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Tube Saturator Vintage

Tube Preamp Simulator Plugin by Wave Arts
Tube Saturator
Tube Saturator Vintage by Wave Arts 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.
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Tube Saturator Vintage is a free reissue of the original Tube Saturator.

Tube Saturator Vintage uses circuit simulation technology to faithfully reproduce the sound of a dual triode preamp. While it sounds great, the circuit simulation technology is very CPU intensive, that's why Wave Arts developed its successor, Tube Saturator 2, vastly more efficient, nearly identical in simulation accuracy, and with added features. However, some users prefer the sound of the original and requested it, so they've re-released it as a free plug.

Find out more and download it at wavearts.com/products/plugins/tube-saturator-vintage

Latest User Reviews

Average user rating of 4.00 from 2 reviews

Tube Saturator Vintage
Reviewed By zakkmylde89
November 9th, 2018

I love using this plugin on my overheads. The saturation it gives cymbals and snare pop is amazing. The downside is if you're not running something with above average processing power then it can cause some serious lagging .

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This plugin sounds good, its a flavour i will occasionally go for but there are other saturators i choose more often. Maybe this is the right one for you. I lie the eq a lot.

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Comments & Discussion for Wave Arts Tube Saturator Vintage

Discussion: Active
28 June 2020 at 11:59am

Puff70 wrote:

"t is offered for free, but after downloading and using it for 30 days you have to buy it, otherwise it will not work fully, what a fake .........................................................what is that supposed to be a free offer if it has to be bought after 30 days, I find this especially with wave products, what a fake."

This is just not true. I use the free Wave Arts Tube Sat Vintage for years now. There are no restrictions for this version.


You might have downloaded Wave Arts Tube Saturator 2 which is not free and can be demoed for a limited time.


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