Nu Compressor

Perpetual License — $300
1-year to Perpetual extension — $225

Overview

Nu Compressor is a multi-purpose track compressor plugin, with carefully-crafted 52 programs.

Each program is a set of 90+ hidden parameters. Following points are varied for each program.

  • Reduction curve shape
  • Envelope generation algorithm
  • Knee shape
  • Static/dynamic control of frequency response and saturation
  • Preferred range of attack time and release time

Features

  • 52 programs with dedicated reduction behaviors and sound characters.
  • Common compressor controls like input gain, threshold, etc.
  • VU ballistic reduction meter
  • Internal and external side-chain input
  • Side-chain input filtering
  • Side-chain monitoring
  • Side-chain input meter
  • Compact display; right panel can be collapsed.

Block Diagram

List of programs

Clear & Smooth

  • Standard Nu Compressor
  • Digital RMS Compressor
  • Moderate Compression
  • Slightly Edgy
  • Polished
  • Cheap Digital

Drive & Saturation

  • Ultra Fast Compressor
  • Transient Crush
  • Fat Bomb
  • High-Mid Screamer
  • Sticky
  • Heavy Drive
  • Solid State Circuit

Snare

  • Tight Snare
  • Smash Snare
  • Unfocused
  • Dist Snare
  • Wires

Vocals

  • Steady Vocal
  • Voice Overdrive
  • Radio Voice
  • Shiny
  • Muscle
  • Backing Vocal

Instruments

  • Ambience Enlarger
  • Attack Killer
  • Too Punchy
  • Pad Compression
  • Tight Lead
  • FET-01
  • FET-02
  • Optical LA

Kick

  • Release Cut
  • Peak Reduce
  • Fat Kick
  • Clear Release

Bass

  • Stable Bass Line
  • Low-Mid Compression
  • Bass Drive

Special

  • Ducking Compressor
  • Broken Compressor
  • Pumping

Bus

  • Nu Bus Compressor
  • Beta Smoother
  • Classical Compressor
  • AM3:48
  • NewTyPe
  • Fifty-Eighty

Unplugged

  • Natural Acoustic
  • Fast Acoustic
  • Warm Air
  • Clear Air

Common Specifications

Operating Systems

  • Windows 8.1 / 10 (64bit only)
  • OS X 10.11.6 - 10.15 (64bit only)

Processor

x64 compatible processor with SSE3 support

Plugin Formats

  • VST2
  • VST3
  • Audio Unit
  • AAX-Native

Note: macOS host applications need supporting unsandboxed plugins.

Common Features

  • Supports 44.1k - 192kHz Sample Rate
  • 64-bit Floating-point Internal Precision
  • Latency Compensation
  • Factory Preset
  • Snapshot (ex A/B Comparison)
  • Undo/Redo
  • Reset to Default