ToneSpot Acoustic Pro
"Best tone of string instruments spotted easily"
Improves the tone of stringed acoustic instruments such as acoustic guitar, piano, violin, cello, banjo or mandolin.
Software product, electronic download, immediate delivery.
Product for guitarists
Audified studio tools help to save time and make your workflow easier
Exact model of valve circuits
iLok not required
Compatible with MacOS and Windows & Plug-in in AAX, Audio Unit and VST format compatible with all major audio workstations

Highlights

Swiss Army Knife solution for all tone hunters. Designed to fit the modern genres as well as the more traditional ones.

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Best mixing tricks and creative effects for stringed acoustic instruments processing
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Monstrous processing power and flexibility
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Musically labeled controls
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Settings based on the analysis of thousands of world-class records
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Time-saver: No need to use many plug-ins
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Intelligent gain staging

Tone hunting

You need that outstanding tone you are hearing on your favorite album. So you bought an awesome instrument and a fantastic amp. Maybe you have also bought some beautiful stomp boxes, expensive rack units and phenomenal microphones. You use many hi-end plug-ins.
But what? Your dream-tone is not there when recorded and mixed with the rest of the band? You are endlessly tweaking and tweaking your sound, you tried everything. No success.

Why?

Acoustic instruments can take a lot of processing even the natural tone is needed. It’s because of the context. Acoustic instruments can fight against busy arrangement with several layers of instruments clashing into each other. Or the recordings are sounding too sterile, thin or harsh. So you need the tone that can cut through. The tone has to be harmonically rich and fat sounding, but it also needs to have a lot of clarity and tightness at the same time. But it’s not all! Even if the instrument is heavily processed, it also has to be very natural sounding at some point so everyone knows what instrument is played.

And that's why you need ToneSpot.

Let's talk engineering for a while, shall we?

"When a professional audio engineer is building that awesome tone in the studio, he is often running it through some heavy lifting. Blending several re-amping chains with massive filtering, heavy compression, equalization, saturation or even some multiband processing and maybe some other crazy stuff. And it is no secret that the top engineers often run the signal through their chains twice or three times in series until both the engineer and the artist are 100% satisfied with the result. So there is a lot of stuff to do when building a perfect tone.

There are very few products tailored for acoustic instruments post-processing, but most today’s engineers use very similar workflow."

Standard acoustic instruments rigs

Mostly it’s not enough to run the acoustic instrument through a preamp or DI-box to get the standards we are hearing on today’s records.
At the end of the day, we need a ton of surgical plugins, a ton of effects, simulation plugins that eat a significant portion of CPU power.

ToneSpot solution

There is a simpler solution. Tone Spot is just one processor doing everything. One missing product you need for every stringed acoustic instrument. It is a key to success full of tricks, extensive know-how and still with a lot of freedom.

What matters? Music or sound?

Both.

Great musical ideas need a great sound. Music industry changed over years. The quality of sound and sound aesthetics often determine the success of the music. It’s not enough to write good music anymore. You need breathtaking sound to get attention.

And...
If you have an inspiring sound, you write and play better music.
You have the ideas, we have the tool, so…
Lets get inspired by the sound!

Version comparison

Feature Pro Express
Usage Maximum flexibility Quick results, "set & forget"
Interface Zoom function Yes Yes
Digital input and output meters Yes No
Switchable analog meter No Yes
Price $99 $49
iLok required No No
Number of factory presets 214 214
More factory presets in updates Yes Yes
User presets Yes No
Calibration Yes Yes
AGC control Yes Yes
Fully adjustable modules: Yes No

Videos

Discover the product features in Audified and 3rd party video tutorials and reviews.

ToneSpot Acoustic Pro
Complete tutorial
Mad Steex Production
Perfect solution to mix acoustic instruments
Home Recording Made Easy
Audified ToneSpot Acoustic Pro - Plugin Reveiw

Technical info

System requirements of the selected product. For some effects and applications, we have versions compatible with older systems. Please visit the Downloads page and browse the available versions if your system is older than specified here.

Mac OS X 10.9 - Mac OS X 10.14
AAX 32b, AAX 64b, AU 32b, AU 64b, VST2 32b, VST2 64b, VST3 32b, VST3 64b
Windows 7 - Windows 10
AAX 32b, AAX 64b, VST2 32b, VST2 64b, VST3 32b, VST3 64b

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