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Our software area has hundreds of files to complement Gravis' products. Lost an installation disk? Need an updated driver? You've come to the right place.  Below is a list of our most requested software.  For a complete list, see the link to our software download page at the bottom of this page.

Sound Cards

Gravis UltraSound (Classic)
Gravis UltraSound MAX
Gravis UltraSound ACE
Gravis UltraSound CD3
Gravis UltraSound Plug & Play
Gravis UltraSound Plug & Play Pro

Synergy ViperMAX
Gravis UltraSound Extreme


Gravis UltraSound (Classic)

Manuals
UltraSound User's Guide
Part No. 9800-080-000
(pdf)
ENMAN.ZIP
(internal link)
378866 byte 1995.May.15.
(1995.May.04.)
Gravis UltraSound User's Guide (for Classic and MAX).
ENMAN.PDF
PDF-version: 1.1 (Acrobat 2.x)
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
UltraSound Bonus Software Manual v1.02
Part No. 9800-180-000
(pdf)
ENBONUS.ZIP
(internal link)
372390 byte 1995.Apr.14.
(1995.Apr.13.)
Gravis UltraSound Bonus Software Guide.
Includes: Sound Impression; Recording Session; Power Chords Debut.
ENBONUS.PDF
PDF-version: 1.1 (Acrobat 2.x)
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
DOS & Windows 3.1x
Gravis UltraSound Installation - V4.11 GUS411CD.ZIP
(internal link)
8168592 byte 1995.Apr.13.
These files set up the DOS and Windows 3.1/3.11 drivers for the Gravis UltraSound family of sound cards based on the GF1 chip.
The included UltraSound Windows Driver version number is 5.51
The installer also install Mega-Em 2.07
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Ultrinit 2.31 and graphical Mixer for GUS GUS0045.ZIP
(external link to ftp://ftp.mpoli.fi)
169589 byte 1995.Jan.26.
Ultrinit 2.31 and graphical Mixer for GUS.
(The V4.11 driver installer contains Ultrinit 2.28a and has command line mixer: Ultramix.)
UltraSound MIDI and digital sound TSR V1.12 UMID112.ZIP
(internal link)
48025 byte 1994.Aug.16.
The Advanced Gravis UltraSound card is a unique sound card in the sound card industry. It is the only audio product for the PC that can produce realistic sounding instruments without requiring an expensive digital signal processor. Digital signal processors (DSPs) are relatively expensive microprocessors that are designed specifically for working with audio and visual data. UltraMID is a software version of a DSP. It provides an extremely easy way for software developers to write software for the UltraSound card.
(ZIPped UltraMID files from the GUS0043.ZIP and the GUSDK222.ZIP.)
MEGA-EM V3.03b (BETA) - 03/17/95 MEGA303B.ZIP
(internal link)
186537 byte 1995.Mar.17.
Mega-Em is a software program which allows you to use your Gravis UltraSound to emulate the following sound devices:
* Roland MT-32
* Roland Sound Canvas/General MIDI
* Roland MPU-401 MIDI interface
* Sound Blaster (Basic version only - not Sound Blaster Pro)
Works with protected mode games, improved SB digital for MAX.
The V4.11 driver installer contain the latest non beta Mega-Em version: 2.07
(From the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Midisoft Sound Impression Version 3.7 GR
and
Midisoft Recording Session Version 1.12 GR
MIDISOFT.ZIP
(internal link)
1951612 byte 1994.Nov.08.
Sound Impression is a deck software with wave recorder/player; MIDI player; CD player; mixing panel and wave editor for Windows 3.1x

Recording Session is a powerful sequencer offering standard MIDI sequencing features, as well as an editable musical notation display for Windows 3.1 (and laters).
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Power Chords Debut for UltraSound
Version 2.0.06
HOWLING.ZIP
(internal link)
6945669 byte 1994.Nov.25.
Power Chords Debut UltraSound Version Debut-2.0.06
Power Chords Debut is a powerful song creation tool. Its unique object oriented approach to music makes songwriting quick and easy. Music objects are represented graphically so no knowledge of notation or MIDI data is required to make full use of what Power Chords Debut offers. The installer contain:
* Power Chords Debut
* Power Chords Pro Demo
* Mr. Drumstix' Music Studio Demo
* Power Patch CD Sight & Sound Extravaganza
All for Windows 3.1x
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
GoldWave v3.03 Shareware
by Chris S. Craig
GWAVE303.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
464336 byte 1996.Jan.08.
A high-quality direct-to-memory digital recording utility for Windows 3.1x
Great for editing waveforms to be used in patches. Shareware.
The GoldWave v3.03 is the latest Win3.1x version of this program.
(The GUS Classic/MAX driver CD contains the 2.11 Shareware version of this program: GLDWAV21.ZIP)
FMJ-Software 2PAT | win16 v1.1 2PAT.ZIP
(internal link)
90477 byte 1994.Jun.09.
A versatile patch convertor for the UltraSound. For Windows 3.1x
Converts AIF, AU, EFE, FSM, IFF, INS, KRZ, MOD, MTM, PAT, RAW, SDK, SDS, SDX, SMP, SND, STM, S3M, SYW, TXW, 669, ULT, UWF, VOC, WAV into UltraSound instrument patches! (or Ms .Wav files if you prefer it)
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Cool Edit version 1.21 COOLV121.ZIP
(internal link)
280913 byte 1994.Jan.19.
Windows WAV editor. Allows for creation of Tones & Silence. Shareware.
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Windows 95/98/ME
UltraSound DOS environment for Windows 95 Drivers DOS_ENV.ZIP
(internal link)
5577866 byte 1995.Mar.20.
Before installing a Windows 95 driver you need to have your UltraSound card working in DOS (DOS mode), using software version 3.5x or later of the UltraSound software.
I have ZIPped a "minimal" DOS environment (without unneeded DOS programs but with "UltraSound Patch Maker Lite" Windows program) from my working Win95 system.
If this not working, download and unzip the the full DOS installer: GUS411CD.ZIP, restart your computer in MS-DOS mode and install it from there (on WinME: boot from floppy/CD or use "Real DOS-Mode Patch for Windows ME"). You should skip the Windows 3.1 part of the installation by not entering and Windows directory when prompted.
Gravis UltraSound (GF1) Windows 95 Drivers V1.1 GF195V11.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
738012 byte 1995.Jan.27.
These files set up the Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows Millennium Edition drivers for the Gravis UltraSound family of sound cards based on the GF1 chip.
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
Gravis UltraSound (GF1) Windows 95 Drivers V1.2 Beta GF195B12.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
740022 byte 1997.May.16.
These files set up the Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows Millennium Edition drivers for the Gravis UltraSound family of sound cards based on the GF1 chip.
With this release, DirectSound support is available on UltraSound MAX cards. UltraSound ACE users should use the DirectSound capabilities of their FM sound card. Native DirectSound support is not available for UltraSound Classic cards, but some DirectSound applications will still run through as DirectSound will provide emulation through the wave driver.
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
Gravis WinDecks Version 1.12 WD32V112.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
717371 byte 1996.Dec.20.
Windecks Version 1.12 (32-bit) - Gravis' Stereo Component Rack for Windows 95
Adds MOD support and works with PnP Version 2.0 drivers.
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
Midisoft Recording Session Version 1.12 GR SESSION.ZIP
(internal link)
691677 byte 1994.Okt.04.
Recording Session is a powerful sequencer offering standard MIDI sequencing features, as well as an editable musical notation display for Windows 3.1x (and laters).
(The GUS Classic/MAX driver CD contain a MidiSoft installer for Sound Impression and Recording Session (together).
Sound Impression not so good for Win95 and laters but the Recording Session is really good. I have installed them and I have ZIPped the Recording Session directory. Installation not needed. I have just tested on my WinXP.)
GoldWave v4.26 Shareware
by Chris S. Craig
gwave426.exe
(external link to www.goldwave.com)
866011 byte 2002.Mar.28.
A high-quality direct-to-memory digital recording utility for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000
Great for editing waveforms to be used in patches. Shareware.
The GoldWave v4.26 is the latest Win9x/ME/NT version of this program.
(The GUS Classic/MAX driver CD contains the 2.11 Shareware version of this program for Win3.1x: GLDWAV21.ZIP)
OS/2
UltraSound Beta OS/2 MMPM/2 Drivers OS2_031A.ZIP
(internal link)
88647 byte 1994.Dec.23.
These drivers provide OS/2 multimedia audio support for the Advanced Gravis UltraSound line of audio cards. The drivers support simultaneous playback of WAVE and MIDI audio streams through the UltraSound card.
(From the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
version 1.20 of "The Manley GUS Drivers"
(PUBLIC BETA 29)
and
UltiMOD v1.5 (PUBLIC BETA 29)
OS/2 Modplayer for the Gravis Ultrasound
ultra120.zip
(external link to ftp://cyberia.dnsalias.com)
691919 byte 1997.Aug.31.
ultra120.zip - version 1.20 of "The Manley GUS Drivers" (PUBLIC BETA 29) Robert J. Manley's Gravis Ultrasound MMPM/2 drivers for OS/2.

