Today we’ll look at what might be the most advanced limiter plugin on the market. Whereas other limiters focus on the aesthetics or the design, this one focuses primarily on functionality and giving engineers the most freedom as possible.
Subtractive EQ - Weiss EQ1: $549 De-essing - Weiss De-Ess: $199 Subtractive EQ - Oeksound Soothe 2: $219 Tape Emulation - u-he Satin Tape: $129
Some of the plugins on this list have been around for a while, but a couple are new - so even if you’ve been following free plugins for a while, there’s bound to be one here that you haven’t looked into yet.
If you’re looking for some great free plugins that you can use to mix your vocals, take a look at these 6.
Free tape machine plugins are hard to come by. They might be harder to code or get a decent sample or IR of - regardless, we wanted to find a few that you can use for your mixes and masters.
Colored Compressor - Matthieu Brucher TDR Molotok - Tokyo Dawn Labs Buster - Analog Obsession Molot - Vladislav Goncharov Fircomp - JonVProd
Free Mastering Chain: Insert 1: MEqualizer – Melda AudioInsert 2: Tube Amp - VoxengoInsert 3: OTT - Xfer RecordsInsert 4: RareSE – Analog ObsessionInsert 5: Limiter No. 6 – Vladislav GoncharovInsert 6: LoudMax – Thomas Mundt
Whether you’re mastering professionally or working on indie projects, there’s a lot to like about some of the newest free plugins.
We’ll cover the functionality of each one of these plugins, discuss how you can use them for mixing and mastering, and then listen to examples of each in the video embedded above to get a better understanding of how each one works.
The effects that we’ve chosen here are some of the best that we’ve come across. These plugins can hold their own against many paid plugins if not outperform some.