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Blue Cat's Plug'n Script 3.31 Free Update (2021/02/16)

Blue Cat's Plug'n Script - Scriptable audio / MIDI effects processor and virtual instrument

We are glad to announce Blue Cat's Plug'n Script 3.31, a free update for our DIY audio plug-in!

This new version brings many performance improvements, unicode support, a new dsp workload meter, and lots of other improvements and fixes! An updated preview built for the new Apple M1 processor is also available to existing customers.

The update is free for customers (from the link received by email upon purchase), and newcomers can get Plug'n Script at a special introduction price (20% off), until March 15th. Enjoy!

Good Bye 2020 - End Of Year Offers (2020/12/15)

There are even more reasons than usual to be happy to leave 2020 behind us, and hope for the best in 2021... Let's celebrate the end of this year with our traditional winter promotions, with up to 40% off! The promotion will last until January 5th only, don't miss it!

Maybe you have just purchased a product from us? Don't worry: you will get an additional 10% discount on all these promotions, like all existing customers prior to this announcement: check your email. Enjoy!

Freeware Plug-Ins Update (2020/12/15)

Still 100% free, our freeware has just been update! get the latest version of our free plug-ins or the Free Pack bundle that gathers them all.

With many improvements and a few fixes, this is a recommended update for all 7 plug-ins (see details on each product page).

Of course, all this software is 100% free: it requires no registration, dongle, or mailing list subscription (feel free to subscribe here though). Enjoy!

Massive Analysis And Metering Plug-Ins Update (2020/11/12)

Blue Cat's Analysis Pack - Audio Analysis Tools and Audio to MIDI Plugins Bundle (VST, AU, VST3)

Please welcome Blue Cat's FreqAnalyst Pro and StereoScope Pro 2.0, brand new versions of our spectrum and stereo field analyzers: refreshed GUI design, VST3 support, and many new features and enhancements!

Also part of this update: our multitrack analyzers, Blue Cat's FreqAnalyst Multi, Oscilloscope Multi and StereoScope Multi, as well as the DP Meter Pro, with several improvements and a few bug fixes.

The update is free for existing customers, and all 6 plug-ins as well as the Analysis Pack bundle are available at a special re-introduction price (up to 30% off) until December 5th, with even better prices for registered customers (check your email).

Enjoy!

Blue Cat's PatchWork, MB-7 Mixer And Late Replies Free Update (2020/10/05)

Blue Cat's MB-7 Mixer - Multi Band Mixing Plug-in and VST/VST3/AU Host

We are happy to announce the release of Blue Cat's PatchWork 2.43, MB-7 Mixer 3.33 and Late Replies 1.42!

These new versions bring many improvements and fixes, such as tail spillover, hi-res graphics, improved bypassed, improved presets navigation... This free update is definitely recommended!

As usual, download updates from the same location as the original full versions (link received by email). Re-introduction offers are available to new customers (up to 23% off) until November 5th, don't miss them! And if you are an existing Blue Cat Audio customer, you should receive even better deals by email shortly.

Enjoy!

Blue Cat's Axiom 1.5 Released - For Real Amp Lovers (2020/10/05)

Blue Cat's Axiom - Guitar & Bass Amp Simulation With Effects (VST, AU, AAX, VST3, Standalone)

Blue Cat's Axiom 1.5 is now available as a free update! In addition to many improvements and fixes such as fx tail spillover, we have completely revamped the factory presets: more sounds, improved balance between tones, input overload support...

As Leigh Fuge shows in this new Axiom video, if you love real amps, you will love it!

A re-introduction offer (159 USD/EUR) for Axiom is available to new customers until until November 5th. Existing Blue Cat Audio customers who do not already own Axiom will receive an even better deal by email. Enjoy!

Blue Cat's Re-Head Plug-In For Headphones Updated (2020/09/07)

Blue Cat's Re-Head - Head Response Simulator for Headphones (VST, VST3, AAX and Audio Unit Plug-in)

Blue Cat's Re-Head 1.1, a free update for our plug-in to enhance the listening experience with headphones, is now available!

With new headphone profiles and a couple of enhancements and fixes, this is a recommended update! Haven't tried the natural monitoring experience on headphones yet? check out the demo!

You can get the plug-in at a special introduction price (20% off) until October 7th, and existing customers will receive an even better deal by email.

4 Dynamics-Related Plug-ins Updated (2020/07/07)

Blue Cat's Energy Pack - Essential plugins for Dynamics Processing (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

We are happy to announce a free update for our dynamics processors and analyzer: please welcome the new Dynamics, MB-5 Dynamix, DP Meter Pro, and Protector plug-ins, also available in the Energy Pack bundle.

These new versions come with new high resolution graphics, a couple of bug fixes and enhancements (such a new presets browser for Dynamics), and a price drop on Protector. If you do not already have these plug-ins, it's time to try them out!

Don't miss the special re-introduction price on all plug-ins (+ the MB-7 Mixer) and the bundle (Up to 37% off) until August 10th!


DSP DIY Summer With Blue Cat's Plug'n Script 3.3 (2020/06/15)

Blue Cat's Plug'n Script - Scriptable audio / MIDI effects processor and virtual instrument

Please welcome Blue Cat's Plug'n Script 3.3, the ultimate tool for DSP DIY!

With many new features to build your own custom user interface (GUI) and export it with plug-ins, KUIML 2.7 GUI programming language support, and many other improvements and fixes, it is a recommended update!

The update is free for existing customers (from the link received by email upon purchase), and new customers can get Plug'n Script at a special introduction price (20% off), either alone, or as part of the Crafters Pack bundle until July 10th. Enjoy!

