Youlean Loudness Meter Last month we gave a gander to NUSofting’s Noisetar, a nifty nicety developed by Luigi Felici for the most recent Developer Challenge contest held over at kvraudio.com. At the time of writing, the contest was not yet over, having en
Utilitarian approach and professional design earn this metering tool the top prize in freebie development
And it’s not hard to see why – when you open up the cross-platform Youlean Loudness Meter, you can immediately see that it’s the sort of plugin that pro engineers and studios pay the big bucks for.
A multichannel affair, Loudness Meter offers mono, stereo, and three variations on 5.1 surround sound. It also provides support for seven international standards of measurement. One of its keenest features is the ability to move through the history of the signal’s analysis. Better still, all data is stored with your DAW’s session for later recall. We can think of few better tools to help manage your levels when mixing or mastering.
Though the Loudness Meter came out on top, with a whopping 41 entries in this year’s competition, it’s safe to say that desktop producers and musicians are the real winners.
Free for all! The winner of KVR’s annual Developer Challenge is one of 41 fabulous and free entries