Audio Vitamins Contra

Audio Vitamins has announced the release of a free version of Contra, a plugin comparison tool for Windows and Mac.

Welcome Contra, a plugin that is designed to help you make some crucial decisions in the mix without having to grab that mouse and click. Keeping your ears focused on the mix, will mean that your mix will sound better and you’ll get to the end product quicker. You will be able to choose between more options in a shorter time, letting you hear different plugin chains and compare them without having to click mute and un mute numerous times and forget what you like. Contra can help you narrow down the particular plugins and settings that makes your mix jump out.

This version allows a user to compare up to 3 plug-ins over a 1 or 2 bar audition loop.

Contra Free features

  • Automated hands free comparison.
  • Compare up to 3 different plugins.
  • Internal delay compensation engine.
  • Automatic gain matching.
  • Recallable setups as presets, including 3rd party plugin parameter settings.
  • Low CPU and memory usage.
  • Ability to load AU and VST plugins into Pro Tools 10,11 and 12.

Contra Free is available for download for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/AAX).

Audio Vitamins has also released version 1.0.1 of the full version of Contra, which now also includes Windows support.

Changes in Contra v1.0.1

  • Fixed issue with plugins loading in stereo mode into a mono instance of Contra and crashing the host DAW.
  • Windows version released.

The full version of Contra is available for purchase for 50 EUR.

More information: Audio Vitamins