The portfolio of Sonnox offerings that are compatible with Avid’s AAX plugin format for Pro Tools 11 continues to grow.
In June, Sonnox released its Oxford Limiter plugin for the format. Now it’s joined by Oxford EQ, Dynamics, Inflator, and TransMod. All of the updated plugins benefit from the substantially improved AAX plug-in performance over prior versions, which includes time-saving capabilities such as offline bounce to disk, and complete sound parity when sharing sessions between DSP-accelerated and native-based Pro Tools systems.
According to Sonnox, additional AAX plugins will be forthcoming throughout 2013, as they continues to port their entire range to the new AAX format.
There’s one less limitation on Avid’s AAX format.
In other words, Sonnox announced it has launched the Oxford Limiter plugin for AAX. It is available in the Pro Tools HD-HDX + Native version for 295 Euro, or $382.41 at current exchange rates. The Native version of Oxford is 115 Euro, or $149.07.
“The demand for AAX plug-ins has been growing exponentially, as the Pro Tools HDX user base expands,” says Nathan Eames, Sonnox Sales & Marketing Manager, “Our design group continues to work diligently on developing 64-bit AAX versions for the forthcoming Pro Tools 11.”
Sonnox is commemorating the occasion with a 40% discount on their Enhance Collection throughout June. The Sonnox Enhance Collection contains three popular Oxford plug-ins – Limiter, Inflator and Transient Modulator – whose combined punch can greatly enhance any mix.
All three plug-ins are available in AAX format, as well as being compatible with TDM, RTAS, Audio Units and VST formats. See more about the Sonnox Enhance Collection here.
The world of everyone running Pro Tools|HDX, Pro Tools 10 and Pro Tools HD 10 just got a lot more dynamic.
Why, you ask? Because esteemed developer Sonnox has just announced the release of the AAX version of it’s widely respected Oxford Dynamics. A go-to suite in mixing as well as post, this plugin is based on algorithms from the Dynamics section of the legendary OXF-R3 digital mixing console.
There are six individual sections in the AAX DSP and Native versions: Compressor, Expander, Limiter, Gate, Sidechain EQ, and Warmth function. Both AAX DSP and AAX Native versions can be used as a surround buss compressor/limiter, which was previously only possible in the TDM version. The Dynamics also benefits from new meters.
Wait, it gets better! To commemorate the occasion, Sonnox is offering a 40% discount on the Oxford Dynamics March 31st. Visit Sonnox for more details, and to cash it in.
Partnerships can be a beautiful thing. In the audio sector, the pairing between Universal Audio and Sonnox is bearing fruit with today’s release of the Sonnox Oxford EQ plugin for the UAD-2 Powered Plug-Ins platform.
The Sonnox Oxford EQ is available as part of the new UAD Software v6.3 release, and is available for $299 via UA’s Online Store.
UK-based audio software developer Sonnox is a new UAD Direct Development partner, best known for its range of innovative mixing and mastering plug-ins. The popular Sonnox Oxford EQ Plugin, newly optimized for UAD-2 DSP Accelerators and the Apollo audio interface, incorporates the exact equalization algorithms from the well-known Sony OXF-R3 mixing console, which is regarded as being among the best-sounding mixing desks of all time.
With four selectable EQ curves covering a wide array of styles, the versatile Oxford EQ’s novel coefficient generation and intelligent processing provide superior sound quality and myriad creative options.
Sonnox Oxford EQ Plug-In Features:
• 5-band fully parametric EQ incorporating exact algorithms from the legendary Sony OXF-R3 digital mixing console
• Variable HF & LF filters up to 36 dB/Octave
• Four different EQ types — from modern to “legacy” styles — in a single plug-in
• Fully de-cramped HF response
• A/B switches (automatable)
• Intuitive editable graphic display of all EQ/filter settings and adjustments
• Ultra-low noise and distortion
Pro Tools just got a little better.
Avid’s new AAX (Avid Audio eXtension) advanced plug-in format comes in two versions: AAX DSP plugins compatible exclusively with Pro Tools|HDX (TDM is not supported in Pro Tools|HDX); and, AAX Native plugins, compatible with any system running Pro Tools/Pro Tools HD 10 software.
“We’re delighted to be supporting the next generation of Pro Tools users with AAX and are very optimistic about the ProTools|HDX platform,” said Sonnox Managing Director Rod Densham. “The new AAX format will undoubtedly become an established plug-in standard, just as TDM has been. The Sonnox development team has doubled in size in recent months, and is working hard to port all our remaining plug-ins to AAX as soon as possible.”