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Dante software on macOS Big Sur and Apple M1-based computers

In November 2020, Apple announced both the release of macOS 11 (Big Sur) and new Mac computers that employ Apple Silicon, with the new M1 ARM SoC in lieu of x86 (Intel) processors.

Dante Controller, Dante Virtual Soundcard and Dante Via are fully supported on Intel based Mac’s running macOS 10.14, 10.15 and 11.

Dante Controller formally supports the Apple M1 ARM SoC (Rosetta only).

Dante Virtual Soundcard requires more significant work and is not expected until early 2022. Confirmation that Dante Via is also M1 ready requires further validation, however customers may find that Dante Via already works on M1, dependent on the features they are using.


Invite only preview

We are inviting applications from those customers with environments that are suitable to test an early preview of M1 capable Dante Virtual Soundcard. Feedback is essential to speed the time to market. Interested? Complete the application form at https://forms.office.com/r/CC1eXVvD6F.

We are only able to accept a limited number into the trial program. Apologies in advance if we are not able to include you.

Selected participants will be contacted and must sign a Field Trial Agreement. This document describes the conditions that the trial software is provided to you, and the conditions under which it can be used by you.

For those that are not able to join the preview program, a general release of M1 capable Dante Virtual Soundcard is expected in early 2022.