Does your PC not recognize the M-Audio Fast track Ultra device? If yes, then it’s time to update your M-Audio Fast Track Ultra drivers. Sometimes, outdated, malfunctioning, or damaged drivers can also cause problems with recording and sound playback.
In this post below, we explain three ways to download and install the latest M-Audio Fast Track Ultra driver update for Windows and Mac.
Method 1: Update M-Audio Fast Track Ultra driver in Device Manager
Sometimes, outdated drivers can cause problems with recording and sound playback. Issues such as stuttering recording, difficulty selecting the correct, valid input source, or having all available input sources usually indicate a faulty, outdated or inappropriate driver for your sound device. If this happens, be sure to update your drivers.
The easiest way to update your M-Audio Fast Track Ultra driver is to use Windows’ built-in Device Manager tool. This tool automatically finds and installs the latest drivers for your device, including your sound card drivers. This is the easiest, but won’t necessarily find the latest or most suitable drivers. You can try it first.
Step 1: Right-click on the Start button in the taskbar area and then click Device Manager to open the same.
Step 2: In the Device Manager, expand the Sound, video and game controllers tree.
Step 3: Locate the Fast Track Ultra listing and right-click on it, and then click the Update driver option.
Step 4: Select Search automatically for drivers.
Then Windows will search and install the new driver automatically and you should follow the on-screen prompts to finish the installation.
Method 2: Update M-Audio Fast Track Ultra driver automatically (Recommended)
Drivers are how your computer communicates with audio and MIDI devices. To download software drivers for your M-Audio Fast Track Ultra, you can visit the manufacturer’s page to find any available driver downloads. However, the manual download method can be a bit complicated and error-prone. If you don’t want to waste time and effort dealing with bad consequences, you can use Driver Booster, an automatic tool to download the latest drivers.
Driver Booster is the must-have driver updater that keeps drivers and game components up-to-date. It’s very powerful, yet easy to use for all Windows users. The program updates all outdated/faulty/missing drivers with just one click. In this release, the database is further expanded to 3,500,000+, which ensures that almost all Windows users can update all outdated drivers and game components.
The drivers supported by Driver Booster have passed the Microsoft WHQL test and strictly complied with IObit Review Rules to ensure the security and authority of the drivers.
In addition, Driver Booster provides an automatic driver update service, which can download and install drivers when the system is idle, saving users a lot of time. Therefore, please use Driver Booster to update your M-Audio Fast Track Ultra drivers.
Step 1: Download, install and run Driver Booster on your Windows PC.
Step 2: Click the icon Scan.
Click the Scan icon to scan the entire system for updated drivers. This tool will list the outdated drivers.
Step 3: Update outdated device.
To update the M-Audio Fast Track Ultra driver, you can choose it and click Update to download and install it on your computer. Or, you can click the Update Now button to update all the outdated device drivers.
Method 3: Update M-Audio Fast Track Ultra driver on the official site
It’s easier to update drivers through Device Manager, but Windows may not provide new drivers. In this case, you can search for and download the latest drivers from the manufacturer. In fact, the best place to download drivers is directly from the hardware manufacturer because you don’t have to worry about compatibility and so on with the drivers you download from the manufacturer.
Before updating your drivers directly from a manufacturer’s website, make sure you know the PC model or device model and the specific Operating System you are using. Once you have this information, go to the manufacturer’s website and download the appropriate driver.
However, for those of you who do not have computer skills, this method may seem a bit difficult. But don’t worry, the following tutorial will help you a lot:
For Windows users
Step 1: Go to M-Audio Fast Track Ultra Drivers page.
Step 2: Scroll down to find Windows Releases panel.
Step 3: Click the download icon (Version 6.1.9) to download the latest driver for M-Audio Fast Track Ultra on your Windows PCs.
This is the final driver release for the Fast Track Ultra 8R which is qualified with Windows 7, 8, 8.1 but Windows 10 (or later) is not compatible and will not be qualified.
Step 4: After downloading the .exe file, follow the on-screen instructions to install the M-Audio Fast Track Ultra drivers.
Step 5: After that, reboot your system to apply the recently installed drivers.
For Mac users
Step 1: Go to M-Audio Fast Track Ultra driver page.
Step 2: Under Mac Releases, click the download icon (Version 2.3.3) to download the M-Audio Fast Track Ultra driver on your Mac.
This driver is only qualified with Mac OS X 10.8.5, 10.9.5, 10.10, 10.10.1 while Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan (or later) is not compatible and will not be qualified.
Step 3: After downloading, unzip the downloaded file, run the .exe file, then follow the on-screen instructions to install it on your Mac.
FAQ about M-Audio Fast Track Ultra driver
The M-Audio Fast Track Ultra is a high-speed, 8 x 8 USB 2.0 recording interface, that delivers four “Octane” technology, phantom powered preamps and features on-board DSP.
If the interface isn’t showing up when connecting it to your computer, reconnect the interface by unplugging and plugging it back in.
Yes. The Fast Track from M-Audio is a USB audio interface for both Mac and Windows computers.
Fast Track Ultra is supported under Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or later, or Windows Vista (32-bit editions). It is not supported under Windows 2000, Windows 98, 98SE or Windows ME.
Fast Track Ultra is supported by PowerPC-based Macs running Mac OS X version 10.3.9 or 10.4.10 and by Intel based Macs running Mac OS X version 10.4.10 or later.