A.O.M. Invisible Limiter is a transparent look-ahead brickwall limiter with automatic attack/release-time optimization. The Invisible Limiter's limiting algorithm minimizes the difference between the original and the limited signals. This behavior is appropriate to avoid coloration your material through final limiting stage in mastering. Under ordinal amount of reduction, it is hard to distinguish before and after limitation.Get Demo Purchase License
Transparent brickwall limiting
Final limiting in audio mastering is the place of compromise. You should find the best level of your track, but that is not an easy stuff because making tracks louder often breaks its sound.
Using Invisible Limiter, you can make your tracks louder with minimum sound degradation. The limiter works to minimize the difference between original and limited sound.
Unity Gain Monitoring
It's very hard to avoid the affection caused by sound level. Louder sound often brings better sound impression for listeners, but the same effect leads engineers to a wrong sound judgement.
The idea of Unity Gain Monitoring is very simple -- putting negative gain on output stage. The amount of negative gain is same as makeup gain. Thus, using Unity Gain Monitoring, the makeup gain is cancelled and engineers can concentrate the sound difference through limiting.
Non-oversampling peak limiters have a problem on detecting peaks. The figure below shows peak detection of limiters. Non-oversampling(1x) samples and oversampling(8x) samples result a same analog waveform. Non-oversampling(1x) limiters can't detect the true peak in resulting analog waveform. In contrast, oversampling(8x) limiters can detect and process the true peaks.
Comparison with famous limiters:
- Invisible Limiter (1x)
- Invisible Limiter (16x)
- Pro-L (1x)
- Pro-L (4x)
- Precision Limiter
- Oxford Limiter
- L3 Ultra
Conditions: Same makeup gain for all limiters / -1dB fixed gain after limiting (to avoid overshoots in MP3 encoding) / Settings stay in default except for oversampling settings.
(track use is licensed via jamendo pro.)
- Supports Windows VST and AAX-Native Format in 32-bit and 64-bit.
- Supports Mac OS X VST, Audio Unit and AAX-Native Format in 32-bit and 64-bit.
- Supports 44.1kHz to 192kHz sampling rate.
- Supports up to 64bit floating-point plug-in I/O.
- 64bit floating-point internal precision.
- Latency Compensation (needs DAW's support).
- A/B Comparison.