Bitter Sweet

by Flux
Category Audio Production / Plug-ins & effects
Version 3.0.35
Format AAXDAAXNAURTASVST
Compatibility Bitter SweetMacOS X Intel
Licence Freeware
Price Free
Rating
Updated On Sep 14, 2013
Total Downloads 33,554
Mac Downloads 20,902
Category Audio Production / Plug-ins & effects
Version 3.0
Format AAXDAAXNAURTASVST
Compatibility Bitter SweetWindows
Licence Freeware
Price Free
Rating
Updated On Jan 29, 2013
Total Downloads 33,554
PC Downloads 12,652

Audio transients dynamic processor

This dynamic processor manages audio transients. Bitter Sweet II is especially active on loud percussive tracks. Turning the central button on the sweet side, decreases the transients amplitude. On the bitter side, the transients amplitude is magnified. Bitter-Sweet also features a control for the signal to be processed. When the main position is engaged, the process affects the stereo signal. If Center is engaged, only the M signal of the internal MS matrix is processed. If stereo is selected, only the S signal from the MS matrix is processed. As all Flux:: plug-ins it features 64 bit floating point processing, up to 8 channels and up to 8 FS (384 KHz). Center and Stereo Mode are only available in stereo (2 channels) processing.
Mac OS X (Intel) - 10.7 and 10.8 in both 32 and 64 bits.
Windows - XP, Vista, 7 and 8 all in both 32 and 64 bits.
Bitter Sweet Bitter Sweet v 3.0.35 Sep 14, 2013 MacOS X Intel
Bug fixes
  • Authorizations issue on AudioUnits

  • Logic X compatibility fix

  • Digital Performer 8 compatibility fix

  • Wavelab 8 compatibility fix


  • Known issue:
  • Logic 32bit can still present authorization issues in old projects.
  • Flux Bitter Sweet Bitter Sweet v 3.0 Jan 29, 2013 MacOS X Intel
    Today, we are finally starting to release the AAX (Native & DSP) and 64-bit compatible versions of our software, built on our latest 64-bit version 3 framework, hereafter called v3. First out is the FREE BitterSweet v3 Transient Designer, and the Elixir v3 True Peak Limiter, and now when we have the framework ready, we are aiming at having all our software ported and available within Q1 this year.

    The v3 framework improves the performance dramatically (measured 500-1000 percent improvement for Elixir depending on host environment!) and for the graphic rendering the v3 framework includes our GPU-efficient 2D/3D graphic engine, first introduced in the Pure Analyzer System, based on the OpenGL standard optimizing the audio-to-visual experience utilizing the GPU on the computer's built in graphics card.
    Flux Bitter Sweet v 2.4.8 Oct 10, 2012 MacOS X UB
    Main Enhancements

