Blue Cat Audio has released an update for Blue Cat’s PatchWork and MB-7 Mixer, adding the ability to load third party VST3 plug-ins, in addition to existing VST2 and Audio Unit hosting.

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With these new versions, it is now possible to mix VST2, VST3 and Audio Units together in the same session, even if your host application does not support all plug-ins formats. This update also brings several fixes an enhancements (details below).

The update is free for existing customers and is available for download from the same page as the initial purchase (link received by email). Demo versions are also available for download on, in VST, VST3, RTAS, AAX, Audio Unit and DirectX plug-in formats or as a standalone application (PatchWork only), for both Mac and PC (32 and 64-bit).

Changes in PatchWork v1.73 & MB-7 Mixer v2.53

  • VST3 plug-ins hosting.
  • Fixed VST3 version crash in Wavelab 9.
  • Fixed issue with parameters precision in VST3 version.
  • Improved automatic I/O configuration for VST and VST3 versions.

Blue Cat’s PatchWork is available for purchase for 79 EUR / $99 USD; Blue Cat’s MB-7 Mixer costs 99 EUR / $129 USD.

More information: Blue Cat Audio