TMT - Tolerance Modeling Technology

Brainworx's console emulations feature patent-pending TMT. The product line offers a wide range of sounds, suited for every style of music. These plugins are unique and give you the channel-to-channel variations of real hardware. Not two channels are identical.

The result is an open, big and authentic analog console sound in your DAW.

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Plugins Made by Brainworx

Our team has developed all the plugins you can see below. Get them exclusively at Universal Audio and/or Plugin Alliance. What all plugins have in common? We never compromise on sound.

Special Processing

Brainworx
bx_masterdesk

Brainworx bx_masterdesk perfectly reproduces a high end analog mastering system in a single plugin. Containing everything you need to create professional results bx_masterdesk allows you to master your own material with a minimal learning curve.

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SPL
De-Essers

The SPL De-Essers remove undesired sibilant frequencies simply and precisely without compromising the timbre and character of your vocals. The best analog De-Esser ever made.

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SPL
DrumXChanger

Replacing Drums, the Easy Way. Tired of hooking up complex routings, importing drums, etc.? DrumXchanger utilizes 2 SPL Transient Designers to make zeroing in on the drums a snap.

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ProAudioDSP
DSM V2

DSM V2 analyzes source material to create a custom multiband compressor (Up to 18 bands!) - offering results that no other processor does. Mastering guys, this is for you. Also a great problem solver in mixing.

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Brainworx
bx_panEQ

Brainworx’s powerful panoramic EQ allows you to EQ on any portion of the stereo field. EQ the left or right side without affecting the center. Great for enhancing sounds and fixing issues that no other EQ can fix.

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Brainworx
bx_refinement

Like having an analog tube mastering chain in your DAW. Easily soften harshness in mixes and masters. This plugin gives you that professional touch you hear on your favorite records.

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Brainworx
bx_subsynth

The heart of the legendary dbx 120XP subharmonic synthesizer, with some improvement and add-ons from the BX team. Add sub, punch and saturation to individual signals and busses. The 120XP basically was the .1 in 5.1!

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Brainworx
bx_stereomaker

Make any Mono signal Stereo! Frequency-optimized M/S upmixing plugin quickly and easily converts mono signals to stereo, while remaining perfect mono compatibility.

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Brainworx
bx_boom!

An incredibly simple plugin with just two parameters. bx_boom exists for only one purpose: to make your kick drums thunder!

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SPL
Attacker Plus

Punch up the attack of percussive sounds with this Microplug featuring the attack portion of SPL’s Transient Designer Plus.

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SPL
De-Verb Plus

The De-Verb Plus Microplug employs SPL’s renowned Transient Designer processing to seamlessly pull room tone and/or reverb out of your audio.

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SPL
Mo-Verb Plus

This SPL Microplug allows you to bring up the ambience of a space or the sustain on a transient quickly and easily.

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Guitar & Bass Amps

Suhr
PT100

The Suhr PT100 Signature Edition amplifier is the result of a five-year collaboration between vaunted amp designer John Suhr and world-renowned guitarist/tone aficionado Pete Thorn (Chris Cornell, Melissa Etheridge).

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Ampeg
SVT-VR

Real-Time Tracking and Reamping with the unmistakable Tube Tone of the legendary SVT Bass Amp.

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ENGL
Savage 120

Developed by Brainworx exclusively for UAD-2. The ENGL Savage 120 is a beast of an amp. It´s a Recording Studio Classic, which can be heard on countless albums. Most famous for its metal tones, it also shines on a lot of other genres.

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Gallien Krueger
800RB

Developed by Brainworx exclusively for the UAD-2 platform, the Gallien-Krueger 800RB bass amp plug-in captures the sonics of the original hardware used by the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, No Doubt, and more.

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Friedman
BE‑100

The BE-100 amplifier is the result of years of experience performing tone mods on his various clients’ 1959 Marshall plexis. Developed by BX exclusively for UAD-2 and Apollo interfaces, this plugin amp expertly captures Friedman’s jaw-dropping evolution to the classic plexi DNA.

