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I'm not sure if this is a known bug, but I cannot get VST3 effects to work in Pro X4 Suite.

VST2 is fine and VST3 instruments are fine, but VST3 effects are simply bypassed by the audio. The plugin appears, but no receives no signal, it's almost as if the audio on that channel simply ignores it and routes straight through to the output.

Samplitude has officially had VST3 support since Pro X2 but I have never got this to work with Pro X2, 3 or 4.

It never really bothered me before as all VST3 plugins I've owned up to now have had a VST2 version, however it's now an issue for me because I've just purchased Reason Intro 11, which is VST3 only (didn't know that before I bought it!) Again, the instruments are fine but the effects are simply ignored.

Is there a setting or a workaround I'm missing or is this simply a long-standing unresolved problem?

It is literally the only frustration I have with Samplitude, other than this, I love it to bits!

Thanks for any help :)

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On 11/11/2019 at 10:36 AM, Philw said:


support is a word, reality is another...

Last time I try to use a Softube vst3 plugin, it worked and suddenl (I seeme to recall it was when I wanted to close the plug)y, Samp told me bye bye without any other explanation :)

That has also happened to me with a Voxengo VST3 plugin, but it still wasn't passing the audio through it.
I hope they resolve it soon

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On 11/11/2019 at 12:21 AM, Happy Mike said:

You can change the extension of the vst3 plugin to dll and then it will be seen as vst2 plugin :ninja:


Surge.vst3  => Surge.dll

Alas it hasn't worked.
It did the trick for the Rode Soundfield plugin but not Reason unfortunately...

Thanks though, good tip to know

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