Big, fat, warm, deep, rich, and exciting are just some of the terms used to describe what recording onto a piece of magnetic tape sounds like. Most of all, tape is more musical.
To capture the sound of tape is to capture a living, breathing sound that dynamically reacts to the music going on to it. Two industry-standard machines were precisely modeled. What followed was a year of critical listening and algorithm tweaking, with some help from the expert ears of Slate Digital CEO, Steven Slate.
The result is the Virtual Tape Machines plugin. With models of both a 2 inch 16 track from NRG Recording, and a ½ inch 2 track machine from Howie Weinberg Mastering, the VTM will give your mixes an absolutely authentic analog vibe that will take your mixes to the next level. With added dimension, fatness, depth, and warmth, you'll wonder how you ever mixed without it!
Two tape machine types: 2" 16 track and 1/2" mastering deck Two tape formulations Two speeds: 15 ips and 30 ips Noise reduction control and auto mute Wow & Flutter control Bass alignment control Normal, Low & High Bias settings Level Calibration VU ballistics Grouping control Settings global or per channel Tape reels start and stop in sync with DAW transport