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AUs that hosts other AUs (or VSTs)?

Postby Prime Mover » Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:42 pm

I know about Plogue, and am very interested in it, but are there any other AUs out there that can chain and signal manage multiple AUs? In sound design, I often want to cross fade between two effects settings (usually EQ), and it would be so much easier if I could just pop two instances in and change the balance between them. I do this in Guitar Rig, but their EQs, specifically, are minimal.

Anyone have experience with these types of plugins?

PS: I’m very interested in Plogue Bidule, however the fact that their trial only includes the standalone app is kinda unfortunate, as i would specifically be testing how well it fits in with my existing workflow.
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Re: AUs that hosts other AUs (or VSTs)?

Postby nk_e » Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:59 am

BlueCat Audio makes a good one. https://www.bluecataudio.com/Products/P ... PatchWork/

But the one I really recommend highly is FreeStyle from New Sonic Arts. (Given your use case, freestyle is probably better suited also.)

https://www.newsonicarts.com/html/freestyle.php

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Re: AUs that hosts other AUs (or VSTs)?

Postby wvandyck » Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:57 am

Another option to look into is DDMF Metaplugin. I haven't used it but did put it on my short list.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytxjRIuffyg

Freestyle looks like the most comprehensive solution and now has priority over Metaplugin on my list.
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