A2M real-time Audio to MIDI by beat bars 0 (0)

A2M detects the pitch of the audio and converts it into the corresponding MIDI notes in real time.

Thanks to this, you can play, e.g., the guitar, saxophone, or even sing, and simultaneously trigger sounds in virtual instruments (not only AU). These acoustic (or electric) instruments, or your voice, act as a MIDI controller.

A2M comes as an AU v3 plugin and as a standalone application (which is the AU host for this particular plugin).

The A2M is quite an unusual Audio Unit – it is both an audio effect and a MIDI effect. Due to its characteristics, it is something in between. On the one hand, it analyzes the input sound, just like any audio effect. On the other hand, it generates output MIDI events, just like any MIDI effect.

Compatibility

⁌ AUv3 plugin.

AU Hosts compatible with A2M Audio Unit:

  • Audiobus.
  • AUM.
  • apeMatrix.

A2M does not work as an AU plugin in GarageBand – on both iOS and MacOS.

A2M works (though imperfectly) as an AU plugin in Logic Pro (see below).

⁌ Standalone.

The standalone version works with all MIDI-compatible applications, including GarageBand (iOS and macOS) and Logic Pro. The app sends MIDI events via the virtual MIDI port. Active and inactive MIDI ports are available in the application settings in the MIDI Settings Outputs section.

Parameters

⁌ Host:

  • Audio input buffer size.

The smaller the buffer, the higher the CPU load and the lower the latency.
A buffer less than 512 should only be set if you have a strong processor.
For A2M standalone applications, the buffer size is available in the application settings under Audio Settings Buffer Size.

⁌ Plugin:

  • Pitch recognition method.

A2M offers two popular algorithms.

Based on autocorrelation, the beat bars proprietary method.

– FFT (with parabolic interpolation).

– Gate Threshold and Input Gain
A2M works best when it only recognizes sounds at an appropriate volume level.

To eliminate unnecessary background noises, select the appropriate value:

  • Latency / Accuracy.

2 dashes (default) – the best compromise between accuracy and latency.
The higher the accuracy, the more of the CPU’s capacity is used and the longer the latency (as opposed to the audio buffer size settings):

  • Velocity Gain.

It allows you to select the appropriate volume of the virtual instrument itself.

Known limitations in the current version:

  • No polyphony.
  • No pitch bending.

Requirements:

  • macOS 11 Big Sur or later.
  • iOS 14 or later.

https://beatbars.com/de/a2m-au.html

Analog Obsession N492ME v6.0 VST VST3 AU WiN MAC [FREE] 0 (0)

Dual Mono, Stereo, Mid/Side N****nn style 4 Band Mastering Equalizer with High Pass Filter.

Features
– High Pass Filter : 20-80-140 Hz
– Low Shelf : 50Hz to 400Hz with +/-15dB
– Low Mid Band : 600Hz to 1000Hz with +/-15dB
– High Mid Band : 1000Hz to 7500Hz with +/-15dB
– High Shelf : 3kHz to 10kHz with +/-15dB
– MODE : Left/Right or Mid/Side Processing
– LINK : Linking Left/Right or Mid/Side
– M-BYPASS : Master Bypass to inactive whole system
– L-BYPASS : Left Channel Bypass
– R-BYPASS : Right Channel Bypass
– MASTER : Master Output
– Seperate Left/Right or Mid/Side Output Controls

Note : Bottom side won’t work when you link L/R

Available Formats
VST/VST3/AU | Mac 10.9 – 11.X
VST/VST3 | Windows 7 – 8 – 10

VERSION 6.0 – 17.7.2021
– Improved DSP and circuit design
– Added 4x oversampling
– Readout for knobs
– Redesigned GUI
– Catalina & Big Sur(Intel/M1) support

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T-De-Esser by Techivation 0 (0)

Remove sibilance and harshness, fast

You can use T-De-Esser to:

  • Remove harshness from sound sources that were closely mic’d.
  • Manage sibilance in vocals and dialog in a transparent manner.
  • Treat irregular tonal balance caused by the poor recording quality.
  • Reduce the glare from unnecessarily bright guitar and piano recordings.
  • Tame piercing synth sounds.
  • Control the high-frequencies in overheads’ transients, such as snare, hi-hats, or clash.
  • Give more dynamic range to your tracks while mastering, due to the reduction of unnecessary high frequencies.

T-De-Esser can streamline your audio project workflow by saving you both vital time and effort. It works as effectively on individual tracks as it does on buses. It performs admirably in a wide range of implementations, from sound design and post-production to the most demanding of mastering applications.

Graphic user interface (GUI)

Visuals can distract your hearing, digital graphs are very likely to affect your decision-making when it comes to setting the values. T-De-Esser, however, helps you just stay focused on the output sound, rather than how things change visually as you tweak the settings.

Whilst there are only a few knobs and buttons on the GUI, each has a huge impact on the audio sound improvement. Less is more, so just to avoid getting caught in the trap of making infinite, minuscule tweaks, we made sure only to have the essential options available for you on the GUI.

The options available are designed in a way to quickly give you a pleasant sound in just a few adjustments.

Quick yet powerful.

TT-De-Esser has been designed with simplicity in mind. It is fast to set up and easy to use, yet allows you to adjust the processing to your needs.

Turning the processing knob starts the plug-in’s operation, you then set how intense you want to go according to your taste. There are 4 frequency bands available to choose between, choose depending on where the harshness and sibilance are coming from.

