LOOT is used by vortex.
LOOT works by using a masterlist to define ordering rules – the masterlist must be updated for new mods (VR!) to work.
If the mods are not in LOOT, then it doesn’t know where to put it.
If there are clues to incompatibilities (duplicating files for example) both should give you a warning.
How do I get loot to work with Vortex?
VORTEX – Beginner’s Guide #4 : Plugins and Load Order –
How do you use Bodyslide on Vortex?
Skyrim Special Edition Body slider and Beautiful bodies Manual and
How do I run loot?
How To: Install and Use LOOT for Skyrim –
How do I use loot with Mod organizer?
Despite Mod Organizer possessing an internal sort function using LOOT, LOOT is currently necessary in order to establish user rules for Meta data and priority. Download and install the Installer version.
- Click the gears icon .
- Select LOOT.
- In the Arguments field type –game=Skyrim .
- Click [Modify] and [Close].
Does vortex need loot?
Vortex doesn’t have its own sorting code, it uses loot internally. (through it’s UI) or that both lists are valid. What you have to keep in mind with loot is that it only cares about resolving conflicts. When two plugins have no conflict, it doesn’t matter how they are arranged.
Does vortex come with loot?
Actually, xEdit is used to clean dirty files. As far as the sorting goes, you don’t need to run LOOT to sort. I mean, you could, but it’s redundant. LOOT sorting is included in Vortex as part of the program; that’s what the Plugins tab is doing when it sorts.