By PSW Staff • December 18, 2014 Two screenshots of new Tracktion Master Mix Tracktion DSP has released Master Mix, a professional stereo mastering-grade plug-in that offers multi-band dynamics processing and equalization. It’s available exclusively at the Tracktion MARKETPLACE on-line store. Designed as an upgrade of the Acuma Labs Final Mix plug-in, which sold for $399, Master Mix ($59.99) has three individual dynamics processors, each with its own set of controls and selectable crossover points. It also has two separate six-band parametric EQs, one located before the dynamics section, and the other after. Each dynamics band is typically used as a compressor, but expansion is also possible. An intuitive dynamics contour edit screen provides easy setup of compressor parameters and fosters creation of an optimized soft knee curve. Master Mix also offers a simple to use noise gate and a soft-clip limiter. “Master Mix is very straightforward,” says Tracktion’s Dave Christenson. “It’s all about maintaining the creative flow. Unlike many mastering plug-ins currently available, Master Mix is easy to understand and quick to use. The perfectly laid-out visual interface keeps all the necessary tools in view, the audio quality is superior to that of Final Mix and a new side-chain implementation provides greater flexibility than before.” Master Mix should be thought of as a mastering quality channel strip, allowing precision manipulation of any track as well as the final stereo mix. Master Mix, and other Tracktion DSP plug-ins such as the Micro Synth Pack, are currently offered at a 50 percent discount introductory price at marketplace.tracktion.com. Tracktion Comments Have something to say about this PSW content? Leave a comment! Cancel reply Scroll past the ”Post Comment” button below to view any existing comments. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed. Tagged with: DAW Downloads Mastering Plugins Processors Product Recording Software Tracktion · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound.