Hector Lee

Free Limiter Plugin - Goodhertz Faraday Limiter

The Goodhertz Faraday Limiter is a free limiter plugin which, as compared to other limiter plugins, was not designed to be sonically transparent. The Faraday Limiter is a 64-bit audio unit plugin allows you to add a little color to your track if required. Named after the inventor of the electrical transformer, Faraday Limiter’s analog-modelled input/output transformers are responsible for its beefy, harmonically-rich sound. The limiter circuit is smooth yet lively — it can pump faster and further than any limiter we’ve ever heard while retaining its characteristic punch and warmth. Faraday Limiter sounds great on buses, individual instrumen...

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Finding a Media File’s Format Info using QuickTime Player

Sometimes we need to find out the bit depth and sample rate of an audio file, or the quality of the audio stream in a video file. Here I will show you a way that is really quick and does not require any third party app. Open the file with QuickTime Player. Under the Window menu in the menubar, click on ‘Show Movie Inspector’ or use the Command + I shortcut. In this inspector window above, it tells us that this audio file is a stereo 24-bit 48kHz linear PCM wav file. I like that it is able to show me what...

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V-Control: DAW Control on the iPad

V-Control Pro is an iPad app made by Neyrinck which allows you to control your DAW via the numerous control available in V-Control Pro. V-Control Pro works with most DAWs thatare available including Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Digital Performer, Ableton Live, etc. You can check out the list of compatible apps on their website for more details. How does it work After purchasing and downloading it onto your iPad, you will be directed to download a helper app to install onto your workstation that links V-Control Pro on your iPad to your DAW. What this helper app seems to do ...

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