Press Play has released a free oscilloscope and monitoring plugin for time-domain audio analysis. Wave Observer visually supports mixing, mastering and sound design by offering a number of unique features.

Press Play Wave Observer

The plugin comes with an envelope mode with long sweep times suitable for the analysis of the shape of envelopes and signal dynamics, and a waveform mode allows you to view individual waveforms and oscillations by activating a specifically developed stabilization algorithm.

Wave Observer features

  • Smooth continuous presentation of input signals (left, right and stereo).
  • Wide zoom range (from one sample per pixel up to four seconds for the whole view).
  • Stabilization algorithm for fixing single waveforms on screen.
  • Freeze function including the ability to scroll through history.
  • Peak level meter.
  • Support for high-dpi / retina displays.
  • UI customization (window scaling and color themes).

The plugin is a free download in 64-bit VST/VST3 and AU formats for Windows and Mac.

More information: Press Play