NOTICE: Mac OS 10.15 may be incompatible with many 3rd party audio plugins, drivers

Adobe Employee ,
Oct 04, 2019 Oct 04, 2019

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Please note that changes to Mac OS Notarization, an installer and application security signing procedure, may cause older audio plug-ins or hardware drivers to be incompatible or fail to install with Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina).  This includes VST and Audio Unit plug-ins, or audio interfaces with custom driver software, whose installers have not been updated to implement the stricter requirements.  Plug-ins already installed during a Mac OS update may be okay.


If you rely upon 3rd party audio plug-ins, please make sure the manufacturers have indicated compatibility with Mac OS 10.15.  If not, consider installing any available updates prior to upgrading Mac OS, or postponing updating until those plug-ins are updated.


Sweetwater is maintaining a list of compatible hardware and plug-ins which you may want to review before updating.







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