UAD Spark has announced that Windows users can now get the professional sound of UAD plug-ins natively, without an Apollo interface or UAD hardware. Users can now get the professional sound of UAD plug-ins natively, without an Apollo interface or UAD hardware. This allows users create with an ever-expanding collection of UAD plug-ins for a low monthly price.
UAD Spark – An Evolving Collection
- Get exclusive new instruments and tools with our ever-expanding library.
- UAD Spark plug-ins run on macOS and Windows. No UA hardware required.
- Give your recordings the pro analog tones heard on your favourite albums.
- UAD Spark plug-ins perfectly model the best vintage gear and instruments used by your favourite artists for decades.
Reverbs, Delays & Modulation
Time-based effects can make or break your tracks. Our reverb, delay, and modulation plug-ins are the standard by which all others are judged, giving you timeless dimension and space.
- Get ’70s analog shimmer and pulsating vibrato
- Used by the producers of: Rush, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend
Studio D Chorus
- Widen sounds and add subtle texture and movement
- Used by the producers of: Peter Gabriel, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kanye West
Galaxy Tape Echo
- Add rich tape delay effects to your synths
- Used by the producers of: Tycho, Bob Marley, Flying Lotus
Pure Plate Reverb
- Inject analog texture to your vocals
- Used by the producers of: Bon Iver, Norah Jones, The Flaming Lips
Lexicon 224 Digital Reverb
- Give lush effects to your synths
- Used by the producers of: Talking Heads, U2, Dr. Dre
Preamps, EQ & Tape
Studio pros use analog mic preamps, EQs, and tape machines to warm up their tracks and give them character. Explore the world’s best analog brands below, exclusively on UAD.
Pultec Passive EQ Collection
- Experience silky vocals, rich guitars, and warm bass
- Used by the producers of: John Mayer, Daft Punk, Mariah Carey
Neve 1073 Preamp and EQ
- Get perfect vocals, every time
- Used by the producers of: Billie Eilish, Arcade Fire, Pink Floyd
Hitsville EQ Collection
- Get the soulful tones that shaped the Motown Sound
- Used by the producers of: The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5
API Vision Channel Strip Plus
- Give punch to everything you record
- Used by the producers of: Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, Future
Studer A800 Tape Machine
- Add warm analog polish to everything
- Used by the producers of: A Tribe Called Quest, The Black Keys, Stevie Wonder
All compressors are not the same. Each one has a unique personality and tone. Our compressors perfectly emulate classic studio units, giving your music professional punch.
Teletronix LA-2A Collection (Includes: LA-2, LA-2A Silver, LA-2A Gray)
- Give warmth to your vocals
- Used by the producers of: Tom Petty, Prince, The Weeknd
UA 1176 Collection (Includes: Rev A, Rev E, and Ae)
- Inject energy to your drums and vocals
- Used by the producers of: Aretha Franklin, Nirvana, Led Zeppelin
API 2500 Bus Compressor
- Add “glue” to your entire mix
- Used by the producers of: Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Fleetwood Mac
Great instruments inspire great music. UA’s expertise in modelling, sampling, and synthesis give our virtual instruments the realism to inspire your next masterpiece.
- Opal Morphing Synthesizer — Our flagship analog-meets-wavetable synth gives you larger-than-life synth sounds that are album-ready
- Ravel Grand Piano — Create with the world’s best emulation of a Steinway Model B grand piano
- Moog Minimoog — Get the authentic hit-making Moog synth sounds used by Dr. Dre, Daft Punk, and more
- Waterfall B3 — Add the three-dimensional texture of an iconic Hammond B3 organ and rotary speaker cabinet
The collection of legendary studio hardware and instrument plug-ins now run natively on both macOS (10.15 Catalina, or newer), and Windows 10 and 11 in VST3, Audio Units, and AAX formats, and are available for $19.99/ month. Sign up now for a 14 day free trial.