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- Instrumental track compressor
- Vocal track compressor
- Side-chain compressor
- Stereo, mid-side, 5.1 surround compressor
- Clean-sounding compressor
- Smooth harmonic enhancer
Crunchessor is a general-purpose track compressor AU and VST plugin for professional audio production applications. One of its main advantages is the ease of tuning, which at the same time instantly delivers an excellent sonic performance. Another remarkable feature of Crunchessor is its valve-type processing, which is applied in parallel to compression. This makes Crunchessor an ideal choice for musicians and producers who are fond of analog compression sound and its warmness.
Beside this, Crunchessor offers you a selection of compression coloration styles--by itself a pretty unique feature for a compressor. By choosing an appropriate coloration style, you can add the character most suitable for the sound material you are working with. As an option, you can disable both coloration and valve warming processing to get a neutral and clean compression sound.
Being a general-purpose compressor, Crunchessor can be used for any kind of sound material: drums, vocals, bass, guitars, synth sounds, etc. Crunchessor can be suitable both for single track and whole mix processing. Crunchessor also accepts external side-chain source signals and allows you to filter key signal sources before they are used for compression.
Features & Compatibility
- Easy compression tuning
- External side-chaining
- Internal channel routing
- Up to 8x oversampling
- Undo/redo history
- All sample rates support
- Valve warmness
- Key signal filtering
- Channel grouping
- 64-bit floating point processing
- A/B comparisons
- Zero processing latency
- Coloration styles
- Stereo and multi-channel processing
- Mid/side processing
- Preset manager
- Contextual hint messages
Processing output is muted for a moment every 45 seconds. (
Demo version is authorized with a product key, which is a text string - no challenge/response nor dongle required)
This audio plugin can be loaded into any audio host application that conforms to the AudioUnit or VST plugin specification.
RTAS compatibility is available by using the FXpansion VST-RTAS adapter.
This plugin is compatible with Windows (32- and 64-bit Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and later versions) and Mac OS X (10.6 and later versions, 32- and 64-bit, Intel processor-based) computers (2 GHz dual-core or faster processor with at least 2 GB of system RAM required). A separate binary distribution file is available for each target computer platform for each audio plugin specification.