Linux Journal: A Host For Native Linux VST Plugins?
Mar 02, 2007, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dave Phillips)
"Fully functional support for the VST plugin standard is one of
the most important remaining problems for the Linux audio world.
VST plugins are ubiquitous in the Win/Mac audio worlds, they are
employed extensively in professional and desktop music software,
and it may be no exaggeration to claim that the VST standard has
revolutionized computer-based creation of music and sound. Given
its great popularity this writer believes that stable VST support
would give Windows users a compelling reason to try Linux as an
alternate or replacement platform, especially if they have a
sizeable investment of money and experience in their collection of
"To a degree, VST support under Linux already exists..."