25 Oct · We check out the different types, formats, and applications of leveling amplifiers and how they are used in the recording process.
UAD - News and Rumours
You want all the latest news, rumours and everything else there’s to know about UAD? We're happy to oblige: On this page you’ll find everything at a glance – and it’s always up to date!
10 Oct · Who's in for a freebie?! The plug-in version of the legendary tube compressor Universal Audio LA-2A is available for free for a short time only!
22 Sep · Recording to tape was the mainstay for over 40 years, but is tape still relevant in 2023? Should you embrace a DAWless analogue workflow?
13 Jun · From monitoring solutions to trusted recording tools, this week's edition of Studio Deals has a range of offers for your audio setup.
26 Apr · We discuss the magic of 1980s reverb, why it's still in use today, and the different ways to bring classic reverb sounds to your setup.
05 Apr · Which Minimoog plugins are best to recreate the sound of this legendary analogue synth? We look at some of the top emulations available.
29 Mar · The SSL bus compressor is one of the most sought-after audio tools ever designed! We check out the different formats currently available.
18 Feb · The Grammy award-winning duo, The Dust Brothers, is known for their hit productions and highly creative use of sampling. We find out more!
14 Feb · The Native UAD Plugins are now available without any subscription and until March 31 you can get 50% off with an introductory offer.
11 Jan · Introducing the Universal Audio Sphere! These two modeling microphones offer up to 38 different virtual mic models with stereo recording.
27 Dec 2022 · With so many great new interfaces released this year, we've selected the best audio interfaces of 2022 for your home recording setup.
11 Nov 2022 · The SSL 360 update V1.4 is here with new controller profiles for LUNA and Pyramix users, and a number of other useful improvements.
09 Nov 2022 · The new UAD 10.2 update has been released, with some new software plug-ins including PolyMAX synthesizer and Hitsville Reverb Chambers.
15 Jul 2022 · We discuss the pros and cons of external DSP systems and check out some options for use in the studio and live sound environments.
17 May 2022 · The Hitsville EQ Collection is a pair of Motown emulations released with the UAD 10.1 software update and available for Apollo & Spark.
30 Mar 2022 · Spark is UAD going full Native with its renowned plug-in effects and instruments on a USD 20 / mo subscription basis. It's shaping up well!
23 Mar 2022 · Universal Audio just published a teaser video regarding a mystery new product called Spark. The launch is scheduled for March 30, 2022.
12 Nov 2021 · UAD v9.15 adds elaborate emulations of two renowned vintage units - the AMS DMX 15-80 S digital delay and Manley tube preamp.
02 Oct 2020 · Need more creativity in your tracks? These tools can manipulate and mutilate your sounds in innovative new ways! Our Top 10 creative filter plug-ins will change your life (or at least your songs).
19 Sep 2019 · Switching to Thunderbolt 3, the new UAD-2 Satellite doesn't require a TB3 to Legacy TB adapter and cables for connection to Type-C ports, which brings convenience and removes a considerable expense.
07 Aug 2019 · The UAD 9.10.0 update spans a pair of rare tube compressors, enhancements to Apollo DSP functionality, 10 Sphere mic models and a hefty number of bug fixes among other things.
22 May 2019 · In addition to an updated Tube-Tech CL-1B MKII compressor, version 9.9 introduces a major addition to the line-up - Capitol Chambers. Not cheap, but there are some special sounds on offer here.
18 Aug 2018 · UAD has updated its ample collection of plug-ins to version 9.6, adding four new titles - one made in-house and three developed by partnering companies. These include a channel strip, a guitar amp & more!
18 May 2018 · Universal Audio has a new product under the spotlight, and this time it's not an audio interface. Rather, it's UAD-2 Live Rack, a powerhouse of an FX processor designed for live applications.