UltiMOD v1.5 (PUBLIC BETA 29) OS/2 Modplayer for the Gravis Ultrasound. Supports 4, 6 and 8 channel MODs, 1-32 channel FT1, MTM, S3M and XM.
UltiMOD v1.4 for MMPM/2 ultmod14.zip
(external link to http://cd.textfiles.com -> Shareware Extravaganza 8)
110790 byte 1996.Feb.28.
UltiMOD is a freeware DART modplayer for OS/2 2.x or OS/2 Warp with MMPM/2 installed.(+ the dart dlls)
The Manley GUS MMPM/2 Drivers v1.05
and
UltiMOD v1.3 OS/2 Modplayer for the Gravis Ultrasound
ultra105.zip
(external link to http://cd.textfiles.com -> Shareware Extravaganza 8)
271966 byte 1996.Jan.22.
Robert J Manley's Gravis Ultrasound MMPM/2 drivers for OS/2.
Unofficial Advanced Gravis Ultrasound Drivers ("Manley Drivers") Copyright 1994-1996 Robert J. Manley and Multi-Player Computer Adventures Inc. Version 1.05 beta - SHAREWARE

UltiMOD is a native Gravis Ultrasound modplayer for OS/2 2.x or OS/2 Warp with MMPM/2 installed.
Supports 4, 6 and 8 channel MODs, 1-32 channel FT1, MTM, S3M and XM.
Linux
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) project http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Download
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (known by the acronym ALSA) is a Linux kernel component intended to replace the original Open Sound System (OSS) for providing device drivers for sound cards.
Led by Jaroslav Kysela, the project started from a Linux device driver for the Gravis Ultrasound sound card in 1998, and was developed separately from the Linux kernel until it was introduced in the 2.5 development series in 2002 (2.5.4-2.5.5).
The Linux Ultra Sound Project 2.71b
by Jaroslav Kysela (Perex)
ultra-2.71b.tgz
(external links on filewatcher.com)
483613 byte 1997.Aug.11.
This project is based on Jaroslav Kysela's new low-level driver for the Gravis UltraSound card. Driver offers some unique features (support for 8 cards, native GF1/CODEC/InterWave support, very useful mixer control, full duplex PCM, MIDI UART support, MIDI emulation with GF1/InterWave chip and many other things).
Sound card driver for Linux - V1.0
by Hannu Savolainen
LINUX-10.ZIP
(internal link)
72376 byte 1993.Mar.04.
Linux sound card driver for various PC soundcards.
Including: detection routine for the Gravis Ultrasound; driver for the Gravis Ultrasound wave table synth;
sample program to demonstrate programming of the Gravis Ultrasound.
(From the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)


Gravis UltraSound MAX

Manuals
UltraSound User's Guide
Part No. 9800-080-000
(pdf)
ENMAN.ZIP
(internal link)
378866 byte 1995.May.15.
(1995.May.04.)
Gravis UltraSound User's Guide (for Classic and MAX).
ENMAN.PDF
PDF-version: 1.1 (Acrobat 2.x)
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
UltraSound Bonus Software Manual v1.02
Part No. 9800-180-000
(pdf)
ENBONUS.ZIP
(internal link)
372390 byte 1995.Apr.14.
(1995.Apr.13.)
Gravis UltraSound Bonus Software Guide.
Includes: Sound Impression; Recording Session; Power Chords Debut.
ENBONUS.PDF
PDF-version: 1.1 (Acrobat 2.x)
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
DOS & Windows 3.1x
Gravis UltraSound Installation - V4.11 GUS411CD.ZIP
(internal link)
8168592 byte 1995.Apr.13.
These files set up the DOS and Windows 3.1/3.11 drivers for the Gravis UltraSound family of sound cards based on the GF1 chip.
The included UltraSound Windows Driver version number is 5.51
The installer also install Mega-Em 2.07
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Ultrinit 2.31 and graphical Mixer for GUS GUS0045.ZIP
(external link to ftp://ftp.mpoli.fi)
169589 byte 1995.Jan.26.
Ultrinit 2.31 and graphical Mixer for GUS.
(The V4.11 driver installer contains Ultrinit 2.28a and has command line mixer: Ultramix.)
UltraSound MIDI and digital sound TSR V1.12 UMID112.ZIP
(internal link)
48025 byte 1994.Aug.16.
The Advanced Gravis UltraSound card is a unique sound card in the sound card industry. It is the only audio product for the PC that can produce realistic sounding instruments without requiring an expensive digital signal processor. Digital signal processors (DSPs) are relatively expensive microprocessors that are designed specifically for working with audio and visual data. UltraMID is a software version of a DSP. It provides an extremely easy way for software developers to write software for the UltraSound card.
(ZIPped UltraMID files from the GUS0043.ZIP and the GUSDK222.ZIP.)
SBOS Sound Blaster™ Emulation
for UltraSound MAX v0.21
GUS0046.ZIP
(external link to ftp://ftp.mpoli.fi)
1023952 byte 1995.Jan.09.
SBOS Sound Blaster™ Emulation for GUS MAX v0.21
MEGA-EM V3.03b (BETA) - 03/17/95 MEGA303B.ZIP
(internal link)
186537 byte 1995.Mar.17.
Mega-Em is a software program which allows you to use your Gravis UltraSound to emulate the following sound devices:
* Roland MT-32
* Roland Sound Canvas/General MIDI
* Roland MPU-401 MIDI interface
* Sound Blaster (Basic version only - not Sound Blaster Pro)
Works with protected mode games, improved SB digital for MAX.
The V4.11 driver installer contain the latest non beta Mega-Em version: 2.07
(From the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Midisoft Sound Impression Version 3.7 GR
and
Midisoft Recording Session Version 1.12 GR
MIDISOFT.ZIP
(internal link)
1951612 byte 1994.Nov.08.
Sound Impression is a deck software with wave recorder/player; MIDI player; CD player; mixing panel and wave editor for Windows 3.1x

Recording Session is a powerful sequencer offering standard MIDI sequencing features, as well as an editable musical notation display for Windows 3.1 (and laters).
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Power Chords Debut for UltraSound
Version 2.0.06
HOWLING.ZIP
(internal link)
6945669 byte 1994.Nov.25.
Power Chords Debut UltraSound Version Debut-2.0.06
Power Chords Debut is a powerful song creation tool. Its unique object oriented approach to music makes songwriting quick and easy. Music objects are represented graphically so no knowledge of notation or MIDI data is required to make full use of what Power Chords Debut offers. The installer contain:
* Power Chords Debut
* Power Chords Pro Demo
* Mr. Drumstix' Music Studio Demo
* Power Patch CD Sight & Sound Extravaganza
All for Windows 3.1x
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
GoldWave v3.03 Shareware
by Chris S. Craig
GWAVE303.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
464336 byte 1996.Jan.08.
A high-quality direct-to-memory digital recording utility for Windows 3.1x
Great for editing waveforms to be used in patches. Shareware.
The GoldWave v3.03 is the latest Win3.1x version of this program.
(The GUS Classic/MAX driver CD contains the 2.11 Shareware version of this program: GLDWAV21.ZIP)
FMJ-Software 2PAT | win16 v1.1 2PAT.ZIP
(internal link)
90477 byte 1994.Jun.09.
A versatile patch convertor for the UltraSound. For Windows 3.1x
Converts AIF, AU, EFE, FSM, IFF, INS, KRZ, MOD, MTM, PAT, RAW, SDK, SDS, SDX, SMP, SND, STM, S3M, SYW, TXW, 669, ULT, UWF, VOC, WAV into UltraSound instrument patches! (or Ms .Wav files if you prefer it)
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Cool Edit version 1.21 COOLV121.ZIP
(internal link)
280913 byte 1994.Jan.19.
Windows WAV editor. Allows for creation of Tones & Silence. Shareware.
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Windows 95/98/ME
UltraSound DOS environment for Windows 95 Drivers DOS_ENV.ZIP
(internal link)
5577866 byte 1995.Mar.20.
Before installing a Windows 95 driver you need to have your UltraSound card working in DOS (DOS mode), using software version 3.5x or later of the UltraSound software.
I have ZIPped a "minimal" DOS environment (without unneeded DOS programs but with "UltraSound Patch Maker Lite" Windows program) from my working Win95 system.
If this not working, download and unzip the the full DOS installer: GUS411CD.ZIP, restart your computer in MS-DOS mode and install it from there (on WinME: boot from floppy/CD or use "Real DOS-Mode Patch for Windows ME"). You should skip the Windows 3.1 part of the installation by not entering and Windows directory when prompted.
Gravis UltraSound (GF1) Windows 95 Drivers V1.2 Beta GF195B12.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
740022 byte 1997.May.16.
These files set up the Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows Millennium Edition drivers for the Gravis UltraSound family of sound cards based on the GF1 chip.
With this release, DirectSound support is available on UltraSound MAX cards. UltraSound ACE users should use the DirectSound capabilities of their FM sound card. Native DirectSound support is not available for UltraSound Classic cards, but some DirectSound applications will still run through as DirectSound will provide emulation through the wave driver.
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
Gravis UltraSound (GF1) Windows 95 Drivers V1.1 GF195V11.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
738012 byte 1995.Jan.27.
These files set up the Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows Millennium Edition drivers for the Gravis UltraSound family of sound cards based on the GF1 chip.
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
Gravis WinDecks Version 1.12 WD32V112.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
717371 byte 1996.Dec.20.
Windecks Version 1.12 (32-bit) - Gravis' Stereo Component Rack for Windows 95
Adds MOD support and works with PnP Version 2.0 drivers.
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
Midisoft Recording Session Version 1.12 GR SESSION.ZIP
(internal link)
691677 byte 1994.Okt.04.
Recording Session is a powerful sequencer offering standard MIDI sequencing features, as well as an editable musical notation display for Windows 3.1x (and laters).
(The GUS Classic/MAX driver CD contain a MidiSoft installer for Sound Impression and Recording Session (together).
Sound Impression not so good for Win95 and laters but the Recording Session is really good. I have installed them and I have ZIPped the Recording Session directory. Installation not needed. I have just tested on my WinXP.)
GoldWave v4.26 Shareware
by Chris S. Craig
gwave426.exe
(external link to www.goldwave.com)
866011 byte 2002.Mar.28.
A high-quality direct-to-memory digital recording utility for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000
Great for editing waveforms to be used in patches. Shareware.
The GoldWave v4.26 is the latest Win9x/ME/NT version of this program.
(The GUS Classic/MAX driver CD contains the 2.11 Shareware version of this program for Win3.1x: GLDWAV21.ZIP)
OS/2
UltraSound Beta OS/2 MMPM/2 Drivers OS2_031A.ZIP
(internal link)
88647 byte 1994.Dec.23.
These drivers provide OS/2 multimedia audio support for the Advanced Gravis UltraSound line of audio cards. The drivers support simultaneous playback of WAVE and MIDI audio streams through the UltraSound card.
(From the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
version 1.20 of "The Manley GUS Drivers"
(PUBLIC BETA 29)
and
UltiMOD v1.5 (PUBLIC BETA 29)
OS/2 Modplayer for the Gravis Ultrasound
ultra120.zip
(external link to ftp://cyberia.dnsalias.com)
691919 byte 1997.Aug.31.
ultra120.zip - version 1.20 of "The Manley GUS Drivers" (PUBLIC BETA 29) Robert J. Manley's Gravis Ultrasound MMPM/2 drivers for OS/2.

