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Focusrite Audio Interface Compatibility – Windows 8

Microsoft have released their latest operating system – Windows 8. Upgrading your PC may affect the compatibility of your software and peripheral products.
Please see the product compatibility summary below for details of full Windows 8 support for all current products.

Products that are fully compatible with Windows 8:


Saffire Pro 14
Saffire Pro 24
Saffire Pro 24DSP
Saffire Pro 40
Liquid Saffire 56

Scarlett 2i2
Scarlett 2i4

Scarlett 8i6
Scarlett 18i6

....the latest version of Scarlett MixControl can be found HERE

The following products have been seen to work with Windows 8 using the latest public release of the relevant driver:

iTrack Solo
Saffire 6 USB
VRM Box (Using beta driver)

If you are serious about music making or rely on your Focusrite hardware to earn a living, we strongly advise that you wait for at least 6 months or more before updating to the latest OS until any unexpected issues arise and are dealt with.

Please check back in regularly for more information on updates and Windows 8 compatibility.

As always if you have any questions or concerns, you can get in touch with us through our Support Contact Form and we will be happy to help.