Free Tools, Samples and deals (collection thread)

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OctopusOnFire
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Re: Free Tools, Samples and deals (collection thread)

Post by OctopusOnFire » Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:22 pm

You've got HOFA's blind test for free (it compares up to 3 tracks) and a paid version that allows you to compare more. It also has a cool shuffle blind test function.

https://hofa-plugins.de/en/plugins/4u-blindtest/

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Mange
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Re: Free Tools, Samples and deals (collection thread)

Post by Mange » Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:02 pm

I like MagicAB for simplicity, mCompare for it´s extra features. Best is the randomized ab-ing of different signal chains. Curious about the masterthemix Reference plugin with it´s "trinity" display. Looks like whatever it´s called in izotopes ozone 8.

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Re: Free Tools, Samples and deals (collection thread)

Post by Mange » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:26 pm

Hi guys, I get another loudness value from Expose than from my other loudness meters. Testing it right now on my MastC02 master. 2LU higher than from my other loudness meters. -12LUFS int with Expose and -14.0LUFS int with all others. Will drop them a note. What do you think of that? Others tested is the Orban offline analysis, Fabfilter Pro-l2, Studio One 3.5 inline and offline and Hofas free meter inline and offline.

edit: great support. Replied almost instantly.

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Re: Free Tools, Samples and deals (collection thread)

Post by Haggerty » Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:34 pm

Same here, I love MagicAB. It's so simple and intuitive to use. If it had a couple of more features I need, I'd use it almost exclusively.

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Re: Free Tools, Samples and deals (collection thread)

Post by OctopusOnFire » Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:28 pm

Another free plugin, this time from none other than Sennheiser.

Name is Ambeo Orbit. It's a binaural panner, and it also integrates reflections, along with a bunch of neat features. Definitely check it out.

https://en-de.sennheiser.com/ambeo-blueprints-downloads

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Re: Free Tools, Samples and deals (collection thread)

Post by Peugher » Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:31 pm

Sounds interesting. Anyone here using Ambeo Orbit? I'd like to hear about it's limitations.

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Re: Free Tools, Samples and deals (collection thread)

Post by OctopusOnFire » Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:43 pm

Peugher wrote:
Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:31 pm
Sounds interesting. Anyone here using Ambeo Orbit? I'd like to hear about it's limitations.
I tested it and it does what it says in the label, but whenever I'm mixing and I want to do something with panning, other than the pan knob I'm using Proximity all the time. What a gem.

I guess Ambeo Orbit could work better if you want to do automation, but I haven't needed it yet.

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