- FabFilter Saturn 2 is a multiband distortion, saturation and amp modeling plug-in, with lots of modulation options.
Summary Distortion and saturation play a very important role in music production. From subtle, clean and warm tube or tape saturation to the wildest multiband guitar amp effects: FabFilter Saturn 2 delivers. Saturn 2 introduces a host of new features such as a redesigned interface with modulation visualization, new subtle saturation and linear phase processing for mastering, many new distortion styles, and more. Warmth, harmonics, color and dynamics FabFilter Saturn 2 offers a range of different high quality distortion models, inspired by the vintage sound of tubes, tape, transformers and guitar amps. In addition, you get five creative FX distortion styles to mangle your sounds in weird and unexpected ways. With its multiband design and per-band feedback, dynamics, drive, tone and modulation options, Saturn 2 will bring a unique flavor to your music. Bring your sounds to life Add life and depth to your music using the extensive modulation section. By applying subtle modulation to crossover frequencies, dynamics, band levels or tone controls, great warmth and definition can be achieved. With all the XLFOs, EGs, XY controllers/sliders, envelope followers and MIDI sources you will ever need, you get practically unlimited modulation possibilities. Creating new modulation connections could not be easier: just drag and drop. And Saturn 2 visualizes all modulation in real-time to show exactly what's going on. FabFilter goodies Finally, FabFilter Saturn 2 contains all the usual FabFilter goodies: perfectly tuned knobs, MIDI Learn, Smart Parameter Interpolation for smooth parameter transitions, interface resizing and full screen mode, support for Avid control surfaces, GPU-powered graphics acceleration, extensive help with interactive help hints, SSE optimization, and much more. Features IMPROVED - 28 different distortion styles, from subtle tube saturation to heavy guitar amps and bit crushing IMPROVED - Multiband processing (up to 6 bands), with optional linear phase processing NEW - Adjustable slope for the crossovers, offering 6, 12, 24 and 48 dB/oct options Per-band drive, mix, feedback, dynamics, tone and level controls NEW - Live modulation visualization for targets and sources IMPROVED - Optional HQ modes: Good (8x oversampling) and Superb (32x oversampling) NEW - Fully redesigned, easy-to-use interface, including a new design of modulation sources and floating slot panel Interactive multiband display IMPROVED - Endless modulation options, with all the 16-step XLFOs, XY controllers/sliders, envelope generators, envelope followers, and MIDI sources you will ever need NEW - Curve control in EGs and transient detection in EFs Easy drag-and-drop modulation with 50-slot modulation matrix NEW - Supports common Pro Tools hardware control surfaces Mid/side processing NEW - Various interface sizes and Full Screen mode GPU-powered graphics acceleration Unique per-component presets Interactive MIDI Learn IMPROVED - Carefully designed and curated Factory Presets, plus support of V1 presets Per-band solo and mute options Smart Parameter Interpolation Extensive help file with interactive help hints Undo, redo and A/B switch features Requirements Windows 64-bit: Windows 10, 8, 7 or Vista 32-bit: Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP VST 2/3 host or Pro Tools macOS OS X 10.8 or higher (64-bit only) AU or VST 2/3 host or Pro Tools Intel processor