1. Which operating systems does Creative Console work with? Does creative console support iOS?
Monogram Creative Console is compatible with Windows (8.1 and higher, 10 recommended; 64-bit only) and macOS (10.12 Sierra and higher). Creative Console is not currently compatible with iOS, we hope to expand our app’s compatibility to iOS in the future.
Please see our software downloads for full system requirements.
2.How does the Creative Console communicate with software?
Monogram Creative Console hooks directly into editing software like the Adobe suite and Capture One (macOS) through custom-built software plugins. These are our native integrations.
Creative Console can also communicate through common standards like MIDI, keyboard shortcuts, and HID joystick and mouse actions. This is called universal compatibility.
3.Is each console compatible with the same apps?
Yes. Every console comes with all of our native integrations out of the box.
4.What versions of Adobe software are compatible with Creative Console?
Creative console is developed for use with:
-Premiere Pro CC
-After Effects CC
For all CC apps, support begins with version 2015.5 and extends to the latest releases, with ongoing development for new features and compatibility.
5.What other software is compatible with Monogram Creative Console?
Final Cut Pro, versions 10.4.4 and later, is supported via CommandPost.
Capture One, versions 11 and later, is natively supported on macOS systems only.
Creative console can control any software via MIDI, keyboard shortcuts, macros, as well as joystick and mouse actions.
Out-of-the-box, Creative Console has native integrations and pre-built profiles for leading creative software like Lightroom Classic, Photoshop CC, Capture One, and more. This enables you to get up and running in a matter of minutes and easily customize the functionality to your preference.
6.Can I assign keyboard shortcuts to modules?
Yes. You can assign any keystroke and/or modifier to the essential key, dial, and Orbiter modules. Essential key and dial modules also support macro assignment on the press action.
7. Does creative console support MIDI?
Yes. Creative console works with any application that supports MIDI protocol, including most DAWs and virtual instruments. Supported MIDI features and modes include control change, channel pressure, program change, note assignment, and per-module channel assignment.
Read more about assigning MIDI to Creative Console here.