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  • Product category: Virtual Processor Plug-Ins IK Multimedia
  • Brand: IK Multimedia
  • Description and content of package
  • Technical information and basic settings
  • Frequently asked questions – FAQ
  • Troubleshooting (does not switch on, does not respond, error message, what do I do if...)
  • Authorized service for IK Multimedia Virtual Processor Plug-Ins

User manual for the IK Multimedia T-RackS 5 Mixing and contain basic instructions that need to be followed during installation and operation. Before starting your appliance, the user manual should be read through carefully. Follow all the safety instructions and warnings, and be guided by the given recommendations. User manual is an integral part of any IK Multimedia product, and if it is sold or transferred, they should be handed over jointly with the product. Following the instructions for use is an essential prerequisite for protecting health and property during use, as well as recognition of liability on the part of the manufacturer for possible defects should you make a warranty claim. Download an official IK Multimedia user manual in which you will find instructions on how to install, use, maintain and service your product.

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Product description

IK Multimedia T-RackS 5 is a mixing and mastering modular workstation that can be used as a standalone application or a plug-in for your DAW. It offers engineers maximum processing versatility with an audiophile-grade audio engine, high-end audio processor modules, a comprehensive, broadcast-ready suite of metering tools, and a resizable, single-window GUI for a fast and efficient workflow. The system brings together the essential plug-ins you need to treat and finalize your audio from raw mixes to a finished product, ready for uploading to digital delivery and streaming services, or for CD printing.T-RackS 5 comprises nine T-RackS audio processor modules and can be easily expanded with up to 38 T-RackS processors (available separately). Plug-ins include Master Match, Dyna-MU, EQual, ONE, Classic T-RackS Compressor, Classic T-RackS Equalizer, and more. Configurable mixing/mastering chains enable you to run up to 16 processors in parallel/series. The software ships with a collection of signature presets from the industry's top engineers.
    What's New in Version 5
    • Four new powerful modules: Master Match, Dyna-Mu, EQual, ONE
    • Fully redesigned, fully resizable, flexible interface with faster workflow
    • New audiophile-grade audio engine, completely improved from input to output
    • Supports audio up to 192 kHz / 32-bit floating point
    • Offers 4 dithering options to optimize the dithering noise when reducing the bit-depth of your tracks
    • Enhanced, extensive broadcast-ready professional metering tools
    • Album assembly section with waveform editing, metadata, and multi-format file export
    • Signature presets from the industry's top engineers
    Key Features
    • Includes nine T-RackS audio processor modules
    • Can be expanded with up to 38 high-precision and high-transparency T-RackS processor modules (available separately)
    • Works as a standalone application and as a plug-in
    • Easy to use with style-based presets, full chain visualization, one-click single-module or chain bypass, compare function, and more
    • Configurable mixing/mastering chain—run up to 16 processors in parallel/series
    • High-quality oversampling for high-quality audio processing through the entire signal path
    • High-precision and high-transparency digital processors
    • Accurate digital models of vintage analog hardware devices—uses the company's DSM and SCC technologies
    • Full latency compensation support
    • Module presets and global presets
    • Multiple-curve fade in and out (standalone only)
    • Multiple Snapshots, independent for each audio file (standalone only)
    • Supports multiple input and output audio formats (WAV, AIFF, SD2, MP3), sampling rates, and resolutions
    • High-quality sampling rate and bit-depth converters
    • Single or multiple audio file processing (standalone only)
    • Standalone integration with ARC System 2.5 processing (available separately)
    • ASIO- and CoreAudio-compatible (standalone only)
    • Requires 64-bit applications and operating systems
    • Custom Shop functionality lets you purchase additional modules from within the program


    • Emulation of a well-known American Vari-MU tube compressor celebrated for its warm sound and vivid, colored tone
    Master Match
    • Automatically matches the sound of your songs with up to three different source tracks used as a reference
    • 10-band parametric equalizer with transparent sound
    • Precise editing using a vast array of filter shapes based on the typical curves of classic British and American analog EQs
    • All-in-one solution for easily crafting final masters or shaping the sound of single tracks
    • Easily mix subgroups
    • Includes a compressor, EQ, harmonic exciter, low-end enhancer, and limiter
    Classic T-RackS Compressor
    • Analog-modeled compressor
    Classic T-RackS Clipper
    • Mastering soft clipper
    Classic T-RackS Multi-Band Limiter
    • Three-band mastering limiter
    Classic T-RackS Equalizer
    • Analog-modeled EQ
    Full Metering
    • Suite of metering tools that provide immediate and complete visual information about the content of your audio material
    • Precision loudness LUFS meter, compliant with all leading professional reference standards
    • Peak, RMS, and Dynamic Range meters
    • Spectrogram, real-time analyzer, phase, and correlation meters
    • VU/PPM meters
    • Mid-Side meters
    • Metering suite can be launched as a separate floating window
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Technical parameters

IK Multimedia T-RackS 5 Specs

System Requirements macOS 10.9 or later
64-bit application requires a 64-bit CPU and operating system
Intel Core 2 Duo (minimum)
4 GB of RAM (8 GB suggested)

Windows 7, 8, 10
Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2 (minimum)
4 GB of RAM (8 GB suggested)
Requires an ASIO-compatible sound card

Internet connection is required for web-based Custom Shop operations

Note: EQual processor requires an OpenGL 2-compatible graphics adapter
Supported Plug-In Formats Audio Units, VST 2, VST 3, AAX, standalone
Audio Formats WAV, AIFF, SD2, MP3


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