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Brainworx
bx_megadual

A faithful emulation of perhaps the most popular boutique tube guitar amp ever built.

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Brainworx
bx_rockrack V3

Eight rockin’ amp emulations with 40 pristine recording chains packed into one plugin.

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Brainworx
bx_bassdude

A faithful emulation of the legendary American amp that became the foundation for generations of rock ‘n roll amplifier design.

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Brainworx
bx_megasingle

A faithful emulation of a the legendary sound of a tube rectifier guitar amp.

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Ampeg
B-15N

The iconic bass amp sound of the ’60s and ’70s, exclusively for UAD-2 and Apollo.

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Ampeg
SVT-3 Pro

Track and reamp with a punchy, modern take on the legendary SVT with the Ampeg SVT-3 PRO Bass Amplifier Plug-In.

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Chandler Limited
GAV19T

Legendary tube amp tones with modern touches from Chandler. This is one of the smallest yet most versatile amps you´ll find. It does everything except for ultra high gain.

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ENGL
E646 VS

The ENGL E646 VS delivers the tones required for modern metal--from crystal cleans to high gain goodness. Rock it! Available for UAD-2 and Native systems!

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ENGL
E765 RT

Warm Cleans, Singing Distortion & Crunchy Rock Riffs.

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Friedman
Buxom Betty

Dave Friedman’s Buxom Betty brings together British and American tone in one great sounding package.

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Friedman
Dirty Shirley DS-40

Taking its cue from Marshall’s earliest production amp — the venerable JTM45 — Friedman’s dual 6L6-based Dirty Shirley DS-40 amplifier is renowned for its rich, bell-like clean tones. The DS-40 Amplifier plugin was developed exclusively for UAD-2.

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Fuchs
Overdrive Supreme 50

The Fuchs Overdrive Supreme 50 Amplifier plug-in for UAD-2 and Apollo interfaces expertly captures all of the nuance and tube-powered tone shaping of this legendary boutique amplifier.

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Fuchs
Train II

Fuchs® Train II Amplifier plug-in for UAD and Apollo - boutique tube guitar amp with rich clean and crunch distortion tones, endorsed by Fuchs Audio. Learn more

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TMT Channel Strips

Brainworx
bx_console SSL 4000 E

Approved by Solid State Logic (SSL). 72 channels of classic E series, injected with patent-pending Tolerance Modeling Technology.

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Brainworx
bx_console SSL 4000 G

Approved by Solid State Logic (SSL). 72 channels of classic G series, injected with patent-pending Tolerance Modeling Technology.

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Brainworx
bx_console N

The bx_console takes in-the-box mixing to a new level of analog realism using Brainworx’s new Tolerance Modeling Technology (TMT). The sound of Dirk Ulrich´s personal Neve VXS 72 console in your DAW.

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Dynamics

Brainworx
bx_townhouse

In 1978 the Townhouse Studio crew in London built a Buss Compressor from legendary console parts. The perfect fit for your SSL console plugins!

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elysia
alpha compressor

A faithful software reincarnation of elysia’s legendary $10,000 analog M/S mastering compressor. Dedicated mono / mixing version included as well. Compress in mono, stereo and M/S with this German Über-Comp.

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Shadow Hills
Mastering Compressor

A remarkable and revered audio compressor, modeled by Brainworx exclusively for Universal Audio's UAD-2 platform. 2 compressors in one, best of both worlds.

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SPL
Transient Designer Plus

SPL´s Level-Independent Dynamics Processor. Control Attack & Sustain with 2 simple knobs. A Hit on Drums and All Things Punchy. The built-in and latency-free limiter makes this a perfect audio tool.

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Vertigo
VSC-2

The VSC-2 combines the classic tone of the best VCA compressors from the 70s and 80s with a modern mastering quality signal path. A modern take on the SSL Buss Compressor.

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Brainworx
bx_XL V2

Loud Made Right. bx_XL is an M/S stereo mastering limiter that gives your mixes industry standard loudness easily and without sounding squashed or the artifacts often associated with high performance mastering limiters.

