« Crackle and pop remover »Publié le 08/04/11 à 19:49
I've been using the Mercury bundle for half a year or so now, and it's been awesome. I've never experienced a single crash or issue with any of these plugins, including this one. No matter how many plugins I tend to load, my machine still keeps chugging along. The plugin itself is cross platform compatible, so nearly anybody can use this on his or her favorite machine. Personally, I'm a Mac user, so I'm using OS X on a Mac Pro with Logic Pro. There is one issue that I've been having, however. For the OS X users out there, this plugin is a 32 bit plugin. That means that your DAW will need to utilize a special bridge application for this to work inside your 64 bit DAW. It's not a huge deal, but it can be a bit of a pain, depending on how your particular DAW handles the 32 bit conversion.
The plugin is definitely solid, and it does the job. However, I don't have many vinyl recordings laying around. In fact, I have zero. I had to actually borrow one from a friend to test out this plugin and see how well it works. It works nicely, but I simply don't have much of a use for this. That's one of the reasons why I rated it the way I did. It's solid, but I don't see myself ever using this again. I guess you could maybe try it out on something old tapes or something that may exhibit some of these symptoms, but I don't have any of those either. I'm 100% digital at the moment. If you work with vinyl a lot, I'm sure this would be great for you.