Drum Leveler


2022-03-29: 1.2.1 - Apple Silicon


  • Various JUCE framework fixes.

New Features & Improvements:

  • Native Apple silicon support.
  • Ability to turn off spectral meters.
  • macOS 10.9 or greater is now required.
  • Removed 32bit support.
  • Removed support for RTAS.

2020-12-29: 1.2


  • Sluggish UI on Retina and Logic 10.5 or newer.
  • Removed incorrect SUM state for Dual Mono & M/S.
  • Parameters might show suffix twice (0.0 dB dB).
  • Input Meter wasn't delay compensated.
  • Ableton Live Automation Re-Enable issues.
  • AU: Improved Automation in Studio One.
  • AAX: Fixed factory presets missing.
  • AAX: Automation could stop working when using automation shortcut keyboard modifiers.

New Features & Improvements

  • Recovery and Min. Retrigger can be tempo-synced.
  • New Toolbar with Preset Manager.
  • Undo/Redo.
  • Windows: Improved HiDPI support.
  • Improved Compatibility with Mojave or greater.
  • Additional and updated factory presets!
  • NKS Support.

2019-11-26: 1.1.3


  • GATE RANGE won't be immediately applied after switching back from bypass.
  • AAX with side-chain could produce silence when rendered offline (Commit/Freeze/Bounce Offline).
  • AAX: Possible crash with A/B switching.
  • AAX: Possible crash when switching presets.
  • Changing from mono to stereo while UI is open could lead to crash (Studio One 4).


New Features & Improvements

  • Improved text-input support.
  • Add UI scaling.
  • Bypass makes UI grayscale.
  • Drum Leveler now requires macOS 10.7 or newer.
    Note: This will be the last version to support 32-bit and RTAS.


2017-12-24: 1.1.2 r2

  • Added iLok Trial (full functionality for 7 days).

2017-05-15: 1.1.2


  • Drum Leveler uses iLok (no USB Dongle required!)
  • When Solo and Side-Chain are on, parameters apply to Side-Chain.
  • Improved meters decay rate.
  • Improved graphics synchronization with audio.
  • Native VST3 bypass is now supported.
  • Added support for entering numeric input in knobs.
  • Experimental: Added support for Audio Unit's high-resolution mode.
  • Pro Tools (AAX): Added support for automation key-combination.
  • Pro Tools (AAX): Improved control surface mapping.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed denormalization performance issues. (VST2/VST3).
  • Fixed spectral metering not showing input and output respectively.
  • Fixed output level meters when using MS presenting post-MS instead of actual level.
  • Fixed Side-Chain issues for AAX under Pro Tools 10.
  • Fixed Side-Chain broken for RTAS in Stereo.
  • Fixed VST2 crash when inserted under Adobe Audition.
  • Fixed VST3 crash when inserted under REAPER 5.
  • Fixed copying stereo to mono window size under Cubase.
  • Fixed possible resizing bug on Samplitude.
  • Fixed minor cosmetic UI bugs.
  • Other minor fixes.

2015-05-26: 1.1.1


  • Improved detection algorithm.
  • Compatible with older Graphics Card.

Bug Fixes

  • Improved stability.
  • Fixed automation issues.
  • Fixed A/B not switching all parameters.

2015-04-01: 1.1.0 - Major Update

New Features

  • Side-Chain Key Input
  • Gate Range - Take control over your bleed
  • Soft Clipping
  • Sensitivity setting for finer detection control
  • Plug-In accessibility improvements for Pro Tools with Apple VoiceOver

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issues with VST2 preset saving
  • Fixed RTAS and AAX32 issues
  • Fixed AU Validation under Mac OS 10.6.x
  • Better parameters handling

2015-01-27: 1.0.3


  • Improved GUI performance
  • Double-click gain sliders returns to default

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed inaccurate beat detection in Logic Pro X 10.1
  • Fixed A/B not working correctly in AAX
  • Fixed copying state from one AAX instance to another

2014-12-22: 1.0.2


  • Improved GUI performance

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed Pro Tools 11 AudioSuite rendering 
  • Fixed Ableton Live stereo compatibility 
  • Fixed beat detection not working after looping in Cubase 
  • Fixed input level meters 
  • Fixed Windows uninstall functionality 
  • Fixed Windows XP compatibility

2014-11-27: 1.0.1

  • Fixed OS X 10.6 compatibility issue.

2014-11-26: 1.0.0 - Initial Release

  • Drum Leveler is released to the world for the first time!