TDR Kotelnikov is a wideband dynamics processor combining high fidelity dynamic range control with deep musical flexibility. As a descendant of the venerable TDR Feedback Compressor product family, Kotelnikov has directly inherited several unique features such as a proven control scheme, individual release control for peak and RMS content, an intuitive user interface, and powerful, state of the art, high-precision algorithms.
With a sonic signature best described as “stealthy”, Kotelnikov has the ability to manipulate the dynamic range by dramatic amounts, while carefully preserving the original tone, timbre and punch of a musical signal. As such, it is perfectly suited to stereo bus compression as well as other critical applications.
The “Gentleman’s Edition” (GE) adds several improvements to the standard edition’s feature set. The most obvious being an intuitive access to various equal loudness workflows, the ability to specify ratio in a frequency dependent manner, as well as a powerful sidechain high-pass filter allowing continuously variable access over slope and frequency. The Yin/Yang functions allow manipulating the harmonic pattern produced during compression, and the “insane” quality mode increases processing fidelity even further.
Kotelnikov does not try to to emulate any previously available device. The concept is a proud digital processor, it is the original!
Key specs and features
- 64bit multi-rate processing structure for highest accuracy
- “Delta” oversampled signal path (bit transparent at 0dB gain reduction)
- Super fast, yet natural sounding compression
- “Crest factor” based control scheme offering independent release controls for peak and RMS events
- Flexible sidechain highpass filter offering continuously variable control over slope and frequency
- Advanced stereo linking options optimized for the stereo bus
- Delta preview (difference between compressed and original signal)
- Latency compensated parallel bypass (i.e. processing not interrupted)
- Extensive documentation
- User interface rescaling (100%, 125%, 150%)
The Gentleman’s Edition adds following features:
- External sidechain input
- Inertia timing mode
- Continuously variable control over “low relax” slope
- Left/Right sensitivity
- Powerful frequency dependent ratio function (FDR)
- Gain reduction limit control
- Yin/Yang modes (manipulates the compressor’s own distortion behaviour)
- Equal loudness output gain trimming
- Equal loudness bypass
- Additional quality modes “Insane” and “Live” (low latency)
- New “Advanced” stereo linking mode
- 10 additional user preset slots
Wow this plug in compressor is on par with hardware compressors. It is clean and at the same time it sits the mix and everything just sounds betterGlenn Buccy (audio engineer)
The plugin plays in the same league like some great hardware like the stc8 & titanDan Suter (mastering engineer)
This is one of the first software compressors that doesn't annoy me on program... Very nice!Michael Hynes (mastering engineer)
Buy TDR Kotelnikov GE
Personal/small business license. Free updates.
Prices include tax (where applicable).
Latest version: 1.6.4 (Changelog)
# AAX compatiblity fix
# Fixed update lookup
1.6.3 Maintenance update
# Added suppport for native Mac Silicon
1.6.2 Maintenance update
# Inline help layout updated
# Fixed dropdown menus occasionally not opening on click
# Fixed small graphical details
1.6.1 Maintenance update
# VST3 format compatibility fixes
# MacOSX installer fixes
# Settings: Added framerate control for primary UI elements (meters, analyzers)
# User-manual moved online (pdf removed)
1.6.0 Maintenance update
# VST3 format added
# MacOS Catalina support
# Fixed PT Eucon mapping
# Fixed empty automation list in PT
1.5.2 Maintenance update
# GR meter now accurately reflects FDR
# GR LIMIT range extended down to 0.1dB
# Fixed disfunctional EXTERNAL SC in certain hosts
# Fixed online registration
# Small changes to mouse settings window
# New "Set quality for all instances" function (quality menu)
1.5.1 Maintenance update
# Fixed collapsed inline help texts on some systems
# Added 64bit support I/O for VST
# Small UI fixes
1.5.0 Major update
# New GR LIMIT control
# New ADVANCED stereo linking mode for improved stereo behavior and lower CPU load
# New LIVE quality mode optimized for low latency applications
# New global setting "Always render at highest quality"
# New UI rescaling options: 100%, 125% and 150%
# Plugin toolbar and settings updated
# UI performance improved
# Minor fixes and enhancements
1.1.2 Maintenance update
# SC meter initialization fixed
# UI performance improved
# Minor fixes and enhancements
# New settings screen
1.1.1 Hotfix update
# Fixed a bug related to the DRYMIX / DRYWET switch
1.1.0 Maintenance update
# New external sidechain options
# New INERTIA and -INERTIA modes
# DRY MIX can now be switched to a more traditional DRY WET mode (doubleclick the label)
# ATTACK and RELEASE PEAK ranges have been increased
# New FDR mode: EL curve (equal loudness curve)
# New circular meters for SC level and gain reduction
# Added support for stepped sliders and custom parameter steps
# Text input field below knobs can now be dragged like knobs
# various stability fixes
1.0.7 Maintenance update
# Added product update lookup functionality (optional)
# Added experimental openGL renderer (see settings dialog)
# Added "Save As Default Preset" function
# Comboboxes can now be used like sliders
# UI performance improved
# Fixed an issue in INSANE mode preventing full bit transparency at zero GR
# Fixed a rare Window XP issue sometimes closing plugin host a fter a few hours
# Fixed an "white UI" issue appearing in Renoise/mac/32bit
# Minimal fixes
1.0.6 Maintenance update
# Fixed crackling sometimes appearing in Sum/Diff channel modes.
# New LEFT and RIGHT channel modes
# Minor performance improvements
1.0.5 Maintenance update
# Fixed issue with "soft bypass" in Cubase.
# Minor changes to toolbar.
# GE now automatically imports user presets from the standard edition
1.0.4 Maintenance update
# Fixed an issue appearing with Sum/Diff Delta.
# Fixed an issue related to processing-"tail" reporting.
# Minor performance updates.
# Minor changes to info dialog.
1.0.3 Maintenance update
# Fixed a persitence problem for attack parameter (sorry!)
1.0.2 Maintenance update
# Fixed rare crash when unloading the plugin.
# Fixed a preset persistence problem related to time values greater than 500ms.
1.0.1 Maintenance update
# Fixed latency reporting error
1.0.0 Initial release
|VST2, VST3, AU, AAX|
|VST2, VST3||VST2, VST3, AAX|
VST2, VST3, Audio-Unit or AAX compatible plugin host.
Win XP SP2 or above, Mac OS X 10.9 or above.
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