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Sonnox Oxford Drum Gate Native Plug-in

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Manage and improve workflow for fast, precise and intuitive mixing.

The Sonnox Oxford Drum Gate offers swift and logical workflow solves problems created by overly complex workflows and delivers the fastest, most musical and transparent results available. At the heart of the Drum Gate is intelligent drum-hit detection. First, the plugin detects them all with tailor-made transient detection and then, you simply decide which ones to keep.

There are four functions in the product:
Detection: Need to reduce spill on a snare track in a dynamic mix of backbeats, ghost notes, and cross stick hits? Just click the Snare button.
Decay: Tired of fighting abrupt and un-musical gating? Do you want to keep the natural ring of toms and remove the spill around them? Use Drum Gate's adaptive Decay section to quickly focus on the resonance of each tom in real-time, according to the velocity of each detected hit.
Trigger: Want to improve the consistency of the drummer's performance? Conform louder main hits and softer background articulations to two separately controlled target level ranges in the Leveller section.
MIDI: Want to augment/replace individual drums with samples and confidently retain the dynamics from the original performance? It's delivered by Drum Gate's hit detection and MIDI triggering functionality.


  • Precise transient detection and intelligent drum-type matching to effortlessly separate the hits you want to keep from the spill you don't
  • Create custom drum profiles to isolate unusual drum types or fix the occasional kick, snare or tom mismatch
  • Decay curve which adapts to the velocity of each drum hit, giving you consistent spill reduction on dynamic performances
  • Spectral decay editor lets you preserve the resonance, ring or rattle of each drum hit while quickly clamping down on the spill
  • The leveller's dual target and amount controls let you improve level consistency without losing the contrast between loud hits and soft ghost notes
  • Real-time MIDI output and MIDI file capture, for accurately triggering drum samples

Order the Oxford Drum Gate Native plug-in today.


Oxford Drum Gate Native Plug-in Specifications:

  • Operating System (Mac): 1.06.0Mac OS X 10.8 or later for AU, Mac OS X 10.7 or later for VST2/3
  • Additional Requirements: Pro Tools 11 and above required for AAX Native support Approved Pro Tools CPU, OS and hardware configuration: The minimum version of OpenGL required to use the plug-in is OpenGL 3.3 See
  • Supported Plugins: VST-2, VST-3, AU, AAX
  • Operating System (Windows): 1.06.0 Windows 7 or later
  • Additional Requirements: The minimum version of OpenGL required to use the plug-in is OpenGL 3.3 See
  • Supported Plugins: VST-2, VST-3

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