Blue Cat revamps its Dynamics plug-in
Blue Cat Audio announces the availability of version 4 of its Blue Cat’s Dynamics, its multifunction dynamics processor for Mac OS X and Windows.
The Blue Cat’s Dynamics 4 has been reworked from scratch and features new GUI and algorithms that expand the compressor, gate, expander, limiter and waveshaper control capability.
Here’s what’s new in Blue Cat’s Dynamics 4:
- Fully redesigned algorithms
- External side chain input
- Control the attack and release shape of the peak envelope
- Improved monitoring, with gain reduction and increase histograms and new envelopes view
- Brand new fully customizable user interface:
- Show/hide what you need
- Meters and curves can now be frozen
- Zoomable GR meters and curves
- Improved readability
- Animated transitions
- New integrated presets manager:
- Load/save presets from the plug-in's user interface
- Organize presets with folders
- Customize the default preset
- Exchange presets easily
- Load Presets using MIDI Bank Select and Program Change
- Copy/paste the plug-in's current state from the presets menu using the system clipboard
- Automation range and response curve can now be customized for each parameter (in and out)
- Automation and MIDI settings (channel, MIDI learn etc.) are now accessible from the main user interface
- Audio Suite support for the AAX version for offline dynamics processing in Pro Tools
- Dynamics response curve is now displayed on the AVID S6 control surface when used with Pro Tools
- Various improvements and fixes
The Blue Cat’s Dynamics 4 is a VST, AU, RTAS, AAX and DirectX plug-in for Windows and Mac OS X 32 and 64-bit. It is available for the introductory price of €/$ 99 instead of €/$ 149 until July 15th. If you bought the version 3 in the past three months, you’ll receive the upgrade for free, older owners can upgrade to v4 for a small fee. You can also download a trial version from www.bluecataudio.com.
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