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FaderPort - Cubase/Nuendo Native Mode setup for Mac OSX (32bit ONLY)

How do I set up my FaderPort in Cubase/Nuendo in Native Mode on Mac OSX?

Native Mode support for the FaderPort requires manual installation/placement of a FaderPort.bundle file specifically for your DAW. The following article describes how to download and place the necessary .bundle file, and then how to set up the Faderport in your software.

NOTE:  Cubase/Nuendo 64 bit on Mac OSX requires setting up the Faderport as a HUI device. See here.

Cubase/Nuendo 32 bit

1. Download the

2. Unzip the file and copy the FaderPort.bundle file

3. Next, find the Cubase or Nuendo App in your Applications folder. Right+click or Ctrl+click on the Cubase/Nuendo application, and click Show Package Contents


3. In Contents, you should see a Components folder. Open it and paste the FaderPort.bundle file there


4. A Presonus Faderport option should now be available in the Device Setup list the next time you launch Cubase/Nuendo. Proceed with setting up your Faderport as described below


Setting Up the FaderPort in Cubase/Nuendo

1. In Cubase/Nuendo, go to Devics > Device Setup


2. Click the + symbol to Add Device, and choose the Presonus Faderport. If you don't see the option for Presonus Faderport, see the note at the beginning of this article


3. There should now be a listing under Remote Devices for the Presonus Faderport. Make sure the MIDI Input and Output ports are set to Faderport


4. Additionally, since the Faderport is a control surface and not a MIDI instrument or controller/keyboard, make sure you un-check the Faderport from In All MIDI under the MIDI Port Setup section



Your Faderport should now be ready to use!

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