MDW Hi Res Parametric EQ 5 - AAX Native


Add clarity to your mix with a state-of-the-art equalizer

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. Originally designed exclusively for Pro Tools | HD systems, this version of the MDW Hi-Res Parametric EQ offers 32- and 64-bit AAX Native format support, giving you the flexibility to use the EQ in any native Pro Tools 10 or Pro Tools 11 system.

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 unavailable at this time)
Mac  Mac OS X 10.6.7 and later
Pro Tools  Pro Tools | HD Native and any other Pro Tools system running Pro Tools 10.x and later
Copy Protection Requires iLok USB Smart Key—sold separately


AAX Native 
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

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