Installation and Setup


Learn how to install and setup DEFT LINES. Create a Native ID and download the software from Native Access. Follow these installation instructions to get started.

Before you can make music with DEFT LINES, you must install and setup the necessary software. Follow these instructions to get started:

Native Access

Native Access is where you will install the software for DEFT LINES. If you are new to Native Instruments, you will first have to create your Native ID. To learn more about Native Access, visit our support page here.

  1. Download and install Native Access here.

  2. Create a Native ID, if you do not yet have one.

  3. Login to Native Access using your Native ID.

  4. Click the Not installed tab.

  5. Click INSTALL for the following products:



    The software is installed automatically.


If the software is already installed, click the Available updates tab and check for new updates before proceeding.


Once installed, you can start using DEFT LINES in KONTAKT. DEFT LINES is not an independent plug-in, so you first need to open an instance of KONTAKT or KONTAKT PLAYER:

  1. Open KONTAKT as a plug-in in your host software (DAW), or as stand-alone application.

  2. Locate DEFT LINES in the Browser, on the left side of the user interface.

  3. Click Instruments to open the product's content.

  4. Double-click the Deft Lines.nki file to load the instrument.


If you are new to KONTAKT and want more information, visit KONTAKT PLAYER and KONTAKT.