Smooth Operator

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Introducing Smooth Operator by BABY Audio

BABY Audio’s spectral detection algorithm adapts to your audio 44,100 times per second and automatically eliminates fatigued frequencies. With Smooth Operator, you can bring out clarity and smoothness across instruments, vocals and mix busses. It combines equalization, spectral compression and resonance suppression into a singular creative experience that’s instant and intuitive.


  • Intelligent Signal Balancer
  • Clarity on Demand
  • Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) for breaking incoming audio into tiny particles for separate analysis and processing
  • 3 FOCUS controls for determining the level of surgical precision
  • 4 Nodes for shaping tonal response
  • Mouse wheel or trackpad scroll to adjust Q
  • 5 SIDE CHAIN mode to duck your signal with the frequency balance of another track in your mix
  • New in v1.0.1: HIGH-RES algorithm mode for getting rid of “spectral harmonics” when pushed hard
  • 63 presets created by friends of BABY Audio including Preston Reid, David Nakaji, Rob Kleiner, and Neenah
  • Compatibility with 64-bit and 32-bit systems

System Requirements

  • macOS 10.7 and up (including Catalina & Big Sur)
  • Windows 7 and up
  • Plugin formats: VST, VST3, AU, AAX
  • DAWs supported: Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Logic Pro, FL Studio, Cubase, Nuendo, Reaper, Reason, and more

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