MDW Hi-Res Parametric EQ 5 (AAX DSP/Native)


Add clarity and smoothness

Developed by the creator of the parametric EQ, George Massenburg, the Massenburg DesignWorks Hi-Res Parametric EQ plugin continues to define the state-of-the-art in equalization. Version 5 offers new AAX DSP and AAX Native 32/64-bit format support, giving you the flexibility to use the EQ across the entire Pro Tools product line. With its unprecedented clarity, smoothness, and excellent high-frequency response, MDW Hi-Res Parametric EQ will help you achieve optimal audio definition in your mixes.


  • Process audio in 64-bit floating point resolution

  • Add many instances of the plugin in your session

  • Select frequencies from 10 Hz–41 kHz, with variable Q and a choice of 3- or 5-band EQ

  • Refine sounds using constant shape reciprocal filter curves from the industry-standard reference

  • Quickly solo a target frequency band using the IsoPeak functionality

  • Compare settings fast with the A/B snapshots capability

System requirements

Windows 64-bit Windows 7 and later (32-bit Windows systems not supported at this time)
Mac  Mac OS X 10.6.7 and later
Pro Tools  Pro Tools | HDX, Pro Tools 10 and later
Copy Protection Requires iLok USB Smart Key—sold separately


AAX Native 64
EQ 3- and 5-band parametric
Frequency Range  10 Hz–41 kHz
Variable Q Range  25.6 (1/18 of an octave) to 0.1 (6-2/3 octaves)
Resolution  64-bit floating point
DSP Efficiency (5-band EQ @ 48, 96, and 192 kHz)  Up to 8, 9, and 4 instances, respectively
DSP Efficiency (3-band EQ @ 48, 96, and 192 kHz)  Up to 10, 13, and 6 instances, respectively



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