Trigger 2 Does Not Show In Plugins Menu

Pro Tools:

After installation, Trigger 2 is found in the "Dynamics" Category in the Pro Tools plugin menu.

If you would like Pro Tools to display your plugin menu by Manufacturer, go to Pro Tools Preferences. Under display make sure "Organize Plug-In Menus By: Category and Manufacturer" is selected. Now you can find Trigger 2 listed under "Steven Slate".

Logic Pro User:

If Logic did not scan Trigger 2 on Launch, open the Audio Units Manager found in the Logic Pro drop down menu under Preferences.

Type in "Slate" on the search bar on the top right.

Make sure Trigger 2 is listed and is checked. If Trigger 2 is not listed select "Reset & Recan Selection".

 Ableton Live User:

Launch Ableton Live and go to preferences. Select "File Folder" to be taken to the page shown below:

 Make sure "Use VST Plug-In System Folders" is ON and then choose to "Rescan" Plug-ins.

Note*: If you are on a PC you will have to select the VST plugin folder in which the .dll file extension was installed to:


Reaper User:

Launch Reaper and go to Preferences.

Mac: Command (⌘) + , (also found in REAPER drop down menu)

PC: Ctrl+P (also found in Options drop down menu)

 Scroll down until you see "VST" under the "Plug-ins" subheading. Select "VST" to be taken to the page shown above. If the plugin file path is not selected do so by clicking "Add...". Navigate to the correct plugin file path. 

Note*: If you are on a PC the file path is chosen during the installation process. MAC users default VST location is as follows:

Library Audio Plugins VST Slate Digital

Pro Tools User:

Before proceeding please make sure you are using the most up-to-date version of Pro Tools and that you are using the latest version of your Operating System.

If you are using Pro Tools 11 you will need to download the AAX installer since RTAS is no longer supported. Log into your Slate User Account to find the AAX Installer:

Slate User Account

If you want to use AAX/32bit in Pro Tools 10 you must be running PT version 10.3.7 or higher.

Mac Owners - You can verify that the plugin installed successfully by checking the following plugin paths:

Library Application Support Digidesign Plugins

Library Application Support Avid Audio Plugins

 Studio One User:

Under "Options" select Locations. You will need to add the VST folder in which Trigger was installed to. After selection choose "Reset Blacklist".

If the issue persists please Submit a Request to speak with a support agent. 

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