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Old 09-09-2017, 12:42 PM   #1
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Default Synth Editor with WDL-OL?


I installed WDL-OL, got the examples running, went through the tutorials I found, and got some first simple apps of my own running. Great work!
But one question remains: can I use WDL-OL to build a VST/AU/Standalone editor for external hardware synths?
I can make a few knobs, and handle incoming midi on all platforms, but outgoing midi only works on standalone. On standalone apps, WDL gives you a nice Preferences Dialog to select where your Midi Output goes. But where goes the midi Output on AU/VST apps?

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Marcel // Modor Music
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Old 09-10-2017, 02:56 AM   #2
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yes you can do this. when running as a plug-in the midi output can be routed by the host, in most cases. for certain DAWs such as ableton live plug-ins can't send SYSEX. in VirtualCZ I had to include a direct midi output, in a similar way as what's done in the stand-alone app wrapper, using RTMidi

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