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DSPplug esquire3

DSPplug esquire3
DSPplug esquire3
DSPplug esquire3 by DSPplug is a Virtual Effect Audio Plugin for Windows. It functions as a VST Plugin and a VST 3 Plugin.
windows only 64-bit vst2 or vst3
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Open Source
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Please report any bugs to re17qw@gmail.com
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This is the new upgrade of the DSPplug esquire, offering new advantages and a zero latency experience. Though the old was quite good, it took a brief millisecond to catch up. With this improved hybrid lu dbfs design, there is no such shortcoming.

Brickwall, true peak limiter limiting to -1.0 dbtp.

Has compression but no auto makeup yet.

V1.3: + Added GUI Attack and Release Components
+ Improved transition between pumping and envelope mode
+ Reduced CPU and Memory Usage.

Planned Features.

+ 50% 100% Size option (leaves a .txt file in documents folder in dspplug/esquire3/ to remember chosen state)
+ Auto Makeup (will be very smooth, I have another working model already which performs flawlessly).

V1.4 passes any virus scan.

V 1.4: Updated GUI.

V 1.5: Updated GUI, Knob preset state refresh and Strengthened TP detection so to prevent TP leaks. (will finetune this new tech to a greater extent asap. work in progress).

V 1.6: Updated GUI, (Perfected DAW state display, Auto Makeup, GR) Added.

V 1.7: Remade switch code, fixed presets, added new custom tp limiter (will improve it).

V 1.8: Added Limiter feedback prevention (will add to thresh, ratio, ceiling soon) using crossfade. Improved detection, reduced drastic ceiling reduction, improved sound depth and clarity, reduced distortion. cytoSonic compressor is now added using -9 dbfs thresh 75 ratio to smooth out the highest peaks. Please refer to the source for usage details.

V 1.9: Added new oversampled limiter before and after. Reduced amount of overall gain and targetted -3 dbfs threshold instead. Overcame distortion experienced in last 3 versions.

V 2.0: Updated code to fix various bugs. Feedback does not create a reduction in amplitude anymore.

V2.0 passes any virus scan.

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Latest User Reviews

Average user rating of 5.00 from 1 review
DSPplug esquire3

Reviewed By Mastartiq [all]
December 2nd, 2021
Version reviewed: 1.5 on Windows

Great Open-Source Limiter plugin! It has very low CPU consumption and it does the job. Very needed for me on individual channels. Many thanks to you for your amazing work on developing Open-Source plugins for the community.

Response from kingozrecords from DSPplug on December 3rd, 2021

Thankyou, this is very kind. Please try the latest, which represents a true release candidate. You'll be quite excited when you test the new version which has some advantages I think.

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Comments & Discussion for DSPplug DSPplug esquire3

Discussion: Active
3 December 2021 at 6:35pm

Wow! Thank you for all your hard work, amazing human! I just tried the new 1.0.6 version and as you said i am amazed by the new features you added on it! The limiting is so clear, even on presets that have the base of the sound on the low frequencies, the GR mode is great addition and as well the make up gain! You updated the plugin several times in the last weeks and made an amazing plugin for us! Thank you mate! Stay safe, healthy and happy! Success on your developments and I wish you one day to make a plugin that all the musicians world will enjoy and use.


11 December 2021 at 1:43pm

These are very kind things to say :). I will add that I'll hopefully replace the brick wall limiter after making the math from scratch; but the style of mathematics is involved and it won't be very soon. However, besides that a limiter that sounds like the movies. I'm getting a Mac testing environment very soon and will make a Pro tools (win.mac) and Mac version soon! Thanks for your interest.

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