Crave EQ, professional equalizer plugin for mixing and mastering

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Download Version 1.2.15

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Supported audio plugin formats: VST, VST3, Audio Unit and AAX. Available for Windows 7+ and macOS 10.9+.

It's now our defacto EQ. It's sped up EQ decision making by a serious margin and lets us develop the filtering from the start of tracking through to mixing and mastering. Bruce Wood & Louis Colan, Touchwood Augmented Audio
All I can say is wow. This is my new go-to EQ, I love the sound and the workflow. Javier Roman, Sound Technician
The analog mode definitely sounds like outboard to me: alive, smooth, adding dimension, wow. Jimmy Deer


  • Beautifully smooth, lovingly crafted EQ models for mixing and mastering
  • 16 parametric bands with a choice of peaking, high/low shelf, high/low cut, notch and band pass filters
  • M/S, L/R and mono channel processing
  • Solo listen
  • Configurable high-resolution spectrum analyzer
  • Fluidly scalable frequency, filter and meter axes
  • Resizable interface
  • macOS Retina and Windows high-DPI support
  • Velocity sensitive knobs
  • GPU accelerated graphics
  • Light on CPU

What's New in Version 1.2

Automatic Gain Compensation

Automatic gain compensation adjusts the output gain to compensate for the effect of filtering on perceived loudness.

Input Gain

Input gain controls complement the existing output gain controls.

More Control Over Presets

Use the extended preset functionality to specify exactly what parameter subsets a preset will affect.

Default Settings

Use the extended preset functionality to specify default settings for new plugin instances.

What's New in Version 1.1


Crave EQ is now available for macOS 10.9 and above.

Spectrum Analyzer Enhancements

The spectrum analyzer now has a smoothing control. Also, the resolution and latency of the spectrum analyzer is clearly marked.

Solo Listen

You can solo a band from the context menu or via double-click.

Mouse Wheel Support

Filter bands, knobs and axes can be controlled via the mouse wheel.

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