Massive Prototyping Panel

Prototype to your heart’s content! The Prototyping panel in RackAFX scrolls to reveal 1044 control slots that you can populate with knobs, buttons, meters, and more for rapid setup and testing of your algorithms. The built-in prototype-control linker allows you to easily setup your plugin parameter limits, defaults, units and then connect the GUI control to linked variables. You can have your algorithm up and running in a matter of a few minutes. RackAFX makes this as simple as possible while avoiding the pitfalls of trying to learn audio programming with bloated frameworks and licensing issues. Download read more…

Integrated Drag and Drop GUI Designer

The Easiest Plugin GUI Designer on the planet! The Drag and drop GUI Designer allows you to easily create your own GUIs with a minimum of effort. Import all the custom graphics and controls you like and create beautiful GUIs with advanced features like tabbed panels, custom real-time graphics, and automatic built-in GUI sizing for the user. An infinite number of off-screen views allows you to assemble any style GUI you want, modern or photo-realistic, simple or complex. RackAFX leverages the VSTGUI4 library – an advanced and mature cross-platform compatible set of C++ objects – to read more…

Audio Test and Measure Tools

Algorithm Verification! So, you’ve designed your complicated filter and you believe the coefficient calculations are correct. The filter sounds like it is working, but how can you guarantee your filter specs for your customers? Or your professors? Enter the RackAFX Audio Analyzer panel – this innovative test tool allows you to measure the impulse, step, frequency and phase responses of your filter or audio plugin system all at once. As you move your GUI controls around, the system continues making real-time measurements showing you the results at the same time. You can click on the frequency read more…

IR Capture/Playback and Filter Design

Advanced Engineering Design Features! RackAFX was designed from the get-go as an engineering tool for active DSP programmers. There are two specific modules that are built-in as System Modules: IR Convolver and FIR Filter Designer. With RackAFX, you can take impulse responses of your plugin at any time and save the result as a .wav file, which can then be exported to your tool of choice. In addition, you can import IR files packaged in the .wav format with a simple drop of the files into your IR0124 folder. You can convolve your IRs with any read more…

ASPiK Export

Take your Plugins to the Public! When you have finished your algorithm design and testing, you can export your plugin core guts in the ASPiK plugin framework format. You can easily generate AAX, AU and VST3 plugins for MacOS or Windows and you can also combine your projects so that you create only one Xcode project for AAX, AU and VST3 or one Visual Studio project for AAX and VST3 – build once and all plugins are generated, one after the next. Exporting the project will leave all RackAFX specific code behind and give you just read more…