HY-Plugins HY-Filter4: Modular FX with heaps of modulation
HY-Plugins HY-Filter4 is a semi-modular filter and multi-effect plug-in with extensive modulation capabilities. Combine the multi-engine filter with up to 38 effects and modulate and sequence everything to your heart’s content. And there’s even a FREE version!
The main event in HY-Filter4 is a multi-engine filter, which lets you choose from state-variable, triple bandpass, dual, Xover, formant and resonator modes, which you can edit graphically. In addition to this, you can change the filter routing and crossfade between multiple filters where applicable.
Following the filter is a modular effect chain, which lets you assemble custom chains from a selection of 38 effect units. Besides reverbs, delays, modulation effects and even more filters, there are dynamic processors such as compressor, gate and limiter. Moreover, HY-Filter4 also offers various overdrive and distortion effects, and buffer effects like tape stop and reverse. It’s without a doubt a comprehensive selection.
However, the real star is HY-Filter4’s modulation engine. Choose from a wide range of modulators such as LFOs, envelopes, random generators and sequencers, and use them to inject motion into pretty much any parameter of the plug-in. To assign modulation, simply connect sources and destinations by dragging and dropping.
And as if that wasn’t impressive enough, HY-Filter4 also includes a built-in grid sequencer for controlling effect and modulator units. This means that you’ve got even more options for adding movement and variation to your audio tracks and effects. On the whole, HY-Filter4 is as much filter as it’s a comprehensive multi-effect with plenty of modulation.
Price and compatibility
HY-Plugins HY-Filter4 is now available at Plugin Boutique* for an introductory price of USD 38. This deal is good through April 15, 2022, after which the price will increase to USD 55.
The plug-in runs on macOS 10.12 or higher, Windows 7 or higher and Linux Ubuntu 18.04 or higher. It comes in VST, VST3 and AU versions.
If you’re not ready to invest in the full version just yet, check out the free version of HY-Filter4. It offers two filters (SVF and 3BP) and five modulators. The free version doesn’t include the additional effect chain and the grid sequencer. Admittedly, there’s a good chance that you’ll eventually want to upgrade to the full version.
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