Open-source projects categorized as Vst

Top 23 Vst Open-Source Projects

  • olive

    Free open-source non-linear video editor

    Project mention: Any good free editing software without any huge watermarks? | reddit.com/r/NewTubers | 2022-10-31
  • JUCE

    JUCE is an open-source cross-platform C++ application framework for desktop and mobile applications, including VST, VST3, AU, AUv3, RTAS and AAX audio plug-ins.

    Project mention: Ask HN: What are 100K dollar ideas but not million dollar ideas? | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-11-24
  • InfluxDB

    Build time-series-based applications quickly and at scale.. InfluxDB is the Time Series Data Platform where developers build real-time applications for analytics, IoT and cloud-native services in less time with less code.

  • ardour

    Mirror of Ardour Source Code

    Project mention: What DAW should I transition to? | reddit.com/r/makinghiphop | 2022-12-05

    If cost is a concern, Ardour is free and open source. It’s quite good, IMO. https://ardour.org/

  • helio-workstation

    One music sequencer for all major platforms, desktop and mobile

    Project mention: MIDI editor for Linux? | reddit.com/r/linuxaudio | 2022-11-12

    Not really a DAW (more towards a sequencer), and haven't used this software for a year+ to comment on its current state but we have Helio Workstation.

  • dexed

    DX7 FM multi plaform/multi format plugin

    Project mention: Anyone have luck using the Roland UM-ONE MK2 between Dexed and their DX7? My UM-ONE will only send to DX7 with Midi-OX. | reddit.com/r/synthesizers | 2022-10-31

    Did you already find https://github.com/asb2m10/dexed/wiki/Dexed-as-a-DX7-editor ?

  • awesome-musicdsp

    A curated list of my favourite music DSP and audio programming resources

    Project mention: Open Source DSP Libraries for Android and/or iOS | reddit.com/r/DSP | 2022-10-31

    Check this out, there are several suggestions for Music DSP libraries: https://github.com/olilarkin/awesome-musicdsp

  • iPlug2

    C++ Audio Plug-in Framework for desktop, mobile and web

    Project mention: Ask HN: What are 100K dollar ideas but not million dollar ideas? | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-11-24
  • Sonar

    Write Clean C++ Code. Always.. Sonar helps you commit clean C++ code every time. With over 550 unique rules to find C++ bugs, code smells & vulnerabilities, Sonar finds the issues while you focus on the work.

  • zrythm

    a highly automated and intuitive digital audio workstation - official mirror

    Project mention: Any cross-platform libadwaita application in the wild? | reddit.com/r/gnome | 2022-11-20

    Zrythm is

  • yabridge

    A modern and transparent way to use Windows VST2, VST3 and CLAP plugins on Linux

    Project mention: Ableton Live 11.2.6 64bit Runs Flawlessly on Linux. | reddit.com/r/ableton | 2022-12-05

    I stumbled upon this a few weeks ago. I didn't get to try it yet though but it looks promising.

  • awesome-linuxaudio

    [mirror] A list of software and resources for professional audio/video/live events production on Linux.

    Project mention: Ableton Live 11 Suite running on the Steam Deck | reddit.com/r/SteamDeck | 2022-04-30

    regarding Ableton, I know some people are doing it but my advice is don't go for proton/wine if you can go native. there's tons of pro soft for linux: https://github.com/nodiscc/awesome-linuxaudio

  • sonobus

    Source code for SonoBus, a real-time network audio streaming collaboration tool.

    Project mention: Output audio of additional computers through NDI, integration in Synergy - Please vote! | reddit.com/r/SynergyApp | 2022-12-07

    The best solution here at the moment is unfortunately hardware, I have seen some software-based solutions for audio sharing, such as https://vac.muzychenko.net/en/ and https://sonobus.net/

  • vst-rs

    VST 2.4 API implementation in rust. Create plugins or hosts. Previously rust-vst on the RustDSP group.

    Project mention: How do you go about making VSTs? | reddit.com/r/edmproduction | 2022-07-21

    I hate to "uhhmm ackchyually" this, but unless you need native VST3 support* (which uses the C++ ABI directly) other options are available, a favourite of mine would be Rust!

  • Camomile

    An audio plugin with Pure Data embedded that allows to load and to control patches

    Project mention: Pure Data as a plugin, with a new GUI | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-10-22

    I think the first project of this kind was pdvst~ (https://github.com/jyg/PdVst). A more recent effort is Camomile (https://github.com/pierreguillot/Camomile).

    PlugData seems to be much more extensive and flexible, though!

  • matchering

    🎚️ Open Source Audio Matching and Mastering

    Project mention: what am I doing wrong? 😞 | reddit.com/r/musicproduction | 2022-06-27

    Ever tried matching ? I really dig that tool: https://github.com/sergree/matchering

  • airwave

    Airwave is a WINE-based VST bridge, that allows for the use of Windows 32- and 64-bit VST 2.4 audio plugins with Linux VST hosts

    Project mention: Hey has anyone managed to use Addictive drums under Linux? Loading into reaper just hangs and then crashes | reddit.com/r/linuxaudio | 2022-06-30
  • DawDreamer

    Digital Audio Workstation with Python; VST instruments/effects, parameter automation, FAUST, Warp Markers, and JUCE processors

    Project mention: Optimize FAUST DSP program parameters using JAX | reddit.com/r/DSP | 2022-10-20
  • OB-Xd

    Virtual Analog Oberheim based synthesizer

    Project mention: Must-have native Linux plugins? | reddit.com/r/Reaper | 2022-10-29

    OB-XD (virtual analogue style synth)

  • Dplug

    Audio plugin framework. VST2/VST3/AU/AAX/LV2 for Linux/macOS/Windows.

    Project mention: Punk Labs releases OneTrick SIMIAN, an open source drum synth inspired by the SDS-V | reddit.com/r/linuxaudio | 2022-09-29

    Reported at Dplug and a quickfix was found -> https://github.com/AuburnSounds/Dplug/issues/710

  • OctaSine

    Frequency modulation synthesizer plugin. Runs on macOS, Windows and Linux (X11) in VST2-compatible hosts.

    Project mention: Recommendations for UnPopular/ unusual FM synth VST's? | reddit.com/r/synthesizers | 2022-11-09

    OctaSine. The dev posts updates on r/synthesizers regularly.

  • amsynth

    Analog Modelling Synthesizer

    Project mention: Amsyth and Reaper for Linux | reddit.com/r/Reaper | 2022-06-05

    You might be interested in reading https://github.com/amsynth/amsynth/issues/143

  • vst.net

    Virtual Studio Technology (VST) for .NET. Plugins and Host applications.

    Project mention: where to start audio programming d a w and audio plugins | reddit.com/r/learnprogramming | 2022-04-11

    check out this: https://github.com/obiwanjacobi/vst.net and naudio

  • ADLplug

    FM Chip Synthesizer — OPL & OPN — VST/LV2/Standalone

    Project mention: Must-have native Linux plugins? | reddit.com/r/Reaper | 2022-10-29

    adl-plug (old school OPL/midi synth),

  • avendish

    declarative polyamorous cross-system intermedia objects

    Project mention: Soursop and Ponies in Kona: A C++ Committee Trip Report | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-11-27

    to automatically generate safe dlopen stubs for runtime dynamic library loading from header files

    and through the C++ one (this one is an extremely quick and dirty prototype):


    to pre-instantiate get(aggregate), for_each(aggregate, f) and other similar functions in https://github.com/celtera/avendish because of how slow it is when done through TMP (doing it that way removed literally dozens of megabytes from my .o and had a positive performance impact even with -O3) ; so I weep a lot when I read that people in the committee object to pack...[indexing]

  • Zigi

    Workflow assistant built for devs & their teams. Automate the mundane part of your day, with live actionable messages for your GitHub & Jira tasks.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-12-07.

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What are some of the best open-source Vst projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 olive 6,599
2 JUCE 4,668
3 ardour 2,791
4 helio-workstation 2,550
5 dexed 2,307
6 awesome-musicdsp 1,892
7 iPlug2 1,414
8 zrythm 1,369
9 yabridge 1,237
10 awesome-linuxaudio 1,030
11 sonobus 1,028
12 vst-rs 903
13 Camomile 770
14 matchering 754
15 airwave 523
16 DawDreamer 523
17 OB-Xd 500
18 Dplug 433
19 OctaSine 403
20 amsynth 394
21 vst.net 380
22 ADLplug 351
23 avendish 345
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