Calf Studio Gear is an audio plug-in pack for LV2 and JACK environments under LINUX operating systems. The suite contains lots of effects (delay, modulation, signal processing, dynamics, distortion and mastering effects), instruments (SF2 player, organ simulator and a monophonic synthesizer) and tools (analyzer, mono/stereo tools). Calf Studio Gear aims for a professional audience. Please visit the website below for further information, screenshots and installation instructions.
- Instruments and tone generators (Organ, Monosynth)
- Modulation effects (Multi Chorus, Phaser, Flanger, Rotary, Pulsator)
- Delay effects (Reverb, Vintage Delay)
- Dynamic processors (Compressor, Sidechain Compressor, Multiband Compressor, Deesser, Gate, Sidechain Gate, Multiband Gate, Limiter, Multiband Limiter)
- Filters and equalizers (Filter, Filterclavier, Equalizer 5 Band, Equalizer 8 Band, Equalizer 12 Band)
- Distortion and enhancement (Saturator, Exciter, Bass Enhancer)
- Tools (Mono Input, Stereo Tools, Analyzer)
Calf rocks - you guys are awesome.
Thank you very much!!! Your latest additions are outstanding! Keep it up!!
Please Calf engeeniers make them VST please :D
Favorite plugins in the Linux audio universe. Thank you.
Wow. I can listen to Internet music again! Crappy bitrates, even on some of the paid services, made my ears bleed and literally gave me a headache after awhile. No more! A few plugins and music plays once again, after years of silence. Thank you, so very much. Everyone playing music on Linux should have these things. Anyone thinking stuff like this, along with jackd for enabling it, is "Pro Only" is seriously missing out on a world of not just good, but great audio. Since this is a review... I could only come up with maybe two suggestions, both related to the same goal. That is to setup an ever present secondary "Audio Desktop" where one can switch to directly fiddle with any required control... 1) Allow the graphics to scale to the window size. Maybe better, to keep the all ready fantastic look, an option to scale all of the the windows/graphics by x%. To be sure, the defaults do look really good and are very handsomely consistant. The idea being, allow too many toys to be represented on that secondary Audio Desktop and keeping them open, and all in one place. One could then use jackd's patchbay to select an appropriate set, and let the user most easily switch to the audio desk and fiddle. 2) An an option in "Save/Open" to save/restore each plugin's current scale, open status, window manageability (allow removal of the window decorations), and desktop position when loading a configuration. The suggestion is quite unimportant, really, just adds little artistic flexability. I'd think that after the initial setup and tuning of their sound system, opening jack host in a minimized window is exactly the right answer.