VST Compatible Hosts, DAW, Sequencers




VST Compatible Hosts & Digital Audio Workstation DAW/MIDI Sequencers

for Windows (for Mac OS X, click here

Audio & Post Production Systems


A comprehensive test of instruments and effects is done with the following hosts for Windows (for Mac OS X, click here):

  • Image-Line FL Studio 12.xx, 11.xx

  • Steinberg Cubase Pro and Artist 8.5, 7.xx

  • Cakewalk SONAR Producer X3e, X3d, X3c, X3

  • Cakewalk SONAR 2015 Artist, Professional, and Platinum

  • Ableton Live 9.5, 9.xx, 8.xx 

  • PreSonus Studio One 3.xx, 2.xx

  • Cockos REAPER 5.xx, 4.xx

  • Acoustica Mixcraft 7.xx, 6.xx

  • Acoustica Mixcraft Pro Studio 7

  • MAGIX Samplitude Pro X2

  • MAGIX Music Maker 2016, 2015 Premium

  • MAGIX Samplitude Music Studio 2016, 2015

  • MAGIX Music Maker 2016 Live

  • Sony Acid Pro 7.xx, 6.xx

  • MakeMusic Finale 2014.5, 2014, 2013, 2012

  • PGMusic Band-in-a-Box 2016, 2015, 2014

  • Synapse Audio Orion 7.xx

  • Score Writer 4.0

  • Topten Software Cantabile (Lite, Solo and Performer) 3.xx, 2.xx

  • Hermann Seib VSTHost 1.xx

  • Hermann Seib SAVIHost 1.xx

  • Tracktion Software Corporation: Tracktion 4.xx

  • AudioMulch 2.xx

  • Bram Bos Tunafish 1.xx (No longer available)


In addition, users have reported that the software works fine on the following software for Windows (for Mac OS X, click here):

  • Adobe Audition CC 2014.1 ( VST effects only)

  • Magix Sequoia 12.xx 11.xx

  • XT Software Massiva 1.xx

  • Cakewalk SONAR Home Studio 6 and Home Studio 6 XL

  • Cakewalk SONAR 8.xx, 7.xx Producer Edition

  • Cakewalk SONAR 8.xx, 7.xx Studio Edition

  • Steinberg Cubase SX 3

  • Steinberg Cubase SL 3

  • Steinberg Cubase 4

  • Steinberg Cubase Studio 4 

  • Steinberg Cubase SE "Special Edition" 3

  • Steinberg Cubase LE (1.xx or higher)

  • n-Track Studio 6.xx

  • Pinnacle Steinberg Cubasis VST 4.xx 5.xx

  • Steinberg Nuendo 7.xx, 6.xx

  • Emagic Logic Audio 5.5.1

  • Emagic Logic Audio Platinum 5.5.1

  • Avid Sibelius 5.xx, 6.xx, 7.xx

  • Psycle Modular Music Creation Studio v1.8.2 

  • PG Music PowerTracks Pro Audio 

  • Making Waves Audio & Studio 5.xx

  • Renoise 1.xx 

  • Celemony Melodyne (2.0 or higher)

  • Cakewalk Music Creator

  • OscillaStation 2.xx (No longer available)

  • MultitrackStudio 6.xx

  • Muzys 2.xx

  • Magix Music Studio 17.xx

  • Sensomusic UsinePro 2.xx

  • MakeMusic Finale PrintMusic 2011

  • WaveLab 5.xx (VST Effects only)


System Requirements

      Before you install VST Instruments & Effects, please make sure your computer fulfills the following requirements:


Even if you have a VST 2.0, 2.3 compatible host it does not mean that the host uses all the features of the VST standard. This means that a feature in the plug-in might not work on a host that does not support that particular feature.

Please test extensively the demo version of your selected product (s) in your host to make sure there are no misbehaviors before purchasing.

Note: We haven't tested thoroughly all VST host software; Please, if you encounter any incompatibilities, let us know so we can update this list.

VST compatible host / Digital Audio Workstation DAW/ MIDI Sequencer: This VST software can be "plugged in" to any host application that supports VST Technology like: Image-Line FL Studio, Steinberg Cubase, Cakewalk Sonar (Producer, Studio, Essential), Synapse Audio Orion, Sony Acid Pro,  MakeMusic Finale, Mackie Tracktion Cockos Reaper, Audio Mulch, Steinberg Nuendo, Magix Samplitude, Cakewalk SONAR  (Producer Edition and Studio Edition), SONAR Home Studio, Magix Music Maker, M-Audio Ableton Live, Acoustica Mixcraft, Cantabile Lite, Solo, Performer, M-Audio Evolution Sound Studio II  Standard & Pro, PowerTracks Pro Audio, Making Waves Studio, n-Track Studio, PreSonus Studio One, VSTHost, Native Instruments KORE 2 Software-Hardware workstation and much more

Microsoft Windows 10 Compatible Software

All features, specifications and requirements subject to change without notice.


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