Massive Guitar Software Update (2020/05/28)

Blue Cat's Axe Pack - Guitar & Bass Software Bundle

We are happy to release a free update for most our guitar plug-ins and software: please welcome the new AcouFiend, Axiom, Destructor, Hot Tuna and Re-Guitar, also available in the Axe Pack guitar bundle.

With new high resolution graphics and a couple of bug fixes and enhancements, this is a recommended update! And if you do not already own the plug-ins, check out the demos!

Don't miss the special re-introduction price on all plug-ins and the bundle (Up to 40% off) until June 25th!


Blue Cat's Re-Head Plug-In For Headphones Released (2020/05/12)

Blue Cat's Re-Head - Head Response Simulator for Headphones (VST, VST3, AAX and Audio Unit Plug-in)

Blue Cat's Re-Head, the brand new plug-in created to make using headphones easier for musicians and audio professionals, is now available for purchase!

Listening through headphones gives a distinctly different experience compared to listening through studio monitors. Furthermore, prolonged use of headphones can be fatiguing. These are the problems that Re-Head solves for you!

You get get it at a special introduction price (30% off) until June 14th, and existing customers will receive an even better deal by email: check it out!

Multitrack Analyzers Free Update (2020/04/28)

Blue Cat's Multi Pack - Multiple Tracks Audio Analysis Tools (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

Blue Cat's FreqAnalyst Multi, Oscilloscope Multi and StereoScope Multi, our multitrack audio analyzers have been updated, with many performance improvements and a few bug fixes.

The update is free for existing customers, and all three plug-ins as well as the Multi Pack bundle are available at a special re-introduction price (20% off) until May 19th.

Enjoy!

Blue Cat's Axe Pack Updated (2020/03/05)

Blue Cat's Axe Pack - Guitar & Bass Software Bundle

Blue Cat's Axe Pack, our guitar software bundle, has been updated: it now includes the new AcouFiend feedback simulation plug-in.

It is available at a special introduction price (16.5% off) until March 31st.

Enjoy!

Blue Cat's AcouFiend - Now Available (2020/03/05)

Blue Cat's AcouFiend - Creative Acoustic Feedback Simulator Plug-in (VST, VST3, AAX and Audio Unit)

Blue Cat's AcouFiend, the new feedback simulation plug-in announced and demoed at NAMM, is now available for purchase!

You get get it at a special introduction price (25% off) until March 31st, or as part of the updated Axe Pack bundle, check it out!

Existing customers will receive an even better deal by email.

Enjoy!

Blue Cat's Hot Tuna Released (2020/02/04)

Blue Cat's Hot Tuna - Universal Tuner Plug-In

Please welcome Blue Cat's Hot Tuna 1.0, a new tuner plug-in!

Already built into Axiom, it is also available separately, at a special introduction price (30% off) until February 21st.

Enjoy!

Blue Cat's Axiom 1.4 - The Ultimate Pedalboard (2020/02/04)

Blue Cat's Axiom - 40 high quality built-in plug-ins to choose from, or load any third party VST,VST3 or AU plug-in

Blue Cat's Axiom 1.4 free update is here, with a new tuner, new stomp box user interfaces for plug-ins and more!

Customers can get the free update from the link received by email upon purchase, and new customers can purchase Axiom at a special introduction price (149 USD/EUR) until February 21st.

Enjoy!

Mobile-Friendly Website (2020/02/03)

Please welcome the new bluecataudio.com!

With faster servers, our refreshed website is now mobile-friendly and hopefully nicer on desktops too!

Note: if you visit us often, you may have to force your browser to refresh its cache in order to see the update pages and styles.

Enjoy!

New Plug-Ins Announced - NAMM 2020 (2020/01/14)

It's not one but three new plug-ins announced this year, plus Axiom 1.4, a free update for our multi-effects processor!

Please join us at NAMM (booth #16300) to meet the new AcouFiend feedback simulator, The Re-Head plug-in for headphones, and the Hot Tuna plug-in!

Blue Cat Audio @ NAMM 2020 (2020/01/13)

Ready for NAMM 2020?

We are looking forward to seeing you on booth #16300 (ACC North Level 1), with a lot of news this year! Please follow us on our blog or facebook, twitter or instagram to get all the news in real time, and see what we are cooking for you!

Emails and forum support might be a bit slower this week. Don't worry! We will be back full time a few days after the show!

Free Updates For Axiom, PatchWork, MB-7 Mixer and Late Replies (2020/01/06)

Blue Cat's PatchWork - Fully Configurable Plug-Ins Chainer and Multi FX / Standalone Host or Plug-In

Happy new year! We are glad to announce the release of free updates for our multi-effect processors capable of hosting third party plug-ins: Blue Cat's PatchWork, MB-7 Mixer, Axiom and Late Replies.

These new versions add presets exploration and morphing capabilities with "Tones Maps" for 9 built-in plug-ins, new presets for the built-in Wah plug-in, as well as several performance improvements and bug fixes (full list on each product page).

As usual, the update can be downloaded from the same location as the original full version (link received by email upon purchase). And if you do not own these plug-ins, they are still on sale (5 to 25% off) until January 10th!

Enjoy!

Winter Deals Are Here (2019/12/20)

Winter is knocking at the door, it's time for our traditional winter promotions, with up to 50% off! They will last until January 10th only, don't miss them!

Just purchased a product from us? Don't worry: you will get an additional 10% discount on these promotions, like all existing customers prior to this announcement: check your email!

Enjoy!

Ho Ho Ho - Freeware Plug-Ins Update (2019/12/20)

Blue Cat's Freeware Plug-ins Pack II - Download Freeware Audio Plugins (VST, VST3, AAX, Audio Unit) (Freeware)

It has been free for more than 15 years, and it has just been updated: get the latest version of our free plug-ins or the Free Pack bundle that gathers them all.

With many improvements and a few fixes, this is a recommended update for all 7 plug-ins (see details on each product page).

