We're currently living in the age of digital audio. Flanger is an incredibly powerful tool that is essential to any music producer.

But there are so many different Flanger plugins in the music production landscape, so we decided to create the ultimate list of the top Flanger plugins today that will help you find the perfect fit.


Fix Flanger and Doubler

Flanger by Softube



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From the mind of legendary audio equipment designer Paul Wolff comes the new Fix Flanger and Fix Doubler. They take the legacy and sound of classic flanging and vocal doubling of the 1960s, but with all the benefits of the digital world.

In 1979, Paul Wolff formalized a vision which was turned into an exclusive limited edition hardware, that became loved among musicians and sound engineers. In 2015, the Fix Flanger and Doubler is the reincarnation of this vision—a plug-in package that handles hands-on flanging with unique stereo widening methods, as well as vocal doubling with lush chorus and rich textures.

Classic Flanging Reimagined 

The Fix Flanger is versatility personified—this flanger is capable of both classic guitar pedal style flanging with a automatically swept flange as well as direct interaction in the manual mode. A VSO mode features unprecedented hands-on control with emulated servo motor bounce and true cross zero flanging, just like a tape machine. Added features such as tap tempo sweep, unique stereo widening methods and selectable delay polarity makes the Fix Flanger the swiss army knife of flangers.

Doubling Made Simple 

The Fix Doubler delivers texture and extraordinary richness to vocals and polyphonic instruments. The algorithms of the Fix Flanger, combined with a streamlined interface and Paul Wolff's unique Auto Double algorithm, makes it easier than ever to get lush chorus and rich layers to your vocal track. With Auto Double, you can get smooth doubling without flanging at delays as low as 3 ms, which no one has ever been able to do before.




Features

  • Fix Flanger delivers the sound of classic flanging, with extreme control and flexibility
  • Unprecedented hands-on VSO flange control, with servo motor bounce emulation
  • Fix Doubler provides lush chorus and rich textures to your vocals
  • 'Auto Double' uses a unique method of accurate phase-cancellation to make a natural sounding doubler effect
  • No USB iLok key required

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  • Mac OS X 10.13 or newer (older OS versions will not work) (64-bit only).
  • Windows 10 64-bit (older Windows versions may work but are not tested) (64-bit only).
  • Mac: Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7 / Xeon - M1 support pending.
  • Windows: Intel Core i3 / i5 / i7 / Xeon / AMD Quad-Core or newer.
  • Screen resolution 1280x800 or larger.
  • Supported sample rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4 and 192 kHz, in both mono and stereo.
  • 8 GB RAM or more is recommended, as well as at least 8 GB hard disk space for installation (individual plug-ins take less space, while sample libraries may require additional disk space).
  • A Softube account is required to register and install the software.
  • An iLok account is required for authorisation of the software.
  • Internet access for downloading installer and managing licenses.
  • iLok generation 2 and up, if you intend to use a physical iLok dongle for authorizing your plug-ins (note that an iLok dongle is not a requirement).
  • In theory, any 64-bit VST, VST3, AU, or AAX (11.0.2 or higher) compatible host application should work.
  • The most recent maintenance release of the DAW application is recommended.

However, due to plug-in host differences between DAWs - and Softube's own rigorous testing standards - Softube only officially test their plug-ins and instruments in the most recent versions of Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, Live, Studio One, Digital Performer, Reaper and Sonar. Softube plugins are not tested in the non-listed systems, but they most likely work as long as the system requirements are met.

Important note: make sure that you always use the latest iLok License Manager. It is not included in the Softube installer but can be downloaded from www.ilok.com​

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Instant Flanger Mk II

Flanger by Eventide



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Classic Flanging for a Modern Mix

The Instant Flanger Mk II brings the great sound of vintage tape flanging to your plug-in toolbox. An authentic emulation of the original 1975 studio rackmount, the Instant Flanger was famously used on David Bowie’s “Ashes to Ashes” and Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time." A truly versatile tool, engineers and producers have used it for stereo sweetening, subtle modulations, double-tracking, and extreme flanging effects.

