Thomas Mundt has released an update to the LoudMax maximizer effect plugin for Windows, Mac, Linux and Winamp.

Version 1.40 includes a new peak hold function for the gain reduction meter, alongside some other improvements and fixes.

LoudMax is a Look-Ahead Brickwall Loudness Maximizer Plugin with a clean transparent sound. It is designed to retain the original character of the music as much as possible even at high compression levels.

Changes in LoudMax v1.40

  • Peak hold function for the gain reduction meter.
  • Improved meter responsiveness.
  • VST3: Fixing meters not being displayed on some hosts.
  • VST3: Added bypass functionality.
  • VST3: Avoid unnecessary latency changes.
  • Added legacy 32-bit version for Win XP and Vista.
  • Improved algorithm.

Loudmax is free to download in VST/VST3, AU and LADPS formats and as a plugin for Winamp.

More information: Thomas Mundt