CMC no longer compatible with Mac OS Ventura

We are crying.
Why do we have to throw our precious CMC controllers in the trash?
Please, Steinberg, make us a gift…
maybe for christmas?


Same here. They are all still working flawlessly from the hardware side. Would be really sad if these could not be used anymore as there is no suitable replacement.

Come on, Steinberg. It could not be that hard to keep the software compatible with Ventura as it still works quite well on Monterey, at least on Intel-bases Macs. And the differences between Monterey and Ventura seem to be rather small looking around at other music-based plugins and software.

Steinberg still supports the CC121 which in fact is older than the CMC series.

Works great on my M1 on Ventura.


Install the CC121 midi driver. That is version 1.5.1 that’s a native version.And use the Tools old for the CMC than create your own scripts. It’s very easy

But I totally agree that this can be done! It’s a bloody shame that Steinberg doesn’t have script for them. It’s their own product!

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Great but can you be more specific about 'use the Tools old for the CMC than create your own scripts." I don’t understand what you are referring to and have a QC and CH dead in the water here on my M1 Mac.

Yes … perfectly good hardware in the trash AGAIN!

As much as I’d like to, I can’t see myself getting SB hardware again. I have other units, older than the CMC and the manufacturers provide drivers. Perhaps they write better software that’s easier to update? But whatever … Steinberg is Yamaha, and therefore a massive multinational corporation with plenty of resources to support driver updates.

I buy quite a bit of gear ( mainly for work ) and it can never be Yamaha or SB. The software support history is truly abysmal.

In terms of replacing the functionality of the CMC I’ve had luck using the Remote Device mapping feature of that latest Cubendo to leverage my Arturia controller which has plenty of knobs and Faders to control the Channel EQ/Transport/ View editors / Enable Solo,Mute, Automation etc … but not everything the CMC units I have did (Transport and QC ).