Klanghelm has released version 2.0 of the DC8C advanced compressor effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.

DC8C is one of the most flexible compressors around.
While making a lot of different compression styles possible, it’s general nature may be described as: clear, smooth, open, distinct.

Klanghelm DC8C 2.0

Klanghelm’s DC8C 2 advanced compressor for Windows and Mac.

Changes in DC8C v2.0

  • Binary name changed to DC8C2.<pluginformat>.
  • New plugin ID -> version 1.x and 2.x can be used together.
  • New: preset browser.
  • New: a third main operational mode (besides NORMAL and CLEAN) called SMASH for very fast compression action.
  • New: three transfer curve SHAPES now: SOFT, NOSE, SPIKE.
  • New: position of the saturation can be set to pre compression, sidechain only, post compression.
  • Change: new oversampling: DC8C now clearly benefits from oversampling (and additional processing inside the oversampling).
  • Change: reworked saturation modes.
  • Change: CRUSH style is now based on the new SMASH operational mode.
  • Change: new GUI.
  • Change: RANGE control uses a finer resolution for lower settings.
  • Fix: initialization issues in the VST3 version.

DC8C for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS) is available to purchase for 20 EUR. The update is free for all existing DC8C users.

More information: Klanghelm / DC8C