Although there are plenty of fine-sounding compressors around, they rarely give you much in the way of helpful visual feedback. Enter the animated graphical display of of the FabFilter Pro-C, which shows you just what effect it's having on your signals, making it a breeze to set up.
Pro-C is a truly modern and innovative VST/AU/RTAS compressor that's program-dependent. This means that the effect of the compression adapts to suit the audio input, for maximum dynamic manipulation with minimal unwanted side effects.
There are three individual compression styles onboard: Clean goes for clinical accuracy with a transparent sound, Classic offers authentic analogue warmth, and Opto shares its attributes with a vintage optical compressor, having a very soft knee and a somewhat slower response.
Meanwhile, the display makes using compression easier than ever. You can watch the peaks and troughs of the audio signal rush by while tweaking the MIDI-learnable controls, quickly reaching the desired compression effect, almost as if by magic.
Whether you're a compression freshman or a professor of pump, Pro-C gets top marks.5 Stars