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Blue Cat's Axiom Tutorials
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Tip - Multicore Processing: What is it, and why do you care?

Multicore Processing: What is it, and why do you care?

A new multicore processing feature has been recently introduced to our plug-ins, to get the best real time performance out of modern CPUs. Let's see what's hidden behind this new feature, how it works and why you care about it for your audio effects and instruments. Read More 

Tip - Miaow Wah: The Future of Wah?

Miaow Wah: The Future of Wah?

The Miaow Wah is a plug-in available in AXIOM, Patchwork, Late Replies & MB7 mixer. This is probably one of the most versatile and complete Wah plug-in on the market …  Read More 

Tip - Creating Beautiful Lead Guitar Harmonies

Creating Beautiful Lead Guitar Harmonies

Here’s another great built-in plugin, the Harmonizer. Just like most plugins built into AXIOM, you can also find it in Patchwork, Late Replies or the MB7 Mixer. The difference between …  Read More 

Tip - Blue Cat Axiom’s Built-In Distortion Pedals

Blue Cat Axiom’s Built-In Distortion Pedals

Axiom has a built-in amp simulator, but did you know that it is also loaded with 10 excellent overdrive and distortion pedals, all based on the acclaimed Destructor technology? The …  Read More 

Tip - Phaser vs Flanger: What’s The Difference?

Phaser vs Flanger: What’s The Difference?

Flanger and Phaser are both modulation effects that create deep filters sweeping around the spectrum over time. But they are produced by different means, and they do not sound the …  Read More 

Tip - Built-In Plug-Ins: What’s Included?

Built-In Plug-Ins: What’s Included?

As you’re probably aware, Blue Cat’s PatchWork, MB-7 Mixer, Late Replies and Axiom are able to load third-party plug-ins. But did you know that they also all come with many …  Read More 

Tip - Detailed Axiom Walkthrough And Review

Detailed Axiom Walkthrough And Review

If you’ve ever wondered what is possible to achieve with Axiom, do check out this brilliant video from BenoniStudio. The video is close to an hour long and we think …  Read More 

Tip - Tone Maps: A New Approach To Sound Design And Tone Control

Tone Maps: A New Approach To Sound Design And Tone Control

Initially designed to navigate presets in 2D and create new guitar amp tones in Destructor and Axiom by morphing between presets (See this tone explorer video for more details), tone maps …  Read More 

Tip - Tweaking Guitar & Bass Presets For Live Gigs

Tweaking Guitar & Bass Presets For Live Gigs

From the very beginning, Blue Cat’s Axiom was designed to let you use the same guitar tones in the studio and on stage. In a live situation, you can control …  Read More 

Tip - How to Make Reverb Sound Good

How to Make Reverb Sound Good

Blue Cat’s Axiom, Late Replies, Patchwork & MB-7 Mixer plug-ins all come bundled with a long list of built-in effects, including this unique Reverb plugin. Learn more about its settings, …  Read More 

Tip - How to Optimize a Windows Laptop for Low Latency Real Time Audio

How to Optimize a Windows Laptop for Low Latency Real Time Audio

Have you ever wished that you could use all your virtual instruments libraries for your keyboards or all these incredible virtual amps from your studio for your guitar or bass …  Read More 

Tip - Can you make an electric guitar truly sound like an acoustic?

Can you make an electric guitar truly sound like an acoustic?

Have you ever dreamed playing your electric guitar with a genuine acoustic guitar sound like this? In this tutorial we are going to create an monster acoustic guitar simulation preset …  Read More 

Tip - How To Do Mid/Side Processing With Any Plug-In

How To Do Mid/Side Processing With Any Plug-In

The traditional way to manage stereo streams is to use separate left and right channels sources. There is however another way: by recombining these left and right channels, you can actually …  Read More 

Tip - How to Load and Use Custom Impulse Responses in Axiom & Destructor

How to Load and Use Custom Impulse Responses in Axiom & Destructor

Now that we can load custom IR’s inside Blue Cat’s Axiom (Amp + internal EQ), we thought it was a good idea to write a short tutorial on how to …  Read More 

Tip - 8 Tips To Get The Best Guitar Tone With Plug-Ins

8 Tips To Get The Best Guitar Tone With Plug-Ins

We live in a world with many guitarists, tons of tools and a lot of options to record our beloved guitars. Yet I feel we spend more time practicing than …  Read More 

Tip - Integrated Plug-Ins Control With Blue Cat’s Axiom

Integrated Plug-Ins Control With Blue Cat’s Axiom

If you need to access effects parameters quickly with Blue Cat’s Axiom, you don’t need to launch the plug-in editor every time: you can control the plug-ins that are loaded …  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 for the demonstration but is applicable ... 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 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 


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 


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