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Plugin to “Dynamically” align phase (add delay) between two mics (where one is moving)

We occasionally have a situation where one speaker is wearing a wireless microphone and another speaker is not. (Usually a translator would be using the wireless headset, standing next to a guest ...
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osx system audio through a plugin?

i was wondering if anybody knows an osx tool/software that would let you run system audio (all sources) through a vst plugin? say you want apply a compressor to whatever you are listening to? thank ...
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Loading Harmor (and other synths) into Cubase 5

I Recently got a copy of Image-Line's Harmor (as well as a bunch of other synths made by the same company), and was hoping to load them into my copy of Cubase 5. I Do know this is possible as I have ...
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Can I use VST plug-ins in Logic?

Logic only accepts Audio Unit plug-ins. Is there a way around this to use VST plug-ins too?
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Is it better to use a DI unit or USB audio interface to connect guitar to PC?

I'm looking for an economical way to play my guitar and possibly record on my computer without purchasing an amp. I'm hoping this will save me some money and still produce reasonable quality output ...
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Looking for a window (32 bit) software that will host a VST plugin.

Hello everybody, I will be thankful for your advice- I purchased an instrument vst plugin. I am looking for a window (32 bit) software that will host the plugin, and- Will be able to record the ...
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How to produce this lead electro house synth?

This chorus blows me away (1:01). I was wondering how to produce the lead synth that solo's at about 1:06 ?
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VST - Frequency Compressor?

Basically, I'm looking for a VST plugin (preferably FREE) that compresses the frequency range of a track. Unlike a EQ which cuts or boots specific frequencies, I want an effect that can compress the ...
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Converting vst track to midi?

What I usually do when I do this is that I just copy paste from the vst track to the midi track which works in cubase, but is there a way to convert a vst track to a midi track?
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Why don't my VST instruments have sound in cubase?

My VST instruments lost their sound in cubase. I connected two MIDi interfaces that control the Roland TR909 and the Cyclone 303 bass, they work via MIDI but a) My MIDI keyboard makes no sound and b) ...
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VST .wav Player

I'm wondering if there are any VST plugins out there that are designed to play (not sample) a .wav file exactly how it was recorded without any changes at all. I'm using a live VST host, so you can't ...
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How can I open the VST instrument window in Cubase?

I'm a cubase newbie and I wonder how I open the instrument window for my VST instrument? I want to open the window for an instrument track, the window where I can use filter knobs and the GUI for the ...
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Website for packaged audio performance virtual “devices”

I'm fairly familiar with VSTs, Ableton, and similar stuff. But all of those require some configuration/setup. The flexibility allows you to build complex systems, but I'm looking for a "gallery" of ...
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Sound: What are the options for VST production

I intend to build a VST, however, I'm struggling to figure which technology stack would be best suited. I'm mostly leaning towards either building it all myself, or using Max/MSP, however, building ...
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VST plugin that hosts VST plugins

Is there any VST plugin out there that is capable of loading other VST plugins (effects) ? A free one, if possible :P
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VST on Android or iPad

Are there any apps for Android or iPad that have full VST support? From what I can tell, every VST must be specially compiled for use on these systems, so the answer would be no. But is that correct?...
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Free (or great) VST panner with haas effect

Do any of you know about a nice and simple stereo panning VST that also does haas (delay-based) panning? Preferably free, but if you have a good recommendation, then let it spill anyway.. I'm just ...
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Stereo analyzer(visualizer) as a VST plugin

I recently saw this video about stereo field. The author is using Stereo Analyzer feature of the Inspector XL software to visualize the resulting stereo effect, this is what it looks like: ...
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Reaper for Sound to Picture

Hey guys, I'm most experienced using Avid's ProTools and Sony products (Vegas, Forge, & Acid) for sound designing, mixing, and mastering. I'll be in a pickle for the next few months designing 5 ...
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running two different versions of the same VST instrument at the same time

I've been trying to set up my DAWs (specifically Ableton and FL Studio) so that I could have two working versions of the same SoftSynth running at the same time. Specifically the ones I've been trying ...
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Mixer built-in DSP effects vs software effects

I'm trying to decide between buying an old (used) mixing board (or some other PC-less box with lots of DSP effects) versus buying a multichannel PC audio interface and doing my live effects through ...
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Pro Tools Freeware Replacment

Many people believe Pro Tools to be the standard in high end audio production. Can anyone recommend a free replacement that has as many of the essential features of Pro Tools as possible? I ...
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Have any of you tried out SFX Machine Pro?

Audio-MIDI.com is having one of their "No-Brainer" deals right now, and it's for this SFX Machine Pro plugin, for 87% off. It's only $20, but I'm between gigs at the moment and don't want to blow $20 ...
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starting an effects rack, but not sure where to start or if needed

So I've been interested in starting an effects rack for months now after seriously getting into music production as a way to stay out of trouble. Don't get me wrong, music has always been a major ...
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Find The Samples In VST Instruments

Many sample players like Kontakt have special files (nkx) that house the samples in which it uses within a DAW. Anyone know how to get to the actual wav files? I've heard this is possible.
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Native Instruments 8-bit Chiptune

Hey all, Anyone know of any virtual instruments that have some good chip-tune like capabilities? I have some of the Native Instruments stuff like Abysnth and FM8, etc. Those will be looked through as ...
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Simplest VST hosts?

