dSONIQ has launched an update to the its plugin and software application which combines headphone frequency response correction and various listening spaces simulation into a single complete solution.

Version 1.8 of Realphones offers a huge improvement in terms of the overall sound quality. The headphone profiles, psychoacoustic target curves and room IRs have all received improvements.

The sound has become punchier, clearer, more detailed and now it is much closer to our studio reference than before. And we also added two new emulations.

Surely you have encountered the situation when a mix sounds great in the studio but not when played on other speakers. That’s why Realphones 1.8 got 2 new room emulation – “Car” and “Club”. Now you can check how your track could sound on the dance floor or in the driver’s seat of a car without removing the headphones! Realphones 1.8 also has emulations of consumer headphones and audio systems, hi-end systems with subwoofer, and much more mix-checking modes.

Throughout this year, we have significantly improved our headphone measurement technology. Standard correction profiles have become more accurate, which will positively affect the translation of your mixes.

Changes in Realphones v1.8

  • Huge improvement in the overall sound quality.
  • Two new room emulations: Club, Car.
  • Standard correction profiles for the most popular headphones updated.
  • Room emulation technology updated.
  • Audio engine update: “Presenсe” and “HRTF” modules are updated.
  • New limiter.
  • Latency reduced.
  • Bug fixes: cracking noise and resampling problems with Realphones System-Wide Windows app are solved.
  • Full native Apple Silicon support.
  • Stability improvements.
  • Other minor tweaks.

The upgrade is free for all Realphones users. New users can purchase all editions of Realphones at a 45% discount through August 31st, 2022. The software runs in VST/VST3, AU and AAX plugin formats and as standalone software for Windows and Mac.

More information: dSONIQ