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Blue Cat's PatchWork Alternatives

Blue Cat's PatchWork is described as 'universal plug-ins patchbay that can host up to 64 VST, VST3, Audio Unit or built-in plug-ins into any Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) in one instance' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Blue Cat's PatchWork for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, BSD and iPad. The best alternative is GarageBand, which is free. Other great apps like Blue Cat's PatchWork are Carla, Cantabile, VSTHost and SAVIHost.

Blue Cat's PatchWork alternatives are mainly Music Production Apps but may also be Digital Audio Workstations or Audio Recorders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Blue Cat's PatchWork.
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Blue Cat's PatchWork is a universal plug-ins patchbay that can host up to 64 VST, VST3, Audio Unit or built-in plug-ins...

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  1. GarageBand icon

    GarageBand

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    101 alternatives to GarageBand 

    Welcome to the school of rock. A Mac-sized practice space. Your own recording studio. If you want to learn to play an instrument, write music, or record a song, GarageBand can help — whether you’re a rookie or a rock star.

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    1.  Works OfflineGarageBand can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Virtual InstrumentGarageBand uses mainy virtual instruments (piano, guitar, drums, bass, etc.).
    3.  Music SequencerRecord, edit, or play back music with GarageBand, by handling note and performance information.
    iPad Version: Tracks
    iPad Version: Piano Roll Editor
  2. Carla icon

    Carla

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    43 alternatives to Carla 

    Carla is an audio plugin host, with support for many audio drivers and plugin formats. It has some nice features like automation of parameters via MIDI CC (and send output back as MIDI too) and full OSC control.

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    1.  Support for VST PluginsCarla support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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  3. Cantabile icon

    Cantabile

    28 alternatives to Cantabile 

    Cantabile is a music workstation for live performing musicians. Build your ideal rig - one that leaves you free to focus on giving your best performance.

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    1.  Support for VST PluginsCantabile support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    2.  Live PerformanceListen to and adjust your music productions with Cantabile based on incoming audio in real time.
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    • VSTHost icon

      VSTHost

      20 alternatives to VSTHost 

      Hostprogram for VST-Plugins with ASIO-Support.

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      1.  Support for VST PluginsVSTHost support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
      2.  Support for MIDIVSTHost includes MIDI hardware and software support to record and import audio.
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    • SAVIHost icon

      SAVIHost

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      5 alternatives to SAVIHost 

      SAVIHost lets you basically turn a VST instrument plugin into a standalone app. It's a very simple VST host that loads up a similarly named VSTi dll file and lets you interact with the plugin as if it's been loaded into a DAW complete with keyboard and extensive options...

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      1.  Support for VST PluginsSAVIHost support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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      • MyMotif - Add music to video icon

        MyMotif - Add music to video

        88 alternatives to MyMotif - Add music to video 

        Everyone want to have music to their videos, so why not creating it yourself? Even with ZERO knowledge of music, anyone can put together their own special soundtrack by using MyMotif’s sounds, melodies and beats.

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      • NanoHost icon

        NanoHost

        • FreeProprietary
        • Windows
        20 alternatives to NanoHost 

        NanoHost is not a synthesizer. It is a free, minimalist host application for Windows that can load VST-synths. Furthermore, it can act as a wrapper which converts VST-synthesizers into standalone applications.

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        1.  Support for VST PluginsNanoHost support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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        • Pedalboard 2

          • FreeOpen Source
          • Mac
          • Windows
          23 alternatives to Pedalboard 2 

          A VST (plus AudioUnit on OSX) plugin host designed for live use. Based on the JUCE 'audio plugin host' code, heavily modified to better suit my purposes.

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          1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsPedalboard 2 can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
          2.  Support for VST PluginsPedalboard 2 support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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          DDMF Metaplugin

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          2 alternatives to DDMF Metaplugin 

          Metaplugin is a plugin that loads other plugins. As simple as that. Build your own effect networks with this plugin wrapper using any VST/VST3 (and AU, if you’re on Mac) effect you already have on your harddisk.

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          1.  Support for VST PluginsDDMF Metaplugin support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
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        • Blue Cat MB-7 Mixer icon

          Blue Cat MB-7 Mixer

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          1 alternatives to Blue Cat MB-7 Mixer 

          Blue Cat's MB-7 Mixer is a unique plug-in that splits the signal into several frequency bands and lets you re-mix and process them as if they were separate tracks: change levels, apply panning, add built-in effects, or even third party plug-ins.

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