Music: Announcing an Expanded Live Sound AAX Plug-in Platform for the Avid S3L System

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The release of the free VENUE 4.1.3 software update not only provides support for the latest Avid and 3rd party qualified AAX DSP plug-ins, but as part of the update, current and new S3L customers can also download additional free AAX plug-ins for their system through their Avid customer account. See below for the updated Avid S3L Plug-in Bundle, as well as a list of qualified 3rd party plug-ins—and Avid will be continually qualifying additional AAX live sound plug-ins on an ongoing basis.


Avid S3L Plug-in Bundle

  • Avid Channel Strip EQ, dynamics, filter, and gain effects
  • BF-76 solid-state compression emulation*
  • Classic Compressors Bundle includes BF-2A, BF-3A, Purple Audio MC77, Fairchild 660*, and Fairchild 670*
  • D-Fi analog and retro processing bundle that includes LoFi, RectiFi, SciFi*
  • D-Verb reverb and ambience processing*
  • Dynamics III compressor/limiter, expander/gate, and de-esser
  • Eleven hyper-realistic guitar amp emulation*
  • EQ III high-resolution, double-precision 48-bit EQ
  • Impact console-style mix bus compression*
  • Maxim world-class peak limiting and sound level maximizing*
  • Mod Delay III variable delay processing
  • Moogerfooger Bundle authentic analog emulations combining audio effects with vintage synth modules*

* New additions to Avid S3L Plug-in Bundle—free for all current and new customers


The renowned Avid Channel Strip plug-in running internally in S3L.

3rd Party Plug-ins Qualified for Avid S3L

Crane Song

  • Phoenix II


  • Oxford Dynamics
  • Oxford EQ
  • Oxford Inflator
  • Oxford Limiter
  • Oxford Reverb
  • Oxford TransMod


  • 4020 Retro EQ
  • 4030 Retro Compressor
  • 4040 Retro Limiter
  • 6030 Ultimate Compressor
  • Analog Channel
  • CompressorBank
  • FilterBank
Manager for Avid Live Sound Systems and Artist Series controllers. I previously worked at Euphonix and E-MU Systems before joining Avid.