Sunday, September 8, 2013

Blue Cat' MB-7 Mixer 2.0 Plug-in with VST hosting

Blue Cat Audio has released v 2.0 of their Multiband MB-7 Mixer plugin. It has "the ability to host up to 4 VST plug-ins per band and sports a brand new modular user interface, with lots of new features and enhancements: a spectrogram display, a new presets manager, multiple display sizes, new MIDI and automation mapping capabilities, and much more..."

Take a look at this show and tell video by Russ Hughes at Protools Expert. Plus there's an exclusive 30% off deal.


  • Multiband mixing console: adjust the levels, panning and "stereoness" of each band separately.
  • Multiband VST Host: insert third party VST plug-ins and process each band independently.
  • Pre and post fader VST plug-in inserts, with full latency compensation.
  • Up to 7 bands, with crossover filters from 6 to 96 dB/Oct for optimal separation.
  • Multiple instances linking: group bands within a single instance or between multiple instances of the plug-in. Modify the spectrum on multiple tracks with a single slider.
  • Bypass, mute, solo on every band.
  • Mono switch on master for mono compatibility check.
  • Dual Mode: independent left and right or mid and side channels control.
  • Complete visual feedback with real time response curves, spectrogram, and levels display for each band.
  • Side chaining made easy: a unique way to perform multi-band side chain compression, ducking, gating and much more.
  • Fully customizable modular user interface, with multiple sizes.
  • No additional latency.
  • Available as: Mac-AAX, Mac-AU, Mac-RTAS, Mac-VST, Win-AAX, Win-DX, Win-RTAS, Win-VST, Win x64-AAX, Win x64-DX, Win x64-VST.
  • Native DSP code for optimal performance.
  • Full MIDI control and automation support with silent, zipper-free parameters update, advanced response control and MIDI Learn.
  • No CPU load on idle: when the plug-in is fed with silence, the processing smoothly shuts down, to optimize the CPU usage of your Digital Audio Workstation.
  • Skinnable and customizable user interface with transparency management.
  • Automation and MIDI output: record output parameters as automation curves or send MIDI CC messages to other plug-ins for powerful side chain effects.
  • Smooth Bypass: activate/deactivate the plug-in with absolutely no noise.
  • Undo/Redo.
  • Full featured integrated presets manager.
  • Any sample rate supported.

Cost $103/79 EUR (20% off) at Blue Cat Audio