Which plugin format should I use?
It depends on the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) you own.
Here is a list of the most famous DAW compatible with each format :
- VST (PC/Mac):
Cubase, Reaper, Ableton Live, Acid Pro, FL Studio, Sonar, Studio One, Nuendo, Samplitude
- AU (Mac only):
Logic Pro, Garage Band, Reaper, Ableton Live, Studio One, Digital Performer
- RTAS (PC/Mac)
ProTools (for version <= 10)
- AAX (PC/Mac)
ProTools (for version >= 10)