Bit of a tangent, but the advice here is incomplete. It's not simply a matter of where or not you trust the source, but whether you trust the source to write code that can't be exploited by 'bad guys' for nefarious purposes on your machine. Not that malware authors generally target vst hosts...
On 2013.06.20 6:13 pm, Jeff Larson wrote:
The only "bad" thing that might happen is if the program is malicious it
can alter sensitive system files. If you trust where it is coming from
then you don't need to worry about this. You certainly don't have to
worry about Mobius, SampleTank, or any of the commercial hosts.