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McDSP — Professional Audio Plug-Ins.

Who is McDSP?

McDSP is an innovative Silicon Valley audio software company founded in 1998 by Colin McDowell. Beginning with the release of the pioneering equalizer plug-in FilterBank, McDSP has continued producing industry acclaimed and award-winning software titles. McDSP audio signal processing technology can be found in pro audio plug-ins for popular digital audio workstations including Pro Tools and Logic, the Avid VENUE and S3L live sound systems, as well as licensed algorithms in the gaming industry. McDSP audio algorithms are used by companies such as Activision, Bioware, and Microsoft, and in consumer products like the LouderLogic and Retro Recorder iPhone applications.


We currently support the following formats.

  • AAX DSP (HD v6)
  • AAX Native
  • AU
  • VST

*iLoK2 required for all v6 products

McDSP makes software for…
    • Music Production
    • Live Sound
    • Post Production
    • Game Audio
    • iOS apps
Education Programs

Are you a higher education institution with a need for our plug-ins?  We have an excellent Education Program with a low annual fee so students have access to the best audio software.  For more info, please contact