Official update status - Kontakt (current version: 7.10.5)

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edited June 10 in Kontakt

This thread provides information about upcoming patches for Kontakt. It will be updated whenever new information becomes available.

The currently available software version is 7.10.5. Please make sure that your installation is up to date.

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7.10.5 - 2024-06-03

FIXED Intermittent long content loading times when Kontakt is hosted as a plug-in (primarily in Logic Pro)

FIXED Intermittent audio overload when using the EP Preamp EQs

KNOWN ISSUE Intermittent crashes when Kontakt 7 is used with the following combination: Logic Pro, macOS 14, Kontrol S MK3. The issue no longer occurs in Logic Pro 11

KNOWN ISSUE Intermittent visual glitches and computer shutdown when using Kontakt on Apple M2/M3 computers in clamshell mode, or when Kontakt is hosted in GarageBand

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

KNOWN ISSUE Please note that if you have updated to Kontakt 7.10 from a version before 7.9, you may need to reselect your audio device on first launch (macOS only)

7.10.4 - 2024-05-21

FIXED DAW project files containing Kontakt with missing sample references no longer increase following each resave

FIXED In Edit View, the UI of the Freak effect was incorrectly initialized

KNOWN ISSUE Intermittently long loading times and visual stalls when loading certain libraries in Logic Pro

KNOWN ISSUE Intermittent crashes when Kontakt 7 is used with the following combination: Logic Pro, macOS 14, Kontrol S MK3. The issue no longer occurs in Logic Pro 11

KNOWN ISSUE Intermittent visual glitches and computer shutdown when using Kontakt on Apple M2/M3 computers in clamshell mode, or when Kontakt is hosted in GarageBand

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

KNOWN ISSUE Please note that if you have updated to Kontakt 7.10 from a version before 7.9, you may need to reselect your audio device on first launch (macOS only)

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7.10.2 - 2024-05-07

FIXED Crash when loading instruments in Logic Pro on macOS Sonoma

FIXED Crash when clicking NI logo in Logic Pro on macOS Sonoma

FIXED Intermittent crashes when loading Orchestral Tools libraries inside of Komplete Kontrol or Maschine

FIXED Kontakt standalone crashes when Canon EOS camera software is installed

FIXED Character "a" is ignored by Text Fields when Edit View is shown

KNOWN ISSUE Intermittently long loading times and visual stalls when loading certain libraries in Logic Pro

KNOWN ISSUE Intermittent visual glitches and computer shutdown when using Kontakt on Apple M2/M3 computers in clamshell mode, or when Kontakt is hosted in GarageBand

KNOWN ISSUE Intermittent crashes when Kontakt 7 is used with the following combination: Logic Pro, macOS 14, Kontrol S MK3. Apple are working on a fix for this communication layer crash

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

KNOWN ISSUE Please note that if you have updated to Kontakt 7.10 from a version before 7.9, you may need to reselect your audio device on first launch (macOS only)

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7.10.1 - 2024-04-19

ADDED Electric Grand EQ and tremolo modes to EP Preamps effect

IMPROVED Notification when an Instrument’s license is invalid

IMPROVED Instruments no longer deselect when clicking level meter or blank space in the instrument header when in Single View

FIXED Crash when rapidly switching presets during playback in Logic Pro

FIXED Crash when replacing Daft filter with any other filter with more than 8 voices playing simultaneously

FIXED Step Modulator no longer loses all displayed steps after adjusting parameters

ADDED KSP Engine parameters for Flex Envelope modulator (number of stages, loop start, loop end, per-stage time, level, slope)

ADDED KSP Built-in variables for system date and time

IMPROVED KSP Waveforms in 3D mode of ui_wavetable widget now correctly display wavetable shaper adjustments

IMPROVED KSP Effect edit panels in Instrument Edit mode now correctly update their UI upon certain engine parameter changes

KNOWN ISSUE Intermittent crashes when Kontakt 7 is used with the following combination: Logic Pro, macOS 14, Kontrol S MK3. Apple are working on a fix for this communication layer crash

KNOWN ISSUE Text fields in Rack View do not receive certain keystrokes whilst the Edit View is shown. This issue was introduced in Kontakt 7.9.0, and will be addressed in a future update

