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Software/Hardware Compatibility Chart

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Attached is a downloadable .pdf file of our software/hardware compatibility between Line 6 devices:

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Line 6 Software Descriptions

Gearbox: is an interface and editing software for GuitarPort, TonePort, POD Studio, PODxt and POD X3 series devices. Gearbox is also the interface software for Guitarport Online. Owners of POD Studio and Toneport DI Bundles will need Gearbox to use their Guitarport Online subscription.

Gearbox Program manual


POD Farm: POD Farm is a standalone signal processing software for the GuitarPort, TonePort, and POD Studio series, and can be used as a plug-in when authorized by those devices AND PODxt or POD X3 series devices or an iLok. Please note that POD Farm CANNOT be used as a standalone processing software for the PODxt and POD X3 series devices.

A license for the POD Farm software is NOT required when used in standalone with the Guitarport, Toneport, and POD Studio interfaces, BUT a license IS required when using POD Farm as a plug-in.

POD Farm General Questions

POD Farm 2/2.5: POD Farm 2/2.5 is a standalone signal processing software for the GuitarPort, TonePort, and POD Studio series, and can be used as a plug-in when authorized by those devices AND PODxt or POD X3 series devices, your computer, or an iLok key.

A license for the POD Farm 2/2.5 software is required to use the software in either standalone mode or as a plug-in.

The POD Farm 2/2.5 license can be authorized to the computer it is installed to and can be used with a 3rd party interface in standalone mode, however, the audio from the standalone POD Farm 2/2.5 software does NOT feed into recording inputs of a DAW/recording program when used with a 3rd party interface.

Line 6 Monkey: Line 6 Monkey is the intelligent updater for your Line 6 hardware and software products. Monkey keeps your Line 6 gear up-to-date with the latest drivers and software updates.

Line 6 Monkey Installation and F.A.Q.

*Line 6 Monkey will only interface with newer generation POD 2.0 with the pedal jack labeled "FBV."

Line 6 License Manager: License Manager is used to authorized your purchased licenses such as POD Farm 2 or model packs to your Line 6 hardware devices or computer.

Line 6 License Manager FAQ

Line 6 Edit: Line 6 Edit is the recommended editor for the following Line 6 devices:

-Bass PODxt, Bass PODxt Pro, Bass PODxt Live
-Vetta II HD and Combo*
-Flextone II/III, HD 147
-POD 2.0, POD Pro


Line 6 Edit FAQ


See the following links for information on installing this software onto your operating system:

Installing Line 6 Software for a Macintosh Operating System


Installing Line 6 Software for Windows XP Operating Systems


Installing Line 6 Software for Windows Vista Operating System


Installing Line 6 Software for Windows 7 Operating System


See the following links for more information on Line 6 software:

Variax Workbench: Variax Workbench™ is a combination USB computer interface hardware and application software package that gives owners of Variax Electric 300, 500, 600 and 700, Variax Acoustic 700, and James Tyler Variax guitars the tools to easily create and store custom guitar models. The Workbench comes with the hardware interface, application software plus both the USB cable and RJ-45 cable needed to connect to a Windows® PC or Mac® OSX computer.

Variax Workbench FAQs and v1.72 Release Notes

Riffworks: RiffWorks is a computer-based recording application built especially for guitarists who want to quickly capture their musical ideas, created by Sonoma Wireworks. The Riffworks 2 Line 6 Edition software is still available for download but Line 6 no longer sells these licenses. The Riffworks Standard 2.5 license can be purchased directly from Line 6 at the following link:

Riffworks Standard v2.5 license

See the following links for more information on the Riffworks software:

RiffWorks Line 6 Edition F.A.Q.


RiffWorks Standard Installation FAQ


Vyzex Editing Software: The Vyzex software is the editor/librarian software for the Line 6 Pocket POD and Floor POD Plus. Vyzex software is supported exclusively by Psicraft at the following link:

Line 6 Vyzor Support


All of these software applications can be downloaded for free at the following link:

Line 6 Software Downloads


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