Looking for the closest thing to Softube Weiss DS1. SOLVED! – Page 2 – Effects Forum

There is nothing special about the Softube Weiss DS1. It’s a plugin recreation of digital hardware. So, in essence: the special thing about the hardware was that it was fully digital (a novum at the time), which is of course nothing special anymore in an age where digital processors prevail.

Basically any well-coded digital compressor plugin, that doesn’t attempt to emulate analog characteristics, with a similar set of parameters can achieve the same sound, including free ones. Kotelnikov can get you there (the GE version is even superior in features and quality, while the free version is roughly in the same league as the Softube Weiss).

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