Do you want your music to be radio-ready? You need a dynamics plug-in. Sweetwater offers a huge range of dynamics processors to shape and mold your music into a work of art.
If you’re looking to upgrade your existing tools, check out our selection of upgrades and expansions. On the other hand, if you want to buy full versions, the first thing to do is to determine which platform you want the plug-in to run on. We offer plug-ins for both Macs and PCs, so make sure you get one that's compatible with your operating system. Many of the plug-ins we offer come with an instant download option, so you don't have to wait for the boxed version if you're in a hurry.
Does your music run close to current styles? If so, you know how essential understanding dynamics processing is to creating any sort of popular music. Properly applied compression, limiting, gating and other features of dynamics are important components of a professional-sounding track. If you're not sure which of those you need and what they do, Sweetwater is here to clear it up!
Have you ever wondered how, in professional tracks, the voice can go from a whisper to a roar without losing clarity? The main technique used to accomplish that is compression. Compressing your track makes loud parts quieter and quiet parts louder. This is especially useful on tracks with drums. If you're really going for the professional feel, buy a plug-in with multiband compression. This type of compressor lets you compress individual frequency ranges differently, giving you even more precise control over your dynamics processing.
Want to expand the dynamic range of your music or get rid of noise? Consider one of our plug-ins with an expander or a gate. For example, if you want to make quiet parts in your track even quieter, set an expander so it reduces the signal when it drops below the level of your instruments. You'll get a track with increased dynamics. A gate is another type of tool that can perform useful duties. Set it to reduce your track to complete silence once your signal falls below the threshold level. This provides a completely clean track between the parts you want to hear.
Are you a special effects junkie? Try a dynamic plug-in with sidechaining. Side chaining lets you create effects such as the trance gate or the envelope follower.
Not totally sure what effects you need, or which dynamics plug-in to get? Call your Sales Engineer. They love geeking out on all the features and helping you choose the best plug-ins for your needs.