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VST plug-ins is supported under
Linux Operating System with requirements described
below. Also from version 3.0 now
MusE have added Native VST support.
a low-latency audio server, written for POSIX conformant operating
systems such as GNU/Linux and Apple's OS X. It can connect a number of
different applications to an audio device, as well as allowing them to
share audio between themselves. Its clients can run in their own
processes (ie. as normal applications), or can they can run within the
JACK server (ie. as a "plugin").
The licensing terms are the
Lesser General Public License.
an Open Source implementation of the
API on top of
X and Unix.
is a program by which uses
Jack and Steinberg's VST Audio
Plug-Ins SDK to enable the use of many VST audio plugins under
is a free Unix-type operating system originally created
with the assistance of developers around the world.
Developed under the GNU General Public License , the
source code for Linux is freely available to everyone.
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Linux Journal - The Original Monthly Magazine of the Linux Community
relaxed entry this time, an update on some recent happenings in the
Linux audio world. Without further preamble, let's take a look at some
of the good things going on there.
Dave Phillips excellent tutorial "Using
VST/VSTi Plugins In Linux"
Magnus Choir running with FST (Image courtesy Dave_Phillips)
Ardour: Multichannel digital audio
workstation for Linux.
said you could use Windows VST plugins in Ardour...
On Linux ONLY: ... It is also possible to use Windows
VST plugins, though not all will function correctly and
can make Ardour unstable (you would be using software
created for a different operating system - it cannot be
expected to be perfectly reliable). The Linux Audio
Consortium maintains a page documenting various kinds of
VST compatibility for Linux. VST support generally
requires build Ardour yourself from the source code.
FeSTige: A GUI for
fst and dssi-vst,
allowing you to run Windows VST plugins on Linux.
(Multitrack Virtual Studio for Linux) Includes Native VST support
is a trademark of Steinberg Soft- und Hardware GmbH
LINUX® is a
registered trademark of Linus Torvalds in the USA and other countries.