Mastering plugins for musicians, beginners, and pro audio production

All the mastering plugins you need to refine your music with precision. From equalization to dynamic control and loudness optimization. Featuring mastering plugins from top audio brands including the legendary bx_masterdesk range from Brainworx.

Popular mastering plugins

    • $189$99
    • Brainworx
    • bx_glue
    • ★★★★★
    • Delivering vintage warmth and digital precision. The definitive VCA bus compressor. Bring your mixes together with analog glue.
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • NEW!
      • Sale
    • $349$39.99
    • Brainworx
    • bx_masterdesk PRO
    • ★★★★★
    • The complete analog mastering desk is more tweakable than ever… while remaining shockingly easy to use.
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $249$79.99
    • Brainworx
    • bx_clipper
    • ★★★★★
    • Create competitively loud masters and maintain clarity. The ultimate clipping solution from Brainworx: An easy to use soft and hard clipper with that studio sound.
      • Creative FX
      • Hidden Gems
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • NEW!
      • Sale
    • $399
    • iZotope
    • Ozone 11 Advanced
    • Ozone 11 Advanced is the all-in-one pro mastering suite, with intuitive new features and everything you could possibly need to get tracks release-ready.
      • M/S Inside
      • Mastering
      • Hidden Gems
    • $199
    • iZotope
    • Ozone 11 Standard
    • Effortlessly get your tracks release-ready with Ozone 11 Standard, mastering software with intuitive new features and AI processing.
      • M/S Inside
      • Mastering
      • Hidden Gems
    • $329$39.99
    • Shadow Hills
    • Mastering Compressor Class A
    • ★★★★★
    • This Limited Class A RED Edition is the pinnacle of the Shadow Hills Sound, perfect for mastering, complete with TMT under the hood!
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Hidden Gems
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $299$39.99
    • Brainworx
    • bx_limiter True Peak
    • ★★★★★
    • A True Peak limiter you’ll actually love for its sound! Hit your loudness targets without losing anything - except for troublesome inter-sample peaks.
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $299$39.99
    • Bettermaker
    • Bus Compressor
    • ★★★★★
    • Use the Bettermaker Bus Compressor plugin to apply warm and punchy bus compression. It includes a THD knob, sidechain filter, and Peak/RMS detection modes.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • NEW!
      • Sale
    • $399$39.99
    • AMEK
    • Mastering Compressor
    • ★★★★★
    • A precise emulation of one of the most coveted modern stereo compressors. Featuring True RMS detector circuits and crest factor control, it's like having three complementary compressors in one.
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $49
    • iZotope
    • Ozone 11 Elements
    • Polish your tracks with the help of AI in Ozone 11 Elements, easy-to-use mastering software with helpful new features.
      • M/S Inside
      • Mastering
      • NEW!
      • Hidden Gems
    • $299$39.99
    • Shadow Hills
    • Mastering Compressor
    • ★★★★★
    • Classic Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor from 2011. Iconic with its green LEDs. Great for drum busses, oozing personality & smooth mojo
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $299$129.99
    • Three-Body Technology
    • Kirchhoff-EQ
    • ★★★★★
    • The ultimate digital EQ plugin, with every feature you’ll ever need. Dynamics processing, vintage models, selectable phase modes and more.
      • M/S Inside
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $299$39.99
    • Brainworx
    • bx_townhouse Buss Compressor
    • ★★★★★
    • Plugin of the iconic 1978 Townhouse Buss Compressor: A custom build from SSL parts that delivers iconic compression with extra character and warmth.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Hidden Gems
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
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    • $279$99.99
    • ADPTR AUDIO
    • Metric AB
    • ★★★★★
    • The mastering engineer’s best friend: Compare your mix to your favorite reference tracks. See,hear and learn even more with new expanded features.
      • Hidden Gems
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $349$69.99
    • Maor Appelbaum Mastering & Hendyamps
    • THE OVEN
    • ★★★★★
    • A color box with endless mojo and unique controls, based on the original boutique hardware.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Hidden Gems
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $329$79.99
    • Black Box Analog Design
    • HG-2MS
    • ★★★★★
    • Mastering grade tube saturation & harmonics, now with M/S processing and advanced filters for even more creative saturation.
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $449$39.99
    • Brainworx
    • bx_console AMEK 9099
    • ★★★★★
    • Rupert Neve-designed Amek strips: The acclaimed 9098i Analogue console as a plugin, packed with new features.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $349$39.99
    • Brainworx
    • bx_console SSL 9000 J
    • ★★★★★