KNOWN ISSUE Please note that if you have updated to Kontakt 7.10 from a version before 7.9, you may need to reselect your audio device on first launch (macOS only)

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

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

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7.9.0 - 2024-03-27

Sonoma compatibility, bugfixes

ADDED macOS Sonoma compatibility

CHANGED Minimum supported macOS version is now 12.0

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

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7.8.1 - 2024-02-20

Bug fix

ADDED See additional entries in “New Instruments for you” panel via scroll buttons

IMPROVED Libraries installed on disconnected external drives are not shown in “New Instruments for you” panel

FIXED Crash when switching presets or loading samples via Internal Browsers of Kontakt Libraries (mostly reported with FL Studio)

FIXED Crash when loading Multi Instruments (especially from World Percussion 2)

FIXED Intermittent crashes on batch resaving certain Kontakt Libraries

FIXED Performance issues related to Kontakt's Hardware Connection Service detection on Mac, even if not installed or Kontrol S Series MK3 not connected

FIXED Intermittent crash when Kontakt is hosted as VST plug-in

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7.8.0 - 2024-01-29

New effects, new KSP callback, Replika delay fixes

ADDED New effects: EP Preamps, Fuzz, Big Fuzz, Stereo Tune

ADDED Option for double click Preset loading behavior ("Loading → Files, Libraries, Quick-Load: Double-clicking a file replaces currently selected instrument slot")

IMPROVED Loading speed when switching between snapshots of an actively loaded Instrument, when initiated from Library Browser

IMPROVED Increased the font size in Instrument Navigator

IMPROVED Instrument focus indicator (orange strip on the left of instrument header) is now only visible in Rack View

IMPROVED Use the resizer from Library Browser all across Kontakt

IMPROVED Kontakt now supports “Open with…” OS behaviors with samples, creating an instrument that has the specified sample mapped

FIXED Crash when Kontrol mk3 Hardware Connection Service not installed on macOS

FIXED Crash when playing a note after changing the output configuration with an already loaded Preset

FIXED Replika delay in Diffusion mode would not output sound when note duration was shorter than delay time

FIXED Visual glitches when resizing Kontakt’s window across multiple displays

FIXED Replika delay not recalling delay time values correctly when loading snapshots that switch to Tape, Analogue and Vintage styles

FIXED CPU overloads during tempo ramps when Replika delay is bypassed

REMOVED Several entries in Options, which are now permanently enabled:

"Handling → Files browser: Double click audio file loads instrument"

"Interface → Auto-refresh Files browser"

"Interface → Show mapping and keyswitches on virtual keyboard"

ADDED KSP New callback type for defining behavior of all UI controls by their ID in a single callback, on ui_controls

IMPROVED KSP $EVENT_PAR_SOURCE now works in multi scripts

ADDED API link_resource_container()command

IMPROVED API When creating a resource container, typing .nkr extension is not required anymore

IMPROVED API When drag and dropping a Lua script onto Kontakt’s rack, it will now be listed in recently used scripts

IMPROVED API If there is an error when creating a resource container, dialog will not be created any longer, instead this information will be logged to the terminal

FIXED API When creating a resource container, scripts from Resources/scripts folder would not be available to the builder for linking immediately

FIXED API When linking a script via set_instrument_script_linked_filename(), the script would not be applied

KNOWN ISSUE When Kontakt is started from VS Code, logging incoming KSP/API messages is not working (it is working when Kontakt is started from Sublime Text)

KNOWN ISSUE Hover state missing from new menus, when Kontakt is hosted as a plug-in on macOS

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7.7.3 - 2023-12-14

Library browser updates.

ADDED First launch screen to direct new users towards free Kontakt instruments

ADDED Selecting a tag in Library Browser updates recommendations in "New Instruments for you" panel

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7.7.2 - 2023-11-27

Bug fix

FIXED Display and loading of files with special characters in Libraries tab.

