Digidesign has announced that it will offer freedownloads of seven Bomb Factory plug-ins at digidesign.com. The listincludes the BF76 (formerly Bomb Factory 1176), the BF Essentials(which includes five plug-ins), and Funk Logic Mastererizer. Theplug-ins are available now for Pro Tools TDM and LE systems running onWindows XP or Mac OS X. Bomb Factory BF76 supports TDM, RTAS, andAudioSuite. The other plug-ins support HTDM, RTAS, and AudioSuite.
The Bomb Factory BF76 plug-in is a digital emulation of the vintage1176 Peak Limiter, and was previously part of the Bomb Factory ClassicCompressors bundle. The BF Essentials suite includes Clip Remover,Correlation Meter (for troubleshooting phase coherency on stereotracks), Meter Bridge (featuring RMS and peak VU metering withcalibration on any channel), Noise Meter (which includes an A-weightednoise meter, a Robinson-Dadson equal-loudness meter, and a VU meterwith 100 dB of visual range), and Tuner. The Funk Logic Mastererizerplug-in is a Lo-Fi sound effects plug-in.
These Bomb Factory plug-ins are compatible with all Pro Tools TDMsystems supported by Pro Tools 6.x software, as well as current ProTools LE systems. Sample rates up to 192 kHz are supported with ProTools|HD and HD Accel systems. Sample rates up to 96 kHz are supportedwith Digi 002 and 002 Rack systems.