Does this work on OSX and Linux?

Topics: Deployment
Feb 20, 2016 at 11:04 AM
Edited Feb 20, 2016 at 11:05 AM
Does VST.NET support OSX and Linux?

Do the plug-ins developed run on OSX and Linux?
Feb 21, 2016 at 12:26 AM
I'm not 100% sure, but I think the basic answer is not currently. You could vote for it here:

I guess the question for me is, if anyone was to invest time in getting VST.Net to work on other platforms, would they do it for Xamarin (iOS/MacOS/Android)? Or, UWP?

Personally, I hope that one day, VST .Net is ported to all the major platforms. If you're a C++ programmer, or know someone who is, you should look at what would be involved with helping out on these ports.
Feb 23, 2016 at 10:57 AM
No, the current version of VST.NET is Windows only. This has to do with the use of the C++ CLI extensions in the Interop assembly.

I have tried to create a VST3 compatible version that would also work on OSX and Linux with the use of Mono, but I ran into serious problems I was unable to resolve and I have abandoned that.