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7.7.1 - 2023-11-21

Bug fix

ADDED Preference to disable "New Instruments for you" panel in Options > Interface

IMPROVED Some info bar help text updated

FIXED QWERTY keyboard and mouse events intercepted when Kontakt is hosted as a plugin in Logic Pro

FIXED Keyboard shortcuts not working in standalone mode

FIXED Visual glitch when resizing Kontakt whilst hosted as a plugin in Logic Pro, and running at 75% zoom

FIXED Crash when replacing loaded instrument if currently focussed instrument is in edit mode

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7.7.0 - 2023-10-12

ADDED Simplified application header for efficient access to key functions

Options is now found File menu

Single View / Rack View toggle is now found in View menu

File, Library and View have dedicated text labels

ADDED Text search enhancements to full-screen Browser, allowing searches across full or partial names of libraries, instruments, presets, tags and more

ADDED Search results display additionally available libraries in “New Instruments for you” panel

ADDED Option to display fullscreen Browser for new Instances in Rack view under Options > Interface (note: Browser is always shown in Single View)

ADDED 50% zoom setting

IMPROVED Double-clicking a preset in Files tab, Libraries tab or Quick-Load will now replace the preset loaded in the currently selected slot, instead of adding it to the Rack

IMPROVED Access fullscreen Browser by clicking Kontakt logo in application header (About Box accessed via NI logo)

FIXED Browser text entry no longer intercepted by DAW when Kontakt is hosted as a plug-in inside of Logic Pro

FIXED Intermittent CPU spikes on macOS (introduced in Kontakt 7.6.1)

FIXED Regression in KSP message logging performance when Developer Options are enabled (introduced in Kontakt 7.5.0) causing CPU spikes in certain 8dio libraries

FIXED RAM footprint no longer increases after prolonged use

FIXED Instrument focus strip in instrument header now updates when using previous / next buttons within edit mode

FIXED Correct visual state for Library button when instantiating Kontakt

REMOVED "Batch resave" and "Batch collect/Compress samples" options in File menu no longer appear when Kontakt is hosted as a plug-in

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7.6.1 - 2023-10-12

Bug fix

IMPROVED “Version too old” dialog now refers to the exact Kontakt version required to open a preset

IMPROVED Orange instrument focus rectangle is now reduced to a strip on the left side of the instrument header

IMPROVED Mapping Editor display option adjustments are now stored immediately upon change

FIXED Crash when attempting to save an instrument that attempts to MIDI learn or host automate above 512th instance of a KSP widget

FIXED Crash when instantiating a send effect when the output channel is set to Mono

FIXED Crash on quickly swapping presets while notes are playing under certain conditions

FIXED Rare seemingly random voice dropouts in DFD mode when using loop crossfades

FIXED From script modulator could cause Kontakt to hang under certain conditions

FIXED Virtual keyboard was not shown by default when instantiating Kontakt on fresh install

FIXED Kontakt did not instantiate in single mode on fresh install

FIXED KSP set_controller() did not work in persistence_changed callback when instrument is set to Omni

FIXED KSP $ENGINE_PAR_RINGMOD_LFO_WAVE getter always returned 0

FIXED KSP DFD preload buffer issue when using zone parameter setters on purged zones

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7.6.0 - 2023-09-12

KONTROL MK3 direct connection, NKS2 controller pages created in KSP

ADDED Kontakt can now be used directly with KONTROL MK3 keyboards

CHANGED Options → Loading → "Ask for confirmation when loading or replacing modified instruments" is now set to off for all users

CHANGED Options → Handling → "MIDI channel assignment for loaded patches” option is now set to "Assign to omni" for all users

CHANGED Options → Interface → both "Suppress drawing" options are now found in Mapping Editor’s Edit → Display options

CHANGED It is now possible to focus on an empty instrument slot even in Single view

IMPROVED Per instance persistence of the Kontakt GUI state, which includes the layout (e.g. visibility of keyboard, info bar, side pane), zoom settings and full-screen browser

IMPROVED Loading an Instrument from full-screen browser now replaces the focused Instrument instead of adding it to the rack

IMPROVED Quick-Load menus in the top left of the instrument header now tells the user if Quick-Load is empty

