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Version 3.6.8 (2017/11/08)

Version 3.6.8 (2017/11/08)

  • Changes in the Licensing Agreement! Please check it (VST 3 Licensing Issues).
  • New Steinberg VST usage guidelines PDF
  • This SDK version required compilers supporting C++11. It requires on Windows Visual Studio 2015 minimum!
  • Linux support in Beta
  • Interfaces changes:
    • New Steinberg::Vst::IComponentHandlerBusActivation (host): allowing a plug-in to request the host to activate or deactivate a specific bus (useful for instrument with multiple outputs)
  • New Flags/Enums:
    • New predefined Ambisonic Speaker Arrangements: 1st, 2cd and 3rd order (ACN ordering and SN3D normalization): kAmbi1stOrderACN, kAmbi2cdOrderACN, kAmbi3rdOrderACN with their associated speakers: kSpeakerACN0...kSpeakerACN15
    • New predefined 3D speaker arrangements: k70_4, k71_4
  • Samples:
    • New VST 3 Host implementation examples:
    • Folder reorganization: hosting examples are in a separate folder: public.sdk/samples/vst-hosting
    • New AudioHost (AudioHost - cross-platform standalone) showing how integrate a VST 3 plug-in in a Jack world! This required Jack Audio (http://www.jackaudio.org), only tested under Linux but should work on Windows 32bits and Mac.
  • Plug-in wrappers:
    • New Audio Unit v3 (AUv3) Wrapper (VST 3 - Audio Unit v3 Wrapper)
    • New AAX wrapper (VST 3 - AAX Wrapper): Note that in order to use this AAX wrapper for your plug-in, you have to download the AAX SDK (contact AVID), tested with AAX SDK Version 2.3.0