[LV2] UIs for mono plugins
robin at gareus.org
Mon Jul 22 14:28:02 PDT 2019
On 7/22/19 10:39 PM, Johannes Lorenz wrote:
> Why providing controls in LMMS when they are already in the plugin UI?
You may want to automate the controls, or show them inline.
> Should there be one UI for each side, or one for both, or should
> both options be possible?
One UI for all.
There are very few cases where dual-mono plugin with separate controls
The convention is that the controls and control-automation are shared
between replicated instances.
Also keep other plugin standards in mind: VSTs usually gracefully
degrade to mono, and most AU plugins have variable-I/O for a fixed set
Does LMMS offer tracks with more than 2 channels or a variable number of
e.g. replace a stereo MIDI-synth with a multi-out synth. FX-plugins
after the synth may need to be replicated and the host will have to deal
with a variable number of controls (and automation lanes, and control
surface bindings, etc).
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