Visual Studio 2017 configuration for Synthesizer VST builds

Posted March 10th, 2018 at 22:00 PM


My previous blog about building Synthesizer VSTs on Windows used Visual Studio 2017 for all build tests. A couple of notable fails were the mda-vst examples and the blessed SynthEdit SDK3 component build. The mda examples simply needed a compile flag addition:


The SynthEdit SDK3 build needed to use the Visual Studio Installer to add further toolsets:


I tried again to build VST.NET after the VS2017 update but sadly no improvement. I confirmed JUCE and HISE examples continue to build.