[Ardour-Users] High number of crashes

Robin Gareus robin at gareus.org
Tue Aug 25 15:31:11 PDT 2015

On 08/26/2015 12:25 AM, jonetsu at teksavvy.com wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:19:22 +0200
> The notion of a plugin host is new for me.  It was mentioned here at
> least once.  KXstudio has one I think.  What does a plugin host offers,
> and how does it interfaces to Ardour ?

Ardour, Mixbus. Qtractor,... are plugin-hosts - they can load (aka host)
plugins, but it's not the main function of a DAW or a Sequencer to host

Carla for example or Ingen or jalv,.. are dedicated plugin hosts. Their
main purpose is to load and run plugins only.

hope that clarifies things,

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