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Version 3.1.0 (2010/06/25)

Version 3.1.0 (2010/06/25)

  • Restructuring of the SDK:
    • new Base Module (many useful classes, such as templates and containers)
    • Renamed the file public.sdk/source/main/pluginfactory.cpp to public.sdk/source/main/pluginfactoryvst3.cpp
    • Renamed the file public.sdk/source/main/pluginfactory.h to public.sdk/source/main/pluginfactoryvst3.h
    • Renaming Microsoft Visual Projects
  • New Interfaces:
    • Steinberg::Vst::IEditController2: support for setKnobMode/openHelp/openAboutBox
    • Steinberg::Vst::IComponentHandler2: support for parameter group editing from plug-in UI, dirty state and request host to open the plug-in editor
    • Steinberg::Vst::IAudioPresentationLatency: informs the plug-in about the Audio Presentation Latencies (in/out)
  • New Event Structure:
    • Steinberg::Vst::PolyPressureEvent: Polypressure event support
  • New Flags/Enums:
    • New plug-in Types used for subCategories: PlugType::kMono, PlugType::kStereo, PlugType::kSurround
    • New parameter flag ParameterInfo::kIsList: flags the parameter as a list of discrete string values
    • New IoModes enum: Steinberg::Vst::IoModes::kOfflineProcessing used with setIoMode when the plug-in is used in an offline processing context
  • Plug-ins Wrappers:
    • New VST 3 - VST 2.x Wrapper: by just adding small initializing code, you can provide a VST 2.x version of your VST 3 plug-in
    • New VST 3 - Audio Unit Wrapper with just a few build settings, you can provide AU support with your VST 3 plug-in
  • Samples:
    • New VST 3 Plug-ins examples: ADelay plug-in, mda VST 3 Plug-ins (thanks Paul Kellet and Arne Scheffler)
    • Remove Visual Studio 2003 projects
    • Clean up AGain and add separate version supporting side-chain
  • New features of the VST 3 Plug-in Test Host:
    • MIDI Input support
    • better ASIO support
    • Mac 64 bit support (Cocoa view support also in 32 bit)
  • Fixes in Validator
  • Some documentation changes