DMG Audio Expurgate v1.0.0 OSX-Kleen AU
A New Level of Precision - Meet Essence's ninja sister!
Expurgate is the most advanced noise-detecting, circuit modelled, MIDI sample accurate,
zero-latency, ultra-fast, lookahead, linear-phase sub-band gate.
The Expurgate Story
Expurgate is a fully-featured gate/expander, with all the customary DMGAudio trimmings.
Let's be honest - gates are not the most exciting of processors, but they are hugely useful. So I've tried to make Expurgate as exciting as possible by including a selection of favourite gate designs. We've tried to make it as quick to use as possible by streamlining the interface, and including a flexible sidechain EQ with spectrum analyser. I've made it as gentle on the CPU as possible whilst still sounding fantastic and also including extra options for more demanding applications to invoke more processing power.
The inclusion of a signal/noise detector can make some tasks, like breath gating, extremely quick to get good results with. Adding sub-band processing means you can use it for tonal and dynamic shaping. The sample-accurate MIDI handling is pretty neat for creative uses, as is the distortion characteristic of using extremely low attack and release times when the safety is off.
We're fairly sure this is the most sophisticated and flexible gate around. As we strive for in our designs, it allows you to get the job done quickly and well. And as always, if you want to go deeper, the options are all there.
If that's too much to consider, set the threshold and Expurgate your noise!
• State of the art gating and expansion.
• Noise detector for automatic gating.
• Quick, simple, ergonomic interface.
• Circuit models of classic gates.
• Configurable from zero-latency, ultra-low CPU to oversampled ultra-high resolution.
• Ultra-low attack times when the safety is disabled.
• External sidechain for triggered gating.
• Global Bypass for all instances in a session.
• Sample-accurate MIDI triggering as gate or ducker.
• Three-band sidechain EQ, and massively configurable Split EQ.
• Separated mode, allowing fine mixing control.
• Per-channel or ganged control.
• M/S and L/R processing
• Large, intuitive time-plot.
• Windows VST, VST3 and AAX as 32+64bit, RTAS 32bit
• Mac VST, VST3, AU and AAX as 32+64bit, RTAS 32bit
• Linear Phase crossover (Split) EQ
• Zero-latency minimum phase mode, with Linkwitz-Riley crossovers.
• Variable lookahead to avoid losing transients.
• Oversampling mode to eliminate intermodulation distortions.
• Full mixer section.
• Ducking and upwards compression.
• Threshold, Ratio, Soft-knee, Gain-Reduction Depth and Hysteresis.
• Variable Stereo linkage.
• Complete set of Listen options for monitoring, including signal difference (output-input).
• Automatic detection of noise in signals.
• Simple three-control interface.
• Advanced section for precision control.
• Spectrum analyser for tuning sidechain EQ.
• Time-plot to highlight signal detection.
• Freely-resizable UI.
• Mac Retina support.
• 8 A/B banks.
• Intelligent Undo/Redo.
• Ergonomic channel linkage system.
• Autolisten for configuring filters.
Blue Cat Dynamics 4 x86 x64 Incl Patched R2R-Based
Blue Cat's Dynamics is a full featured dynamics processor: it can be used as a compressor, limiter, gate, expander, waveshaper or all at once! The dynamics response of the plug-in can be tweaked with a unique two-thresholds system, and provides detailed visual feedback about its behavior.
The plug-in includes several filters to control the frequencies affected by the compression. Its continuous VCA/Opto and Peak/RMS controls let you smoothly and precisely choose the behavior of the envelope detection like you have never been able to.
The plug-in also provides advanced stereo features, with mid/side processing capability, multiple stereo linking options and the ability to choose the channels affected by the processor.
An additional brick wall limiter and clipper protects the output for complete control over the dynamics response.
Three different modes are available for external side chaining, using either the external side chain input, MIDI control or automation lanes.
The configurable visual feedback shows every detail of what is going on inside the plug-in. You can also record this information as automation curves, to monitor the modifications applied to the signal on top of the audio representation of your favorite host application.
All these features can be controlled from a fully configurable and "skinnable" user interface, or from any external controller.