For each platform (Windows, Mac, Linux), what are the most basic apps for simply hosting some VSTs and assigning their parameters to some attached midi control surfaces?
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How to use CV Piano in FL Studio?

I have installed CV Piano (by TASCAM), which is in C:\Program Files\TASCAM\Instruments\CVPiano-GVI-Modeled, but I want to use it as a VST instrument in FL Studio. Now FL Studio can only be configured ...
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VST Plugins similar to Dblue Glitch?

I've had a lot of fun with dblue glitch vst. I was wondering if there are similar vst plugins that achieve the same clean cutting and manipulating that it does?
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Cubase don't recognize plugins

Today I opened Cubase 5 and it did not recognize most VST plugins that I have installed. Even those who are part of projects already completed and saved and had used without problems. The plugins are ...
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Which DSP / VST / AU / RTAS external units exists to offload audio processing from internal CPU?

I'm looking for a list of products that allows the user to install and run their own purchased VSTs, AU, RTAS or any other kind of audio plugin - on an external device dedicated for running virtual ...
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Is it worth supporting VST3?

I'm writing a specialized plugin host which currently supports VST2.4 plugins only. When I have a bit of time, I will also include support for AudioUnits on the Mac and LADSPA on Linux. As one of the ...
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VST plug-in bridge for Mac OS X

I have some issues with some VST plug-ins and hosts (32/64 bit compatibility, OpenGL compatibility) on Mac OS X, therefore I'm looking for VST bridge solutions. Are there any free or commercial VST ...
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KTDrumTrigger with 64-bit Cubase 5.5.3

I google'd around to find a way to replace a poor sounding snare track with samples, and fell upon KTDrumTrigger VST plugin. The behavior of this plugin is exactly what I am looking for: turn audio "...
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Reaper and Native Instruments Studio Drummer

I've installed Studio Drummer and Reaper. I've done the basic setup in Reaper for the VST plugin and can pull the pre-recorded tracks from Studio Drummer into Reaper and it appears in the track as a ...
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Is there a way to use Virtual Instruments from ProTools in Logic?

I have both ProTools and Logic. But currently I've had more practice with using Logic, but I like some of the Virtual Instruments ProTools offers. I'm guessing it's possible to use those instruments ...
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Which Choir library would be recommended for film scoring, regardless of the price?

I'm looking for a good choir sound library to use in film scores. Tonehammer's Liberis and Requiem Pro choral libraries seem to deliver quite an outstanding and realistic performance (if used ...
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What are the VST recorder plug-ins on the market?

I would like to record the audio in one point of my session in my VST-compatible host. What are the free & commercial VST recorder plugin available on the market? Thanks
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Looking for a MIDI note re-mapper VST.

I write drum tracks in Guitar Pro using standard General Midi note numbers (#35/#36 kick, #38/#40 snare, etc.), then use MIDI-Yoke (a virtual MIDI port) to redirect the notes to VSTHost (a tiny ...
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Sequencing with VSTs - does 64bit matter?

I'm wanting to get into digital music production and so I need to get a 'DAW' package. I don't want to get into a debate the pros and cons of different packages, but I'd narrowed down my selection to ...
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How to create soundbanks or similar type of resources

I have a very old VST synth that doesn't really work that good with my latest OS version. It crashes a lot. The thing is I don't really need it that much anymore, but I have a few nice patches in it ...
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How to achieve overcompressed sound?

How can I make a track sound like its over-compressed, like this one: http://mp3.juno.co.uk/MP3/SF1228842-02-01-02.mp3 ? (I'm using the izotope Ozone plugin inside a VST host)
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Freeware Guitar Amp Sim VSTs

What freeware guitar amp sim VSTs can you recommend? Please link to just one effect per answer so we can vote for favourites. Useful information for each plugin includes: link to download features ...
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Audio tracker for Linux with support for VST/VSTi

For the past few years I have been using Windows where I was working on quite a good piece of tracker - MadTracker (which sadly is not available for Linux). Recently I had to migrate to Linux and I ...
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Freeware Reverb VSTs

What freeware reverb VSTs can you recommend? Please link to just one reverb per answer so we can vote for favourites. Useful information for each plugin includes: link to download features ...
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Is it possible to get two-way audio using ReWire?

I'm using Cubase with Reason as a slave. I would like to process some VST instruments through Reason's own effects and then get the output back into Cubase. To me it seems like audio in ReWire is ...
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looking for adsr plugin (adsr)

i'm looking for a good adsr vst-effect - it should be fast and clean and support automation. any ideas? thanks
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Best vst for realistic violin articulations (disco)

I'm looking for a good vst library for creating realistic 70s violin ensembles - any suggestions? the library should have some intelligent scripting which detects portamento, runs, riffs and such. ...