Apple Audio Unit Extension Point
Few months ago at WWDC 2015, Apple did something great for musicians and applications programmers called “Apple Audio Unit Extension Point”.
Apple Audio Unit Extension Point brings a full plugin model for both iOS and OS X.
To make it simple :
Programmers will be able to code plugins and package them into apps to be sold on the App Store.
This means that musicians will benefit of many new plugins.
We’re looking forward to see what the future will bring with this simplified approach to coding and distributing plugins.
Apple is offering a nice PDF with graphics explaining what’s going on. Of course it requires a certain level of programming knowledge to be fully understood but it is well done :
And for those of you who are into programming and know already their way around, Apple is providing a detailed example :
AudioUnitV3Example: A Basic AudioUnit Extension and Host Implementation
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