Variety Of Sound has released version 1.5 of FerricTDS, a free tape dynamics simulation effect plug-in for Windows.

After 3 month of bugfixing, improving and testing, version 1.5 of the award-winning tape dynamics simulator is finally available as of today. It features numerous fixes and additions and if you did not tried it yet don’t miss it now!

Changes in FerricTDS v1.5

  • Operates with zero latency processing now.
  • Latency is correctly reported to host now.
  • 100% flat frequency and phase response, allows external dry/wet mixing.
  • Tape mode switch added with classic and modern sound option.
  • Reworked limiter offers true and accurate brickwall limiting now (in 100% position).
  • Visual limiting indicator added.
  • ~50% cpu savings (depending on actual board+cpu type).
  • Vast stability improvements in Cubase hosts.
  • Audio crackles while loading and on/off operation removed.
  • Input level adjustment option added.
  • TRIM knob range extended to -6/+6 dB.
  • Internal gain staging is slightly adjusted.
  • New plug-in ID used.
  • Small graphic alignments and retouch.
  • Version number added in credits pop up screen.
  • Parameter list sorted (as appearing in host).
  • Presets adjusted.
  • Extended manual.

Note: This version is not a backwards compatible and therefore provides a different plug-in ID.

FerricTDS 1.5 is available to download as a freeware VST effect plug-in for Windows PC (requires SSE2 or higher).

More information: Variety Of Sound