I love every single plug in that Waves comes out with. I have just about all of them and use them frequently. The Vocal Native bundle is comes with a plug ins that can really get your vocals to top quality by just adding one of the plug ins to your effects rack. The DeEsser is very good at getting rid of the unwanted sounds that come with recording vocals. I use this plug in a lot and almost every time I load up Pro Tools. Pro Tools as some plug ins that came with it that can do the same thing but it requires more effort to use them. The DeEsser by Waves will do most of the work for you just by using presets and not having to do too much tweaking. It saves me so much time on vocals just by using the presets they already have loaded up.
Installing this software does not take a long time, but it is not quick because you are installing all of the plug ins that come with the Vocal Native Bundle, which there are 6 of them. It runs great on my Mac running version 10.5 and even on my Macbook running Mountain Lion.
Renaissance Axx is another great plug in that is perfect to be used with my guitar; it has the perfect kind of compressors to add to guitar racks. I have used other guitar plug ins as well but none of them can do what this plug in can do. The only change I would make with it is to have a bigger selection of effect types or more effect presets. It does require you to do a little more work on your own over a guitar plug in like Guitar Rig. All of these plug ins are easy to use and they do not use a lot of your CPU. CPU is something that can get chewed up quickly especially when working with Pro Tools because it by itself will eat your CPU.
Waves Vocal Bundle comes with DeBreath, Waves Tune LT, Renaissance Channel, Renaissance DeEsser, Renaissance Axx, and Doubler. This bundle will give you everything you need to edit, fix and transform your vocals quickly. This is hands down the best vocal bundle that you can purchase on the market! It does come at a high price though, it costs over 600 dollars but it is worth it big time. I have been using all of the plug-ins that come with this bundle very frequently. I use at least one of them for every single session that I have opened and having this bundle has made me uninstall a few other pitch correction software programs that I have purchased over the last 3 years because this is just that good. It works great on my Windows XP computer, and I have used all of this bundle in Reason, Cubase, and FL Studio. But I mainly use this bundle in Pro Tools because that is where my main mixes and masters come from.
Waves Tune LT will let you get your perfect pitch in real time. You will have the ability to just change certain notes or change the whole vocal all together. It will give you full control over the vocal pitch per note that you may want changed. Renaissance Channel has some of the best vocal compression that I have used over the last few years. The EQ is also very good with Renaissance Channel.
The Renaissance DeEsser will get rid of all of the “SHH” sound in your vocals and it does it automatically without going in and having to EQ each little part that may have that sound in it. The DeEsser has become essential to my workflow over the last 20 or so recording sessions. It has helped out so much.
Doubler is another key component out of this bundle. It has the ability to turn a dry vocal into a textured full and rich vocal with one click. Just use some pitch mod, and some delay and you will have that true “double” sound that you need in your music and you don’t even have to really double anything manually.
All of the plug-ins in this bundle have worked great and never crashed on me. This bundle is essential for anyone who is an engineer or wants to have full control of the sound and pitch of their vocal recordings. After you use this bundle you will use no other ones.