Superstar Compressor Plugin
Introducing the superstar compressor plugin. This unique artist cooperation enables you to easily shape the dynamic range of your audio signals while adding characterful punch and presence thanks to robust settings and a simple UI. Aiden Kenway, a YouTube remake legend and producer, helped create Presser. The plugin incorporates recognizable processing chains from his tracks that alter dynamics while also molding the personality of music. Presser offers you a single plugin that may be used to shape transients, add bite, or bind an entire mix.
Artist curated plugin from Aiden Kenway
Creative compressor with Glue, Punch & Heat
Advanced Detector options
Flexible compression stages
Standard parameters for everyday use
Pop & click free bypass
A/B/Copy for comparing settings
Responsive & CPU friendly
Artist-curated factory presets
About Aiden Kenway
Redefining the producer space during his career as an educator and YouTuber, Aiden Kenway trains his 240,000 subscribers in the art of music production. His hit-making music tutorials include over 150 song deconstructions. Using FL Studio, he breaks down and remakes popular rap and hip-hop songs and has accumulated a staggering 20 million views. His rapid ascent has led him to meet and work with many of today’s top producers for artists such as Lil Uzi Vert, Drake and Travis Scott. Aiden continues to lead a new generation of music producers, expanding the boundaries of sound design and music production.
The GLUE control changes the behaviour of the compressor's detector and processor. When set to 0%, Presser will act as a fast peak compressor, taming transients. At 100%, the compression model will behave like a classic bus compressor, providing more sustained changes and a smoother sound.
Use the PUNCH dial to introduce transient punch using a built in dynamic equaliser. Kicks, snares, basslines and more can be made snappier and tighter with this control.
HEAT adds analog style saturation both pre and post compressor, introducing harmonics and sonic artefacts. Adjust the dial from subtle warmth to gritty overdrive.
The CHANNEL LINK dial allows you to choose whether the stereo channels will be processed independently or together. This feature allows for greater control over the compressor's behaviour, enabling subtly different processing on each channel or preservation of the stereo image.
HIGH-PASS controls the frequency of a high pass filter for detection. This helps to reduce the unwanted pumping effect of more delicate compression settings.
It’s a common technique to SIDECHAIN a compressor to a different audio trigger. Of course we had to include it as part of Presser, but with a special twist. The variable control can be set to any level between 0% (normal compression) and 100% (sidechain input only), making for some creative sidechain possibilities.
The Basics, Done Right
With all the compressor controls you know and love, Presser is the first compressor plugin you should fire up. As well as Aiden Kenway's innovative additions, it features all the basic compression parameters you need for everyday use. This makes Presser a versatile and powerful tool for shaping the dynamic range of a wide range of different types of audio. Ratio, Threshold, Attack, Release and Makeup Gain controls are all present and correct, allowing you to fine-tune the compressor's behaviour to suit the needs of the signal and the desired creative effect.
Input, Output, Mix, Bypass & Limiter
Choose to mix the compressed signal with your original raw audio via the MIX ratio control, allowing you to dial down the wet / dry for parallel compression effects. Click the LIMITER button to limit the output of the plugin. Push more signal into the limiter using the OUTPUT setting, resulting in more limiting and a louder result. The BYPASS control is smoothed to be as click and pop free as possible for unhindered A/B testing.
The live visuals of the interface meters show exactly what’s happening to the signal as it travels through the compression stages in real time. This allows for accurate monitoring at every step of the chain.
With many included artist-curated presets, it’s easy to find an ideal starting point for your compression session. Named and categorised, these presets can be applied to all sorts of audio and include everything from subtle shaping to more complex chains with heavily processed compression effects.
- macOS 10.15 or higher
- 64 bit
- Windows 8 or higher
- 64 bit
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