Native Instruments to discontinue software products, making installation impossible

Native Instruments will discontinue a whole host of their and third-party software products on 31st May 2020. This will disable the ability to reinstall or reactive any of the applications and plugins.

The announcement affects 45 Native Instruments and over 60 third-party software, plugin instruments, effects and sample libraries. Such as older versions of Traktor, Absynth, Battery, FM7, Pro-53, Spectral Delay and Guitar Rig. Find the full list of discontinue products and Native Instruments announcement here.

Native Instruments activation tool Service Center will also be discontinued, meaning all future activation (for supported software) must be done through the Native Access platform.

Note, this will not affect anyone who already has the software installed and activated, but should you need to reinstall, you’ll find yourself out of luck, so pray your computer doesn’t die. Most of the software listed has newer versions. NI suggest users contact third-parties for updated or alternative libraries.

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