Blue Cat's Gain Suite Tutorials
Blue Cat's Gain Suite - Simple Mono, Stereo and Mid-Side MIDI Controllable Gain Plug-ins (VST, AU, RTAS, AAX, DX) (Freeware)

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Tip - Free Plug-Ins for Commercial Use?

We are often asked this question: “May I use your free plug-ins for my commercial audio project?”. So we thought it was worth clarifying: the answer is YES, do use them! These plug-ins are fully free, with no limitation of … [Read More...]

Tip - Automatic Gain Compensation with Blue Cat’s Gain Suite

Our friend at ModernMixing.com has published a nice (free) tutorial that explains how to use Blue Cat’s Gain Suite multi instances capability to operate as a gain compensation plug-in and trigger distortion without changing the volume. You can use a similar … [Read More...]

Tip - Blue Cat’s Freeware Pack for PowerPC (PPC) Still Available

Did you know that the older Freeware Pack 1.x is still available for download? Why? We are often asked about older versions of our free plug-ins that would work with PowerPCs (Mac) or non SSE2 processors (Windows). We have made … [Read More...]

Tutorial - Connecting Plug-ins with Groups in Cakewalk Sonar

Read Tutorial - Connecting Plug-ins with Groups in Cakewalk Sonar - Create Advanced Custom Side Chain Effects

This tutorial shows how to reuse the envelopes generated by our plugins with output parameters in Cakewalk Sonar using groups. Other techniques exist (using MIDI or Automation curves), but this one ha...[Read More...]


Tutorial - Mid Side Processing

Read Tutorial - Mid Side Processing - An Explanation to Advanced Widening and Narrowing Audio Effects (pdf)

Mid / Side processing explained. Download this tutorial as a pdf file ...[Read More...]


Tutorial - Using MIDI Connectivity in a Modular Host (Plogue Bidule)

Read Tutorial - Using MIDI Connectivity in a Modular Host (Plogue Bidule) - Custom Side Chain Effects

This tutorial shows you how to use the MIDI connectivity of our plugins in a modular host such as Plogue Bidule. We are using the Mac version of Bidule in this tutorial. The scenario here is very sim...[Read More...]


Tutorial - Remote Monitoring and Control with Blue Cat's Remote Control

Read Tutorial - Remote Monitoring and Control with Blue Cat's Remote Control - All Your DAW Parameters in a Customized User Interface

This tutorial shows how to use the Remote Control MIDI control surface and DP Meter Pro audio analysis plugin (DPMP) to monitor and control several tracks in a same screen. Before you read this tutori...[Read More...]


Tutorial - Using Grouping Capabilities of Blue Cat's Gain Suite Plugins

Read Tutorial - Using Grouping Capabilities of Blue Cat's Gain Suite Plugins - Change the gain of several tracks with a single slider

The Blue Cat's Gain Suite free volume control plugins offer the ability to link several instances of the same plugin to control them with a single slider. This tutorial shows how to use this capabil...[Read More...]


Tutorial - Monitoring an effect chain with the 'Multi' Series

Read Tutorial - Monitoring an effect chain with the 'Multi' Series - Example with a stereo widening effect measurement

The 'Multi' analysis plugins series offer the ability to compare the measurements made by several instances within an audio project. In this tutorial you will learn how to use this capability to mon...[Read More...]


Tutorial - Blue Cat's Digital Peak Meter Pro In Samplitude

Read Tutorial - Blue Cat's Digital Peak Meter Pro In Samplitude - Automated Audio to MIDI Control Generation

This tutorial shows how to use the DP Meter Pro audio analysis plugin (DPMP) in MAGIX Samplitude, in order to modify the parameters of an effect on a track according to the envelope of an other track....[Read More...]


Tutorial - Simple Dynamic Stereo Enhancement

Read Tutorial - Simple Dynamic Stereo Enhancement - Mid-Side Audio Processing With VST and DirectX Plugins

This tutorial shows how to use the Widening Meter Pro and the freeware Gain Suite plugins to enhance the stereo perception of a track. It's a very simple example of how to connect the measurements cap...[Read More...]


Tutorial - Using Blue Cat Audio plugins connectivity in Reaper

Read Tutorial - Using Blue Cat Audio plugins connectivity in Reaper - Side Chain Dynamics Processing

This tutorial shows how to use our plugins MIDI connectivity within Reaper. We use Blue Cat's Dynamics plugin as an example, but you can use any other audio plugin which provides output parameters, su...[Read More...]


Tutorial - Real Time Side Chain Dynamics Processing

Read Tutorial - Real Time Side Chain Dynamics Processing - Easy Methodology for Side Chain Compression with DirectX and VST Plugins

This tutorial shows how to perform side chain compression, ducking or gating with the Dynamics plugin and the Gain Suite free plugins. Side Chaining consists in using a track signal to control an ef...[Read More...]


Tutorial - Real Time Ducking: the DPMP as a Voice Over Tool.

Read Tutorial - Real Time Ducking: the DPMP as a Voice Over Tool. - Using MIDI CC for Side Chain Effects

This tutorial shows how to perform real time ducking in your favorite host, using the DP Meter Pro plugin (DPMP). The following example is a typical "Voice Over" situation where you want to add a vo...[Read More...]


Tutorial - How to Use the Free Presets Available on this Website

Read Tutorial - How to Use the Free Presets Available on this Website - Download and Load Shared Plugin Presets

This tutorial shows you how to get and load free presets for your favorite Blue Cat Audio plugin. This tutorial uses Blue Cat's Dynamics for the demonstration but is applicable to all our plugins...[Read More...]


Tutorial - Getting Started with Plug-ins User Interface

Read Tutorial - Getting Started with Plug-ins User Interface - The tips & tricks that will make your life easier

Get used to the user interface features of Blue Cat Audio products! They have been designed for an optimal workflow, so here are the tips and tricks to save time. All these features are explained in d...[Read More...]


Tutorial - Using DXi plug-ins in Sony Vegas

Read Tutorial - Using DXi plug-ins in Sony Vegas - A Solution to the 'My Plugin Does not Show Up in Vegas' Issue

This tutorial will teach you how to use any DXi plug-in in Sony Vegas: Sony Vegas does not support MIDI automation, so if your plug-in supports the MIDI Dxi protocol, it is removed from the plug-ins l...[Read More...]


Tutorial - Export Plugin Presets to Share them with the Community

Read Tutorial - Export Plugin Presets to Share them with the Community - Save your presets in an appropriate format for sharing

This tutorial shows you how to export your presets in order to share them with the community on the Blue Cat Audio website. This tutorial uses Blue Cat's Stereo Triple EQ for the demonstration bu...[Read More...]


Tutorial - Using MIDI Control in Sonar

Read Tutorial - Using MIDI Control in Sonar - Control Your DirectX And VST Plugins

This tutorial will help you understand how to use parameters MIDI control in Cakewalk Sonar. It is applicable to any DXi plug-in (MIDI enabled DirectX plug-in)....[Read More...]


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