ADDED 20 new Form shapes for the Wavetable source module

ADDED Vibrato/Chorus and Wow/Flutter factory presets from Guitar Rig 7

FIXED Kontakt would not respect offline rendering mode flag sent from host with the VST3 target

FIXED S1200 and MP60 sampler modes did not work

FIXED Typing a value for the Rate parameter of Vibrato/Chorus did not work correctly

ADDED KSP NKS2 parameters and navigation can be defined with KSP commands

ADDED KSP New control parameter, $CONTROL_PAR_TYPE, which returns the type of UI widget belonging to a specific UI ID

ADDED KSP New control parameter, $CONTROL_PAR_CUSTOM_ID, which allows assigning a custom value to each UI widget

ADDED KSP New internal constant, $NI_UI_ID, which returns the UI ID of the widget that executed the UI callback

ADDED KSP $EVENT_PAR_MIDI_CHANNEL can now be set for events in instrument scripts

ADDED KSP Engine parameter for Raum Predelay tempo sync ($ENGINE_PAR_RAUM_PREDELAY_UNIT)

FIXED KSP Twin Delay Predelay tempo sync, Cross and Width engine parameters did not work correctly

FIXED KSP $EVENT_PAR_MOD_VALUE_(EX_)ID getter now works properly when there is an active voice attached to the specified event ID

FIXED KSP Incorrect wording in script warning for get_group_idx() command

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7.5.2 - 2023-07-20

Bug fix.

FIXED Creating a new resource container did not work

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7.5.1 - 2023-07-14

Bug fix.

FIXED Superfluous dialog showing up when repacking NKR

IMPROVED KSP It is now possible to use the search() command on the %GROUPS_SELECTED built-in array

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7.5.0 - 2023-07-10

Lua API, new effects, browser improvements, builder features, bug fixes.

• CHANGED Minimum supported macOS version is now 11.0


KONTAKT ENGINE IMPROVEMENTS

• ADDED Seven new effects: Bite, Dirt, Freak, Raum, Twin Delay, Vibrato/Chorus, Wow/Flutter

• IMPROVED Context menus now follow zoom scaling settings

• IMPROVED Rendering quality of raster images in Native UI based instruments

• IMPROVED MIDI files dragged out of Kontakt don’t have the copyright message anymore

• IMPROVED NKG files are now visible in Files browser and also loadable or importable via double-click or drag and drop

• IMPROVED Maximum number of host automation slots increased to 2048

• FIXED Legato button did not work in any Tone/Time Machine mode except TMPro

• FIXED Clicking on virtual keyboard when Kontakt was in Single view did not respect the MIDI channel setting of multiple loaded instruments


BROWSER IMPROVEMENTS

• ADDED A button for loading the first preset directly from the instrument tile

• ADDED Filtering by brand

• ADDED Filtering by sub-bank

• ADDED User-authored presets can now have sound and character type metadata edited in bulk via multi-selection

• ADDED Warning dialog with a list of files that failed to import

• FIXED Scroll position is set to zero when the result list is resized

• FIXED Resizing the window no longer resets the result list selection

• FIXED Folders beginning with “-” can now be imported

• FIXED Content type does not update with the focused module slot


INSTRUMENT BUILDING AND SCRIPTING IMPROVEMENTS

• ADDED Kontakt Lua API, enabled through the new Developer panel in Options dialog

• ADDED Various options for showing or hiding incoming, script generated and ignored events in Mapping Editor

• ADDED Source module’s playback mode can now be retrieved with $ENGINE_PAR_SOURCE_MODE getter

• ADDED Option to copy sample end setting to all selected zones in Wave Editor

• ADDED continue statement is now available in KSP

• ADDED Real arrays can now be stored to and loaded from NKA files

• ADDED Selection state of a zone can now be queried with $ZONE_PAR_SELECTED zone parameter, and a list of all currently selected zones can be retrieved with get_sel_zones_idx() command

• ADDED set_map_editor_event_color() KSP command, which allows changing color of script-generated events in Mapping Editor, individually per script slot

• IMPROVED Snap to value or zero crossing options in Wave Editor are now retained per instrument, rather than per zone

• IMPROVED Internal modulator and modulation target KSP information is now always shown if Developer Options checkbox is enabled

