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Manual

The String Studio VS-3 manual in HTML and PDF format.

FAQ

Answers to some common questions.

Can String Studio VS‑1, VS‑2, VS‑3 be installed on the same computer? #

Absolutely, they are separate programs/plug-ins.

Will String Studio VS‑3 load String Studio VS‑2 sound packs? #

Yes, there are two options: manual and re-installation of the pack.

  1. Manual—Any String Studio VS‑2 pack can be converted into a String Studio VS‑3 pack by following the steps of § 3.7 Importing Sounds from Previous versions of String Studio VS of the String Studio VS‑3 manual.
  2. Re-installation—You can simply visit your Registered Products page to get the latest sound pack installers.

Latest installers

Links and version numbers of the current installers for macOS and Windows

macOS version history

  • String Studio VS-3 v3.2.1 for macOS —LATEST #

    May 20, 2021

    Fixed in this update

    • Fixed possible crash on start with VST3 plug-in.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.

    Installer

  • String Studio VS-3 v3.2.0 for macOS #

    March 30, 2021

    Added in this update

    • Apple Silicon (M1) compatibility.
    • Dropped support for Windows 7.
    • Dropped support for macOS 10.7, 10.8, 10.9 and 10.10.
    • Improved behaviour of Windows installer.

    Fixed in this update

    • Fixed possible crash in Logic Pro when removing plug-in from track.
    • The Scala file name wasn't always properly shown in the settings panel.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.

    Installer

  • String Studio VS-3 v3.1.5 for macOS #

    Jan. 6, 2021

    Fixed in this update

    • Delay knob in Vintage Chorus did not always work correctly at high sampling rates.
    • Peaking LED did not work in the Master section's level meter.
    • When a project was loaded in a DAW, the Save and Compare buttons would be enabled even if the preset had not been edited.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.

    Installer

  • String Studio VS-3 v3.1.4 for macOS #

    April 29, 2020

    Fixed in this update

    • Fixed compressor bugs.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.

    Installer

  • String Studio VS-3 v3.1.3 for macOS #

    Jan. 28, 2020

    Fixed in this update

    • Some popup menus could remain open when the plug-in window was closed.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.

    Installer

  • String Studio VS-3 v3.1.2 for macOS #

    Nov. 29, 2019

    Fixed in this update

    • Fixed crash in Save As dialog.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.

    Installer

  • String Studio VS-3 v3.1.1 for macOS #

    Nov. 26, 2019

    Fixed in this update

    • Fixed level meter display on Synth page.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.

    Installer

  • String Studio VS-3 v3.1.0 for macOS #

    Nov. 22, 2019

    Added in this update

    • Added support for GUI scaling.

    Fixed in this update

    • VST3 plug-in now works in Digital Performer 10.
    • Fixed possible crash when using some touchscreens.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.

    Installer

  • String Studio VS-3 v3.0.2 for macOS #

    April 1, 2019

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.

    Installer

  • String Studio VS-3 v3.0.1 for macOS #

    Feb. 22, 2019

    Fixed in this update

    • Fixed Notes scrolling in the Info panel.
    • Fixed memory leak.
    • Fixed contextual menu in text fields.
    • Scala tunings did not reload after a sample rate change.
    • Compare and undo now work as expected when the layer labels are modified.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.

    Installer

  • String Studio VS-3 v3.0.0 for macOS #

    Dec. 6, 2018

    Added in this update

    • Initial release.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.

    Installer

Windows version history

  • String Studio VS-3 v3.2.1 for Windows—LATEST #

    May 20, 2021

    Fixed in this update

    • Fixed possible crash on start with VST3 plug-in.
    • Fixed problems when running in Cakewalk.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.
  • String Studio VS-3 v3.2.0 for Windows #

    March 30, 2021

    Added in this update

    • Apple Silicon (M1) compatibility.
    • Dropped support for Windows 7.
    • Dropped support for macOS 10.7, 10.8, 10.9 and 10.10.
    • Improved behaviour of Windows installer.

    Fixed in this update

    • Fixed possible crash in Logic Pro when removing plug-in from track.
    • The Scala file name wasn't always properly shown in the settings panel.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.
  • String Studio VS-3 v3.1.5 for Windows #

    Jan. 6, 2021

    Fixed in this update

    • Delay knob in Vintage Chorus did not always work correctly at high sampling rates.
    • Peaking LED did not work in the Master section's level meter.
    • When a project was loaded in a DAW, the Save and Compare buttons would be enabled even if the preset had not been edited.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.
  • String Studio VS-3 v3.1.4 for Windows #

    April 29, 2020

    Fixed in this update

    • Fixed compressor bugs.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.
  • String Studio VS-3 v3.1.3 for Windows #

    Jan. 28, 2020

    Fixed in this update

    • Some popup menus could remain open when the plug-in window was closed.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.
  • String Studio VS-3 v3.1.2 for Windows #

    Nov. 29, 2019

    Fixed in this update

    • Fixed crash in Save As dialog.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.
  • String Studio VS-3 v3.1.1 for Windows #

    Nov. 26, 2019

    Fixed in this update

    • Fixed level meter display on Synth page.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.
  • String Studio VS-3 v3.1.0 for Windows #

    Nov. 22, 2019

    Added in this update

    • Added support for GUI scaling.

    Fixed in this update

    • Improved default GUI size on Windows in DAWs with high-DPI support.
    • VST3 plug-in now works in Digital Performer 10.
    • Fixed possible crash when using some touchscreens.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.
  • String Studio VS-3 v3.0.2 for Windows #

    April 1, 2019

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.
  • String Studio VS-3 v3.0.1 for Windows #

    Feb. 22, 2019

    Fixed in this update

    • Fixed Notes scrolling in the Info panel.
    • Fixed memory leak.
    • Fixed contextual menu in text fields.
    • Scala tunings did not reload after a sample rate change.
    • Compare and undo now work as expected when the layer labels are modified.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.
  • String Studio VS-3 v3.0.0 for Windows #

    Dec. 6, 2018

    Added in this update

    • Initial release.

    Notes

    • This installer can simply be run over your current installation to perform the update.
    • This installer is a full installer so you can use it as a starting point if you need to reinstall from scratch in the future.

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