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Merging recommends its users to follow the v12 Installation guide requirements and recommendations. 

PLEASE UNINSTALL ANY PREVIOUS VERSION INSTALLED BEFORE INSTALLING PYRAMIX 12 - OVATION 8 - VCUBE 8 - AMR 12 - RAVENNA ASIO 12

Supported OS

  • The Pyramix V12 / Ovation 8 / VCube 8 / AMR 12 / RAVENNA ASIO 12 installers are only 64bit compatible.
  • Pyramix V12 is compatible with the following OS :
    Windows 7 Professional (64bit):
    Windows 10 Professional (64bit)  Creator / Fall Creator / Spring Creator / October Update
    Supports: MassCore/RAVENNA, Native/RAVENNA & Native ASIO
    Pyramix V12 Native is not supported on Windows 8.1
     
  • Windows 7 users : be sure that those two windows updates (especially kb3033929) are properly installed :
    Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB3033929)
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=46148
    Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB3123479)
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=50491

    If the Windows updates seems stuck or very slow, please see this page this page for further advises. 

Installers

  • If you are not successfully installing Pyramix V12 at the first installation try on Windows 10, please restart your system and launch again the Pyramix V12 installer
    If you are not successfully installing Ovation v8 at the first installation try on Windows 10, please restart your system and launch again the Ovation v8 installer
  • Uninstalling a Pyramix version might leave components behind, please use the PMX CleanUp v11.1available for those in need to reinstalling from a clean environment.
    Please consult the MT Cleanup page for further details.
    Note: Under Windows 10 the MTCleanUp should be launched as Administrator.
  • MassCore users previously running V11.x must update the MassCore Runtime engine.
  • As of v11.1 the ANEMAN installer is no longer included in the Pyramix Installer.
    Please download and install the latest ANEMAN in order to manage and monitor your AoIP devices from http://www.merging.com/products/networked-audio/aneman
  • Pyramix v12 Projects are not backward compatible with Pyramix v11.1, users must perform a “Save Special as v11.1” in order to open such project in v11.1


We recommend to Ovation users which have already a Pyramix installed on their computer to first uninstall Pyramix before install Ovation.
The Ovation installer include both Ovation and Pyramix installers.

License

  • Pyramix V12 requires v12 keys.
  • Users with a valid ASM plan are eligible to the v12 update.
  • Pyramix v12 MassCore requires MassCore / RTX64 -3.0 key
    Users with a SSK-HUD-RTX (RTX dongle) can store simultaneously a Pyramix v10 MassCore/RTX64 key and a Pyramix v11-v12 MassCore/RTX64 key on the same dongle.
    Pyramix v11-v12 MassCore uses an RTX64  keys starting with IZRTX64-030- XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX
  • The HASP security dongles are not supported
    For such configuration users must purchase a SafeNet dongle, see with your local Merging sales office.

MassCore notes

  • MassCore users should pay special attention to the Bios configuration.
    Improper configured Bios could result in MassCore Spikes, Blue Screens or corrupted audio signal.
    Pyramix v12 and RAVENNA PC configurations details are available in the Support Section of our website. 
  • Note that in order to run Pyramix v12 MassCore under 64bit you will need a RTX64 Activation Key along with a MassCore 64-bit key.
    Find here a document explaining different MassCore/RTX64 installation and licensing scenarios.

VS3 Plugins

  • The VB VS3 plugins are installed along with Pyramix.
  • Algorithmix Denoiser and descracther plugins are included in Pyramix installer (since version 10.0.7 Hotfix)
    Algorithmix DeNoiser and DeScratcher are functional as is under Pyramix v12 but no longer maintained. 
  • The Flux VS3 plugins needs to be installed separately, consult fluxhome.com/download
  • Cedar plugins needs to be installed separately, consult your local dealer.


VST Plugins

  • Pyramix v12 – 64bit does support natively 64bit VST plug-ins.
  • Pyramix v12 – 64bit does support natively 64bit VST3 plug-ins.
  • A workaround for VST 32bit plugins users under a 64bit OS is possible by simply installing the
    jBridge third party application, without running jBridger (no need to create 64bit proxy VST dlls).
    32 bit Waves plugins not supported by Merging when using jBridge under a 64bit OS. Please use Waves 64bit plugins in such case.
    Merging is not responsible for any eventual instabilities and side effects caused by the use of jBridge.