Best gate plug in

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Vikktorr1
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8 posts since 31 Mar, 2019

Post Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:51 pm

What is the best gate plug in

imrae
KVRian
661 posts since 2 Jul, 2010

Re: Best gate plug in

Post Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:54 pm

G8 - there's a free trial period but wait for a sale because full price is silly.

Smooth, flexible, good UI, has lookahead.

Silaris
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301 posts since 15 Jan, 2003 from USA

Re: Best gate plug in

Post Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:53 am

Overall, Fabfilter's Pro-G is a good option and probably the best gate plugin in my VST folder. However, it is often overkill for most of my mixing situations and regularly I use Wave Arts' MR Gate instead of the Pro-G.

I do not own it, but DMG Audio's Expurgate is also a strong option to consider.

electro
KVRAF
4442 posts since 6 May, 2002

Re: Best gate plug in

Post Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:28 am

DMG Expurgate and the older Sonalksis SV-719
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toonertik
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1222 posts since 15 Feb, 2017 from a worn out vinyl groove

Re: Best gate plug in

Post Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:02 pm

imrae wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:54 pm
G8 - there's a free trial period but wait for a sale because full price is silly.

Smooth, flexible, good UI, has lookahead.
:tu:
Not a Gr8 user of gates..
However even the CM version of this is impressive)))

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dandezebra
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1139 posts since 21 Dec, 2013 from USA

Re: Best gate plug in

Post Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:03 pm

A1triggergate

G8

Polyverse Gatekeeper

Cableguys

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martinjuenke
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3480 posts since 28 Dec, 2015 from Hanover, Germany

Re: Best gate plug in

Post Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:43 am

Cableguys ShaperBox
Unfiltered Audio G8

Flowing atmospheric music
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DocSnyder
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82 posts since 23 May, 2017

Re: Best gate plug in

Post Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:56 am

Fabfilter or G8

hlecram
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80 posts since 11 Jul, 2016

Re: Best gate plug in

Post Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:05 pm

Vikktorr1 wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:51 pm
What is the best gate plug in
What is your music style and application for? Cleaning up recordings? Creative use? Something else you want to do with it?

Most state-of-the-art: dmg expuregate
Most cost-effective: g8 cm
Best „overall allrounder“: fabfilter

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KVRAF
1561 posts since 15 Feb, 2006 from Berkeley, CA

Re: Best gate plug in

Post Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:14 pm

I typically use my DAW's built-in gate (Live, Logic or Reason) if I need something sidechained, just out of laziness to avoid extra routing. If that's not enough, I'll reach for Unfiltered Audio G8 or PSP MixGate 2, which has a musicality to its response I haven't found elsewhere.

The creative exploration of gating can lead to remarkable results, like Tony Visconti got with 3 mics in a large room on David Bowie's vocals on "Heroes".
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Kongru
KVRian
511 posts since 23 Feb, 2017

Re: Best gate plug in

Post Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:51 am

+1 Fabfilter Pro G

simon.a.billington
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1574 posts since 12 Nov, 2014

Re: Best gate plug in

Post Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:06 am

imrae wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:54 pm
G8 - there's a free trial period but wait for a sale because full price is silly.

Smooth, flexible, good UI, has lookahead.
Yes I like G8 as it's very flexible. I also like Neutron's Gate for it's multiband options.

reggie1979
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463 posts since 26 Nov, 2018

Re: Best gate plug in

Post Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:24 pm

Can I just say I hate them all equally with the exception of the waves gate in SSL (which I don't have)

reggie1979
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463 posts since 26 Nov, 2018

Re: Best gate plug in

Post Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:25 pm

Oh and the slate one is kinda lame too imho. Good for a guitar noise gate, that is about it. I'm picky.

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Rockatansky
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288 posts since 3 Jun, 2017

Re: Best gate plug in

Post Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:42 pm

Looks like this user created a bunch of "what's the best XYZ plugin" threads to get past his 5 posts limit, he replied zero times to any of the threads he created, and now he's happily offering stuff in the Market Place.
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