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EditorHost Application

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As Cross-platform source code: Simple cross-platform (Win/macOS/Linux) host application allowing you to open the editor of a VST 3 plug-in (with HiDPI support on Windows/macOS). Call it from the command line:

  • Windows:
 editorhost.exe "C:\PATH_TO_PLUGIN"
  • macOS/Linux:
editorhost PATH_TO_PLUGIN

On Windows and macOS you can also drag and drop a VST 3 plug-in on the executable via Explorer/Finder.

Check the folder "public.sdk/samples/vst-hosting/editorhost" of the SDK!