Elixir 3


The premier real True Peak multichannel limiter plugin

Novel kind of program limiter carefully designed to accomplish a truly pure natural sounding result without altering the nature of the audio material and its timbre. Intended to fulfill the requirements of the broadcast, post-production and mastering industry, Elixir 3 provides real True Peak output level in accordance with the ITU-R BS.1770 standard and the EBU R128 norm, and for surround/multichannel operation.

Provides up to eight channels of simultaneous processing. Elixir’s straightforward interface makes it exceptionally easy to achieve great results, even under a tight deadline. Simply set the input level, adjust the threshold according to the amount of limiting desired, and finally enable Make Up for gain compensation and loudness addition.

The algorithm in Elixir 3 uses an oversampled representation of the audio sample as reference when defining the gain envelope, while the actual processing is applied only to the original none oversampled data, all in order to reduce artifacts (like aliasing) and to achieve the most precise and excellent sounding result presenting none, or effectively reduced, conventional limiting pumping effects even during heavy processing.


  • Up to 8 channels input/output

  • Sampling rate up to 384 kHz (AU/VST/AAX/AAX AudioSuite)

  • 64-bits internal floating point processing

  • Input/output gain controls for adjusting the levels before and after processing

  • True bypass control routing the incoming signal direct to the output for a smooth transition between clean and processed signal

  • Morphing slider for seamless transition between two explicit full parameter-sets

System requirements

Windows Windows 7 and later
Mac Mac OS 10.7.x and later
Pro Tools Pro Tools | First, Pro Tools 10.x and later
Max Sample Rate 192 kHz
Copy Protection Requires iLok


AAX Native
ITU-R BS.1770-1 (A/85:2011)
EBU R128

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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