System Requirements

McDSP HD and Native plug-ins are compatible with Pro Tools, Logic X, Cubase, Nuendo, Ableton Live, MOTU Digital Performer, Studio One, Sonar, and other DAWs that support AAX, AU, and/or VST3 plug-in formats.

McDSP Native plug-ins support AAX Native, AU, and VST3 plug-in formats. McDSP HD plug-ins additionally support the AAX DSP plug-in format, as well as AAX Native, AU, and VST3 plug-in formats. McDSP plug-ins support 10.10.x (Yosemite), 10.11.x (El Capitan), 10.12.x (Sierra), 10.13.x (High Sierra), 10.14.x (Mojave), 10.15.x (Catalina), 11.6.x (Big Sur), and Windows 7, 8, and 10.

McDSP plug-ins require an iLok2 or iLok3 USB Smart Key, or an iLok License Manager account and an iLok Cloud session for authorization.

McDSP AAX plug-ins support Pro Tools 12.x, 2018.x, 2019.x, and 2020.x or later.

McDSP AU plug-ins support Logic X, Digital Performer, Ableton Live, and other AU compatible DAWs.

McDSP VST3 plug-ins support Cubase 8.x, 9.x, 10.x or later, Nuendo 6.5.x or later, and other VST3 compatible DAWs.

McDSP HD plug-ins also support the VENUE S6L systems.


Problems with my order

Set Up and Installation
I am having trouble with a McDSP Demo.
Just installed a new version of McDSP plug-ins but they are not recognized by my DAW.
Where do the various VST plug-ins get installed on Windows systems?
Where are the VST3 presets installed on Windows systems?

iLok/Authorization issues
How do I redeem and activate my McDSP iLok authorization?
What is iLok Cloud?
I purchased some plug-ins. Why can't I see any authorizations in my iLok account?
I lost my iLok/My iLok was stolen. What can be done to restore my plug-ins?

More FAQ's
How do I know what version my McDSP plug-ins are?
What is the difference between an HD and a Native McDSP plug-in?


Software Return Policy

For McDSP Software purchases, if within 7 days of purchase, you have not redeemed your license codes nor downloaded them to an iLok device, you may contact support@mcdsp.com for a refund.