The ROLI Hardware Driver is an application that runs in the background and helps ROLI software to manage your connected hardware. For ROLI Studio Player, it helps manage all the smart features and hardware integration, such as applying the correct scale or loading the controls for the Audio FX onto your Block.
In ROLI Dashboard, it is the main interface between your hardware and ROLI software, and it's important that ROLI Hardware Driver it is running for your devices to be recognised within ROLI Dashboard. As such, ROLI Dashboard requires the latest version of ROLI Hardware Driver to be running on your system.
If you're not sure if ROLI Hardware Driver is installed, please download and install the latest version of ROLI Connect, which will automatically install and launch ROLI Hardware Driver.
You can download ROLI Connect from the following links:
If you continue to run into issues where ROLI Dashboard or any other ROLI Software is not recognising your connected Blocks, please follow these troubleshooting guides.
Please navigate in Finder to: HD/Users/[USERNAME/]Applications, where you should then see the ROLI Hardware Driver. If you double-click this application this should get it running and your ROLI Software should connect to your Blocks.
Please navigate in Windows Explorer to: C:\Program Files\ROLI\ROLI Hardware Driver where you should then see the ROLI Hardware Driver.exe file. If you double-click this application this should get it running and your ROLI Software should connect to your Blocks.
If you experience any other issues with ROLI Hardware Driver, please speak to our support team.