About

SPL has been developing and manufacturing analog and digital audio gear for the music, film, multimedia, and broadcasting industries since 1984. SPL products are respected worldwide for their innovative approach and user-friendliness, but most of all for their outstanding performance.

Among SPL's most celebrated developments are the patented Vitalizer® sound-optimization processing, the first-ever level-independent dynamic processor known as the Transient Designer, the 5.1 microphone system Atmos, as well as compact monitor controllers and channel strips.

The development of the SUPRA op amps by SPL allowed analog signal processing to outperform the best digital processing in terms of quality. These op amps, which make use of the unsurpassed 120-volt technology, were first used on the MMC mastering console. Ever since, the 120-volt technology has become a quality trademark of SPL products, including the Phonitor headphone amplifiers. More recently, SPL stormed the USB and MADI audio interface market with the introduction of the Crimson and Madison interfaces.

Its collaboration with German company Brainworx resulted in the Analog Code plugins, which translate to the digital realm the same quality expected from all SPL products. This relationship has led SPL to become a member of the Plugin Alliance.

With the Car Vitalizer app, SPL entered the smartphone market and redefined the concept of audio enhancement inside a car — without the need of any additional hardware or expertise. This know-how has allowed SPL to license its technology to major players in the auto industry.

Products

    • $199
    • SPL
    • Passeq
    • The first hardware passive EQ with 3 separate frequency ranges for both boost and cut is available as a1:1 plugin emulation!
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Mastering
    • $99
    • SPL
    • DrumXchanger
    • DrumXchanger utilizes 2 SPL Transient Designers to make replacing drums in real-time (!) a snap.
      • Creative FX
      • Secret Weapon
    • Free
    • SPL
    • Free Ranger
    • Super Simple 4-band graphic EQ with musical curves and an unbeatable price – FREE!
      • Free
    • $199
    • SPL
    • TwinTube
    • Tube Tone and Warmth in an easy, smooth way. Make your bass drums, guitars and vocals stick out.
      • Halloween Sale
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Secret Weapon
    • $199$69.99
    • SPL
    • Vitalizer MK2-T
    • Patented, un-masking EQ from Germany - a modern classic. Enhance your master buss and individual signals.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $149
    • SPL
    • De-Essers
    • SPL De-Esser Collection. They remove undesired sibilant frequencies precisely without compromising the timbre and character of your vocals. The most musically sounding De-Essers!
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Secret Weapon
    • $49
    • SPL
    • Attacker Plus
    • Punch up the attack of percussive sounds with this Microplug featuring the attack portion of SPL’s Transient Designer Plus.
      • Creative FX
      • Hardware Emulations
    • $49
    • SPL
    • De-Verb Plus
    • The De-Verb Plus Microplug employs SPL’s renowned Transient Designer processing to seamlessly pull room tone and/or reverb out of your audio.
      • Hardware Emulations
    • $49
    • SPL
    • Mo-Verb Plus
    • Enhance the Sustain of any audio signal! Great on snares and keys.
      • Hardware Emulations
    • $299
    • SPL
    • IRON
    • Utilizing Brainworx expertise in precise modeling of complex analog circuits, SPL now brings this versatile tool into your DAW preserving its unique sound and character.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • TMT inside
    • $249
    • SPL
    • HawkEye
    • This meter tool by SPL stands out with special functions to analyze high resolution audio and the ability to arrange the plugin-components freely on your screen!
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $149
    • SPL
    • EQ Ranger Plus
    • 181 genre & instrument-specific EQ modules! There’s never been a faster path to professional EQ sound.
      • Halloween Sale
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Secret Weapon
    • $199
    • SPL
    • Transient Designer Plus
    • The King of Level-Independent Transient Control! Adjust Attack and Sustain of anything. Snares other drums, piano, masters, etc.
      • Creative FX
      • Hardware Emulations

Recent Articles

Interview with Benjamin Rice

by Plugin Alliance

We discuss the many challenges music producers face, with Benjamin Rice who recently worked with Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper on 'A Star Is Born'

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Mixing It Up with Andrew Scheps

Mixing engineer/producer Andrew Scheps explains enhancing guitars with vocal tools, saturating single frequency bands and the plugins he grabs when a mix needs some love

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Recent Reviews

  • IRKO

    IRKO

    Multi-Platinum Award Winning Audio Engineer (Jaz-Z, Pitbull, Kanye West)

    I have used the SPL Charisma on a lot of records. When I found about the TwinTube plugin I was like "YEEEAH!!" And so boom -- it’s my to go-to plugin for horns. A must have. It is also great for distorting things (808s for example) or for that warm velvety feel of tuuuuubes!

  • TMS

    TMS

    Songwriter/Producers (G-Eazy, Bebe Rexha, One Direction)

    Loving the updated SPL plugins. I’ve always run them in parallel so to have the wet/dry knob is a godsend. The peak limiter is also a welcomed extra, especially on the Attacker Plus. You can treat it like a clipper and drive the transient into it. Really cool stuff.

  • Josh Newell

    Josh Newell

    Producer/Engineer/Mixer (Linkin Park, Avril Lavigne, Anthrax, Puff Daddy)

    The SPL Mo-Verb Plus is a fantastic tool not only for adding sustain to the shells in a drum kit but also for bringing out sustain on room mics or adjusting the sound of a small room. The newly added wet/dry feature makes it even easier to fine tune your settings.