The table below provides download links to the last compatible KONTAKT (Player) versions that can be installed on operating systems no longer supported by Native Instruments. Click on the link corresponding to your operating system to download the full installer.
|OS||KONTAKT 5 (Player)||KONTAKT 6 (Player)|
|OS X 10.6||KONTAKT 5.1.0 (Player)|
|OS X 10.7||KONTAKT 5.3.1 (Player)*|
|OS X 10.8||KONTAKT 5.5.2 (Player)**|
|OS X 10.9||KONTAKT 5.6.6 (Player)|
|OS X 10.10||KONTAKT 5.7.3 (Player)|
|OS X 10.11||KONTAKT 5.8.1 (Player)||KONTAKT 6.0.4 (Player)|
|Windows XP||KONTAKT 5.1.0 (Player)|
* Last version to support RTAS plug-in format.
** Last version to support 32 bit AAX plug-in format.
- The free KONTAKT Player does not require an activation.
- You can activate the full version of KONTAKT after the installation by following these steps depending on your operating system:
OS X 10.6 to OS X 10.8 / Windows XP
- Open Service Center and click the Overview tab.
- Scroll down to the Kontakt Player 5 entry and click the Upgrade button.
- Enter the serial number of KONTAKT 5 or the KOMPLETE Bundle including it and click Activate.
OS X 10.9 and Higher
- Users of OS X 10.9, 10.10 and 10.11 can install the last compatible Native Access version for those operating systems from here.
- Open Native Access and log in with your NI account's email address and password. KONTAKT will be automatically activated after the login.