Official update status - Komplete Kontrol (current version: 3.2.1)

Kaiwan_NI Administrator Posts: 2,628 admin
edited April 18 in Komplete Kontrol

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


The currently available software version is 3.2.1. Please make sure that your installation is up to date.


3.2.1 - 2024-03-25

  • FIXED Issue causing an erroneous disconnection error message to display in Studio One when used with Kontrol S MK3
  • FIXED Issue causing no user interface to display for certain VST3 plug-ins in Ableton Live (Please update to the latest version of any affected plug-ins, and also perform a plug-in rescan in order to properly evaluate this fix)


3.2.0 - 2024-03-05

  • ADDED Sonoma Compatibility
  • ADDED VST3 Toggle parameters with “isBypass” flag set show up as power buttons on Kontrol MK3
  • ADDED Publishing of unmapped plugin parameters for automation
  • FIXED KK PluginEditor has wrong position after moving to different screen
  • FIXED Lightguide unexpectedly resets when loading presets from NKS partner plugins
  • FIXED In LOGIC, the KPI view is drawn on top of rest of KK UI when scrolling
  • FIXED HiDPI issues on Windows in the Plug-in view when moving KK to different screen
  • FIXED Cubase Flicker And Crash When Focusing On Another App and Back Again
  • FIXED Enter search text not responding when browser is resized in Logic


3.1.2 - 2024-02-13

  • FIXED An issue causing a crash in Cubase when showing/hiding user interface(s)


3.1.1 - 2024-01-29

  • FIXED An issue causing an empty black window in Logic Pro
  • FIXED An intermittent crash when showing or hiding the user interface on Windows 10 and 11


3.1.0 - 2023-12-18

  • ADDED The Komplete Kontrol browser can now be resized
  • ADDED The design of the MIDI learn parameter menu has been updated to match the rest of the application
  • ADDED The icon of the plugin scanner has been updated to the latest version
  • FIXED An issue where the Decay parameter of the Sampler was falsely stated as Demo
  • FIXED An issue that lead to delayed response when adjusting parameter knobs for some Arturia plugins
  • FIXED An issue that lead to empty lines showing in the MIDI-learn parameter menu
  • FIXED An issue that lead to NKS2 resources not being identified correctly on case sensitive file systems
  • FIXED A bug on Windows that resulted in a white bar appearing when the menu is opened

3.0.3 - 2023-11-21

Minimum OS requirements:

- MacOS 12, 13.

- Windows 10 (latest Service Pack), Windows 11.

FIXED NKS2 plug-ins made with JUCE are not detected as NKS2 plug-ins

3.0.2 - 2023-11-03

Minimum OS requirements:

- MacOS 12, 13.

- Windows 10 (latest Service Pack), Windows 11.

NOTE: VST2 is removed when installing on Windows. If you wish to keep the VST2, please copy the plug-in and move it back to your plug-in folder after installing Komplete Kontrol 3. All users should stop using the VST2, as it will be phased out in the coming months.

FIXED Some users experiencing CPU spikes when using Komplete Kontrol in large DAW projects without having the Kontrol Mk 3 NIHardwareConnectionService installed

FIXED A bug that led to more RAM being used than required, affecting users with a large amount of Komplete Kontrol instances in a DAW project

FIXED The Komplete Kontrol Sampler and Audio module parameters jumping values when being selected from Kontrol Mk3 keyboards

FIXED Unable to name sections in Native Map when users created NKS1 user presets

FIXED One-shot and Loops not appearing in the correct section of the browser

3.0.1 - 2023-10-26

Minimum OS requirements:

- MacOS 12, 13.

- Windows 10 (latest Service Pack), Windows 11.

NOTE: After updating for the first time, please ensure to open the standalone version of Komplete Kontrol 3 and allow a full plug-in scan to complete. This change is necessary to enable Komplete Kontrol 2 and Komplete Kontrol 3 instances to work on the same computer.

Note long-term support of this solution is not possible, and all users should switch to VST3 over VST2 wherever possible.

NOTE: VST2 is removed when installing on Windows. If you wish to keep the VST2, please copy the plug-in and move it back to your plug-in folder after installing Komplete Kontrol 3. All users should stop using the VST2, as it will be phased out in the coming months.

