The software side of the KOMPLETE KONTROL S-Series is KOMPLETE KONTROL – an advanced control interface for browsing your instrument library and customizing hardware mappings. The latest version introduces Native Kontrol Standard™ (NKS)* – a new plug-in format that allows all software instruments the same deep-level integration previously reserved for KOMPLETE Instruments. Most importantly, KOMPLETE KONTROL is evolving rapidly with every update, keeping the S-Series at the forefront of music technology, and constantly expanding your production capabilities.
KOMPLETE KONTROL 1.6.1
The free KOMPLETE KONTROL software update brings new DAW integration, hardware browsing, and more creative performance possibilities to your setup.
LOGIC PRO X / GARAGEBAND INTEGRATION
Native integration with Apple’s Logic Pro X and GarageBand software – open the DAW and enjoy automatic configuration, rock-solid reliability, speed, and enhanced control.
NEW SMART PLAY ARPEGGIATOR FEATURES
New Smart Play Arpeggiator parameters – Retrigger, Repeat, Offset, Inversion and Range parameters fuel the creation of more varied sequences in your music.
BROWSE FROM THE HARDWARE
New hardware browsing lets you find your Native Instruments and NKS-ready products without having to look at a computer screen.
The 1.6.1 update adds an initial set of assistive features including text-to-speech support for parameters and tags to KOMPLETE KONTROL S-Series keyboards for visually-impaired users (OS X only). Simply hold down the SHIFT (top-left) button on an S-Series keyboard and press the PRESET-UP (top-right) button.
WHAT’S NEW IN KOMPLETE KONTROL 1.6.1?
IMPORTANT: KOMPLETE KONTROL 1.6.1 requires the latest KOMPLETE KONTROL firmware to be installed on your device. Download the Device Updater from:
Easy-to-set-up, reliable, fast and feature-enhanced KOMPLETE KONTROL S-Series keyboard integration with Logic Pro X / GarageBand
Smart Play > Arp Retrigger, Repeat, Offset, Inversion and Range parameters
Browse using only KOMPLETE KONTROL S-Series keyboard
Sort Products in the Native Browser by either Category or Vendor
KOMPLETE KONTROL S-Series keyboard accessibility features for visually-impaired users
Fixed issue where parameters of some third-party VST Plug-ins would not recall correctly when loading a host project
Please refer to the Readme for a full list of new features and bug fixes. This is accessed by clicking on the Help > Komplete Kontrol Documentation > Open Komplete Kontrol Documentation folder menu item