Spread the Sound Around with Pseudo Stereo

Turn flat mono guitars into huge stereo leads or have your single-channel synthesizer fill out the sides of your mix with pseudo-stereo. The Instant Flanger Mk II has dual outputs that create three different sonic images - “Shallow”, “Deep”, and “Wide”. Combining “Wide” Mode with the “Low Cut” control is an easy way to place multiple harmonies behind the lead. Fine-tune the resonance of your flanging effect by using the “Depth” and “Feedback” controls.

True End-to-end Emulation

Tape machines use servo motors to run at a constant speed and when an engineer pressed a thumb on the flange and then suddenly let go, the capstan motor servo reacts - overshooting and undershooting as it seeks to recover proper speed. In other words, it ‘bounces’. The Instant Flanger convincingly mimicked this behaviour with its innovative "Bounce" control knob. Use this feature to add a real-world groove to your tracks.




Features

  • Depth controls the intensity of the effect. 100% adds the delayed signal to the dry signal. -100 % subtracts the dry signal from the delayed signal
  • Three distinct flavours of flanging. Set the Mode switch for Shallow, Deep or Wide
  • Manual control allows you to control the ‘comb’ effect by turning the Big Knob
  • Oscillator drives the flanging at a user-defined rate
  • Envelope Follower drives the flanging based on the signal’s amplitude
  • Remote maps the flanging control to a mod wheel for tactile manipulation
  • Bounce mimics the distinctive effect of the tape machine’s capstan motor “hunting” for its proper speed when the engineer's thumb was lifted from the tape reel flange
  • “Side Chain” allows for triggering the Envelope Follower from any source in the mix for inter-track mingling
  • Exercise total control of the Oscillator with Sync and Retrig
  • Tame the intensity by removing low frequencies from the flanged signal with the Low Cut control
  • Distinguishing Flanging from Phasing Since 1975

  • Instant Flanger Ad 1975The method of tape flanging was originally achieved by playing back a track on two separate tape machines and using your thumb to apply pressure to the “tape flange” thereby slightly slowing down one of the machines. In the tape era, before the introduction of electronic effects devices, the terms “phasing” and “flanging” were used interchangeably. Then, in 1971, Eventide released the Instant Phaser which was based on analog filters rather than delay.

  • When the Instant Flanger was released in 1975, the original hardware manual explained “Old model phasing units used analog circuitry to modify the frequency spectrum. Eventide’s Instant Flanger uses a true time delay circuit, producing many more nulls and thus a much deeper effect than previously available with an all-electronic unit.”


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Windows

  • Windows 8 and later (64-bit only) (Windows 11 supported)
  • AAX, VST2, VST3 (64-bit only)

Mac

  • macOS 10.9 and later (64-bit only) (macOS 12 Monterey and M1 Apple Silicon supported)
  • AAX, AU, VST2, VST3 (64-bit only)
  • Please Note: AAX format is only compatible with Intel Macs (until Avid adds native M1 Apple Silicon support).

Important Notes:

  • Eventide tests their desktop plugins in Ableton Live, Cubase, FL Studio, Logic Pro, Pro Tools, and Studio One (However, our plugins should work with any compatible host.)
  • No iLok dongle is required to run this software - only a FREE iLok account/Manager is required for authorisation.

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Flanger BL-20

Flanger by Arturia



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Advanced Modulation Powerhouse

The flanger effect but not as you know it. Based on a beloved studio classic, Flanger BL-20 is unpredictable and inspiring in equal measure, pushing the familiar jet-engine effect into endless modulation territory. Add massive movement and harmonic depth to your mix with the only flanger you’ll ever need.

An Unsung Hero in the World of Modulation Effects

A rare gem that’s renowned for its mysterious complexity. Flanger BL-20’s hardware predecessor may not be a household name, but its hypnotic sound and radical feature set speaks for itself.

