Bute Loudness Suite

Deliver dynamic, loudness-compliant audio easily with Bute. Bute is a powerful, intuitive plug-in complete with an integrated Analyser, True Peak Limiter and AudioSuite Normaliser that will help ensure your audio sounds as you intended it to on a wide array of platforms. You can download a free trial to test out the features for yourself for 14 days.

“Gain reduction graph, automatic re-metering, and the most transparent and reliable True Peak Limiter I have used. This Bute plugin has been such a useful tool with my daily radio production for SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Very intuitive!” Bryan Apple
Director of Creative Radio Imaging at SiriusXM (including LL Cool J's Rock The Bells Radio, Eminem's Shade45, Pitbull's Globalization, and more)
Rockstar Games Music/Radio Producer (Red Dead Redemption 2, GTA-IV and GTA-V)

Loudness mastery in a class of its own.

As loudness standards are being adopted on most broadcasting and streaming platforms, loudness solutions have become an integral tool for audio producers whether you are doing loudness correction for broadcasting, music, game audio, podcasts or film. This plug-in will revolutionise the way you deal with loudness.


Tuned in to the way you work.

With its intuitive UX and features, Bute has been cleverly tailored to  
 speed up your workflow and make the process of loudness management as simple as ever before.


Deliver superior sound. Fast.

Designed from scratch with transparency and true brickwall limiting in mind, Bute's limiter will reliably catch any True Peak overshoots.
Its novel design has been carefully optimised so your audio will sound the way you intended it to.
With faster than real-time limiting and normalising, you can deliver your audio swiftly whilst guaranteeing pristine quality.


All the Presets at Your Fingertips

We offer a wide array of presets at your fingertips. Bute is fully compliant with the 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.


In the Suite...

Loudness Analyser

 At the heart of the Suite is the Loudness Analyser. With a range of useful features - including a custom warning system, detailed GUI, easily navigated history overview,
DAW sync for automatic re-metering, and a multitude of meter ballistics - you have all the insight you need to make your mix shine on any platform. More info.



True Peak Brickwall Limiter

The ultra-transparent high precision True Peak Brickwall Limiter will take care of True Peak overshoots
so you can deliver your audio to any delivery specification with ease. 



AudioSuite Normaliser for Pro Tools

The AudioSuite Normaliser allows Pro Tools users to accurately comply with a myriad of loudness standards in seconds with the click of a button.



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Mixing & Mastering

Produce consistent masters
Avoid 'level shifting' and clipping downstream
Ensure accurate representation of your audio
Measure and refine dynamic content
Easily avoid True Peak overshoots

Post-production & Broadcasting

Hit target levels easily with a wide range of implemented presets
Ensure and prove compliance with regulation efficiently
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)



Bute works with both Mac OSx and Windows. It is compatible with VST/ VST3/ AU/ AAX (including AudioSuite) formats. All major DAWs supported including Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Reaper, Cubase, Ableton and more.  It comes in two versions - Stereo or Surround (which includes additional 5.1 and 7.1 compatibility).

Bute comes in two versions - Stereo or Surround (includes 5.1/7.1)

Minimum Requirements: Pro Tools 11 HD or higher for AAX/AudioSuite, Mac OSx 10.9 Lion/OpenGL 2.0 or higher,  Windows 7 or higher

If you have any issues please contact us at support@signumaudio.com and we'll be happy to help.