Test Log with AU Hosts

Our team has recently done a test with Ableton Live, an Audio Unit (AU) host. Our presets and samples were installed and loaded successfully. Details of the test are listed below.

For a printable test results, please download it here.

If you are using AU hosts and interested in our products, please click here to download a test file containing a test preset and a test sample. All you need to do is to save them in the correct folders.
preset folder in "User/Library/Audio/Presets/Steinberg Media Technologies/Padshop/"
sample folder in "User/Documents/Steinberg/Padshop/Samples/User Samples/".


  • Mac OS X Version 10.7.5
  • Processor 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5
  • Memory 8GB 1600 MHz DDR3
  • "Granular Frame Drums" expansion pack
  • Procedures as stated in our instructional manual
  • Ableton Live 9 for Mac OS X 64-bit (Version 9.6)
  • Padshop for Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9 (including Padshop AU & Padshop Content)
  • Turned on "Use Audio Units" and "Use VST Plug-In Custom Folder"
  • Selected /Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST3/Steinberg/ as "VST Plug-In Custom Folder"
  • Clicked "Rescan" once
  • Found "Padshop" under "Plug-Ins Audio Units Steinberg"
  • Opened "Padshop" GUI
  • Found "Granular Frame Drums" VST presets at the bottom centre of the "Padshop" GUI
  • Loaded one of the presets successfully
  • Found "Granular Frame Drums" samples at the right side of the sample screen of the "Padshop" GUI
  • Loaded one of the samples successfully