The creation of Brainworx owner Dirk Ulrich, bx_masterdesk gives you a high end analog mastering system in a single plugin.

Containing every component you need to create professional results, bx_masterdesk allows you to master your own material with a minimal learning curve. Even if you are not a professional mastering engineer!

No artificial intelligence, virtual assistants or multi-band voodoo, just great sounding analog models and an intuitive layout, so YOU can do the job.

With a clearly defined workflow and pre-tuned processing chain, you’ll find the entire mastering process extremely intuitive. From setting the perfect level and compression settings to dialing in the right tone for your mix, using bx_masterdesk is as easy as 1-2-3.

Please check the sound examples below. Different styles, and we offer mastered versions and pure mixes available for comparison. These masters were made in 60 seconds per song!

Whether you’re a musician, engineer or producer... bx_masterdesk will help you get to where you need be quickly. Try one of our carefully crafted presets as a starting point and from there dive into the intuitive interface and clear metering system to dial in the perfect level and tone for your project.


  • High end analog mastering chain in a single plugin
  • Simple workflow and clear intuitive metering
  • Extensive pre-set list for immediate results
  • New Mid/Side features for fail safe enhancement

Audio Examples

Customer Reviews

  • BX Masterdesk is AMAZING!

    by AdamP
    I think this is a great sounding, simple to use plugin for finishing your mix and making it "master ready". It's so very intuitive and whatever is going on under the hood of this plugin is pretty… Read More
    Plugin Alliance response
    Thank you! Dirk.
  • bx_masterdesk

    by DJ Live
    This baby is a Beast...I love this thing...it adds fire to my mixes after all is done and I'm ready to put the final touch on them... Super duper plugin...thanks for making this one... Like I said,… Read More
  • That's what I needed!

    by MrJimX
    I searched a long time, before finding "bx_masterdesk" which is finally what I was looking for my mixes! I could even compare with others, whose name I will not mention, and sincerely "bx_masterdesk"… Read More
  • easy to use!

    by teen wei
    i love it!
  • Plugins

    by royboy1127
    I recently purchased the Masterdesk and the ad analyser. I am a plugin alliance “heavy hitter”, amdI am not saying that to impress anyone as I did not start out with that intent in mind. I… Read More


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

Supported Operating Systems
Mac OS X 10.9 through 10.13
Windows 7 through 10
Pro Tools 10.3.10 or higher or most VST/VST3/AU-compatible hosts running on a supported operating system

Intel CPU only (minimum 2 GHz recommended)

Intel-compatible CPU with SSE2 instruction set (Pentium 4 compatible or higher; minimum 2 GHz recommended)

System Requirements
Display resolution: 1440 × 900px or 1280 × 960px or higher
Memory: 2 GB RAM


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