• IMPROVED TMPro polyphony can now be set to 0 via KSP, in order to match the range of the related parameters in Instrument Options->Voice Handling dialog

• IMPROVED Snapshot files (.NKSN) can now be loaded from the File->Load… dialog

• IMPROVED Reorganized Mapping and Group Editor context menus

• IMPROVED Reorganized effect selection context menu

• FIXED Boolean not operator would not correctly invert a boolean expression that consisted of only literals or constants

• FIXED Function call stack would collapse entirely if exit statement was used at the beginning of user defined functions, rather than only exiting the currently called function

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7.4.2 - 2023-07-05

Bug fix.

FIXED Crash with additional cases when changing patterns or snapshots with Session Guitarist

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7.4.1 - 2023-07-04

Bug fix.

FIXED Crash when changing patterns or snapshots with Session Guitarist

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7.4.0 - 2023-06-19

Introducing the zoom feature.

ADDED Zoom scaling of Kontakt application UI

FIXED Snapshots couldn't be saved when Ring Modulator LFO Wave parameter was modified from KSP

FIXED Crash when selecting items from dropdown menus in Playbox

FIXED KSP Reset waitless while loop iteration counter on every while loop instead of once per callback, and increased the amount of such iterations to 10 million

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7.3.2 - 2023-05-23

Branding and shop link.

ADDED Link to online store for quick access to additioinal content

CHANGED Update to in-app branding

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7.3.1 - 2023-05-15

Bug fix.

FIXED White noise bursts in some cases when Spread parameter of Stereo Modeller was modulated

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7.3.0 - 2023-04-18

New features for instrument builders, and bug fixes.

ADDED Option to snap sample start and end to zero crossing in Wave Editor

IMPROVED Selecting one of the loop snapping modes in the Wave Editor is now global for the instrument instead of per zone

IMPROVED Any change in Options dialog is now stored immediately after closing the dialog instead of after exiting Kontakt

FIXED PsycheDelay and Ring Modulator Info Pane help texts were mostly missing

IMPROVED KSP in_range() command now also works with real expressions

IMPROVED KSP Added optional arguments to sort() command which allows sorting only a range of the array instead of the whole array

FIXED KSP Script warning for get_mod_idx() and get_target_idx() commands now correctly refers to the names of those commands

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7.2.0 - 2023-03-29

New features for instrument builders, performance optimizations and bug fixes.

ADDED Bus amplifier section now includes phase invert and L/R swap controls

ADDED Naming voice groups is now possible in Group Editor

ADDED Stereo Modeller Pan parameter can now be modulated

ADDED Lo-Fi Color parameter can now be modulated

ADDED Lowpass and Highpass filters in Solid EQ

ADDED Repack NKR button in Instrument Options dialog (only shows if the instrument has a resource container assigned)

ADDED Collection of new wavetables and single cycle waveforms

ADDED Several new mod shaper presets

IMPROVED Previous and next instrument buttons in Single View are now disabled if only one instrument is loaded

IMPROVED Output section now correctly recalls effect slot settings saved in output section presets

IMPROVED Show additional useful info about the instrument in Monitor > Groups and Monitor > Zones panes

IMPROVED All remaining dropdown menus are replaced with HiDPI menus

FIXED TMPro Legato behavior was incorrect since Kontakt 7.1.3

FIXED Kontakt would crash attempting to reveal a sample in the Mapping Editor with no sample selected

FIXED Bass Pro would always process the signal in stereo even if Mono button was enabled

FIXED Mismatch in sample rate during sample analysis for AET filter which caused incorrect frequency response for non-44.1k samples

FIXED In certain cases the performance view would be incorrectly shifted in the rack

FIXED In certain cases the performance view size would not be updated correctly

FIXED Slice Trigger group start condition listed available slices in the Trigger Zone menu, instead of Slice Index menu

FIXED Pitch Bend Down/Up Only mod shaper presets were affecting the tuning even when pitch bend controller was zeroed out

FIXED Harmonize and Harmonize - Tonal multi scripts produced an extraneous note off event for the original note

ADDED KSP New source module engine parameters for Keyboard tracking, HQI mode, TMPro Keep Formants and S1200 filter mode

