MacOS Big Sur Compatibility for Musicians

This will be an ever changing list that will hopefully help you decide when to update MacOS Big Sur. I mainly put this here for myself to keep track, but feel free to let me know what other music software statuses are since I obviously don’t have them all 🙂

DAW’s etc

Studio One 4.6No
Studio One 5.xYes, I think, but reports of crashes
Reaper 6.xAppears not yet
LogicYes, of course 🙂
Finale Yes
DoricoYes
NotionYes
SibeliusYes
DAW and Notation Software Compatibility with MacOS Big Sur

VST’s etc.

OverloudAll are compatible (click link for update instructions)
Native InstrumentsPartial (click link)
D16Appears not. Even Catalina needs workarounds.
SteinbergNot Sure, but they say some are.
8 DioYes, but downloader still not updated
Melodyne 5.1Yes
EastWestNo
IzotopeNo
SonnoxNo
Plugin AllianceYes
OutputNo
EventideNo
WavesYes (as of Nov 25, 2020)
Line 6No
SoftubeNo
AudiorityNo
AkaiNo
Positive GridNo
FabfilterYes
Metric HaloYes
Universal AudioNo
SpectrasonicsYes
Slate DigitalNo
Reason StudiosYes, with latest update
ArturiaNo
TB Pro AudioYes
Initial AudioNo
XLN AudioNo
Cherry AudioNo
AudifiedNo
SoundToysNo
UJamNo
Applied AcousticsYes (Per email from support)
VST Compatibility with MacOS Big Sur

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