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Sometimes, you're just in need of a simple tool that adds the cherry on top of your latest production, and W.A Productions believe they've got the answer with Puncher 2 Lite.
A stripped back and simplified version of the paid version, Puncher 2 Lite brings together a transient shaper, multiband compressor and parallel compressor to create a plugin that improves the sound of your tracks in a snap.
Using its three control knobs you can employ the use of the above effects on your tracks. The transient shaper makes for a great tool on drums, and thanks to a real-time visual display of both the before and after waveforms you can spot problem areas in your audio that need tweaking.
In addition to these effects, Puncher 2 Lite also features bypass and master gain allowing you to smooth out your audio and A/B between the two settings. There's also a preset system so you can save and recall your favourite settings.
Puncher 2 Lite is available for Windows and macOS (32-bit & 64-bit VST/AU/AAX) and can be downloaded for free using the link below.
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