Release Notes 5.0.1

64bit builds: (.9916) Windows 10. and (.9922) macOS 10.14 or later.

This release is a hot fix addressing critical performance issues for masking in Lightroom and other non-critical issues for multiple plugins. This release also improves UI usability.

Note! Windows 11 and MacOS Monterey (12.0) have not yet been officially tested.

Hardware Support (UI v.5) 

  • Loupedeck CT [CT]  
  • Loupedeck Live [Lv]  

Hardware Support (UI v.2)  

  • Loupedeck+ [LD+]  
  • Loupedeck Original [LD]  

Software Support (MacOS & Windows):  

  • Ableton Live 10 [CT, Lv]  
  • Adobe After Effects [LD+, CT, Lv]  
  • Adobe Audition [LD+, CT, Lv]  
  • Adobe Lightroom Classic [All devices]  
  • Adobe Illustrator [CT, Lv]  
  • Adobe Photoshop 2021 [All devices]  
  • Camera Raw (only Photoshop) [All devices]  
  • Adobe Premiere Pro [LD+, CT, Lv]  
  • Capture One [All devices]   
  • Skylum Aurora HDR (v.1.2 or newer) [LD+, LD]  
  • Spotify Premium [CT, Lv]  
  • OBS Studio (v26.0 or later) [CT, Lv] 
  • Philips Hue (Bridge) [CT, Lv]  

Software Support (MacOS only):  

  • Final Cut Pro (MacOS) [LD+, CT, Lv]  
  • MacOS [CT, Lv]  

Software Support (Windows only):  

  • Streamlabs OBS (v0.20 or later) [CT, Lv]  
  • Windows [CT, Lv] 
  • vMix [CT, Lv] 


New Features 

  • More icons added to the installation package

Improvements (General) 

  • New custom action type: Web Page, which includes pre-filled "https://" prefix
    • Note: the Run -custom action can still be used for launching web pages
  • Import profiles & Find More Apps now have a fixed position and are visible at the bottom of the Profile drop-down-menu (even when the menu becomes scrollable)

Improvements (Plugin) 


  • Smoother authentication processing and notification
  • Improved sync with websocket (in open source project)
  • Dynamic icon text changed to black

Streamlabs OBS

  • Dynamic icon text changed to black

Bug Fixes (General)


  • Editing a custom action no longer changes the custom action to a macro
  • Page navigation actions are now located in the same action group 
  • Exporting a profile now clears excessive plugin data (from the exported profile)
  • Semicolon and NumpadEnter keys are now supported
  • Service no longer crashes after sleep mode (only experienced in isolated cases)
  • In Simplified mode: the page menu is no longer "too wide"
  • Bottom bar on Loupedeck Original / Loupedeck+ UI is now visible


  • Keyboard mode and pressed down keyboard actions function correctly
  • Numpad numbers now work


  • Clicking on the dial's action / adjustment box now reveals the assigned function on the action panel
  • "Create new action" menu is now closed when page is changed during creation process
  • Placeholder texts shown when there are no actions to display for the active plugin
  • Page navigator now works logically and does not jump over numbers after pages in the UI have been reordered
  • Pressing the Home button from the UI no longer produces a blank device image (issue related to some plugins in isolated cases)
  • In Classic View, the device info (in settings) is now refreshed when the device is changed
  • Hiding additional plugins can now be undone with the "undo" function (Ctrl+Z)
  • Unassigning an action from the device no longer refreshes the action panel
  • Page navigation does not (incorrectly) update when selecting a profile which is currently already selected
  • Created macro is now selected and shown on the action panel after Save is pressed
  • Device screen is now correctly updated after pressing "Ok" in Manage Plugins dialog.

Onboarding Wizard

  • Switch for Telemetry Recording is now by default set "On".
  • Selecting streaming now sets dynamic mode automatically "Off"


Bug Fixes (Plugin) 

Ableton Live

  • Dynamic Page: Clip Launch Mode – all dial actions restored

Capture One

  • Filtering by Color (FN+ColorButtons) now works
  • Masking submode / workspace is now visible for Lightroom profiles prior to v. 5.0 update
  • Delete Tool now has more logical and consistent functionality
  • MacOS:
    • Mask & tool information is now received and shown correctly in control centers and wheel widget (within masking submode / workspace)
    • Loupedeck+: Keyboard modifiers work correctly


  • Correct icon is shown during recording
  • Plugin reconnects when profile is changed

Philips Hue

  • Command window appears during registration


  • Photoshop Actions (macros) are now visible (issue in isolated cases)

Streamlabs OBS

  • StreamlabsPlugin.dll now is loaded in all circumstances

Known Issues 


  • MIDI plugin user interface is missing from the new UI. Please use the Classic UI View to create new MIDI actions.  
  • Hiding applications in profile drop-down menu not permanent and applications will re-appear
  • Workspaces or pages cannot be assigned from their corresponding menus 
  • Please assign workspaces or pages from the Navigation group 
  • MacOS: If two versions of the same supported application are installed, the non-active version may start when using press actions from Loupedeck. 
  • In some circumstances Loupedeck+ may not wake up after (OS) sleep mode 
  • Sometimes, when UI is on, Loupedeck console does not change to the correct profile when the target applications is active
  • Streaming plugins are not shown by default on normal MacOS profile
    • Workaround: Please add a default profile or make the plugins visible from the "Manage plugins" option
  • Icons are not included in “copy / paste”
  • Clearing a search does not leave selected dial assignment boxes open

    Ableton Live

    • Ableton Live 11 support update in beta can be downloaded from       

    After Effects

    • Some shortcut actions do not work with a non-English keyboard layout due to the physically different key location


    • Multiple Loupedeck control surfaces can be seen (bug in Audition). Please read this troubleshooting article for more information.

    Capture One

    • Some icons are not shown (e.g. Set Rating)
    • Loupedeck+ / Loupedeck Original: Control Dial / Crop does not work

    Final Cut Pro

    • Localization (translation of action names) is temporarily disabled
    • Some color wheel adjustments are incorrectly translated

    Lightroom Classic

    • First time activation of masking causes a long delay, but in subsequent processing, masking functions smoothly
    • After deleting a mask, the previous mask is not selected automatically
    • In some cases, closing masking does not automatically refresh device state
    • Pressing Home button in masking does not return to develop mode
    • Some brush parameters are missing from the action list
    • Copying image values ignores the White Balance value "as shot" and changes target image unexpectedly
    • Loupedeck+: Color Grading Reset actions are missing from the UI
    • Activate Crop Tool By Rotation has inconsistent behaviour
    • Global Color Grading adjustments may not work correctly if German language is selected from Lightroom and OS.
    Philips Hue
    • UI does not update connectivity information when Philips Hue is connected  


    • Dynamic pages cannot be added using the new UI

    Photoshop (Camera Raw)

    • In some cases Zoom out action zooms in, instead of zooming out (please inform if encountered!) 

    Premiere Pro

    • On version older than 14.0, Run Script Error messages shows constantly preventing use of Loupedeck. This is not an issue with later versions of Premiere Pro

    Spotify Premium

    • 'Devices' action is missing an icon


    • Dynamic feature called the Input Switcher is still in beta and in case new inputs are introduced during a session, the switcher may not update the input list in real time. Restarting the Loupedeck software resolves issue.