When loading a library instrument in KONTAKT you receive the following error message:
Your version of Kontakt is too old to load this file.
This message appears when you attempt to load a library instrument in KONTAKT which had originally been saved with a newer version of the software.
Note: KONTAKT Play Series libraries (ANALOG DREAMS / ETHERAL EARTH / HYBRID KEYS) can only be opened in KONTAKT 6 (Player) and will also cause this error if opened within KONTAKT 5.
- Install KONTAKT's latest update with Native Access. You will find any available update under the Available updates tab:
- If you wish to use a KONTAKT Play Series library (ANALOG DREAMS / ETHERAL EARTH / HYBRID KEYS), ensure that you load it with either KONTAKT 6 or KONTAKT 6 Player. KONTAKT 6 will appear in Native Access and your DAW as Kontakt:
- If the problem persists after having installed KONTAKT's latest update on a Windows computer, your host sequencer may be loading an outdated version of the KONTAKT VST plug-in. To learn how to do administer your VST plug-ins correctly on a Windows computer, watch this video.