ADDED KSP Filename of the last loaded MIDI file can be retrieved with mf_get_last_filename()

ADDED KSP It is now possible to determine if Kontakt is running as a plugin or in standalone with $NI_KONTAKT_IS_STANDALONE

IMPROVED KSP In certain cases using many ui_panel widgets would lag the whole performance view

IMPROVED KSP Major performance improvement when setting zone, loop and sample parameters in batch

IMPROVED KSP Added optional arguments to search() command which allows searching only a specific range of the array instead of the whole array

FIXED KSP Incorrect script error was raised when load_array, save_array(), load_array_str(), save_array_str() commands were used in the init callback

REMOVED Pop-out buttons for Mapping/Wave Editors in plugin versions

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7.1.8 - 2023-02-08

FIXED With certain instruments automation names were not correctly set with Kontakt hosted in Komplete Kontrol or Maschine

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7.1.6 - 2023-02-02

IMPROVED Minor graphical internal improvements for instrument building

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7.1.5 - 2022-01-10

Compatibility

FIXED Kontakt is now macOS Ventura compatible

IMPROVED Minor graphical internal improvements for Instrument building

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7.1.3 - 2022-12-12

New filters, purge all instances, browser features, KSP commands, bug fixes.

KONTAKT ENGINE IMPROVEMENTS:

ADDED Purge all instances when Kontakt 7 is running as a plug-in

ADDED 6 pole state variable (SV) filters

ADDED Tone Machine and Time Machine 1 Smooth parameter modulation

ADDED Reveal sample location via Mapping Editor edit menu and Wave Editor command menu (cog)

IMPROVED Maximum number of host automation slots increased to 1024

IMPROVED Flex envelope slope can now be modulated for the first 8 segments, and includes Loop and Oneshot parameters

IMPROVED Online KSP documentation can be directly accessed through the help menu

FIXED Right click to open Quick-Load not working

FIXED DAW key commands intercepted by Kontakt when running as a plug-in

FIXED Notes would auto repeat when holding a key when using QWERTY as virtual keyboard

FIXED Temporarily black performance view when loading Kontakt Factory Library 2 instruments

FIXED Plug-in window would not re-open after being closed in Renoise with Kontakt VST3

FIXED Crash using Quick-Load with a large number of entries. Number of visible entries has been reduced to 5000 as a consequence

FIXED Voices would hang with certain effects placed post amp

FIXED Time Machine Pro Legato would get out of sync when playing loops

FIXED Cabinet effect in Output section would cut off the sound

FIXED Excessive smoothing on group Tune parameter in wavetable mode

FIXED “Restore loops from samples” option in Wave Editor not working when using the same sample repeatedly

FIXED Auto-mapping using the “Make group name” token did not work properly

FIXED Pasting a group without samples would paste with samples, and pasting groups with samples was not refreshing the Mapping Editor

FIXED Loops 2-8 were not working in MP60, S1200 and TMPro modes


BROWSER IMPROVEMENTS:

ADDED Presets list now displays and sorts Instruments, Multis and Snapshots by their file type

ADDED Reset Browser filter state

ADDED Import multiple Custom Libraries in bulk

ADDED Customize name of imported Custom Libraries (using the Alias field)

ADDED Error messages for failed Library import

IMPROVED Tooltips display full text for Import Dialogue Folder path and Alias field, as well as Library tiles, in case when the text was truncated

FIXED Resized components are now correctly displayed when the Preset list is dragged horizontally


INSTRUMENT BUILDING AND SCRIPTING IMPROVEMENTS:

ADDED Convolution Auto Gain can now be accessed via KSP with $ENGINE_PAR_IRC_AUTO_GAIN

ADDED Time Machine Legato button can now be accessed via KSP with $ENGINE_PAR_TM_LEGATO

ADDED get_zone_id(<zoneIndex>) translates the zone index to the zone ID

ADDED XY Pad cursor values can now be set and retrieved with set_control_par_real_arr() and get_control_par_real_arr()

ADDED New commands get_group_idx() , get_mod_idx(), get_target_idx(), deprecating the usage of find_group(), find_mod() and find_target(). These commands return $NI_NOT_FOUND when the queried object is not found

