directlink not working in garageband

just got an oxygen 49, and installed directlink. when i open garageband, none of the buttons are assigned as mentioned. i'm running yosemite 10.10.2 on a new macbook pro. just wondering if there's anything i can do to make this work?

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  • Hello,

    Thanks for posting!

    Do you have a MKIII or MKIV Oxygen? Here are links for reference, with DirectLink installer links:



    On the MKIII, you need to have the Oxygen on Preset 10 to use DirectLink. On the MKIV, make sure the AUTO button is pressed, LED lit.

    You can also check that the DirectLink files were installed properly.

    1) Go to your Applications folder and find the GarageBand icon
    2) Right click the icon and select "Show Package Contents"
    3) Navigate to Content>MIDI Device Plug-Ins
    4) In this folder should be an "Oxygen.bundle" file. If not, this means either the wrong installer was run or something on your system is not allowing the installation (perhaps permissions related).
    5) In this case, you can manually copy/paste the bundle file into this folder. Download just the Oxygen.bundle file from here:


    Hope this helps!
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  • Hi!

    I'm having the same issue and I noticed I don't have the oxygen.bundle file in the GarageBand package contents. I tried to download the file you provide above but the link directs to a dead Dropbox page saying they couldn't find what I was looking for. Can you please make the file available another way?

    Thanks a lot!
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