Where to save VST plugins using Windows

(bradleywyros) #1

I’m trying to find out where to save VST plugins for Ardour using WIndows. I noticed the plugin manager, but is there a special folder I need to save the plugins I download to get them to show up in the plugins manager?

(Paul Davis) #2

The VST plugin specification does not come with any “special folder” component. You must tell the host where to find the plugins. In Ardour, you’ll find that in Edit > Preferences > Plugins > VST