What is the best new effect plugin of 2017?

If you can think of something that you’d like to do to your audio, there’s a pretty good chance that there’s a plugin out there that will be able to help you out. And if such a plugin doesn’t already exist, someone somewhere is probably developing it.

Yep, the plugin market was already huge, and in 2017 it got even huger. We’ve seen new takes on old favourites, and cutting-edge processors that seek to break new sonic ground.

Our favourites from the past 12 months are listed below. Take a look and pick your favourite.

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