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Brainworx
bx_opto

This extremely musical optical compressor from Brainworx delivers opto tone to tracks and busses.

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Brainworx
bx_limiter

Professional grade low-latency limiter for mono, stereo & multi-channel signals. Perfect for stems and submits. Easy to use, a perfect limiter to bring rough mixes to industry standard level.

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ACME Audio
Opticom XLA-3

LA-2A style opto compressor. Vibey analog emulation of ACME´s opto compressor can be clean, dirty and everything in between. Level vocals or smash drums.

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elysia
mpressor

With ground-breaking features like a gain reduction limiter and negative ratios, the mpressor redefines what a compressor can do. This is a punchy coloring compressor that adds THD and attitude to drums and many other signals.

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elysia
nvelope

Next level transient shaping tool for managing the attack and sustain of your signals. Works great on drums and other individual signals, but also works wonders on busses and the stereo master.

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Millennia
TCL-2

Faithful emulation of this super clean, but sonically flexible, compressor. If you think you have enough compressors already and there isn´t anything new you could hear from a compressor, think again.

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Equalizers

Maag Audio
EQ4

The wonder EQ for vocals and more, even on the master buss the AIR BAND shines. Add that professional sheen to your music. Less phase-shift than traditional EQs, for super natural tone-shaping.

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Millennia
NSEQ-2

Millennia’s premium mixing/mastering EQ lets you choose between ultra-transparent tube and solid-state signal paths. This is about the smoothest mid band EQ you will find. Awesome on individual signals and the master.

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SPL
Passeq

The first hardware passive EQ with 3 separate frequency ranges for both boost and cut is now available as an Analog Code plugin. This is the mightiest passive EQ ever built.

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Brainworx
bx_2098 EQ

A plugin that recreates the sound of a classic British EQ with the addition of Brainworx world class TMT and MS processing.

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Brainworx
bx_digital V3

The M/S EQ! - Future Music’s “Plugin of the Decade”. Master stereo music with Mid / Side technology, and even record M/S microphones with this EQ. Unique filters like the Shifter EQs and Mono Maker complete the package.

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Brainworx
bx_hybrid V2

This powerful, flexible 11-band EQ allows you to quickly identify and fix problem frequencies.

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Brainworx
bx_dynEQ V2

A truly NEW approach to dynamic frequency treatment, with innovative M/S features for results not possible with any other EQ. You won´t believe what 2 bands of EQ can do...

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Brainworx
bx_cleansweep Pro

bx_cleansweep Pro’s incredible array of features and filter types will clean up your tracks and open new sonic possibilities. You can mix a whole song just with this little devil, try it.

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Dangerous Music
BAX EQ

One of the most musical and forgiving EQs on the planet, the Dangerous BAX EQ allows you to sculpt your tracks and mixes like no other. Available for UAD-2 and Native systems via Plugin Alliance.

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elysia
museq

The museq plugin makes elysia´s musical equalizer come alive in your DAW with all the tone and functionality of the original hardware. Smooth sounds and a great selection of standard EQ bands and boutique filters.

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Maag Audio
EQ2

The perfect compliment to the legendary EQ4 and a great standalone EQ.

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SPL
EQ Ranger Plus

Imagine having 181 EQ modules, each designed by a top pro for a specific purpose. There’s never been a faster path to the perfect EQ setting. A different approach to easy EQ-ing.

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Reverbs & Effects

Brainworx
bx_delay 2500

The bx_delay 2500 is an innovative delay plugin that combines a clear interface with signature Brainworx effects processing.

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Brainworx
bx_rooMS

One of the lushest and most realistic reverb plugins in existence, bx_rooMS is a marriage of Brainworx M/S processing and Fiedler Audio TrueSpace technology. So low on CPU, we actually recommend you can use this as an Insert FX on many channels.

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A/DA
STD-1

Analog Bucket-Brigade Delay. A unique analog effects processor with powerful creative features, famous for transforming and widening any signal. Exclusively for UAD-2.

