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WidthShaper
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Multiband stereo expander, mid/side modulator and low-end tightener.

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WidthShaper is incredible! Being able to automate stereo width automatically and in time can create some serious mojo and contrast in synths or guitars!

John Nathaniel, Producer/Mixer/Songwriter (OneRepublic, Switchfoot, Kygo)

I love this on uprisers! The expansion of the width will make sure that your build-up will sound really really huge and gets a lot of energy going.

John Nathaniel

R3SPAWN

What is WidthShaper?

Define your stereo image in ultimate detail with WidthShaper 3. Take control with three bands of mid/side stereo adjustment, each driven by its own drawable LFO and envelope follower. Use it on single tracks and buses, for sound design, mixing and mastering.

Running inside Cableguys' ShaperBox 3 effects plugin, use WidthShaper 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.

WidthShaper offers unprecedented control over the width of your tracks. You could draw in a specific shape to target the midrange of a snare on a certain beat, have a synth slowly swell over time, or pump the stereo width in time with the beat, while leaving the low-end untouched.

WidthShaper can be used across genres and to liven up all sorts of signals. I cannot think of another plugin that gives such control over stereo width. WidthShaper is a unique stereo width control tool.

Do all this with WidthShaper

Get tight mono bass

Widen your top end

Expand your drums

Create super-stereo risers

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Multiband Stereo

Expander & Modulator

Features

WidthShaper gives you natural "sides-only" stereo widening that's always mono-compatible, even at extreme settings.

Our easiest ever waveform-editing tools make it simple to draw the exact movements you want to hear. Get any mid/side modulation you can imagine in just a few clicks.

Sync your waveforms to beats and bars so they're always locked to your track. Go from 1/4 note pumping to 8 bar risers and beyond, all with sample accuracy.

Trigger your waveforms in any pattern at all using MIDI. Or use powerful new audio triggering that tightly tracks the rhythm of drums, loops, instruments – even full mixes.

Use Envelope Followers to dynamically widen beats, loops, melodies – anything. Increase the stereo width as volume increases. Now with analogue-like Adaptive Release.

Get width where you need it most with a separate widening waveform and Envelope Follower for the lows, mids and highs. Expand top-end, widen mids, and get super-solid mono bass.

A built-in vectorscope gives you an instant overview of your stereo image. Use it to dial in just the right balance of stereo width and mono compatibility.

WidthShaper runs in Cableguys' ShaperBox 3 effects plugin. Use it on its own, or combine it with more Shapers for elaborate, multilayered effects that'll make your productions stand out. Buy Shapers individually — or save 70% and get all 9 Shapers with the ShaperBox 3 Bundle.

All the details

  • New! Redesigned interface with larger editing areas
  • Interface resizable from 75% to 200%
  • Retina/HiDPI support for crisp, clear graphics
  • Built-in help — hover over any control for description
  • Wave Presets covering all common uses
  • 9 slots to store Custom Waves, saved with the patch
  • Switch User Waves via MIDI
  • Dry/wet mix for each band
  • New! Master Mix with improved algorithm, for artifact-free creative blends
  • New! Smoothed Bypass for click-free switching to the dry signal
  • Solo bands for easy setup
  • Smooth, accurate specttrum view
  • Large, precise oscilloscope view with Magnitude mode and Freeze option
  • Expandable LFO for detailed editing
  • Draggable Width parameter to shift the entire LFO wave up/down
  • Set LFO loop length in beats and bars, or Hertz/ms
  • 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 Smoothing to reduce clicks when switching/triggering Waves
  • 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
  • Selection skewing, for easily increasing intensity over time

System Requirements

Windows
Windows 7, 8, 10 or 11
VST 2, VST 3 or AAX host sequencer
64-bit
Mac
Mac OS X 10.13 or later
Intel or Apple Silicon (Native/Rosetta) processor
VST 2, VST 3, AU or AAX host sequencer
Works with Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Pro Tools 12, Cubase, Bitwig Studio, FL Studio, REAPER, Studio One, and many other DAWs that support VST, AU or AAX.