Of course, all these plug-ins are still 100% free: no registration, no dongle, no mailing list... Just download and install them freely. Enjoy!


Blue Cat's Destructor 1.5 - Up to 11 And Beyond (2019/09/23)

Blue Cat's Destructor - Distortion and Amp Simulation Plug-In (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

Blue Cat's Destructor 1.5 is now available as a free update, introducing a new tone maps explorer with 2D presets morphing, a new presets browser, hundreds of new built-in tones, and many other improvements!

Existing customers can use the link received by email upon purchase to download the new version, and new customers can get Destructor at a special introduction price (79 USD/EUR instead of 99) until October 15th.

Other registered Blue Cat Audio customers will receive an even better deal by email shortly. Enjoy!


Blue Cat's Axiom 1.3 - Guitar Tone Crafting Revisited (2019/09/23)

Blue Cat's Axiom - Guitar & Bass Amp Simulation With Effects (VST, AU, AAX, VST3, Standalone)

Blue Cat's Axiom 1.3 is here! This free update is packed with new features: a new presets and sub-presets browser to find and create tones quickly, the new 2D amp tones explorer from Destructor 1.5 with amp models morphing, 2 new distortion pedals, 2 new built-in effects, hundreds of new presets for guitar, bass and effects, and many other improvements!

Existing Axiom customers can download the new version from the link received by email upon purchase, and new customers can get Axiom at a special introduction price (149 USD/EUR instead of 199) until October 15th.

Registered Blue Cat Audio customers who do not own Axiom yet will receive an even better offer by email shortly. Enjoy!


Back to School with Blue Cat's Plug'n Script 3.2 (2019/08/30)

Blue Cat's Plug'n Script - Scriptable audio / MIDI effects processor and virtual instrument

September is almost here... It's time to get back to your DSP DIY projects and build your own plug-in! Please welcome Blue Cat's Plug'n Script 3.2!

This new version lets you export AAX plug-ins for Pro Tools and Media Composer, encrypt the DSP scripts to protect your code, and share any type of data with the user interface. It also includes a new presets browser, full MIDI support for VST3, KUIML 2.6 GUI programming language and many other improvements.

The update is free for existing customers (from the link received by email upon purchase), and new customers can get Plug'n Script at a special introduction price, either alone (79 USD/EUR instead of 99) or as part of the Crafters Pack bundle until September 30th. Enjoy!

Blue Cat's MB-5 Dynamix and MB-7 Mixer Free Updates (2019/07/23)

Blue Cat's MB-5 Dynamix - The All-In-One Multiband Dynamics Processor

Blue Cat's MB-5 Dynamix 2.1 and MB-7 Mixer 3.31 are now available!

These free updates fix an issue with crossover slopes display (which should help reduce the amount of phase shift) and bring many other improvements, including the latest preset browser and VST3 enhancements for the MB-5 Dynamix.

As usual, the update can be downloaded from the same location as the original full version (link received by email upon purchase). If you do not own these plug-ins yet, check out the demo verisons!

Enjoy!

Blue Cat's Late Replies 1.4 Released (2019/07/01)

Blue Cat's Late Replies - Creative Delay & Reverb / Multi FX Plug-In & Host (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

Blue Cat's Late Replies 1.4, is now available, with new built-in effects, hundreds of new presets, a new presets browser, and many other improvements!

The update is free for existing customers (download it using the link received by email upon purchase), and new customers can get Late Replies at a special introduction price (99 USD/EUR instead of 129) until July 21st. Enjoy!

Blue Cat's PatchWork 2.4 & MB-7 Mixer 3.3 Free Updates (2019/06/20)

Blue Cat's PatchWork - Fully Configurable Plug-Ins Chainer and Multi FX / Standalone Host or Plug-In

We are happy to announce the release of Blue Cat's PatchWork 2.4 and MB-7 Mixer 3.3!

These new versions bring many improvements, including a new presets browser with search capabilities, two new built-in plug-ins, full MIDI I/O support for VST3, several third party plug-ins hosting enhancements and much more! It's a recommended free update for all!

As usual, the update can be downloaded from the same location as the original full version (link received by email upon purchase). And for new customers, the MB-7 Mixer plug-in is exceptionally on sale (23% off) until July 10th!

Enjoy!

Launching Analysis & Metering Month Promotions (2019/06/12)

It's time to celebrate the recent update of several of our analysis plug-ins, so let's have special promotions on all our analysis and metering plug-ins and bundles.

Here is the "Analysis & Metering month", with up to 30% off, until July 10th!

Blue Cat's Multi Series Free Update (2019/06/12)

Blue Cat's Multi Pack - Multiple Tracks Audio Analysis Tools (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

We are glad to release a new version of our multitrack audio analysis plug-ins, with a refreshed zoomable user interface, huge performance improvements thanks to background computation, and much more!

The update is free for existing V2 customers (using the link received by email upon purchase), and new customers can get FreqAnalyst Multi, Oscilloscope Multi, StereoScope Multi at a special introduction price (79 USD/EUR instead of 99). Or get the Multi Pack bundle with 13% off, until July 10th. Check out the demo versions!

Enjoy!

Blue Cat's DPMP 4.2 Released - Joins the Dynamics Month (2019/05/21)

Blue Cat's DP Meter Pro - Peak, RMS, Crest factor and Dynamic Range Monitoring, with MIDI CC or Automation Generation

Blue Cat's DP Meter Pro 4.2, a free update for our unique audio meter and side chaining tool, is now available, with an updated zoomable GUI, improved presets management, MIDI output support for VST3 and more!

The plug-in has joined the dynamics month party and is currently available for purchase with 20% off until June 1st. Upgrade is free for existing customers and can be found from the same location as the original download (link received by email upon purchase).