ADDED Additional math functions and logic commands: cbrt(), log2(), log10(), exp2(), signbit(), sgn(), bitwise .xor., boolean xor

ADDED Zone BPM can now be set and retrieved with $ZONE_PAR_BPM zone parameter

ADDED Zone sample rate can now be retrieved with $ZONE_PAR_SAMPLE_RATE zone parameter

ADDED Zone state can now be determined with get_zone_status() command which returns $NI_ZONE_STATUS_EMPTY, $NI_ZONE_STATUS_LOADED, $NI_ZONE_STATUS_PURGED, $NI_ZONE_STATUS_IGNORED and deprecates the usage of is_zone_empty()

IMPROVED From Script modulator can now have its value set without internal range clamping by using $EVENT_PAR_MOD_VALUE_EX_ID

IMPROVED Zone parameters can now be set with KSP for all zones when using snapshot modes 2 and 3

IMPROVED Modulo operation now also works with real numbers

IMPROVED Added real() and int() value conversion commands, deprecating int_to_real() and real_to_int()

IMPROVED Zone settings were not taken into account when using change_vol and change_pan, introduced mode 2

FIXED Crash with output_channel_name() when channel count is zero

FIXED Incorrect warning messages were displayed for any zone related commands

FIXED $MARK_28 is no longer used by the internal sustain pedal script

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7.0.11 - 2022-09-27

New HiDPI Browser, Factory Library 2 with HiDPI interfaces, New FX, UX improvements.

ADDED A new fullscreen HiDPI Browser featuring global text search, filter by tag, brand & properties, favorite presets, import of non-Player libraries

REMOVED Database tab has now been removed and superseded by the new Browser

FIXED Kontakt plugin window would appear tiny in some hosts when HiDPI was enabled

ADDED There is now a new Psyche Delay effect

ADDED There is now a new Ring Modulator effect

CHANGED Minimum supported macOS version is now 10.15

CHANGED “Locate Libraries” has been changed to “Manage Libraries” and redirects to Native Access

ADDED A new MIDI learn mechanism is introduced in the Automation tab

IMPROVED The Minimized View user experience has been enhanced

IMPROVED The Minimized View can now be toggled with F10

IMPROVED The Options dialog can now be called with F12

IMPROVED Octave numbers are now shown on the virtual keyboard

IMPROVED Help text now extends to the full width of the rack

ADDED The Output section now contains factory presets

FIXED In some cases Reaper would create a mono channel instead of stereo channels for Kontakt multi outputs

FIXED In some cases Cubase would crash when using certain 3rd party libraries

FIXED Group output was not saved in snapshots

FIXED Help tags of overlapping controls would be stuck

FIXED Banks did not have a default file name

FIXED Kontakt would crash when attempting to display special characters

FIXED Edit all buses did not apply to all send effects parameters

FIXED Load file dialog would display incorrect file extension

FIXED Collection of minor GUI fixes

IMPROVED In the “Saving Instrument” dialog, the “Absolute sample paths” option is now disabled by default and not persistent

FIXED When using Auto Map in the Mapping Editor, Kontakt would not interpret numerical tokens starting with zero

FIXED Zone auto mapping numeric value to single key would not set the root note

IMPROVED Maximum number of declared user zones in now increased to 1024

IMPROVED New empty groups can now also be created from the Expert tab context menu

IMPROVED Empty user zones can now be hidden in the Mapping Editor

FIXED Tape Saturator would cut out the signal with sample rates above 192khz

FIXED Output section batch creation would create surround channels instead of stereo

FIXED Kontakt would crash when forcing Wavetable parameters out of range via KSP

ADDED KSP Engine parameter for setting the LFO phase $ENGINE_PAR_LFO_PHASE

ADDED KSP Bindings for the 32 Step Modulator

IMPROVED KSP Script errors and warnings are now more informative and consistent

IMPROVED KSP A getter function for $EVENT_PAR_MOD_VALUE_ID is added

IMPROVED KSP ui_mouse_area now responds to control parameters for Control, Alt and Shift keyboard modifiers

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