u-he has released version 1.0 of Presswerk, a dynamics processor effect plug-in for Windows and Mac.

u-he Presswerk

Presswerk is u-he’s vision of a compressor, blending the tone and warmth of classic hardware models with modern features.

The interface gives you quick access to all the controls, with a diverse feature set that lets you tweak every detail of your sound.

Presswerk is a compressor toolkit rich with musical soul that also packs a punch when you need it.

Presswerk features

  • 3 different detection topologies: feed-forward, feed-back and interactive (mix of FF and FB).
  • Dual channel (stereo) or two independent channels.
  • M/S (Mid-Side) mode – for more detailed stereo processing and delicate mastering tasks.
  • DPR (Dual Phase Rotation) mode – creates an emulation of classic outboard gear phase response by rotating lower and mid frequencies at input and output stages.
  • Adjustable Non Linear control – simulates the behaviour of specific compressors or gain-reduction circuits.
  • Sidechain ready with 6 / 12 dB high pass & low pass filters.
  • Pre or post compression stage saturation with variable “warmth” (tilt filter style) and “dynamics” to model the distortion behaviour of the FET-based voltage dividers from classic devices.
  • Presets for common compression tasks (eg. mixdown, ducking, vocals).
  • User interface zooms in 10% steps.
  • 32 & 64-bit VST, AU, AAX.
  • and more…

Presswerk is available for purchase for $129 USD.

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