Avid Audio Plug-in Activation Card – Tier 2
Whether you want to smooth, improve, shape, warm up, beef up, dirty up, or do other creative things with your mixes, getting the plug-ins you need is now easier and more affordable than ever with Avid Audio Plug-In Activation Card Tier 2.
Classic Compressors Bundle
Bring some mojo to your mix. Vintage compressors do more than just tighten up a mix—they add warm vintage tone thanks to analog circuitry and vacuum tube technology. The Classic Compressors Bundle—which includes BF-2A, BF-3A, Purple Audio MC77, Fairchild 660, and Fairchild 670—gives you software reproductions of incredible vintage compressors. These compressors look, sound, and work just like the classic hardware that shaped the sound of popular music over the last 40 years. Bring some mojo to your mix—get the Classic Compressors Bundle today.
Legendary Focusrite sound. Modeled after their Red Range hardware counterparts, the Focusrite d2 and d3 plug-ins deliver high-quality equalization and professional dynamic control. d2 is designed for the audio professional who requires the highest levels of performance and maximum versatility in a software-based equalizer, providing multiple modular configurations. d3 provides flexibility and versatility through separate insert configurations in addition to its highly impressive sonic characteristics. Both the d2 and d3 interfaces closely emulate their respective sibling Red Range hardware units, with their red brushed-aluminum panel graphics, illuminated pushbuttons and rotary control knobs.
Console-style mix bus compression. Go from subtle dynamics smoothing to extreme compression squashing. Impact features a clean and well-organized user interface that emulates the look of a console mix bus compressor. With support for multichannel tracks up to 7.1 and sampling rates up to 192 kHz, Impact is ideal for professional music and post environments where critical control of dynamic program material is essential. Impact includes four selectable compression ratios and variable controls for Attack, Release, Threshold, and Make-up Gain. The interface features a Gain Reduction meter that replicates an analog meter with an animated bouncing needle, displaying authentic ballistics as it meters gain reduction. Impact also includes a side-chain input, enabling you to use any Pro Tools audio track as an external key.
SC2 compressor and VC5 meequalizer. In use by top producers worldwide, JOEMEEK gear is the secret weapon that gives your sound the character and excitement it deserves. Legendary producer Joe Meek used to say, “If it sounds right, it is right.” His masterful use of non-linear, sometimes severe compression defined his sound. This great-sounding bundle includes emulations of two of his classic hardware designs—the Joe Meek SC2 Photo Optical Compressor and VC5 Meequalizer.
A world of sonic possibilities. Combining the best features of audio effects and vintage synth modules, the Moogerfooger® plug-in bundle opens new frontiers for sonic exploration. Featuring authentic analog designs, gorgeous and smooth graphics, and meticulously crafted signal processing, Moogerfooger plug-ins deliver the essential sound and responsive interface of the analog originals. All four of the following Moogerfoogers are available together in this specially priced bundle, including the Moogerfooger Ring Modulator, Lowpass Filter, 12-Stage Phaser, and Analog Delay.
Maximize mix loudness. Developed from the ground up, the Avid Pro Limiter AAX plug-in lets you maximize the loudness of your mix—in up to 7.1 surround—without distortion or harshness. Designed to be completely transparent sounding, Pro Limiter prevents audio from clipping and pushes the volume of your mix further, while preserving the sonic quality and underlying dynamics of the performances. Pro Limiter offers a variety of features that go beyond capabilities found in most other limiter products, providing detailed and nuanced control of the audio signal loudness. Thanks to AAX DSP optimization, Pro Limiter handles monster-sized Pro Tools | HDX mixes with ease, delivering the exceptional sound quality and DSP efficiency. Featuring exceptionally clean and transparent sound, Pro Limiter sits well in the mix while maintaining tight control over output levels.
Pro Multiband Dynamics
Shape your sounds. Featuring the lowest possible latency, 7.1 multichannel support, and unique features to control and shape your sound with precision, Pro Multiband Dynamics is a powerful Pro Series 64-bit AAX plug-in that will help you deliver master-quality productions with ease. Shape great sounding mixes fast by selectively compressing or expanding audio in up to four frequency bands. Get precision control by applying upward expansion and downward compression only to signals that go below or above the threshold. You can even output each band into separate busses for additional processing. Plus, with its easy-to-use interface, graphic frequency band display, and versatile metering, you have all the feedback you need to hone in the perfect sound.