Toggle and combine multiple modulation sources, manipulate the LFO shape and stereo spread, plunge harmonic sweeps to uncharted depths. Flanger BL-20 is no ordinary analogue emulation - it’s an FX toolkit gone supersonic.

3 Modulation Sources

Choose between Auto (LFO), Env (internal or external) or Manual, or any combination of the 3, for an array of flanger sounds unlike anything you’ve ever heard.

Stereo Enhancer

Operate Flanger BL-20 in either mono or stereo mode, and manipulate the stereo spread of the modulated signal for ultra-wide presence in your mix.

Zero-Crossing

Due to a tiny delay applied to the dry signal, the modulated signal doubles back over the original starting point, resulting in a classic deep flange with prominent ‘blips’ in the sound.

BBD Warmth

Flanger BL-20 uses authentic bucket-brigade device circuitry replication to emulate the original unit’s gloriously warm analogue response.

Advanced Controls

Change the Auto LFO shape, tweak the stereo spread - Artutia even added an advanced function generator from Pigments. Vintage charm meets cutting-edge.

Presets

A curated selection of 28 presets, giving you instant access to the energetic movement and analogue brilliance of Flanger BL-20.

Reaching Absolute Zero

The flanger effect is achieved by modulating a delayed version of your signal using an LFO. Flanger BL-20 expands this principle in multiple directions. By applying an undetectable delay to the dry signal, the modulated signal is able to reach - and eventually pass over - the original starting point of the signal. This totally cancels out certain frequencies - resulting in distinct dips in the sound. This is known as ‘zero-crossing’ or ‘through-zero’ flanging, perfect for that dynamite ‘80s guitar sound.

Finally, the option of multiple modulation sources gives Flanger BL-20 a uniquely animated quality. Use the default LFO, a responsive envelope follower, or a static manual override - there’s nothing quite like it.

Added Sweetener

A crucial element of Flanger BL-20’s sound is the bucket-brigade device circuitry emulation.

Arturia meticulously replicated this circuitry in virtual form to ensure a pristine analogue response. Not only does BL-20 offer mind-blowing modulation capabilities - it adds that desirable vintage sparkle that plugins often lack.

This makes it a formidable mix sweetener, whatever your style. Enhance your rhythm guitar parts, animate your backing vocal tracks, enrich a repetitive drum loop; whatever your application, it will simply sound better.

Advanced Controls

Flanger BL-20 goes far beyond the familiar flanger principles, retrofitted with cutting-edge functions and parameters to encourage a little healthy exploration. Modulation let loose.

  • Function Generator: For extra flexibility, Arturia added the function generator from Pigments. Use this feature to override the Manual modulation source for a totally customized response.
  • Hi-Pass Filter: Apply a Hi-pass filter on the input signal to moderate the unique zero-crossing sound. Expect clearer frequencies, or interesting regen behavior if you’re feeling adventurous.
  • Auto LFO Shape: By default, the LFO is a simple triangle waveform. Now choose from 4 additional shapes; sine, square, sawtooth and reverse sawtooth.
  • Stereo Offset: Manipulate the stereo spread of the dry and wet signals, and toggle a reverse sweep switch in tandem, for a swirling larger-than-life sound.
  • External Envelope: Trigger the envelope follower using an external source. Get your tracks talking to each other and relish the exciting results.




Features

  • Ultra-flexible stereo flanger with enhanced controls.
  • 3 combinable modulation sources: Auto (LFO), Env and Manual.
  • Perfectly emulated BBD response for coveted warm sound.
  • Arturia's advanced features enhancing the original unit:
  • Zero crossing effect for deeper and more prominent flanger sounds.
  • Stereo Offset and Reverse Sweep controls for stereo spread manipulation.
  • 12dB/oct Hi-pass filter on input signal.
  • The addition of the Function Generator from Pigments, which can override the Manual modulation mode.
  • Choose from 4 additional Auto (LFO) modulation shapes.
  • LFO and Function Generator feature tempo sync rates.
  • External envelope option for extra-responsive modulation.
  • Mono and stereo plugin modes.
  • A selection of 28 curated presets for instant iconic modulation sounds.

