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Custom Channel Strips in Console 1 Mixing System

Console 1 is compatible with over 100 plug-ins from Softube and Universal Audio (UAD2), with the option to load others coming soon. See which plug-ins you can currently use to create your dream console and how to assign the Console 1-compatible plug-in of your choice. Check out the guide.

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True-blue sound with lightning-fast workflow

Our new Tube-Tech Blue Tone plug-in features multiband compression and classic equalization with simple macro controls and eight unique modes. Find out how it can give you premium Tube-Tech sound quickly and easily.

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Bitwig Studio support for Console 1

Bitwig Studio is now fully compatible with Console 1. You can get more creative with more control over Bitwig Studio’s faders, mutes, solos, and sends directly from our award-winning Console 1 hardware.


Now shipping: Console 1 Channel Mk III

Twist a knob and submerge yourself in the feeling of a world-class studio. Put timeless, high-end consoles at your fingertips with the workflow of the future. Discover your dream console. 

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Rent-to-own Model Series with Splice

Four iconic instruments, perfectly recreated. Model Series Synth Collection includes Model 72 Synthesizer System, Model 80 Five Voice Synthesizer, Model 82 Sequencing Mono Synth, and Model 84 Polyphonic Synthesizer. Get decade after decade of electronic excellence and Softube sound quality in one vibrant package.

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LUNA support for Console 1

You can now control LUNA’s faders, mutes, solos, and sends directly from our award-winning Console 1 Mixing System hardware. Console 1 deep compatibility with Universal Audio LUNA can give you even more creative control over your projects.

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Added accessibility for Console 1

Console 1 Mixing System has new accessibility features! Listen in on this conversation between music producer & accessibility consultant Jason Dasent and Softube VP of Product Design Niklas Odelholm.

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Five voices that changed the future

An expert model of an industry-defining five-voice polyphonic synth from 1980. A synth heard on hits from superstars such as Michael Jackson, Madonna, Peter Gabriel, Radiohead, The Cars, and countless others. Learn more about Model 80 Five Voice Synthesizer now.

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Learn more about the Model Series

Our Modular-ready Model Series plug-ins are highly accurate emulations of iconic and essential synthesizers. Experience the authentic sound and feel of the hardware in software form with Softube Model Series.

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Ask and you shall receive so. much. more.

More than a luxurious-sounding glue compressor for your mix bus, Bus Processor gives you musical glue for any bus. Ultramodern algorithms, saturation, sidechain, spatialization, Console 1 compatibility, and more help make your mix sound like a record. Learn how to keep it all together with Bus Processor.

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The character you've idolized, the features you need

Three revered compressors perfectly captured for the utmost authenticity. One iconic collection with cutting-edge features fit for a modern workflow. Discover Icons: The Compressor Collection.

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macOS Ventura support for all products

We're happy to announce that all Softube products are officially compatible with macOS 13 Ventura. For the complete list of recent updates, click on the link below.

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Model 72 presets by J3PO

Acclaimed pianist, keyboardist, producer, and audio engineer J3PO has created some killer new presets for Model 72 Synthesizer System. Download the pack of ten presets for free now.


5 Things to Watch Out for When Choosing a Tape Plug-in

Tape emulations breathe life into a production by adding warmth, glue, and creative energy to a mix. With so many options in tape plug-ins, it can be hard to choose, so we've picked the five most important things to remember when selecting yours.

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MusicRadar: five stars for Model 82

In a recent review, MusicRadar dubbed Model 82 Sequencing Mono Synth “a future classic.” Read on to learn how Model 82 “inspires from the moment that you plug it in.

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DAW compatibility with Console 1

Console 1 Mixing System gives you the sound of analog desks and in-the-box ease—in all major DAWs. With Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Steinberg Cubase, Presonus Studio One, FL Studio, Cockos Reaper, Cakewalk by BandLab/Sonar, MOTU Digital Performer, and Harrison Mixbus you can enhance your workflow even further. Click to learn more about how Console 1 interacts with your specific DAW.

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Dirty Tape with dälek

Join dälek in the studio as he talks through using Dirty Tape for getting back the noise and grit from the gear he started out on. Whether for nostalgia, because it sounds ace, or probably both, Dirty Tape is the ultimate plug-in for warm, analog vibes.

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MusicTech Gear of the Year nominees: Model 84 & Model 72

Model 84 Polyphonic Synthesizer and Model 72 Synthesizer System are MusicTech Gear of the Year award nominees. Model 84 and Model 72—holders of MusicTech Excellence and Choice awards, respectively—made the shortlist for Best Soft Synth. Learn more about what makes the Model 84 and Model 72 so worthy. 

Duff McKagan & Cameron Webb talk Lemmy

Listen in on superstar Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan and longtime Motörhead producer Cameron Webb as they discuss famed frontman Lemmy Kilmister and his legendary sound. A sound authentically captured in our Marshall Murder One Lemmy Signature plug-in. Created with Marshall and Motörhead, it offers the true tones of rock & roll and punk rock for guitar, bass, and more.
© 2021 Motörhead Under license by Global Merchandising Services Ltd

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Softube + Focusrite: silver and Scarlett

Now, Focusrite’s Scarlett, Clarett, and Red ranges come with Softube’s Marshall Silver Jubilee 2555 amp emulation. A hit among high-profile guitarists, Marshall Silver Jubilee offers red-hot rock tones and renowned Marshall heritage.

