Precision K-Stereo™ Ambience Recovery

Precision K-Stereo Ambience Recovery

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Widen your mixes and recover the natural ambience of your recorded sources.

The Precision K-Stereo Ambience Recovery plug-in for UAD-2 and Apollo interfaces allows you to precisely enhance the stereo depth and imaging of your mixes without unwanted artifacts.

Created for the UAD platform with famed mastering engineer Bob Katz, the Precision K-Stereo plug-in is designed for critical 2-track mastering applications — from jazz to rock to hip-hop — and is the natural-sounding cure for busy or narrow-sounding mixes.

Now You Can:

Add depth and imaging to instruments and vocals without adding artificial reverb

Extract ambience from source material, naturally, adding depth and width to the stereo field

Harness Mid/Side gain controls adjust the center-to-side balance of mixes

Tweak further with powerful three-band Ambience Filter EQ

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In this video, learn how to widen your mix and give a drum overhead mic more of a room sound with the UAD Precision K-Stereo Ambience Recovery Plug-In.

Key Features

Unique ambience recovery and stereo processing tool, created and patented by famed mastering engineer Bob Katz
Extracts ambient cues from the source material, naturally adding depth and width to the stereo field
Perfect for fixing busy or “narrow” mixes at the mastering stage
3-band Ambience Filter EQ for further shaping the effect
Mid/Side gain controls adjust the center-to-side balance
Left/Right Gain controls for final stereo image balancing and leveling
Custom user presets created by Bob Katz
Requires UAD-2 DSP Accelerator Card or Apollo Interface, available from authorized dealers worldwide

Customer Reviews

Precision K-Stereo Ambience Recovery

Overall Rating

t. taeksu

October 18, 2020

내겐 꼭 필요한 플러그인이다.

It is very useful and useful for the wide range of sound.

E. Irarrázabal

October 3, 2020

Simple y grabitante

Se pueden provocar cambios considerables, más finos de lo que me permite BBE sounds y Waves. Los nombres de modos ABCD / All no ayudan al usuario.

M. Malinski

August 24, 2020

Secret weapon for mastering

Its like magic box, subtle and irreplaceable.

C. Kiasi

August 19, 2020


This thing is magical. Must have

B. Zhang

August 4, 2020



A. Mtz

July 20, 2020

Terric !!! awesome!

I just read Bob Katz Mastering book , he comments about this plug in he create with UAD. Immediately i gave it a chance and oh , god ! for producers making recordings at home this tools is saves a lot of work. I didn't believe how the depth is achieve and natural sounded

thanks Bob and UAD

B. Mora

July 13, 2020

Unique, subtle sweetener

I especially like it on mono voiceover / spoken word tracks, brightens and adds presence quickly and easily.

P. Borisevich

June 17, 2020

Amazing tool

Compared it to Leapwing StageOne, Mathew Lane StereoDelta and Brainworx bx_control V2. None of them come close to the sound quality of this plugin. All of them ruin the sound stage and mess up the timbre of the source (all bad frequencies and resonances start to come up when you widen the stereo image), while K-Stereo does exactly opposite - enhances the sound stage and the timbre in very natural way. The man who made this plugin is a genius. I'm also amazed at DSP hit, only 3%!

D. Pirrie

June 9, 2020

Too subtle for me

I’m not an expert, as a novice I find this to be too subtle to be of any value to me, I wish I had sampled it first before buying, I’d much rather have a different plugin instead. I’m sure the experts love it though, based on the amount of stars on the review forum.

G. Fabrice

April 18, 2020


Sur le master ça fait toute la différence au niveau de l'écartement Stereo !!


April 4, 2020

very good

This is an awesome plugins it's do magic in your mix !!


April 4, 2020

very good

This is an awesome plugins it's do magic in your mix !!

J. Romero

March 10, 2020

A must for your mixes

I am a producer/engineer and well as an Artist... I have produced and mixed for Bruce Kulick (Kiss, Grand Funk Railroad), Co produced a song on Ace Frehley's new record, Todd Kerns (Slash) and Flavor Flav (Public Enemy) to name a few. This plug in is a must for big wide back up panning vocals, guitars as well as other instruments with stereo panning.
I love the old big console sound, so besides the K Stereo, I use UA's Neve Pre Amps, SSL 4000 console with UA's tape emulator and you get the BIG WIDE WARM TONES with the saturation that real tape gives.

L. Banks

March 7, 2020

Big Sides

I was introduced to this plug-in by a friend that just so happens to be a mastering engineer. I use it to instantly add width and liveliness to stereo instruments. You definitely need to be selective when choosing where to use it and dialing in the settings. But with a decerning ear, it can add just enough to make a sound sit better in a mix.

C. Gould

February 8, 2020

Precision K-Stereo

Does pretty much what it says on the tin. Definitely more a salvage tool to put a little width into recorded files with locked reverb. But no substitute for getting it right in the first place! Nice to have in your tool kit but not an essential piece of kit.

M. Alain

February 4, 2020

Precision K-Stereo 

Très bon plugin

M. Alain

February 4, 2020

Precision K-Stereo 

Très bon plugin

K. Matzafleris

January 20, 2020

The Magic of Stereo Imaging

I'm so happy with the use of Precision K-Stereo plug-in; it’s giving me the stereo image and the room that I was missing from my mixes. I use it every single time at my Buses and at my master chain plug-ins to give me the finishing stereo imaging and depth of dimension touch.

S. Perdomo

December 22, 2019

Is like magic!

Soonest i open it, i heard my track more wider and brilliant.

M. Cafeo

December 15, 2019

Bob Katz Creations and Philosophy are Great!

Firstly, especially this time of the year, but also with not a full project to use, reviews on recent purchases are hard to find time for.
But with this one, and being fans of Mr. Katz and his goals about audio in general but especially bit and sample rates, I made a little time away from family, music projects for 2020, everything and everyone!
K-STEREO AMBIENCE RECOVERY is another of several that came from the philosophy Mr. Katz had to create the K-SYETEM.
We’re fans of Bob Katz!
read more here >,_K-stereo_and_K-surround
learn more about Bob here >
Thanks Universal Audio
Happy Christmas and New Years !