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Free Mid-Side processing plug-ins... your feedback please!

Post by leigh » Sun May 10, 2009 11:15 pm

Pluggo, OS X

New Freeware: Mid-Side Suite

This pair of plug-ins makes mid-side processing easy! Use the decoder to process mid-side mic tracks into a variable-width stereo field. Or, use the encoder and decoder together, to selectively process mid and side information from a standard stereo track.

http://www.refusesoftware.com/products/feature/10

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I'd love to get some feedback on the naming of these plug-ins. They are named MS from LR (the encoder) and MS to LR (the decoder).

I wanted them to appear sequentially in a plug-in menu, so hence the slightly awkward "MS from LR" (instead of "LR to MS").

Also, I wanted them to appear in that order, to make it intuitive to place an encoder first, then a decoder, when processing standard stereo tracks. Since calling them
"MS Encoder" and "MS Decoder" would sort them alphabetically backwards from how I wanted them, that was out.

Arg, probably just one of those things I'm overthinking...

Again, as with the freeware Polarizer plug-in, I'll do a port to Windows of this if there's interest.

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Post by casey campbell » Mon May 11, 2009 6:21 am

i havent used your plugins, but i must say that i appreciate what you are doing and the work you have put into your stuff. i have downloaded your note to frequency converter (which will be a really nice addition to my studio, rather than using a sheet of paper.

best of luck!

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Post by leigh » Tue May 12, 2009 11:44 am

After some further thought, I renamed the plug-ins... it was just seeming too confusing the way that I had it before.

The plug-ins are now named:

MS Encoder (from LR)
MS Decoder (to LR)

(There's a double-space in the Encoder name, to force it to sort first alphabetically, but you can't see it when viewed in the web browser).

cheers,
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Post by groover » Sat Jun 18, 2011 12:14 am

would love a Win7 version!

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Post by kinger » Sat Jun 18, 2011 9:31 am

groover wrote:would love a Win7 version!
This freebie may be what you're looking for:

http://www.voxengo.com/product/msed/

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Post by groover » Sat Jun 18, 2011 10:35 am

Thanks, but there is no AU version for Windows. To use it in PT I would need a VST to AU wrapper.

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Post by plurgid » Sat Jun 18, 2011 10:48 am

neat stuff you got there. N2F is hugely useful, and the swarm seems pretty fun too.

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Post by leigh » Sat Jun 18, 2011 10:50 am

groover wrote:would love a Win7 version!
Is it not working on Win7?

Are you running the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of Win7?

If 64-bit, there's a note here (a couple posts down) on getting Pluggo to work on those systems:
http://www.cycling74.com/forums/topic.php?id=28087

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Post by Brett Siler » Sun Jun 19, 2011 3:33 pm

What are the system requirements for this plug? I'm using the now ancient PT 6.4 on Mac OSX 10.3.9

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Post by leigh » Sun Jun 19, 2011 3:46 pm

Brett Siler wrote:What are the system requirements for this plug? I'm using the now ancient PT 6.4 on Mac OSX 10.3.9
It runs on whichever systems Pluggo will run on - so you're good with that rig!

cheers,
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