[linux-audio-user] Acid type program

torbenh at gmx.de torbenh at gmx.de
Sat Jan 28 06:58:10 EST 2006

On Fri, Jan 27, 2006 at 04:30:48PM -0800, Kjetil S. Matheussen wrote:
> Ismael Valladolid Torres:
> >> for VSTs natively compiled on Linux
> >
> >Can this be done?
> Of course it can be done, VST is just a simple header file.
> But there is no reason to, as almost no programs supports VST,
> and almost none free non-gui/platform-independent-gui open source vst 
> plugins exist.
> Additional, theres the political reasons. VST is closely tied
> to Steinberg, and its license is stupid (and possibly evil as well).
> So descent open-source people rather use ladspa or dssi instead.
> (Why hasn't anyone made a ladspa plugin with a GUI by the way? Its
> really simple just spawning of a gui process program.)

in LADSPA you cant feed back the control signal of the GUI to the host
app. so it doesn really make sense to have an own GUI for a LADSPA

things are different with dssi though.
(thats what dssi is for... apart from midi in)

torben Hohn
http://galan.sourceforge.net -- The graphical Audio language

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