Kontakt player 7.0 and Dorico

Hi … I just downloaded Kontakt Player version 7.0. I have noticed that when I open projects in Dorico containing Kontakt sounds, the version with which they open in the vst control panel is still 6.0. What can it depend on?

Installing K7 doesn’t replace K6; they are different plugins. You would need to manually make the change to Kontakt 7

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How do I assign it to Dorico? I downloaded the update … but kontakt already appears among the vst … should I delete it from the list and reassign it? Thanx…

Kontakt 7 should appear in your VST list as Kontakt7 alongside Kontakt (which would be any earlier version).

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For existing project you will probably just want to keep using K6. I don’t think there’s any reason to change. Use K7 in new projects.

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“For existing project you will probably just want to keep using K6. I don’t think there’s any reason to change. Use K7 in new projects.” - wcreed

I was a late comer to alpha testing Kontakt 7. I think I’m allowed to say that there was some discussion about how to update existing DAW projects to Kontakt 7 from previous versions. There was no clear answer and the consensus was to do just as you said. Franky I can’t see any reason to change to 7 if 6 (or 5) in existing projects does the job. Besides the new browser (a major improvement) I don’t see enough difference from the typical usage in Dorico to update existing projects. I had no issues using K7 in Dorico.

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