More details about the update and demo downloads can be found on our DPMP 4 product page. Enjoy!

Blue Cat's Protector 2.2 Released - Dynamics Month (2019/04/25)

Blue Cat's Protector - Brickwall Limiter Plug-in (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

Blue Cat's Protector 2.2, is now available, with a brand new user interface, improved algorithms with lookahead and many other improvements!

The update is free for existing customers (download it using the link received by email upon purchase), and new customers can get Protector at a special introduction price (79 USD/EUR instead of 99), check out the demo!

Now that all our dynamics processors have been updated with the new Blue Cat Audio look and feel, it's time to celebrate! We are launching a dynamics month with special offers on our dynamics plug-ins: Blue Cat's Dynamics (23% off), MB-5 Dynamix (33% off) and the Energy Pack bundle (25% off).

Also, existing customers will receive extra discounts by email shortly. Enjoy!

Making The Re-Guitar Plug-In (2019/03/18)

Thank you all for the great feedback we keep receiving about the new Re-Guitar plug-in!

Today we'd like to share with you the story of the birth of the Re-Guitar plug-in. Discover how this new plug-in was built, and what it takes to create such tone modeling software with cat's ears.

Enjoy!

New Re-Guitar Plug-In Now Available (2019/03/12)

Blue Cat's Re-Guitar - Guitar Pickup And Body Simulator (VST, VST3, AAX and Audio Unit Plug-in)

Enough teasing! We are very excited to release today Blue Cat's Re-Guitar, our new guitar tone simulation plug-in that transforms the tone of your instrument by changing the pickups, digging the body or emulating an acoustic guitar, all inside the box!

Re-Guitar is available as a built-in plug-in inside the Axiom multi effects processor or separately. Get it now with our introduction offer on Axiom (-20%), Re-Guitar (-30%) and the Axe Pack bundle (-17%), until April 5th!

Existing Axiom customers will get the built-in Re-Guitar plug-in for free with the Axiom 1.2 update, and other registered customers get a larger discount on Re-Guitar (-50%) and Axiom (-30%): check your email!

Enjoy!

Re-Guitaring Video Previews (2019/02/21)

Still working on Re-Guitar, but...

We have previews for you! Check out the first videos of "Re-Guitaring" ever, it's on our blog!

Enjoy!

Blue Cat's Dynamics 4.2 Released (2019/02/07)

Blue Cat's Dynamics - Compressor, Gate, Limiter, Expander, Waveshaper Plug-In (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

With a brand new GUI, dual lookahead support and many other improvements, Blue Cat's Dynamics 4.2, is now available!

Price has dropped to 129 EUR/USD, and the plug-in is currently available for purchase with 23% off until February 28th. Upgrade is free for existing customers and can be found from the same location as the original download (link received by email upon purchase).

More details about the plug-in and demo downloads can be found on our all-in-one dynamics processor page. Enjoy!

Back From NAMM 2019 (2019/02/01)

We are back from NAMM 2019!

It was an incredible show! We were thrilled to get great feedback on the upcoming Re-Guitar plug-in and our latest updates on other plug-ins. We are happy to share with you our NAMM 2019 pictures. Check them out!

Announcing New Re-Guitar Plug-In @NAMM (2019/01/23)

Blue Cat's Re-Guitar - Guitar Pickup And Body Simulator (VST, VST3, AAX and Audio Unit Plug-in)

We are happy to unveil today Blue Cat's Re-Guitar, a brand new guitar tone simulation plug-in that can completely transform the tone of your instrument: change the pickups, dig the body or emulate an acoustic guitar, in the box!

The plug-in will be demoed at NAMM this week on booth #16300, and more details are already available on the Re-Guitar plug-in page.

Re-Guitar is expected to be released around Q2 2019. It will be available as a built-in plug-in inside Axiom (delivered as a free update) or separately. At this occasion, Axiom is available with 25% off until January 31st. Enjoy!

Announcing Big Updates @NAMM (2019/01/23)

We are happy to announce significant (free) updates to Blue Cat's Dynamics, Protector, FreqAnalyst Multi, StereoScope Multi and DP Meter Pro, including refreshed Graphical User Interfaces and several new features, as explained here.

These updates are expected to be released later this quarter and will be demoed this week at the NAMM Show on booth #16300. If you are a registered customer, you can already access to preview versions on the full version download page (link receied by email upon purchase). Enjoy!

Blue Cat Audio @ NAMM 2019 (2019/01/22)

We are on our way to NAMM 2019!

We are looking forward to seeing you on booth #16300 (ACC North Level 1), with a brand new guitar plug-in and several significant updates! Please follow us on our blog or facebook, twitter or instagram to get all the news in real time!

We might be slower to respond to emails and forum posts this week. Don't worry! We will be back full time on February 1st!

Blue Cat's MB-5 Dynamix V2 Released (2019/01/10)

Blue Cat's MB-5 Dynamix - The All-In-One Multiband Dynamics Processor

Happy new year! We are very excited to finally unveil today Blue Cat's MB-5 Dynamix 2.0, a new version of our multiband dynamics processing plug-in announced at NAMM last year(!). The user interface has been completely redesigned, and the plug-in now offers better control over the dynamics response, external side chain support and many other new features and enhancements (full list on the plug-in page).

The plug-in is available for purchase with 20% off until January 31st (and the Energy Pack bundle with 25% off), while existing customers get an extra 11% discount (check your email!) during the same period. Upgrade is free for customers who purchased the plug-in in the past two years, and previous customers will receive an upgrade offer (for a small fee) by email.

More details about the plug-in and demo downloads can be found on the MB-5 Dynamix multiband processor page. Check it out!

Year-End Deals Launched (2018/12/13)

It's the end of the year, it's time to celebrate our 15 years in the audio software business and the arrival of 2019 (expecting many updates and new software...)!

