IK Multimedia T-RackS 5 MAX Mixing and Mastering Workstation (Download)

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T-RackS 5 MAX is a mixing and mastering modular workstation that can be used as a standalone application or a plug-in for your DAW.

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IK Multimedia T-RackS 5 MAX 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 all 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 MAX comprises 38 T-RackS audio processor modules. Plug-ins include Master Match, Dyna-Mu, EQual, ONE, Mic Room, Tape Echo, CSR Plate Reverb, 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 four 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 multiformat file export
  • Signature presets from the industry’s top engineers

T-RackS 5 MAX Features

  • Includes 38 T-RackS audio processor modules
  • 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, SDII, 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)
  • Compatible with ASIO Core Audio devices in standalone mode
  • 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

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

Saturator X

  • Multimode harmonic saturation processor

Mic Room

  • Microphone modeling module

Stealth Limiter

  • Ultra-transparent mastering inter-sample peak limiter


  • Discrete proportional-Q 3-band equalizer and preamp


  • Discrete proportional-Q 4-band equalizer and preamp


  • Discrete proportional-Q 10-band graphic equalizer and preamp

EQ 73

  • Discrete Class-A preamp and equalizer

EQ 81

  • Discrete preamp and equalizer

Master EQ 432

  • World-class, high-performance discrete mastering equalizer

Precision Comp/Limiter

  • Discrete Class-A dynamics processor

Bus Compressor

  • Mixbus compressor

White Channel

  • Modern channel strip

Tape Echo

  • Vintage tape delay

British Channel

  • Solid-state channel strip

Black 76 Limiting Amplifier

  • FET compressor/limiter

White 2A Levelling Amplifier

  • Tube opto-compressor/limiter

Vintage Tube Compressor/Limiter Model 670

  • Vari-Mu compressor/limiter

Quad Comp

  • Multiband compressor

Quad Lim

  • Multiband limiter

Quad Image

  • Multiband stereo imager


  • Multiband de-esser

EQP-1A Vintage Tube Program Equalizer

  • Classic analog tube-based EQ

Opto Compressor

  • Optical-based compressor

Brickwall Limiter

  • Intelligent, multi-algorithm limiting

Linear Phase Equalizer

  • High-precision, high-definition EQ

CSR Hall Reverb

  • Large acoustic hall reverb

CSR Plate Reverb

  • Dense metal plate reverb

CSR Room Reverb

  • Acoustic room reverb

CSR Inverse Reverb

  • Envelope-controlled reverb

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