Roland DT1 V-Drum Tutor Software for Mac or PC

Software for Roland V-Drum kits


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Any Roland V-Drum kit owner will benefit from the DT-1 V-Drums software - an interactive tutorial package like no other! Learn the drums in a fun, intuitive and interactive way; step by step, playing and learning at the same time!

Here's what Roland say about the DT-1 V-Drums Software

Get on the Fast Track to Drumming

Get ready to learn, get ready to play, get ready to rock! Connect your Roland V-Drums* to your computer (Mac/Windows) and prepare for a learning experience like no other. Enjoy practice in a fun format when you play along with the onboard patterns and songs using the colourful graphical interface. Learn drumming step-by-step from beginning to intermediate levels. Improve your sight-reading with the Notation Screen, and enjoy drumming with Game screen. Enhance the V-Drums experience in the home as well as for private lessons and music schools.

Main Features

  • 60 preset songs and 57 basic drum patterns to build drumming skills
  • Notation and game screens teach you how to play drums
  • Colourful correction mark and scores display timing accuracy
  • Dynamic Bar Graph displays stroke balance
  • Easy installation of your favourite SMF data for custom practice
  • Compatible with Mac and Windows

* Specifically designed for V-Drums; compatible with any Roland V-Drums kit.



  • Drum Notation Screen, Game Screen

Preset Pattern

  • Preset Song: 60
  • Exercise pattern: 57


  • Quarter note = 20 to 250

Notes that can be shown in the Notation Area

  • Values: longer than 16th note triplets
  • Velocity: 20 or greater
  • Note number: corresponds to the pads of the V-Drums series
  • MIDI channel: 10

Playable Song Files

  • Format: Standard MIDI Files (Format 0/1)
  • Number of Measures: 999 or less
  • Number of Events: 99,999 or less
  • Resolution: 24 ticks per quarter note or more

Package Contents

  • DT-1 V-Drum Tutor CD-ROM
  • Quick Start Guide

System Requirements (Windows)

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Professional (Service Pack 3 or later); Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit) (Service Pack 2 or later); Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit) (Service Pack 1 or later)

* The V-Drums Tutor DT-1 is a 32-bit application only, but it can run on 64-bit versions of Windows 7. * This product does not support Windows XP Media Centre Edition/Professional x64 Edition, Windows Vista (64-bit).* This software cannot be used in a virtual Windows environment, such as Windows XP Mode (Virtual Windows XP) or Virtual PC.

  • CPU/Clock: Intel Core2 Duo processor/2 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or more
  • Hard Disk: 300 MB or more of free space
  • Display/Colours: 1,024 x 768 dots or higher/24 bit Full Colour or more

System Requirements (Mac OS)

  • Operating System: Mac OS X v10.5.8 or later, v10.6.8 or later, v10.7.2 or later
  • CPU/Clock: Intel Core2 Duo processor/2 GHz or higher * This software does not support Power PC Mac.
  • RAM: 2 GB or more
  • Hard Disk: 300 MB or more of free space
  • Display/Colours: 1,024 x 768 dots or higher/16.7 million colours or more

* A Roland V-Drums series drum set is required in order to use this software.

* V-Drums module with a USB COMPUTER port: USB 2.0 cable is required.

* Use a computer with a USB port that supports USB 2.0 Hi-Speed.

* If your V-Drums module does not have USB audio functionality, an audio cable is required. If using your COMPUTER does not have an audio output: Audio interface or Sound Card is required.

-V-Drums module without a USB COMPUTER port: A MIDI Interface and an audio cable are required.

* If using your COMPUTER does not have an audio output: Audio interface or Sound Card is required.

* A DVD-ROM or CD-ROM Drive is required in order to install this software.

* Apple Mac computers running Microsoft Windows are not supported.

* Although Roland has tested numerous configurations, and has determined that on average, a computer system similar to that described above will permit normal operation of the V-Drums Tutor DT-1 Applications, Roland cannot guarantee that a given computer can be used satisfactorily with the V-Drums Tutor DT-1 Applications based solely on the fact that it meets the above requirements. This is because there are too many other variables that may influence the processing environment, including differences in motherboard design and the particular combination of other devices involved.

All specifications and appearances are subject to change.


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