CLIPPER - which ones can you recommend?

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1875 posts since 19 Sep, 2017 from The Future

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greententacle
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341 posts since 30 Nov, 2008

Post Mon May 22, 2023 12:17 am

Newfangled Saturate, and i tried them all.
this one is the most transparent.
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sokoleski
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138 posts since 7 Apr, 2012 from Stockholm

Post Mon May 22, 2023 11:26 am

osiris wrote: ↑Sun May 21, 2023 1:21 pm I've been loving WA Productions Outlaw.
Is there really a clipper in there !?

I've been eyeballing Outlaw for a while, for volume automation .... had no idea about the clipper :!:

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osiris
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9148 posts since 20 Nov, 2003 from Lost and Spaced

Post Mon May 22, 2023 1:53 pm

I love Outlaw on tracks but Toneboosters Barricade is always on the Master. Outlaw isn't really a clipper, but you can push it and get the parameters right and it does the trick. Looking at clippers SIR looks great. I like the way Integraudio Clips sounds, but it takes CPU and their stuff I think does lookahead and (for me) if I try to change presets while playing just stops everything. But I still use because it sounds so good. Out of all I think kazrog KClip 3 has the most features.

spigmu
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169 posts since 10 Nov, 2012

Post Mon May 22, 2023 3:40 pm

ralfrobert wrote: ↑Tue May 09, 2023 9:09 am SIR Standard Clip.

https://www.siraudiotools.com/StandardCLIP.php
Yup. Good visual feedback, many options, excellent control of parameters. Great results.

ralfrobert
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1903 posts since 24 Jul, 2017

Post Mon May 22, 2023 9:54 pm

spigmu wrote: ↑Mon May 22, 2023 3:40 pm
ralfrobert wrote: ↑Tue May 09, 2023 9:09 am SIR Standard Clip.

https://www.siraudiotools.com/StandardCLIP.php
Yup. Good visual feedback, many options, excellent control of parameters. Great results.
Yes. It looks a bit like a relict from the 90s, but it's a great tool.

eytanmich123
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233 posts since 21 Apr, 2010

Post Mon May 22, 2023 10:55 pm

Caine123 wrote: ↑Tue May 09, 2023 9:07 am hi guys, it seems Clipper can give you for more energetic genres like trance, edm etc. some extra punch/dBs? i used sometimes IKM Tracks Clipper but i dont want to use Tracks anymore cause IKM is not on my preferred list long time. does anyone got any recommendations?
You've been here for a (long?) while... didn't you test clippers ?

One can coax a "short" list of DOZENS of 'em clippers... and the sad part ? almost 10 out of 10 times one can't tell the difference of the BASIC clipping action (that is : between different processors).

One can go free (eg. Airwindows - way too many to name them, Venn FreeClip1/2, GClip - although it's kinda long in tooth, Wavesfactory Flash, Clipmax... those are just from the top of my head); can go cheap (Saturate is simply a no-brainer at the current discounted price) or can go nuts with the likes of ASH.

For dance/EDM - most (if not ALL) prominent free offering will do the job just fine.

agentslimepunk
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5 posts since 18 Dec, 2021 from Florida

Post Tue May 23, 2023 9:47 pm

Ah_Dziz wrote: ↑Tue May 09, 2023 1:12 pm I usually just use GClip
Gclip and Clipmax are seriously amazing pieces of freeware

Mdekoning
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12 posts since 22 May, 2023

Post Wed May 24, 2023 9:37 am

+1 Standard Clip

spigmu
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169 posts since 10 Nov, 2012

Post Wed May 24, 2023 12:53 pm

Mdekoning wrote: ↑Wed May 24, 2023 9:37 am +1 Standard Clip
And not to derail this, but SIR's SIR3 is an excellent reverb that in their bundle with Standard Clip is a great deal. Very useful impulses and loads of ways to shape them. Anything they put out I'm interested in. Great sounding and superior interfaces.

brokbeatz
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2 posts since 20 Dec, 2020

Post Thu Jun 08, 2023 4:13 pm

StandardClip is my go-to but Gold clip is coming!

Caine123
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Post Thu Jun 08, 2023 11:29 pm

thx a lot guys, got StandardClip since 2 weeks now ;). great plugin, i need to tame it some times though, it is great to hear that when you clip too much you hear the distortion right away.
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2430 posts since 2 Jul, 2010

Post Fri Jun 09, 2023 4:31 am

ralfrobert wrote: ↑Mon May 22, 2023 9:54 pm
spigmu wrote: ↑Mon May 22, 2023 3:40 pm
ralfrobert wrote: ↑Tue May 09, 2023 9:09 am SIR Standard Clip.

https://www.siraudiotools.com/StandardCLIP.php
Yup. Good visual feedback, many options, excellent control of parameters. Great results.
Yes. It looks a bit like a relict from the 90s, but it's a great tool.
Hmm, I quite like the UI but there is something to this. I suppose the "90s" aspects of the GUI design are that it is

- non-skeuomorphic
- dense layout that shows most things on the main page
- simple line drawings, not heavily stylised

Whereas the "modern" trends towards sparse layout with flashy photos or artwork. I think there is already some backlash against tabs and submenus, and as excuses go "the hardware has that limitation" is losing its shine. So maybe we are coming back to some of the better elements of 90s design...

Raddler1
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352 posts since 17 Mar, 2012 from Montreal

Post Sat Jun 10, 2023 9:26 am

The clipper on plugin alliance's alpha compressor.

aberration123
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162 posts since 7 Jun, 2021

Post Sat Jun 10, 2023 10:41 am

Free ones that stand up to most.... Airwindows ADClip7 and One Corner Clip.

I'd really like to own Acustica's ASH, demoing at the moment, can't afford or justify the current price. Last night was doing a few tests alongside Signum Audio's Skye Clipper and manage to achieve similar results, purchased it for £25.

ASH is very versatile and sounds good, I like the choice offered. Perhaps will pick up one day.

Long story short, Skye Clipper is worth a look! although the VST3 crashed when changing algo, VST2 is fine.

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