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Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Version 16.00 "Cygnus"


Fractal Audio Systems

Updated factory presets will be posted "soon".

Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Notes​


New “Cygnus” amp modeling algorithms.

Added “Sonic Dist” Drive type.

Fixed popping when switching channels in Drive block in rare cases.

Fixed Studio FF Compressor 2 type not working properly if Knee is set to “Hard”.

Fixed Delay block maximum time limited to 8s regardless of entered time.

Fixed Amp block not updating properly when changing scenes if Scene Revert is on.

Various other fixes and enhancements.

Brian Angiel


Question for @FractalAudio, if the Sonic Drive is based on the Sonic Distortion, what is Sonic Dist modeling?

Edit: Or was Sonic Drive simply renamed? I didn’t realize Sonic Drive was added in an earlier Cygnus Beta. It feels like it was added ages ago.
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