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Old 11-18-2021, 07:57 PM
Darryl Ramm Darryl Ramm is online now
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Default Re: Pro Tools locating plug ins

Oh yep they really claimed that, was not my imagination.

The way to tell for sure is to install and use the file command like I did above.

An AAX plugin that supports both AAX-32 and AAX-64 would show like the following example (note you need to look at the actual plugin executable buried in the plugin bundle, not the top level .aaxplugin bundle wrapper/directory):

$ pwd
/Library/Application Support/Avid/Audio/Plug-Ins/moogerfooger AD.aaxplugin/Contents/MacOS
$ file *
moogerfooger AD: Mach-O universal binary with 2 architectures: [i386:Mach-O bundle i386] [x86_64]
moogerfooger AD (for architecture i386): Mach-O bundle i386
moogerfooger AD (for architecture x86_64): Mach-O 64-bit bundle x86_64


It's possible to look into installers without installing them and check what they support with file, e.g. the Suspicious Package utility makes that easy, but mere mortals should not need to do this.
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