Universal Audio Announces Direct Developer Plug-Ins From Brainworx & Softube

New UAD Software v8.3 includes two Ampeg SVT bass amplifier plug-ins from Brainworx, and the Tube-Tech EQ Plug-In Collection from Softube. Check out all the details below.  

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA • August 4th, 2015 — Universal Audio is pleased to announce the release of UAD Software v8.3, featuring new Direct Developer plug-ins — the Ampeg SVT-VR Bass Amplifier, Ampeg SVT-3 Pro Bass Amplifier and the Tube-Tech EQ Collection for the UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform and Apollo audio interfaces.

Ampeg SVT-VR and SVT-3 Bass Amp Plug-Ins — $149 each

Developed by Brainworx, the Ampeg SVT-VR and SVT-3 Pro bass amplifier plug-ins offer two flavors of the legendary SVT recipe exclusively for UAD-2 hardware and Apollo interfaces.

Brainworx Ampeg SVT-VR and SVT-3 Pro bass amplifier plug-ins.



The Ampeg SVT-VR Bass Amplifier plug-in is an exacting emulation of the legendary, 300-watt, all-tube behemoth used by everyone from Bootsy Collins to the late Chris Squire of Yes, while the Ampeg SVT-3 Pro Bass Amplifier plug-in models the tube/solid-state design and extended tone shaping of the rackmount modern classic.

Also available as the Ampeg Bass Amplifier Plug-In Bundle for $229, each of these emulations feature modern workflow enhancements such as Recording Chain presets which feature various cabinet/mic/preamp selections, and more.

Ampeg SVT Bass Amplifier Plug-Ins Key Features:

  • Two expertly modeled versions of the legendary SVT amps from Ampeg, exclusively for UAD hardware and Apollo interfaces
  • Modern workflow enhancements including an onboard FX Rack and recording chains
  • Feels like a real amp when played through Apollo's Realtime UAD Processing
  • Re-Amp previously recorded DI bass tracks to add warmth and depth
  • Bundle includes Brainworx bx_tuner

Tube-Tech EQ Plug-In Collection — $299

Developed by Softube, the Tube-Tech EQ Plug-In Collection features two state-of-the-art emulations of Tube-Tech’s high-end EQs.

Tube-Tech EQ plug-ins collection by Softube



The PE 1C Program Equalizer plug-in is based on the classic Pultec EQP-1A Program EQ, and provides wide, smooth curves for use on nearly any source. The ME 1B Mid Equalizer plug-in allows for extensive sculpting of midrange frequencies and is based on the legendary Pultec MEQ-5 Mid-Range EQ.

Also available is the Tube-Tech Bundle for $399, which features the Tube-Tech EQ Plug-In Collection paired with Tube-Tech’s flagship compressor, the CL 1B Compressor plug-in.

Tube-Tech EQ Plug-In Collection Key Features:

  • Exacting emulations of Tube-Tech’s ultra high-end hardware EQs, the PE 1C and ME 1B
  • Rich, musical EQ sculpting based on the legendary Pultec EQ circuits
  • Tube-Tech Bundle includes the CL 1B compressor plug-in

Learn more about the UAD Software v8.3 here: www.uaudio.com/support/uad/83.html

Learn more about the Ampeg SVT-VR Bass Amplifier here: www.uaudio.com/store/guitar-bass/ampeg-svt-vr.html

Learn more about the Ampeg SVT-3 Pro Bass Amplifier here: www.uaudio.com/store/guitar-bass/ampeg-svt-3-pro.html

Learn more about the Tube-Tech EQ Plug-In Collection here: www.uaudio.com/store/equalizers/tube-tech-eq-collection.html



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