Voxengo updates Elephant to v3.6

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Voxengo Elephant

Voxengo has released version 3.6 of Elephant, a compressor effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.

The most remarkable feature of this signal limiter is its ultimate transparency. Elephant brings sound limiting and loudness maximization without any audible “pumping” effects.

Elephant is a highly competitive plug-in for mastering applications: it features a variety of limiter modes that can be deeply customized, and a comprehensive set of level metering tools. Elephant’s built-in linear-phase oversampling is a new standard in quality peak limiting and loudness maximization.

Changes in Elephant v3.6

  • Real-time gain reduction and waveform graphs implemented.
  • Mid/side and side-chain routing presets now appear dimmed to reduce confusion.
  • Parameter automation on AU Mac OS X now shows real parameter values.
  • Preset “update” function implemented in the preset manager.
  • The “VST Function Sync” global switch was added that fixes crashes in some hosts (i.e. Tracktion).
  • “Density mode” implemented in level meters.
  • Occasional extreme CPU overloads eliminated at the expense of average increased CPU load.
  • “Pure+3″ output metering mode’s peak indicator is now 3 dB lower.
  • “Pure” and “Pure+3″ metering modes are now known as “dBFS” and “dBFS+3″ modes, respectively.
  • The “No Multi-Channel Operation” global switch was added that fixes incompatibility with some non-VST2.3 compliant VST hosts.
  • DC filter parameters are now specified for all channel groups to avoid phasing problems.
  • The “Show All Channel Meters” routing switch added.
  • Statistics “reset” function now resets statistics of all channels correctly.
  • A minor issue fixed in the dithering stage.

Elephant is available to purchase as an effect plug-in for Windows and Mac (VST/AU), priced at $130 USD.

More information: Voxengo / Elephant

  • http://torley.com Torley

    Elephant is my fave limiter — it required lots of tweaking for me to get a sound I really liked, but now that I’ve refined and set it, it’s been quite reliable. I use Elephant on everything from spoken word recordings to my full music mixes.

    Your post drew my attention to the fact that Elephant’s price has increased to US$130. I got it when it was $90.

  • Francisco C

    It’s bad enough when I had to buy it at the lower price! I don’t care what else it could do. I’ll keep version 3.4 which is good for my purposes anyway. Voxengo, you’ve just lost a customer. :(

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