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  • macOS 10.13 or later (64-bit only) (M1 Mac not yet officially supported)
  • 4 GB RAM; 2.5 GHz CPU
  • OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU
  • Works in Standalone, VST 2.4, VST 3, AAX (Pro Tools 11 or higher), Audio Unit, NKS

Windows

  • Win 8.1+ (64-bit only)
  • 4 GB RAM; 2.5 GHz CPU
  • OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU
  • Works in Standalone, VST 2.4, VST 3 and AAX (Pro Tools 11 or higher), NKS

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All Arturia software is protected by the Arturia Software Center.

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Antresol

Flanger by D16 Group



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An Incarnation of an Iconic Stompbox you will Surely Appreciate

A Legendary Flanger Resurrected

In bringing the classic stompbox back to life, D16 have created a must-have effect plugin that will appeal not only to performing guitarists but to instrumentalists and producers of virtually any genre: whether it’s rock guitar riffs or melodic synth lines you’re into, you’ll find that the extreme attention to sonic detail coupled with the flexibility afforded by modern technology in Antresol make it the perfect example of what a flanger should be in the modern era. The original, conceived in the mid-70s, quickly became a benchmark for flanger-type effects by offering a uniquely rich character defined by luxuriously harmonious interacting resonances and has been heard ever since on countless classic recordings. That’s why D16 couldn’t resist the opportunity to resurrect the soul of this classic in a thoroughly modern incarnation with Antresol, D16's newest effect in the SilverLine Collection!

Loaded with features way beyond the original

Antresol's users can also enjoy absolute freedom of control over every aspect of the BBD-based delay line (including such nuances as calibration of the linearity of the clocking system or the number of analogue memory cells constituting the backbone of the BBD). Fashioning a flanger sound that is uniquely you yet retains all the richness and warmth afforded by the original, classic circuit design has never been easier!

In addition to the standard parameter knobs found on the face of the original unit, there is also a wide range of deeper parameters available to tweak, such the on-PCB trimpots which would normally be inaccessible without taking the stompbox apart. Some even go far beyond those you could find in common flanger-type effects: a fully controllable LFO (with adjustable phase and rate sync to a host application’s tempo); the ability to delink the stereo channels and control the most important parameters independently for left and right (or mid/side, depending on selected mode), and more. Try the demo today and see where your imagination takes you!

True BBD emulation with Total control

An exceptionally accurate emulation of an impulse-controlled, solid-state analogue delay line (a Bucket Brigade Device) is responsible for the impeccable sonic characteristics found in Antresol. Effects based on high-quality BBD emulations stand out with remarkable, even seductive warmth, and D16 have no doubt that the tremendous success of D16’s first foray into BBD delay line emulation, the chorus plugin Syntorus, has been directly attributable to this approach.

The key element around which Antresol is designed, an analogue BBD integrated circuit, proved to offer some unique challenges for a digital emulation of this type. In particular, the feedback parameter showed some weaknesses in the form of improper shapes of emerging peaks and notches in the frequency response, forcing us back to the drawing board. After much R&D, D16's Eureka moment came in the form of a much-refined BBD emulation using quasi-analog signal representation throughout, guaranteeing behaviour much more akin to the original, physical circuit. While a bit chaotic, it includes all the benefits and subtleties the analogue domain can offer—unlike a deterministic, classically digital algorithm—and all this without any unwanted artefacts such as aliasing (something D16 always take great pains to minimize)… and all with the rock-solid stability only digital can offer!

Spectrum Comparison

Frequency responses comparison of Electric Mistress stompbox and Antresol for whole variety of feedback values. All tests were performed using white noise as source signal and calibrated spectral analysing software.

