The virtual patchbay for audio plugins

With Blue Cat’s PatchWork, it’s possible to chain effects in a series or create up to 8 parallel chains that can be activated independently. This lets you create your favorite effects or instrument configurations within the plugin, without the need for multiple busses. These configurations can be saved as presets and recalled instantly, or shared with multiple DAWs, using any plugin format (full list below). Use the built-in audio effects to add color to your own plugin chains.


  • Configurable VST, VST3 or Audio Unit plugins rack: host up to 64 third-party plugins or instruments in series or parallel
  • 29 built-in effects: Reverb, EQ, filters, pitch & frequency shifter, delays, modulation effects, compressor, gate, bit crusher, wave shaper and more
  • Available as an effect, virtual instrument or standalone application
  • Build your own effects chains: up to 8 "pre" and "post" plugins slots to chain plugins in series
  • Parallel processing made easy: up to 8 parallel plugins chains, with phase flip, solo and gain controls
  • Host up to 8 virtual instruments in parallel and mix them within the plugin
  • Global Dry/Wet control ("Mix")
  • Parameters Mapping: map sub plugins parameters to automate them or use a control surface
  • Flexible MIDI routing: connect sub plugins together or with the host application
  • Flexible Audio routing: connect sub plugins i/o to any audio channel
  • External side chain and multiple outputs support

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 Serial numbers


AAX Native

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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