Install VST *.dll from archive file zip or rar Reaper or DAW

INSTALL VST WINDOWS OLD ARTICLE


(The following tutorial can be used to install any *.dll VSTplugin form an archived file ie *.zip or *.rar file downloaded from the internet) – always be prudent 

When you download make sure you choose the version for you system. 64bit or 32bit?

The following tutorial is based on the 64 bit version.

You will need to know your install folder. Follow the link on how to find your Reaper VST folder: Find VST Folder Reaper

Find the downloaded file in your downloads folder:

Install VST dll Plugin from archive folder such as ZIP or RAR

Double click the zip file MTPDK…

Install VST Plugin from archive folder such as ZIP or RAR

Double click the folder MTPDK…

Extract dll plugin to VST folder using Reaper

Next: Click the button ‘Extract To’

Using winrar to extract VST dll to folder reaper

In the box type C:\VST64

Extract RAR or ZIP file to folder

Click the ‘OK’ button

If you didn’t follow my tutorial for finding Reaper’s VST folder then please check it out first otherwise this will not work.

To see if it has worked:

Open up Reaper again and got to preferences: CTRL-P or Options/Preferences:

Scroll down until you find VST

Find VST Folder Reaper using preferences - CTRL-P Find VST Folder Reaper using preferences - CTRL-P

 

Re-scan VST Plugin Folder

Click the Re-scan button.


INSTALL VST WINDOWS OLD ARTICLE

Updated: March 15, 2020 — 4:11 am

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