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Slate Digital Virtual Buss Compressor Software for Pro Audio Applications (Download)

Slate Digital Virtual Buss Compressor Software for Pro Audio Applications (Download)

Slate Digital Virtual Buss Compressor Software for Pro Audio Applications (Download)

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Product Highlights

  • Suite of 3 Stereo Bus Compressors
  • For Stereo Bus, Submixes & Mastering
  • Modeled on Analog Compressors
  • FG-GREY: Modeled British 4000 Console
  • FG-RED: Modeled from Red-Face Compressor
  • FG-MU: Modeled from Classic 670
  • Use All 3 Emulations or Any Combination
  • Mac & Windows Compatible
  • Operates with AU, AAX & VST Formats
  • Requires iLok 2 or 3 to Operate
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Slate Digital Virtual Buss Compressors overview

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Available for download, the Slate Digital Virtual Buss Compressors are a suite of three compressors, each modeled on analog hardware. Each is designed to impart the tone of its inspiration in addition to its dynamics-taming effects. It includes the FG-GREY, FG-RED, and FG-MU. These are all models of well-regarded bus compressors and are intended primarily for use on stereo submixes, though they'll also work on stereo instruments.

The FG-GREY is an emulation of a classic British 4000-series console compressor, providing a clean sound that also adds some glue to the mix. It can work subtly on the stereo bus, add smack to the drums, and more. The FG-MU goes beyond the standard 670 and other MU compressors to provide a thickness in the midrange and tightening of the low end as it works. It provides smooth, warm, and, if pushed, aggressive compression.

The FG-RED is based on a compressor with a recognizable red-faced design. It's a favorite of famed mixing engineers like Chris Lorde Alge, offering a very punchy tone and is able to retain transient heft even at fast attack times. The FG-RED has a Drive knob that emulates the output transformer of the original hardware, letting you dial it at your desired strength. 

You can run these compressors in series in whatever order you like, and you can run two compressors at the same time. Each compressor has a mix knob for parallel operations. VBC is compatible with Mac and Windows platforms and can operate in AU, VST, and AAX formats.

Note: This software requires iLok 2 or 3 to run. iLok is available separately.

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Slate Digital Virtual Buss Compressors specs

System Requirements (Mac) Quad-Core i5 processor (Quad-Core i7 processor recommended)
4 GB RAM (8 GB RAM recommended)
OS X 10.7 or later (OS X 10.9 or later recommended)
iLok 2 or 3
System Requirements (Windows) Quad-Core i5 processor (Quad-Core i7 processor recommended)
4 GB RAM (8 GB RAM recommended)
Windows 7 or later
iLok 2 or 3
Supported Plug-In Formats VST2, VST3, AU, AAX (32-/64-bit)

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