FIXED Komplete Kontrol 2 VST2 not loading in DAW projects after installing Komplete Kontrol 3

FIXED Lightguide not working for some VST2 NKS1 plug-ins

3.0.0 - 2023-10-12

Minimum OS requirements:

- MacOS 12, 13

- Windows 10 (latest Service Pack), Windows 11NOTE: Komplete Kontrol 3 is no longer compatible with Kontrol S MK1 keyboards. Users of Kontrol S MK1 should not update. Kontrol S MK1 remains compatible with Komplete Kontrol 2.9.ADDED Support for NKS 2

More info on Komplete Kontrol S MK1 End Of Life HERE

ADDED Support for Kontrol S MK3 controller keyboard

ADDED Support for HiDPI mode(s)

ADDED Support for host plug-in resizing

ADDED New Visual Browser

ADDED Support for VST3ParameterInfo, which is displayed on the Kontrol S MK3 keyboard

ADDED Ability for the Play Assist ARP to respond to channel pressureFIXED Crash when scanning Waves plug-ins

FIXED Crash on shutdown if plug-in could not be loaded

FIXED Crash when loading Ozone 10

FIXED Crash and UI glitch when loading Sampler or Audio windows, closing and reopening

FIXED Aftertouch data being filtered out when Play Assist ARP is enabled

FIXED First note in Logic does not play correctly

FIXED Kontrol S MK2 screens could become non functional after switching on/off

FIXED Broken scrolling in Sampler or Audio module

FIXED Adjusting parameters interfered with mouse cursor

FIXED Crash when duplicating Komplete Kontrol tracks in Logic Pro

FIXED Issue where Logic Pro would open projects with empty instances of Komplete Kontrol

2.9.4 - 2023-06-05

ADDED Support for moduleinfo.json location change in VST3 SDK 3.7.8

FIXED A crash when closing a Logic Pro session

FIXED A bug where Kontakt 6 migration would load an empty instance of Kontakt 7

2.9.3 2023-05-17

Minimum OS requirements:

- Mac OS: 11, 12, 13.

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

FIXED Multichannel output not working in some DAWs

2.9.1 2023-03-30

FIXED Crashed that could occur when BROWSER+SHIFT simultaneously pressed on keyboard controller

2.9.0 2023-03-22 

ADDED AAX plug-in running natively on Apple Silicon 

FIXED Crash in Logic Pro when closing plug-in UI with speech engine enabled 

FIXED Handling of MIDI program change messages with VST3 plug-ins 

FIXED AAS plug-ins UI are blank after reopening UI in Live FIXED ScanApp crashes

2.8.1 - 2022-12-07

FIXED U-he plug-ins now migrate correctly to VST3 

2.8 - 2022-10-31

ADDED Support for Native Silicon

ADDED Support for VST3 hosting

ADDED Support for VST migration. Opening a project that contains VST2s should automatically migrate to VST3 instances whilst preserving parameter settings. This feature is available for plug-ins that have added VST3 migration support. 

FIXED Issue where Komplete Kontrol Browser freeze when browsing result lists with Previews ON on M1 ARM Computers

FIXED Miscellaneous reported bugs and issues 

⚠️ M1 users might experience issues when loading this update the first time as M1 native means that any incompatible plug-in will not load. We made a dedicated post here:

Komplete Kontrol 2.8.0 update, M1 Native compatibility, VST2 to VST3 migration & compatibility

2.7.2 - 2022-05-16

FIXED S-Series MK2 displays non-responsive when editing Templates via MIDI Assignment Editor

FIXED Hardware non-responsive following installation via Native Access 2

2.7.1 - 2022-05-10

FIXED MIDI templates created in CONTROLLER EDITOR unavailable from KOMPLETE KONTROL S-Series MK1 keyboards

2.7.0 - 2022-03-29

ADDED VST3 plug-in target

FIXED - Dialogue box keyboard shortcuts Enter (accept / confirm) and Esc (cancel) not working on Windows

FIXED - VST plug-in UI cropped in Ableton Live

REMOVED - Automatic download of content in Browser

2.6.7 - 2021-12-21

FIXED Lag with Accessibility speech announcements

2.6.6 - 2021-12-09

ADDED Support for recently released & upcoming NI VST3 plug-ins (Massive, Massive X, Guitar Rig, Effects Series, Replika, Raum, RCs, VCs and more)

ADDED Windows 11 compatibility

ADDED macOS Monterey compatibility on Intel-based Macs, and M1 computers (using Rosetta 2)


  • Kaiwan_NI
    Kaiwan_NI Administrator Posts: 2,628 admin
    edited March 5

    Updated for 3.2.0 release

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