Audiority has announced an update to the Polaris echo/reverb plugin for Windows and Mac.

Polaris is inspired by early hardware digital reverbs of the late 1970s. It is able to provide echo, ambience and reverb out of a single multitap delay line.

That idea is so simple yet powerful: you mix a bunch of unmodulated taps (Early Reflections) with the remaining modulated taps (Diffusion) to create a cheap but convincing reverb.

We extended this technique by making the Echo tap recirculating with the Diffusion section, allowing longer reverb tails. Furthermore you can easily edit all taps to create your own room responses, resonant combs, Karplus-like tuned delay lines, Chorus, Flanging, Vibrato and much more.

Version 1.8 includes Universal 2 Binary support (Mac Intel + Silicon) and Retina display support. It also features a new Corner Resizer and Global HQ switch. The framework of the plugin has been updated as well.

Polaris is available at Audiority and at distributor Plugin Boutique, priced 45 EUR. It comes in VST/VST3, AU and AAX plugin formats for Windows and Mac.