Native Instruments Kontakt 7 v7.9.0 macOS

Native Instruments Kontakt 7 v7.9.0 macOS

For 20 years, KONTAKT has been the backbone of countless film scores and pop hits, as well as thousands of incredible instruments from NI and your favorite NKS developers alike. Now, with a new HiDPI browsing experience, an overhauled Factory Library, new creative effects, and under-the-hood audio improvements, the next evolution is nearly here.
A new chapter for the world’s favorite sampler

KONTAKT continues to power the biggest selection of sampled instruments available.
Search, filter, and preview sounds from across your collection via a new HiDPI browser.
A revamped HiDPI Factory Library features new instruments from Orchestral Tools, rare analog synths, and much more.
Build your own instruments with powerful editing and building tools, plus the Creator Tools companion app.


7.9.0 (2024-03-27)

Sonoma compatibility, bugfixes

ADDED macOS Sonoma compatibility

FIXED On macOS 14, crash when switching Hypha presets whilst Kontakt is hosted in Logic Pro

FIXED Crash when opening a Multi saved with Kontakt standalone whilst Kontakt is hosted in a DAW

FIXED Visual flickers and crash when multiple Kontakt instances are hosted in Cubase 13 on Windows

FIXED Width of Rack View side pane was recalled incorrectly after closing and reopening Kontakt instances

FIXED Wave Editor slices are correctly recalculated when switching between Auto and Fixed grid settings

FIXED KSP: Crash when UI ID of parent ui_panel is higher than the child ui_panel

FIXED API: Console output to VS Code now works

FIXED On macOS 14, main menu drop downs had no hover mode

FIXED On macOS 14, filename path visible during drag and drop

IMPROVED Drag & Drop from Files panel now works between different Kontakt instances

KNOWN ISSUE On macOS, CoreAudio device needs to be reselected when updating from older Kontakt versions to 7.9.0. but this is only needed once

KNOWN ISSUE In Pro Tools, Kontakt window is cropped when zooming larger than available display size

KNOWN ISSUE In Single View, instrument loses focus when clicking level meter or blank space of the instrument header

KNOWN ISSUE Crashes when loading content in Logic Pro in combination with the KKS MK3 keyboards, very rare if the KKS MK3 is not connected

KNOWN ISSUE Crash on launching Kontakt standalone if Canon EOS webcam utility software is installed

Kontakt 7 System Requirements:

Intel Macs (i5 or higher): macOS 12, 13 or 14 (latest update)

Apple Silicon Macs (via Rosetta 2 & natively on ARM in Standalone or in hosts that support it): macOS 12, 13 or 14 (latest update)

Windows 10 or 11 (latest Service Pack), Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU

Graphics hardware support for Direct 3D 11.1 (Feature Level 11_0) or higher

4 GB RAM (6 GB recommended for large KONTAKT Instruments)

macOS (64-bit only): Stand-alone, VST3, AU, AAX

Windows (64-bit only): Stand-alone, VST3, AAX

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