This week’s round-up of free plug-ins brings you a compressor inspired by the legendary Distressor, a noise reduction tool, and a transient designer.
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Arousor LT is a straightforward take on the versatile, but tricky Distressor by the company that manufactures it.
IK Multimedia presents its long-overdue software take on the Empirical Labs Distressor hardware compressor in plug-in and T-RackS (standalone) form.
Empirical Labs' compressor plug-in gets 2 new Opto modes, more ratios, second harmonic distortion, and other goodies in version 3.
Softube has teamed up with Empirical Labs to recreate the Mike-E Comp and Lil FrEQ hardware units as plug-ins. And if you're a Console 1 user, you can have it all in one channel strip.
With the latest 9.4 update to its DSP-bound plug-in suite, UAD is introducing new plug-ins from Softube, Brainworx, and Townsend labs, alongside an "exact recreation" of the Empirical Labs Distressor...
At the introductory price of 50 USD, the Disto-S is your cheapest option for snagging a Distressor emulation. Normally, these go for $299 or more, so Sknote is being seriously disruptive!
Steven Slate says FG-Stress took the better part of two years to complete - and as usual he ain't hiding his pride in his work. But it is priced a good amount below the competition...
As their first ever in-house plugin, hype around this new release has been building for a while now. Now that the demo is available to try, there's certainly mixed feedback as the story continues to unfold.