[linux-audio-user] Any instructions about for running a Win VSTi under vstserver

James Stone stone1 at btinternet.com
Wed May 26 14:17:09 EDT 2004

On Wed, May 26, 2004 at 07:09:41PM +0100, Chris Cannam wrote:
> On Wednesday 26 May 2004 6:24 pm, Mark Knecht wrote:
> >     I've got a Windows VSTi I want to try running under Linux.
> You probably want "vsti" from Kjetil Matheussen (using vstserver) or 
> "jack_fst" from Paul Davis and Torben Hohn (using libfst).  Either of 
> these will run a VSTi with GUI as a standalone JACK/ALSA app that can 
> then be driven as an ALSA sequencer client from a MIDI source.
> You can get vsti at http://www.notam02.no/arkiv/src/, or jack_fst at   
> http://linuxaudiosystems.com/fst/ .  I have never tried vsti, but I 
> have used both vstserver-for-plugins and jack_fst with good results.
> Chris

I use vsti for auditioning vsts but I find that the k_vst~ plugin for pd
offers more functionality, and also is accessible from seq24 (which is
not the case with vsti).


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