How to create a device description by extracting the list of sound banks and program names from a plug-in.
How to create a device template and rack module presets for a large (orchestral) sound library with custom controllers and articulations.
Sometimes a plug-in refuses to scan and blocks the scanning process for long time.
Vienna Ensemble Pro files for using the VSL Prime Edition library with Synfire.
If you have thousands of audio plug-ins, they happen to be re-scanned every time Synfire is started.
If you have a setup that works, please add it to this list.
There's a known issue with Synfire 1.10.8 where on older versions of Mac OS X, the scanner reports plugins not loading correctly.
Apple recently announced they are about to cease 32-bit support on macOS coming this fall. Consequently, future updates of Synfire and HN2 will include 64-bit components only.
As more and more plug-in manufacturers are dropping support for 32 bit, Synfire now moved to a single 64 bit Audio Engine. New installations and racks will use that engine, while the 32 bit engine remains as an optional choice for a while. This article outlines how to migrate your existing 32 bit projects and racks to 64 bit.
Learn how to set up Synfire with one or more Vienna Ensemble Pro (VEP) servers.
There are a few free sound libraries available for download from the following sources. You can use these to build racks for Synfire and/or for use in your DAW. If you want (...)
ASIO drivers for Windows do not always support multiple applications to send audio at the same time. This can be a problem, if you want to run the Synfire Audio Engine and a DAW at the same time and only have a single audio interface hardware connected.
Drones in your DAW do not show up in Synfire
This shell script fixes file and folder permissions in the Propellerhead Software folder. Use this in case some other software installer has messed with the permissions and you can no longer install or update Synfire Pro.