Change Plug-In Category

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Change Plug-In Category

Postby Ilsenhab » Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:27 am

Apologies if this has been covered, but I couldn't find a definitive thread in the 'search' option.

Is there a safe way to change the 'category' of installed plugins? Would be great to organize all my various plugs and jbridged plugs in the folders they belong too - i.e., dynamics, mastering, eq etc...

One would think it's in 'Plug-In Information'...

Your help is greatly appreciated.

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Re: Change Plug-In Category

Postby Strophoid » Sat Jan 11, 2014 10:17 pm

For VST2 instruments yes. Go to the folder where you installed Cubase, in that folder is a folder called VSTPlugins. That folder has the same layout as the dropdown menu in Cubase. You can move the .dll files around to match the way you want to see them in Cubase.
However, VST3 instruments don't work that way, their category is set by the manufacturer and can't be changed easily.
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