Strike Pro Editor doesn't work for MAC OS Catalina

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I just bought Alesis Strike Pro SE edition and I'm not able to manipulate properly the edition of sounds and kits without the corresponding software editor and doing it on the module itself is either very limited (for instance, not possible to copy a preset as user kit for easy edition, navigation on multiple screens, not possibility to check velocity sounds, etc) counterproductive.

May you please provide the editor for MAC OS Catalina version?
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Lionel Okfp

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Chaser

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Community Home page..right column..there is a warning that's been posted for macOS 10.15 Catalina.

There are dozens upon dozens of developers who have the same issue.

You'll see a majority have a "Do not upgrade to macOS 10.15 Catalina until officially supported" warning.
Apple is requiring apps/drivers etc that are distributed outside of the ‌Mac App Store‌ to be notarized by Apple to run on ‌macOS Catalina‌ and macOS 10.15 Catalina no longer supports 32-bit software.
That means if you have a DAW, plug-in, virtual instrument or other apps that are only 32-bit, they will not work.

The STRIKE EDITOR is 32 bit..........
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Lionel Okfp

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I'm aware of that. However, is not because I've updated to macOS Catalina, because that is only applicable to people who already had a mac before the update. In my case, that's not my situation as I just bought a mac with Catalina already installed.
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Doesn't matter...update..or pre-installed...macOS Catalina doesn't support 32bit..
There isn't, nor has there ever been a 64 bit STRIKE Editor...Win or Mac.
If you wan't to be able to do everything you listed in your first post you may as well try to find another machine for the time being until Alesis develops a 64 bit version
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It doesn't make since for me to have bought the Strike Special Edition kit and now I can't manipulate it with the Strike Editor software! Catalina has been out for a while now. Please fix this!! Thanks!!
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One workaround is running windows on your mac through parallels or a virtual software that works until.
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Lionel Okfp

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Really? Who is gonna pay the Windows license? On the other hands, if I run on Mac, why I would be interested to install Windows? That’s no an option to me. Alesis shall provide the editor running on Mac with latest version of OS. Even when I can modify Kits, the problem is how to load my own sounds and build the instrument file require to build the Kits. So, very frustrating having invested +3,500$ CAD and find that I cannot even load my own samples or articulate properly the layers of sounds on kits.
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Well.... how to say, I’m running the Strike Pro Spetial Edition with improved hihat and pads. I’ve changed all the default values of the triggers. I’ve also had to layered sounds to get better response. In general doesn’t work as my old Roland TD9v2KVX with VH-11, so still trying to get there but, I find my self limited due to the editor, because some of my issues might be a eventually fixed with more hihat dynamic. Are you also on SE edition?
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Yes also on the SE, and am using the kit for live worship, we can't seem to get a great kit for live mix, so trying the vh10 hats this coming sunday, thought maybe getting SD3 might fix some issues, but feel hard pressed to put more money in, if issues aren't fixed soon might get one of the new Rolands, or drumtech
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Great. Please let me know how well the VH-10 works on it. I might follow the same path as you. Otherwise, I will replace the module by the TD30, but not sure if it would work at all.
On the other hands, have you also experienced the module getting frozen at certain point when playing with user kits? It happened to me at least 4 times already. Interface doesn't response at all, but still playing sounds when hitting the pads. Very annoying and disappointing.
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Omar Rowe

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Definitely, will Keep you posted here No freezing, tru a reset of the module ?
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Lionel Okfp

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I've just updated a song cover with the edrum here: https://youtu.be/uFTfE5NA2zo just for fun as I was able to fix the hi-hat issue