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Utilities/Tools

Brainworx
bx_tuner

Fast, accurate tuning with useful features like adjustable ballistics, muting or dimming. Tune up your axe right before you hit the record button in your DAW.

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Brainworx
bx_shredspread

Intelligent M/S processing will make your doubled guitars, keyboards and background vocal tracks wide and fat. A great tool to have in your arsenal as it automatically avoids phase problems which often occur when mixing doubled guitars and vocals.

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Brainworx
bx_meter

Sophisticated Peak, RMS and Dynamic Range meter provides a detailed look at your audio signal, which will help improve the sound of your mixes. Offers L/R and M/S Modes!

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Brainworx
bx_control V2

M/S Matrix, Stereo Field Enhancement plus Sophisticated Monitoring, and professional Metering. Mono your low end, check your mixes with the Solo features, or record M/S microphones in realtime.

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FREE PLUGINS

Brainworx
bx_subfilter

Shape sub content while adding punch and body to a sound’s core. This is the filter section of the bx_subsynth plugin, free of charge.

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Brainworx
bx_solo

Powerful free tool to get you started with M/S! Includes legendary M/S technology found in Brainworx’s products like bx_control V2.

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Brainworx
bx_rockrack V3 Player

A powerful dose of 26 professionally designed presets that implement all eight amps from bx_rockrack V3. This is a free plugin with professional and usable guitar sounds for your projects.

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Brainworx
bx_cleansweep V2

Extremely powerful Hi/Lo-Pass filters using advanced Brainworx technology

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elysia
niveau filter

FREE! A super simple tone control that works like a set of scales. When you add highs you reduce lows and vice versa. As easy to use as a car stereo tone control, yet really effective with professional results.

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SPL
Free Ranger

Super Simple 4-band graphic EQ with musical curves and an unbeatable price – FREE! The 16k band is made in heaven.

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Stomp Boxes

Brainworx
bx_yellowdrive

Warm to crunch to shred with this classic “Yellow” guitar pedal in plugin form. A great way to boost your guitar signals before hitting an amp sim, just like in the real world.

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Brainworx
bx_metal2

This exacting emulation of the Boss MT-2™ stomp pedal gives you anything from clean guitar tones to total metal mayhem.

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Brainworx
bx_opto Pedal

A simplified version of Brainworx’s bx_opto Tone Monster. Great on guitars, basses and even vocals and drums.

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Brainworx
bx_greenscreamer

The most popular overdrive pedal ever made, faithfully re-created as a plugin.

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Brainworx
bx_distorange

Snarling, grinding distortion relied on by artists ranging from Kurt Cobain to Steve Vai.

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A/DA
Flanger

The A/DA Flanger may be the most legendary pedal flanger ever built. This pedal colored countless spun-out heavy-rock, funk, and reggae tracks of the ’70s into the ’80s.

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Brainworx
bx_bluechorus2

The rich, smooth chorus of the classic “Blue” pedal in plugin form.

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Brainworx
bx_blackdist2

This exacting emulation of the classic ProCo Sound RAT 2™ stomp pedal provides instantly recognizable guitar tones.

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Tone/Character

Brainworx
bx_saturator V2

Add subtle warmth or crushing distortion with this flexible and no-nonsense M/S processor. Cranking up drums and loops, or gently saturating the Side signal of your masters, this is the tool to do it. Amazing presets get you started fast.

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Black Box
Analog Design HG-2

Meet your mix buss’ new best friend. Mastering grade analog Saturation processor from California.

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elysia
karacter

elysia’s charismatic M/S “coloring box” adds analog saturation and tube-inspired tone to your music in the box. From subtle to extreme, this is a versatile tone machine.

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SPL
TwinTube

SPL’s TwinTube hardware is the go-to device for adding tube tone and warmth to digital tracks. This coveted device is now available as a plugin.

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SPL
Vitalizer MK2-T

The SPL Vitalizer applies psychoacoustic and audiometric principles to achieve a verifiable improvement in quality while enhancing the sound.

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