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

    by DYR Photography / CDM Music
    Excellent and Well Done with BX_Masterdesk! I purchased it a few hours ago and ran through the usual tests. It's doing an excellent job of refining the overall mix. The controls are particularly… Read More
  • good!

    by good!
  • Simple and effective

    by Kirill Afonin
    Great mastering tool for musician/producer! The interface is intuitive and easy to get started right away. I love the analog workflow and analog character it gives to your mix. And while I was… Read More
  • Marvelous Plugin

    by Random Dirt
    I absolutely love this one. Always in my Master Bus. Try it and you will buy it.
  • Must Have!

    by DJ Linus
    This is the best Plug In i ever came across!
    Master your mix in 5 minutes - or go back an adjust your mixdown!
    Unbelievable great sounding product!
    Must have!


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

Supported Operating Systems
MacOS 10.9 through 10.14
Windows 7 through 10

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


With the Installation Manager, you can select, download and install just the Plugin Alliance products and formats you need for your system.