Native Instruments has announced an update to its Massive X software synthesizer instrument, bringing VST3 support and Apple Silicon Rosetta 2 compatibility.

The latest version of MASSIVE X delivers VST3 compatibility as well as support for Rosetta 2, ensuring that our next-generation synthesiser will now run on Apple M1 computers.

Changes in Massive X v1.3.3

  • Added: Apple Silicon Rosetta 2 compatibility.
  • Added: VST3 plug-in target.
  • Added: Plugin target type is displayed in the About screen.
  • Fixed: Key-commands (e.g. space) not forwarded to host on using drop down list.
  • Fixed: Performer : Remote Octave ON/OFF is triggered with space key in Live.
  • Fixed: No sounds using QWERTY keyboard input after changing a preset or noise table.
  • Fixed: Massive X crashes Logic Pro when playing a note.
  • Fixed: Demo expired popup disappears after reopening UI.
  • Fixed: Demo crashes if Native Access is not installed.
  • Fixed: Latency reporting is incorrect at 44.1KHz.
  • Fixed: Preset name and author name truncated in save dialog.
  • Fixed: Audio Unit target crashes when closing the editor in Ableton Live on Big Sur.
  • Known issue: Automation is not possible in Logic Pro on Apple Silicon computers.
  • Known issue: Host automation parameter names are fixed to “Macro” in Logic and GarageBand on Apple Silicon computers.

Massive X for Windows and Mac is available in VST/VST3, AU and AAX plugin formats, priced 199 USD/EUR. Existing users can update for free from Native Access.

More information: Native Instruments