Here you can download the original PCMIDI utilities and manual
as well as the newer version quick setup guide.
Keep in mind no drivers are needed for DOS.
Windows 3.x , 9x and ME include the "Roland MPU-401"
driver which works perfectly with PCMIDI and it's recommended
to use it.
There are alternative drivers listed below that offer
more features but they are aimed for serious usage under windows
environment, there is no guarantee they will behave well in other
| Original PCMIDI manual
| Original PCMIDI utilities disk image
and files (for historical reasons)
| New PCMIDI Quick Setup Guide (all
you really need!)
| All of the above files in
a single package
| Windows 9x/ME MPU-401 MultiPort drivers
(gets rid of "this device is used by another application"
| Roland MPU-401 driver for Windows 3.1
& Windows 9x
(works correctly in situations where there is stuck notes issue
User-made game patches:
These are patches made by users and getting added
as they get released/discovered.
They are mainly patches that fix games locked resources or bugs
and they usable by every MPU out there not just PCMIDI.
If you know any that should be added to this list please contact Leo so they
can be mirrored here.
Patches made by kykypyza
These patches remove the IRQ2/9-only restriction in the following
A-10 Tank Killer (pre-v1.5,
Innocent Until Caught
It Came from the Desert
Princess Maker 2
Patches made by ripsaw8080
The following patches fix music playback in BIOFORGE when
using a Music Quest PCMIDI: