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How do you use plug-ins with Audacity?
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How do you use plug-ins with Audacity? Put plug-ins in the Audacity Plug-ins folder.
* Plug-ins need to be put in the "Plug-ins" directory in the Audacity program folder. For Windows this is probably C:\Program Files\Audacity\Plug-Ins. On Linux, use {{path|~/.audacity-files/plug-ins}}.
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* For Windows plug-ins are usually in {{path|C:\Program Files\Audacity\Plug-ins}}
* To use VST plugins, you need the VST Enabler: http://www.audacityteam.org/vst/
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* For Mac OS X plug-ins can be found in {{path|Mac Hard Disk > Applications > Audacity > Plug-ins}}
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* For Linux plug-ins can be in
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:{{path|~/.audacity-files/plug-ins}}
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:{{path|/usr/share/audacity/plug-ins}}
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:{{path|/usr/lib/ladspa/plug-ins}}
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:{{path|/usr/local/share/audacity/plug-ins}} or
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:{{path|/usr/local/lib/ladspa/plug-ins}}
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* To use VST plugins, you need the [http://www.audacityteam.org/vst/ VST Enabler].
  
On all platforms you can use "LADSPA" plugins and nyquist plugins (scripts). By default AUDACITY compiles with LADSPA support.  See: http://www.ladspa.org/ and http://audacity.sourceforge.net/help/nyquist
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On all platforms Audacity has built-in support for [http://www.ladspa.org/ LADSPA plug-ins] and [http://audacity.sourceforge.net/help/nyquist Nyquist plug-ins].
  
Under Windows and Mac OS, the VST Enabler provides a LADSPA interface for VST plug-ins, so that Audacity can use them.
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Under Windows and Mac OS, The VST Enabler provides a LADSPA interface for VST plug-ins, so that Audacity can use them. Note that Windows VST plug-ins will only work under Windows; Classic Mac OS plug-ins will only under OS 9 and previous; and Mac OS Carbon plug-ins will only work under OS X.
Note that Windows VST plug-ins will only work under Windows, classic Mac OS plug-ins will only under OS 9 and previous, and Mac OS Carbon plug-ins will only work under OS X.
 
  
  

Revision as of 03:43, 29 January 2011

ToDo Tell people where they can get free plug ins from.

Audacity can use three types of plug-in effects:

How do you use plug-ins with Audacity? Put plug-ins in the Audacity Plug-ins folder.

  • For Windows plug-ins are usually in C:\Program Files\Audacity\Plug-ins
  • For Mac OS X plug-ins can be found in Mac Hard Disk > Applications > Audacity > Plug-ins
  • For Linux plug-ins can be in
~/.audacity-files/plug-ins
/usr/share/audacity/plug-ins
/usr/lib/ladspa/plug-ins
/usr/local/share/audacity/plug-ins or
/usr/local/lib/ladspa/plug-ins

On all platforms Audacity has built-in support for LADSPA plug-ins and Nyquist plug-ins.

Under Windows and Mac OS, The VST Enabler provides a LADSPA interface for VST plug-ins, so that Audacity can use them. Note that Windows VST plug-ins will only work under Windows; Classic Mac OS plug-ins will only under OS 9 and previous; and Mac OS Carbon plug-ins will only work under OS X.


For Developers

If you're interested in writing your own plug-ins, see "Creating your own Plug-in".