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how can I use Universal Control and Classic Studio Live 16.4.2 with Catalina/

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asked Jan 10 in Classic Mixers by anthonychristensen (120 points)
if I downgrade my Mac to the last operating system, Mojavi, can I download drivers for Universal Control and use my Studio/live 16.4.2 ? I just got the upgrade for Studio One 4.5  but can't connect my mixer to use it. maybe I should dump my Mac and go PC. I just want to get back to recording using my old gear. Ive heard downgrading will work, cause Apple really screwed this new operating system up for recording people like me. please help with information soon. this whole thing is getting very frustrating .Thanks in advance.

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answered Jan 10 by wahlerstudios (104,060 points)

The Mojavi downgrade might make sense, but the Knowledge Base document doesn't say anything about Studio One or Capture. As you have Studio One 4.5 already, why not just try?

If you want an answer from PreSonus, open a ticket with Support or ask in this Facebook group:

Presonus StudioLive Mixer Users
https://www.facebook.com/groups/236075319847351

This is the relevant part of the Knowledge Base article:

Apple macOS X 10.15 Compatibility Statement
https://support.presonus.com/hc/en-us/articles/360034790891-Apple-macOS-X-10-15-Compatibility-Statement-

Universal Control 1.7.6 - [Updated: 12-4-2019] - for FireWire products still work on Mac OS X 10.8.5—macOS 10.14 Mojave (Windows 7, 8.1, and 10, as well as). However, it will not be available on macOS 10.15 Catalina or future macOS versions.  Users of these products are advised not to update their systems beyond macOS 10.14 Mojave:

    StudioLive 1642
    StudioLive 2442
    StudioLive 1602 Classic
    FireStudio Project
    FireStudio Mobile
    FireStudio Tube
    FireStudio Lightpipe

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