We have launched our year-end promotions, with up to 40% off! They will last until December 31st only, don't miss them!

Just purchased a product from us? Don't worry: you will get an additional 10% discount on these promotions, like all existing customers prior to this announcement: check your email!

Enjoy!

Blue Cat's Freeware Pack Update (2018/12/13)

Blue Cat's Freeware Plug-ins Pack II - Download Freeware Audio Plugins (VST, VST3, AAX, Audio Unit) (Freeware)

We are happy to announce the update of all our free plug-ins! The Free Pack bundle that gathers them all now also includes the Free Amp plug-in.

With refreshed zoomable user interfaces, performance improvements and a few fixes, this is a recommended update for all 7 plug-ins (see details on each product page).

Of course, all these plug-ins are still 100% free: no registration, no dongle, no mailing list... Just download and install them freely. Enjoy!


PatchWork, Axiom, Late Replies and Destructor Updated (2018/12/07)

Blue Cat's Axe Pack - Guitar & Bass Software Bundle

We are happy to announce the release of Blue Cat's Axiom 1.12, Destructor 1.41, Late Replies 1.31 and PatchWork 2.31.

These new versions mainly bring performance improvements and a few bug fixes: audio analysis tasks (spectrum analyzer or guitar tuner) are now performed in the background, so that they do not impact audio performance anymore.

These updates are free for existing customers (using the link received by email upon purchase). Enjoy!

Create VST, VST3 and AU Plug-ins With Plug'nScript 3.1 (2018/11/30)

Blue Cat's Plug'n Script - Scriptable audio / MIDI effects processor and virtual instrument

We are thrilled to finally unleash Blue Cat's Plug'n Script 3.1!

This new version is now available as a standalone application, in addition to most common plug-ins formats. And it now lets you export your creations as independent VST, VST3 or Audio Unit plug-ins!

The update is free for registered customers, and if you do not own the plug-in yet, it is available for purchase for $79 or 79 EUR (instead of 99) until December 15th, check it out!

As usual, the update for V3 users can be downloaded from the same location as the original full version (link received by email upon purchase).

Blue Cat's MB-7 Mixer 3.2 Released (2018/11/20)

Blue Cat's MB-7 Mixer - Multi Band Mixing Plug-in and VST/VST3/AU Host

Blue Cat's MB-7 Mixer 3.2 is here!

With drag and drop support for plug-ins, performance improvements, an impulse response loader for the built-in EQ and several fixes, this is a recommended free update for registered customers!

If you do not own the plug-in yet, don't miss our promotion: it's $99 or 99 EUR (instead of 129) until November 30th, check it out!

As usual, the update for V3 users can be downloaded from the same location as the original full version (link received by email upon purchase).


Blue Cat's Late Replies 1.3 Released (2018/11/12)

Blue Cat's Late Replies - Creative Delay & Reverb / Multi FX Plug-In & Host (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

Blue Cat's Late Replies 1.3, a new version of our creative delay plug-in is now officially available!

This new release adds drag and drop support for plug-ins, impulse responses support for the built-in EQ plug-in and several performance improvements. This is a free update for registered customers, and if you do not own the plug-in yet, you can get it for $99 or 99 EUR (instead of 129) until November 30th, check it out!

As usual, the update for registered customers can be downloaded from the same location as the original full version (link received by email upon purchase).

Enjoy!

Blue Cat's PatchWork 2.3 Free Update (2018/10/22)

Blue Cat's PatchWork - Fully Configurable Plug-Ins Chainer and Multi FX / Standalone Host or Plug-In

Blue Cat's PatchWork 2.3 is now available!

With drag and drop support, several performance improvements and impulse responses support in the built-in EQ pug-in, this free update will definitely improve your workflow, check it out!

As usual, the update for V2 users can be downloaded from the same location as the original full version (link received by email upon purchase). If you are still on version 1, an upgrade link is available from the same page.

Enjoy!

Axiom 1.11 Maintenance Update (2018/10/19)

Blue Cat's Axiom - Guitar & Bass Amp Simulation With Effects (VST, AU, AAX, VST3, Standalone)

We have just issued a maintenance update for Blue Cat's Axiom: it fixes several issues with built-in delays (see product history for details).

It is recommended to update if you have installed version 1.1 of the plug-in or standalone application.

Guitar Month - Axiom, Destructor and Free Amp Updates - Promotions (2018/10/09)

Blue Cat's Axe Pack - Guitar & Bass Software Bundle

October will be the "Guitar Month" on bluecataudio.com!

We are happy to announce the release of Blue Cat's Axiom 1.1, Destructor 1.4 and Free Amp 1.1. These new versions now support drag and drop for an optimal workflow, and they can now load and manipulate impulse reponses (IR).

At this occasion, we are launching promotions on guitar software (up to 25% off), available until the end of the month. Don't miss them! Updates are free for existing customers (using the link received by email upon purchase).

Also, check out our new video tutorials for Axiom and the free guitar presets for Axiom, Destructor and Free Amp!

Enjoy!

Mac OS 10.14 Mojave Compatibility (2018/10/01)

Have you migrated to the new MacOS "Mojave" yet?

Check out our Mojave compatibility test report before you do!

Guitar Contest Launched (2018/09/17)

Back to school? It's time to practice your instrument: we have just launched a guitar contest with prizes worth $1799, and we would like to hear you play!

Just grab one of our guitar amp simulation plug-ins and record a video of yourself playing along Martin Miller's backing track provided by jtcguitar.com to enter the competition.

Check our guitar contest page for details and exact contest rules!

Blue Cat's PatchWork 2.2 Free Update (2018/09/07)

Blue Cat's PatchWork - Fully Configurable Plug-Ins Chainer and Multi FX / Standalone Host or Plug-In

Blue Cat's PatchWork 2.3 is now available!