    • The SSL legendary console behind major releases from Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Madonna, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, as a plugin with presets from Michael Brauer (Coldplay, John Mayer, Grizzly Bear).
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Made by BX
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $349$39.99
    • Brainworx
    • bx_console SSL 4000 E
    • ★★★★★
    • The legendary console that earned Solid State Logic their place in pro audio history. Plugin officially approved by SSL.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Made by BX
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $229$39.99
    • Mäag Audio
    • EQ4
    • ★★★★★
    • 6 bands of wonderful EQ from Mäag Audio. Add that magic “AIR” to your vocal tracks, master bus and more.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Made by BX
      • Sale
    • $299$39.99
    • SPL
    • IRON
    • ★★★★★
    • Iron is a modern “Vari-Mu” tube compressor, built for mastering and bus compression, with a beautifully musical sound and incredible options for color.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $249$59.99
    • Black Box Analog Design
    • HG-2
    • ★★★★★
    • Emulation of sweet tubes and creamy-sounding transformers make your tracks sound richer, fuller, and louder.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $299$39.99
    • Lindell Audio
    • SBC
    • ★★★★★
    • The SBC compressor is an aggressive compressor based on the legendary American hardware.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $299$39.99
    • Brainworx
    • bx_digital V3
    • ★★★★★
    • The latest update to this innovative Mid/Side EQ. The “Plugin of the Decade” gets a host of new features including dynamic EQ and more.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $199$39.99
    • SPL
    • Transient Designer Plus
    • ★★★★★
    • Shape the attack and sustain of transients with precision using SPL's Differential Envelope Technology.
      • Creative FX
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Made by BX
      • Sale
    • $199$39.99
    • SPL
    • Transient Designer Plus
    • ★★★★★
    • Shape the attack and sustain of transients with precision using SPL's Differential Envelope Technology.
      • Mastering
    • $249$59.99
    • Looptrotter
    • SA2RATE 2
    • ★★★★★
    • Warm up your audio with pleasing harmonics and gentle peak reduction. Add smooth saturation while keeping your lows powerful and your highs smooth.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $399$39.99
    • TOMO Audiolabs
    • LISA
    • ★★★★★
    • Modeled after the $15k hardware dynamic EQ! Six bands of smooth opto compression per channel! Fully approved by TOMO Audiolabs.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Hidden Gems
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $399$39.99
    • AMEK
    • EQ 200
    • ★★★★★
    • The classic benchmark for clean, transparent mastering-grade EQ, based on the earliest high-end parametric EQs.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $349$39.99
    • AMEK
    • EQ 250
    • ★★★★★
    • The digital version of Sontec's high-end parametric EQ for modern mixing and mastering.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $249$39.99
    • Lindell Audio
    • 80 Series
    • ★★★★★
    • An exacting emulation of the original Neve 1073 and 1084 preamp/EQs, the 2254 limiter/compressor, and 1272 line amplifier module for your DAW.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $199$59.99
    • DS Audio
    • TANTRA 2
    • ★★★★★
    • Turn any sound into a complex rhythmic progression with this intuitive multi-effects plugin that has 8 powerful effect stages including filter, distortion, delay, lo-fi, glitch and more.
      • Creative FX
      • Hidden Gems
      • Sale
    • $349$39.99
    • Lindell Audio
    • 69 Series
    • ★★★★★
    • Channel strip of the iconic Helios type console that defined classic rock of the 1970s with preamp, twin EQs & FET compressor/limiter
      • Creative FX
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $349$39.99
    • SPL
    • PQ
    • ★★★★★
    • Switch between constant and proportional Q modes with this exacting emulation of the precise 120V rail mastering equalizer from SPL.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Mastering
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $349$39.99
    • Lindell Audio
    • 50 Series
    • ★★★★★
    • The API® dynamics and EQ sections that are favorites for creating professional-sounding drums, guitars, synths and more with attitude and presence.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $249$39.99
    • Purple Audio
    • MC77
    • ★★★★★
    • Purple Audio’s impeccable recreation of the classic 1176 FET compressor provides an authentic squeeze with modern updates.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $349$39.99
    • Brainworx
    • bx_console SSL 4000 G
    • ★★★★★
    • Officially approved by SSL, this console is the gold-standard for producing and mixing rock music with its tight and punchy tone.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Made by BX
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $149$29.99
