A Plugin is a module that generates or processes sound.


It is an element of a Rack.


As it is inserted into a Rack, a Plugin is sometimes referred to as an Insert.


A Plugin itself can host one or many Tracks.


Most Plugins have a Graphical User Interface (GUI) window which can be accessed by clicking on the Plugin's Edit button.



Types of Plugins:



In the Sequencing Panel, a Plugin Header groups together all the Tracks it contains.


In the Gear Panel's Mixer View, a Plugin appears as an insert on a channel strip.


In the Gear Panel's Modular View, a Plugin appears as a sound module mounted on a traditional hardware rack.




Read also:

Monitoring (Audio)

Monitoring (MIDI)

Input (Audio)

Input (MIDI)

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