Videos

You can find all of my RackAFX Videos on my YouTube Channel
 

Latest Videos

Take a Tour of RackAFX v6.8
The GUI Designer in RackAFX v6.8
Use your RAFX DLL as a VST2/VST3 Plugin Directly
Setting up the VST3 SDK: Running CMake for building the sample projects
Exporting AAX/AU/VST Part 1/3
Exporting AAX/AU/VST Part 2/3
Exporting AAX/AU/VST Part 3/3
RackAFX Analyzer
RackAFX FIR Filter Designer
 

Debugging Tutorials

Debug Tutorial 1 – Fixing a Toxic Constructor
Debug Tutorial 2 – Debugging a VST Plugin in a VST Host with Visual Studio Part 1
Debug Tutorial 3 – Debugging a VST Plugin in a VST Host with Visual Studio Part 2
 

Older (but still relevant) Videos

The new v6.5 GUI Designer
Adding Custom Graphics to your GUI

 
 

Take a Tour

An overview of the latest features and enhancements in RackAFX.

 

v6.8 GUI Designer

Here I show you how I composited the GUI for the Sequence MultiFX Plugin project that is used in all the v6.8 video demonstrations. It includes a tabbed dialog, custom graphics, and use of the Advanced GUI API.

 

Use your RAFX Plugin as a VST Plugin Directly

This video shows how to easily use your RAFX plugin as a VST2 and/or VST3 plugin in both 32 and 64 bit VST hosts.

 

Setting up the VST3 SDK: CMake for building the sample projects

This video shows how to run CMake on the VST3 SDK in order to generate the built-in sample projects for Visual Studio and XCode.


 

Exporting AAX/AU/VST Projects: Introduction

Installing CMake and preparing your various SDKs for project exporting.

 

Exporting AAX/AU/VST Projects: Individual Projects

You can export your plugin as an individual AU, AAX or VST plugin – this video shows you how.

 

Exporting AAX/AU/VST Projects: Universal Projects

RackAFX v6.9 adds the functionality for easy creation of “Universal” plugin projects. With this, you can create one XCode project that includes AAX, AU and VST targets together and/or one Visual Studio project that contains AAX and VST projects together. The RackAFX code is shared across the multiple targets, so a code change can easily be recompiled into all the API flavors with just a couple of clicks. This video shows how to create a Universal project for MacOS/XCode.

 

The Analyzer/Scope Window in RackAFX

This shows the features of the Analyzer/Scope including using it to take the impulse response of your Plug-Ins.

 

Impuse Convolver & FIR Filter Designer Plug-Ins in RackAFX

This demos the Impuse Convolver and FIR Filter Design Plug-Ins – the FIR Designer a Filter Design tool and a Plug-In at the same time using the Optimal and Frequency Sampling Methods to design FIR Filters. The Impulse Convolver allows you to convolve Impulse Responses from your IR1024 folder.

 

 

Debug Tutorial 1 – Fixing a Toxic Constructor

How to fix a crashing DLL with a bad constructor; causes RackAFX to crash each time you try to start it. This also demos the debugger in Visual Studio.

 

Debug Tutorial 2 – Debugging a VST Plugin in a VST Host with Visual Studio Part 1

How to debug a Windows VST plugin (made with RackAFX Make VST, or not) inside a running VST host using Visual Studio; here the target has been compiled in Debug configuration.

 

Debug Tutorial 3 – Debugging a VST Plugin in a VST Host with Visual Studio Part 2

How to debug a Windows VST plugin (made with RackAFX Make VST, or not) inside a running VST host using Visual Studio; here the target has been compiled in Release configuration.

 

Older (but still relevant) Videos

Using the RackAFX GUI Designer

This shows how to generate a simple GUI using the VSTGUI4-based GUI Designer.

 

Adding your own Custom Graphics to the GUI Designer

This shows how to add your own graphics for backgrounds, knobs, or any other controls to the RackAFX GUI Designer.