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Engineers Filter
Win32    VST
VST rate
4.3 / 5
(23 votes)

Engineers Filter - Extreme filter ...
Engineers Filter is a filter plugin that allows for extremely steep filtering.

It achieves this by implementing high order IIR filter design methods that are commonly used in science and engineering, namely Butterworth, Chebychev, inverse Chebychev and elliptic (aka Cauer) filters.
Each of these filter design methods can be applied to create:
  • lowpass
  • highpass
  • bandpass
  • bandreject
  • high/low shelving
  • peak/dip filters of orders up to 20

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Mar 02 2018
  4  / 5
has 420 dboctave. this is a record. must have. need 64bit
Mar 21 2018
RS-MET has recently released a VST/AU called ToolChain. It is 64-bit, free and acts as a bundle/shell for several effects created by the developer, including Engineers Filter. You can download from developer's website.

Sept 29 2017
  5  / 5
Excellent steep filter! To control/automate parameters in FL Studio, you can use 'MIDI Out' to send MIDI CC messages. In more detail: 1.) In the FL Studio Wrapper of EngineersFilter (EF): Set a MIDI input port (e.g. 10). 2.) In the FL Studio Channel Rack: Create a MIDI Out channel and match the Port number to the one previously selected (here: 10). 3.) In the MIDI Out: Right-click one of the round knobs and choose 'Configure' in the drop-down menu. Fill in name and short name, and set the CC number in the 'Controller' field to an unassigned number (e.g. CC 23), then click 'Accept'. 4.) In EF, right-click on the parameter you would like to control via MIDI CC (e.g. Frequency) and choose 'MIDI Learn' from the drop-down menu. 5.) Immediately thereafter, switch to the MIDI Out and use your mouse to move the round knob you assigned in Step 3 (here: MIDI CC 23). This will automatically link this knob to the chosen parameter in EF, i.e. moving the round knob in MIDI Out will now change the assigned value in EF. 6.) Repeat procedure for other parameters, using different MIDI CC numbers. 7.) Optional: After right-clicking once more on a round knob in MIDI Out, link it to your hardware controller or assign an automation clip as described elsewhere.

Oct 14 2016
  ?  / 5
Amazing free filter!

Aug 10 2016
  Viktor Stolbovoy
  0  / 5
High pass filters do NOT work properly. I can't achieve more that 16dB atennuation. Low pass works OK. Tested with Reaper

Jun 05 2016
  ?  / 5
Can we get an 64bit one ? :)

May 31 2016
  4  / 5
the mouse brought us all here. only 32 bit? no worries us producers have our ways of getting this to work on 64 bit :D

May 22 2016
  4  / 5
If you've noticed a spike in downloads it's because Deadmau5 just recomended this plugin on a razer music video :P

May 15 2016
  ?  / 5
I'm so confused. I extract all of the files to my plugin folder in Ableton and nothing is showing up! I've tried closing out of Ableton and loading it back up and still nothing. Can someone please help me?
May 17 2016
This is a "32 bit- plugin" . Maybe you own a relative new 64 bit- ableton- version. Then you'll need a 64 bit converter like "j- brige" for this plugin (and all the other fine 32 bit- plugins around the world). Hope that helps...

Apr 01 2015
  William Prophet
  4  / 5
Is there any other way to get parameter controls besides the sliders on the gui? Otherwise, this is a really extensive and intense free filter vst

Nov 09 2014
  1  / 5
Its a good filter yes, but occasionally drives my CPU up to 100 while idle. I'm not sure why, happens in Cubase 7.5.20 and Ableton 9.1.1
Aug 07 2016
I have this problem when I have over ~3 instances running at once in FL 12.0.2
Dec 22 2016
In FL, turn on smart disable. Also how does ableton now have 32 bit support? what year is it?
Mar 04 2017
Smart disable doesnt fixes it at all. And live does support 32bit plugins
Nov 30 2017
anybody figure this out yet? love the plugin but the 100% cpu at idle issue drives me nuts...

Mar 26 2014
  5  / 5
This is an awesome filter. Excellent for experimental sound design, and the customization is really nice. Also freaked me out a bit when I noticed my last name is one of the filter modes (Butterworth). My only problem with it is that I couldn't seem to find any way to MIDI map/automate the controls in FL Studio. Anyone got any suggestions?
Feb 09 2016
Ehmm, what about "last tweaked" button in "tools" menu?

Feb 27 2014
  4  / 5
Good 1! Tkx 4 sharing!

Feb 22 2014
  5  / 5
Awesome filter. Just what I was looking for. Just a tip, if you want to use specific frequencies, not just what you can drag the slider to, you can save your filter, edit the preset and reload it.

Sept 12 2013
  5  / 5
Beautiful tool for the mix and experiments.

Feb 23 2013
  5  / 5
This is just what i've been looking for, simple but very effective!! Thanks for sharing!

Jan 12 2013
  5  / 5
This has easily made my day.

Nov 24 2011
  5  / 5
Damn, this is super useful for mixing. Want more headroom? Try high passing things with this. The only way you'd tell it was free was just by the way you dial up the numbers. Other than that, really quality stuff.
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Sept 08 2011
  5  / 5
Awesome free filter!!!

Feb 26 2011
  5  / 5
best free filter hands down. it has elliptic and butterworth filters with sharp edge cutoff which are the best for getting rid of unwanted noise and frequencies. 5 out of 5