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 Augustus Loop by Expert Sleepers is a Virtual Effect Audio Plugin. It functions as a VST Plugin, an Audio Units Plugin and an AAX Plugin.
Augustus Loop
Product Augustus Loop
Developer Expert Sleepers
Price (MSRP) $49
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Plug-in, App & Soundware Format(s)
Operating System Availability
Download Released
 2.4.5  Downloads Released
 2.4.6  Downloads Released
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Important Note
Mac 64-Bit version is AU Intel only for OS X 10.5 and above.

Augustus Loop is an emulation of a tape-based delay effect, with some extra features to facilitate its use as a looping device.

The key features of Augustus Loop that make it more than just a big delay effect are:

  • Really long maximum delay (3600 seconds - that's one hour).
  • Tap length/tap record. You can set the loop delay time while recording your first phrase.
  • Virtual tape. The delay simulates an old-style tape delay, meaning you can:
    • Change the tape speed (i.e. pitch up and down).
    • Reverse the tape direction.
    • Stop the tape.
    • Smoothly change the delay time (as if you were changing the head gap on a tape delay).
  • Multimode filter and saturation in the feedback loop.
  • Four feedback taps (left to left, left to right, right to left and right to right) with independent delay time and feedback settings, for ping-pong effects, stereo delays, etc.
  • Pitch and filter LFOs.
  • Loop length can be set in terms of the host's tempo setting.
  • The plug-in can output MIDI clock messages to synchronise other applications to its loop.
  • Automatic fades up and down to allow smooth transitions in your playing. It can even automatically clear the loop for you once it's faded out.
  • Host transport-sync'd punch in and out when recording.
  • 'Inertia free' mode suppresses the tape-like behaviour when changing delay times to allow seamless transitions between loop lengths (This is also the route to the popular 'multiply' and 'divide' features found on some popular looping devices).
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8 November 2016 at 1:42pmsazb30

I use AL a lot and love it. I only wish that looking at it didn't make me feel quite so queasy!! It is one UGLY plugin. Sound and function obviously trump looks though, and here it shines :-) I've set up a looping rack using AL and Ableton Push. Lots of fun!.

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Augustus Loop

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