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Welcome to the user manual for Wave Breaker, a true-peak limiter plug-in developed by Press Play. This guide will walk you through using the plug-in and explain all its technical aspects in detail, ensuring a smooth and efficient workflow.

Wave Breaker was designed to provide high levels of transparency and instant visual feedback for a seamless workflow. It uses the design concepts and waveform display engine from Wave Observer to create a mixing and mastering tool for audio professionals and enthusiasts alike.

Getting Started

To get started, download the latest version of Wave Breaker from our website:

You can find all the major updates for each release in the changelog.

What is Wave Breaker

Wave Breaker functions as a brickwall limiter, ensuring that the amplitudes of your audio signal never exceed the defined threshold level. It employs a sophisticated “look-ahead” mode to analyze the signal and apply a time-variable gain reduction function. Limiting an audio signal reduces its dynamic range, enabling you to increase the output gain without risking clipping and ultimately achieving higher overall loudness. Nevertheless, it’s important to manage distortion artifacts effectively. Wave Breaker simplifies this process by offering a fine balance between high gain reduction values and minimal distortion:


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