Tag: compressor

Sonar Tips and Tricks: Sidechaining with UAD

I found this article on the UAD website click here As someone who uses both UAD and Powercore plugins I wanted to see if there was a way to set them up as a sidechain effects. Unfortunately both UAD and Powercore don’t seem to have Sidechain capabilities which means having to use native/pc based plugins […]

Sonar Tips and Tricks: Sidechaining

<–Sonar and Sidechaining–> For this article I’ve used the free sidechain vst plugin created by slim slow slider download: here Sonar 7 upwards supports multi-input plug-ins, typically sidechain plug-ins. Sidechain plugins are VST effects that have two inputs, a main input and a sidechain input. When a VST sidechain effect is inserted in the FX […]

Renaissance Compressor

The Renaissance Compressor delivers the warmth of classic compression and expansion, controlled by a streamlined, intuitive interface. The Renaissance Compressor (RenComp) is an easy-to-use dynamics processor with both Mono and Stereo versions. It’s ideal for: • Tightening up the sound of kick drums and drum groups • Adding clarity and punch to bass guitars • […]

Voxengo Crunchessor version 2.5 is now available

Voxengo Crunchessor version 2.5 is now available now available for download… ‘Crunchessor is a general-purpose track compressor for professional audio production applications.  One of its main advantages is the ease of tuning, which at the same time instantly delivers an excellent sonic performance.  Another remarkable feature of Crunchessor is its valve-type processing, which is applied […]

Free VST Plugin – Leveling Amplifier – limiter

Leveling Amplifier v1.2 by Martin Best – Free VST Plugin Download from here ‘Leveling Amplifier was inspired by the famous hardware limiters of the past, it has a very fast response to peaks with a slow release for minimum distortion even when driven hard. The ‘Gain’ controls the input level from 0dB to +10dB, the […]

Free Multiband Compressor VST Plugin – Broadcast

Jeroen Breebaarts ‘Broadcast’ – multiband compression style free vst plugin. Bit of a weird one this, has three bands? Each has Threshold, Ratio, Gain, Side and AMB(ambience?) It’s been described as ‘a multi-band dynamics processor (comprising automatic gain control, gate, compressor and limiter), combined with sub-band ‘stereo width’ processing.’ – KVR From the manual it […]

Free VST Compression Plugins – BuzComp Free Series

Free VST Compression Plugins – BuzComp Free Series – Download Here The BuzComp Free Series is a set of compression plugins from buzzroom. The Set contains the, BuzComp Free GranComp – Classic Hard Compressor – BuzComp Free GranComp3 – Multiband Classic Hard Compressor – BuzComp Free GeneComp – Generic Digital Linear Compressor – and finally […]

Free VST W1 Limiter Plugin

George Yohng’s W1 Limiter VST W1 Limiter is a clone of Waves L1, with identical output. Release curve simplified Release time multiplied 3 times (see notes below) Softening circuit filter changed Waves L1 famous limiter (and thus W1 – for compatibility reasons) uses three times longer actual release time than standard RT60 metric. This means […]

Free VST plugin Compression Classic Compressor

If you’ve tried any of the other free VSTs available from Kjaerhus then you’ll know what you’re getting here. Makes you think though, if these are that good and they’re free how good are the ones you pay for. Classic Compressor is a classic analog style VST Compressor Plugin with a lot of warmth and […]

TLS Pocket Limter – Free VST Brickwall Effect

Featuring transparent brickwall Limiting with 0 db stop and variable knee from 0% to 100% to keep limiting distortion at a minimum. “IQ” mode allows users to get a more “intelligent” release from the knee with program emphasis. Low latency for live performance use (40 samples at 44.1khz = ca 1ms latency). Stereo link to […]