Armando Montanez has released SimpleSide, a volume automation plugin for Windows and Mac. It can be used to create side-chain type volume ducking.

Armando Montanez SimpleSide

SimpleSide is an audio plugin that uses a curve to change volume over a temp-synced period. Think of it like a drawable volume LFO.

SimpleSide features

  • Adjustable rate that temp-syncs with host.
  • Adjustable ramp-up or ramp-down for each sub-curve.
  • Unlimited number of sub-curves.
  • Wet/dry mix knob to adjust the blend of the plugin with the original signal.
  • Sample-accurate automation of rate and blend.

SimpleSide is available for Windows and Mac in 64-bit VST and AU plugin formats. It is released under GPL.

More information: Armando Montanez / SimpleSide