DDMF has announced the release of the new “plugin matrix” Superplugin, an audio plugin that offers plugin chaining through a predefined grid layout.

Superplugin is, in many ways, a complementary plugin to Metaplugin. Using the same elaborate plugin chaining under the hood, Superplugin is the right choice when you quickly want to create simpler chains (although the built-in 4-band frequency splitter isn’t exactly simple, of course…). With a few clicks you can populate the plugin slots with all your favourite plugins, whether they come in VST, VST3 or AU format. Superplugin handles the routing for you, everything is automated as far as possible.

Priced $59 USD, the plugin comes in VST/VST3, AU and AAX formats for Windows and Mac.

Additionally, Metaplugin has been updated. Version 4 includes parameter learning, a user preset section, and various other new features.

There is an autoconnect option: keep CTRL pressed when dropping a plugin from the organizer, and connections will be automatically added. The internal plugins are now handled differently (they are part of Metaplugin, no longer individual plugins) and the selection has been increased by an A/B switch, an 8×2 channel mixer, and a simple volume slider which replaces the overlay that used to be popping up on the connection cables. More internal plugin modules are planned.

And, last but not least, the 32/64 bit plugin bridging works for VST3 now too, plus there is an entirely new option for Mac Silicon users: bridged Intel plugins. This means you can load Intel-only plugins in hosts running in native Apple Silicon mode…

Metaplugin v4 is available to purchase for $59 USD, and it is free of charge for all owners of a Metaplugin v3 license.

More information: DDMF