The package includes a mono and a stereo version for optimal CPU usage.
- Full featured dynamics processor: compressor, gate, limiter, expander, waveshaper with a unique two thresholds system.
- Total control over the processor: continuous peak/RMS and Opto/VCA modes selection, peak envelope shape control, depth control to limit the gain range.
- Total control over the signal: dry/wet control for parallel compression, input and side chain filters.
- Stereo or mid-side processing with multiple channels linking options.
- Post brickwall limiter or clipper.
- Optimal monitoring: dynamics response, envelopes and gain reduction real time display with zooming capability. The main compression information can be recorded as automation curves.
- Best quality: up to 4x oversampling for the best sounding quality.
- Multiple side chaining modes: a unique way to perform side chain compression, ducking, gating and much more.
- Fully configurable user interface for optimal experience.
Blue Cat Audio Standards:
- Native DSP code for optimal performance.
- Full MIDI control and automation support with silent, zipper-free parameters update, advanced response control and MIDI Learn.
- No CPU load on idle: when the plug-in is fed with silence, the processing smoothly shuts down, to optimize the CPU usage of your Digital Audio Workstation.
- Skinnable and customizable user interface with transparency management.
- Automation and MIDI output: record output parameters as automation curves or send MIDI CC messages to other plug-ins for powerful side chain effects.
- Smooth Bypass: activate/deactivate the plug-in with absolutely no noise.
- Full featured integrated presets manager.
- Copy/paste the plug-in's state between instances using the system clipboard.
- Any sample rate supported.
Acon Digital Equalize v1.1.12 x86 x64
Acon Digital Equalize is a parametric equalizer plug-in that combines unique features with excellent workflow and an intuitive user interface. Unlike other equalizers, you can freely adjust not only center frequency, gain and bandwidths, but also the filter slope for each band. The filter slope can be set anywhere from 3 dB to ultra-sharp 120 dB per octave. Needless to say, you can operate Equalize as a zero latency plug-in when using the minimum phase mode or choose to preserve the phase relationships in the linear phase mode. Equalize goes one step further, though, and introduces the unique mixed phase mode that allows you to set the latency freely in the range 5 to 120 milliseconds while preserving the phase relationships as far as possible. That gives a unique control over potential pre-ringing artifacts which is a common problem with linear phase filtering. Latency values below 20 milliseconds ensure that any pre-ringing is masked by the temporal masking of the human hearing while preserving the time-alignment across the audible frequency range.
Great care has been taken to provide a user interface that is straight forward to use. Band parameters can be adjusted using handles directly in the graphical representation of the frequency response, including bandwidths and filter slopes. A flexible real-time analyzer lets you monitor every aspect of the processing. You can easily switch between full, mid, side, left or right channel processing for each band and Equalize automatically routes the audio signal internally to ensure the best results and lowest possible latency.
Up to twelve independent bands
Freely adjustable gain, frequency, bandwidth, resonance and filter slope
Three different phase modes, including the novel mixed phase mode
Choose channel mode for each band independently (mid, side, left, right or full processing)
Acon Digital Equalize is available for both Windows (PC) and OS X (Macintosh). Both 32 and 64 bit versions are available, and the plug-in formats VST, AAX and Audio Units (OS X only) are supported.
Fabfilter Pro-C 2 x86 x64
Incredible sound and character
FabFilter Pro-C 2 is a high-quality compressor plug-in for the most demanding engineers. Whether you need subtle mastering compression, an upfront lead vocal, that magic drum glue or deep EDM pumping: Pro-C 2 gets the job done with style!
Watch demoFabFilter Pro-C 2
Everything you need
Pro-C 2 offers eight different, program-dependent compression styles with beautiful sound and character. But there's more! Apart from the classic compressor controls, you also get smooth lookahead, up to 4x oversampling, intelligent auto-gain and auto-release, a variable knee, hold, range, external side-chain triggering, variable stereo linking and mid/side processing, all packed in a beautiful Retina user interface.