This new version includes 4 new built-in audio effects (reverb, harmonizer, wah, mute), many new presets and major performance improvements: this is a recommended free update for everyone, check it out!

As usual, the update for V2 users can be downloaded from the same location as the original full version (link received by eail upon purchase). If you are still on version 1, an upgrade link is available from the same page.

Enjoy!

Rockin On A Free Amp (2018/07/10)

Blue Cat's Free Amp - The Free Guitar Amp Sim Plug-In (VST, AU, AAX, VST3) (Freeware)

We are very happy to announce the release of Blue Cat's Free Amp, a brand new amp simulation plug-in that is entirely free!

Using the Destructor dynamic distortion engine, Blue Cat's Free Amp offers three amp models for a wide range of guitar tones. You can also download 20 additional free presets by Hans Van Even for the plug-in.

Check it out, it's a simple free download: no registration required, no limitation and no dongle, it's a Free Amp!

Blue Cat's MB-7 Mixer 3.1 Released (2018/06/18)

Blue Cat's MB-7 Mixer - Multi Band Mixing Plug-in and VST/VST3/AU Host

Blue Cat's MB-7 Mixer 3.1 has been released!

This new version includes 28 built-in audio effects that can be applied to individual frequency bands, and dozens of new features and enhancements improving the workflow and performance: this is a recommended free update for everyone, check it out!

Enjoy!


Blue Cat's Late Replies 1.2 Available (2018/06/05)

Blue Cat's Late Replies - Creative Delay & Reverb / Multi FX Plug-In & Host (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

Blue Cat's Late Replies 1.2, a new version of our creative delay and multi effects plug-in is now available!

This free update adds new built-in effect plug-ins borrowed from the new Axiom, and many new presets. Check out the full change list for more details.

The update is available from the same location as the original full version (link received by email upon purchase). If you do not own the plug-in yet, check out the demo!

Blue Cat's Destructor 1.32 Free Update (2018/05/15)

Blue Cat's Destructor - Distortion and Amp Simulation Plug-In (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

Blue Cat's Destructor has just been updated! This free update includes the new randomize feature and all the new factory presets that were created for the release of Axiom.

As usual the update can be downloaded from the same location as the original full version (link received by email upon purchase). If you do not own Blue Cat's Destructor yet, check out the demo!

Enjoy!

Guitarists & Bassists Watch Out - Axiom & Axe Pack Released (2018/04/19)

Blue Cat's Axiom - Guitar & Bass Amp Simulation With Effects (VST, AU, AAX, VST3, Standalone)

Blue Cat's Axiom 1.0, the new generation of multi effects processors and amp simulation software for guitar and bass is now available, within the new Axe Pack bundle or separately!

With its powerful dual amp simulation based on Blue Cat's Destructor, its 40 built-in effects and the ability to load third party plug-ins, Axiom will bring your axe beyond the limits, check it out!

Special introduction offers are available for both Axiom and the Axe Pack bundle until May 19th, and upgrade paths are available for existing customers during the same period. Don't miss it, check out the demo!

Blue Cat's Late Replies 1.1 Free Update (2018/04/05)

Blue Cat's Late Replies - Creative Delay & Reverb / Multi FX Plug-In & Host (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

Blue Cat's Late Replies, our creative delay and multi effects plug-in has just been updated!

This new version brings many Graphical User Interface enhancements (including GUI zoom), new presets management features, major performance improvements and fixes a couple of issues. Check out the full change list: it is a recommended (free) update, available from the same location as the original full version (link received by email upon purchase)!

If you do not already own the plug-in, it is available for purchase at 99 EUR/USD instead of 129 until April 20th, check it out!

Blue Cat's Destructor 1.3 Free Update (2018/03/19)

We are happy to unleash Destructor 1.3, a free update for our distortion and amp simulation plug-in.

With a new "minimized" amp-style view, multiple performance enhancements, new clean guitar amp presets (and many other improvements), this is a recommended update!

As usual the update can be downloaded from the same location as the original full version (link received by email upon purchase). If you do not own Blue Cat's Destructor yet, check out the demo!

Enjoy!


NAMM 2018 Announcements (2018/01/29)

NAMM 2018 is now over... Check out what we have announced and demoed at NAMM this year! A new product for your guitar and bass tones, major products updates and free previews already available for existing customers... There's a lot to be released later this year!

Also we have extended the 20% discount offer on Blue Cat's Destructor and Late Replies until we are back from NAMM. That's two more days to take advantage of this very special offer, don't miss it!

Please Welcome Blue Cat's Axiom (2018/01/23)

Blue Cat's Axiom is our new multi effects processor and amp simulation software for guitar and bass. We are very excited to unveil this new software at the NAMM Show this week, on booth #16300.

You can already read more details about Blue Cat's Axiom on our blog. At this occasion we offer 20% discount on Blue Cat's Destructor and Late Replies until the end of the show.

Keep connected!

Year-End Deals Launched (2017/12/15)

It's the end of the year, it's time to celebrate the arrival of 2018: We have launched our year-end promotions, with up to 40% off! They will last until January 10th only, don't miss them!

Just purchased a product from us? Don't get mad: you will get an additional 10% discount on these promotions, like all existing customers prior to this announcement: check your email!

Enjoy!

Blue Cat's Destructor 1.2 Released (2017/11/21)

Blue Cat's Destructor - Distortion and Amp Simulation Plug-In (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome Blue Cat's Destructor 1.2!

This free update mainly adds GUI zoom (up to 2x), retina displays support, and a new installer for Mac. Presets management has also been improved, and a few minor issues have been fixed (full change log on the Destructor plug-in page).

Also, new legendary guitar tones presets crafted by Hans Van Even are now available for download for free. You can check the presets in action in our legendary guitar tone videos.

As usual, the update is free for existing customers, and new customers can purchase the plug-in with 10% off until December 5th. Enjoy!

Blue Cat's PatchWork 2.1 Is Here (2017/11/09)

Blue Cat's PatchWork - Fully Configurable Plug-Ins Chainer and Multi FX / Standalone Host or Plug-In

Blue Cat's PatchWork 2.1 is here! Our virtual patchbay for plug-ins has now become a powerful multi effects processor on its own: it now includes 25 built-in audio effects (borrowed from Late Replies), 75 new effect presets and a fully zoomable user interface (GUI).

An overview of the new features is available on our blog. As usual the update is free for existing PatchWork V2 owners and can be downloaded from the same location as the original full version (link received by email upon purchase).

Enjoy!

Blue Cat's Plug'n Script V3.01 Maintenance Update (2017/10/19)

Blue Cat's Plug'n Script - Scriptable audio / MIDI effects processor and virtual instrument

Blue Cat's Plug'n Script 3 has just been updated to fix a problem with exported VSTs for Mac that were not properly detected by host applications.

Please download the latest version (3.01) if you intend to export VST plug-ins for Mac.


Blue Cat's Plug'n Script V3 Released (2017/10/17)

Blue Cat's Plug'n Script - Scriptable audio / MIDI effects processor and virtual instrument

We are happy to finally unveil today Blue Cat's Plug'n Script 3.0, a new version of our audio & MIDI scripting plug-in. The user interface has been completely overhauled, with a new workflow and the ability to export your creations as independent VST plug-ins.

The plug-in is available for purchase with 20% off until November 5th, while existing customers get an extra 10% discount (check your email!) during the same period. Upgrade is free for customers who purchased the plug-in since last update, and previous customers will receive an upgrade offer (for a small fee) by email.

More details about the plug-in and demo downloads can be found on the Plug'n Script scripting plug-in page. New features are also covered on our blog. Check it out!


MacOS Sierra Compatibility (2017/09/28)

Ready to migrate to MacOS High Sierra, Apple's new operating system released this week?

Blue Cat Audio plug-ins should run fine on this new system, with just minor limitations and changes. Check out our plug-ins compatibility test results for more information.

New Colors For Your Guitar Tones (2017/09/12)

With the recent addition of Blue Cat's Late Replies to our guitar plug-ins collection, you now have access to an incredible number of guitar tones and effects, with just a few of our plug-ins.

Wondering how? Check out these new guitar demo videos demonstrating our new creative delay plug-in combined with Blue Cat's Destructor tone builder inside PatchWork!

Enjoy!

Blue Cat's Late Replies Released (2017/08/24)

Blue Cat's Late Replies - Creative Delay & Reverb / Multi FX Plug-In & Host (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

We are happy to unleash today Blue Cat's Late Replies, a new creative delay and multi effects plug-in, capable of hosting third party plug-ins anywhere in the signal path - even in the feedback loops.

The plug-in is available for purchase with 25% off until September 17th, while existing customers get an extra 15% discount (check your email!) during the same period.

More details about the plug-in, video examples and demo downloads can be found on the Late Replies creative delay plug-in page, check it out!

Follow Blue Cat Audio on Instagram (2017/08/07)

Heads Up! You can now follow Blue Cat Audio on Instagram!

We will be using this new account to let you know what is going on behind the scenes: it's a new window to the dark side of the cat!

It is also the opportunity for you to connect with us with the #bluecataudio hashtag. See you soon on Instagram!

Destructor In The Studio Videos (2017/07/05)

We have teamed up with Eli Krantzberg to offer you free tutorials about Blue Cat's Destructor in the studio: in these videos, Eli shows you how he uses Destructor to both record and mix guitar parts for a TV underscore cue he is working on.

Guitarist connected straight into the box, the series relates the chase for the perfect guitar tone, from clean rhythm settings to screaming leads. As you will see, it is as simple as picking up a few presets and tweaking them to your taste.

Enjoy, it's free!

Blue Cat's PatchWork V2 and MB-7 Mixer V3 Released (2017/02/23)

Blue Cat's MB-7 Mixer V3 Released

Blue Cat's PatchWork 2.0 and MB-7 Mixer 3.0, announced last month at NAMM, are now available!

With brand new user interface designs, dozens of new features, improved third party plug-ins support and audio routing, these new versions aim at redefining the user experience and streamlining the workflow.

Both plug-ins are now available for purchase with a special introduction price until March 15th (15% and 10% off). For existing customers, upgrade paths are available. Free update and upgrade offers have been sent by email.

Blue Cat Audio @ NAMM 2017 (2017/01/11)

Blue Cat Audio at the NAMM Show 2017 Booth #6242

We wish you all a happy new year!

What's better than a good trade show to start 2017? If you are in the L.A. area next week, please stop by our booth (#6242) at the NAMM show in Hall A to discover our new software before anyone else!

Yes, we have many surprises to show you... But if you cannot make it, don't worry, we'll post news on social medias during the show. Keep connected!

Destructor, PatchWork and MB-7 Mixer Updated (2016/12/29)

Blue Cat's MB-7 Mixer - Multi Band Mixing Plug-in and VST/VST3/AU Host

Merry Xmas! We found the time to update 3 of our best selling plug-ins before the new year!

These new versions mainly bring a couple of bug fixes and minor improvements that will make your audio life easier. Check out Blue Cat's Destructor 1.11, Blue Cat's MB-7 Mixer 2.54 and PatchWork 1.74!

If you already own these plug-ins, you can get the latest version from the same location as the original download (link received by email upon purchase or registration). If you don't, don't miss our year-end promotions, with up to 25% off!

Enjoy!

