Native Instruments – Massive 1.5.9 (STANDALONE, AU, VST, VST3) [OSX]

By | February 27, 2022


Release year: 2021
Version: 1.5.9 (R78)
Developer: Native Instruments
Developer site:
Platform: Intel/Apple Silicon (via Rosetta 2)
Interface language: English
Tablet: Program cured (File replacement)
System requirements: macOS 10.15, 11 or 12
Intel Core i5 or equivalent AMD processor, 4 GB RAM (6 GB recommended) or Apple M1 (via Rosetta 2)

Description: Massive is already quite an old and well-known synthesizer that uses table-wave and additive types of synthesis. Distinctive features are performer-envelopes, a flexible control system for oscillator waveforms and an incredible number of presets on the Internet.

Add. Information:

Tested on Ableton 10.1.18 and 11.0.11 under macOS 10.15.7.
If the standard library of presets is not loaded, you need to go to “File/Options…/Browser”, select the path line and click “Rebuild DB”.

ADDED VST3 plug-in target
ADDED Rosetta 2 Apple Silicon support
ADDED Display plugin target in about screen (AU/AAX/VST/VST3)
FIXED High CPU usage and potential crash when starting MASSIVE offline
FIXED Duplicating tracks with program lists active would overwrite parameter values ​​with those from the last selected program
FIXED Glide Traversal Modes (Equal/Rate) do not get changed while browsing presets
FIXED The menu would not work properly when opened in multiple plugin instances
FIXED The preset browser could sometimes become slow and unresponsive when navigating long preset lists

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