With the release of Apple's latest OS X 10.12 Sierra as always, we advise users TO NOT upgrade for at least 4 - 6 months, so that any initial bugs can be ironed out. These precautions are ultimately so that your music projects are not interrupted due to incompatibility errors.
It is also important to verify OSX 10.12 (Sierra) compatibility with your host sequencer application before upgrading the operating system.
Please see below for a list of quick links for available details on music software compatibility with OS X Sierra:
iZotope - iZotope have released a full list of products which are compatible with the Apple OS X 10.12 Sierra update. Providing that you are up to date with the lastest versions of their products, no problems should occur:
Native Instruments (Kontakt 5) - NATIVE INSTRUMENTS have released the following; Apple OS X 10.12 Sierra compatibility statement, Apple OS X 10.12 Sierra compatibility chart. Which list the known compatible and unsupported devices.
VSL - Please install the latest updates available from your VSL user account.
Toontrack - No known issues, all appears ok. Please install the latest updates available.
Spectrasonics - The current versions of Omnisphere 2, Trilian and Stylus RMX are working normally. Please visit your Spectrasonics User Area to ensure you are running the latest updates.
Rob Papen - No known issues, all appears ok. Please install the latest updates available.
Synthogy - No known issues, all appears to be ok. Please install the latest updates available.
Garritan - No known issues with Apple OS X 10.12 Sierra. Please check the Make Music website to ensure the system requirements for your desired product.
Best Service (Engine) - Download the latest Engine update.
iLok Licence Manager - No known issues, supported from Apple OS X 10.7 (Lion) or above, including Sierra. Please ensure you are up to date through the iLok License Manager application.
Music Hosts / DAWs Compatibility Detail Links:
Logic Pro X - Logic pro X is compatible with Apple OS X 10.11 or later, including Sierra.
Pro Tools 10/11/12 - Pro Tools HD 12.6 is compatible with Apple OS X 10.12 Sierra. Please see the stystem requierments page below, for further detials.
Live 9 - Live 9.7 (or higher) is compatible with Apple OS X 10.12 Sierra. You can download the latest Live version from your User Account.
Live 8 - As Live 8 is a legacy version, no testing or updates have been performed with Live 8.4.2 or earlier. The latest operating system to support Live 8.4.2 is Mac OS X 10.9 "Mavericks".
Cubase 9 - Cubase 9 is s compatible with Apple OS X 10.11 or later, including Sierra.