audioD3CK releases o-clip free clipping plugin

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audioD3CK has announced the release of o-clip, a free clipping effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.

audioD3CK o-clip

While being a very simple clipping plugin a it’s core it has a thought out feature set making it easy to get great results.

o-clip makes use of audioD3CK’s latest common plugin features like flexible high quality oversampling and a resizable and skin-able UI with editor.

o-clip might not stay free when we add new algorithms in the future, so get your free license while you can! Registering for your free license will make you eligible for all future version before v2.0.

The plug-in is available to download for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/AAX).

audioD3CK has also updated all other audioD3CK plugins to have flexible oversampling options and customizable UI’s.

KRUCZ has now controls for monitoring at original gain, auto makeup and ceiling.
ST-R-I-P got an option to change processing order of compressor and eq. (replacing the HQ switch wich is superseded by the flexible oversampling)

More information: audioD3CK / o-clip


Audio Assault releases KlipFreak free plugin

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Audio Assault has released KlipFreak, a freeware clipper effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.

Audio Assault KlipFreak

Really simple to use, only 3 controls. Try it on your drums, or master track.

KlipFreak is available to download in VST, AU and RTAS formats.

More information: Audio Assault / KlipFreak


Joey Sturgis Tones releases JST Clip effect plugin

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Joey Sturgis Tones has launched JST Clip, a powerful peak clipper built for sonic perfection.

JST Clip

JST Clip is my version of a clipper that is built with the mixing and mastering engineer in mind.

This powerful peak clipper is designed to be the last stage of dynamic control while preserving your transients and generating harmonic saturation. Prevent digital overs with pleasing sonics, and increase the boldness of your source with ease.

JST Clip for Windows and Mac (VST/AU) is available for the introductory price of $25 USD.

More information: Joey Sturgis Tones / JST Clip


Sony licenses iZotope audio repair technologies for inclusion in Sound Forge Pro Mac


iZotope has announced it has licensed a suite of audio repair and restoration tools for the debut of Sound Forge Pro Mac, Sony’s Professional Digital Audio Editor.

Built on a clean slate for OS X, Sound Forge Pro Mac provides a contemporary application environment that’s perfect for recording, editing, processing, and rendering broadcast-quality audio master files.

“Sony was looking for highly innovative, easy-to use technology to raise the bar,” says Alex Westner, Director of Business Development for iZotope, Inc. “We’re proud to be a part of the long-awaited release of Sound Forge Pro Mac.” Sound Forge Pro Mac includes three algorithms to solve common audio problems: iZotope’s DeClicker, DeNoiser, and DeClipper. These professional sound repair tools allow quick results directly in the Sound Forge interface. The inclusion of additional iZotope technology in Sound Forge’s Mac version is a perfect complement to the iZotope Mastering Effects Bundle, found already in Sound Forge Pro for PC since 2007.

“These new audio repair plug-ins are versatile, easy-to-use, and work like magic in a wide variety of situations,” says Dave Chaimson, vice president of global marketing for Sony Creative Software. “For more than a decade, audio professionals have turned to Sound Forge software for recording and editing, and we’re pleased to bring iZotope’s acclaimed tools into the mix.”

Sound Forge Pro Mac software, including audio repair algorithms and mastering effects powered by iZotope, is now available worldwide through software stores and online retailers for an MSRP of $299.95 USD.

More information: Sony Creative Software / Sound Forge Pro Mac


FXpansion launches Maul multi-band distortion & tone-shaping effect

FXpansion has announced the release of its Maul multi-band distortion and tone-shaping plugin with advanced modulation.

FXpansion Maul
Maul is suited to all music requiring powerful sound-sculpting abilities – everything from subtle warming and loudness generation to shredding distortion and experimental creative effects.

Maul features 3 separate drive stages, each of which can act on a different frequency range with any of 32 distortion types. The available algorithms include DCAM-modelled germanium diode, tube and transistor-based circuits, clippers, overdrives, waveshapers of various kinds and bit-crushing devices for digital distortion flavours. Each drive stage also features control over transient-shaping, saturation circuitry and additional post-process tone filtering.

The built-in TransMod modulation system allows you to animate Maul’s parameters with the internal LFOs, envelope follower and sample & hold devices as well as with external MIDI note input. This turns Maul into an extremely flexible device capable of dynamic filter patterns, rhythmic gating effects with extra bite, loudness and harmonic excitation effects and wild, dynamic distortion that can transform your audio.

FXpansion introduces its Maul multi-band distortion and tone-shaping plug-in.

Maul features

  • 3-band creative distortion and tone-shaping device.
  • DCAM-modelled circuits, clippers, waveshapers, overdrive, bitcrushing and more.
  • Additional per-band transient-shaping control.
  • Saturation circuitry modelling.
  • 2x oversampling with 4x Hi Def mode for extremely high quality.
  • Advanced TransMod modulation and MIDI note control.
  • Built-in MIDI Learn for plugin controls.
  • 32-bit and 64-bit support.
  • VST, AU and RTAS plugin formats on Windows 7 and Mac OSX 10.6.2 or later.

Maul is available as a download-only product priced at $99 USD / 79 EUR / £69 inc VAT where applicable.

An introductory price of $70 USD, 55 EUR, £48 GBP inc VAT is available for all registered owners of Geist, DCAM: Synth Squad, Tremor, Etch, DCAM Dynamics, BFD2 and BFD Eco (and customers purchasing Maul at the same time as any of these products) until 31 October 2012.

More information: FXpansion / Maul


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