VST -> OSC Bridge

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VST -> OSC Bridge

Post by Stefan Franke » Fri May 19, 2006 5:01 pm

An old friend of ours recently made a VST plug (PC only) that can be freely
configured to send out any automation it receives via OSC.

The people at meso use it to add timeline-based control their wonderful real
time video synthesis engine called vvvv.

Have a look here:

http://vvvv.meso.net/tiki-index.php?page=OSCGlue

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Post by Clearscreen » Tue May 23, 2006 11:34 pm

out of curiousity stefan, have you used vvvv behind live on the one machine? if i go full screen with vvvv's output live crashes *VERY HARD* immediately.....
Hp Elitebook 2.8Ghz. Live 7.0.14 & Live 8.1.5, XP Pro. and stuff...

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Post by Stefan Franke » Tue May 23, 2006 11:46 pm

Clearscreen wrote:out of curiousity stefan, have you used vvvv behind live on the one machine? if i go full screen with vvvv's output live crashes *VERY HARD* immediately.....
No, I haven't. We can't even tell if it is a problem of Live or the plugin, unless
someone tries it with other host applications (VST plugins run in the process
space of the host, so whatever they do wrong will crash the host).

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Post by Clearscreen » Wed May 24, 2006 5:27 am

thanks for the reply stefan, but i'm not actually talking about using the vst/OSC plugin.

say i have live running (and it doesn't actually have to be doing anything - ie no plugins, clips, etc at all) and then start vvvv playing some video and output it's renderer to full screen live simply disappears it crashes so quick and hard.

the the next time i start live it comes up with the crash recovery dialogue, so i'm guessing something in live knows its a crash....

it seems it's something between live and vvvv, possibly in the directx rendering? who knows....

i be interested to see if you'd try it out, as maybe it's something screwy with my machine, but it seems odd that live crashes like that when i run a video program that isn't using any audio stuff at all... v. strange...
Hp Elitebook 2.8Ghz. Live 7.0.14 & Live 8.1.5, XP Pro. and stuff...

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Post by Stefan Franke » Wed May 24, 2006 8:58 am

Ahh, I see. It may well be that any application that switches Windows into
exclusive fullscreen mode crashes Live. I'll pass this into our bug tracking
guys. Thanks for the report.

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Post by friend_kami » Tue Aug 15, 2006 11:56 pm

woah, thats just sick.
i like it!

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Post by Michael-SW » Wed Aug 16, 2006 7:54 am

What do you use OSC for? I know it is "a better midi", but not many applications use it yet.

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Post by deadmau5 » Wed Aug 16, 2006 11:38 am

Michael-SW wrote:What do you use OSC for? I know it is "a better midi", but not many applications use it yet.
i use a Monome.... http://www.monome.org

this OSC Glue might come in handy

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Post by Michael-SW » Wed Aug 16, 2006 2:32 pm

deadmau5 wrote:
Michael-SW wrote:What do you use OSC for? I know it is "a better midi", but not many applications use it yet.
i use a Monome.... http://www.monome.org

this OSC Glue might come in handy
Cool! Tell me more on how you use the Monome and how well it works.

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Post by Soma » Thu Jul 10, 2008 8:17 pm

After looking at arura mixer, I'm daydreaming of making a Monodeck type controller.

How does one grab API states like clip playing and send them to a device via OSC?

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Post by stjohn » Thu Jul 10, 2008 8:42 pm

sweet.. i f'in love VVVV.. what a program.

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Post by Machinate » Fri Jul 11, 2008 7:45 am

stjohn wrote:sweet.. i f'in love VVVV.. what a program.
werd - it's like the best kept secret out there, man - it does so much insane shit, yet it's SOOO easy to program.
mbp 2.66, osx 10.6.8, 8GB ram.

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Post by nbinder » Fri Jul 11, 2008 8:54 am

But windows only :( :cry:

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Post by pepezabala » Fri Jul 11, 2008 9:14 am

For OSX you can use OSCulator. You can assign several message types (Midi notes, CCs, mouse ...) to incoming OSC messages.

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Post by nbinder » Fri Jul 11, 2008 3:36 pm

No, I'm talking about vvvv in general. VVVV is not the same as OSCulator.... :wink:

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