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Brainworx bx_saturator V2

Brainworx bx_saturator V2
Brainworx bx_saturator V2 by Plugin Alliance / Brainworx is a Virtual Effect Audio Plugin for macOS and Windows. It functions as a VST Plugin, an Audio Units Plugin, a VST 3 Plugin and an AAX Plugin.
Intel-compatible CPU with SSE2 instruction set (Pentium 4 compatible or higher; we recommend at least 2 GHz)
Windows XP or higher (Windows 7 or higher recommended)
Pro Tools 9 or higher or a VST/VST3-compatible host
Display resolution of 1440 x 900 px / 1280 x 960 px or higher
Intel CPU only (we recommend at least 2 GHz)
Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or higher
Pro Tools 9 or higher or a VST/VST3/AU-compatible host
Display resolution of 1440 x 900 px / 1280 x 960 px or higher
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Sweeten or Shred Beyond Any Other Processor

The bx_saturator V2 is an M/S & multi-band saturation tool which can be used for mastering, mixing and sound-design. It features Brainworx's "True Split" crossover technology, which ensures that the Mid and Side channels are always perfectly in phase, creating focused, large-sounding mixes and masters.

Now You Can:

Add unique saturation and distortion to targeted frequency bands
Increase the perceived volume of mixes without clipping
Bring out individual frequencies of a mix without affecting others
Gently soften a mix buss or pile distortion on individual tracks for a dramatic effect
Punch-up and define low-end with the Mono Maker control.

Refine, Define, or Crush

From subtle mix glue, to insane crunch, the bx_saturator V2 lets you fatten and distort Mid and Side signals of your mix independently. You can dial-in analog warmth and subtle overdrive on individual tracks, or apply it to the stereo bus to thicken an entire mix. You can also bring out delicate nuances of vocals, acoustic guitars, and percussion without increasing their level or drastically EQing them. Conversely, you can mutilate signals more than ever, all without affecting other crucial sounds in your mix.

Louder Mixes, Smarter Saturation

Each of the four XL frequency bands have dedicated gain, drive and XL (mix) controls allowing you to increase the perceived volume of the signals without boosting its actual output level giving you louder, punchier mixes.

Pinpoint saturation and drive textures with the two X-Over sliders that allow you to select the frequency ranges of the Mid Hi / Lo & Side Hi / Lo channels you want to process. You can fine-tune delicate frequencies like acoustic guitars and cymbals, and also add crunch to the sides of a rock mix for an analog-type distortion.

Go Mono for More Powerful Low-End

The Mono Maker is another useful tool found in many Brainworx plug-ins. It mixes the low-end of your stereo signal to mono, which lets you widen the high frequencies of your mix with less phase problems — yielding, tight, focused, professional-sounding low-end.

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