If you're not seeing the SoundID Reference plugin as available in DAW, this guide will outline steps on how to resolve the issue.
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Plugin not showing in DAW
The plugin should show up in your DAW as SoundID Reference. If you can't see it, please try relaunching your DAW, restarting your computer, and/or rescanning your DAW's plug-in list. Please make sure that your DAW is scanning the correct locations for your plug-ins. Remember that you can choose custom plugin installation folders by pressing Customize during installation. By default, SoundID Reference plug-ins will be installed in the below directories.
NOTE: SoundID Reference supports VST2, VST3, AAX, and AU (MacOS) plug-in formats
C:/Program files/VSTPlugins/SoundID Reference VST Plugin x64 5.X.X.X.dll
C:\Program Files\Common Files\VST3\SoundID Reference VST3 Plugin.vst3
ProTools 11 and newer:
C:/Program files/Common Files/Avid/Audio/Plug-Ins/SoundID Reference AAX Plugin 5.X.X.X.aaxplugin
ProTools 10 and older:
C:/Program files(x86)/Common Files/Avid/Audio/Plug-Ins/SoundID Reference AAX Plugin 5.X.X.X.aaxplugin
/Macintosh HD/Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/Components/SoundID Reference AU Plugin.component
/Macintosh HD/Library/Application Support/Avid/Audio/Plug-Ins/SoundID Reference AAX plugin.aaxplugin
/Macintosh HD/Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST/SoundID Reference VST plugin.vst
/Macintosh HD/Library/Audio/Plug-Ins/VST3/SoundID Reference VST3 Plugin.vst3