The figure below shows how faithful the emulation is by comparing the upper range of the spectrum, where usually all emulations fail. Look how both responses match even at the highest frequencies. The analysis was done for frequencies from 6 kHz up to a bit above 18 kHz.

Features

  • True emulation of BBD based analogue delay line
  • Optional independent parameter control for each stereo channel
  • Selectable L/R or M/S stereo processing modes
  • Mistress mode allows the whole unit to work the same as the classic flanger
  • LFO can be synchronized with your host application
  • 3 different LFO-to-BBD clock curves
  • Ultra-low-aliasing output
  • A highly musical and pleasant sound
  • Tag-based browser
  • Two alternative GUI sizes
  • MIDI-learn functionality throughout
  • 64bit internal processing



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Windows

  • Windows 7 - 10 (32 or 64-bit)
  • CPU - Single-core 2.0 GHz SSE (Multi-core 2.3 GHz SSE recommended)
  • RAM - 8 GB (16 GB Recommended)
  • Plugin Formats - VST2, VST3, AAX

Mac

  • macOS 10.9 - macOS 12 Monterey (64-bit only)
  • CPU - Intel 2.0 GHz / Apple M1 (Intel 2.3 GHz / Apple M1 recommended)
  • RAM - 8 GB (16 GB Recommended)
  • Plugin Formats - VST2, VST3, AU, AAX

Please Note: This is not a standalone program - a host application (DAW) is required to use it.

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MFlangerMB

Flanger by MeldaProduction



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MFlangerMB is a powerful multiband flanger that allows you to fully adjust its shape. Where other flangers end, this flanger only begins. It processes anything from guitar tracks to complete mixes with outstanding audio quality, and includes an extensive set of features.




Features

  • Dual user interface - the plugin is not only extremely versatile, but also quick and easy-to-use thanks to 2 graphical user interfaces. First there is a simple default one with several predefined modes, but just a few controls, which lets you start quickly and easily without any knowledge. All you need to do is choose what you want and use a few knobs. And the plugins also has an advanced mode, which provides all the extreme features the plugin offers.
  • 1-6 fully configurable independent bands built on 3 perfectly transparent crossover algorithms (analog, linear-phase and hybrid) with fully adjustable limits and input gains. Includes peak meters for all bands and the master.
  • Continuously adjustable oscillator shape - every oscillator in our plugins is defined by a mix of predefined oscillator shapes, custom waveforms edited using our MeldaProduction Envelope System (MES), step-sequencer and several methods for algorithmic postprocessing. It is the most advanced approach for defining oscillator shapes.
  • 4 global modulators - in each instance you can have up to 4 fully-featured modulators that can modulate any set of parameters including other modulators! In this way you can make the sound move in time, be less static and more interesting. Each modulator works as LFO, follower, midi/audio triggered ADSR envelopes, a pitch detector or even a combination.
  • Integrated tube saturation gives the sound a great vintage analog feel.
  • Up to 8 channels surround processing - our plugins can handle not only mono and stereo signals, but also up to 8 channels of surround audio, making them ideal for audio production for movies, games etc.
  • Full randomization - using a single button you can generate completely new settings. By clicking the button you can walk through the billions of possible settings and find the best one for you! And if that's too much, you can just hold ctrl and MFlangerMB will only slightly modify existing settings.
  • Sync interpolation and high-quality upsampling - MFlangerMB implements the most advanced technologies to provide the best audio quality.
  • Adjustable up-sampling 1x-16x to minimize aliasing and get an even clearer sound.
  • Extremely advanced and easy-to-use user interface - our products are always designed to enhance the workflow. You can easily change all values, fine-tune each control in multiple ways. Easy orientation in a standardized GUI, textual editing and smooth visualization with almost unlimited zooming are standard in all of our plugins. Moreover our plugins are the world first (and still the only ones), which support resizable and stylable GUI's.
  • Automatic synchronization to host tempo - every oscillator and modulator in the plugin can automatically synchronize to the host providing as natural a sound as possible while not offending other tracks.
  • MIDI controllers with MIDI learn - you can map any parameter to any MIDI controller or MIDI keyboard and control it realtime or record and automate it.
  • Very fast, optimized for SSE and SSE2 processors.
  • Global preset management and online preset exchange - using a title button you can save your settings (which are shared on the computer) so you can easily access these in other songs. Moreover all plugins can automatically share your presets and download presets of other users from our servers (if this feature is enabled). We are building a community and you can be a part of it!
  • Fully Automatable.