UltiMOD v1.5 (PUBLIC BETA 29) OS/2 Modplayer for the Gravis Ultrasound. Supports 4, 6 and 8 channel MODs, 1-32 channel FT1, MTM, S3M and XM.
UltiMOD v1.4 for MMPM/2 ultmod14.zip
(external link to http://cd.textfiles.com -> Shareware Extravaganza 8)
110790 byte 1996.Feb.28.
UltiMOD is a freeware DART modplayer for OS/2 2.x or OS/2 Warp with MMPM/2 installed.(+ the dart dlls)
The Manley GUS MMPM/2 Drivers v1.05
and
UltiMOD v1.3 OS/2 Modplayer for the Gravis Ultrasound
ultra105.zip
(external link to http://cd.textfiles.com -> Shareware Extravaganza 8)
271966 byte 1996.Jan.22.
Robert J Manley's Gravis Ultrasound MMPM/2 drivers for OS/2.
Unofficial Advanced Gravis Ultrasound Drivers ("Manley Drivers") Copyright 1994-1996 Robert J. Manley and Multi-Player Computer Adventures Inc. Version 1.05 beta - SHAREWARE

UltiMOD is a native Gravis Ultrasound modplayer for OS/2 2.x or OS/2 Warp with MMPM/2 installed.
Supports 4, 6 and 8 channel MODs, 1-32 channel FT1, MTM, S3M and XM.
Linux
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) project http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Download
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (known by the acronym ALSA) is a Linux kernel component intended to replace the original Open Sound System (OSS) for providing device drivers for sound cards.
Led by Jaroslav Kysela, the project started from a Linux device driver for the Gravis Ultrasound sound card in 1998, and was developed separately from the Linux kernel until it was introduced in the 2.5 development series in 2002 (2.5.4-2.5.5).
The Linux Ultra Sound Project 2.71b
by Jaroslav Kysela (Perex)
ultra-2.71b.tgz
(external links on filewatcher.com)
483613 byte 1997.Aug.11.
This project is based on Jaroslav Kysela's new low-level driver for the Gravis UltraSound card. Driver offers some unique features (support for 8 cards, native GF1/CODEC/InterWave support, very useful mixer control, full duplex PCM, MIDI UART support, MIDI emulation with GF1/InterWave chip and many other things).
Sound card driver for Linux - V1.0
by Hannu Savolainen
LINUX-10.ZIP
(internal link)
72376 byte 1993.Mar.04.
Linux sound card driver for various PC soundcards.
Including: detection routine for the Gravis Ultrasound; driver for the Gravis Ultrasound wave table synth;
sample program to demonstrate programming of the Gravis Ultrasound.
(From the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)


Gravis UltraSound ACE

DOS & Windows 3.1x
Gravis UltraSound Installation - V4.10ACE ace410a.zip (Disk 1)
ace410b.zip (Disk 2)
ace410c.zip (Disk 3)
ace410d.zip (Disk 4)
ace410e.zip (Disk 5)
(external link to http://cd.textfiles.com -> Shareware Extravaganza 8)
1379627 byte
1366087 byte
1363501 byte
1369530 byte
1034178 byte
 
 
unknown
These files set up the DOS and Windows 3.1/3.11 drivers for the Gravis UltraSound ACE.
The included UltraSound Windows Driver version number is 5.51
The installer also install Mega-Em 2.07
Gravis UltraSound Installation - V4.11 GUS411CD.ZIP
(internal link)
8168592 byte 1995.Apr.13.
These files set up the DOS and Windows 3.1/3.11 drivers for the Gravis UltraSound family of sound cards based on the GF1 chip.
The included UltraSound Windows Driver version number is 5.51
The installer also install Mega-Em 2.07
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
UltraSound MIDI and digital sound TSR V1.12 UMID112.ZIP
(internal link)
48025 byte 1994.Aug.16.
The Advanced Gravis UltraSound card is a unique sound card in the sound card industry. It is the only audio product for the PC that can produce realistic sounding instruments without requiring an expensive digital signal processor. Digital signal processors (DSPs) are relatively expensive microprocessors that are designed specifically for working with audio and visual data. UltraMID is a software version of a DSP. It provides an extremely easy way for software developers to write software for the UltraSound card.
(ZIPped UltraMID files from the GUS0043.ZIP and the GUSDK222.ZIP.)
MEGA-EM V3.03b (BETA) - 03/17/95 MEGA303B.ZIP
(internal link)
186537 byte 1995.Mar.17.
Mega-Em is a software program which allows you to use your Gravis UltraSound to emulate the following sound devices:
* Roland MT-32
* Roland Sound Canvas/General MIDI
* Roland MPU-401 MIDI interface
* Sound Blaster (Basic version only - not Sound Blaster Pro)
Works with protected mode games, improved SB digital for MAX.
The V4.11 driver installer contain the latest non beta Mega-Em version: 2.07
(It was available on Gravis BBS.)
Midisoft Sound Impression Version 3.7 GR
and
Midisoft Recording Session Version 1.12 GR
MIDISOFT.ZIP
(internal link)
1951612 byte 1994.Nov.08.
Sound Impression is a deck software with wave recorder/player; MIDI player; CD player; mixing panel and wave editor for Windows 3.1x

Recording Session is a powerful sequencer offering standard MIDI sequencing features, as well as an editable musical notation display for Windows 3.1 (and laters).
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Power Chords Debut for UltraSound
Version 2.0.06
HOWLING.ZIP
(internal link)
6945669 byte 1994.Nov.25.
Power Chords Debut UltraSound Version Debut-2.0.06
Power Chords Debut is a powerful song creation tool. Its unique object oriented approach to music makes songwriting quick and easy. Music objects are represented graphically so no knowledge of notation or MIDI data is required to make full use of what Power Chords Debut offers. The installer contain:
* Power Chords Debut
* Power Chords Pro Demo
* Mr. Drumstix' Music Studio Demo
* Power Patch CD Sight & Sound Extravaganza
All for Windows 3.1x
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
GoldWave v3.03 Shareware
by Chris S. Craig
GWAVE303.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
464336 byte 1996.Jan.08.
A high-quality direct-to-memory digital recording utility for Windows 3.1x
Great for editing waveforms to be used in patches. Shareware.
The GoldWave v3.03 is the latest Win3.1x version of this program.
(The 2.11 Shareware version of this program was available on Gravis BBS: GLDWAV21.ZIP)
FMJ-Software 2PAT | win16 v1.1 2PAT.ZIP
(internal link)
90477 byte 1994.Jun.09.
A versatile patch convertor for the UltraSound. For Windows 3.1x
Converts AIF, AU, EFE, FSM, IFF, INS, KRZ, MOD, MTM, PAT, RAW, SDK, SDS, SDX, SMP, SND, STM, S3M, SYW, TXW, 669, ULT, UWF, VOC, WAV into UltraSound instrument patches! (or Ms .Wav files if you prefer it)
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Cool Edit version 1.21 COOLV121.ZIP
(internal link)
280913 byte 1994.Jan.19.
Windows WAV editor. Allows for creation of Tones & Silence. Shareware.
(It was available on Gravis BBS.)
Windows 95/98/ME
UltraSound DOS environment for Windows 95 Drivers DOS_ENV.ZIP
(internal link)
5577866 byte 1995.Mar.20.
Before installing a Windows 95 driver you need to have your UltraSound card working in DOS (DOS mode), using software version 3.5x or later of the UltraSound software.
I have ZIPped a "minimal" DOS environment (without unneeded DOS programs but with "UltraSound Patch Maker Lite" Windows program) from my working Win95 system.
If this not working, download and unzip the the full DOS installer: GUS411CD.ZIP, restart your computer in MS-DOS mode and install it from there (on WinME: boot from floppy/CD or use "Real DOS-Mode Patch for Windows ME"). You should skip the Windows 3.1 part of the installation by not entering and Windows directory when prompted.
Gravis UltraSound (GF1) Windows 95 Drivers V1.1 GF195V11.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
738012 byte 1995.Jan.27.
These files set up the Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows Millennium Edition drivers for the Gravis UltraSound family of sound cards based on the GF1 chip.
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
Gravis WinDecks Version 1.12 WD32V112.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
717371 byte 1996.Dec.20.
Windecks Version 1.12 (32-bit) - Gravis' Stereo Component Rack for Windows 95
Adds MOD support and works with PnP Version 2.0 drivers.
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
Midisoft Recording Session Version 1.12 GR SESSION.ZIP
(internal link)
691677 byte 1994.Okt.04.
Recording Session is a powerful sequencer offering standard MIDI sequencing features, as well as an editable musical notation display for Windows 3.1x (and laters).
(The GUS Classic/MAX driver CD contain a MidiSoft installer for Sound Impression and Recording Session (together).
Sound Impression not so good for Win95 and laters but the Recording Session is really good. I have installed them and I have ZIPped the Recording Session directory. Installation not needed. I have just tested on my WinXP.)
GoldWave v4.26 Shareware
by Chris S. Craig
gwave426.exe
(external link to www.goldwave.com)
866011 byte 2002.Mar.28.
A high-quality direct-to-memory digital recording utility for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000
Great for editing waveforms to be used in patches. Shareware.
The GoldWave v4.26 is the latest Win9x/ME/NT version of this program.
(The 2.11 Shareware version of this program was available on Gravis BBS for Win3.1x: GLDWAV21.ZIP)
OS/2
UltraSound Beta OS/2 MMPM/2 Drivers OS2_031A.ZIP
(internal link)
88647 byte 1994.Dec.23.
These drivers provide OS/2 multimedia audio support for the Advanced Gravis UltraSound line of audio cards. The drivers support simultaneous playback of WAVE and MIDI audio streams through the UltraSound card.
(From the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
version 1.20 of "The Manley GUS Drivers"
(PUBLIC BETA 29)
and
UltiMOD v1.5 (PUBLIC BETA 29)
OS/2 Modplayer for the Gravis Ultrasound
ultra120.zip
(external link to ftp://cyberia.dnsalias.com)
691919 byte 1997.Aug.31.
ultra120.zip - version 1.20 of "The Manley GUS Drivers" (PUBLIC BETA 29) Robert J. Manley's Gravis Ultrasound MMPM/2 drivers for OS/2.

UltiMOD v1.5 (PUBLIC BETA 29) OS/2 Modplayer for the Gravis Ultrasound. Supports 4, 6 and 8 channel MODs, 1-32 channel FT1, MTM, S3M and XM.
UltiMOD v1.4 for MMPM/2 ultmod14.zip
(external link to http://cd.textfiles.com/swextrav8)
110790 byte 1996.Feb.28.
UltiMOD is a freeware DART modplayer for OS/2 2.x or OS/2 Warp with MMPM/2 installed.(+ the dart dlls)
The Manley GUS MMPM/2 Drivers v1.05
and
UltiMOD v1.3 OS/2 Modplayer for the Gravis Ultrasound
ultra105.zip
(external link to http://cd.textfiles.com/swextrav8)
271966 byte 1996.Jan.22.
Robert J Manley's Gravis Ultrasound MMPM/2 drivers for OS/2.
Unofficial Advanced Gravis Ultrasound Drivers ("Manley Drivers") Copyright 1994-1996 Robert J. Manley and Multi-Player Computer Adventures Inc. Version 1.05 beta - SHAREWARE

UltiMOD is a native Gravis Ultrasound modplayer for OS/2 2.x or OS/2 Warp with MMPM/2 installed.
Supports 4, 6 and 8 channel MODs, 1-32 channel FT1, MTM, S3M and XM.
Linux
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) project http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Download
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (known by the acronym ALSA) is a Linux kernel component intended to replace the original Open Sound System (OSS) for providing device drivers for sound cards.
Led by Jaroslav Kysela, the project started from a Linux device driver for the Gravis Ultrasound sound card in 1998, and was developed separately from the Linux kernel until it was introduced in the 2.5 development series in 2002 (2.5.4-2.5.5).
The Linux Ultra Sound Project 2.71b
by Jaroslav Kysela (Perex)
ultra-2.71b.tgz
(external links on filewatcher.com)
483613 byte 1997.Aug.11.
This project is based on Jaroslav Kysela's new low-level driver for the Gravis UltraSound card. Driver offers some unique features (support for 8 cards, native GF1/CODEC/InterWave support, very useful mixer control, full duplex PCM, MIDI UART support, MIDI emulation with GF1/InterWave chip and many other things).
Sound card driver for Linux - V1.0
by Hannu Savolainen
LINUX-10.ZIP
(internal link)
72376 byte 1993.Mar.04.
Linux sound card driver for various PC soundcards.
Including: detection routine for the Gravis Ultrasound; driver for the Gravis Ultrasound wave table synth;
sample program to demonstrate programming of the Gravis Ultrasound.
(From the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)


Gravis UltraSound CD3

DOS & Windows 3.1x
Gravis UltraSound Installation - V4.11 GUS411CD.ZIP
(internal link)
8168592 byte 1995.Apr.13.
These files set up the DOS and Windows 3.1/3.11 drivers for the Gravis UltraSound family of sound cards based on the GF1 chip.
The included UltraSound Windows Driver version number is 5.51
The installer also install Mega-Em 2.07
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Ultrinit 2.31 and graphical Mixer for GUS GUS0045.ZIP
(external link to ftp://ftp.mpoli.fi)
169589 byte 1995.Jan.26.
Ultrinit 2.31 and graphical Mixer for GUS.
(The V4.11 driver installer contains Ultrinit 2.28a and has command line mixer: Ultramix.)
UltraSound MIDI and digital sound TSR V1.12 UMID112.ZIP
(internal link)
48025 byte 1994.Aug.16.
The Advanced Gravis UltraSound card is a unique sound card in the sound card industry. It is the only audio product for the PC that can produce realistic sounding instruments without requiring an expensive digital signal processor. Digital signal processors (DSPs) are relatively expensive microprocessors that are designed specifically for working with audio and visual data. UltraMID is a software version of a DSP. It provides an extremely easy way for software developers to write software for the UltraSound card.
(ZIPped UltraMID files from the GUS0043.ZIP and the GUSDK222.ZIP.)
MEGA-EM V3.03b (BETA) - 03/17/95 MEGA303B.ZIP
(internal link)
186537 byte 1995.Mar.17.
Mega-Em is a software program which allows you to use your Gravis UltraSound to emulate the following sound devices:
* Roland MT-32
* Roland Sound Canvas/General MIDI
* Roland MPU-401 MIDI interface
* Sound Blaster (Basic version only - not Sound Blaster Pro)
Works with protected mode games, improved SB digital for MAX.
The V4.11 driver installer contain the latest non beta Mega-Em version: 2.07
(It was available on Gravis BBS.)
Midisoft Sound Impression Version 3.7 GR
and
Midisoft Recording Session Version 1.12 GR
MIDISOFT.ZIP
(internal link)
1951612 byte 1994.Nov.08.
Sound Impression is a deck software with wave recorder/player; MIDI player; CD player; mixing panel and wave editor for Windows 3.1x

Recording Session is a powerful sequencer offering standard MIDI sequencing features, as well as an editable musical notation display for Windows 3.1 (and laters).
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Power Chords Debut for UltraSound
Version 2.0.06
HOWLING.ZIP
(internal link)
6945669 byte 1994.Nov.25.
Power Chords Debut UltraSound Version Debut-2.0.06
Power Chords Debut is a powerful song creation tool. Its unique object oriented approach to music makes songwriting quick and easy. Music objects are represented graphically so no knowledge of notation or MIDI data is required to make full use of what Power Chords Debut offers. The installer contain:
* Power Chords Debut
* Power Chords Pro Demo
* Mr. Drumstix' Music Studio Demo
* Power Patch CD Sight & Sound Extravaganza
All for Windows 3.1x
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
GoldWave v3.03 Shareware
by Chris S. Craig
GWAVE303.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
464336 byte 1996.Jan.08.
A high-quality direct-to-memory digital recording utility for Windows 3.1x
Great for editing waveforms to be used in patches. Shareware.
The GoldWave v3.03 is the latest Win3.1x version of this program.
(The 2.11 Shareware version of this program was available on Gravis BBS: GLDWAV21.ZIP)
FMJ-Software 2PAT | win16 v1.1 2PAT.ZIP
(internal link)
90477 byte 1994.Jun.09.
A versatile patch convertor for the UltraSound. For Windows 3.1x
Converts AIF, AU, EFE, FSM, IFF, INS, KRZ, MOD, MTM, PAT, RAW, SDK, SDS, SDX, SMP, SND, STM, S3M, SYW, TXW, 669, ULT, UWF, VOC, WAV into UltraSound instrument patches! (or Ms .Wav files if you prefer it)
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Cool Edit version 1.21 COOLV121.ZIP
(internal link)
280913 byte 1994.Jan.19.
Windows WAV editor. Allows for creation of Tones & Silence. Shareware.
(It was available on Gravis BBS.)
Windows 95/98/ME
UltraSound DOS environment for Windows 95 Drivers DOS_ENV.ZIP
(internal link)
5577866 byte 1995.Mar.20.
Before installing a Windows 95 driver you need to have your UltraSound card working in DOS (DOS mode), using software version 3.5x or later of the UltraSound software.
I have ZIPped a "minimal" DOS environment (without unneeded DOS programs but with "UltraSound Patch Maker Lite" Windows program) from my working Win95 system.
If this not working, download and unzip the the full DOS installer: GUS411CD.ZIP, restart your computer in MS-DOS mode and install it from there (on WinME: boot from floppy/CD or use "Real DOS-Mode Patch for Windows ME"). You should skip the Windows 3.1 part of the installation by not entering and Windows directory when prompted.
Gravis UltraSound (GF1) Windows 95 Drivers V1.1 GF195V11.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
738012 byte 1995.Jan.27.
These files set up the Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows Millennium Edition drivers for the Gravis UltraSound family of sound cards based on the GF1 chip.
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
Gravis UltraSound (GF1) Windows 95 Drivers V1.2 Beta GF195B12.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
740022 byte 1997.May.16.
These files set up the Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows Millennium Edition drivers for the Gravis UltraSound family of sound cards based on the GF1 chip.
With this release, DirectSound support is available on UltraSound MAX cards. UltraSound ACE users should use the DirectSound capabilities of their FM sound card. Native DirectSound support is not available for UltraSound Classic cards, but some DirectSound applications will still run through as DirectSound will provide emulation through the wave driver.
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
Gravis WinDecks Version 1.12 WD32V112.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
717371 byte 1996.Dec.20.
Windecks Version 1.12 (32-bit) - Gravis' Stereo Component Rack for Windows 95
Adds MOD support and works with PnP Version 2.0 drivers.
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
Midisoft Recording Session Version 1.12 GR SESSION.ZIP
(internal link)
691677 byte 1994.Okt.04.
Recording Session is a powerful sequencer offering standard MIDI sequencing features, as well as an editable musical notation display for Windows 3.1x (and laters).
(The GUS Classic/MAX driver CD contain a MidiSoft installer for Sound Impression and Recording Session (together).
Sound Impression not so good for Win95 and laters but the Recording Session is really good. I have installed them and I have ZIPped the Recording Session directory. Installation not needed. I have just tested on my WinXP.)
GoldWave v4.26 Shareware
by Chris S. Craig
gwave426.exe
(external link to www.goldwave.com)
866011 byte 2002.Mar.28.
A high-quality direct-to-memory digital recording utility for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000
Great for editing waveforms to be used in patches. Shareware.
The GoldWave v4.26 is the latest Win9x/ME/NT version of this program.
(The 2.11 Shareware version of this program was available on Gravis BBS for Win3.1x: GLDWAV21.ZIP)
OS/2
UltraSound Beta OS/2 MMPM/2 Drivers OS2_031A.ZIP
(internal link)
88647 byte 1994.Dec.23.
These drivers provide OS/2 multimedia audio support for the Advanced Gravis UltraSound line of audio cards. The drivers support simultaneous playback of WAVE and MIDI audio streams through the UltraSound card.
(From the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
version 1.20 of "The Manley GUS Drivers"
(PUBLIC BETA 29)
and
UltiMOD v1.5 (PUBLIC BETA 29)
OS/2 Modplayer for the Gravis Ultrasound
ultra120.zip
(external link to ftp://cyberia.dnsalias.com)
691919 byte 1997.Aug.31.
ultra120.zip - version 1.20 of "The Manley GUS Drivers" (PUBLIC BETA 29) Robert J. Manley's Gravis Ultrasound MMPM/2 drivers for OS/2.

