MULTIBAND PANNER • HAAS IMAGER • STEREO RHYTHM GENERATOR

PanShaper 3 takes stereo control to a new level. With a drawable panning LFO and envelope follower on every band, you can design evolving, fluid pan patterns and make precise stereo edits in seconds. Blend regular panning with psychoacoustic Haas panning and make your mixes fill the speakers like never before.

Running inside Cableguys' ShaperBox 2 effects plugin, use PanShaper 3 on its own or with other Shapers — they all work in exactly the same way, stacking up to create elaborate, multilayered effects that'll make your productions stand out.

Try it out — download the ShaperBox 2 demo and use PanShaper 3 in your tracks today.

PanShaper has become my favorite plugin of all time!

Jake Morelli, producer/guitarist for Ed Sheeran, Queen Latifah, Bruno Mars & more.

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We love the ShaperBox and use it quite often to get weird effects for our sounds and sidechaining / autopanning.

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Jake Morelli

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Videos show Panshaper 2 – all techniques work in Panshaper 3

Stereoise mono drums

Got a beat that's strictly mono? Bring stereo groove to just the top-end elements like hi-hats

Bring basslines to life

Keep those all-important low frequencies centred and solid while you pan the mids and tops

Fill the speakers

Go beyond regular panning with psychoacoustic Haas placement – the pros' secret stereo weapon

Surgically pan sounds

Want to pan just that one shaker hit in a loop? With drawable LFOs and multiband control, it's possible

Make percussion dance

Do the conga – bring the party to your tops! You simply have to try PanShaper on percs

Animate electric pianos

Easily create classic tremolo-style warbling pan effects – perfect for tines, vibes, and organs

Make synths groove

Add stunning left-to-right motion to melodies, pads and arps – and free up the centre of your stereo field

What separates PanShaper from many of its competitors is its multiband functionality. It's a must-have for anyone interested in wide and dynamic stereo sound shaping.

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9/10 - Future Music, April 2016

LFOs that you design

From classic autopanning to complex stereo rhythms, any panning motion you can imagine is only clicks away. Simply draw the exact LFO shape you need with Cableguys' easy editing tools. Lock LFOs to tempo with sample accuracy, or trigger any rhythm with MIDI notes.

Introducing Pens

New! Designing your dream panning LFO just got even easier with three powerful, easy-to-grasp Pens. Draw crisp lines, smooth arcs and flowing S-curves. Create gentle back-and-forth movement or wild rhythmic patterns. Switch back to classic single-node editing anytime.

The Haas effect

New! Using ultra-short delays, Haas panning creates a rich illusion of stereo placement while maintaining a full sound in both speakers. Blend it with regular panning for the perfect stereo balance. Or go extreme for pitchbending Doppler effects.

Flexible envelope followers

New! Create panning effects that react to the dynamics of your beats, loops, melodies – anything. Make percussion jump across the stereo field in sync with the loudest hits. Increase Haas separation as sounds grow louder. Trigger from other tracks in your project using sidechain routing.

Multiband panning

PanShaper 3 gives you a separate panning LFO and envelope follower for the lows, mids and highs. Keep the bass centred while the mids and highs dance across the stereo field. Pan specific frequency ranges with pinpoint accuracy. New! Steep 24dB crossovers join the classic 6 and 12dB models, for even greater precision.

Runs in ShaperBox 2

PanShaper 3 runs in Cableguys' ShaperBox 2 effects plugin. Use it on its own, or combine it with Time, Filter, Volume and Width Shapers for elaborate, multilayered effects that'll make your productions stand out. Buy Shapers individually — or save 42% and get all 5 Shapers with the ShaperBox 2 Bundle.


  • New! Redesigned interface with larger editing areas
  • New! Retina/HiDPI support for crisper, clearer graphics
  • Built-in help — hover over any control for description
  • Expandable LFO for detailed editing
  • Set LFO loop length in beats and bars, or Hertz
  • LFO loop length from 1/128 to 32 bars, with sample-accurate sync
  • Audio-rate modulation up to 5.24kHz for extreme sound design
  • Trigger LFO in any rhythm via MIDI
  • New! Trigger Smoothing to reduce clicks when MIDI Triggering
  • New! Dedicated selection tool for multinode editing
  • New! 2x/3x button — double or triple patterns with a click
  • Flip/resize/move/randomize wave or selection
  • Copy/paste waves between any Shapers
  • Unlimited undo/redo for LFO wave edits
  • New! 1-click Quick Presets for Basic, Haas and Build-up
  • 42 Wave Presets covering all common uses
  • 9 slots to store User Waves, saved with the patch
  • Switch User Waves via MIDI
  • New! Adjustable Haas range, from 0-40ms, from subtle to extreme
  • Multiple panning modes (Balance 0/3/4.5/6dB and Stereo Combined) for deep control.
  • Dry/wet mix for each band
  • Solo bands for easy setup
  • New! Smoother, more accurate spectrum view
  • Large, precise oscilloscope view with Freeze option
  • New! Magnitude oscilloscope graph
  • New! Clearer oscilloscope waveforms and smoother LFO editing

Introduction to PanShaper 1 by Dan Worrall

Adding stereo energy to mono drum loops with PanShaper 2

Ask.Audio demonstrate using audio-rate modulation for stereoisation/p>

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Stereo modulation effects don't get any better than PanShaper.

96% - Bedroom Producers Blog, March 2016

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We found PanShaper excellent for pinpointing and panning specific drum hits in a loop

9/10 - Choice Award - MusicTech, April 2016

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For an effect that could potentially be quite intimidating and complex to use, I was immediately impressed by the visual feedback that PanShaper offers.

4.5 / 5 - Attack Magazine, March 2016

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This thing is all about workflow! With PanShaper, it's all just so simple to do.

4.5 / 5 - rekkerd.org, March 2016

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PanShaper could very well be the new ultimate choice for all panning needs.

5/5 - ProducerSpot, March 2016

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PanShaper is great for adding stereo interest to fully mixed or single elements in a mix, and the editing tools are incredibly easy to learn and use.

Ask.Audio, March 2016

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System Requirements

Windows:
Windows 7, 8 or 10
VST host sequencer
32- or 64-bit
Mac:
Mac OS X 10.8 or later
VST or AU host sequencer