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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, March 8, 2012. FabFilter releases a brand-
new addition to its line of creative effect plug-ins: FabFilter Saturn,
a multi-band distortion and saturation plug-in. A great variety of
distortion styles from subtle tape simulation to full-on multi-band
guitar amp mayhem, combined with endless modulation options and a
streamlined, uncluttered interface promise FabFilter Saturn a place
among the stars.

FabFilter Saturn offers a wide range of high-quality distortion models
from subtle, clean and warm tube or tape saturation to fully overdriven
vintage guitar amp simulation. Additional creative distortion styles let
you time-smear, stretch, crush, rectify and clip your sounds in
inspiring and unexpected ways. Create up to six bands with individual
feedback, compression/expansion and tone controls to give each part of
the spectrum the warmth and color it needs.

To bring even more life and depth to your sound, engage FabFilter
Saturn's extensive modulation section. By applying subtle modulation to
crossover frequencies, dynamics, band levels or tone controls, you can
add unique definition and flavor. With practically unlimited modulation
sources from XY controllers and programmable step sequencers to any type
of MIDI data, the creative possibilities are endless.

The clever user interface makes FabFilter Saturn look deceptively
simple, showing only the controls that you are actually using at the
moment. The entire modulation section is hidden by default, resulting in
a friendly interface that invites you to explore the essential controls
and the included factory presets. When you need to look "under the
hood", a single click expands the modulation section, letting you easily
add modulation sources and create modulation connections via drag-and-
drop. This combination of features makes FabFilter Saturn powerful and
flexible, yet ultimately accessible for everyday use.


Key features:

- Sixteen different distortion styles, from subtle tube and tape
   saturation to heavily overdriven guitar amp models, time-smearing and
   bit crushing

- Multi-band processing (up to six bands)

- Per-band drive, mix, feedback, dynamics, tone and level controls

- Optional HQ mode (8x oversampling)

- Mid/side processing

- Interactive multi-band display

- Easy-to-use interface with FabFilter's innovative what-you-use-is-
   what-you-see concept

- Normal and wide interface layouts, with an option to show or hide the
   modulation section at the bottom

- Endless modulation options, with all the 16-step XLFOs, XY
   controllers, envelope generators, envelope followers and MIDI sources
   you will ever need

- Easy drag-and-drop modulation with 50-slot modulation matrix

- Modulation source signal visualization

- Over 150 factory presets included

- Stereo and mono plug-ins available

- All the usual FabFilter features you've come to expect: perfectly
   fine-tuned knobs and controllers, interactive MIDI Learn, undo/redo
   and A/B switch, Smart Parameter Interpolation for smooth parameter
   transitions, an extensive help file with interactive help hints,
   sample accurate automation, SSE optimization, and more


FabFilter Saturn is now available for EUR 129, USD 174 or GBP 114,
supporting both Windows and Mac OS X in VST and VST 3, Audio Units, AAX,
RTAS and AudioSuite plug-in formats. Bundles with FabFilter Saturn and
other FabFilter plug-ins are also available. See www.fabfilter.com/shop.

Existing FabFilter customers can purchase Saturn with great discounts by
logging in to their online user account: www.fabfilter.com/myaccount.

System requirements for FabFilter Saturn are either Windows 7, Vista,
XP, SSE-capable processor, and a VST 2/3 host or Pro Tools, or Mac OS X
10.7, 10.6, 10.5 or 10.4, Intel or PowerPC processor, and an Audio Units
host, VST 2/3 host, or Pro Tools. Both 32-bit and 64-bit hosts are
supported.

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