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Christian Budde releases Lookahead Limiter

Christian Budde Lookahead Limiter

Christian Budde has released Lookahead Limiter, a free limiter VST effect for Windows.

Lookahead Limiter is a peak stop look-ahead limiter featuring a smooth attack and an adjustable release curve.

Lookahead Limiter features

  • Peak stop lookahead limiter (64 samples latency).
  • Stereo processing to preserve the stereo image (3 modes available).
  • Smooth attack envelope.
  • 9 presets.
  • Open source (as part of Christian’s Delphi ASIO & VST Project).
  • Manual included.

Lookahead Limiter is available as a free open source VST effect plug-in for Windows PC.

More information: Christian Budde / Lookahead Limiter

Christian Budde releases Noise Reduction

Christian Budde Noise Reduction

Christian Budde has releaed Noise Reduction, a VST plugin containing a spectral noise gate optimized build to remove unwanted noise.

The Noise Reduction plugin is based on a spectral gate to filter out unwanted noise in the frequency domain. The gate is based on the lightweight dynamic series and features a soft knee and customizable attack and release times.

Originally this plugin was planned for the KVR’09 developer contest, but in the end I missed the deadline by one day and thus I had to use another plugin for my entry.

Noise Reduction features

  • Highly customisable spectral noise gate
  • Continous and consistent characteristic
  • Fully adjustable soft knee in dB (as margin below the threshold)
  • Several exotic window functions available
  • Low CPU usage
  • Different FFT sizes
  • Manual included
  • Open source (as part of the Delphi ASIO & VST Project)

Noise Reduction is available to download as a freeware VST effect plug-in for Windows PC.

More information: Christian Budde / Noise Reduction

Christian Budde releases Barberpole Flanger and updates Noname EQ to v1.1

Christian Budde Barberpole Flanger

Christian Budde has released Barberpole Flanger, a free effect plug-in for Windows.

Barberpole Flanger offers a simple “Barberpole flanger” implementation. Barberpole flanging is also known as “infinite flanging”, this sonic illusion is similar to the Shepard tone effect. The sweep of the flanged sound seems to move in only one direction (“up” or “down”) infinitely, instead of sweeping back-and-forth.

Barberpole Flanger features

  • 4 different algorithms.
  • Up to 8 stages for smooth and blurry flanging.
  • Independent control of depth and modulation speed.
  • Manual included.
  • Open Source.

Christian has also released version 1.1 of Noname EQ, a 7-band tracking EQ, designed for low CPU usage with the best possible sound quality.

Changes in Noname EQ v1.1

  • Manual added.
  • Compatibility fixes.
  • Slightly faster drawing.

Barberpole Flanger and Noname EQ are available as freeware VST effect plug-ins for Windows PC.

More information: Christian Budde / Barberpole Flanger / Noname EQ

Christian Budde releases Bugpass Lite and VST interfaced ASIO-Host

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Christian Budde Bugpass Lite

Christian Budde has released Bugpass Lite and VST interfaced ASIO-Host, two open source VST plug-ins for Windows PC.

Bugpass Lite is a linear phase bandpass filter with sliders which enable a quick visual reference to the size of the frequency band being passed through.

A light and open source version of my plugin Bugpass. The filter kernel is significantly shorter. This result in less steep filters, but also in a very low CPU usage of only around 0.5% at least on my machine.

Bugpass Lite features

  • Linear phase FIR bandpass filter (512 taps).
  • Based on a Blackman window.
  • Low CPU usage.
  • Open source.
  • Simple user interface.
  • Manual included.
Christian Budde VST interfaced ASIO-Host

VST interfaced ASIO-Host is an ASIO-Host compiled as VST plug-in. It allows you to use an external device via ASIO through the VST plug-in interface.

A VST plugin that sends the input to the selected ASIO soundcard while the output of the plugin is filled by the ASIO input. This plugin is shipped with the VST Plugin Anaylser and enables external hardware measurements.

VST interfaced ASIO-Host features

  • Open source.
  • Simple user interface.
  • Manual included.

More information: Christian Budde / Bugpass Lite / VST interfaced ASIO-Host

Christian Budde releases Dual Linkwitz-Riley Filters

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Christian Budde Dual Linkwitz-Riley Filters

Christian Budde has released Dual Linkwitz-Riley Filters, a freeware VST effect plug-in for Windows PC.

This plugin provides two cascaded butterworth filters also known as Linkwitz-Riley filters. They can be used for complete digital crossover filters inside the DAW.

Dual Linkwitz-Riley Filters features

  • Variable order cascaded butterworth filters (AKA Linkwitz-Riley filters).
  • Automatic phase compensation (for 2-way systems).
  • Low CPU usage.
  • Open source (MPL / LGPL).
  • Manual.
  • Preset exchange across the instances.

Dual Linkwitz-Riley Filters is available as a freeware VST effect plug-in for Windows PC.

More information:
Christian Budde
/ Dual Linkwitz-Riley Filters

Christian Budde releases Fast Multiband Compressor

Christian Budde Fast Multiband Compressor

Christian Budde has released Fast Multiband Compressor, a lightweight multiband compressor based on Christian’s Fast Soft Knee Compressor and a set of linkwitz-riley filters.

Fast Multiband Compressor features

  • Lightweight multiband compressor.
  • Second order linkwitz-riley crossover filter.
  • Continuous and consistent characteristic.
  • Fully adjustable soft knee in dB (as margin below the threshold).
  • Mathematically optimised (using three psychoacoustical evaluated approximation functions).
  • Open source (as part of the Delphi ASIO & VST open soure project).
  • Manual.

Christian has also released updated version of the Fast Soft Knee Compressor, Limiter and Gate plug-ins, which have some minor bugs fixed and now include a manual.

The plug-ins are available as freeware VST plug-ins for Windows PC.

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Christian Budde releases Fast Compressor

Christian Budde Fast Compressor

Christian Budde has released Fast Compressor, a freeware soft knee compressor optimized for low CPU usage.

While it is not that difficult to build a hard knee compressor with a low CPU usage, it is quite difficult to do so for a soft knee, especially if you want to control the margin around the treshold precisely while maintaining a consistent curve. The compressor also features a simple limit circuit to avoid clipping.
On a 2 GHz core2 duo I was able to run > 60 instances without a problem.

Fast Compressor features

  • Lightweight soft knee compressor.
  • Continous and consistent characteristic.
  • Fully adjustable soft knee in dB (as margin below the threshold).
  • Stereo/dual mono processing.
  • Extra limit circuit to avoid clips.
  • Simple auto make-up gain adjustment.
  • 10 presets.
  • Mathematically optimised (using three psychoacoustical evaluated approximation functions).
  • Open source (as part of Christian’s Delphi ASIO & VST Project).

Fast Compressor is available as a VST plug-in for Windows PC.

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Christian Budde releases Simple Chorus

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Christian Budde Simple Chorus

Christian Budde has released Simple Chorus, a freeware plug-in that was originally created as part of Christian’s Delphi ASIO & VST Open Source Project.

nX-Synth 2 features

  • Simple chorus implementation with up to 8 stages.
  • Speed 0.01-10 Hz and a depth of several octaves (frequency dependent).
  • Mix parameter controls the balance of the sound (0% = dry, 100% = wet).
  • Drift parameter controls the stereo width and the thickness of the sound.

Simple Chorus is available as a freeware VST plug-in for Windows PC.

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