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MultiInspector

Multitrack Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer  
   
 

Put Your Eyes On The Mix

I developed MultiInspector for long studio sessions to assist your ears. MultiInspector visualizes up to 16 different audio signals in real time in one window only. Detect the overlapping frequencies in your mix!

Wusik Magazine about MultiInspector: "... MultiInspector is a very useful plug-in for any musician's tool-box. It is a helping hand towards a high quality mix."

Sonic Joy Award about MultiInspector: "... if your eyes love those almost-psychedelic spectrum analyzers, they'll love a Multitrack Spectrum Analysis even more."

MultiInspector comes with FFT mode and 31 Band Third Octave mode.

 
 

Choose Display Mode

H-Align/Overlay: In Third Octave Mode the width of the level bars is automatically adjusted according to the number of signals currently viewed. In FFT mode all signals overlap with semi-transparent regions.

 
 

V-Align: The spectral data is aligned vertically without space. This mode provides an instant overview of the overall frequency distribution.

 
 

V-Space: The spectrum of every signal is displayed in an own view. Views are ordered vertically.

 
 

Screenshots

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Additional Features

  • 31 band third octave mode. A switchable high resolution mode gives a detailed view of low frequency bands.
  • FFT mode:
    • FFT sizes from 512 to 16384 samples.
    • Window options: Rectangular, Hann, Hamming, Blackman, Blackman-Harris, Flat Top.
    • Switchable semi-transparent display of the FFT curves for easy detection of overlapping frequency ranges.
    • Resolution options: Full, fractions of octaves (1, 1/2, 1/3, ..., 1/9, 2/3, 3/4).
  • Name panel: Every signal can be given a name to clarify the usage in a mix setup.
  • Measurement cursor for frequency and level.
  • Pause button.
  • Sample rates from 32 kHz up to 192 kHz.
 

System Requirements

Windows:

  • Windows XP/Vista/7/8 (x86 and x64).
  • VST 2.4 compatible host software.

Mac OS X:

  • Mac OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8.
  • VST 2.4 or AU compatible host software. Universal Binary, PowerPC and Intel supported.
 

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User Comments

"I love this plug-in... Totally worth every penny."

"Congratulations on an excellent product."

"It's such a great idea. Plug-in of the year!"

"Great analyzer!!!!!"

"MultiInspector is a really cool idea."

"I really like MultiInspector!"

"Number one plug-in I want to get for myself."

"It's a wonderful tool."

"I love it."

"It's an awesome idea."

"It's great."

"Wow.... that's pretty cool!"

 

 

History

Version 2.3.0 - 24-Mar-2010
Enhancements
• Windows x64 version added.
Bug Fixes
• Denormal problem fixed.
• The AlphaBlend option now also works for the 32bit version in Windows x64.
• The measurement cursor now works correctly in V-Space mode.
• Fixed a drawing bug under certain circumstances if audio has been bypassed.

Version 2.2.1 - 16-Sep-2008
Enhancements
• The GUI can now be resized to show only the frequency display.
• Compatibility with the fxpansion VST-RTAS adapter for use in ProTools.

Version 2.2.0 - 05-Mar-2008
Enhancements
• The controls area on the right side can now be switched to a name panel for all signals.
• The memory switches can be used in combination with the alt-key to access a complete row.
• Pause button added.
• Additional zoom buttons for setting the level range.
• The maximum peak hold time has been increased from 5 sec to 20 sec.
• Measurement of frequency and level by clicking into the frequency display area.

Version 2.1.1 - 14-Jan-2008
Enhancements
• Instance numbers are now shown in different colors, depending on their state and usage.
Bug Fixes
• FFT mode does now display without requiring audio to be routed through all instances.
• Sometimes the plug-in window did not get the focus with the first mouse click (Windows only).

Version 2.1.0 - 14-Sep-2007
Enhancements
• New Resolution Option for FFT mode: Full, Fractions of octaves (1, 1/2, 1/3, ..., 1/9, 2/3, 3/4).
Manual included.
Bug Fixes
• Minor bug fixes.

Version 2.0.0 - 29-Aug-2007
Enhancements
• New FFT Mode for the spectrum display with several options for FFT size and window.
• New button Sync Others: Switch all other instances to the same mode (1/3 oct or FFT).
• The Slope knob now has an additional default value of zero.
Bug Fixes
• Negative slope values caused the display of a constant level in 1/3 oct mode.
• Keyboard focus of the host is now retained after clicking inside the editor window (Mac only).
• Compatibility issues with systems running Mac OS X 10.3.

Version 1.2.1 - 11-Jun-2007
Enhancements
• The levels of the spectrum display are now scalable in steps of 10 dB.
• New display modes added: H-Align, V-Align and V-Space.
• The default color set has been changed for better contrast.
• The timeout of the demo version has been increased from 10 to 60 minutes.

Version 1.1.3 - 23-May-2007
Enhancements
• Performance improvements.
• Switching via solo/mute now displays the levels immediately (ignoring the Attack setting).
Bug Fixes
• Incorrect assignments of levels in low frequency bands if HiRes Mode is deactivated.

Version 1.1.0 - 16-May-2007
Enhancements
• New high resolution mode (HiRes Mode) for the low frequency bands.
Bug Fixes
• Incorrect drawing of the GUI after loading a preset under certain circumstances.

Version 1.0.0 - 07-May-2007
• Initial Release.

You can find the latest release notes here.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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