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M-Audio has been actively testing all applicable hardware and software products with each beta release of macOS 12 Monterey. We understand how important it is for all our users to know exactly what works before they make the jump on any new updates.


We encourage all our users to remain on their current OS until all necessary hardware and software products have been qualified for use with the macOS Monterey operating system. 


Please refer to this article for all M-Audio hardware and software compatibility with macOS 12 Monterey. This page will be updated regularly to reflect any changes to product compatibility as testing is completed.

 

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macOS 12 Monterey Hardware Support

All compatibility testing for macOS Monterey is performed on Intel and base-level M1 processors. M1 Pro and M1 Max processors are still in testing and should be considered not supported until further notice. Hardware support confirms testing passed for USB connection, as well as audio and/or MIDI communication.


Any product not listed below is not considered to be supported with macOS 12 Monterey systems or M1 Processors at this time.


Audio and MIDI Interfaces

ProductIntel ProcessorM1 Processor
AIR 192|4 (including Vocal Studio Pro)SupportedSupported
AIR 192|6SupportedSupported
AIR 192|8SupportedSupported
AIR 192|14SupportedSupported
AIR HubSupportedSupported
Micro DAC IISupportedSupported
MIDISport UnoSupportedSupported
M-Track IISupportedSupported
M-Track Plus IISupportedSupported
M-Track 2x2SupportedSupported
M-Track 2x2MSupportedSupported
M-Track 8x4MSupportedSupported
M-Track DuoSupportedSupported
M-Track EightSupportedSupported
M-Track SoloSupportedSupported
Uber MicSupportedSupported

*Firmware Updater software, Editors, and other utility software are not currently supported. 

 

MIDI Controllers and Keyboards

ProductIntel ProcessorM1 Processor
Axiom AIR mini 32SupportedSupported
CTRL49**SupportedSupported
Code 25 (White/Black)SupportedSupported
Code 49 (White/Black) SupportedSupported
Code 61 (White/Black) SupportedSupported
Hammer 88SupportedSupported
Hammer 88 ProSupportedSupported
Keystation 49es IISupportedSupported
Keystation 49 MK3SupportedSupported
Keystation 61 MK3SupportedSupported
Keystation 88 MK3SupportedSupported
Keystation mini 32SupportedSupported
Keystation mini 32 MK3SupportedSupported
Oxygen 25 MKIVSupportedSupported
Oxygen 49 MKIVSupportedSupported
Oxygen 61 MKIVSupportedSupported
Oxygen 25 MKV*SupportedSupported
Oxygen 49 MKV*SupportedSupported
Oxygen 61 MKV*SupportedSupported
Oxygen Pro 25SupportedSupported
Oxygen Pro 49SupportedSupported
Oxygen Pro 61SupportedSupported
Oxygen Pro MiniSupportedSupported
Oxygen 88SupportedSupported
Oxygen Mini 32 ProSupportedSupported
Trigger Finger Pro**SupportedSupported

*Firmware Updater software, Editors, and other utility software are not currently supported. 

** Arsenal and VIP software not included in hardware support testing

 

 

macOS 12 Monterey Software Support

Software Editors

M-Audio recommends installing any available software preset editors for your products in order to edit functionality that may be available directly on the product itself. Please refer to the table below for the latest versions of each software preset editor supported for use on macOS 12 Monterey. 

If you do not see your product's software editor listed below, it is not yet considered supported with macOS 12 Monterey and M1 Processors. 


ProductIntel ProcessorM1 Processor
Code 25 Preset Editorv1.0.9v1.0.9
Code 49 Preset Editorv1.0.9v1.0.9
Code 61 Preset Editorv1.0.9v1.0.9
Oxygen Pro Preset editorv1.0.5v1.0.5
Oxygen MKV Preset Editorv1.0.1v1.0.1

* Available in the Alesis MIDI Software Installer found in user accounts after product registration

 

Firmware Updaters

The following firmware update software is confirmed compatible with macOS 12 Monterey. Firmware updates are only necessary for single-use updates to your product. Please refer to any release notes and update instructions included in the download prior to installing the software and updating your device firmware. 

If you do not see your product's firmware updater listed below, the updater software is not yet considered supported with macOS 12 Monterey and M1 Processors. 


ProductIntel ProcessorM1 Processor
Code Firmware UpdaterIn TestingIn Testing
Hammer 88 Pro Firmware Updatev2.1.1v2.1.1
Oxygen Pro 49 Firmware Updaterv2.1.1v2.1.1

 

Software Partners

Many of our products are dependent on software for all functionality and control while the device is connected to a computer. Our products may be considered "supported" for an operating system, but will not be functional until software support is also available. It is crucial that you confirm software compatibility before choosing to update your system.

Please check with the developers for your preferred software titles for the latest in macOS 12 Monterey compatibility before choosing to update. We've listed a few key titles below for your convenience. Browser-based tutorial software such as Melodics, Skoove, and TakeLessons are not affected.

 


How do I prevent my system from updating automatically?

Please be sure to check that your operating system is not enabled to update itself automatically. While this can be a useful feature for some, anyone that relies on the stability of their software and hardware tools should prefer control over which base operating system is installed on their system. Automatic updates will not account for software compatibility before updating which could lead to problems with stability and other functionality if your gear is not ready for the changes in the operating system.


To avoid any delays or downtime, it's best to be deliberate with the decision to update and use the opportunity to check that all your software and hardware tools will be compatible before making the jump. To turn off automatic updates for macOS, please do the following:


1) Navigate to System Preferences > Software Update
2) Uncheck the box next to Automatically keep my Mac up to date

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