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ELEKTROID(1) General Commands Manual ELEKTROID(1)


elektroid - sample transfer application for Elektron devices


elektroid [options]


Elektroid is a GNU/Linux sample transfer application for Elektron devices. See man elektroid-cli for the CLI application.

With Elektroid you can easily upload aiff, flac, ogg and wav audio files into your Elektron sampler. Besides, you can download audio samples from your device to your computer. It can also be used to send and receive MIDI SysEx files.

Elektroid has been reported to work with Model:Samples, Digitakt and Analog Rytm mk1 and mk2.


Open the provided local directory
Show verbose output. Use it more than once for more verbosity.


elektroid was written by David García Goñi <>.

This manual page was written by Dennis Braun <> for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

Feb 2020