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How can I open guitar plug-ins

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asked Apr 5, 2020 in Studio One 4 by markchandler1 (170 points)

Hi, I have the free version of Studio One 4 and cannot get my guitar plugins to open or be recognized. They are all 3rd party free plugins as of now, but even under "Options," I'm not given a VST plugins location or option. I have an HP 15t brand new computer with an i7 core processor. I continually get the same message while attempting to open a plugin, that being "you are attempting to open a file .dll plugin" (image attached). I would really appreciate any help in trying to access my plugins. I will most likely upgrade my recording software with a paid version of Studio One 4 too so any help would be excellent in furthering that idea. Thanks a bunch - Mark Chandler

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answered Apr 5, 2020 by aka_busker (24,640 points)
selected Apr 6, 2020 by markchandler1
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Studio One Prime does not support VST plugins.  If you wish to use VST plugins with Studio One you either need to buy the Artist version AND the VST/AU enablers or pay for the pro version.  If you buy Presonus interfaces or other hardware like the Faderport  you will get a free version of Artist and then you can either buy the VST support add-on or upgrade to Professional version.