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Windows

  • Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 10 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • VST / VST3 / AAX compatible host (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Intel/AMD processor with SSE2 support

Always use 32-bit plugins in 32-bit hosts, or 64-bit plugins in 64-bit hosts!
 
64-bit plugins can't work in 32-bit hosts even if the operating system is 64-bit. Do NOT use 32-bit plugins in 64-bit hosts. They would have to be bridged and can become slow and unstable.
 
Mac OS X

  • Mac OS X 10.9 and newer (64-bit only)
  • VST / VST3 / AU / AAX compatible host (64-bit only)
  • Intel/AMD processor with SSE2 support or Apple Silicon processor

Note: Please check your product PDF documentation for more information and installation instructions.

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Eternal v2

Flanger by Sinevibes



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Barber-Pole Flanger

Eternal by Sinevibes is a barber-pole flanger effect. Unlike a traditional flanger which typically has its tone repeatedly go up and down, this is a flanger that goes upwards or downwards in a seemingly endless fashion. To accomplish this unique “barber-pole” effect, Eternal uses an array of three stereo flangers and six bespoke, thoroughly calibrated low-frequency oscillators. And since these oscillators have a “through-zero” design, it allows Eternal to seamlessly go from downwards to upwards motion and back at your fancy. With two distinct flanger tones thanks to positive or negative feedback, this plugin puts a whole arsenal of unique airy, bubbly and even psychedelic effects in your hands.

Eternal has an intuitive user interface wholly built with color-coded graphics and subtle animations. Together with carefully tuned parameters, this highly musical effect also gives you an enjoyable and inspiring user experience.




Features

  • Triple-layer flanger engine with positive or negative feedback
  • Multi-output, through-zero modulation generator with variable stereo phase offset
  • Low-cut filter to ensure stable operation even at the most extreme settings
  • Lag filters on all continuous parameters for smooth, click-free adjustment
  • Supports mono › mono, mono › stereo, and stereo › stereo channel configurations

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  • macOS 10.9 or later (64-bit only)
  • Intel or M1 Apple processor.
  • AU / AAX / VST3

Windows

  • Windows 8.1 or later (64-bit only)
  • PC computer with x86 processor.
  • AAX / VST3

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Dipole v2

Flanger by Sinevibes



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Through-Zero Flanger

Dipole is a through-zero flanger. It employs two delay lines with dual-mode feedback, and one of the delays is able to run earlier or later in time in relation to another. As this time difference passes through the zero point, a very special sound transition occurs: with positive feedback, Dipole produces that coveted spectral “swoosh” effect of a jet plane fly-by – and with negative feedback, the output signal warps and eventually cancels itself out. In the old days of audio production, such effects were created manually using two parallel tape machines - but now Dipole recreates that charismatic flanging, chorusing and psychedelic stereo widening with much higher fidelity and ease of use. The plugin offers both manual control of the zero-point as well as modulation via its built-in multi-waveform generator.

Sound Engine:

  • Flanger engine with through-zero time capability and positive/negative feedback
  • Modulation generator with four different waveforms and variable stereo phase offset
  • Low-cut filter and feedback self-levelling to ensure stable operation even at the most extreme settings
  • Lag filters on all continuous parameters for smooth, click-free adjustment
  • Supports mono › mono, mono › stereo, and stereo › stereo channel configurations

Graphic Interface:

  • Colour-coded graphic elements
  • Consistent name, mapping, value, and unit implemented for all parameters in both graphic user interface and host control/automation
  • Built-in preset management functions
  • Supports window size scaling up to 200%.



