A good "non-free" reverb vst ?

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A good "non-free" reverb vst ?

Post by chymera » Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:44 pm

hi guys,

I've tried both ableton's reverb and many free reverb VSTS, and while there's nothing essentially wrong with any of them; all have virtues and merits of their own, I'm missing the reverb sound I need... specifically I have a hardware alesis midiverb, and the reverbs on that are sweet... Is there a VST that I have to pay for that can get me sterling results?

And before you say, just use the alesis midiverb, well 1) its in a different country at the moment, and 2) VST is just soooo much more practical


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Post by Tarekith » Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:47 pm


Plate 140 on the UAD.

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Post by polyslax » Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:59 pm

Wizooverb W2 - very good IR and synthetic reverb, relatively cheap ($99) at the moment... major caveat though, there seems to be some question whether development will continue now that the Wizoo devs have moved on to bigger and better things.

IK Multimedia CSR - beautiful synthetic reverb, modelled after hardware.

Arts Acoustic Reverb - you just missed a 30% off sale, ended yesterday. Not my fave but a lot of people love it for smooth synthetic reverb.

Of course the 2 mentioned by Tarekith are acknowledged as being among, if not the best for software reverbs.
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Post by ikke » Wed Dec 27, 2006 5:04 pm

i was in the same boat. Im very pleased with Wizooverb W2 at the momnt
i only use it in my audioeditor though because it takes too much cpu in Live

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Post by evildick » Wed Dec 27, 2006 5:28 pm

Another nice algorithmic Reverb is WaveArts MasterVerb 5.

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Post by adi » Wed Dec 27, 2006 5:33 pm

Tarekith wrote:Altiverb?

Plate 140 on the UAD.
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Post by feyshay » Thu Dec 28, 2006 12:45 am

Although I usually use external effects for reverb, I like Pristine Space. You can get this for cheap right now from Voxengo (less than $100).
The other one I use (that I chose over all the others in the same price range)--Spin Audio's RoomVerb M2. That is on sale now for $119.
If you want to go higher in price, I'd go for Altiverb.

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Post by SubFunk » Thu Dec 28, 2006 1:27 pm

dito altiverb or the UAD stuff.
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Post by theshaggyfreak » Thu Dec 28, 2006 1:46 pm


Pristine Space if you're into convolution reverbs.

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Post by leedsquietman » Thu Dec 28, 2006 7:14 pm

Glaceverb is a decent reverb for free...


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Post by babkubwa » Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:32 am

Tarekith wrote:
Plate 140 on the UAD.
just tried this for the first time last night. really amazing sound - wanting a uad card so much now - wish I'd never heard it!

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Post by forge » Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:43 am

I really like the waves RVerb

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Post by leedsquietman » Tue Oct 07, 2008 6:31 am

Reverence by Audio Damage is a great plate reverb.

Admittedly, the PLate 140 in UAD is the king of plate reverbs but Reverence is also excellent for a modest outlay too.

I don't like Waves products, but I have heard their convolution reverb and think it's pretty nice. Not as nice as Altiverb but close.
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Post by Grappadura » Tue Oct 07, 2008 6:39 am

Warmverb by tone2. Best bang for the buck, plus its a whole effects workstation, with, among other effects (24 in total I believe), 3 different types of reverb, which sound very decent, not muddying the sound, but rather clean and "crisp".

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