[LAU] Linux Plugin-website (Lv2, LADSPA, DSSI , Linuxvst etc.)

hollunder at gmx.at hollunder at gmx.at
Mon Aug 4 12:11:26 EDT 2008

On Mon, 4 Aug 2008 11:48:05 -0400
"Brett McCoy" <idragosani at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 11:42 AM, Nils Gey <ilfhi at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Recently I noticed that there a many plugins avaible on the web
> > which are not included in my distribution. Off course they are not,
> > how can the maintainers know any plugin which is avaible?
> >
> > I searched a bit (found nothing) and got the idea that probably a
> > website dedicated to Linux audio plugins and virtual instruments
> > would be a nice thing.
> >
> > A database where users can upload their plugins(-sourcecode) other
> > users could review them and so on. Maybe it could be the central
> > place for plugins to be shown and distributed so that every plugin
> > can get the attention which it deserves.
> Yes, something analogous to KVR would be very good! KVR does have some
> entries for LADSPA and DSSI but it's spotty at best.
> -- Brett

It's not the first time that an Idea like this shows up.
The main reason why it hasn't become reality is that any idea needs
continuous effort to become reality, so apparently no-one cared enough
to invest this effort.
It's not a new problem, an idea is not enough.
If you are willing to put the effort into it it will probably be

Best Regards,

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