T-De-Esser Plus

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T-De-Esser Plus: Remove Harshness and Sibilance Quickly and Easily

T-De-Esser Plus is a powerful and professional De-Esser plug-in that smooths out high frequencies while maintaining a natural and musical sound. It works effectively on individual tracks, buses, and in a wide range of applications from sound design to mastering. T-De-Esser Plus is optimized for low CPU usage on both Windows and macOS.


  • CPU optimized for low CPU usage on both Windows and macOS
  • A/B switch to compare different options
  • Side chain frequency modes including four specific side-chained frequency bands to detect harsh sounds
  • GUI scale to adjust the size of the interface
  • Undo/redo function built into the plugin

What Can T-De-Esser Plus Do?

  • Remove harshness from close mic’d sound sources
  • Manage sibilance in vocals and dialog transparently
  • Treat irregular tonal balance caused by poor recording quality
  • Reduce glare from unnecessarily bright guitar and piano recordings
  • Tame piercing synth sounds
  • Control high frequencies in overhead transients such as snare, hi-hats, or clash
  • Increase dynamic range while mastering by reducing unnecessary harsh frequencies

System Requirements:

  • Mac: macOS 10.11 El Capitan – macOS 11 Big Sur (64-bit only), Intel or M1 Apple Silicon processor (using Rosetta 2), VST, VST3, AU, AAX
  • Windows: Windows 7 or higher (32 or 64-bit), Intel processor, VST, VST3, AAX (note: AAX format is 64-bit only and requires Pro Tools 11 and later)

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