Destructor 1.1 Released - Year-End Deals Launched (2016/12/15)

It's the end of the year, it's time to celebrate the arrival of 2017:

Blue Cat's Destructor 1.1 is now available, with several user interface and worklow enhancements, including more than 200 new visual styles. Check it out!

We have also launched our year-end promotions, with up to 25% off! They will last until January 5th only, don't miss them!

Just purchased a product from us? Don't get mad: you will get an additional 10% discount on these promotions, like all existing customers prior to this announcement: check your email!

Enjoy!

Blue Cat's Destructor Updated (2016/11/22)

Blue Cat's Destructor - Distortion and Amp Simulation Plug-In (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

Blue Cat's Destructor, our new distortion and amp sim modeling plug-in has just been updated!

V1.01 mainly brings improvements to the demo version (removing some limitations) and fixes a few issues found in the initial release. The update is free for existing customers and can be found at the same location as the initial full version (link received by email upon purchase).

Full change list is available on the Destructor plug-in page. Enjoy!

Destructor Reviews & Demos (2016/10/14)

Launched earlier this week, Blue Cat's Destructor has already been reviewed a couple of times: Pro Tools Expert, Studio One Expert, and Audiofanzine.fr all truely enjoyed the plug-in!

These reviews, as well as video demos of our distortion plug-in are available on the blog!

Also on the blog this week, Q&A sessions about the inception of the plug-in, and how it can be used for electronic music. Enjoy!

FREE Destructor Tutorial + 30 Days Groove3 Access (2016/10/13)

We have partnered with Groove3 to offer you free 30 days access to 1200 hours of video tutorials, with an awesome in-depth training for Blue Cat's Destructor that covers all the features of the plug-ins in details.

The offer for the free pass expires on October 24th, so don't miss it!

Blue Cat's Destructor Now Available (2016/10/11)

Blue Cat's Destructor - Distortion and Amp Simulation Plug-In (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

We are happy to finally unleash today Blue Cat's Destructor, our tone shaping channel strip and distortion modeling plug-in, capable of simulating many types of distortion, as well as more subtle and clean tones.

The plug-in is now available for purchase with 20% off until 11/11, while existing customers get an extra 10% discount (check your email!) during the same period. More details about the plug-in and demo downloads can be found on the Destructor plug-in page.

You may also want to check out this first guitar-centric review of the plug-in. But don't get it wrong: this plug-ins has a wide range of applications besides guitar and bass amp simulation.

Introducing Blue Cat's Destructor (2016/09/29)

Blue Cat's Destructor - Distortion and Amp Simulation Plug-In (VST, AU, AAX, VST3)

We are happy to introduce today Blue Cat's Destructor, our new distortion and amp sim modeling plug-in, capable of simulating many types of distortion - and it works for subtle and clean tones too!

The plug-in is currently being demonstrated at the AES Convention in Los Angeles (check it out on booth #410) and will be available for purchase on October 11th.

Wether you are a guitarist, bassist, into electronic music, or mixing and mastering, this plug-in was designed for you! If you cannot be at the AES, read more information about Blue Cat's Destructor and listen to the plug-in on the product page or on our blog.

This is also the opportunity for us to introduce a new guitar software category, listing our most useful tools for guitar and bass.

Back With New Logo And New Plug-In (2016/09/19)

Blue Cat Audio Back with a New Logo and New Plug-In

After several months of hard work behind the scenes, We are happy to unleash our new logo and announce the launch of a brand new plug-in, which will be revealed at the 141st AES Convention in Los Angeles, in exactly 10 days.

If you want to see this mystery plug-in in action, please stop by our booth (#410) at the AES!

More information will be posted soon on our blog and social media. So keep connected!

VST3 Hosting Released (2016/05/10)

Blue Cat's PatchWork and MB-7 Mixer can now host VST3 plug-ins

We are happy to release new versions of Blue Cat's PatchWork and MB-7 Mixer that include VST3 plug-ins hosting.

You can now load Blue Cat Audio or third party VST3 plug-ins into both plug-ins, mixing them with VSTs and Audio Units in the same session. More details about this new release are available on our blog.

The update is free for existing cutsomers and can be downloaded from the same link as the original full version (link received upon purchase).

Enjoy!

Massive Plug-Ins Update - Incl. VST3 Support (2016/03/03)

We are happy to release today a massive update for 16 of our plug-ins: Blue Cat's Plug'n Script, Dynamics, PatchWork, FreqAnalyst Multi, MB-7 Mixer, Protector, StereoScope Multi, Liny EQ, DP Meter Pro, Oscilloscope Multi, and our 6 free plug-ins are now available in VST3 format.

So, what's new here? Don't miss our blog post explaining the benefits of VST3. Also, this update includes additional improvements for all plug-in formats regarding presets and skins management, and compatibility enhancements for plug-in hosting. So it is recommended for all customers!

By the way, this update is free and can be downloaded from the same location as the original full version, using the link received upon purchase. Of course, free plug-ins remain fully free!

VST3 Format Announced at NAMM (2016/01/21)

We are pleased to announce the upcoming release of VST3 versions of most our plug-ins. These new versions will be available as part of a free update in February. Please come and see the demos at the NAMM Show, booth #6331.

If you cannot make it to the NAMM, a preview is already publicly available for Blue Cat's Free Pack, check it out!

Also, Existing customers of Blue Cat's Dynamics, , MB-7 Mixer and Plug'n Script can download a VST3 preview of their plug-in using the "next release preview" link at the bottom of the full version download page (link received by email upon purchase).

Please try them out and tell us what you think!

Winter NAMM 2016 (2016/01/20)

Blue Cat Audio at the Winter NAMM Show 2016

It's time for Winter NAMM! If you plan to visit the NAMM show this year, please stop by our booth (#6331 in Hall A)!

We'll be happy to show you our latest demos... and there are surprises too!

Looking for older news? Please consult the 2015 News page.