Softube + Universal Audio: amp up the Volts

Universal Audio’s new Volt range of interfaces comes with Softube’s Marshall Plexi Classic and Time & Tone Bundle. Get the amp that defined rock & roll, plus reverb, delay, compression, and saturation plug-ins to boot.

The Official Softube & Weiss Buying Guide

Weiss Engineering is synonymous with sound quality, and we’ve developed quite a collection of high-end plug-ins in close collaboration with Daniel Weiss himself. Click below to learn more about all of them and how they work together.

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Extended Features: Integrated control, improved workflow.

We love vintage emulations, but we want modern precision and workflow. That’s why we created Softube Extended Features. The easy-access panels put contemporary utilities right at your fingertips with no need for extra tools. Now available on over 60 of your favorite Softube plug-ins.

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Softube & Empirical Labs: a partnership made in analog heaven

Empirical Labs, under the leadership of the pro audio icon Dave Derr, is on a mission to make innovative, long-lasting equipment that’s a riot to use. Part of that success is due to ELI's dedication to real-world testing and results. As well as the conviction to go past good enough. It’s an ethos we can get behind. And so, after fifteen years of friendship, fun, and a dedication to sound quality, we proudly introduce the Softube + Empirical Labs series.

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There's a console for every sound

Whatever sound you're making, there's a console to suit. Learn more about the sonic characteristics of each Console 1 add-on and find the perfect one for you.

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Build It With Modular

Softube Modular is all about imagination and limitless creation. Here's a few examples of how we use Modular both as a powerful instrument, a versatile effects processor, and everything in-between. 


Softube & Tube-Tech: Making modern classics together

Softube’s partnership with Tube-Tech began with a train ride through a snowy Denmark to visit John G. Petersen from Lydkraft, Danish for “sound power”, and the company behind the blue Tube-Tech gear including the Tube-Tech CL 1B compressor. TC Electronic wanted the CL 1B as a flagship compressor plug-in for its Powercore platform and arranged this meeting between Softube and Lydkraft, one of Softube’s first projects with a third party.

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Softube & Weiss: the stellar partnership is back

The world champ of digital mastering equalizers is now in plug-in form. The Weiss EQ1’s triumphant sonic qualities and flexibility make it the most highly-prized equalizer in the game. Softube’s plug-in version is a line-by-line port of the original with a higher sample rate, improved ergonomics, and increased functionality.

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Hip-Hop production & engineering with Paul "Willie Green" Womack

Paul "Willie Green" Womack is a producer, engineer, and songwriter based in New York. Enjoy this video, where he talks about hip-hop mixing and engineering as an art form, and walks through key parts of his work.

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DAW compatibility with Console 1

The Console 1 ecosystem gives you the sound quality of analog mixing desks, with the convenience of an in-the-box workflow, in all major DAWs: Ableton Live, Steinberg Cubase, Cockos Reaper, Cakewalk by Bandlab/Sonar, Presonus Studio One, Digital Performer, Logic Pro, Nuendo, Pro Tools, and more.

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Video: Live in the Studio with Jolea and Console 1 Fader

Watch how Finnish artist and producer Jolea takes ambient recordings and processes them in Ableton Live with the tactile experience of Console 1 Fader.

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Instant lo-fi modulation & distortion.

If you love our Tape, Tape Echoes, Harmonics, and Saturation Knob plug-ins, you’re gonna dig our new tape dirt machine effect. Dirty Tape can take your tracks from dull to full color in a flash. It's the perfect tool to add lo-fi modulation and distortion to samples, instruments, and beats.

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Introducing the Preset Collection

There is more to a great plug-in than the sound quality it imparts on your tracks. Workflow and user-friendliness are arguably equally important. To that end, we are proud to finally announce the completely overhauled Preset Collection, already available in the most recent update of all native Softube plug-ins.

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Mastering Tools

The last chain for your song, and the last chance to make or break it – the master bus is somewhere to focus serious attention if you want seriously premium-sounding results.

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Ebook: 5 Ways Console 1 Helps You to Mix Faster and Better

How do you mix faster without sacrificing quality? The answer is simple – take a look at your workflow. This brief ebook suggests 5 ways our Console 1 ecosystem can make your mixing experience a joy, and help you turn out awesome mixes faster than ever.

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Using Console 1 with Ableton Live

Ableton Live is fully compatible with the Console 1 ecosystem. Whether you use Live in the studio or on the stage, tactile control of your most important DAW parameters inspires your production and performance to be even more musical. We created a video series showcasing the possibilities.

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Console 1 Fader - Sound On Sound review

"A very well thought-out companion to the original Console 1, it’s much more than just a fader controller."

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When heritage meets rock & roll science

Softube & Marshall are proud to announce two new native amplifier plug-ins. Click through to read more about the Plexi Super Lead 1959the Kerry King Signatureand our decade-long partnership with Marshall.

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Modular preset pack by FM Einheit

Industrial and electronic musician FM Einheit has created 46 sparking, buzzing, and brawling presets for our software Eurorack platform, Modular.

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100 new Parallels presets by Bjulin

Composer and sound designer Bjulin has created 100 additional downloadable presets for Parallels, our unique soft synth for special occasions.

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ManyFew - Sounds of the Summer

Swedish DJ/Producer duo ManyFew are here to give us their five Sounds of the Summer: music production tips to turn your fruits and juices into Kir Royale. Call it mixology!


Summer in the Studio with Dave Isaac

Dave Isaac is a 3-times Grammy Award-winning producer who, in a career spanning more than 4 decades so far, has worked with huge artists like Bruno Mars, Prince, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Whitney Houston, and Stevie Wonder, amongst many others.