The Workhorse Mastering Compressor
The T-RackS Classic Compressor emulates that analog, hi-end vintage gear used in mastering applications. This will give you that big, warm sound typical of highly acclaimed hardware devices. This compressor has some unique features on top of standard compressor parameters that make it very flexible but always very musical and creative.
The Sidechain HPF control allows to filter the bass content of the track before it hits the detection circuit; this avoids bass heavy mix elements (like kick or bass) to modulate the compression giving the well known "pumping" effect (unless that's desired).
Also included is a Stereo Enhancement control which works on the stereo field’s width: it practically equals the M/S technique used in mastering applications, or on any stereo tracks; this is a very convenient and quick way to adjust the stereo field width, with a simple control to make it wider or narrow. Conceived as a processor for mastering applications it is equally at home on any stereo source like keys, pianos, drums overheads and such.
This module is included in:
T-RackS 5 Deluxe
T-RackS 5 MAX
The Custom Shop
This audio processor module is part of T-RackS CS "Custom Shop" Mixing and Mastering Plug-In Collection. With T-RackS CS you can:
install all of the available modules at once
directly access Custom Shop online store from the module for immediate trial or purchase
try out any processor for a full 14 day trial period
purchase any module with credits (via Custom Shop) or currency (via Custom Shop or IK online store)
Works within the T-RackS CS Standalone application
High-precision and high-transparency digital processors
Accurately analog-modeled vintage classic devices
Full-latency compensation support
Supports sampling rates up to 192 kHz
DSM and SCC proprietary IK technologies for extremelyaccurate digital models of analog hardware devices
Native compatibility with 64-bit applications and operatingsystems
T-RackS 5 is a 64-bit application and requires a 64 bit CPUand Operating System.
Minimal: Intel Core 2 Duo, 4 GB of RAM (8 GB suggested),macOS 10.9 or later.
Supported Plug-in formats (64-bit): Audio Units, VST 2, VST3, AAX.
Minimal: Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 4 GB ofRAM (8 GB suggested), Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10. Requires an ASIOcompatible sound card.
Supported Plug-in formats (64-bit): VST 2, VST 3, AAX.
NOTE: EQual processor requires an OpenGL 2 compatiblegraphics adapter.
Internet connection is required as all of the Custom Shopoperations are web based.