    • Brainworx
    • bx_subsynth
    • ★★★★★
    • Brainworx’s bx_subsynth generates subharmonic frequencies an octave below your audio material, adding depth to tracks with thin bass profiles.
      • Creative FX
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Sale
    • $249$39.99
    • elysia
    • alpha compressor
    • ★★★★★
    • The alpha compressor plugin is a faithful software reincarnation of elysia’s legendary $11,000+ analog M/S mastering compressor.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $249$39.99
    • Dangerous Music
    • BAX EQ
    • ★★★★★
    • A smooth-sounding Baxandall EQ with world-class 1950s tone control and character. Use it to transparently enhance the low end and top end of your mixes.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $299$39.99
    • Bettermaker
    • EQ232D
    • ★★★★★
    • The Pultec of the 21st Century! Bettermaker EQ232D delivers the lush bottom end and smooth top of a classic Pultec-style EQ, with an even bigger, cleaner sound, and far more flexibility than any vintage EQ.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $299$89.99
    • ADPTR AUDIO
    • SCULPT
    • ★★★★★
    • The future of dynamic and tonal control. Thoroughly and cleanly reshape your sound in ways that other processors simply cannot.
      • Hidden Gems
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $249$39.99
    • NEOLD
    • U2A
    • ★★★★★
    • A homage to what is rightfully considered the ultimate opto compressor of all time, based on sophisticated analog modeling with a couple of nifty tweaks.
      • Hardware Emulations
    • $199$39.99
    • SPL
    • Vitalizer MK2-T
    • ★★★★★
    • Make music and speech more comprehensible, loudness more intense, and the stereo width of songs wider using the SPL Vitalizer MK2-T unmasking EQ.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $299$39.99
    • Brainworx
    • bx_console N
    • ★★★★★
    • This revolutionary Brainworx plugin delivers a startlingly realistic model of the rare 72-channel Neve® VXS™ analog console of producer/engineer Dirk Ulrich. TMT Inside!
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Made by BX
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $349$39.99
    • Brainworx
    • bx_console Focusrite SC
    • ★★★★★
    • Officially approved Focusrite TMT Studio plugin of the beautiful console designed for Beatles producer, Sir George Martin
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Near-Zero Latency Live-Host!
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $399$39.99
    • Knif Audio
    • Soma
    • ★★★★★
    • A new type of passive tube EQ, offering cleaner, more flexible tone & more precise EQ adjustments. Perfect for the modern mastering engineer.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
      • TMT inside
    • $149$39.99
    • Unfiltered Audio
    • Bass-Mint
    • ★★★★★
    • Augment, manipulate, enhance, and shape your low end in new and unprecedented ways with Unfiltered Audio’s Bass-Mint.
      • Creative FX
      • Sale
    • $149$49.99
    • Vertigo
    • VSM-3
    • ★★★★★
    • Add warmth, richness, brightness, and detail to your mixes using the VSM-3: The precise and powerful mastering saturator.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • M/S Inside
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $299$39.99
    • ACME Audio
    • Opticom XLA-3
    • ★★★★★
    • ACME’s vivid Opto Compressor, full of Mojo and Harmonic Coloration!
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Hidden Gems
      • Made by BX
      • Sale
    • $149$39.99
    • Vertigo
    • VSC-2
    • ★★★★★
    • Brainworx take on the Quad Compressor that built its stellar reputation with the four custom hand-built, discrete “1979” VCAs used in its design. The tone of the best VCAs of the 70s and 80s with a modern mastering pathway.
      • Hardware Emulations
      • Made by BX
      • Mastering
      • Sale
    • $249
    • NEOLD
    • WARBLE
    • ★★★★★
    • WARBLE is the ultimate vintage tape modulation & lo-fi effect that makes everything you throw at it sound special, unique, and creative.
      • Hardware Emulations
    • $179
    • Unfiltered Audio
    • SILO
    • ★★★★★
    • Harness the possibilities of granular processing to create otherworldly reverb sounds you’ll never forget.
      • Creative FX
      • SPATIAL + 3D

 

The best selection of mastering plugins in music production

The mastering plugins Plugin Alliance offers give you the essential tools for mastering music. Get the essential mastering plugins like Three-Body Technology's Kirchhoff-EQ, ADPTR AUDIO's Metric AB, Black Box Analog Design HG-2MS, Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor Class A, and Brainworx bx_clipper. These tools cater to a wide spectrum of mastering needs, from minor adjustments to significant enhancements, ensuring your tracks are ready for any listening environment, including making them sound loud and great on streaming platforms. 

Our mastering plugins are compatible with all leading DAWs such as Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase, and FL Studio, enabling a seamless integration into your existing production setup.

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