Vinyl Strip

Modular Channel Strip

Vinyl Strip - Modular Channel Strip Plugin - GUI

Retro Effects

Vinyl Strip is a multi-effect plugin featuring 6 modules: Distortion, Compressor, Bit Crusher, Tilt EQ, Vintage Reverb, and Vinylizer. The modules can be arranged in any combination by simple drag-n-drop. Vinyl Strip will add life and an old school touch to your samples and tracks, and achieve that classic vinyl record sound in your digital environment. The plugin is optimised to be lightweight on the CPU.

6 Modules

Much more than just a vinyl emulator, Vinyl Strip features 6 modules dedicated to recreating that classic vintage/old school sound of vinyl recording and sampling.

  • Distortion, chooses which kind of harmonics you want to generate
  • Compressor, easy to get a softer or harder sound
  • Sampler, recreates the sound quality of early samplers
  • Tilt EQ, balances the sound like an old hi-fi system
  • Reverb, adds a warm vintage space to your sounds
  • Vinyl, emulates the dust, noise, warp, and response of vinyl

Drag and Drop

You can customize your channel strip with a simple drag-and-drop.

By default, all modules (except the Master module) can be moved and re-arranged to create different signal flows.

For example, you can decide to add the compressor module after the Vinyl emulation, or vice versa.

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“An approachable but powerful way to add all kinds of vinyl, ageing and retro effects to your tracks with a minimum of fuss – 9/10”

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“Vinyl Strip is one of the most interesting, versatile ‘vintagiser’ plugins we’ve used. Ideal for treating individual channels and processing whole loops/groups. It does exactly what it sets out to – 9/10”

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“Great sound, feature-rich, easy to operate and low demand on computer resources…results are always musical and appealing – 5.5/6”

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Vinyl Strip Demo

Try Vinyl Strip 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, CLAP (64bit only)


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


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


  • 6 modules: Distortion, Compressor, Bit Crusher, Tilt EQ, Reverb, and Vinylizer
  • All modules can be arranged by drag-n-drop
  • Lightweight on CPU
  • 25 Presets
  • 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

No iLok

We don’t like dongles

No Internet

No connection required to activate

2023/04/24: v1.6.1

  • Added: macOS 13 Ventura support
  • Added: Windows 11 support
  • Added: AAX Silicon Support
  • Added: Linux VST2, VST3, CLAP plugin formats
  • Improved: CPU and memory usage
  • Fixed: Compatibility with macOS 10.11 and 10.12

2022/09/13: v1.6

  • Added: macOS 12 Monterey support (Universal 2 Binary)
  • Added: CLAP plugin format
  • Added: Light and Dark UI mode
  • Added: Option to enable Accelerated GUI
  • Added: Internal support for left-hand mouse users
  • Improved: GUI and loading time
  • Improved: Joined Parameter lock and Random lock

2019/12/17: v1.5

  • Added: macOS 10.15 Catalina support
  • Added: VST3 plugin format
  • Added: 10 new presets
  • Added: Parameter Lock
  • Added: Edit Value option for Knobs
  • Added: Notification System
  • Added: Online Authorization Form
  • Added: Global option – Resizable Window
  • Improved: New GUI with support for Retina/HiDPI displays
  • Improved: Modules bypass
  • Improved: Vinyl Emulation
  • Fixed: Noise/Dust inconsistencies when changing sample rate

2016/05/05: v1.1.5

  • Fixed a bug causing wrong gain values when using host internal bypass (VST only)
  • Improved CPU stability and reduced plugin size
  • Fixed preset recall position in saved projects

2016/01/15: v1.1.2

  • Fixed Compressor module not working on mono tracks

2015/10/07: v1.1.1

  • Fixed samplerate problem with Sampler module

2015/10/06: v1.1.0

  • Added Dust/Noise Envelope (acts like a gate)
  • Added Dust/Noise Louder (increases the overall volume for both)
  • Added WOW Enhanced (increases the pitch modulation range)
  • Fixed automation values recall when switching presets

2015/09/24: v1.0.1

  • Fixed WOW knob bug/noise
  • Fixed preset name recalling on saved projects

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