Now that Ableton Live is Apple Silicon-native, will your plug-ins and tools still work?

Ableton Live 11.1 beta means a native version of the host that can take full advantage of the hardware inside the latest Macs. But what about VST, AU, Max for Live, and other content – especially if it was built for Intel? Here’s what works, what doesn’t, and how to retain compatibility.

At last, AAS deliver their new software modular generation: Multiphonics CV-1

Software modular is everywhere these days, but AAS are one of the developers who defined the genre. So a ground-up new tool from them is big news – and it has all the sonic and physical modeling goodness you’d expect.

Peter Kirn - May 5, 2021

LIRA-8 reimagines the LYRA-8 organismic drone synth in Pd, VST, AU free – donationware

The wonderfully mysterious analog LYRA-8 synthesizer world now has an unofficial digital cousin – and it’s free-or-pay-what-you-can for Pure Data (and cross-platform AU and VST).

Peter Kirn - December 30, 2020

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