Apogee FX Rack Opto-3A -
Optical Compressor Plugin
The Apogee Opto-3A is a vintage compressor and limiter plugin that is part of the Apogee FX Rack suite of plugins that runs natively in your favorite macOS DAW without any Apogee hardware but also has DualPath functionality that allows the plugins to run on Apogee Hardware DSP in Element Series and Ensemble Thunderbolt audio interfaces.
- Optical Compressor/Limiter
- Reproduces the reactive compression characteristics of modeled hardware
- Extended Hf emphasis functionality
- Sidechain HP filter
- Dry/FX Mix
- Runs natively in your favorite DAW on your Mac, no Apogee hardware required
- Runs on Apogee hardware DSP in Element Series and Ensemble Thunderbolt audio
- Mac OS X 10.12.6 or higher - 10.14 Mojave fully supported
- 4GB minimum RAM, 8 GB or higher recommended
- Free iLok account - iLok USK key optional
- Logic Pro X
- Pro Tools 12, Ultimate (ProTools 11 and lower not currently supported )
- Ableton Live 10
- Cubase 9.5 (VST 3 not implemented in this release )
- Please note that any AUv2, VST 1&2, or AAX fully compliant DAW should work
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