I have downloaded what I think is supposed to be a VST plugin, so that I may use it to analyse sounds in the creation of music. (A VST, or Virtual Studio Technology, is an effect [or VSTi for instrument], that alters sound. VST files for Windows are .dll, for Mac they're .vst.)
However, when I download said file I get a zipped file which contains only a manual, and a dll file. Usually I get the files with the extension .VST, which I then add to my VST files, and the actual plugin with extension .conpoment, which I add to it's respective file. However, I just got that dll file.
I know that this particular program works on mac, as I stumbled upon it via an online tutorial in which a guy was using that same program, but I can't seem take the necessary steps to the point where I can actually install/use the file.
Furthermore, I've tried downloading it from other sites other than the official website, but I always get the same contents.