[linux-audio-dev] integrating qt apps with common plugin interface
parumi at iua.upf.edu
Mon Jan 8 23:45:28 UTC 2007
kind king knight wrote:
> I don't think that vst, or dxi, are useful to work with qt, because they
> aren't adopted in Linux, and I don't think that windows users would
> bother compiling sources (for releasing compiled qt applications you
> must buy the qt license). Beside qt doesn't have good routines for
> playing sound (i am thinking about the gnu version <=3).
I think you miss all the points:
Trolltech provides a GPL version of the current Qt (4.x) for Windows.
And regarding the audio capabilities of Qt, well, you couldn't care less
about it when you are developing VSTs, etc. plugins,
since audio is provided by the host through the process callback.
Robert, I'm in the same track for the clam project
Currently you can automatically build a VST dll from a clam network
definition. Now we want to add Qt interfaces as we do with standalone
We have not started doing experiments yet. However, it seems that it is
possible, at least using an additional window
Probably the extra window is needed because that Qt (GPL Win version)
doesn't give interface to adopt a (VST) window.
On the other hand you can find VST plugins based on FLTK, like
ZynAddSubFx, I guess FLTK can adopt windows.
Please report any success on that, I'll also do.
This message has been scanned for viruses and
dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
believed to be clean.
More information about the Linux-audio-dev