Universal Audio has announced the release of a native audio plugin that aims to bring you the legendary tube compressor from Capitol Studios.

Capitol Mastering Compressor gives your tracks the velvet touch of Capitol’s handbuilt mastering compressor, the CM5511.

The Capitol CM5511 Mastering Compressor is a legendary hand-built tube compressor, exclusively used by Capitol Studios on thousands of releases including modern hits and remastered classics. Previously only available to Capitol’s in-house mastering engineers, now you can harness the same up-front sound and velvety texture to put the finishing touches on your mixes.

With plug-in only features like post-compression saturation, low frequency mono fold, mid/side mode, LUFS metering, and more, Capitol Mastering Compressor is truly a one-stop-shop dynamics solution for your mix bus.

The plugin is available for Windows and Mac in VST3, AU and AAX formats. Capitol Mastering Compressor is on sale at Plugin Boutique and at the UAD store for the introductory price of $174 USD until May 31st, 2023 (regular $349 USD).