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Focusrite product compatibility with macOS 10.13 High Sierra

Please see below a run-down of Focusrite product compatibility with Apple macOS 10.13 High Sierra as it currently stands. Please check that all other software/hardware you use to make music is also compatible before updating and never update your operating system during the middle of a time-critical project.

If you receive an error message stating 'System Extension Blocked' after installing Focusrite software/drivers then please see this article.

 

8Pre X

Clarett Range

Works with High Sierra? YES - Focusrite Control 2.1.8 or later is required. If you're using an older version, please download the latest version from the Downloads section of our site.

Red Range

Works with High Sierra? YES - Focusrite Control 2.1.8 or later is required. If you're using an older version, please download the latest version from the Downloads section of our site.

 

Firewire/Thunderbolt Audio Interfaces

Saffire firewire range (Pro 14, Pro 24, Pro 24 DSP, Pro 26, Pro 40, LS 56)

Works with High Sierra? YES

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Scarlett Solo, Scarlett 2i2, Scarlett 2i4, (2nd Generation)

Works with High Sierra? YES

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Scarlett 6i6, Scarlett 18i8, Scarlett 18i20 (2nd Generation)

Works with High Sierra? YES - Focusrite Control 2.1.8 or later is required. If you're using an older version, please download the latest version from the Downloads section of our site.

 

Scarlett Solo, Scarlett 2i2, Scarlett 2i4, (1st Generation)

Works with High Sierra? YES

 

Scarlett 6i6, Scarlett 18i8, Scarlett 18i20 (1st Generation)

Works with High Sierra? YES - however we're aware of an issue that can cause Scarlett Mix Control to crash when changing the sample rate/sync source of a Scarlett 18i20. You can workaround this issue by changing these parameters from Applications > Utilities > Audio MIDI Setup.

 

Scarlett 8i6, Scarlett 18i6

Works with High Sierra? YES

 


Saffire 6 USB 2.0

Works with High Sierra? YES

Points of note : If you are using the USB 2.0 version of the Saffire 6, no driver is required. Simply plug and play. If you are unsure whether your unit is the USB 1.1 or 2.0 version please check the serial number shown on the bottom of the device. If the serial number starts 'S2' it's a Saffire 6 USB 2.0, if it starts 'SU', it's a Saffire 6 USB 1.1.

 

Saffire 6 USB 1.1

Works with High Sierra? YES

Please download the latest driver here

 


Forte

Works with High Sierra? YES

iTrack Solo

Works with High Sierra? YES

 

VRM Box

Works with High Sierra? NO

RedNet

Works with High Sierra? YES - however please note that Audinate have not yet qualified Dante Controller/Dante Firmware Update Manager/Dante Virtual Soundcard on High Sierra.

 

  

Red Plug-ins

Red 2 & Red 3 plug-in suite

Works with High Sierra? YES - however we're aware of a potential issue that could cause Pro Tools HD 12 systems to occasionally crash when selecting either of the Red plugins.

 

Midnight plug-in suite

Works with High Sierra? YES

 

Scarlett plug-in suite

Works with High Sierra? YES

Points of note : If you have problems locating your license file please switch to Icon View. The folder may appear empty if you are in List View or Column View.

If your product is not listed, it is not officially supported with macOS High Sierra, you can find full details on our support policy here. You can see compatibility charts for all of our products using our OS Checker.

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