UltiMOD v1.5 (PUBLIC BETA 29) OS/2 Modplayer for the Gravis Ultrasound. Supports 4, 6 and 8 channel MODs, 1-32 channel FT1, MTM, S3M and XM.
UltiMOD v1.4 for MMPM/2 ultmod14.zip
(external link to http://cd.textfiles.com/swextrav8)
110790 byte 1996.Feb.28.
UltiMOD is a freeware DART modplayer for OS/2 2.x or OS/2 Warp with MMPM/2 installed.(+ the dart dlls)
The Manley GUS MMPM/2 Drivers v1.05
and
UltiMOD v1.3 OS/2 Modplayer for the Gravis Ultrasound
ultra105.zip
(external link to http://cd.textfiles.com/swextrav8)
271966 byte 1996.Jan.22.
Robert J Manley's Gravis Ultrasound MMPM/2 drivers for OS/2.
Unofficial Advanced Gravis Ultrasound Drivers ("Manley Drivers") Copyright 1994-1996 Robert J. Manley and Multi-Player Computer Adventures Inc. Version 1.05 beta - SHAREWARE

UltiMOD is a native Gravis Ultrasound modplayer for OS/2 2.x or OS/2 Warp with MMPM/2 installed.
Supports 4, 6 and 8 channel MODs, 1-32 channel FT1, MTM, S3M and XM.
Linux
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) project http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Download
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (known by the acronym ALSA) is a Linux kernel component intended to replace the original Open Sound System (OSS) for providing device drivers for sound cards.
Led by Jaroslav Kysela, the project started from a Linux device driver for the Gravis Ultrasound sound card in 1998, and was developed separately from the Linux kernel until it was introduced in the 2.5 development series in 2002 (2.5.4-2.5.5).
The Linux Ultra Sound Project 2.71b
by Jaroslav Kysela (Perex)
ultra-2.71b.tgz
(external links on filewatcher.com)
483613 byte 1997.Aug.11.
This project is based on Jaroslav Kysela's new low-level driver for the Gravis UltraSound card. Driver offers some unique features (support for 8 cards, native GF1/CODEC/InterWave support, very useful mixer control, full duplex PCM, MIDI UART support, MIDI emulation with GF1/InterWave chip and many other things).
Sound card driver for Linux - V1.0
by Hannu Savolainen
LINUX-10.ZIP
(internal link)
72376 byte 1993.Mar.04.
Linux sound card driver for various PC soundcards.
Including: detection routine for the Gravis Ultrasound; driver for the Gravis Ultrasound wave table synth;
sample program to demonstrate programming of the Gravis Ultrasound.
(From the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)


Gravis UltraSound Plug & Play
/ Gravis UltraSound Plug & Play Pro

Manuals
UltraSound Plug & Play User's Guide v1.06
(pdf)
PPMAN.ZIP
(internal link)
394999 byte 1996.Feb.07.
Gravis UltraSound Plug & Play and Plug & Play Pro User's Guide.
P&PMAN.PDF
PDF-version: 1.1 (Acrobat 2.x)
(ZIPped from the Ultra PnP CD.)
UltraSound Bonus Software Manual v1.02
(pdf)
BONUS_SW.ZIP
(internal link)
356112 byte 1995.Dec.04.
Gravis UltraSound Plug & Play and Plug & Play Pro Bonus Software Guide.
Includes: Cakewalk Express; Sound Forge XP; Power Chords Debut. BONUS_SW.PDF
PDF-version: 1.1 (Acrobat 2.x)
(ZIPped from the Ultra PnP CD.)
ROM update
UltraSound PnP 2.0 Preparation Disk P20DISK3.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
53140 byte 1997.Feb.14.
(1996.Oct.31.)
UltraSound Plug & Play Preparation - Version 2.0
The enclosed ROM file, GRAVIS.ROM, is a newly updated EEPROM file that reduces your IRQ usage for the UltraSound Plug & Play card (remove IRQ requirement for MPU device) as well as providing better support for Plug & Play BIOSes and Windows 95.
You will need DOS or Win9x MS-DOS mode for the EEPROM writer program (PNPMAP.EXE).
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
DOS & Windows 3.1x
UltraSound Plug & Play Driver / Software Installation
Version 2.2 (PNPV22B.ZIP)
PNPV22B.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
1375196 byte 1997.Sep.12.
(1997.May.15.)
These files set up the DOS and Windows 3.1/3.11 drivers for the Gravis UltraSound PnP and PnP Pro sound cards based on the AMD InterWave chip.
The installer writes "Version 2.0" but according to the installed files the true version number is: 2.1
The installer also install Mega-Em 3.11 and UltraSound SBOS 1.43 (IWSBOS).
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
Gravis UltraSound Plug & Play 4MB Patch Set SETROM4.ZIP
(internal link)
4032670 byte 1996.Jan.30.
(1995.11.29.)
SETROM4.EXE (Gravis UltraSound Compatible Patch Set) Installer version 6.01de
The patch filenames: GSFULL4M.FFF and GSFULL4M.DAT
(ZIPped from the Ultra PnP CD.)
Gravis UltraSound Compatible Patch Set SETRAM.ZIP
(internal link)
5440457 byte 1996.Jan.17.
(1994.10.31.)
SETRAM.EXE (Gravis UltraSound Compatible Patch Set). Installer version 6.01de
(ZIPped from the Ultra PnP CD.)
GIPC (GUS Interwave Patch Converter)
Version 1.11
GIPC111.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
47955 byte 1996.Feb.14.
GIPC is a DOS utility for converting groups of UltraSound patch files (.PAT) to an InterWave patch file (.FFF) and data file (.DAT). ULTRASND.INI or a user-specified .INI file contains the names of the UltraSound patches to convert. Patch numbers are specified for each patch, and patches can be arranged into Melodic and Drum banks during conversion. Also, patches can be put into exclusion groups to control polyphony.
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
TESTMIDI TESTMIDI.ZIP
(internal link)
29313 byte 1996.Feb.21.
TESTMIDI.EXE will perform tests on the MIDI port of the Ultrasound Plug & Play card. If you are experiencing problems with your MIDI keyboard and wish to determine whether it is a hardware or software problem, then you should use this program.
(Saved from ftp.gravis.com)
MIDI Files
MIDIDEMO.BAT
UltraSound Playmidi Version 5.12
MIDIDEMO.ZIP
(internal link)
836414 byte 1995.Nov.16.
This directory contains several MIDI files for your enjoyment. Use PlayMIDI (or Media Player in Windows) to play them, or simply run mididemo.bat (in bare DOS) to listen to them all. These files may not play correctly on UltraSounds with less than 1 megabyte.
Owners of other soundcards can also play these files using an appropriate MIDI player for their hardware.
(ZIPped from the Ultra PnP CD, plus the missing Playmidi.exe from the GUS0043.ZIP also included.)
Cakewalk Express 3.01 CAKEWALK.ZIP
(internal link)
5778856 byte 1995.Oct.09.
(1995.Jan.05.)
Cakewalk Express is a multi-track MIDI recording studio for Windows. Cakewalk lets you record, edit, and play back music on your sound card or external MIDI instrument. Cakewalk Express also lets you insert wave audio files and MCI commands into your Cakewalk tracks for multimedia sequencing. Cakewalk Express includes the Virtual Piano, an on-screen musical instrument that you play with your mouse or computer keyboard. For Windows 3.1 (and laters). Languages: English; German; French; Spanish; Italian.
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
Sound Forge XP Version 3.0d SFORGEXP.ZIP
(internal link)
1364380 byte 1995.Nov.08.
Powerful sound editing software from Sonic Foundry.
For Windows 3.1 (and laters).
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
Power Chords Debut for UltraSound
Version 2.0.06
HOWLING.ZIP
(internal link)
6945669 byte 1994.Nov.25.
Power Chords Debut UltraSound Version Debut-2.0.06
Power Chords Debut is a powerful song creation tool. Its unique object oriented approach to music makes songwriting quick and easy. Music objects are represented graphically so no knowledge of notation or MIDI data is required to make full use of what Power Chords Debut offers. The installer contain:
* Power Chords Debut
* Power Chords Pro Demo
* Mr. Drumstix' Music Studio Demo
* Power Patch CD Sight & Sound Extravaganza
All for Windows 3.1x
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
Midisoft Sound Impression Version 3.7 GR
and
Midisoft Recording Session Version 1.12 GR
MIDISOFT.ZIP
(internal link)
1951612 byte 1994.Nov.08.
Sound Impression is a deck software with wave recorder/player; MIDI player; CD player; mixing panel and wave editor for Windows 3.1x

