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Blackhole Installer for Windows

Release Notes


  • Updated installer to automatically place plugins in the correct filesystem location, without prompting (where applicable).


  • Fix an issue where plugin would occasionally crackle/hiss at odd buffer sizes


  • Fix issue where Pro Tools automation quick-command would not work for some plugin parameters
  • Update UI code, so that plugin UI loads faster


  • Fix issue where plugins would not load in GarageBand
  • Fix an issue where plugin installer would trigger a warning about being non-optimized on macOS 10.13


  • Fix an issue where plugin would occasionally reload incorrectly in Pro Tools 11.1 and higher


  • Added support for the Native Instruments NKS Effects system
  • Updated UI for a cleaner, modern look
  • Added MIDI functionality
  • Added preset compatibility with H9 Control


  • Fix an issue where running certain buffer sizes, specifically those that were not sized to a power of two, would cause clicking and/or crashes


  • Fixes for several Pro Tools quick commands not working
  • Fixes issue where delay compensation would change when bypassing plugin in Pro Tools
  • Internal processing improvements
  • Fix issue where engaging “Freeze” would cause squealing feedback after long periods of time


  • Fix an issue where plug-ins could not be loaded in GarageBand on High Sierra
  • Fix a few typos in User Guides


  • Fixed an issue where HotSwitch would inadvertently write automation for mapped parameters


  • Fixed an issue where presets wouldn’t display in proper order on macOS High Sierra
  • Updated installer with retina-quality graphics and general UI improvements


  • Fixed a potential issue where audio processing could be interrupted


  • Fix problem where tempo could inadvertently be changed while in Tempo Sync mode
  • Fix crash when changing manual tempo


  • Internal processing changes and updates
  • Fixed an issue where hotswitch “off” state would occasionally be lost upon session restore
  • Fixed an issue where ribbon position would occasionally load incorrectly in Pro Tools
  • Updated manual


  • Fixes a preset bar cosmetic issue


  • Fixed a bug where closing the preset dropdown would occasionally cause a crash
  • Improved GUI sluggishness issue on macOS
  • Updated manual formatting


  • Fixes an issue where 32-bit plug-ins were occasionally crashing on some systems -Adds uninstaller capability on Windows


  • Fix for VST GUI sometimes updating very slowly, or becoming unresponsive
  • Fixes a small cosmetic issue in the preset bar


  • Various internal improvements and bug fixes


  • Updated User Guide for clarity
  • Various bug fixes and improvements