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Brainworx® bx_masterdesk

Brainworx® bx_masterdesk

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4.5/5
(86 reviews)

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Easily deliver polished, professional masters.

Developed by Brainworx, and based on a complete chain of field-proven, high-end, professional analog mastering processors, the bx_masterdesk plug-in provides a fully featured mastering environment in a single plug-in that’s as easy to use as it is powerful.

Whether you’re in the rehearsal room quickly polishing a reference track, or a professional engineer delivering masters to record labels, the bx_masterdesk plug-in offers a complete, intuitive mastering processing chain.

Now You Can:

Master your mixes quickly and easily with professional-sounding results

Easily sculpt masters with the powerful Bass, Mid, Treble, and Presence EQ

Select from four compressor modes and effortlessly dial in the proper compression characteristics

Use Brainwork’s acclaimed M/S processing to tweak the stereo image with the Mono Maker and Stereo Enhance features

Take a Listen

Take a Listen
Simple, Yet Powerful

Simple, Yet Powerful

Mastering requires a balanced, highly tuned processing chain, which can be both complex and expensive. The bx_masterdesk plug-in takes much of the guesswork out of the mastering process by combining several parameters into single controls with carefully chosen individual audio processors, each pre-tuned for easy and effective results.

Four Compressors

Four Compressors

The bx_masterdesk’s compressor section makes it easy to add energy to your masters without any pumping or unwanted artifacts. Inspired by classic designs, but transformed for the needs of modern DAW production, the compressor section features four different operating modes, each with its own attack and release rate for quick parallel compression textures.

Easy EQ

Easy EQ

The EQ section of the bx_masterdesk plug-in lets you dial in broad stroke tonal adjustments using an intuitive control set that resembles a guitar amp's tone stack. Simply turn the Bass, Mid, Treble, and Presence knobs to quickly and subtly tweak the EQ curve of your master.

Final Touches

Final Touches

For final seasoning, the bx_masterdesk plug-in sports two resonant filters, perfect for cleaning up low-end rumble and taming harsh transients. The bx_masterdesk’s precision metering will ensure your levels are always correct, while Brainworx’s renowned M/S processing lets you artfully shape the width of your masters.

Key Features

A simple to use, all-in-one mastering chain

Four types of compressor circuits

Simple, powerful EQ "tonestack" style EQ

Brainwork’s acclaimed M/S processing, Mono Maker, and Stereo Enhance features

Customer Reviews

Brainworx bx_masterdesk

Overall Rating

4.5/5
(86 reviews)

P. FRATTINI

December 12, 2019

All things mastering

Whether you’re just an amateur looking to max your mix to the standard loudness or a pro looking for a swiss-army knife at the mastering stage, this is for you.
It’s simple to use and yet very detailled. It will take some doing, but this plugin will find its way in your mastering chain every time, for any style. It truly is a killer solution.

А. Лозовец

December 4, 2019

ТАБЛЕТКА ОТ ВСЕХ ПРОБЛЕМ!!!

Просто нет слов! На мастере ему нет цены!!!

S. Synan

November 25, 2019

Fantastic plugin for a "novice" master.

This plugin makes ALL the difference when it comes to a laymen creating a master track. Of course a true mastering pro will provide a much better final mix, but for a one-stop shop plugin this is absolutely fantastic. I couldn't believe my ears when I heard how well this plugin does a final master. There are websites where you can submit a mix and it will spit back a "master" but this is far better and you have much more control.

Is this good enough for a top-40 mix? Probably not. Is it good enough to provide polish, sheen, and a great demo mix? Absolutely! I know almost nothing about mastering and this plugin has really helped to provide a headache-free experience when it comes to creating a good-enough master.

Personally I've found the best results by throwing a Fairchild 670 under this plugin for a bit of glue, bit this alone will certainly do the trick. Get it!

G. Charles

November 18, 2019

Sound great

Good stuff

G. Charles

November 18, 2019

Sound great

Good stuff

G. Charles

November 18, 2019

Sound great

Good stuff

G. Charles

November 18, 2019

Sound great

Good stuff

G. Charles

November 18, 2019

Sound great

Good stuff

G. Schwab

October 2, 2019

Very good!

Very good Sound!

M. CISCATO

September 27, 2019

Absolutly amazing

Highly, highly recommended.

K. Britt

September 21, 2019

OG ANALOG VIBES

Just getting around to working with this plug in and I had to write a review. The warm analog sound is absolutely beautiful. I paired it with the AMPEX ATR-102 and thought I was in the most expensive studio. Bless Up.... get this for sure. Simple.

S. Kochi

September 20, 2019

使用時はEQなどとの組み合わせが必須。

音圧上げに関しては(その楽曲のジャンルにもよるが)、昨今の市販CDレベルまでに上げようとする場合はどうしても音質が変化する為、この前にEQなどをインサートし組み合わせて、極端な音質変化を抑えられるよう補う事が必須となる。特に低域(バスドラムやベース)が損なわれてしまう為、星は2.5寄りの3つ。尚、これと比較したソフトはiZotope Ozone8。導入を検討されている方は、デモで試してみてからを推奨する。

UAD User

September 16, 2019

Definitely in the analog vibe realm.

Widening and we work great, and the compressor and overall character seem to effortlessly add a bit more sweetness and smoothness to a mix that are—to my ears—more along the analog sound. It would be interesting to compare this to Aria sometime. I’m sure there would still be a difference, but it makes me wonder just how much.

J. Shuck

September 5, 2019

So, so fantastic.

I love the premise that mastering has become overcomplicated. This wonderful plugin simplifies the entire process. I spend a lot less time overthinking it, and a lot more time listening. Great results, quickly. Highly, highly recommended. The only thing I'm not entirely sure of is whether it is worth buying the UAD version now that Plugin Alliance is selling the entire bx suite for $13 a month! But however you do buy it, buy it.

R. Ryda

June 27, 2019

DEMO ***** !

Before running the updated licence file that resets the demos, I've tried this plugin and to my amazement, I've really liked it! I think it's gonna be my next purchase! Five stars!

B. Chiaravalle

June 19, 2019

One of my favorites!

I’ve normally used Ozone on my stereo master out which I like a lot. But since I started using this plugin it’s my first choice. The vibe that it adds to my mixes is undeniable. Really adds an analog thing that I crave. The compression is so musical. And the simple eq knobs really are effective. Very easy to use and get a great result with!

V. German

June 16, 2019

Wonderful device!

Dense, clear sound !!! Well "pumps up" and makes a "wide" sound. Recommend!

M. Gold

June 11, 2019

Fast and good

I demo’d this along with the ‘classic’ version against my current mastering solution (Ozone). The stereo widener is awesome and the compressor is very good. I could get pretty damn close to my Ozone master, but in a couple of minutes, instead of getting buried for half an hour tweaking hundreds of options. The cheaper classic version suffered from the lack of EQ and resonance filters compared to this full version of Masterdesk.

S. Parikh

June 9, 2019

Brainworks bx_masterdesk

Thisbtain plugin became my go-to end of masterbus chain, for a polishede sound.

L. Vogle

June 7, 2019

good

good