How to Download and Install Apollo 8 Driver for Mac
Apollo 8 is a professional audio interface that offers superior A/D and D/A conversion, classic analog sound, and UAD plug-ins. If you want to use Apollo 8 with your Mac computer, you need to download and install the latest UAD software, which includes the driver and the console application.
In this article, we will show you how to download and install Apollo 8 driver for Mac in a few simple steps.
Step 1: Check your Mac compatibility
Before you download and install Apollo 8 driver for Mac, make sure your Mac computer meets the following requirements:
It has an available Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port.
It runs macOS 10.12 Sierra or later.
It has at least 6 GB of available disk space.
It has at least 4 GB of RAM.
Step 2: Download the latest UAD software
The latest UAD software installer, which includes the Apollo 8 driver and the console application, is available here. The installer file is downloaded to the disk location specified in your web browser's preferences.
Note: When updating the UAD software to a newer version, it is not necessary to uninstall the previous version first. If you are running an older operating system, you can visit the Software Archives to locate and download the UAD software version qualified for use with your OS.
Step 3: Install the UAD software
Once you have downloaded the UAD software installer, follow these steps to install it on your Mac:
Double-click the downloaded file to launch the installer.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.
Restart your Mac when prompted.
Connect your Apollo 8 to your Mac using a Thunderbolt cable.
Power on your Apollo 8 and wait for it to be recognized by your Mac.
Step 4: Register and authorize your Apollo 8
After installing the UAD software and connecting your Apollo 8, you need to register and authorize your device to use it with your Mac. To do this, follow these steps:
Launch the UAD Meter & Control Panel application from your Applications folder or Dock.
Click on the blue UA icon in the menu bar and select \"Authorize Plug-Ins...\".
Login with your UA account credentials or create a new account if you don't have one.
Select your Apollo 8 from the list of devices and click \"Authorize\".
Wait for the authorization process to complete and restart your Mac if prompted.
You have successfully downloaded and installed Apollo 8 driver for Mac. You can now use your Apollo 8 with your favorite DAW or standalone application. You can also access the Apollo Console application from your Applications folder or Dock to control your Apollo 8 settings and features.
If you need more help or have any questions, please visit the Apollo Thunderbolt Support page or contact UA customer support. ec8f644aee