Yamaha Expansion Manager Upgrade Schedule


The following press release has been issued today regarding the upgrade schedule for Yamaha’s Expansion Manager for Tyros5…

“Thank you for purchasing and playing Yamaha keyboard instruments.
When the Tyros5 arranger workstation was launched, we released the ‘Yamaha Expansion Manager’ software to enhance the features of the instrument. We are now pleased to announce the following upgrade schedule.”

Yamaha Expansion Manager Release Schedule

Version 2.0.0 (Windows) – July 2014


  • A new Voice Creator function is added which allows you to create normal voices and drum voices using your own wave files.
  • Detailed editing is available for these voices with parameters such as Volume, Pan, Pitch, and switching of sounds according to velocity. Normal voices can contain up to 8 elements.
  • A full software synthesizer is included so that you can edit and listen to your created voices on your computer even when you are away from your Tyros5.
  • Version 2.1.0 (Windows/Mac) – September 2014


  • Tyros4 Custom Voices including those created using Tyros4 preset voices can be imported.
  • Export an Expansion Pack file for easy exchange and sharing with others.
  • Version 2.2.0 (Windows/Mac) – December 2014


  • Tyros5 preset voices (incl. drum voices) can be edited via Yamaha Expansion Manager. User waves can also be assigned and combined with edited preset voices. During editing, the edited sound comes from Tyros5.
  • We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your understanding and for your support for Yamaha keyboard instruments.

    Visit the Expansion Manager download page

    Glyn Madden

    1995-Current: Editor (Yamaha Club Magazine); 1980-2000: Yamaha Electone demonstrator (Yamaha UK)