FabFilter Pro-C 2 Controls
Beautiful interface and optimized workflow
The fully redesigned interface in FabFilter Pro-C 2 offers insightful metering with real-time displays that will greatly improve workflow. The large animated level/knee display visualizes exactly when, why and how compression is applied to incoming audio. Accurate level meters show the exact peak and loudness values, while the circular side-chain input meter turns finding the perfect threshold setting into a trivial task. And the large side-chain EQ controller makes it easier than ever to filter the trigger signal any way you like.
Pro-C 2 Full Screen
Of course, you also get all the usual FabFilter goodies: perfectly tuned knobs, interactive MIDI Learn, undo/redo and A/B switch, Smart Parameter Interpolation for smooth parameter transitions, an extensive help file with interactive help hints, sample-accurate automation, advanced optimization and much more!
FabFilter Pro-C 2 Help HintsKey features
Eight different compression styles, of which five are new in version 2: Vocal, Mastering, Bus, Punch and PumpingNEW
Gorgeous Retina interface, with (optional) animated level knee displays and accurate peak/loudness meteringNEW
Side-chain EQ section, with customizable HP and LP filters, plus an additional freely adjustable filterNEW
Program-dependent attack and release curves
Smooth lookahead (up to 20 ms), which can be enabled/disabled to ensure zero latency processingNEW
Intelligent Auto Gain
Hold (up to 500 ms)NEW
Custom knee, variable from hard knee to a 72 dB soft knee (to enable saturation-like effects)NEW
Super-fast attack times
Up to 4x oversamplingNEW
Variable stereo linking and mid/side processing, with mid-only, side-only, M > S and S > M processing.
Audition Triggering option, which enables users to hear on which parts of the audio Pro-C 2 is triggering and how much compression is taking placeNEW
Multiple interface sizes: Small, Medium and LargeNEW
Range setting, which limits the maximum applied gain changeNEW
Mix setting, which scales the gain change from 0% to 200%NEW
Full Screen mode, offering a large level display and side-chain EQ controllerNEW
Accurate, large level and gain change meters, with peak and loudness level visualization. The loudness level complies with the Momentary mode of the EBU R128 / ITU-R 1770 standardsNEW
Retina support on OS X and High DPI support on WindowsNEW
External side chain triggering
GPU-powered graphics acceleration
Stereo and mono plug-ins available
Optional MIDI triggeringNEW
Supports common Pro Tools hardware control surfaces
Undo/redo and A/B comparison
Smart Parameter Interpolation
Sample-accurate automation of all parameters
Extensive help file with interactive help hints
Available in VST, VST3, Audio Units, AAX Native and AudioSuite formats (all both 64-bit and 32-bit), as well as RTAS (32-bit only)
DMG Audio EQuick v1.10 Ked MAC OSX-Kleen
EQuick is a streamlined, ultramodern EQ built to help you make your mixes magnificent. Fast, intuitive and unbelievably flexible, we've packed it with digital functionality.
Unbelievably low CPU usage for high instance counts.
Generates super-high-quality prototypes. Clear undistorted top.
Linear phase mode for mastering and special channels
32 bands of EQ, Q 0.1->50, +/-36dB range
Each band can be Peak, HPF, LPF, High Shelf, Low Shelf or Notch
Each bank can process Mid, Side or the full stereo image
Fully parametric filters (high and low-pass), 6/12/18/24/30/36/42/48db/oct
Five different UI sizes.
M/S processing per-band with listen.
Windows VST and VST3 as 32+64bit, RTAS 32bit.
Mac VST, VST3 and AU as 32+64bit, RTAS 32bit.
Bells and notches, with a +/-36dB range, and a Q range from 0.1 to 50.
Shelves which let you move the resonance above or below the curve.
Filters at 6/12/18/24/30/36/42/48 db/octave, sweepable resonance.
Adjustable gain-q interaction for 'musical' usage.
Beautiful, clutter-free modern interface.
Big, clear, antialiased graph
Hi-res Spectrum analyser
Range, to scale the EQ response, both +ve and -ve.
Frequency shift, to allow you to retune the response
Large, configurable spectrum-analyser with readout
Control linking to move sets of bands together.
