Navigating: Home » VST/AU/AAX Plugins » Oxford Drum Gate by Sonnox (Plugin Review) Oxford Drum Gate by Sonnox (Plugin Review) Posted on by Exclusivemusicplus Oxford Drum Gate by Sonnox $115.00 8.2 Ease of Use 7.0/10 Clean Intuitive Interface 8.5/10 Features 9.0/10 Get Oxford Drum Gate Disclosure: When you buy through our links, we may get a commission at zero cost to you. I have reviewed a handful of gate plugin on this website, from SSi Pro Analogue Modelled Gate to Gatey Watey to FabFilter Pro-G, and the likes. While they are all good gate plugins, they aren’t specifically made for drums, which is where Oxford Drum Gate comes in. It is a flexible drum gate plugin that solves drum issue swiftly, while also maintaining the audio fidelity. It features intelligent drum-hit detection. First, the Plug-In detects them all with tailor-made transient detection. Then, you simply decide which ones to keep. Let’s Get to Know More About Its Features… Detection This is the first drum gate plugin I have ever seen that features a detection tool, and the good thing is it does its thing pretty well, for example, if you want to clean up your Kick drum, you simply select the Kick, and it does its thing with breeze. Decay Oxford Drum gate also features a Decay, this helps to further clean up your sound, say you want to keep the natural ring of toms, you can use the decay section to quickly focus on the resonance of the tom, in real-time, according to the velocity of each detected hit. Leveller The leveller acts as a compression, but in this case, you are controlling the levels manually. This section can be used to improve the consistency of drum sounds. ►Key Features: Precise transient detection and intelligent drum-type matching to effortlessly separate the hits you want to keep from the spill you don’t. Create custom drum profiles to isolate unusual drum types or fix the occasional kick, snare, or tom mismatch. Decay curve which adapts to the velocity of each drum hit, giving you consistent spill reduction on dynamic performances. Spectral decay editor lets you preserve the resonance, ring, or rattle of each drum hit while quickly clamping down on the spill. The leveler’s dual-target and amount controls let you improve level consistency without losing the contrast between loud hits and soft ghost notes. Real-time MIDI output and MIDI file capture, for accurately triggering drum samples. ► System Requirements: Mac OS X 10.8 and above Windows 7 or later iLok USB device with latest drivers or active internet connection required AAX Native and Pro Tools HDX compatible 10.3.8 and above Compatible with any desktop application that supports Audio Unit (AU), VST2 or VST3 Plug-Ins. Formats: AAX Native and HDX for Pro Tools 10.3.8, and above – Approved Pro Tools CPU, OS and hardware configuration Compatible with any desktop application that supports Audio Unit (AU), VST2 or VST3 Plug-Ins. Please Note: This product supports iLok Cloud Authorisation. An iLok USB Dongle OR an active internet connection is required in order to activate and use this product. Get Oxford Drum Gate Useful Related posts:The Best Software Synthesizer [VST/AU/AAX Plugins] You'll Ever NeedThe Best Free [VST Effects] Plugins in [2020!]Voxengo Offering A Free Premium Membership Post navigation Previous:FabFilter Pro-G (Plugin Review)Next:ERA 4 De-Clipper by Accusonus (A Practical Review Guide) Comment policy: Respectful and beneficial comments are welcome with full open hands. However, all comments are manually moderated and those that doesn't relate with what the passage is saying or offensive comments would be deleted. Thanks for understanding! Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment.