Plugindoctor fills a longstanding gap in the market: a cross-platform and cross-bitformat plugin analyzer for VST s ? ; w w [T and AU plugins. Whether yv o Sou are a plugin developer yourself who wy ! ^ _ d % V Zants to thoroughly test the audio quality of your latest and greatest product, or a power user who wants to understand in more detail what exactly a specific plugin is doing to4 Q 1 ^ G 7 G k your precious audio material, Plugind( Z h 3octor will help you find out!


  • Highest quality, double precision FFT engine, independent stereoq h * 1 _ 4 A channel analysis
  • Linear analysis: magnitude and phase response usind W & Ig delta or random input signal
  • Harmonic analysis: highly accurate frequency response analysis to aV { b 3 k 9 t ^ W sinusoidal input signal. Input strength and frequency can be varied for THD/THD+N calculation. Switchable intermodular distortion ma [ d } 0 6 \odus.
  • Oscilloscope: watch what happens to a si) ; C a M . Tnusoidal input signal in real time.
  • Dynamics: use a ramping signal to test compression or expansionz a } ~ 3 G, or an attack-release signal t1 r D Yo check your compres/ G Bsor’s attack andh n ) T decay curves.
  • Performance: how many milliseconds are ref Q 6 B y ^ Hally spent in your plugin’s audio processing callback (as a function of buffer size)6 3 k S | P
  • Freely resizable user interface
  • Three quality settings, corresponding to three different FFT buffer sizes
  • Storage option of curves in Linear and Harmonic analysis mode for) n E t easy comparison of settings or of di; o v JfN ? P O D Vferent pz d $ F @ Slugins
  • Built-in screenshot function
  • Comes as a 32 and a 64 bit executable
  • Can load VST and (on Mac) AU effect plugins
  • If yC A S 7 [ y ! Kou’ve been looking for an all-encompassing plugin analyzer, this is it. A free demo is available, with an occasional processing interruption andB E / L g j r 9 9 a limitation of one plugin per session.