Video Tutorial: How to use Windows VST Plugins on Linux

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Video Tutorial: How to use Windows VST Plugins on Linux

Postby JHoermann » Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:18 am

Hey!

My new video tutorial is out now and its about Windows VST Plugins on Linux.
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiaWozQ69eE

Any comments or suggestions? :)

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Re: Video Tutorial: How to use Windows VST Plugins on Linux

Postby Linuxmusician01 » Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:58 am

Nice tutorial on how to use Carla and Traction for windows VST's.

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Re: Video Tutorial: How to use Windows VST Plugins on Linux

Postby rghvdberg » Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:48 am

Cool video. Please make one with Airwave, this help a lot of users.

What I'm missing btw is the step where you tell the host where to look for the bridged plugins. (or I might have missed that)

And thanks for the cool videos! Keep it up!

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Re: Video Tutorial: How to use Windows VST Plugins on Linux

Postby JHoermann » Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:27 am

Linuxmusician01 wrote:Nice tutorial on how to use Carla and Traction for windows VST's.

Thanks! :)
rghvdberg wrote:Cool video. Please make one with Airwave, this help a lot of users.

What I'm missing btw is the step where you tell the host where to look for the bridged plugins. (or I might have missed that)

And thanks for the cool videos! Keep it up!

Dont know Airwave, can you send a url?
Carla checks for the .vst folder in your home folder automatically.
Thanks! :)
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Re: Video Tutorial: How to use Windows VST Plugins on Linux

Postby Linuxmusician01 » Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:31 am

JHoermann wrote:Dont know Airwave, can you send a url?
Carla checks for the .vst folder in your home folder automatically.
Thanks! :)

Airwave is a method to run 64 bit Windows VST's on Linux (just like Carla). It must be compiled from source (see this Github link) or one might try a pre-compiled package from here. The packages do not come from a repository and your luck may vary in getting one of them to work. If the kind developer (from our beloved linuxmusicians forum) in a year or two loses interest in this project and you upgrade your distro it might not work any more. I think that Carla might be more "future proof".

P.S. There's also LinVST to get 64 bit Win VST's working (no compiling needed).
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Re: Video Tutorial: How to use Windows VST Plugins on Linux

Postby JHoermann » Thu Aug 24, 2017 11:08 am

Linuxmusician01 wrote:Airwave is a method to run 64 bit Windows VST's on Linux (just like Carla). It must be compiled from source (see this Github link) or one might try a precompiled package from here. The packages do not come from a repository and your luck may wary in getting one of them to work. If the kind developer (from our beloved linuxmusicians forum) in a year or two loses interest in this project and you upgrade your distro it might not work any more. I think that Carla might be more "future proof".

P.S. There's also LinVST to get 64 bit Win VST's working (no compiling needed).

Seems like they haven't been updated in a while but still nice to have competition. Thanks for the links!
My Youtube channel about Linux audio production: https://www.youtube.com/user/JHoermann
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Notebook: Dell XPS 13
Audiointerface: Focusrite Scarlett Solo 2nd Gen
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