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Thank you for choosing accusonus ERA Reverb Remover Pro. In order to better understand the main concepts and operation of Reverb Remover Pro, please take the time to read this user manual.
Reverb Remover Pro is a sophisticated, yet easy to use audio effect plug-in that offers precision-grade dereverberation and customizable audio repair functionality without compromising audio quality. Based on the multi-patented accusonus algorithms, Reverb Remover Pro simply works and allows for efficient reverb removal from audio recordings.
Accusonus ERA Reverb Remover Pro
- Simple and streamlined user interface
- Master Processing knob
- Independent processing per frequency band
- Real-time Spectral Display
- Adjustable frequency band ranges
- Dynamic number of frequency bands
- Standard monitoring controls for each band
- Processing response control
- Presets Menu
- Listen to the reverb button
- Precision-grade audio repair functionality
- Uncompromised sound quality
- Minimal CPU usage
- Low latency
- Resizable UI
- Info button with tips & tricks
Installation & Activation
You can find Reverb Remover Pro in the latest ERA Bundle installer under the Downloads section. For more information about the installation procedure visit the How to install & uninstall ERA Bundle Help Center section. For information about the activation procedure, please visit the Activation & Deactivation section.
Your computer must have:
- a modern architecture CPU
- a minimum of 2GB RAM memory
- at least 50MB free space on your hard disk
- a minimum screen resolution of 800x640 pixels
Reverb Remover Pro is available as a mono or stereo audio effect plug-in in the following formats:
- AU (64-bit)
- VST (64-bit)
- VST3 (64-bit)
- AAX Native (64-bit)
- VST (64-bit)
- VST3 (64-bit)
- AAX Native (64-bit)
Supported sample rates
Reverb Remover Pro supports the following sample rates: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz.
Supported plug-in hosts
Please have a look at the Compatible Audio and Video Editors with ERA plugins article to check the compatibility of Reverb Remover Pro with your video/audio editor.
Warning: Reverb Remover Pro is designed to be used as an audio effect plugin inside Audio Editors or Video Editors. Only the plug-in formats listed above are supported. ERA Reverb Remover Pro does not operate as a stand-alone application
Warning: There are just too many combinations of video/audio editors and plug-in formats out there, so there’s always something we might have not tested. If you don’t see your editor above, you can always download the free, fully-functional 14-day trial and see if Reverb Remover Pro is supported for yourself. If you encounter any problem, contact us and we would be happy to help.
ERA Reverb Remover Pro Operation
ERA Reverb Remover Pro - Master Processing Knob
This is the master processing control of Reverb Remover Pro. Most of the time, this is the only control you need to process your audio. Use it to adjust the processing applied to the whole signal like you’d do with the knob of Reverb Remover Standard.
At the same time, you can apply different processing amounts per frequency band, using the Spectral Display area. The processing amount of each band is attached to the master processing knob. Go to the Spectral Display section for more information.
The outer black ring on the knob reflects the available processing range. While adjusting the processing amount of a band, you will see the available range changing.
Tip: Start by adjusting the overall processing using the master knob. You can therefore fine-tune the result by adjusting the processing of each band individually.
Tip: Double-click on the master control knob to reset it to the default value. The processing amount of each frequency band will reset as well.
Processing per band
ERA Reverb Remover Pro - Real-time Spectral Display
The upper half of the plug-in interface is mostly occupied by the Spectral Display area, which is divided into four independent frequency bands by default. You can control the processing amount of each band separately, by adjusting the horizontal white bars. You can also expand or shrink the range of each band by adjusting the vertical bars.
Band Control Window
ERA Reverb Remover Pro - Band Control Window
Hover your mouse over a frequency band and the Band Control Window will pop-up. This window contains all the controls you need to fine-tune the processing per band. The available controls are:
- Band On/Off: Enables/Disables the processing of the current band.
- Band Monitor: Allows you to audition the current band while muting all others.
- Band Link: Links/Unlinks current band from the Master Processing knob. As long as this is enabled, the Master knob will not control that band’s processing amount. All bands are linked to the Master knob by default. The horizontal processing bar of a band will change to a dashed line when that band gets unlinked.
- Remove Band: Removes the current band. The minimum number of the available bands is three.
- Split Band: Splits the current band in half, as long as it is wider than two octaves. The maximum number of the available bands is six.
ERA Reverb Remover Pro - Unlinked Band
Info: An unlinked band does not affect the available range of the Master Processing Knob.
