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Royal Compressor

Inspired by a model of the classic British device from the Beatles era used on hundreds of record since the sixties Royal Compressor delivers true vintage analog sound and feel. Pleasant saturation and sensitive compression is something every track really needs. 

Royal Compressor Key Features

Vari-mu Compression

The simulation of the vari-mu circuits delivers warmth and pleasant compression to any kind of audio material. It‘s more than just suitable for vocals, bass, drums on both insert and bus.

Just a Few Knobs

Back in the analogue days when every mix had to be achieved manually, it was necessary, to keep as few controls as possible. Royal Compressor honours this philosophy. Those few knobs have a massive impact on your sound and deliver the vintage sound and feel almost instantly.

Three Circuit Types

The A/B/C Model knob offers gives you a chance to switch between three models of circuitry with a different value of the fixed attack.

Automatic Gain Control

Worry about the volume no more. The AGC keeps the output signal at the same level no matter how much input gain you add to get some serious saturation. Changing colour doesn't change the output volume then.

The Saturator

Unlike the original vintage devices, Royal Compressor also features an adjustable amount of valve saturation. The random saturation algorithm creates the effect the real hardware would have on your tracks.

CPU Friendly

Although Royal Compressor operates using high internal sample rate, the modern simulation technology allows it to deliver great sound using the minimum CPU power.

Second-Hand Edition for FREE

Even partly broken machines can serve well in many studios. Although their functionality can be limited to just one feature, they may give your records something extra. And that is exactly the case of the second-hand version of our Royal Compressor.

Hassle-Free Software Protection

No iLok, no dongle nor internet access is required for activation. Our software uses licence files to activate your software. You can freely use the purchased software on all your computers as long as you are the user.

Realistic 3D Yet Flexible GUI

Photorealistic graphic user interface of the plugin gives you the feeling you are touching the real hardware. But it easily adapts to your needs. You can always drag the arrow in the bottom right corner to change its size - make it smaller to save the valuable screen space, or enlarge it to make it easier to use.

15-Days Unlimited Trial Version for Free

All the descriptions are nothing comparing to putting hands on the plugin yourself. No saving limits. No noises. No boundaries. Engage the plugin in your project for real and fully exploit its powers for two weeks.

64-bit Audio Quality at ANY Sampling Rate

The plugin provides the maximum audio quality you can get. It uses 64-bit audio processing and can handle any sampling rate. 192 kHz or even higher

Royal Compressor Samples

  • Male Vocal
  • Female Vocal
  • Bass
  • Guitar
  • Drum Room
  • Kick
  • Snare
  • Hi-Hat
  • Male Vocal
    • WET
    • DRY
  • Male Vocal Heavy Compressed
    • WET
    • DRY

Royal Compressor Powered Artists

I put my experience, my taste and my music skills into forging this plug-in. I hope it meets your taste, too.
A great emulation of a hardware classic. You’ll find yourself using many instances of Royal Compressor across your mix.
I love the Royal Compressor, it’s about time someone made a really great plug-in for that great old classic compressor, and this one hits the spot! It’s wonderfully outrageous on drum ambience!
This is a great plugin for adding emphasis and character to vocals and can produce some creative and exaggerated compression effects for drums.
The Royal Compressor helps me get the sonic characteristics of records from the 60s that I still reference. Its compression can be subtle to extreme— while always maintaining depth and sparkle.
One of the compressors that sits in my template, in different applications. It's one of my secrets used in parallel on lead vocals (Type B!) and is able to confer a euphonic density to the sound that is uncommon in the digital world.
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Royal Compressor in reviews

Gearslutz: Clear and colourful. Adds definition. Psychoacoustically-pleasing.

date: 08/10/19
Personally I like to have a few plug-ins that I can rely on to produce superb sound. This is one of them. OK maybe it doesn't suit every track or mix but when the source and occasion is right, then something magic can happen