Native Access is an administration tool for product activation, installation and updates for all your Native Instruments products. It can be found in the following directory:
- Mac: Macintosh HD > Applications > Native Access
- Windows: C: > Program Files > Native Instruments > Native Access
Note: If it has not been installed yet, you can download Native Access from here.
This article describes the different areas of Native Access:
Click on the user icon to access the Native Access Preferences.
Before installing your products, verify all File locations to ensure that all your NI applications and content products will be installed in the desired locations. Read this article (or video) to learn more about defining installation paths under File locations.
Note: In the Settings tab of the Preferences you can enable / disable Usage Data Tracking for all your NI applications. Read this article for more information.
Here you can download and install all products you have purchased but have not yet installed on your system. You can choose to INSTALL ALL or INSTALL each product individually.
Here you can install all available updates for products already installed on your system. You can choose to UPDATE ALL or UPDATE each product individually.
Product entries that appear in yellow indicate that they are no longer found under their original installation path. In this case, click UPDATE to REINSTALL the product as explained in this article or RELOCATE the installation path as explained in this article (or video).
Here you find a list of all products already installed on your system.
Product entries with a REPAIR button indicate that they are not found under the original installation path. In this case, click REPAIR to REINSTALL the product as explained in this article or RELOCATE the installation path as explained in this article (or video).
Here you can enter the serial number of your NI hardware product or your KOMPLETE hard drive as well as any third-party KONTAKT / REAKTOR library. This is required in order to activate the software products included in the bundle. After entering the serial number and confirming with ADD SERIAL, the bundled software products appear under Not installed. Read more about registering a hardware product in this article.