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Which DAWs work with UF8?

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DAWs Compatible With UF8

UF8 can communicate with DAWs in various ways:

  • HUI and Mackie Control (MCU) protocols
  • VST3 extensions to communicate with certain DAWs (when set to 'Plug-in Mixer' and using 360°-enabled plug-ins)
  • MIDI CC (to control virtual instruments and MIDI equipment)

UF8 DAWs with Dedicated HUI/MCU Supported Profiles

These DAWs have dedicated profiles for UF8 in SSL 360° software. Please consult the SSL Tutorial Videos on our YouTube page or the SSL UF8 User Guide for detailed information on their functionality.
We only officially test with the most recent versions of each DAW software available at the time of the corresponding SSL 360° release. In most cases, previous versions will also work fine.

It’s always recommended to be working with the latest major version and maintenance release of thes DAW.

  • Pro Tools
  • Logic Pro
  • Cubase*
  • Live
  • Studio One
  • LUNA
  • Pyramix
  • Mixbus
  • REAPER
  • MIDI CC

 

DAWs without dedicated supported profiles

The following DAW's have been known to work with UF8 but do not have dedicated profiles within SSL 360°.

Some of these DAWs may have had light testing or no testing. Please note that while basic functions may work you may experience issues with more advanced functions.

Any DAW that supports MCU or HUI should have some basic functionality.

 

Digital Performer

In SSL 360° choose 'Logic or Studio One' as the profile

Consult Digital Performer MCU documentation.

Sequoia and Samplitude

In SSL 360° choose 'Logic or Studio One' as the profile

Runs normally according to current observation.

Adobe Premier Pro

In SSL 360° choose 'Logic or Studio One' as the profile

Basic controls are available including transport, pan, banking, metering, mute/solo/record arm, fader values (I/O V-Pot switch on), and pan values (pan switch on).

FL Studio

In SSL 360° choose 'Logic or Studio One' as the profile

Faders follow the select function but the screens do not show the channel information past the first 8 channels.

No plug-in control.

Bitwig

Bitwig supports MCU, but has not been tested.

Cakewalk 

Cakewalk is not supported.