I'm happy to announce the final release of [vstplugin~] v0.5.0 - a Pd external to load VST plugins on Windows, macOS and Linux!

Binaries are available on Deken or can be downloaded here: https://git.iem.at/pd/vstplugin/-/releases

If possible, please report any issues at https://git.iem.at/pd/vstplugin/issues or leave a comment here.

Big thanks to all my beta testers!

Change log overview:

  • support for multiple input/output busses (VST3 only)

  • [offline( method for better offline processing support

  • Linux: allow to run 32-bit and 64-bit Windows plugins (via Wine)

  • improve UI handling on all platforms

  • [size( method to resize plugin UI (if supported)

  • Linux: fix VST3 editor

  • fix some race conditions (= better stability)

  • fix broken transport methods for multi-threading

  • fix bugs in VST3 preset reading/writing

  • new -x (= exlude path) and -t (= timeout) flags for [search( method

See the release page for the full change log.

Have fun!