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Apple macOS X 10.15 Compatibility Statement

Apple released macOS X 10.15 “Catalina” on October 7, 2019. PreSonus has since released updates to add compatibility for current hardware/software. 

  • Universal Control 3.1.1 released on October 23, supports Catalina and can be downloaded here. Releases of Universal Control starting with version 3.1.1 now includes new firmware for StudioLive 1602 USB that supports changes to USB audio in Catalina.
  • StudioLive Series III firmware 2.1.1 with Catalina support was released with Universal Control 3.1.2 on November 19th. This update is available in your registered https://my.presonus.com account firmware downloads section. 
  • Klanghelm SDRR2Tube now works using version 2.1.0 released Nov 14, 2019.
  • Arturia Analog Lite now works using version 4.1.0.3413 which can be installed from Arturia Software Center. 

In addition, please be advised: 

  • Studio One version 4.5.4 is required to run Studio One under 10.15. 
    • Check your third-party plug-in developers’ websites for updates, as many of them may not install or run correctly under 10.15, and will need updates themselves to work correctly. 
    • Some of the Studio Magic Plug-ins will not run under 10.15. 
      • Izotope Neutron Elements will not install under 10.15. This issue has been reported to Izotope, contact Izotope Support to find out when they intend to support 10.15 with this program. [Updated: 12-4-2019]  
      • StudioLinked Trophies does not work with 10.15. The issue has been reported to StudioLInked, contact StudioLinked Support to find out when they intend to have 10.15 support ready. [Updated: 12-4-2019] 
  • Notion 6.5.470 is required to run under 10.15
    • Check your third-party plug-in developers’ websites for updates, as many of them may not install or run correctly under 10.15, and will need updates themselves to work correctly.
  • Universal Control 3.1 and older versions are not supported and will not open sample rate settings correctly on macOS X 10.15 Catalina. 
  • Universal Control 1.7.6 - [Updated: 12-4-2019] - for FireWire products still work on Mac OS X 10.8.5—macOS 10.14 Mojave (Windows 7, 8.1, and 10, as well as). However, it will not be available on macOS 10.15 Catalina or future macOS versions.  Users of these products are advised not to update their systems beyond macOS 10.14 Mojave:
    • StudioLive 1642
    • StudioLive 2442
    • StudioLive 1602 Classic
    • FireStudio Project
    • FireStudio Mobile
    • FireStudio Tube
    • FireStudio Lightpipe

We will provide an update if anything changes regarding use with our products with 10.15 and what updates are necessary to ensure proper compatibility. 

Thank you!

PreSonus Team

 

Please also see the following article: 

https://support.presonus.com/hc/en-us/articles/360033107871-Studio-One-4-on-Mojave-and-Catalina-Notarization-Hardened-Runtime-and-how-it-affects-3rd-party-plug-ins

 

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