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The Metric AB plugin enables you to compare your mix to any reference mix with a simple click of the A/B button.

It is designed to provide you with a clear, intuitive workflow and unique analysis tools. Welcome to the new standard in mix referencing. Just put it on your master channel and switch between your actual mix and CD or iTunes mixes by your favorite engineers and bands, other versions of your mix, etc.

Drag and drop up to 16 reference tracks into Metric AB and take advantage of features such as instant volume matching, cue and loop functions and various monitoring modes. Playback of your reference mixes can be synced with your DAW to create the perfect workflow.

Get technical with more advanced features including multiple analysis modes (spectrum, correlation, stereo image) and industry compliant LUFS loudness and dynamics metering. With Metric AB on your master buss you get all the data you need about your mix and reference audio simultaneously.

Metric AB will play back various formats, like WAV, MP3, AIFF and FLAC! All from within your mix session.

Just put it on your master buss after all the processing plugins you use (limiters, EQs, etc.).

Metric AB offers professional LUFS metering, so it’s the perfect buddy for bx_masterdesk and other mastering solutions!


  • Compare your audio with the click of a button
  • Load up to 16 reference tracks in any format
  • Set loop and cue points that sync with your DAW
  • Five super detailed analysis and metering modes including LUFS

Customer Reviews

  • Great Tool

    by Deniose
    Perhaps the best comparison tool right now in the market with a comprehensive set of measuring tools. There is still some small room for improvement though: keyboard shortcuts for switching versions… Read More
  • For me it was a gamechanger

    by Heiko_M
    This plugin totally changed my mixing approach from blind trial and error to laser-sharp analysis and then adapt. The only thing, that I really would love to see in a future update:
    PLEASE GIVE… Read More
  • Excellent comparison plugin

    by Andres N
    This is an excellent comparison plugin with modern loudness metering. There is nothing like it out there. There are some design choices that I don't like though, and I think could be improved:… Read More
  • Indispensable

    by JC
    Without this new and excellent plugin I would have been lost making fast, temporary (or even permanent) masters of songs all from the same project for clients. Placing MetricAB as the last… Read More
  • Excelent

    by Umbral Studio
    i love it! it's the ultimate way to reference your mixes, i love the automatic gain match so i can reference any mix with the correct levels, and i really love the fact that it can show the different… Read More


Supported Plugin Formats
AAX Native, AU, AAX AudioSuite, VST2, VST3

MacOS 10.9 through 10.14
Windows 7 through 10
Pro Tools 11 or higher or most VST/VST3/AU-compatible hosts running on a supported operating system


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