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some feature suggestions
#1
Hi, I'm testing Soundop and feel very tempted to purchase it.

There's one thing however that get's in my way quite immediately when I try it. VST plugins can be organized by category and manufacturer, not however by folder structure.

I'm using a bunch of plugins and have organized them in folders over the years. I always find it cumbersome when a software wants to rearrange them for me. The folder list goes over the screen and I have to scroll it from a tiny arrow on top or bottom of this list.

Would it be possible to arrange plugins also by folder structure (like they are arranged in ones ssd) and possibly also to run a simple text search to find plugins fast?

Cheers,

I'll be sure to think of new feature suggestions if I end up buying Soundop.
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#2
(10-14-2021, 07:46 AM)balanced Wrote: Hi, I'm testing Soundop and feel very tempted to purchase it.

There's one thing however that get's in my way quite immediately when I try it. VST plugins can be organized by category and manufacturer, not however by folder structure.

I'm using a bunch of plugins and have organized them in folders over the years. I always find it cumbersome when a software wants to rearrange them for me. The folder list goes over the screen and I have to scroll it from a tiny arrow on top or bottom of this list.

Would it be possible to arrange plugins also by folder structure (like they are arranged in ones ssd) and possibly also to run a simple text search to find plugins fast?

Cheers,

I'll be sure to think of new feature suggestions if I end up buying Soundop.

Hi,

Have you tried the Effects panel? Where you can add effects to a favorite folder and search for an effect. And add effects by drag-drop and double click.

   

Welcome your further suggestions.

Best regards.
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#3
Thanks, that filtering option is useful. 

I counted over 600 .dll files in my plugin effect folder (not including vsti) so managing plugins manually for every audio program can be a tedious task for those of us working with lots of plugins. I currently use Bitwig, Live and Bidule actively and all of those software allow you to browse your plugins by the folder structure which they are arranged in your hard disk. Live and Bitwig for example have their own "favourite" implementations for organizing plugins, but they still allow you to browse them by your actual installation folder structure. So if you have your vst folder populated by subfolders full of plugins, they will show you this structure. I for example have my purchased plugins arranged by manufaturer and freewares by my custom plugin categories. Although I think it would be easier to start using just self made categories for all plugins (mastering, eq, compressor etc)

Even if the favourite plugin folder for Sounop would allow subfolders and further categorizing (a favourite system/structure), I still think allowing installation folder based browsing would be necessary for those using lots of plugins.

Cheers!
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#4
(10-15-2021, 04:03 AM)balanced Wrote: Thanks, that filtering option is useful. 

I counted over 600 .dll files in my plugin effect folder (not including vsti) so managing plugins manually for every audio program can be a tedious task for those of us working with lots of plugins. I currently use Bitwig, Live and Bidule actively and all of those software allow you to browse your plugins by the folder structure which they are arranged in your hard disk. Live and Bitwig for example have their own "favourite" implementations for organizing plugins, but they still allow you to browse them by your actual installation folder structure. So if you have your vst folder populated by subfolders full of plugins, they will show you this structure. I for example have my purchased plugins arranged by manufaturer and freewares by my custom plugin categories. Although I think it would be easier to start using just self made categories for all plugins (mastering, eq, compressor etc)

Even if the favourite plugin folder for Sounop would allow subfolders and further categorizing (a favourite system/structure), I still think allowing installation folder based browsing would be necessary for those using lots of plugins.

Cheers!

Hi,

Thanks for the suggestion. We have released a new version to support sort effects with plugin location.

   

Please check it out.

Best regards.
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#5
Wow, that was fast.. I really appreciate how you listen to your users and then make things happen, kudos to you. I'll be sure to test the new feature and whole software more thoroughly the next moment I can. Right now I'm working on a premiere so there's little time to use on other things. Cheers!
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