A channel strip plugin can do the job of a preamp , equalizer, compressor & even a limiter all together in one unit. It enables you to utilize sections of the channel strip as and when you need them.
Best Channel Strip Plugin
Please scroll down to read all the detailed reviews and our personal favorite’s from the top five best channel Strip Plugin.
1. Summit Audio Grand Channel Strip plugin
This product comes with a Summit Audio TLA-100A Compressor.
- Even under a huge sonic range this product is easy and flexible to use.
- A single switch can be used to change the order of the equalizer and compressor.
- Every component of the product has been carefully modelled.
- The CPU power can be saved with an individual bypass for each of the two units.
2. 6050 Ultimate Channel Strip plugin By mcDSP
This product is popular for its 6030 Ultimate Compressor plug-ins.
- This product has a side chain support.
- It has a double precision processing.
- It has a compressor, gate, expander and a saturator accompanied by filter modules.
- It is compatible with DAWs that support AAX, AU, VST and/or VST3 plug-in formats.
3. Channel G Compact strip plugiN By mcDSP
This product is unique for its full-featured Compressor/Limiter.
- It has a high pass and low pass filter which includes selectable slopes of 12 and 24 dB/Oct.
- There is double precision provided in processing.
- Its latency is ultra low.
- It has both Mono and stereo versions.
4. Channel Strip Collection plugin By preSONUS
This product is a classic two state space modelled plug in.
- This product is available in Native Effects, VST3, AU, and AAX formats for usage.
- It comes with a VT1 feature that provides a tube channel strip with FET compressor and 4-band EQ.
- The RC 500 solid strip with the FET compressor and 3-band EQ is another PreSonus hardware channel strip.
- You can receive updates and authorization notifications through the PreSonus Hub plug-in manager application.
5. SSi Pro Channel v3 strip plugin By MSG
This product is well known for the incorporation of 3 processors in 1 unit.
- This product can be used in an instrument track as well as a master buss.
- It has a low CPU usage level.
- Its vintage analogue GUI design gives the product an antique look.
- The plugin is 32bit, but can efficiently run on 64bit systems using Bridge.
My pick from all the products mentioned above is the Summit Audio Grand Channel by Softube as its TLA-100A plug-in is the most unique feature. With the requirement of only one switch to operate the change in order of the equalizer and compressor, the product serves as the most flexible and reliable option out of all. You can find the products link in table.