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Maxwell Smart
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Maxwell Smart - Peak limiter / loudness maximizer
Maxwell Smart is a transparent true peak limiter / loudness maximizer with look-ahead.

It's designed to boost the overall loudness while maintaining transients without audible distortion. Maxwell Smart also has 4x ISP (inter-sample peak) detection to tame the 'invisible' peaks between regular sample peaks.
  • Transparent true peak limiter / loudness maximizer with look-ahead.
  • Simple but effective controls to fluently adjust the sound.
  • 4x Inter-Sample Peak (ISP) detection, with the same efficiency as 4x linear phase oversampling, but without any of the common downsides, such as additional sound artifacts or heavy CPU-load.
  • Compliant with the latest international recommendations for true peak detection, such as those described in ITU-R BS.1770-4.
  • 5ms latency (compensated).
  • Support for all sample rates between 8kHz - 384kHz.

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  V 3.0


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Mar 09 2018
  ?  / 5
Great plugin
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Mar 04 2017
  5  / 5
Apart from L2, this is the best mastercomp I've used. It balances the mix with clarity when stressed.
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Jan 06 2016
  Gives error in FL Studio 12
  ?  / 5
It's giving me error when I search the plug-ins. This one is colored red and says error :/
DJ Elemix
Nov 25 2016
I don't say that and I have FL Studio 12.4. Or, you can test this with Audacity, it works perfeclty for me
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Jan 04 2016
  5  / 5
This was not recognized by my XP SP3 DAW, Apparently, you need to have .NET framework which I do not have. Too bad; it gets great reviews everywhere. I went with LoudMax instead.
Oct 14 2016
You know, you could probably just download the relevant .NET framework and you'd be fine.
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Jun 21 2013
  ?  / 5
Amazingly good sound! Compare with the other ones out there, and you'll see... :)))
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Jun 12 2013
  5  / 5
This is great loudness maximizer. I find this to be very transparent. I was very shocked and surprised at how well this plugin sounds..... I highly recommend giving it a try. It's a keeper for me !!!
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