Voxengo TransGainer - User Testimonials
Greetings from Australia!
In the last couple of days I upgraded my Elephant to v.5 after not having used it for sometime. It absolutely 'blew me away', I'd totally forgotten how good it is.
I'm using it on my drum buss and stereo buss in Cubase 12 Pro, it really kicks ass(!) and has an amazing set of options and clarity if that's what is needed in any given project.
I also use MSED, Crunchessor, Varisaturator, Span and Transgainer with very pleasing results.
In my opinion Voxengos tools are right at the top with the best, and often better than the very expensive ones.
I'd say money spent on Voxengo products is money well spend, thank you, Aleksey. :)
"GET UN EFFECT LIKE BRINGING THE MICROPHONE CLOSER TO THE SOURCE"
I have really tried many transient shaper plugins to bring forward a closely recorded sound more transparently than an eq or compressor and to keep the background noise under control which means improving the Signal/Noise ratio.
Apart from Eventide Physion which has a separate place (and requires high latency) I must admit that TransGainer is truly exceptional once you understand how to adapt the detector to your purpose, "Transient detector threshold" and PRECISE_B algorithm in particular.
With a reference converter RME ADI-2 PRO FS it is interesting to note that as the resolution increases, artifacts decrease, especially if you want to use low Detector Threshold. Oversampling is not as useful as a real higher resolution especially from 384kHz and you can also use 768kHz for an almost analog experience.
More than that I think that you have to switch to Elysia Nvelope hardware that has some interesting features that I would like to be inherited by TransGainer in future editions!
As a reference of my tests:
Alg = PRECISE B
Det Delay = 10.0 (min)
Det Thresh = 12.0 (high sample rate resolutions) / 18.0 (low sample rate resolutions)
X.Attack = 200 (max)
X.Decay = 40.0 (min)
X.Gain = 4.0
Out Gain = 0.0
Congratulations indeed for a plugin very underestimated by reviewers and forums.
Just wanted to chime in and say how much I'm enjoying your products. I'm using LF Max, Transgainer, and your MS plug. I'm a sound designer for feature films and video games, and I simply cannot believe the value and quality of your software. It's unreal!
It would be much harder to do a good job without your stuff. Big beefy sounds!