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Blue Cat's Fader Hub
Blue Cat's Fader Hub
"The Network Mixing & Streaming Console, Connecting Musicians Together"
Price: 99€ or $99 (tax incl.)
Blue Cat's Fader Hub - Network Mixing & Streaming Console

Blue Cat's Fader Hub is a network mixing and streaming software that provides an easy solution to play and record with other musicians on a local network or thru the Internet in real time.

MacOSUniversal BinaryWindows Vista or newerWindows x64 (64-bit)VSTVST3AAX64-bit AAXAudio Unit
Also in Bundle: All Plugins Pack

Join the LLAN party! Connect your instrument and play with other musicians over the Low Latency Audio Network (LLAN) thanks to this unique network mixing and streaming console.

Fader Hub features a local mixing console to mix several audio inputs from an audio interface, and a network mixer that can send the local mixdown to other computers over the network, and mix it locally with the audio streams received from them.

It is fully compatible and interoperable with the Connector plug-in. It includes several built-in audio effects and can also load third party VST, Audio Unit and VST3 plug-ins.

Fader Hub can also record the full mix and individual streams to disk, making it easy to record multiple instruments over an IP network.

Thanks to Fader Hub's low latency peer-to-peer connection, every musician with a laptop in a band can easily manage his/her personal headphone mix, while keeping the lowest possible latency for his/her own instrument.

Main Features:

  • Network mixing console: play with other musicians thru a local network or over the Internet.
  • Multitrack recording: record the full mix or individual tracks on your own machine.
  • Built-in effect plug-ins (EQ, Compressor, Gate, delays, reverb...).
  • Load third party VST, vST3 or Audio Unit plug-ins.
  • Supports multiple sampling rates on a single connection (built-in resampling).
  • Built-in drift compensation.
  • Fully compatible with Blue Cat's Connector.
  • Connect up to 8 musicians together (and more by loading the plug-in).
  • Up to 8 local stereo audio inputs (personal mix).
  • Optional audio compression to reduce the bandwidth (powered by Wavpack).

Blue Cat Audio Standards:

  • Available as a standalone application and in most plug-in formats for Mac and Windows.
  • Full MIDI control and automation support, MIDI Learn.
  • No CPU load on idle: processing shuts down when fed with silence (optimal CPU usage).
  • Customizable user interface with transparency & zoom.
  • Smooth Bypass: noiseless plug-in activation / deactivation.
  • Undo/Redo.
  • Full featured integrated presets manager.
  • Copy/paste the state of the plug-in between instances.
  • Any sample rate supported.

Typical applications: Network audio, live sound, multitrack recording, personal headphones mixing, online jamming, remote collaboration, remote recording, online music teaching, distributed mixing, plug-in host.

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Demo Limitations:

  • Limited number of instances of the plug-in per session.
  • The application or the plug-in is regularly bypassed for a few milliseconds.

System Requirements


  • An Intel or Apple Silicon processor.
  • Mac OS 10.9 or newer.
  • For the plug-in, any VST / Audio Unit / AAX compatible application (64-bit) .
  • For the standalone application, a Core Audio compatible audio interface.


  • An SSE2-enabled processor (Pentium 4 or newer).
  • Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows 7, 8 or 10.
  • For the plug-in, any VST / AAX compatible host software (32 or 64 bit).
  • For the standalone application, an ASIO, MME or WASAPI compatible audio interface (ASIO recommended).

For more information about supported platforms, see our Knowledge Base.

Versions History

V1.01 (2024/04/10)

  • Playback, recording and rewind for the application (to synchronize loaded plug-ins) can now be triggered by MIDI.
  • Offline rendering support: hosted plug-ins are now notified when the host is rendering offline (non-realtime).
  • Fixed target IP address lost when loading presets while the LLAN Mixer section is locked.
  • Fixed stereo issues in the audio player when loading mp3 or aiff files on Mac.
  • Fixed audio recording issues under very low latencies and high CPU usage.
  • Reduced GPU usage under MacOS Sonoma, now that Apple fixed their initial graphics performance issue (Sonoma 14.3 and newer required).
  • Fixed displayed name for the plug-in installer on Windows.

V1.0 (2024/01/16)

First version.