Recording Session is a powerful sequencer offering standard MIDI sequencing features, as well as an editable musical notation display for Windows 3.1 (and laters).
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
GoldWave v3.03 Shareware
by Chris S. Craig
GWAVE303.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
464336 byte 1996.Jan.08.
A high-quality direct-to-memory digital recording utility for Windows 3.1x
Great for editing waveforms to be used in patches. Shareware.
The GoldWave v3.03 is the latest Win3.1x version of this program.
(The GUS PnP CD contains the 3.02 Shareware version of this program: GWAVE302.ZIP)
FMJ-Software 2PAT | win16 v1.1 2PAT.ZIP
(internal link)
90477 byte 1994.Jun.09.
A versatile patch convertor for the UltraSound. For Windows 3.1x
Converts AIF, AU, EFE, FSM, IFF, INS, KRZ, MOD, MTM, PAT, RAW, SDK, SDS, SDX, SMP, SND, STM, S3M, SYW, TXW, 669, ULT, UWF, VOC, WAV into UltraSound instrument patches! (or Ms .Wav files if you prefer it)
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
Cool Edit version 1.21 COOLV121.ZIP
(internal link)
280913 byte 1994.Jan.19.
Windows WAV editor. Allows for creation of Tones & Silence. Shareware.
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
Musicware PIANO DEMO 1.0.7 MUSICWAR.ZIP
(internal link)
1213442 byte 1995.Jul.26.
* Piano teaching software for Windows, teaches three years of piano for ages 7 and up
* Uses Proven piano teaching methods developed by professional music instructors
* Teaches sight reading, ear training, rhythm and music theory
* Tracks students individually and keeps a score file for each
* Ideal for those who have never played the piano
* Ideal for those who took lessons before and want to start again
* Ideal supplement to current piano lessons
Windows 3.1x
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
Windows 95/98/ME
UltraSound PnP DOS environment for Windows 95 Drivers DOS_ENV.ZIP
(internal link)
1196 byte 1997.Sep.12.
Before installing a Windows 95 driver you need to have the DOS environment for GUS PnP.
I have ZIPped the minimal DOS environment from my working Win95 system.
If this not working, download and unzip the the full DOS installer: PNPV22B.ZIP, restart your computer in MS-DOS mode and install it from there (on WinME: boot from floppy/CD or use "Real DOS-Mode Patch for Windows ME"). You should skip the Windows 3.1 part of the installation by not entering and Windows directory when prompted.
UltraSound Plug & Play Driver / Software Installation
Version 2.2 (PNPV22A.ZIP)
PNPV22A.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
1117754 byte 1997.Sep.12.
These files set up the Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows Millennium Edition drivers for the Gravis UltraSound PnP and PnP Pro sound cards based on the AMD InterWave chip.
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
Gravis UltraSound Plug & Play 4MB Patch Set SETROM4.ZIP
(internal link)
4032670 byte 1996.Jan.30.
(1995.11.29.)
SETROM4.EXE (Gravis UltraSound Compatible Patch Set) Installer version 6.01de
The patch filenames: GSFULL4M.FFF and GSFULL4M.DAT
(ZIPped from the Ultra PnP CD.)
Gravis UltraSound Compatible Patch Set SETRAM.ZIP
(internal link)
5440457 byte 1996.Jan.17.
(1994.10.31.)
SETRAM.EXE (Gravis UltraSound Compatible Patch Set). Installer version 6.01de
(ZIPped from the Ultra PnP CD.)
Gravis WinDecks Version 1.12 WD32V112.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
717371 byte 1996.Dec.20.
Windecks Version 1.12 (32-bit) - Gravis' Stereo Component Rack for Windows 95
Adds MOD support and works with PnP Version 2.0 drivers.
(It was available on ftp.gravis.com)
Midisoft Recording Session Version 1.12 GR SESSION.ZIP
(internal link)
691677 byte 1994.Okt.04.
Recording Session is a powerful sequencer offering standard MIDI sequencing features, as well as an editable musical notation display for Windows 3.1x (and laters).
(The GUS Classic/MAX driver CD contain a MidiSoft installer for Sound Impression and Recording Session (together).
Sound Impression not so good for Win95 and laters but the Recording Session is really good. I have installed them and I have ZIPped the Recording Session directory. Installation not needed. I have just tested on my WinXP.)
Cakewalk Express 3.01 CAKEWALK.ZIP
(internal link)
5778856 byte 1995.Oct.09.
(1995.Jan.05.)
Cakewalk Express is a multi-track MIDI recording studio for Windows. Cakewalk lets you record, edit, and play back music on your sound card or external MIDI instrument. Cakewalk Express also lets you insert wave audio files and MCI commands into your Cakewalk tracks for multimedia sequencing. Cakewalk Express includes the Virtual Piano, an on-screen musical instrument that you play with your mouse or computer keyboard. For Windows 3.1 (and laters). Languages: English; German; French; Spanish; Italian.
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
Sound Forge XP Version 3.0d SFORGEXP.ZIP
(internal link)
1364380 byte 1995.Nov.08.
Powerful sound editing software from Sonic Foundry.
For Windows 3.1 (and laters).
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
Power Chords Debut for UltraSound
Version 2.0.06
HOWLING.ZIP
(internal link)
6945669 byte 1994.Nov.25.
Power Chords Debut UltraSound Version Debut-2.0.06
Power Chords Debut is a powerful song creation tool. Its unique object oriented approach to music makes songwriting quick and easy. Music objects are represented graphically so no knowledge of notation or MIDI data is required to make full use of what Power Chords Debut offers. The installer contain:
* Power Chords Debut
* Power Chords Pro Demo
* Mr. Drumstix' Music Studio Demo
* Power Patch CD Sight & Sound Extravaganza
All for Windows 3.1x
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
GoldWave v4.26 Shareware
by Chris S. Craig
gwave426.exe
(external link to www.goldwave.com)
866011 byte 2002.Mar.28.
A high-quality direct-to-memory digital recording utility for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000
Great for editing waveforms to be used in patches. Shareware.
The GoldWave v4.26 is the latest Win9x/ME/NT version of this program.
(The GUS PnP CD contains the 3.02 Shareware version of this program for Win3.1x: GWAVE302.ZIP)
Windows NT 4.0
UltraSound PnP Windows NT Driver
Public Beta 1
PNPNTB2.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
227185 byte 1997.Jul.11.
(1997.May.15.)
UltraSound Plug & Play Windows NT Driver / Software Installation Instructions
Public Beta 2
The "Configuration driver for the Gravis UltraSound PnP" version is: 4.0.1381.1
Gravis UltraSound Plug & Play 4MB Patch Set SETROM4.ZIP
(internal link)
4032670 byte 1996.Jan.30.
(1995.11.29.)
SETROM4.EXE (Gravis UltraSound Compatible Patch Set) Installer version 6.01de
The patch filenames: GSFULL4M.FFF and GSFULL4M.DAT
(ZIPped from the Ultra PnP CD.)
Gravis UltraSound Compatible Patch Set SETRAM.ZIP
(internal link)
5440457 byte 1996.Jan.17.
(1994.10.31.)
SETRAM.EXE (Gravis UltraSound Compatible Patch Set). Installer version 6.01de
(ZIPped from the Ultra PnP CD.)
Cakewalk Express 3.01 CAKEWALK.ZIP
(internal link)
5778856 byte 1995.Oct.09.
(1995.Jan.05.)
Cakewalk Express is a multi-track MIDI recording studio for Windows. Cakewalk lets you record, edit, and play back music on your sound card or external MIDI instrument. Cakewalk Express also lets you insert wave audio files and MCI commands into your Cakewalk tracks for multimedia sequencing. Cakewalk Express includes the Virtual Piano, an on-screen musical instrument that you play with your mouse or computer keyboard. For Windows 3.1 (and laters). Languages: English; German; French; Spanish; Italian.
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
Sound Forge XP Version 3.0d SFORGEXP.ZIP
(internal link)
1364380 byte 1995.Nov.08.
Powerful sound editing software from Sonic Foundry.
For Windows 3.1 (and laters).
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
Power Chords Debut for UltraSound
Version 2.0.06
HOWLING.ZIP
(internal link)
6945669 byte 1994.Nov.25.
Power Chords Debut UltraSound Version Debut-2.0.06
Power Chords Debut is a powerful song creation tool. Its unique object oriented approach to music makes songwriting quick and easy. Music objects are represented graphically so no knowledge of notation or MIDI data is required to make full use of what Power Chords Debut offers. The installer contain:
* Power Chords Debut
* Power Chords Pro Demo
* Mr. Drumstix' Music Studio Demo
* Power Patch CD Sight & Sound Extravaganza
All for Windows 3.1x
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
Midisoft Sound Impression Version 3.7 GR
and
Midisoft Recording Session Version 1.12 GR
MIDISOFT.ZIP
(internal link)
1951612 byte 1994.Nov.08.
Sound Impression is a deck software with wave recorder/player; MIDI player; CD player; mixing panel and wave editor for Windows 3.1x

Recording Session is a powerful sequencer offering standard MIDI sequencing features, as well as an editable musical notation display for Windows 3.1 (and laters).
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
GoldWave v4.26 Shareware
by Chris S. Craig
gwave426.exe
(external link to www.goldwave.com)
866011 byte 2002.Mar.28.
A high-quality direct-to-memory digital recording utility for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000
Great for editing waveforms to be used in patches. Shareware.
The GoldWave v4.26 is the latest Win9x/ME/NT version of this program.
(The GUS PnP CD contains the 3.02 Shareware version of this program for Win3.1x: GWAVE302.ZIP)
FMJ-Software 2PAT | win16 v1.1 2PAT.ZIP
(internal link)
90477 byte 1994.Jun.09.
A versatile patch convertor for the UltraSound. For Windows 3.1x
Converts AIF, AU, EFE, FSM, IFF, INS, KRZ, MOD, MTM, PAT, RAW, SDK, SDS, SDX, SMP, SND, STM, S3M, SYW, TXW, 669, ULT, UWF, VOC, WAV into UltraSound instrument patches! (or Ms .Wav files if you prefer it)
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
Cool Edit version 1.21 COOLV121.ZIP
(internal link)
280913 byte 1994.Jan.19.
Windows WAV editor. Allows for creation of Tones & Silence. Shareware.
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
Musicware PIANO DEMO 1.0.7 MUSICWAR.ZIP
(internal link)
1213442 byte 1995.Jul.26.
* Piano teaching software for Windows, teaches three years of piano for ages 7 and up
* Uses Proven piano teaching methods developed by professional music instructors
* Teaches sight reading, ear training, rhythm and music theory
* Tracks students individually and keeps a score file for each
* Ideal for those who have never played the piano
* Ideal for those who took lessons before and want to start again
* Ideal supplement to current piano lessons
Windows 3.1x
(ZIPped from the GUS PnP CD.)
OS/2
version 1.20 of "The Manley GUS Drivers"
(PUBLIC BETA 29)
and
UltiMOD v1.5 (PUBLIC BETA 29)
OS/2 Modplayer for the Gravis Ultrasound
ultra120.zip
(external link to ftp://cyberia.dnsalias.com)
691919 byte 1997.Aug.31.
ultra120.zip - version 1.20 of "The Manley GUS Drivers" (PUBLIC BETA 29) Robert J. Manley's Gravis Ultrasound MMPM/2 drivers for OS/2.
This driver supports Gravis UltraSound PnP (Pro) and other Interwave based cards.

UltiMOD v1.5 (PUBLIC BETA 29) OS/2 Modplayer for the Gravis Ultrasound.
UltiMOD is a freeware DART modplayer for OS/2 2.x or OS/2 Warp with MMPM/2 installed.(+ the dart dlls)
Supports 4, 6 and 8 channel MODs, 1-32 channel FT1, MTM, S3M and XM.
Linux
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) project http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Download
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (known by the acronym ALSA) is a Linux kernel component intended to replace the original Open Sound System (OSS) for providing device drivers for sound cards.
Led by Jaroslav Kysela, the project started from a Linux device driver for the Gravis Ultrasound sound card in 1998, and was developed separately from the Linux kernel until it was introduced in the 2.5 development series in 2002 (2.5.4-2.5.5).
The Linux Ultra Sound Project 2.71b
by Jaroslav Kysela (Perex)
ultra-2.71b.tgz
(external links on filewatcher.com)
483613 byte 1997.Aug.11.
This project is based on Jaroslav Kysela's new low-level driver for the Gravis UltraSound card. Driver offers some unique features (support for 8 cards, native GF1/CODEC/InterWave support, very useful mixer control, full duplex PCM, MIDI UART support, MIDI emulation with GF1/InterWave chip and many other things).


