Linux Journal: A Host For Native Linux VST Plugins?
Mar 02, 2007, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dave Phillips)
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"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..."