Blue Cat's Dynamics

aviddynamics_monitor

The most flexible all-in-one dynamics processor

Blue Cat's Dynamics is a full-featured dynamics processor: it can be used as a compressor, limiter, gate, expander, waveshaper or all at once! The dynamics response of the plugin can be tweaked with a unique two-thresholds system and provides detailed visual feedback about its behavior. The plugin includes several filters to control the frequencies affected by the compression. Its continuous VCA/Opto and Peak/RMS controls let you smoothly and precisely choose the behavior of the envelope detection like you have never been able to.

The plugin also provides advanced stereo features, with mid/side processing capability, multiple stereo linking options and the ability to choose the channels affected by the processor. An additional brick wall limiter and clipper with optional lookahead protects the output for complete control over the dynamics response. Three different modes are available for external sidechaining, using either the external sidechain input, MIDI control or automation lanes.

The configurable visual feedback shows every detail of what is going on inside the plugin. You can also record this information as automation curves, to monitor the modifications applied to the signal on top of the audio representation of your favorite host application. All these features can be controlled from a fully configurable user interface or from any external controller. The package includes a mono and a stereo version for optimal CPU usage.

Features

  • Full featured dynamics processor: compressor, gate, limiter, expander, waveshaper—with a unique two-thresholds system
  • Total control over the processor: continuous peak/RMS and Opto/VCA modes selection, peak envelope shape control, depth control to limit the gain range, and lookahead
  • Total control over the signal: dry/wet control for parallel compression, input, and sidechain filters
  • Stereo or mid/side processing with multiple channel linking options
  • Post brickwall limiter or clipper with lookahead
  • Optimal monitoring: dynamics response, envelopes and gain reduction real time display with zooming capability—The main compression information can be recorded as automation curves
  • Best quality: up to 4x oversampling for the best sound quality
  • Multiple sidechaining modes: a unique way to perform sidechain compression, ducking, gating, and much more
  • Fully configurable user interface for optimal experience
  • No latency (except with lookahead)

System requirements

OS
Windows Windows 7 and later
Mac Mac OS 10.7.x and later
SOFTWARE
Pro Tools Pro Tools | First, Pro Tools 10.x and later
OTHER
Max Sample Rate 192 kHz
Copy Protection Serial Numbers

Specifications

PLUGIN TYPE
Dynamics
FORMAT
AAX Native
VST
AU

This product is tested by the Seller for support of current versions of the indicated Avid products and operating systems. For compatibility questions related to older systems, please contact the Seller.

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