Does Ascension work on M1 Macs? (Mac Silicon/ ARM)
Short answer Yes! Ascension 1.5.1 works natively on both Intel and M1 Macs - we recommend that you upgrade to version 1.5.1.
Ascension 1.5 will run as an Audio unit (AU component) on your Big Sur M1 based Mac using Rosetta2.
Ascension 1.5.1 will work natively on Mac Silicon M1 based Macs and Intel Macs available as an Universal Binary.
If you are using version 1.5 or below, you will need to ensure that your DAW app such as Logic Pro X is up-to-date and has "Open using Rosetta" enabled.
You can enable this option by visiting your Applications Folder, right clicking Logic Pro > Get Info > "Open Using Rosetta".
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If you have migrated your Ascension installation from a previous Mac OS or computer you will need to re-licence Ascension.
Ascension 1.0.1 is not compatible with OS 11 Big Sur. You must upgrade your synth to Ascension 1.5 or higher.
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