Applicable Models

This information is for the following models:
  • UDA-1
  • SRS-X9 / SRS-X88 / SRS-X99 / SRS-HG1 / SRS-ZR7
  • MAP-S1
  • CMT-SX7 / CMT-SX7B
  • CAS-1
  • RSX-GS9
  • TA-ZH1ES

About this download

  • Name: Hi-Res Audio Player v1.2.5
  • Release date:12-10-2016
  • Do I need to download it?You'll need to install Hi-Res Audio Player to be able to enjoy the playback of high-quality sound files such as DSD files.
    Benefits of the software
    • Play high-res sound source with a simple operation
    • Playlist function
    • Play a set of high-quality sound and more

System Requirements

Operating Systems

Hi-Res Audio Player is compatible with most commonly used versions of Microsoft Windows:
  • Windows Vista (Service Pack 2 or later)
  • Windows 7 (Service Pack 1 or later)
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Windows 8 or 8.1
  • Windows 10

Note: We do not guarantee operation for all computers even if they meet the above system requirements.

The following systems are not supported:

  • Personally constructed computers or operating systems
  • Upgraded operating systems
  • Multi-boot environments
  • Multi-monitor environments

Computer hardware

Hi-Res Audio Player iscompatible with the following hardware:
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Processor 1.6GHz or higher
  • Memory:1GB or higher
  • Screen resolution: 1,024 x 768 pixels or higher


How to download the Hi-Res Audio Player:
  1. Make sure that you are logged on as a user with administrative rights. If you are Windows 7 or Windows Vista user a message, "Windows needs your permission to continue" message appears in the User Account Control dialog box. Click [Continue] to proceed, and follow the steps
  2. At the bottom of the page, read the disclaimer and agree to the terms and conditions by clicking on the checkbox. Then, click Download
  3. The download of the Hi-ResAudioPlayer_1.2.5.exe] (6.250 KB) file will start
  4. Save the file to the desktop of your computer.
    Note:If you are using Windows 8 or 8.1 the update file may be saved automatically in the Downloads folder. Click the Desktop tile from the Start screen and find the download file in the Downloads folder by using Explorer


Once the file has downloaded successfully, you're ready to install Hi-Res Audio Player.

  1. Quit all software running on your PC
  2. Double-click the installer file "Hi-ResAudioPlayer_1.2.5.exe" saved in your computer. The installer file will now be extracted
  3. When the User Account Control screen is shown, click [Yes] or [Continue]
  4. Select the language for installation screen is shown. If there is no problem in English, please simply click [OK]
  5. Click [Next] to start installation wizard

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  6. License Agreement screen is shown. After you confirm the text of the agreement, click [I accept the terms in the license agreement] when you accept the agreement. Then, click [Next]

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  7. Ready to Install the Program screen is shown. Click [Install] to start installation

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  8. The software will now start installing. Wait for a while until installation will finish - you can monitor the progress in the window shown

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  9. Once the installations is complete. Click [Finish] to exit installer

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After the update

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