macOS Ventura Compatibility Information

October 26, 2022

Ventura OS

USB

BOOM

Compatible

Known issues:

Duet 3

Compatible

Known issues:

Symphony Desktop

Compatible

Known Issues:

  • DAWs (such as Logic or ProTools) may hang on launch if iLok License Manager software is not present on system or on latest version
  • Some reports that after allowing Apogee system software in Mac Security & Privacy, the computer restarts and requires allow again, which requires another restart and so on endlessly. Resolve by deleting unneeded or old .kext files from previous apogee software installs

Duet for iPad & Mac and Duet 2

Compatible

Apple Silicon/M1&M2: Requires Control 2 software which replaces Maestro 2 – Download Control 2 here

Known Issues:

  • Duet 2 model – Apple Keyboard volume buttons do not work.
  • Duet 2 model – OLED graphics can become garbled and pixelated (does not happen on Duet for iPad & Mac model)

ONE for Mac

Compatible

Apple Silicon/M1&M2: Requires Control 2 software which replaces Maestro 2 – Download Control 2 here

ONE for iPad & Mac

Compatible

Apple Silicon/M1&M2: Requires Control 2 software which replaces Maestro 2 – Download Control 2 here

Quartet

Compatible

Apple Silicon/M1&M2: Requires Control 2 software which replaces Maestro 2 – Download Control 2 here

HypeMiC

Compatible

MiC +

Compatible

JAM +

Compatible

Groove

Compatible

THUNDERBOLT

Element Series

Compatible

Know issues:

  • Apple Silicon (M1&M2) Macs must use v3.5.2 release or higher
  • Firmware needs to match installed software before audio will pass
  • May get erroneous message that firmware needs updating, even though unit already on correct version
  • DAWs won’t fully load on launch if iLok License Manager software is not present on system or on latest version
  • After restarting computer, may have to unplug then reconnect Thunderbolt cable before unit is recognized
  • When waking from sleep or hibernate mode, unit may not be recognized until full restart of the computer
  • After installing, may not get the “Allow” button to appear in Mac System Preferences > Security & Privacy and thus driver will not be allowed to work
  • If migrate settings from previous system, or restore from Time Machine backup, old system files and features can conflict and cause recognition issues, audio performance issues (pops, glitches, dropouts), and variety of other issues
  • Saved User Snapshots may not load, or Control app may randomly revert to default values
  • If have 2020 Macbook Pro 13″ or 2020 Macbook Air with Intel 10th Gen Ice Lake chipset, playback of audio will have crackling pops and clicks

Ensemble Thunderbolt

Compatible

Know issues:

  • Apple Silicon (M1&M2) Macs must use v3.5.2 release or higher
  • Firmware needs to match installed software before audio will pass
  • May get erroneous message that firmware needs updating, even though unit already on correct version
  • DAWs won’t fully load on launch if iLok License Manager software is not present on system or on latest version
  • After restarting computer, may have to unplug then reconnect Thunderbolt cable before unit is recognized
  • When waking from sleep or hibernate mode, unit may not be recognized until full restart of the computer
  • After installing, may not get the “Allow” button to appear in Mac System Preferences > Security & Privacy and thus driver will not be allowed to work
  • If migrate settings from previous system, or restore from Time Machine backup, old system files and features can conflict and cause recognition issues, audio performance issues (pops, glitches, dropouts), and variety of other issues
  • Saved User Snapshots may not load, or Control app may randomly revert to default values
  • If have 2020 Macbook Pro 13″ or 2020 Macbook Air with Intel 10th Gen Ice Lake chipset, playback of audio will have crackling pops and clicks
Symphony I/O Mk II

Symphony I/O Mk II (Thunderbolt)

In Testing

  • Apple Silicon (M1&M2) Macs must use v3.8.2 release or higher & update firmware.

Symphony I/O Mk II (PTHD)

Check with AVID support on Pro Tools Status

(Refer to www.avid.com for compatibility with Pro Tools™ software)

No Apogee Software Required  

Symphony I/O Mk II (Dante + PTHD)

Check with Audinate support for Dante Status

(Refer to www.audinate.com for compatibility with Dante™ software) 

No Apogee Software Required 

Symphony I/O Mk II (SoundGrid)

Check with Waves support for Soundgrid Status

(Refer to www.waves.com for compatibility with Waves SoundGrid™ software)

No Apogee Software Required 

Symphony I/O (USB, ThunderBridge, Symphony 64)

In Testing

Known issues:

  • I/O level controls for Symphony I/O do not work from Audio MIDI Setup, System Preferences Sound, or the Keyboard Volume Control
  • Clock Source menu no longer available in Audio MIDI Setup. Must use controls in the Maestro 2 software
  • GUI graphical anomalies in Maestro 2 software
  • Symphony I/O must already be on latest firmware XMOS 1.6.48 before use on macOS 12 Monterey

PLUGINS

Apogee Native Plugins

Compatible (Universal Binary installer runs natively on Apple Silicon & Intel Macs)

KNOWN ISSUE: DAW will beachball/hang unless latest iLok License Manager software is installed. Download from iLok website: ilok.com/#!license-manager

Includes:

  • Clearmountain’s Domain
  • Clearmountain’s Spaces
  • Clearmountain’s Phases
  • Symphony ECS Channel Strip
  • Pultec EQP-1A
  • Pultec MEQ-5
  • Opto 3-A
  • ModEQ 6
  • ModComp
  • Soft Limit



*Known Issues

Apple has discontinued the Firewire CoreAudio driver with macOS 13 Ventura. This means audio products that connect via Firewire will not work on Ventura and must remain on macOS 12 Monterey or earlier. Apogee products affected include the following:

  • X-Firewire option card for Rosetta 200/800 units, and AD-16x/DA-16x units
  • Ensemble (original Firewire model from 2006)
  • Duet (original Firewire model from 2007)