Overdriverb: Subtle Stereo Overdrive and Soft Distortion Effect VST VST3 Audio Unit 64 bit Plugin (Fx)
Overdriverb: Subtle Stereo Overdrive and Soft Distortion Effect VST VST3 Audio Unit 64 bit Plugin (Fx)

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Subtle Stereo Overdrive and Soft Distortion Effect

VST VST3 Audio Unit 64 bit Plugin

 


Distortion and overdrive are forms of audio signal processing used to alter the sound of amplified electric musical instruments, usually by increasing their gain, producing a "fuzzy", "growling", or "gritty" tone. Distortion is most commonly used with the electric guitar, but may also be used with other electric instruments such as bass guitar, electric piano, and Hammond organ. Guitarists playing electric blues originally obtained an overdriven sound by turning up their vacuum tube-powered guitar amplifiers to high volumes, which caused the signal to distort. While overdriven tube amps are still used to obtain overdrive in the 2010s, especially in genres like blues and rockabilly, a number of other ways to produce distortion have been developed since the 1960s, such as distortion effect pedals. The growling tone of distorted electric guitar is a key part of many genres, including blues and many rock music genres, notably hard rock, punk rock, hardcore punk, acid rock, and heavy metal music, while the use of distorted bass been also essential in a genre of hip hop music and alternative hip hop known as SoundCloud rap  

Overdriverb is a subtle stereo overdrive and soft distortion effect with a reverb blend and a variable filter tone to producing a smooth overdriven sound with a gritty nuance, suitable for blues, jazz, fusion, rock and more. It can be driven hard without sacrificing dynamic range. Available as plugin in VST and VST3 64 bit versions for Windows as well as in Audio Unit for macOS.

  


Features:

  • Input Gain - Adjusts the amount of incoming signal before being processed. Turn it clockwise to increase the signal or counterclockwise to decrease it.

  • Drive - Controls the overdrive / distortion intensity by providing a range of sonic possibilities from slight tube warmth to harmonically rich overdrive. At lower settings, is cleaner with a smooth breakup. Turn it clockwise for more overdrive / distortion effect or counterclockwise to decrease it.

  • Limiter Threshold - Adjusts the limiter sensitivity. Limits the peak level of a sound to avoid harsh clipping distortion. Turn it clockwise to increase it and anticlockwise to decrease it.

  • Filter Mode - Switches the filter between lowpass, highpass, bandpass, or band-rejection filter types, offering a simple and effective tone control to shape and color the sound source.

  • Presence - Switches a subtle stage to the filter strength.

  • Tone - Adjusts the frequency range to contour the sound, add or regulate brightness. Turn it clockwise for more brilliance of the signal and counterclockwise for darker and warmer tones.

  • Resonance - Emphasize or suppress portions of the signal above or below the defined tone's frequency.

  • Reverb Blend - Built-in reverberation to add ambience and depth with the following parameters: Room Size: Varies the apparent size of the simulated acoustic space. Turn the slider to the right to increase reverberation size, or turn to the left to decrease. Room Width: Adjusts the stereo separation of the wet reverb signal. Turn the slider to the right to increase reverberation width, or turn to the left to decrease.

  • Clean Level - Controls the amount of the dry (unprocessed) signal on the output. Having a separate control for the clean level allows you to balance the clean and overdriven/distorted mix. The distorted signal tends to lose some of the precious low frequency content. The clean signal can be used to add it back in. Turn the slider to the left to decrease or turn it to the right to increase.

  • Output Gain Level - Controls the volume of the processed signal output. Useful for setting the level of the overdrive / distortion effect compared to the clean (dry) signal mix. Turn the slider to the left to decrease or turn it to the right to increase.

  • 20 Presets included. Ability to create new and interesting overdrive and distortion effects with spacey, dark, bright and metallic quality to input signals.

  • Preset Effects List:

     

    #

    Reverb / Delay Preset

    DRY (Unprocessed)

    Instrument

    WET

    (Processed)

    1

    Overdrive 1

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    2

    Overdrive 2

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    3

    Overdrive 3

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    4

    Overdrive 4

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    5

    Overdrive 5

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    6

    Overdrive 6

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    7

    Overdrive 7

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    8

    Overdrive 8

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    9

    Overdrive 9

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    10

    Overdrive 10

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    11

    Distortion 1

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    12

    Distortion 2

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    13

    Distortion 3

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    14

    Distortion 4

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    15

    Distortion 5

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    16

    Distortion 6

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    17

    Distortion 7

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    18

    Distortion 8

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    19

    Distortion 9

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

    20

    Distortion 10

    Unprocessed (Dry)

    Electric Guitar

    Processed (Wet)

      

     

    Overdriverb Subtle Stereo Overdrive and Soft Distortion Effect VST VST3 Audio Unit 64 bit Plugin

    Before you install VST, VST3 or Audio Units plugins, please make sure your computer fulfills the following requirements. Please test extensively the demo version of this product in your host to make sure there are no misbehaviors before purchasing.

     .dll (v2.4) and .vst3 (v3.6.7)

    • Operating System: Windows Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 (64-bit platforms).

    • VST or VST3 compatible host application 32/64 bit: These VST/VST3 software can be "plugged in" to any host application that supports VST or VST3 Technology like: Image-Line FL Studio, Steinberg Cubase Pro, Artist and Elements, Steinberg Nuendo, Cakewalk by BandLab, Cockos REAPER, PreSonus Studio One, Acoustica Mixcraft, Ableton Live, MakeMusic Finale, Avid Sibelius, Magix ACID Music Studio, Magix Samplitude Music Studio and Pro X, Cantabile, n-Track Studio, DarkWave Studio, Bitwig, VSTHost,  SAVIHost among others.

    • An ASIO® sound card is recommended for low latency real-time play.

    • Operating System: macOS Sierra, macOS High Sierra, macOS Mojave, macOS Catalina. We do not officially support older systems such as PowerPC or deprecated versions of Mac OS X. However our plugins may work, but we cannot guarantee any performance on such old systems.

    • Audio Unit compatible host application. They can be "plugged in" to process audio by applications such as Logic Pro, GarageBand, Ableton Live, REAPER, Studio One Professional, Ardour, MainStage and Digital Performer among others.


      

    Limitations of the Unregistered/Demo Version: 

    Same sound quality than the full version. It generates a short beep in all output channels every 10 seconds. Be aware that certain features may not be available.

    The full version is available to purchase, as downloadable software, the price is US$ 24,90


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