Apple Silicon Support - We are very happy to announce that we are now offering full native support for Apple Silicon Chips (M1), and the corresponding operating system versions 11 (Big Sur) and 12 (Monterrey).
Regular The RO-SPR is an authentically modeled vintage spring reverb that adds character and just the right amount of psychedelic flair to your productions. It offers 6 different spring types, bass cut, a three-band EQ, as well as spring length and mode control, for the ultimate customizable reverb unit.
Regular Motown’s secret sauce. This vintage tube preamp turns even the most sterile of signals into a rich-sounding production by introducing lush vintage tube saturation and that 1567A sparkle. From gritty vocals to saturated drums and harmonically complex mixes, this vintage classic with a twist can do it all.
Regular The bespoke compressor like no other, where creativity meets innovation. The Koen Heldens KH-COMP1 Signature Compressor is a versatile beast! The unique Hilbert Transformer and the Zero Latency Design will allow for the fastest attack on the market. Great for: literally everything!
Regular The best of a vintage classic for ultimate reverb authenticity. Modeled on THE classic with 6 different materials, the RO-140 offers a virtually infinite amount of customisation options for limitless creativity, while delivering in our signature vintage style.
Regular The realest reel-to-reel effect. Magnetite is our homage to the sound of magnetic recorders. Simply dial in the desired amount of saturation and flutter, and Magnetite will add the analog tape sonics that you’re looking for on your mixes. Great for: snare drums, loops, and vocals.
Regular The optoelectronic godfather. The world’s finest emulation of THE optoelectronic compressor of the late 60s. Let the VLA-2A plug-in feature your signals’ dynamic in a lively and extraordinarily musical way. Great for: vocals, strings, and horns.
Regular A one-of-a-kind EQ with an incomparable IQ. The KH-EQ1 is a semi-parametric 5-band EQ like no other! It features 5 ear-selected frequency ranges that each come with their matching saturation parameter, allowing you to create rich and colorful tracks. Great for: vocals, instruments, buss, and mix channels.
Regular The blue-faced VCA compressor with a darker twist. The BlackAsh SC-5 pays homage to the 80s version of its blue-faced brother and offers the same versatility, only with an external sidechain. This results in different harmonic distortion and a darker sounding audio-path. Great for: drums and vocals.
Regular The perfectionist’s saviour. The Edelweiss`72 channel strip plug-in is a highly dynamic mixing toolchain tailored for picky professionals. Meet a thoughtfully designed plug-in that will improve your mix and give it that final touch it needs to approach dynamic versatility while maintaining sound perfection.
Regular A legendary studio staple, with a unique upgrade. Inspired by one of the most famous leveling amplifiers in studio history, the VLA-FET emulates the distinct circuitry of its 70s counterpart - Lundahl transformers and all - only with the addition of an Auto Fast release mode and a high-pass filter on the sidechain. This plug-in gives you incredible variety and the most intuitive manipulation of dynamics.
Regular An undeniable studio staple for the richest mid-range magic. Inspired by one of the most renowned equalizers in studio history, the VEQ-5 focuses on the power range frequencies from 200Hz to 7kHz for the most colorful and distinct sounding audio out there! Great for: vocals, guitars, and keys.
Regular The digital preamp for vintage audio purists. The VPRE-73 is inspired by one of the most classic preamps in recording studio history. It provides you with the low-end magic, the super smooth high end, and just the right amount of THD required to recreate a unique and classic vibe. Great for: master buss, electric guitars, and piano.
Regular Think the first passive program equalizer in history, but better and more versatile. Inspired by one of the most revered equalizers in studio history, the VEQ-1P gives users multiple options for treating the shelf frequency in an incredibly musical way that’s unmatched. Get velvet-like vintage sound and manipulate highs and lows without affecting the mid-range.
Regular The coveted VCA compressor for versatility. Modelled meticulously on its blue-faced counterpart of the 70s, the BlueAsh SC-5 plug-in offers flexibility with exceptionally fast attack times, giving way to compression on your drum buss and tightening up of dynamic material. Great for: electric guitars and drums.
All the stars of our VLA range in one bundle! Inspired by legendary studio gear, these plug-ins offer that classic 60s and 70s sound with our classic Black Rooster Audio twist.
All the essentials you need to create your best ever track! Kick things off with some authentic vintage reverb, run it through our channel strip and add the cherry on top with our star compressors.
The audiophile’s dream come true. The vintage breeze of classic studio equipment combined with modern day, easy-to-apply digital processing makes this bundle the perfect chain of tools for everyday mixing!
"The Black Rooster plug-in collection is an integral part of my toolkit for mixing. From incredible sounding compressors to rich reverbs, my mixes wouldn’t be the same without them!"
We pride ourselves in creating state-of-the-art plug-ins using the best developers and techniques to support you on your creative journey.
Build the vintage gear-filled studio of your dreams right in your DAW! Our plug-ins are faithfully modeled and always include our signature twist to take them to the next level.
Our user-base includes some of the biggest names in audio today, from producers, to mixing engineers and artists, and we are proud of the community that supports our work.
Black Rooster Audio Plug-Ins (AAX/VST/AU) are compatible with all major digital audio workstations (DAW) and many more.
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