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How do I transfer VST plugins from FL Studio to Ableton Live?

So far, I've tried creating a new folder for VST plugins and filling it with the plugins I have from FL studio, and changing the source folder in Ableton to that folder, to no avail. Any suggestions? ...
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Neutral reverb without sense of room for making wind

I'm mid production and have to make elements of light wind in a large design-composition by vocalizing and using various props. Works great, but the version of Altiverb I had and that usually did the ...
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Which pluck is used in Cheap Thrills?

Which pluck did they use in Sias' Cheap Thrills? Or how could one get a similar sound? Is it maybe included in a VST you can purchase?
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Question about synths

How do people create these really cool synths? No matter how much I play around with the ohmforce VST plugins I installed for reaper I cannot mimic the sound of the synths these people use. Here is an ...
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What software for batch processing effects chains?

I want to do batch processing of vst effects chains. I know that Steinberg Wavelab 8 supports this. Been looking for other software that can do this, but no luck so far in finding it. Most support ...
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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 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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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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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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VST plugins that generate MIDI signals

I've just noticed, Cthulhu ( ) and realized that there ARE VST plugins that can generate MIDI data (eg. loop sequencers, arpegiators) which can be sent to other tracks ...
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How to identify a missing plug-in?

I had my MacBook Pro's motherboard replaced by Apple, and when i got the machine back everything was seemingly normal, yet there were strange things, such as that iCloud no longer knew my password. I ...
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Is there a plugin architecture for sequencer / piano-roll alternatives?

I'd like to use algorithmic composition techniques in a DAW-like context. At the moment I use FL Studio, Sonic Pi and am starting to play with Ardour and LMMS. Fruity and Ardour and LMMS can all be ...
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Is there a digital (PC based) equalizer that changes based on the pitch of the instrument connected? [closed]

It's great to create a perfect sound for one note using equalization, but then of course you lose some of the sound's best qualities once you change its pitch. Is there a plug-in equalizer (...
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converting guitar to midi to use with learning software

I found a lot of music learning software like this which can accept midi input. Thing is I'm trying to learn guitar (and I don't want to buy a midi guitar). Is there software that can do something ...
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Help on programming this synthesizer sound?

I am new to StackExchange and I just have a few questions. The sounds I would like to replicate are in this song, being around :40 and 1:15 to hear it the clearest. It sounds like more of a bass sound ...
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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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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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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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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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A way to add specific sound file at the end of a phrase?

I'm using Audiomulch along with some VSTs to simulate VHF communication in Real Time. I would like to add a sound of a PTT (Push-to-talk) button when it's released and i would like it to be played ...
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Chord arpeggiator plugin

I'm looking for a arpeggio/stepsequencer plugin which repeats all played notes in an interval simultaniously. This way I can draw chords in my midi sequencer and determine the rythm with this plugin. ...
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Ableton Live and Reaktor snapshots overwrite

So I built my custom synth with Reaktor. Being used to produce several drum sounds, I have usually different instances of it on different Ableton Live tracks. The problem is snapshot saving. ...
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How to capture a midi performance and apply a vst plugin to it?

I am looking for the most inexpensive way to accomplish the following tasks: 1) Record a midi performance including pitch bends into a sequencer program (pc or mac) that provides a click, has the ...
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VST alternative for TSE x30 Default Settings

I've currently found a nice set of Guitar impulses that I'd like to starting getting in to, unfortunately they all require the TSE x30 on default settings. As I'm on a Mac, I can't get this specific ...
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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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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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Any tape vst plugin out there with accurate Tape compression emulation. Most Available are only saturation?

going through all the tape emulations none gave the good tape compression, they only produce the harmonics for saturation and a very bad crush compression when push hard. Is Acustica tapes the closest ...
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What VST should I use to make my microphone sound like a PA system?

I was wondering what VST effect I should use in order to make my microphone sound like a PA system. I was listening to different ones and it seemed like the reverb is good to make it sound echoy, but ...
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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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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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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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How to duplicate a VST on Mac?

I want to use a sampler that can only address a maximum amount of RAM, but I want to add even more instruments. If I duplicate the .component or the .vst inside the Plugin folder, it still shows up as ...
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“Filling” drum sound

I'm looking for a technical description of how a particular drum sound can be made. Prodigy have it at 15th second in for couple of seconds soloing. I think those are ...
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Free VSTi for EDM bass?

Since I've started producing music, I've searched for a good VST instrument plug-in for making EDM bass, like in KSHMR's song "Secrets" or similar. I've searched in vst4free and other VST pages, but ...
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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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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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How can i record my digital piano's sound on PC?

I have a roland rp-302 digital piano.I love it's sound the problem is that i have gone sick of the VSTS such as addictive keys,ivory etc. and want to use the real sound of the digital piano itself in ...
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VST Synths for creepy atmosphere in OSX

I'm looking for VST-based synthesizers which are suited to making creepy or scary atmospheric sounds. I'm looking for 32bit and OSX compatible plugins. Any recommendation is welcome.
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Changing Sound's path in NI Massive

Can anyone tell how to change NI Massive's "Documents/Native Instruments/Massive" location on Mac (the one in Options > Browser)? I can add a new folder and delete it but I can't do that with the ...
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Doubt on sending audio from Addictive Drums to an Aux track

In Addictive Drums there are volume faders, and I'd like to know what happens with those faders when you send the audio out. Does the volume on the aux track keep the fader changes?
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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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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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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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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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Synth-bass sound in “Hero” by Mariah Carey

I really like the sound and liveliness of the bass at some points in the song Hero by Mariah Carey as heard on her Music Box album. Here are the main moments where it happens in the official album ...
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Tool/method/cli/SDK to take audio files and turn them into a VST or SoundFont from the command line (or a way that it could be automated)?

I am trying to automate the generation of VSTs or SoundFonts from a random pool of samples (.wav) so that i can run midis through fluidsynth or MrsWatson and generate a whole bunch of songs. My goal ...
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What VST works well with Pro Tools?

I'm trying to get a DAW VST combo where I can make music with midi that may use instruments like a rock orchestra I guess. I tried using Magix Music Maker but the quality of the instruments is not ...
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VST Plugin That Maps Piano Roll To Scale

I am new to EDM, so forgive my ignorance. I'm currently using Tracktion 7 DAW. When inside the piano roll, I would like it if the notes could be mapped to a particular scale. Is there a VST that ...
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Midi Sequencer Help

Does anybody know if it is even possible to use my Alesis SR18 to trigger vst's in a DAW via the MIDI out feature? Basically i'm trying to build a set up for live performance whereby once a song is ...
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No output signal in cubase when changing ASIO driver

I'm recording some mics with my Scarlet Focusrite 18i20 through Cubase 8 running on my MacBook Pro. Until yesterday everything worked just fine, both the inputs and outputs worked like a charm. ...