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Mac

  • macOS 10.9 or later (64-bit only)
  • Intel or M1 Apple processor.
  • AU / AAX / VST3

Windows

  • Windows 8.1 or later (64-bit only)
  • PC computer with x86 processor.
  • AAX / VST3

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Flanger Snapin

Flanger by Kilohearts



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Create weirdly cyclic motion in your sound with Flanger. It's sort of similar to a sweeping comb filter.

Creates a flanging effect by mixing the audio with a slightly delayed version of itself. The length of the delay can be adjusted manually and modulated. Optionally, this effect can also add a phase shift between the dry and wet signals to create an infinte barberpole-style flanging effect upwards or downwards.




Features

  • Delay: Adjusts the minimum delay.
  • Depth: Depth of delay modulation. Added on top of the minimum delay set by the delay knob.
  • Rate: Rate of delay modulation.
  • Scroll: Enables the phase offset and motion functions of the effect.
  • Offset: Phase offset between dry and wet signals.
  • Motion: Rate of modulation for the phase offset.
  • Spread: Stereo spread between left and right channels. Affects delay modulation and phase offset.
  • Feedback: Feedback of the wet signal back into the delay line.
  • Mix: The dry/wet mix of this effect. A lower value will let some of the unmodified signal through.
  • Settings panel: Whenever you have your mouse cursor over a snapin there is a small arrow at the top right corner (not visible in screenshot). It opens a settings panel where you handle presets. It also has a "randomize" button that can be useful. I guess...
  • Enabled checkbox: The small checkbox to the left of the plugin name is a checkbox that bypasses the effect when disabled.
  • Resize handle: The bottom right corner of all Kilohearts plugins is a resize handle for scaling the UI to any size. This allows you to get a good view of the controls whatever the screen resolution, and also comes in handy if you need big controls, e.g. when using Flanger as a real-time effect on a touchscreen monitor during a live set. (This is not available when the snapin is used inside a snapin host.)
  • Flanger is a snapin

  • Kilohearts plugins work great together, and all the snapins can work double duty as modular components inside our snapin hosts. There are several different hosts that allow you to apply any number of snapins in various contexts, like to each individual band in the band-splitter Multipass, or add your full effects chain right inside the preset of the synth Phase Plant.


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These are the minimum recommended system requirements for running snapins.

CPU:

  • 2 GHz or faster

Memory:

  • 1 GB or more

Operating System:

  • Windows (7 or newer) or Mac OS X (10.7 or newer)

Software:

  • A VST / Audio Unit / AAX compatible DAW

Supported formats:

  • AAX
  • AU
  • VST2
  • Snapin

Please note: If you use a lot of snapins at the same time in your patch the CPU usage willincrease accordingly. Thus, we cannot guarantee that the snapins will work flawlessly in all use cases even if your system does meet the minimum recommended system requirements.

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EFEKTOR FL3606 Flanger

Flanger by Kuassa



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Flanger FX Engine

Howling, Swirly and Flanging Tone

Note: Also available in the EFEKTOR Modulation Bundle

Originated from manipulating tape recorders by slowing down one of its flange (hence the ‘flanger’ name), this effect creates a swooshing sound dubbed as the ‘jet engine’ effect:

Royal Flanger:

  • The “Vintage” Flanging Effect.

Jet Flanger:

  • Supersonic Jet Howl or Cool Spacey Stereo Image.

Electro Flanger:

  • Darker, Swirly, Chorusy, and Trippy Sound.

Key Features:

  • Three Models of Modulation in Every Unit.
  • A/B Compare Buttons.
  • BPM Sync.
  • Mono or Stereo Mode.



