4.7 / 5     (6 votes)
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GTO is a vintage peak compressor, designed like its muscle car name-sake for brute power, pure speed and to make a loud noise.

It has everything you’d expect in a thorough-bred compressor, but tuned for maximum control and ease of use, with its own unique vintage colouring on top. It has a super-fast attack and release and a wide range of threshold, ratio and output boost, so it can cover everything from subtle correction to death-by-compression, with everything in between. With an external sidechain, wet/dry mix for NY compression and a hard limiter too, you can really push this baby to get pumping bass and block-rockin’ beats. The metering covers input, output and gain reduction, showing real-time and peak levels.
  • Vintage style peak compressor with external sidechain, parallel compression and comprehensive metering.
  • Subtle colouring from a home-made blend of harmonics, saturation and noise.
  • Wet/Dry mix control allows blending of dry uncompressed signal for NY style parallel compression.
  • Choice of 2 attack/release curves.
  • Stereo input detection can be linked or unlinked.
  • Distortion reduction for very short release times.
  • Internal or external sidechain routing.
  • Additional 'Internal sidechain only' versions.
  • Optional hard limiting on final output.
  • Metering covers stereo input, output and gain reduction. All meters show actual and peak levels.
  • Adjustable peak meter hold time.
  • Non-linear knobs for precise control at small values.
  • Presets covering all functions and different configurations.
jd Jul 08 2023
Jul 08 2023
It's not working on my pc.
Ben Jul 03 2022
(5 / 5)
Jul 03 2022
I love this compressor. Ive been waiting for years the 64 bit though. Im still waiting for that to happen
esu Feb 01 2023
Feb 01 2023
It never will happen. This was made in Synthedit and the developer quit making plugins years and years ago.
nomentero Apr 10 2022
(5 / 5)
Apr 10 2022
One of my usual compressors. I don't know if it will be one of the best because... I have no ear for subtleties! but I feel very comfortable with its interface.
acl customs Feb 26 2018
Feb 26 2018
Strongly recommend trying this, use it to give your overall track a tightness and shine, team it up with a limiter and good EQ to get the perfect result
amy May 29 2017
(3 / 5)
May 29 2017
It's awesome on the master bus! This baby makes the mix sound great.