Vintage Tube Overdrive

Valves, Vintage Tube Overdrive Plugin (formerly Valve Filter, Valve Exciter)
$ 59  $ 19

Vintage Valve Emulation

Valves is a vintage valve emulation plugin with multimode resonant filter and cabinet/EQ section.
The valve section is modelled after classic vintage tubes, with added grit and custom gain control.

The filter section is modelled after a classic ladder filter (2-pole or 4-pole) with low pass, high pass, bandpass and notch modes.

The cabinet/EQ section features a selection of modelled cabinets with classic bass and treble EQ controls.

Valves is available for MAC, PC, and LINUX (VST, VST3, AU, AAX, CLAP, 64-bit only), and also as AUv3 and Standalone on the App Store.

Valve Tube Photo

Warm Up

With up to 16x oversampling, Valves can be used to add that authentic tube character to your tracks.

Using the built-in Cabinet/EQ section you can emulate several types of guitar amplifiers and further shape the overdrive sound.

The state variable filter features LowPass, HighPass, BandPass, and Notch modes. It can be used pre or post valve.

Also available on iOS

Valves is available for iPhone and iPad on the App Store, as a AUv3 plugin and Standalone (IAA).

Valves Demo

Try Valves for free with some limitations: silence for 3 seconds every 45 seconds, saving disabled.
If you like it, you can purchase a license and then authorize the demo version.


Requires macOS 10.9 or higher
AU, VST2, VST3, AAX (64bit only)


Requires Windows 7 or higher
VST2, VST3, AAX (64bit only)


Requires Ubuntu 20.04 or newer
VST2, VST3, CLAP (64bit only)


  • Tube Overdrive
  • 8 cabinets with Bass and Treble EQ
  • State Variable Filter: LP, HP, BP, and Notch (2 or 4-pole)
  • 16x Oversample
  • 35 Presets
  • Resizable Window
  • Preset system with randomizer

Download the Manual (PDF)

System Requirements

 Windows 7 – 11
VST2, VST3, AAX, CLAP (64-bit)

 OS X 10.9 – macOS 13
VST2, VST3, AU, AAX, CLAP (64-bit)
Universal 2 Binary

 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
VST2, VST3, CLAP (64-bit)

Copy Protection

To activate your plugin you can choose between Online and Offline authorization.
Create an account, log in through the plugin to activate, or download your license file for offline activation.


1 license up to 3 computers

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No connection required to activate

2023/09/14: v1.1.1

  • Added: Valve Drift option
  • Improved: Valve internal filtering response
  • Fixed: Latency compensation filtering Dry signal
  • Fixed: Filter Type and Cabinet parameter not recalling correctly

2023/08/31: v1.1

  • Added: CLAP plugin format
  • Added: Linux VST2, VST3, CLAP plugin formats
  • Added: Windows 11 support
  • Added: macOS 13 Ventura support
  • Added: AAX Silicon Support
  • Improved: Labels for switch are now changing colours
  • Improved: CPU and memory usage
  • Fixed: Minor bugs
  • Fixed: Filter Resonance not locking correctly with randomiser
  • Fixed: GUI Acceleration settings
  • Fixed: Popups not opening correctly with multiple instances in Logic Pro

2021/06/15: v1.0.3

  • Added: macOS 11 Big Sur support (Universal 2 Binary)
  • Added: Light and Dark UI mode
  • Added: Option to enable Accelerated GUI
  • Added: Internal support for left-hand mouse users
  • Improved: GUI size and loading time

2019/11/04: v1.0.2

  • Added: macOS 10.15 Catalina support
  • Added: Edit Value option for Knobs
  • Added: Notification System
  • Improved: Bypass State GUI
  • Fixed: EQ Response

2019/07/25: v1.0.1

  • Fixed: Crash when loading a preset with Oversampling

2019/07/03: v1.0

  • Release!

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