TAP-plugins is short for Tom's Audio Processing plugins. It is a bunch of LADSPA plugins for digital audio processing, intended for use in a professional DAW environment such as Ardour. These plugins should compile and run on any recent (that is, not seriously outdated) GNU/Linux system. They don't require any special libraries besides the standard GNU C and math libraries, which are expected to be provided on the machine used for compiling. The audio processing algorithms done by TAP-plugins are coded to be independent of the actual sample rate. The sample rate is always a parameter during computations. The plugins have been tested with sample rates 44.1 kHz and 96 kHz, as the author uses these values in his studio. Please note that although all plugins should be essentially functional at virtually any sample rate, the audio fidelity depends slightly on the actual sample rate used. Higher sample rate is better, of course. This means that an equalizer or reverberator plugin will produce higher quality output, and will sound a bit smoother at 96 kHz compared to, say, 44.1 kHz. This is a natural effect that results from the fundamental properties of digital signal processing, but you should be aware of it nevertheless.