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TrackComp 2

Compressor Plugin by DMG Audio
TrackComp 2
TrackComp 2 by DMG Audio is a Virtual Effect Audio Plugin for macOS and Windows. It functions as a VST Plugin, an Audio Units Plugin, a VST 3 Plugin, an RTAS Plugin and an AAX Plugin.
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Nine Compressors spanning the history of pro-audio.


  • Revision A and D of the classic 76 FET compressor.
  • British (G-Bus) and American (2k5) VCA bus compressors.
  • 2A Opto compressor with lush valve output stage.
  • Zener Comp/Limiter.
  • 160 early VCA comp for drums.
  • British E-channel console compressor.
  • Mini Compassion.
  • Realtime SPICE simulation of hardware units.
  • Common hardware mods like Sidechain filter and Response.
  • Zero-latency.
  • Quick, simple, ergonomic interface.
  • Windows VST, VST3 and AAX as 32+64-bit, RTAS 32-bit.
  • Mac VST, VST3, AU and AAX as 32+64-bit, RTAS 32-bit.


  • Simple, streamlined interface.
  • Mac Retina and Windows HiDPI support.
  • Autolisten for configuring filters.
  • Freely resizable.
  • The sound of the past meets an interface for the future.


  • Authentic end-to-end models with distortion and all.
  • Digital compressor with variable curves based on Compassion.
  • Classic compression sounds of the last 50 years.
  • Controls to calibrate the plugin to match and replace hardware.

Latest User Reviews

Average user rating of 5.00 from 1 review

TrackComp 2
Reviewed By ARude
September 20th, 2020

With emulations of classic Optical, FET, VCA & Zenner compressor/limiters, this has become my "go to" for tracks that need one. Unlike a lot of plugins, the presets are well described and useful needing just an occasional tweak. I've owned this plugin since version 1 and version 2 is a big improvement. Like a lot of the classic compressor/limiters that it emulates [very accurately to my ear] it's easy to get good results with minimal effort.

The CPU usage is quite good. I've used multiple instances on several multi-mic live capture events with no glitches.

The FET emulation is great on a drum buss using the "Drum Room" preset. Little tweaking required but it's so good it's easy overuse.

I've worked in broadcast and studio engineering since the 70's and used and/or owned most of the originals. I owned and rebuilt a pair of 1960's LA-2A's that had original T4 [no suffix] gain control modules. The Optical emulation of this plugin sounds, responds and has the tube warmth very close to the original but lacks the tube noise and thermal drift of the original.

This plugin is also useful for those who are not familiar with the original units or are not sure which one will work the best on a track. Straight ahead, easy to to use controls and a well written manual. I own other plugins from this developer and use them in every project. Their tech support is fast and helpful. I really can't think of anything I don't like about this plugin with the possible exception that it's so good, it's easy to overuse. If you want one track compressor/limiter plugin that does it ALL this is the one.

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