Available as

Windows 7 and up as 32 / 64-bit VST3, and 64-bit.
Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) – macOS 10.15 (Big Sur) as 32/64-bit VST and AU, Intel and M1 Rosetta 2 Macs
Pro Tools AAX coming soon.

 

STR-X by Arboreal Audio 0 (0)

The STR-X was built to be a simple but powerful, digitally-oriented guitar amp, one which isn’t based off of any pre-existing analog models. Tonally, it is capable of high gain, modest crunch, and cleaner tones with some added heat.

Mode: The Mode control in the center of the amp changes the crossover point that feeds the pre-amp distortion (after the “X” pedal-style distortion). Normal will give you a solid low-end, with retained clarity in the mids and highs even when cranked. Thick drops the crossover point lower, resulting in greater intermodulation of the distorted signal, and a fuzzy tone ready for a sludge or doom sound. Finally, Open separates all of the low-end from the mids and highs for a tight and bright tone, perfect for fast palm-muted playing or any situation where the low-end of the other two modes might be excessive.

X: This mysterious knob works like a one-knob distortion pedal (inspired by the Ibanez Tube Screamer), with filters that focus the tone on the mid-range the further it’s driven—good for an extra bump before the amp, dialing in a lead tone that cuts through everything else, or for tightening the bass on Thick mode while still remaining truly Thick.

Gain: This is the pre-amp drive section, ranging from not-quite-clean to a heavy wall of distortion. At high gain, the texture varies significantly, depending on the Mode used. This stage generates asymmetric distortion and both even and odd harmonics.

Master: This knob provides the output gain of the amp, with added distortion as well. Although not claiming to emulate any particular type of tube, it does generate the symmetric, odd-harmonic distortion you’d expect from pentode tubes. With low pre-amp gain, you can use this knob to dial in fairly clean tones down low, and bright crunch up high.

New In v1.1::

  • Mac OS X Catalina/Big Sur and M1 Mac Support.
  • 4x oversampling with option for higher-quality, linear phase oversampling when rendering.
  • “De-kinked” preamp distortion algorithm for more accurate asymmetrical distortion.
  • Expanded range of tone controls.
  • Allow option for using v1.0 tone controls.
  • Fully resizable GUI (VST3 only).

https://arborealaudio.com/2021/07/11/str-x-v1-1/

VariMoon by Analog Obsession – VST, VST3, AU (WIN / OSX) 0 (0)

VariMoon

Famous 600 Style Vari-Mu Compressor/Limiter with extra features!

Features

– Input Atten: -18 to +18dB range. Internally compensated input knob to drive circuit and get more or less compression.

– Release: 6 selectable release time with their own compression curves.

Position 1: 0.3sec

Position 2: 0.8sec

Position 3: 2.0sec

Position 4: 5.0sec

Position 5: 2/10sec (Auto-Release up to your signal)

Position 6: 0.3/10/25sec (Auto-Release up to your signal)

– DC Threshold: No confusion! It’s working like regular ratio. 2:1 to 10:1

– AC Threshold: No confusion, again! It’s working like regular threshold with 50dB range.

– OUTPUT: -18 to +18dB Make-Up Gain to compensate compressed signal

– MIX: Will let you blend compressed and dry signal.

– HPF: 20 to 500Hz HPF to keep low frequencies from sidechain circuit. So, compressor won’t touch to low-end.

– EXT-SC: This will let you use external signal to compressed input signal.

– BIG ORANGE BUTTON: Plugin Bypass

– ANALOG OBSESSION (LABEL): Oversample

Fixed Attack Time: 10ms

22/6/2021 – v5.0 Update

– Improved DSP and circuit design

– Added 4x oversampling

– Readout for knobs

– Redesigned GUI

– Catalina & Big Sur(Intel/M1) support

Available Formats

VST/VST3/AU | Mac 10.9 – 11.X

VST/VST3 | Windows 7 – 8 – 10

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Youlean Loudness Meter v2.4.3 x64 x86 STANDALONE VST AU AAX WiN MAC [FREE] 0 (0)

Youlean Loudness Meter helps you find the true perceived loudness of your audio and prepares it for TV or streaming services release.

Join the thousands of recording studios that already use it.

100% accurate metering
The plugin is calibrated and tested against ITU-R BS2217 testing materials.
It satisfies all requirements defined in ITU-R BS.1770 document.

Changelog

V2.4.3 – February 14, 2021
Fixed choppy scrolling in menus on macOS
Fixed forced dedicated GPU switch on macOS. Now the current GPU will be used if possible
Fixed default preset not loading correctly
Fixed loading custom preset does not change the GUI size
Fixed meter in FCPX getting disabled in Big Sur
Fixed OS preventing editing files after drag and drop
Fixed using multi-file drag and drop could lead to incorrect analysis if channel settings are preselected
Fixed app moving up when resizing the window on macOS
Fixed installer not working in 32 bit Windows
Fixed potential huge RAM usage with VST3 plugin
Fixed GUI flickering in some DAWs on older macOS systems
Fixed Time Code not working in some situations in Pro Tools
Updated VST3 SDK to the 3.7.1
Added support for Apple Silicon
Added warning when sample rate is incorrect in the app
If the sample rate is missing in the app preferences, a default sample rate will be used
Removed momentary window knob
Simplified buffer settings in the app preferences
Ignore master volume setting in app preferences is now disabled by default
Changed view settings icon (hopefully more clear now)
macOS 10.9 is now a minimum system requirement for macOS
Other small UI, UX improvements

https://youlean.co/youlean-loudness-meter/