[Ardour-Users] OT: Plug-in development

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Nov 26 11:34:55 PST 2008

On Wed, 2008-11-26 at 14:15 -0500, Michael Dunn wrote:
> >however, you might want to follow a very different path. take a look at
> >faust. this is a specialized language, designed explicitly for
> >expressing DSP algorithms very efficiently. having written your faust
> >code, the faust compiler converts it to C (which is often significantly
> >faster than anything you would ever write by hand). but it does more
> >than that - it will wrap your DSP algorithm up to become various kinds
> >of plugins (VST, AU, LADSPA and even a standalone JACK client).
> >
> >if you're more interested in the algorithm than programming or GUI
> >development, and want incredibly fast code as a nice side effect, then
> >learning and using faust would make immense sense.
>     Whoa, that sounds perfect! I've DL'd it -- hope I can figure out 
> how to build/install it. It does say it works with OSX...

faust.grame.fr provides an online compiler ;)

More information about the Ardour-Users mailing list