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Windows:

  • XP, Vista, 7, or Later (64-bit only)

Mac OS X:

  • Mac OS 10.6 or later (64-bit only)

Plugin Formats:

  • VST, VST3, Audio Units or AAX compatible Host Software

Please Note: This product is a plugin, a VST/VST3/AU/AAX compatible host/sequencer is needed to run this software.

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BLEASS Flanger

Flanger by BLEASS



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Extensive Sonic Flanging

BLEASS Flanger is a comprehensive flanging effect with a wide range of sonic possibilities thanks to 2 LFOS, 3 Stages of modulation and beat synchronization.

BLEASS Flanger is a rich sounding flanging effect offering a wide range of synchronised modulations which colours sound in a novel and unique way thanks to its complex algorithmic combinations.
This Flanger offers three stages of modulation as well as two LFOs, combined offering great sonic versatility – from classic sine flanger sounds to crazy rhythmic modulations courtesy of its 6 different LFO shapes.
The ability to easily synchronize the flanging effect with the beat makes it ideal to bring subtle flanging variations while evolving harmoniously with a song’s dynamics.
BLEASS’ customary interface design makes for a smooth and efficient UI with clear visual feedback, increasing the enjoyment and playability of sound designing. As with other BLEASS plugins, BLEASS Flanger is very low on CPU usage and works in all compatible hosts & DAWs.

INPUT stage:

  • Low-shelf/High-pass input filter
  • Input gain

LFO A stage: (This LFO modulates DELAY TIME)

  • SYNC: sets LFO’s synchronization between BEAT SYNC and FREE SYNC
  • RATE: sets LFO’s rate
  • OFFSET: when BEAT SYNC mode is activated, sets LFO’s offset relatively to the beat
  • SHAPE: select LFO’s shape between sine, triangle, sawtooth, inverted sawtooth, square and random
  • PHASE: sets offset between the LFO’s two stereo channels
  • DEPTH: sets LFO’s amount as a percentage of DELAY TIME’s value
  • STEREO METER: represents LFO’s state

LFO B stage: (This LFO can modulate either DELAY TIME, DELAY FEEDBACK or DELAY WIDTH)

  • SYNC: sets the LFO’s synchronization between BEAT and FREE
  • RATE: sets the LFO’s rate
  • OFFSET: if SYNC is set to BEAT, sets LFO’s offset relatively to the beat
  • SHAPE: select LFO’s shape between sine, triangle, sawtooth, inverted sawtooth, square and random
  • PHASE: sets offset between LFO’s two channels
  • DESTINATION: sets the LFO’s destination between DELAY TIME, FEEDBACK and WIDTH
  • DEPTH: sets LFO’s amount as a percentage of DESTINATION’s value
  • METER: represents LFO’s state (depending on the selected modulation destination)

ENVELOPE FOLLOWER stage: (modulates DELAY TIME depending on the input signal’s level)

  • AMOUNT: sets the amount of modulation as a percentage of DELAY TIME’s value
  • ATTACK: sets the attack of the follower
  • RELEASE: sets the release of the follower

DELAY stage:

  • TIME: sets average delay time
  • FEEDBACK: sets average delay feedback
  • WIDTH: sets delay time’s difference between both channels (and average delay time when width is modulated by LFO B)

MIX stage:

  • POLARITY: if set to “+“, wet signal is added to the dry signal, if set to “-“, wet signal is subtracted to the dry signal
  • DRY/WET: sets the amount of wet signal added (or subtracted) to the dry signal



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PC

  • Windows 8 and later (64-bit)
  • VST3

Mac

  • macOS 10.9 and later (64-bit only) (including macOS 11 Big Sur and M1 processors)
  • VST3 / Audio Unit

Format

  • BLEASS Flanger is not a standalone product, it requires host software.
  • BLEASS Flanger is compatible with all VST3 / Audio Unit compatible DAWs

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