[linux-audio-dev] fst, VST 2.0, kontakt

torbenh at gmx.de torbenh at gmx.de
Tue Jul 11 10:10:43 UTC 2006

On Fri, Jun 30, 2006 at 10:44:41AM -0400, Forest Bond wrote:

ok... after some timeout, i am in full effect again.
fst is already able to load/save chunks.

i dont have a full version of kontakt, so i cant verify whether
load/save works. 

i guess you guys already know, that you HAVE to use lash to restore any
vst plugin states. 

please report back, whether it works with kontakt.


> > > In any case, Linux Sampler and Kontakt are
> > > different sorts of samplers at this point. Linux Sampler is more in the spirit
> > > of Gigasampler, and Kontakt is more like an emulation of a hardware sampler (but
> > > vastly more flexible).
> > 
> > The key words there are "at this point."  As noted, the *long-term*
> > potential of Linux Sampler is probably still much greater than Kontakt-in-wine.
> Agreed.  Maybe time is best spent improving linux sampler.  Then again, good VST
> has benefits, although I do see how it may hurt the long term goals of free
> software.  I'm just not sure if the best way to help free software is to limit
> it's ability to integrate with proprietary software.
> > > 
> > > Noted.  However, I remain unconvinced that Linux Sampler is intended to be a
> > > drop-in replacement for something like Kontakt.  
> > 
> > I don't think it's intended to be a drop-in replacement for Kontakt; I
> > think it's just intended to be cool.
> I can appreciate that.
> -Forest

torben Hohn
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