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Compressor Plugin by Acustica Audio
TAN by Acustica Audio is a Virtual Effect Audio Plugin for macOS and Windows. It functions as a VST Plugin, an Audio Units Plugin and an AAX Plugin.
System Requirements
Windows 7 - Windows 10
System Requirements
OS X 10.8 - OS X 10.11
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Acustica is pleased to introduce TAN compressor based on CORE8 with a classic analog VCA compression. TAN it is a very versatile tool to provide a lot of possibilities to shape the sound with gorgeous graphical user interface.

In TAN you will find the most common compressors parameters like attack, release, threshold, ratio, dry/wet and gain, to allow you an extremely wide range of adjustments, but the exciting news is what we call "ShMod", a compressor shape control for the attack behavior that allows you to fine-tune the attack shape so you can really customize the attack behavior for any audio source.

Preamp Section:
• Hardware preamp simulation (PRE): on and off.

Compressor Section:
• Threshold: from -64 dB to +0 dB.
• Ratio: from 2, 4 and 8.
• Attack: from 0.1 ms to 30 ms.
• Release: from 0.1 sec. to 1.6 sec.
• SHMod (adjustable attack shape): from 0 to 4.
• Gain: from 0 dB to 24 dB.
• Dry/Wet (parallel compressor): from 0 to 100%.

Formats Supported:
• Support operation systems: OS X and Windows.
• Supported plug-in formats: VST2, AAX, and AU.
• Supported architectures: 32 and 64-bits.

Price and Availability:
• free. Available as a digital download immediately after website registration.

About Acqua Effect plug-ins:
An Acqua plug-in is a stand-alone skinned Nebula library, in other words it is a software product developed as a parametrization of one or more Nebula's instances. Parametrization is achieved using the script languages proprietary to Acustica Audio and does not require external tools and compilers.

About Acustica Audio:
Acustica Audio is a company that is active in the field of information technology and audio engineering. The company's goal is to provide the most authentic reproduction of sampled vintage gear and other high-end hardware devices. Over the years it has become well known for audio plug-ins, by manufacturing its own software products and marketing them both in Italy and worldwide. Acustica technology is based on a software engine of DSP (Digital Signal Processing) developed by Acustica Audio that emulates other DSPs, by modelling them through a proprietary sampling technique. Unlike the audio sampler, which is an electronic musical instrument able to capture and reproduce audio samples, Acustica technology can sample and emulate the behavior of an audio processor, by reproducing its harmonic response, harmonic distortion and dynamic response as time and other external variables (like user controls) change.

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Comments & Discussion for Acustica Audio TAN

Discussion: Active
29 July 2016 at 3:42pm

another gift from Acustica! Always high day for me)


29 July 2016 at 4:19pm

oops, almost forgot, Creating a new account is currently not possible.

that's what they say. And for some reason it also can't repair my account ( (.


15 September 2016 at 2:01pm

Contact support service.

3 April 2017 at 10:48pm

Quick Tip:

(My experience is from 03.04.2017) On the download screen, the site says:

Please try with different browsers if you have some issues with the download!

I'm using a MacBook Pro, running OS X 10.10.5 and, in fact, encountered some issues!

Safari would ask for a password then say the page was expired, then ask for box.com account login credentials! FAIL

Chrome made it a step further than Safari, but hung up trying to connect to box.com FAIL

but when all hope was lost...


FIREFOX came through LIKE A BOSS!

I share this story with the hope that it saves someone some time or frustration.

Best of luck with your installations, my friends!

rich (e)rich.

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