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Novation USB 1.1 driver - Version 2.5
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- Added MiniNova Support.
- Recalibrated ASIO latencies for UltraNova and Twitch.
- Improved control panel user interface.
- Added Launchpad S Support.

NOTE: Launchpad S is a class compliant device and so does not require a driver for standard use, however if you wish to use Launchpad S with more than one Windows application at a time the driver will need to be installed.



Compatible with Mac OS 10.7/10.8


- Fixes an issue which affected the signal quality when soft monitoring inputs on Mountain Lion.
- Fixes audio dropout issue on USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports.
- Fixed issue with distortion and artefacts on input stream on Lion/Mountain Lion

Novation USB Drivers
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Please note that we encourage Mac users to install version 2.4 of the Novation USB driver unless using an older version of OSX (10.5.8 or earlier).


Novation USB driver 2.3 Windows Release Notes

- Fixes system freeze when Automap is opened with Launchpad connected on Windows 7 64 bit


Novation USB driver 2.3 Mac Release Notes

Supported operating systems: OS 10.5.8 (32 & 64 bit), OS 10.6.8 and OS 10.7 or later.

-added support for Ultranova

-added support for 64 bit 


Novation USB driver 2.4 Mac Release Notes

Supported operating systems: OS 10.6.8 (32 & 64 bit) and OS 10.7 or later.

- Fixed Mac 'Grey screen' crash when waking up from sleep mode while a device is connected

- Now plays back Mac system sounds correctly

- Fixed clash with Focusrite USB 2.0 devices


SERATO USERS : Please install the latest version of Itch before you install the Mac 2.4 USB driver.

ULTRANOVA USERS : Please install the latest UltraNova package (1.1) before installing this driver.

X-Station Templates & Learn Files
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This download contains all available templates for the X-Station including learn files and default arrangements.

If you have created your own templates and you wish to share them with other Novation users please send them to (Please indicate which Novation product the templates were created with).

X-Station Template Editors
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The Latest template editors for Windows and OSX, these can be used to load templates for any Novation product and load them into the X Station. They can also be used to send OS updates and patch banks to the X Station.

X Station OS update
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Released January 2007. Includes X-Station OS 3.0.03, release notes and new KS synth templates for the X-Station. NOTE: the latest Novation USB drivers must be installed before updating the X-Station OS.

Sound Banks

Jamiroquai soundbank for X-Station
X-Station 100 New Sounds
X-Station Factory Presets
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Original soundbanks 1 & 2 that come on the X-station as the default programs.

User Guides

X-Station User Guides
X-Station & KS Synth - Synthesis Tutorial
X-Station Midi Tutorial
X-Station Intro - Quick guide section
X-Station Advanced Features
The KS Synthesizer
X-Station MIDI Implementation