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DAW on Win VM - what to expect?

I run Win & Mac VMs a lot on my Mac [Mac Pro 5,1 dual 3.46GHz Xeon 6-cores] with very few issues as regards general speed & peripheral connectivity. It's fast enough to play GTA 4, even, at ...
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Any tape vst plugin out there with accurate Tape compression emulation. Most Available are only saturation?

I don't believe there's a thing like "tape compression", there are certain things happening to the sound that we explain as "compression" but really it's a collection of non linear processes, such as ...
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Which DSP / VST / AU / RTAS external units exists to offload audio processing from internal CPU?

Another option is to look into Sonic Core's products. Originally, the PCI card-based hardware was developed by CreamWare, but Sonic Core acquired them, and developed the Xite series of hardware based ...
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Low microphone volume, even with phantom power enabled in my audio interface software

A 57 doesn't need phantom. It won't hurt it, it just has no use for it at all. With no further info, testing is done by swapping out/comparing each component - mic, cable, interface - to see whether ...
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How to design gunshots

Great question, let's hope there are some equally great answers to follow. Gunshots come in many different shapes and sizes (single shot, automatic, small caliber, large caliber, suppressed, silenced)...
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How do I transfer VST plugins from FL Studio to Ableton Live?

Start Ableton Live and go to the Preferences > File/Folder. Put all your vst plugins in one folder and scan it, unlike fl studio that allows you to scan multiple folders.
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Multiband Compressor or Octave-Band Filter plugin

What you're looking for is incredibly hard to implement. Filters always have a slope measured in dB/Octave or dB/Decade and it's a measure of the attenuation of frequencies beyond the cutoff frequency....
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DAW on Win VM - what to expect?

I use an iLok (original and now version 3) passed through from Ubuntu 20.04 host to a win10 guest using KVM. I pass the ilok device itself (not the usb controller, although that is generally ...
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In Logic, can I change the settings of plugins on a group of channels at the same time?

I often encounter this situation. In fact this is how I bumped onto your question since I again have that situation (some 10+ back vocals that all need to be pitch shifted -100 cents). If you have ...
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New to sound design, how do I recreate Shining - Black Jazz drum tone using plugins?

I think you'd get a lot of joy out of Addictive Drums 2, particularly the Metal and Black Velvet (for the bigger snares that even have a "gatey" reverb) kits. They (and this is true for all ...
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VST plugins for creating surrounding environments effects on voice overs

What you are looking for is a product called "Speakerphone" from "Audioease". This has some basic room reverbs and also device impulses. Additional - more expensive - options are "Altiverb" and "...
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What are some ways of creating rat sounds for a short film?

There's the sound that the rat makes, and there's also the sounds that occur when the rats interact with the outside world. Jay has covered the primary rat sounds nicely, but also consider secondary ...
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What are some ways of creating rat sounds for a short film?

Sounds like you're on the right track! Using your voice is a great way to achieve this. If you're able to record little kids doing it, all the better since their voices will be able to reach much ...
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Choose between AAX or VST

VST, Ableton doesn't support AAX https://help.ableton.com/hc/en-us/articles/209769405-Supported-Plug-in-formats Supported Plug-in formats VST 2 - 64 & 32-bit Audio Unit (AU) - 64 & 32-bit ...
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How to reproduce these sounds (Rick and Morty, and Castlevania)

Rick and Mo..BURRAP..orty forever! Woo Yeah. Anyhoo, both sounds are quite simple and commonly used, but I'm not going to give you an in-depth run-through because for a start, it doesn't seem like ...
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Is there a plugin architecture for sequencer / piano-roll alternatives?

I've now found Protoplug (http://www.osar.fr/protoplug/) which does what I want. It puts a Lua virtual machine in a VST plugin so you can write your own synths, FX and even MIDI generators by writing ...
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Is there a plugin architecture for sequencer / piano-roll alternatives?

You might get most mileage out of the Jesusonic plugin architecture within reaper. This is a simple scripting language which I am sure will allow you access to both audio processing and midi ...
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Open-source alternatives for plug-ins.

Your question does not specify if you want to distribute your work as open source or closed source. The VST3 SDK allows distributing your plugin as opensource as long as you comply with the usage ...
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