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Demo Mode After Kontakt 6 Update

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If you have upgraded Kontakt 5 to 6 without paying for the update, you will find that our Non Player Libraries run in DEMO mode. These are libraries that load via the files tab of Kontakt. 

This is because the Kontakt 6 update installs Kontakt 6 Player to your computer, overwriting Kontakt 5 Full. 

How do I fix this? 

For Kontakt in a DAW: 

The Kontakt 6 update places a new plug in file into your plug in folders. When your DAW scans the list of plug ins, it will choose the latest Kontakt 6 plugin.

Remove the Kontakt 6 plug in from your plugin files and reboot your DAW. This will load Kontakt 5 full in your DAW and not Kontakt 6 player. Your library will load normally.

Mac Plugin files

Logic, Ableton: Mac Hd  >  Library  >  Audio  >  Plug-Ins  >  Components

Ableton, Reaper, Cubase: Mac Hd  >  Library  >  Audio  >  Plug-Ins  >  VST

Ableton, Reaper, Cubase: Mac Hd  >  Library  >  Audio  >  Plug-Ins  >  VST3

Pro Tools: Mac Hd  >  Library  >   Application Support  >  Avid  > Audio > Plug-Ins

Windows Plugin Files 

Pro Tools:

WIN32 AAX C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Avid\Audio\Plug-Ins

WIN64 AAX C:\Program Files\Common Files\Avid\Audio\Plug-Ins

Ableton, Reaper, Cubase:

WIN32 VST C:\Program Files (x86)\VstPlugins
WIN32 VST3 C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\VST3
WIN64 VST C:\Program Files\VstPlugins
WIN64 VST3 C:\Program Files\Common Files\VST3

When installing on a Win32 machine 

Pro Tools: 

WIN32 AAX C:\Program Files\Common Files\Avid\Audio\Plug-Ins

Ableton, Reaper, Cubase:

WIN32 VST C:\Program Files\VstPlugins
WIN32 VST3 C:\Program Files\Common Files\VST3

For stand alone Kontakt:

In your applications folder, you will still have Kontakt 5 and  you can choose this instead of Kontakt 6 to run these libraries. 

 

 

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