Acon Digital Media released version 2.5 of the Studio Necessities collection of DirectX and, new in v2.5, VST compatible plug-ins.
Studio Necessities includes:
- StudioVerb: a high quality reverberation simulator.
- StudioModulator: a phaser effect and delay modulation effects such as flanger and chorus.
- StudioEQ: a six-band full parametric equalizer with six different filter types, including peak and shelving filters.
- StudioLimiter: a brickwall limiter.
- StudioDynamics: a versatile dynamic processor.
- StudioDelay: a multi-tap delay effect.
The plug-ins support multi-channel audio up to eight channels, including 5.1 and 7.1 surround formats. Both PCM formats (up to 32-bit resolution) and floating point (IEEE 32 bit) formats are supported.
Studio Necessities costs $49; the upgrade to version 2.5 is free for registered Studio Necessities users; a demo version is available.