Bute Loudness Analyser

Loudness analysis has never been this detailed. Our metering solution offers unprecedented insights with intuitive and powerful features. Click "Try It Out" to get a 14-day trial - registration required to activate. We also offer a full suite which includes the Loudness Analyser and additional True Peak Brick Wall Limiter & Normaliser.

“Bute combines a slew of helpful features such as the custom warning system with a clean and compact interface. So when screen space is at a premium it can still present all the relevant meters in a very ergonomic footprint.” Kenny Clark
Re-recording Mixer/ Sound Designer
MPSE Golden Reel Winner 2018

 

 

Master smarter

We're all about streamlining your workflow. Cleverly designed with mixing and mastering professionals in mind, the Bute Loudness Analyser boasts a beautifully intuitive and elegant user interface. With a wide range of built-in presets and unique workflow features, you have the in-depth insight you need to make those all important creative decisions and deliver loudness-compliant audio with ease and confidence.

 

Features

DAW Sync and Automatic Re-metering

Whether you use Pro Tools, Ableton, Logic, Cubase, Premiere Pro (or most other DAWs for that matter), Bute will synchronise with it. When you make any alterations to your audio in your DAW, Bute automatically re-analyses and updates the overall metering and history graph. 

Bute Loudness Analyser - DAW Sync and Automatic Re-metering

Built-in Presets

Bute offers a wide array of presets at your fingertips so you can deliver to any platform you need to. You can define your own specifications too. We will continue to revise and update the presets as more standards are introduced and refined.

Presets included: ITU-R BS.1770-1, ITU-R BS.1770-2, ITU-R BS.1770-3, EBU R128 standards, Spotify, YouTube, Apple Check, Hulu, Netflix, TIDAL, Sony Gaming (ASWG), AES Streaming Recommendation, US Public Radio (PRSS), TIDAL and Pandora. You can also save user defined presets.

Bute Loudness Analyser - Presets ITU-R BS.1770-1, ITU-R BS.1770-2, ITU-R BS.1770-3, EBU R128 standards, Spotify, YouTube, Apple Check, Hulu, Netflix, TIDAL, Sony Gaming (ASWG), AES Streaming Recommendation, US Public Radio (PRSS), TIDAL and Pandora.

History Overview & Alerts

The detailed history overview gives you complete oversight and insight of your session. Additionally, areas of your audio that need your attention at a glance will be shown in red. You can use the interactive history overview to easily navigate and zoom into these areas that require your attention. Handling a long session? No problem! 

Bute Loudness Analyser - History Overview & Alerts

Custom Warning System for Dynamic Work

If you are working within a dynamic range, you can specify your desired range parameters in the "custom warning system" section of the settings menu. Parts of your audio that go outwith the specified range will appear in yellow on the history overview. This will leave you much more time to get creative and apply your craft.

Bute Loudness Analyser - Custom Warning System for Dynamic Work

Easily Toggle Between Short-term & Momentary Loudness, True Peak and RMS

You can toggle between relative and absolute loudness, short-term and momentary loudness, true-peak, and traditional RMS readings at the click of a button. The same goes for switching between integrated and relative loudness.

Bute Loudness Analyser - Easily Toggle Between Short-term & Momentary Loudness, True Peak and RMS

Flexible Interface

Our plug-in is completely scalable giving you the flexibility to adjust and integrate the it into your current workflow and save valuable screen space. Bute also updates in real-time for changes in visual settings.

Save, Reload and Export Metering Data

If you need to close and reopen a session or need to save multiple sessions for different platforms, you can. Bute will reload metering data from previous sessions. You can also export metering data to prove compliance with loudness standards.

 

Applications 

Mixing & Mastering

  • Produce consistent masters
  • Avoid 'level shifting' and clipping downstream
  • Ensure accurate representation of your audio/music
  • Measure and refine dynamic content

Post-production & Broadcasting

  • Hit target levels easily with a wide range of implemented presets
  • Ensure and prove compliance with regulation
  • Balance dialogue, music and effects
  • Manage live broadcasting & streaming levels accurately and efficiently

Gaming Audio

  • Balance sound effects and dialogue
  • ASWG 5.1 and 7.1 Surround Sound support (Surround version)

 

Compatibility

  • Mac OSx 10.9 Lion or higher / Windows 7 or higher
  • Compatible with VST/ VST3/ AU/ AAX (including AudioSuite) formats
  • Available in 2 versions - Stereo or Surround (includes up to 7.1 support).
  • Pro Tools 64-bit only, all others 32-bit/64-bit compatible

 

If you would like to upgrade to the Bute Loudness Suite contact us at sales@signumaudio.com

If you have any issues contact support@signumaudio.com.