Synergy ViperMAX
/ Gravis UltraSound Extreme (UltraSound Viper)

Manuals
UltraSound Extreme User's Guide
Part No. 915-0007-00
(pdf)
EXTMAN.ZIP
(internal link)
601582 byte 1996.Dec.11.
Gravis UltraSound Extreme User's Guide.
EXTMAN.PDF
PDF-version: 1.1 (Acrobat 2.x)
(Extracted than ZIPped from the GUS Extreme driver CD.)
UltraSound Extreme User's Guide
Part No. 915-0007-01
(txt)
MANUAL.ZIP
(internal link)
41224 byte 1996.Dec.12.
Gravis UltraSound Extreme User's Guide.
ULTRAMAN.TXT
98-column DOS/Windows ASCII text file
(ZIPped from the GUS Extreme driver CD.)
DOS & Windows 3.1x
UltraSound Extreme Installation - V1.00 EXTR_DOS.ZIP
(internal link)
12242271 byte 1996.Dec.04.
(1996.Oct.10.)
These files set up the DOS and Windows 3.1/3.11 drivers for the Gravis UltraSound Extreme and Synergy ViperMAX sound cards (based on the GF1 and ESS ES1688 chips).
The included UltraSound Windows Driver version number is 5.60 (and the ESS AudioDrive Driver version number is 4.16.03)
(ZIPped from the GUS Extreme driver CD.)
Power Chords Debut for UltraSound
Version 2.0.06
HOWLING.ZIP
(internal link)
6945669 byte 1994.Nov.25.
Power Chords Debut UltraSound Version Debut-2.0.06
Power Chords Debut is a powerful song creation tool. Its unique object oriented approach to music makes songwriting quick and easy. Music objects are represented graphically so no knowledge of notation or MIDI data is required to make full use of what Power Chords Debut offers. The installer contain:
* Power Chords Debut
* Power Chords Pro Demo
* Mr. Drumstix' Music Studio Demo
* Power Patch CD Sight & Sound Extravaganza
All for Windows 3.1x
(ZIPped from the GUS Extreme CD.)
Sound Forge for Windows 3.x (16-Bit)
Version 4.0 DEMO
SF40.ZIP
(internal link)
15834037 byte 1996.Aug.16.
Powerful sound editing software from Sonic Foundry. 16-Bit demo version for Windows 3.1 and 3.11
Plus plugins (demo): batch converter; noise reduction; QSound QTools/SF; spectrum analysis; Waves Audio-Track; Waves L1.
(ZIPped from the GUS Extreme CD.)
Cakewalk Demo CAKEDEMO.ZIP
(internal link)
21388988 byte 1996.Jul.11.
For Windows 3.1x: Cakewalk Pro Audio 4.5; Cakewalk Professional 4.5; Cakewalk Home Studio 4.5
For Windows 95/98/ME: Cakewalk Pro Audio 5.0; Cakewalk Professional 5.0; Cakewalk Home Studio 5.0
You can start the setup with "catdisp.exe".
(ZIPped from the GUS Extreme CD.)
Midisoft Sound Impression Version 3.7 GR
and
Midisoft Recording Session Version 1.12 GR
MIDISOFT.ZIP
(internal link)
1951612 byte 1994.Nov.08.
Sound Impression is a deck software with wave recorder/player; MIDI player; CD player; mixing panel and wave editor for Windows 3.1x

Recording Session is a powerful sequencer offering standard MIDI sequencing features, as well as an editable musical notation display for Windows 3.1 (and laters).
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
GoldWave v3.03 Shareware
by Chris S. Craig
GWAVE303.ZIP
(external links on filewatcher.com)
464336 byte 1996.Jan.08.
A high-quality direct-to-memory digital recording utility for Windows 3.1x
Great for editing waveforms to be used in patches. Shareware.
The GoldWave v3.03 is the latest Win3.1x version of this program.
(The 2.11 Shareware version of this program was available on Gravis BBS: GLDWAV21.ZIP)
FMJ-Software 2PAT | win16 v1.1 2PAT.ZIP
(internal link)
90477 byte 1994.Jun.09.
A versatile patch convertor for the UltraSound. For Windows 3.1x
Converts AIF, AU, EFE, FSM, IFF, INS, KRZ, MOD, MTM, PAT, RAW, SDK, SDS, SDX, SMP, SND, STM, S3M, SYW, TXW, 669, ULT, UWF, VOC, WAV into UltraSound instrument patches! (or Ms .Wav files if you prefer it)
(ZIPped from the GUS Classic/MAX driver CD.)
Cool Edit version 1.21 COOLV121.ZIP
(internal link)
280913 byte 1994.Jan.19.
Windows WAV editor. Allows for creation of Tones & Silence. Shareware.
(It was available on Gravis BBS.)
Windows 95/98/ME
Gravis UltraSound Extreme Software Setup GUS_Extreme_Win9xME.zip
(internal link)ediafire link)
9269665 byte 1996.Dec.09.
These files set up the Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows Millennium Edition drivers (and UltraSound DOS environment) for the Gravis UltraSound Extreme and Synergy ViperMAX sound cards (Gravis GF1 and ESS ES1688 chips).
The "SETUP.EXE" in the root will seek "D:\WIN95\INSTALL\SETUP95.EXE" than "E:\WIN95\INSTALL\SETUP95.EXE", you should extract the zip to the root of one drive and if it isn't "D:" or "E:" just run the \WIN95\INSTALL\SETUP95.EXE
(ZIPped from the GUS Extreme CD.)
ESS AudioRack32 Version 1.03
and
ESS Audio Recorder Version 3.05 (1996.Jan.)
ESSRACK.ZIP
(internal link)
359615 byte 1996.May.16.
The AudioRack allows you to take advantage of your computer's audio capabilities with the convenience of all the controls being in one place. You can play audio CDs, wave files (in .WAV and .AUD formats), and MIDI files. With the multi-source mixer, you can blend these sources with line-in and microphone sources in anyway you choose. Then you can recored these creations as wave files and edit them with the Audio Recorder.

The Audio Recorder can record to and playback from both .WAV and .AUD formats. .WAV is the Microsoft Windows 3.1 audio file format. The .AUD format developed by ESS uses ESPCM compression to produce an audio file. The Audio Recorder provides a choice of linear PCM and low, medium and high ESPCM compression.
(ZIPped from the GUS Extreme CD.)
Sound Forge for Windows 95 and Windows NT
Version 4.0 DEMO
Sound_Forge_40_DEMO_Win95.zip
(internal link)
16934076 byte 1996.Aug.15.
Powerful sound editing software from Sonic Foundry.
Plus plugins (demo): batch converter; noise reduction; QSound QTools/SF; spectrum analysis; Waves Audio-Track; Waves L1.
(ZIPped from the GUS Extreme CD.)
Cakewalk Demo CAKEDEMO.ZIP
(internal link)
21388988 byte 1996.Jul.11.
For Windows 95/98/ME: Cakewalk Pro Audio 5.0; Cakewalk Professional 5.0; Cakewalk Home Studio 5.0
For Windows 3.1x: Cakewalk Pro Audio 4.5; Cakewalk Professional 4.5; Cakewalk Home Studio 4.5
You can start the setup with "catdisp.exe".
(ZIPped from the GUS Extreme CD.)
Midisoft Recording Session Version 1.12 GR SESSION.ZIP
(internal link)
691677 byte 1994.Okt.04.
Recording Session is a powerful sequencer offering standard MIDI sequencing features, as well as an editable musical notation display for Windows 3.1x (and laters).
(The GUS Classic/MAX driver CD contain a MidiSoft installer for Sound Impression and Recording Session (together).
Sound Impression not so good for Win95 and laters but the Recording Session is really good. I have installed them and I have ZIPped the Recording Session directory. Installation not needed. I have just tested on my WinXP.)
GoldWave v4.26 Shareware
by Chris S. Craig
gwave426.exe
(external link to www.goldwave.com)
866011 byte 2002.Mar.28.
A high-quality direct-to-memory digital recording utility for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000
Great for editing waveforms to be used in patches. Shareware.
The GoldWave v4.26 is the latest Win9x/ME/NT version of this program.
(The 2.11 Shareware version of this program was available on Gravis BBS for Win3.1x: GLDWAV21.ZIP)
Linux
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) project http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Download
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (known by the acronym ALSA) is a Linux kernel component intended to replace the original Open Sound System (OSS) for providing device drivers for sound cards.
Led by Jaroslav Kysela, the project started from a Linux device driver for the Gravis Ultrasound sound card in 1998, and was developed separately from the Linux kernel until it was introduced in the 2.5 development series in 2002 (2.5.4-2.5.5).
The Linux Ultra Sound Project 2.71b
by Jaroslav Kysela (Perex)
ultra-2.71b.tgz
(external links on filewatcher.com)
483613 byte 1997.Aug.11.
This project is based on Jaroslav Kysela's new low-level driver for the Gravis UltraSound card. Driver offers some unique features (support for 8 cards, native GF1/CODEC/InterWave support, very useful mixer control, full duplex PCM, MIDI UART support, MIDI emulation with GF1/InterWave chip and many other things).


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From Gravis BBS "FILE LISTS":