Processing response control
ERA Reverb Remover - Processing Response control
On the left side of the plug-in, you will find the Processing Response slider. Use it to adjust the response of the de-reverberation processing. Leaning towards the FAST side results in a less reverberant and tight sound. Leaning towards the SLOW side results in a more sustained and natural sound.
Tip: If your audio was recorded in a big reverberant room, lean towards the FAST side of the processing response. This way you’ll be able to tame all these long reverb tails without compromising the quality of the voice.
Tip: If your audio was recorded in a small yet echoey room, lean towards the SLOW side of the processing response. This way you’ll be able to control any short reflections while maintaining the intelligibility of the voice.
ERA Reverb Remover Pro - Input Gain
Use the Input and Output sliders to adjust the level of the signal before and after the de-reverberation process.
Warning: The input and output gains are bypassed when the ON/OFF switch is set at OFF.
Tip: If the input signal is recorded too loud, you will see the clipping LED of the input meter turning red. All you need to do is reduce the input gain and click on the clipping LED to reset it.
ERA Reverb Remover Pro - Output Gain
Due to the nature of dereverberation, the level of the output will be significantly lower than the level of the original signal. This is expected as the reverb of a sound source is taking up a lot of it’s dynamic range.
The output gain works as a make-up gain of the output signal. Reverb Remover Pro also features an Auto option, which automatically optimizes the output level.
Unless you need to adjust the output gain manually, leaving the Auto switch enabled is the best option. As we mentioned above, the output gain is bypassed, when the ON/OFF switch is set at OFF. This is handy when you want to compare the original with the processed signal.
Tip: You can double-click on a control to reset it to its default value.
ERA Reverb Remover Pro - Presets
The Preset System of Reverb Remover Pro includes a set of factory presets that can help you quickly find an effective starting point depending on the case. You can create custom presets and save them in the preset folder as well. To open the preset menu, just click the Preset button.
Tip: If you are a producer and work mainly with specific artists, you can create and save dedicated presets for each one of them, so you can quickly load them at every session.
Info: Presets are stored by default at the following paths:
Windows: C:\Users\USER\Documents\Accusonus\ERA-Bundle 6\Presets\Reverb Remover Pro
macOS: /Users/USER/Documents/Accusonus/ERA-Bundle 6/Presets/Reverb Remover Pro
Warning: When you uninstall Reverb Remover Pro from Windows, all factory presets will be deleted. Your custom presets however will remain untouched!
Listen to the reverb button
ERA Reverb Remover Pro - DIFF button
On the right side, under the Output Gain slider, you’ll find the DIFF button. Enable it to listen to the removed reverb while processing. In other words, you’ll hear the difference between the processed and the unprocessed audio.
Tip: Enable the DIFF button and increase the overall processing amount using the Master knob, until you start hearing a significant part of the voice being removed along with the unwanted Reverb. Decrease the processing amount a little bit, disable the DIFF button, and there you are! This way you quickly remove most of the Reverb while maintaining the natural character of your recording.
Tip: For better results, take advantage of the Monitor button inside the Band Control Window and follow the same procedure per band.
ERA Reverb Remover Pro - A/B switch
There might come times when you are not certain of which setting works better for you. You can use the A/B switch to quickly compare two settings and help you in your decision.
Tip: You can adjust all plug-in controls independently for the A and the B setting.
ERA Reverb Remover Pro - ON/OFF switch
Use the ON/OFF switch to turn the plug-in processing on or off. When the switch is OFF, the entire plug-in is bypassed and the original signal comes through untouched.
Tip: We suggest using the ON/OFF switch (instead of the DAW’s bypass control for the plug-in). This will keep your audio in sync with the rest of your tracks in your DAW session.
Resizing the plug-in window
Reverb Remover Pro offers the option to resize the plug-in window. This can be especially helpful if you have large or high-resolution screens or you just want to focus on a specific task. Click the zoom icon at the top right corner and choose between three settings.
ERA Reverb Remover Pro - Window Resize
Warning: Low-resolution screens such as 800x640 cannot correctly display the plug-in for zoom options above 100%. Additionally, some hosts may clip the plug-in window in such low resolutions.
Quick Info Button
On the left side of the A/B switch, you will find the Quick Info button. Enable it and hover the mouse over any control of Reverb Remover Pro. A pop-up window will appear right below the Info button, containing helpful information and tips for each control.
ERA Reverb Remover Pro - Info Button
Info: To hide the pop-up window, just click on the Quick Info button once again.