Where is the plug-in located on my computer?

On Windows:

  • VST Plug-in: The location of the VST plug-in can be choosen during the installation.

           The default location is:
           [64bit] C:\Program Files(x86)\Vstplugins
           [32bit] C:\Program Files\Vstplugins

           Some DAW modify this default location path.

  • RTAS Plug-in: C:\Program Files(x86)\Common Files\Digidesign\DAE\Plug-ins\
  • AAX Plug-in (PT 10): C:\Program Files\Common Files\Avid\Audio\Plug-Ins
  • AAX Plug-in (PT 11 or higher): C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Avid\Audio\Plug-Ins


On Mac OS:

  • VST Plug-in: Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST/

  • VST3 Plug-in: Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST3/
  • AU Plug-in: Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components/
  • RTAS Plug-in: Library/Application Support/Digidesign/Plug-Ins/

  • AAX Plug-in: Library/Application Support/Avid/Audio/Plug-Ins/