Configurable VU, with variable ballistics
8 banks of A/B
Full preset management system
Autolisten mode, for quick finding/adjustment of frequencies
Fix bug affecting reloading of settings
Fix issues with Windows 32bit AAX and ProTools 10
- Fix bug with AAX automation whereby discrete parameters could jump.
- Fix bug with mousewheel on windows to left of main screen on windows.
- Improve determinism of automation when rendering.
- Improve handling of OS load dialog for presets.
- Improvements for latency reporting both realtime and offline.
DMG Audio Essence v1.02 AU VST Ked OSX-Kleen
Essence is the most powerful and transparent De-Esser in the
world. It's much more than just a vocal de-esser; it's a flexible
sub-band processor that can reach in and invisibly control any
element in a mix. For the first time in audio software history,
Essence provides the power to de-ess a full mix with all of the
adaptability and subtlety of hardware. Mastering Engineers just
found a new secret weapon.
The most powerful De-Esser money can buy.
Psychoacoustically optimised to surgically and invisibly control sibilance.
Quick, simple, ergonomic interface.
Mastering presets by Bob Katz
Configurable from zero-latency, ultra-low CPU for post work to Linear Phase, oversampled ultra-high resolution for Mastering.
Dual-release Peak/RMS-based time detector for invisible operation.
Analogue-modelled single-release time detector for classic De-Esser behaviour.
Three-band sidechain EQ, and massively configurable Split EQ.
Per-channel or ganged control.
M/S and L/R processing
Large, intuitive time-plot.
Windows VST, VST3 and AAX as 32+64bit, RTAS 32bit
Mac VST, VST3, AU and AAX as 32+64bit, RTAS 32bit
Linear Phase crossover (Split) EQ
Zero-latency minimum phase mode, with Linkwitz-Riley crossovers.
Lookahead, dual release times, release hold, sophisticated GR smoothing options.
Oversampling mode to eliminate intermodulation distortions.
Full mixer section, with support for parallel processing.
Output balance for fine-tuning.
Upward expansion option.
Threshold, Ratio, Soft-knee and Gain-Reduction ceiling.
Variable Stereo linkage.
Complete set of Listen options for monitoring, including signal difference (output-input).
Automatic detection of sibilance/fricatives in solo voice.
Simple three-control interface.
Advanced section for precision control.
Spectrum analyser for locating sibilance.
Time-plot to highlight processed sibilances.
Mac Retina support.
8 A/B banks.
Ergonomic channel linkage system.
Autolisten for configuring filters.
DMG Audio Dualism v1.02 AU Ked OSX-Kleen
DMG Audio has launched Dualism, a stereo control and analysis effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.
Dualism is a complete toolkit for stereo work, featuring a comprehensive audio visualisation suite.
Used as a final stage in mastering and monitor control, and at the top and bottom of every channel, Dualism ensures absolute stereo mastery.
Fully equipped stereo toolkit.
Input section for A/Bs, signal correction and gain structuring.
Stereo processing section with Width, Mid->Side and Side->Mid.
Extensive suite of visualisation options.
Windows VST, VST3 and AAX as 32+64bit, RTAS 32bit.
Mac VST, VST3, AU and AAX as 32+64bit, RTAS 32bit.
Channelstrip input controls
M/S encode and decode
Extensive options for gain structuring
High-pass filters for Mid and Side
Comprehensive stereo field control
Monitor controller functionality
Supports dual inputs with crossfade and delay for A/B of signals
PPMs and Bendymeters
Fully featured FFT Spectrum Analyser
Octave, 1/3rd Octave and 1/12th Octave displays
2D and 3D Spectrographs
Lissajous and Oscilloscope displays
Phase Meter and Correlation Meter
1/3rd Octave RMS Analyser
Phase Spectrum analyser
ITU1770 Short-Term loudness history and histogram display
Full ITU1770 / EBU r128 / ATSC A/85 loudness metering support
Full-screen mode and PNG screenshots
Dualism is available for purchase for the introductory price of £165 GBP until August 15th, 2014 (regular £175 GBP).