v3.5.0 zplane PPMulator

zplane PPMulator


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zplane PPMulator

Cross-platform Plug-in meter for digital audio workstations!

zplane PPMulator is a cross-platform plug-in meter that mimics the look, feel, and user interface of a professional broadcast Peak Programme Meter (PPM).


This plugin provides a precisely calibrated workspace for recording, editing, mixing and mastering. The plug-in is available in two versions: PPMulator+ and PPMulatorXL; the latter offers additional features such as EBU R128 loudness metering and batch audio file processing.

  • Customizable and resizable layouts and channel labeling
  • Audio file batch processing (PPMulatorXL only)
  • Automated peak logging with export
  • Mono gain trim to M3 (-3dB) or M6 (-6dB) standards
  • Phase correlation meter & Goniometer
  • Reference tone generator for meter alignment and calibration
  • Supported Standards:
  • IEC 268-10 Type I: Nordic N9
  • IEC 268-10 Type I: DIN 45406
  • IEC 268-10 Type IIa: BBC scale
  • IEC 268-10 Type IIb: EBU scale
  • ITU-R BS.1770-2: True Peak Meter
  • EBU R128 (2011): Loudness Meter (PPMulatorXL only)

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What’s new in version 3.2.0

  • Ability to customize the loudness meter (e.g. ranges and colours).
  • Admin mode with password protection for the preference panel.
  • Switchable, second range for true-peak scale (-48 dbTP .. +3 dbTP).
  • Plus several bug fixes

The update is free for all existing customers.

What’s new in version 3.1.2

  • Support for AAX Native (32/64 bit) on Windows and Mac
  • Support for ATSC/A85  (only PPMXL)
  • Support for larger files (>  2GB)
  • Improved resampling


zplane PPMulatorXL v3.4.0

(all) removed: RTAS support.
(all) removed: Windows XP support.
(all) new: VST3 support.
(all) new: added support for 10 channel IO buses.
(all) new: added support for Dolby Atmos 7.0.2 and 7.1.2 tracks for AAX.
(all) new: added true digital meter.
(all) new: added file drag and drop for batch processing in the standalone.
(win) fixed: crashes on un/locking plugin to host when it hasn’t been fully initialized (Adobe Premiere CC / Windows).
(osx) fixed: offline rendering can lead to sections of silence in the outputted audio.
(all) fixed: wrong ppm meter visualization on overloaded input signals.
The update is free for all existing customers and can be downloaded from the user accounts.

  • Audio format: Mono/ Stereo/ Mid-Side/ 5.1, 32-192kHz sample rate
  • Plugin format: RTAS, AU, VST + Standalone application
  • Min. system CPU: 1GHz
  • OS: Mac OS 10.6-10.10, Windows 7/8/10
  • Host: Pro Tools > V8

PPMulator v3.5.0

Released 23 September 2019

  • (all) new: add speech-gated loudness metering based on Dolby’s Dialogue Intelligence algorithm
  • (all) new: add scale size [-60dB, +3dB] for ITU-R BS. 1770-2: True Peak
  • (all) fixed: resetting loudness meter types doesn’t work sufficiently

The update is free for all existing customers and can be downloaded from the user accounts.