and I can’t figure out how to do the file transfer to Mac which is described in the manual:

The File Utility software (contained on the included CD-ROM) lets you do that and more — allowing you to transfer files back and forth between a computer and the MOTIF via a standard USB cable connection.

I see no such File Utility application anywhere online, which I find unusual, even if it had been unsupported after a certain Mac OS, you will usually still see these files around. But nothing. Is it really impossible short of getting a SmartMedia card reader (also not easy!) and loading files manually on/off the computer?

I have a number of old keyboards and synths, some much older than the Motif, and I haven’t run into this before where there’s no way to make it work. I’m hoping that’s not the case here!

Thanks in advance for any help!

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Posted on: December 29, 2017 @ 06:02 PM
5pinDIN
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Welcome to the forum.

The only relevant thing I could find was a PDF description of the CD-ROM contents and loading instructions. See attachment. The software is outdated unless run on a legacy computer system.

I suggest that you contact Yamaha Support and see if they can help.

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Yamaha_Motif_6_7_8_Handb_Tools.zip  (File Size: 1511KB - Downloads: 8)
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