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4 Sessions
Audit (Free)
Certificate (Incl. w/ Premium)
Program ($500 USD)
Kadenze Academy
Music Technology
Audio Plugins, JUCE Framework, Audio Plugin Architecture, GUI & DSP Programming
Course Description

In this course, you will learn how to design, architect, and develop multi-threaded audio plugins in industry-standard formats like VST and AudioUnit. After taking this course, you will have a firm understanding of what really goes into developing software audio plugins, including how they work from a structural perspective, and the thought and design processes that go into the creation of commercial products.


This course is in scheduled mode "." Learn more about scheduled courses here.

Session 1: Audio Plugin Architecture
Introduction to plugin architecture and the design challenges encountered when creating audio software.
Session 2: Audio Plugin Design
Learn how to conceptualize and create audio plugin wireframes from the design team at Output.
Session 3: Audio Plugin Development Part 1
Write your first audio plugin from scratch! Students will also learn how to effectively configure and manage their development projects.
Session 4: Audio Plugin Development Part 2
Further the concepts of session 3 and create more advanced audio plugins with multiple parameters and custom Digital Signal Processing (DSP) functions.
Whenever you complete a course as a premium member, you can earn a verified Certificate of Accomplishment .

This course is also part of the Program: Creating Audio Plugins With C++. Earn a verified Specialist Certificate for successfully completing a Program.

These certificates are proof that you completed an online course on our platform and can easily be shared with its unique link.

Credit Elligible Program
This course is one of 2 courses in the Creating Audio Plugins With C++ Program and is offered for credits from Kadenze Academy.

Earn a verified Specialist Certificate after successfully completing a Program. And whenever you complete a course as a Premium member, you earn a verified Certificate of Accomplishment . These certificates are proof that you completed an online course on our platform and can easily be shared with its unique link.

Instructors & Guests
What You Need to Take This Course

Prior Knowledge:

C++, Music DAWs & Plugins


JUCE Code Library


Semi-modern computer


Integrated Development Environment (IDE) like Xcode, Visual Studio, or CodeBlocks

Additional Information

If a student signs up for the Creating Audio Plugins With C++ program, it is recommended that these courses are taken sequentially.

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