Updating information about audio unit plug ins

by  |  25-Jan-2017 11:07

The Audio Units extension framework is essentially an improved way to use audio apps, like effects and virtual instruments, within audio host apps, like Apple’s own Garage Band or other audio editing and mixing apps.

Go to Macintosh HD/Library/Audio/Plug-ins/Components. If you can see your plugin in the list of Audio Units, select the file and move it to the Desktop.

Restart the Mac and start Logic Pro, then shut down Logic Pro and move the Audio Units which were moved to the desktop back into the HD/Library/Audio/Plug-ins/Components folder.

Audio Units (AU) are a system-level plug-in architecture provided by Core Audio in Apple's mac OS and i OS operating systems.

Audio Units are a set of application programming interface (API) services provided by the operating system to generate, process, receive, or otherwise manipulate streams of audio in near-real-time with minimal latency.

There are thousands of free, shareware and commercial plugins available on the internet; check the Audio Mulch website ( for links to some relevant sites.

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