Axe-Fx II USB Drivers

Axe-Fx II USB Setup for OS X – 2019 Version

Disk Image—Oct 15, 2019
Updated version of the Axe-Fx II USB driver for OS X Catalina. Also works with older OS versions. The original driver remains available below.

Axe-Fx II USB Setup for OS X – 2013 Version

Disk Image—Jun 21, 2013
(v167) Required for all USB-equipped Fractal Audio Systems products under OS X. Requires 10.5.7 for MIDI-over-USB and 10.7.4 for USB Audio.

Axe-Fx II USB Driver Setup for Windows

Zip Archive—Jun 06, 2014
(v2014.06.06) – Required for all USB-equipped Fractal Audio Systems products under Windows. Requires Windows XP SP3 or newer (x86 or x64).

Axe-Fx II Firmware & Presets

Axe-Fx II XL PLUS

Firmware Ares v2.0

Zip Archive—Sep 18, 2019
This firmware is the final port of the “Ares” amp modeling used in the Axe-Fx III.

Firmware Quantum v10.01

Zip Archive—May 11, 2018
In addition to the newest “Ares” firmware above, this final version of “Quantum” remains available here.

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Preset Banks A, B and C

Zip Archive—Jul 13, 2017
Factory preset banks for Quantum 8.02 or later.
Please use Fractal-Bot to install these banks.

Axe-Fx II XL

Firmware Ares v2.0

Zip Archive—Sep 18, 2019
This firmware is the final port of the “Ares” amp modeling used in the Axe-Fx III.

Firmware Quantum v10.01

Zip Archive—May 11, 2018
In addition to the newest “Ares” firmware above, this final version of “Quantum” remains available here.

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Preset Banks A, B and C

Zip Archive—Jul 13, 2017
Factory preset banks for Quantum 8.02 or later.
Please use Fractal-Bot to install these banks.

Axe-Fx II Original/Mark II

Firmware Ares v2.0

Zip Archive—Sep 18, 2019
This firmware is the final port of the “Ares” amp modeling used in the Axe-Fx III.

Firmware Quantum v10.01

Zip Archive—May 11, 2018
In addition to the newest “Ares” firmware above, this final version of “Quantum” remains available here.

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Preset Banks A, B and C

Zip Archive—Jul 13, 2017
Factory preset banks for Quantum 8.02 or later.
Please use Fractal-Bot to install these banks.

Axe-Fx II Manuals & Documentation

Axe-Fx II Owner’s Manual (All Models)

PDF File—Feb 12, 2017
Preliminary version for Quantum 7 (All Axe-Fx II models)

Axe-Fx II XL MIDI THRU guide

PDF File—Jul 30, 2014

Axe-Fx II Scenes Mini-Manual

PDF File—Jul 30, 2014

Axe-Fx II Tone Match Mini-Manual

PDF File—Apr 24, 2012
Version 1.06

Axe-Fx II Cab IR Capture Guide

PDF File—Feb 09, 2015

MIMIC™ White Paper

PDF File—Apr 05, 2013

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