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Firmware & Presets

Firmware v8.00

Apr 29, 2024 - Zip Archive
Firmware for the FM3 Original and FM3 Mark II Turbo. Includes an Update Guide and Release Notes.
IMPORTANT: Firmware 8.00 is one of the first versions to feature new DynaCab™ speaker cab simulation technology. The firmware is now comprised of two components: a main firmware file and a separate Dyna-Cab file. To install both files, please use Fractal-Bot (standalone) version 3.00.18 or newer, OR the version of Fractal-Bot that is built into FM3-Edit version 1.06.09 or newer.

FM3 Firmware Update Guide


Factory Presets

Nov 6, 2023 - Zip archive
Factory preset banks, For FM3 firmware 7.00 or newer. Includes banks A, B, C and an ALL BANKS file. Use Fractal-Bot to install. 
NOTE: These are exactly the same as the 5.03 presets with the exception that the “Update All Presets” utility has been run on them.



FM3 Owner's Manual

Jul 12, 2023 - PDF File.


FM3 - Power up and take off

Aug, 2022 - PDF File.
G66 tutorial for greenhorns


Fractal Audio Blocks Guide

Jun, 2023 - PDF File.
This detailed guide covers the features and parameters of the amp block, cab blocks used in the FM3, FM9 and Axe-Fx III.


Fractal Audio Footswitch Functions Guide

April, 2022 - PDF File.
This guide covers the functions that can be assigned to tap or hold for the onboard footswitches of Fractal Audio's current products.


OMG9 & OMG15 Layouts with Mini-Manual

Jun 21, 2021 - Zip Archive.
This zip archive contains both the OMG9 and OMG15 layout files, plus documentation for each version.
Note that as of FM3 firmware 4.0 you can perform automatic installation of either of these setups right on the FM3 under SETUP: FC Controllers: Reset.


Fractal-Bot Manual

Mar 22, 2018 Version 2.9 - PDF file.
Requires Acrobat Reader or equivalent.



FM3 Windows USB Drivers Bundle

Mar 6, 2024 -  Zip Archive,

Audio Driver: Version 5.68 and Serial Driver: Version 1.1
This zip archive contains two separate drivers required for FM3 USB operation under Windows 10 or newer (x86, x64, or ARM) . You must install BOTH drivers.

Windows 7/8 require the use of driver version 1.1.


No Driver is required for Mac OS X

Connect the FM3 via USB and it will appear
in System Preferences and all audio/MIDI apps.


Fractal-Bot for Windows

Jul 27, 2023 Version 3.00.18 - .exe in a zip archive.
Requires Windows 7 or newer (64-bit only).
(32-bit version for Windows 7 or newer: Version 3.00.18)
IMPORTANT: If you get the error “MSVCP140.dll is missing” please install the MS Visual C++ Redistributable Update.


Fractal-Bot for OS X

Jul 27, 2023 Version 3.00.18 - .dmg file.
Requires OSX Version 10.7 or newer.


Fractal-Bot Manual

Version 2.9 – Mar 22, 2018 (.pdf file)
Requires Acrobat Reader or equivalent.


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