Dante Controller v4.12.0.3 Package (macOS)

Dante Controller v4.12.0 is a recommended maintenance release, and also adds support for Dante Pro S1 devices in Dante Updater.

The installer includes Dante Updater v2.5.0 and Dante Activator.

User Guides

What's New: 

Dante Controller 4.12.0

  • No new features

Dante Updater 2.5.0

  • Support for Dante Pro S1 

Dante Activator (bundled within Dante Updater)

  • No new features
Supported Platforms: 
macOS 14 - Sonoma
macOS 13 - Ventura
macOS 12 - Monterey
  • All operating systems should be updated to the latest available version.

Installing or Updating Dante Controller

To install Dante Controller you will need to be logged on with administrator privileges.

Note: You do not need to uninstall the previous version before installing this update.

To install Dante Controller:

  • Ensure you are logged on to your computer as an administrator.
  • Double-click the downloaded Dante Controller installer file.
  • A drive icon will appear on your Desktop Finder window. Double-click it to open.
  • Double-click the Dante Controller.pkg file. This will run the installer.
  • Read the license text, and if you accept the terms of the agreement, click Agree.
  • If you do not accept these terms, click Disagree to terminate the installation.


Release Date: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2024


Get Update Notifications

Bug Fixes: 

Dante Controller v4.12.0

  • CS-1152 / ETS-4887: On some systems, information may have been missing from the Control Tab for video and AVIO Bluetooth devices

Dante Updater v2.5.0

  • N/A
Known Issues: 

Dante Controller v4.12.0

  • No new known issues

Pre-existing known issues (from Dante Controller v4.11.1)

  • ETS-4467: Column sort for event log does not sort alphanumerically
  • CS-477: Software update window language may not match the Dante Controller Language
  • KAS-233: Unmanaged multicast bandwidth value does not include video media
  • CM-1402: DDM interop: Dante Controller incorrectly allows enrolled Brooklyn II devices at v4.0.9.2 firmware to create AES67 flows. Workaround: Reboot the Brooklyn II device.
  • CM-1424: DDM interop: The 'Create Multicast Flow' dialog incorrectly reports support for 64 channels / flow for SMPTE configs that only support 8.
  • CM-1432: DDM interop: Dante Controller shows SMPTE clock domains 1, 2 and 3 as sample rate pull-up clock domains in the clocking status tab.

Dante Updater v2.5.0

  • N/A

Pre-existing known issues (from Dante Updater v2.4.0)

  • PP-78: DDM interop: No prompt shown when DDM is down  
  • NIMBUS-670: The Select All Button in Library does not react to the search filter

Dante Activator v1.1.3

  • No new known issues


Audinate’s Support for Inclusive Language

To our customers: some of the terminology used in Dante products has been changed to align with modern usage. Specifically, areas related to Dante clocking now refer to “Primary Leader Clock”, “Leader Clocks” and “Follower Clocks” to describe the functions of each role more clearly.