Plugin Support

Plugin Compatibility Fixes
VST Plugins vary widely in implementation and Forte tries to work with each in its own way, but sometimes it needs specific hints or behavioral overrides to...
Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 9:23 PM
Does Forte support a specific plugin, audio or MIDI interface?
Forte supports a wide variety of plugins, audio and MIDI interfaces. However because of the large range of choices, please download the free trial and try it...
Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 6:51 PM
Why doesn't my specific plugin work in Forte?
Please read the System Integration Advice help topic. Most of the advice available for making a plugin work is on this page.  Ask the user community on the f...
Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 6:51 PM
How can I diagnose missing plugins?
When Forte starts it updates a file called "plugins.xml" in the application data directory. This file is available using the Tools | View INI File...
Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 9:01 PM
System Integration Advice
It is important to understand that Forte, as a VST host, is part of a performance system that also includes your choice of PC, OS, plugins, and audio/MIDI in...
Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 6:51 PM
Plugin Compatibility Problems
Common Advice for Plugin Problems Use Single Threaded Mode (Preferences Menu) Forte uses different threads for different plugins, and sometimes plugins ca...
Sat, Apr 22, 2017 at 8:21 AM
How do I move from 32 bit to 64 bit Plugins?
Background Forte identifies all plugins by a unique identifier called a CLSID.  The CLSID of a plugin can be found in the plugins.xml cache file and it loo...
Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 6:51 PM
How can I prevent my VST sampler (Kontakt, Halion, Sampletank, etc.) from reloading samples on scene change?
You can configure Forte to do specific things on scene change with different plugins.  Here is a short video on how do use Kontakt in a Forte rack where each...
Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 6:51 PM
Things to check with Scene Recall doesn't restore a plugin as expected
We were recently contacted about a problem where the new Arturia Prophet V3 plugin would not correctly restore its state when switching scenes in Forte.  The...
Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 6:51 PM
Quick way to migrate from Halion 5 to Halion 6 in Forte
Forte keeps plugins distinct by use of a unique identifier based on the VST ID and the plugin filename.  Therefore, Halion 5 and Halion 6 are technically di...
Sun, Jul 9, 2017 at 7:19 PM