Low-end power you can feel. Bring a thunderous presence to film and TV soundtracks, beef up instrument sounds, and boost the boom in your music with Pro Subharmonic—an epic-sounding Pro Series 64-bit AAX plug-in that enables you to generate low frequency signals an octave lower than the source. The synth offers a wealth of features that enable you to take precision control of the low end, including MIDI control of the effect’s frequency range. Punch up bass and percussive sounds for creative music applications. Or bring explosive power to soundtracks in audio post by feeding signals into L/R and LFE (low-frequency effects) channels. With a wide range of controls and an easy-to-use interface, Pro Subharmonic provides a booming addition to your bottom line.
Smooth tube-style EQ. Featuring smooth, sweet EQ and an extremely high-quality tube audio signal path, Pultec equalizers are renowned for their versatility and ease of use—grab a knob, give it a twist, and everything sounds great. The Pultec Bundle features three classic equalizer plug-ins, including the Pultec EQP-1A, Pultec EQH-2, and Pultec MEQ-5. Based on studio classics from the early 1960s, Pultec EQ plug-ins look, sound, and behave like real analog EQs. And they sound great on just about anything—from instruments to vocals, to stereo mixes for mastering.
Reel Tape Suite
Elusive magnetic vibe. Bring the unmistakable warmth and punch of analog tape to your mix with the Reel Tape Suite. This powerful collection of three plug-ins—Reel Tape Saturation, Reel Tape Delay, and Reel Tape Flanger—will beef up your mixes and add that elusive magnetic vibe to your live sound. Reel Tape Saturation models the inherent warmth of classic analog tape machines and tape formulations with astounding accuracy, instantly infusing your music with an authentic “old-school” feel. Reel Tape Delay and Reel Tape Flanger duplicate electromechanical delay and flanging effects and give you real-time control over every nuance of these classic techniques. Featuring streamlined interfaces with intuitive controls, these incredibly useful and easy-to-use plug-ins will become indispensable elements in your audio arsenal, whether you’re mixing digital recordings or live sound.
World-class reverb processing. If you’re looking for a reverb of uncompromising sonic quality that’s also easy to use, look no further. Reverb One is a powerful AAX reverb processor that gives you complete control of the reverberant characteristics of your mix. Reverb One is equally at home in music, post-production, and sound design applications that require the utmost in clarity and precision. Built from the ground up to satisfy demanding audio professionals, we subjected Reverb One to critical listening tests at every step in its development. The result? A powerful and versatile reverb that can compete with any software or hardware reverb processor on the market today. Reverb One is compatible with Pro Tools | HD, Pro Tools, and VENUE family systems, and is available in AAX DSP/Native and TDM plug-in formats.
Foolproof compressor and limiter. If you want a great-sounding, flexible, and easy-to-use compression tool, this is it. Smack! is a professional compressor/limiter plug-in designed specifically for music applications—but it can handle virtually any kind of audio material with amazing results. Featuring three compression modes, unique compression ratios, and harmonic distortion, Smack! will help you bring a wide range of sonic variations to your mix. The plug-in supports side-chain processing, multichannel track types, and the full range of Pro Tools sample rates and plug-in formats. Automatic gain reduction controls the volume of just about any source in a very “musical” manner—adding fullness, intelligibility, and excitement to any track. Plus, an intuitive interface with the look and feel of vintage devices enables you to create a huge range of tonal colorations with a minimal set of controls.
Drum hit and sounder replacement. SoundReplacer allows you to replace or mix an existing audio track with new samples from your sound library. You can retain a track’s original feel by matching the timing and automatically adjusting the dynamics of the replacement sound to match the changing levels of the original performance. Use up to three separate samples used to blend with or completely replace an original performance. You can also control which sample is triggered at a given time based on variations in amplitude within the original performance.