FabFilter Pro-Q 3

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FabFilter Pro-Q 3

An equalizer tool with highest possible sound quality and unrivalled interface workflow for mixing and mastering.


  • Upgrade version for Pro-Q 2 users with additional Full Screen mode and different interface sizes
  • Filter shapes: Bell, Notch, High/Low Shelf, High/Low Cut, Band Pass, Tilt Shelf, Flat Tilt
  • Universal filter slope support up to 96 dB/oct
  • EQ Match feature to match spectrum of another Pro-Q 3 or external signal
  • Built-in spectrum analyzer with adjustable range, speed, resolution, tilt, freeze and collision detection
  • Auto Gain and Gain Scale
  • Optional piano roll display to quantize EQ frequencies to musical notes
  • Display ranges: 3 dB, 6 dB for mastering and 12 dB, 30 dB for mixing
  • Intelligent solo mode for easy problem frequency detection
  • Phase Invert option to change polarity
  • Large output level meter with peak level readout
  • Low CPU and memory usage for hundreds of instances in a session
  • GPU-powered graphics acceleration
  • Double-click text entry of parameter values
  • Supports stereo, mono and surround channel layouts (up to Dolby Atmos 7.1.2)
  • Supports common Pro Tools hardware control surfaces
  • MIDI Learn with active band control
  • Undo/redo and A/B comparison
  • Smart Parameter Interpolation
  • Sample-accurate automation of all parameters
  • Extensive help file with interactive help hints

System Requirements:

  • Mac: macOS 10.12 or higher (Intel or M1 Apple Silicon processor), 64-bit only, VST2, VST3, AU, AAX Native
  • Windows: Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, or Vista (32 or 64-bit), VST2, VST3, AAX Native


Available in VST, VST3, Audio Units, AAX Native and AudioSuite formats

Mixing and Mastering Features:

  • Up to 24 EQ bands with optional Dynamic EQ mode
  • Gorgeous Retina interface with large interactive EQ display and multi-band editing
  • Ultra-steep ‘Brickwall’ slope setting for LP and HP filters
  • Full surround support with intelligent speaker selection
  • Per-band mid/side or left/right processing

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