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Filename      Size     Date      Description
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GUS0001.ZIP     573217 02/11/93  GUS V1.21 Install - Disk 1 of 6
GUS0002.ZIP     680298 02/11/93  GUS V1.21 Install - Disk 2 of 6
GUS0003.ZIP     665678 02/11/93  GUS V1.21 Install - Disk 3 of 6
GUS0004.ZIP     730482 01/26/93  GUS V1.21 Install - Disk 4 of 6
GUS0005.ZIP     721326 01/26/93  GUS V1.21 Install - Disk 5 of 6
GUS0006.ZIP     719650 01/26/93  GUS V1.21 Install - Disk 6 of 6
GUS0007.ZIP      26428 01/26/93  SETUP V1.0
GUS0008.ZIP      36726 01/26/93  SBOS V1.22 <BETA>
GUS0009.ZIP     191348 01/26/93  SBOS V1.2B <BETA>
GUS0010.ZIP      65664 01/26/93  SBOS V1.20
GUS0011.ZIP      46146 01/26/93  SBOS V1.22
GUS0012.ZIP      49875 01/26/93  Windows 3.1 Drivers
                                 Includes Stereo, 44.1k, MIDI IN port
GUS0013.ZIP      11329 01/26/93  Patch to fix problems with DMA controllers on
                                 some chipsets, including SOME OPTi chipsets.
                                 Disables DMA 0-3, so Floppy drives and
                                 SBOS will not run when fix enabled.
                                   See Tech Note #7.
GUS0014.ZIP     286815 03/02/93  SBOS V1.4B2 <BETA>
GUS0015.ZIP     256461 03/09/93  SBOS V1.4B3 <BETA>
GUS0016.ZIP     111472 03/09/93  SETGUS V1.0
GUS1721.TXT      25355 03/13/93  Description of GUS V2.02 Update
GUS0017.ZIP    1410246 03/13/93  GUS V2.02 Install - Disk 1 of 5
GUS0018.ZIP    1458765 03/13/93  GUS V2.02 Install - Disk 2 of 5
GUS0019.ZIP    1458765 03/13/93  GUS V2.02 Install - Disk 3 of 5
GUS0020.ZIP    1458765 03/13/93  GUS V2.02 Install - Disk 4 of 5
GUS0021.ZIP    1206289 03/13/93  GUS V2.02 Install - Disk 5 of 5
GUS0022.ZIP     289055 03/17/93  SBOS V2.04 - Fixes XWing and
                                 multiple digitized channels
GUS0023.ZIP     302719 04/28/93  SBOS V2.0B6 <BETA>
GUS0024.ZIP     251886 05/11/93  SBOS V2.0B7 <BETA>
GUS2530.TXT       9203 05/21/93  Description of GUS V2.06L Update
GUS0025.ZIP    1367293 05/26/93  GUS V2.06L Install - Disk 1 of 6
GUS0026.ZIP    1458921 05/26/93  GUS V2.06L Install - Disk 2 of 6
GUS0027.ZIP    1458921 05/26/93  GUS V2.06L Install - Disk 3 of 6
GUS0028.ZIP    1458921 05/26/93  GUS V2.06L Install - Disk 4 of 6
GUS0029.ZIP    1458921 05/26/93  GUS V2.06L Install - Disk 5 of 6
GUS0030.ZIP    1238467 05/26/93  GUS V2.06L Install - Disk 6 of 6
GUS0031.ZIP     298921 05/20/93  SBOS V2.08
GUS0032.ZIP     291526 06/10/93  SBOS V2.0B9 <BETA> - More tolerant of
                                 Prince of Persia 2 (NO EMM386)
GUS0033.ZIP     320646 06/25/93  [GRV_UPD] ←[37mSBOS V2.0B10 - Patches FlashBa
GUS0034.ZIP     236701 07/06/93  [GRV_UPD] ←[37mUpdate V2.06 GUS Software to V
GUS206A1.ZIP   1373151 09/07/93  UltraSound V2.06a - Disk 1 of 6
                                 All the V2.06a software has been
                                 password protected. They are being
                                 placed online for the benefit of those
                                 who have bad disks and wish to download
                                 a good one. You MUST call tech support
                                 to get the password. To unzip any of
                                 these files use the following line.
                                 PKUNZIP GUS206A1.ZIP -$a -s<pword>
                                 The -$a will put the necessary volume
GUS206A2.ZIP   1457542 09/07/93  UltraSound V2.06a - Disk 2 of 6
GUS206A3.ZIP   1457542 09/07/93  UltraSound V2.06a - Disk 3 of 6
GUS206A4.ZIP   1457542 09/07/93  UltraSound V2.06a - Disk 4 of 6
GUS206A5.ZIP   1457542 09/14/93  UltraSound V2.06a - Disk 5 of 6
GUS206A6.ZIP   1418564 09/07/93  UltraSound V2.06a - Disk 6 of 6
GUS0035.ZIP     118376 11/19/93  [GRV_UPD] Updated GUS Windows Drivers (10/93)
                                 Adds linear volume, improved digital
                                 playback, patch banking and more.
UMID105.ZIP     136033 11/15/93  [GRV_UPD] AIL/UltraMID V1.05 for GUS
GUS0036.ZIP     258917 12/24/93  SBOS V3.7B2 - Revised
                                 -O1 switch operations improved
                                 Fixes for FSim5, NHL Hockey and FPS
GUS0039.ZIP     233263 02/16/94  SBOS V3.82 - Fixes unloading problem
GUS0040.ZIP     266998 02/16/94  [SBC_GUS ] Update to GUS0038 - Includes
                                 PLAYFILE, PLAYMIDI, ULTRAMID
                                 MIDIFIER and ULTRINIT
GUS0041.ZIP    2588687 02/16/94  UltraSound V3.11 Upgrade
                                 Includes updated PLAYMIDI, PLAYFILE
                                 ULTRAMID, MIDIFIER and ULTRINIT.
                                 Does not include MIDI patches.
GUS0041A.ZIP   1378996 02/16/94  UltraSound v3.11 Software Upgrade
                                 Part 1 of 2, Same as GUS0041.ZIP
                                 Does not include patches
GUS0041B.ZIP   1208105 02/16/94  UltraSound Software v3.11 Upgrade
                                 Part 2 of 2, Same as GUS0041.ZIP
                                 Does not include patches
MEGEM202.ZIP    147485 12/24/93  Mega-Em V2.02
                                 Roland MT32/SCC1 and SB DAC Emulator
                                 -X2 no longer needed with Str Fight II
PMAK110.ZIP     484177 12/23/93  Patch Maker Lite V1.10
                                 Create your own custom patches
GUS0037.ZIP     238151 01/28/94  SBOS V3.8B - now automatically
                                 loads itself high and no longer
                                 hooks keyboard interrupt
GAIL3214.ZIP     93462 02/07/94  UltraSound AIL32 Drivers
                                 Gives direct support to SimCity
                                 2000, Shadow Caster, Syndicate
                                 and Indy Car to name a few.
UMID110.ZIP     138235 04/06/94  UltraMID V1.10 - Fixes patch cacheing problem
GUS32.EXE       171874 05/19/94  Gravis UltraSound Drivers for Sierra 32bit
                                 Games. This driver with not WORK with
                                 Sierra 16 bit games.
GUS353A.ZIP    1359305 05/25/94  Gravis UltraSound Base Software
                                 V3.53 DISK 1/6. You can order the
                                 Disk Sets with Manuals for $30 US+S.H.
GUS353B.ZIP    1438774 05/25/94  Gravis UltraSound Base Software
                                 V3.53 DISK 2/6. You can order the
                                 Disk Sets with Manuals for $30 US+S.H.
GUS353C.ZIP    1448721 05/26/94  Gravis UltraSound Base Software
                                 V3.53 DISK 3/6. You can order the
                                 Disk Sets with Manuals for $30 US+S.H.
GUS353D.ZIP    1447923 05/26/94  Gravis UltraSound Base Software
                                 V3.53 DISK 4/6. You can order the
                                 Disk Sets with Manuals for $30 US+S.H.
GUS353E.ZIP    1449385 05/28/94  Gravis UltraSound Base Software
                                 V3.53 DISK 5/6. You can order the
                                 Disk Sets with Manuals for $30 US+S.H.
GUS353F.ZIP    1308810 05/28/94  Gravis UltraSound Base Software
                                 V3.53 DISK 6/6. You can order the
                                 Disk Sets with Manuals for $30 US+S.H.
UMID111.ZIP     138253 05/20/94  UltraMID V1.11 - AIL Digital & MIDI for GUS
GUS0042.ZIP     240655 05/27/94  Windows driver. Fixes a few minor problems
                                 with the UltraSound and UltraSound Max Card.
                                 Includes windows Mixer and Patch manager
                                 This update works on V3.X Software ONLY.
MEGEM203.ZIP    118834 08/16/94  MegaEm v2.03. Ship with GUS software V3.5X
GUS0043.ZIP    1072890 09/16/94  Updates UltraSound V3.53 software to V3.56.
                                 Inludes updates Patches and files.
                                 Please read GUS356.TXT before downloading.
                                 This SHOULD also update V3.0 & V3.1x Software
GUS356.TXT        4671 09/16/94  Information on Version 3.56 Software.
                                 Please read this file before downloading
                                 the 3.56 software.
GUS356A.ZIP    1353958 09/15/94  UltraSound V3.56 Base Software 1/6
GUS356B.ZIP    1438932 09/15/94  UltraSound V3.56 Base Software 2/6
GUS356C.ZIP    1361487 09/15/94  UltraSound V3.56 Base Software 3/6
GUS356D.ZIP    1361431 09/15/94  UltraSound V3.56 Base Software 4/6
GUS356E.ZIP    1380426 09/15/94  UltraSound V3.56 Base Software 5/6
GUS356F.ZIP    1235786 09/15/94  UltraSound V3.56 Base Software 6/6
OS2_031A.ZIP     88647 03/10/95  UltraSound Beta OS/2 MMPM Drivers
USAIL310.ZIP     37407 12/17/94  UltraSound AIL V3.10
MEGA303B.ZIP    186537 03/17/95  Mega-Em V3.03B [Beta]
                                 Works with protected mode games,
                                 Improved SB digital for MAX
                                 Easier setup and operation


full Gravis BBS file lists on 1994.Nov.29.
full Gravis BBS file lists on 1995.Oct.12.


Recommended pages for older driver versions and patches:
Metropoli files (www.mpoli.ft)
The One Of Greatness And Magnificence's Web Site (toogam.com)
www.gravisultrasound.com



For the GUS Extreme drivers and manuals special thanks to Mimu!


Updates on this page:
 2010 May 06 — Gravis UltraSound Extreme / Synergy ViperMAX section
 2010 May 18 — Add this "Updates" section
 2010 May 19 — The link to "The Manley GUS Drivers" version 1.20 PUBLIC BETA 15 replaced to the 1.20 PUBLIC BETA 29 (I think this is the latest)
 2010 Sep 08 — Mega-Em versions that included in DOS installers.
 2011 Aug 21 — I'm moving big files to my Mediafire account (I have run out the website storage space)
 2012 Feb 17 — Moving to a new site and the big files are internal links again

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The original software_update.html "Sound Cards" section from www.gravis.com in 1999:

Sound Cards

GUS, Classic and Max GF195V11.ZIP 720Kb 1/27/95
  These files set up the Windows 95 drivers for the Gravis UltraSound family of sound cards based on the GF1 chip: UltraSound Classic, UltraSound MAX and UltraSound ACE. The new UltraSound products based on the AMD InterWave chip, ie the UltraSound Plug & Play and UltraSound Plug & Play Pro, come with Windows 95 drivers that are specific to them.
UltraSound PnP v2.2 PNPV22A.ZIP 1091Kb 9/12/97
UltraSound Plug & Play Driver / Software Installation
Version 2.2 software
PNPV22B.ZIP 1342Kb 9/12/97
UltraSound Plug & Play Driver / Software Installation
Version 2.2 software
UltraSound PnP
Beta WinNT Drivers
PNPNTB2.ZIP 231Kb 7/11/97
  UltraSound Plug & Play Windows NT Driver / Software Installation Instructions
Public Beta 2
Classic/MAX/ACE
Beta Win95 Drivers
GF195B12.ZIP 722Kb 5/16/97
  BETA Win95 drivers for Classic/MAX/ACE v1.2 with DirectSound support for the UltraSound MAX
Windecks Version 1.12 WD32V112.ZIP 717Kb 12/20/96
  Windecks Version 1.12 (32-bit) - Gravis' Stereo Component Rack for Windows 95
Adds MOD support and works with PnP Version 2.0 drivers.

 

Checkout our FTP index for information on the rest of our files.


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