    Mac OSX Mountain Lion Support

    Main Fixes

    some minor fixes...
    signal Bitter Sweet v 2.3.4 Feb 25, 2012 MacOS X UB
    New Feature - Mac & Windows - Elixir - Dynamic Channel Linking: Make the channels linkage dynamic according to the signal. It means; when On, the Channel Link will automatically move from 0 when High Dynamic (High transient) are detected and the desired value when no dynamic (low transient) are detected.
    Enhancement - Mac & Windows - Elixir - in addition to dBTP; dBFS output level is now also guaranty.
    Fixed - Mac - Elixir - Middle meter scale not displayed correctly
    Fixed - Mac - Elixir - GR meter values not visible in Logic Pro 9.1.6
    Fixed - Windows - Spat - Correct IR not always displayed
    Fixed - Mac & Windows - HEar - Can't recall some parameters on Cubase6
    Fixed - Mac & Windows - IRCAM Tools - I/O config not always reloaded correctly in VST
    Fixed - Windows - IRCAM Tools - Some plugins was shown as Trojan by some anti-virus
    stereo Bitter Sweet v 2.3.1 Oct 17, 2011 MacOS X UB
    Fixed - When loading a preset in ProTools, parameter changes were not exposed to the host (OS X & Windows).
    Fixed - Old projects (sessions) could not be re-loaded in various host softwares (OS X & Windows).
    transients Bitter Sweet v 2.2.0 Mar 15, 2011 MacOS X UB
    * fix crash under Ableton Live, while reloading session containing at least one Flux:: plug-in.
    * fix Ableton Live CPU overload issue, force to 2/5 at max, to reduce CPU load
    * fix MacOS 10.4 Tiger compatibility issue with iLok driver.
    * Fix Avid Protools Audiosuite latency incorrectly handled.
    * Fix Verb reset issue upon Play/Stop
    * Generic: Fixed preset manager edit dialog issue.
    * Generic: Fixed preset manager gui issue.
    * Added the option "Report zero latency" to the VST version for Wavelab clip effects..
    * Avira antivirus : Fixed virus detection.
    processed Bitter Sweet v 2.0.23 Feb 8, 2010 MacOS X UB
    Not available
    processing Bitter Sweet v 2.0.22 Oct 25, 2009 MacOS X UB
    * Fix a bug that prevent reloading side-chain configuration on some Audiounit projects in Logic and Live.
    Warning: some old project may not be able to recall their configuration. You may want to double-check the "ext" status and re-save your project.
    * Fix a bug that leads to wrong name display of factory presets in the the Logic header menu.
    * Fix a bug that may lead to crash if a preset name contain some strange characters.
    download Bitter Sweet v 2.0.21 Sep 23, 2009 MacOS X UB
    * MacOS: Sonic Solution SoundBlade compatibility enhanced in order to be more efficient with Sonic's Automation by snapshot mode.
    * MacOS: An OS X 10.6, Snow Leopard, compatible version is in testing and will be released as soon as any potential problem is cleared.
    more...
    windows Bitter Sweet v 2.0.8 Feb 13, 2009 MacOS X UB
    * - Morphing and toggle AB can give different settings
    * - State of morphing automation button is now recoded in sessions, and can be automated.
    * - Session reloading with lot of Flux:: plug-ins inserted loading time reduced and authorization check enhanced.
    * - Authorization could randomly failed.
    * - Some compatibility issues with Pyramix 6.1
    * - Some session reloading problems in AudioUnit, that can lead to incorrect plug-in parameters
    less...
    Bitter Sweet Bitter Sweet v 3.0 Jan 29, 2013 Windows
    Today, we are finally starting to release the AAX (Native & DSP) and 64-bit compatible versions of our software, built on our latest 64-bit version 3 framework, hereafter called v3. First out is the FREE BitterSweet v3 Transient Designer, and the Elixir v3 True Peak Limiter, and now when we have the framework ready, we are aiming at having all our software ported and available within Q1 this year.

    The v3 framework improves the performance dramatically (measured 500-1000 percent improvement for Elixir depending on host environment!) and for the graphic rendering the v3 framework includes our GPU-efficient 2D/3D graphic engine, first introduced in the Pure Analyzer System, based on the OpenGL standard optimizing the audio-to-visual experience utilizing the GPU on the computer's built in graphics card.
    Flux Bitter Sweet Bitter Sweet v 2.4.8 Oct 10, 2012 Windows
    Main Enhancements

    Mac OSX Mountain Lion Support

    Main Fixes

    some minor fixes...
    Flux Bitter Sweet v 2.3.4 Feb 25, 2012 Windows
    New Feature - Mac & Windows - Elixir - Dynamic Channel Linking: Make the channels linkage dynamic according to the signal. It means; when On, the Channel Link will automatically move from 0 when High Dynamic (High transient) are detected and the desired value when no dynamic (low transient) are detected.
    Enhancement - Mac & Windows - Elixir - in addition to dBTP; dBFS output level is now also guaranty.
    Fixed - Mac - Elixir - Middle meter scale not displayed correctly
    Fixed - Mac - Elixir - GR meter values not visible in Logic Pro 9.1.6
    Fixed - Windows - Spat - Correct IR not always displayed
    Fixed - Mac & Windows - HEar - Can't recall some parameters on Cubase6
    Fixed - Mac & Windows - IRCAM Tools - I/O config not always reloaded correctly in VST
    Fixed - Windows - IRCAM Tools - Some plugins was shown as Trojan by some anti-virus
    signal Bitter Sweet v 2.3.1 Oct 17, 2011 Windows
    Fixed - When loading a preset in ProTools, parameter changes were not exposed to the host (OS X & Windows).
    Fixed - Old projects (sessions) could not be re-loaded in various host softwares (OS X & Windows).
    stereo Bitter Sweet v 2.2.0 Mar 15, 2011 Windows
    * fix crash under Ableton Live, while reloading session containing at least one Flux:: plug-in.
    * fix Ableton Live CPU overload issue, force to 2/5 at max, to reduce CPU load
    * fix MacOS 10.4 Tiger compatibility issue with iLok driver.
    * Fix Avid Protools Audiosuite latency incorrectly handled.
    * Fix Verb reset issue upon Play/Stop
    * Generic: Fixed preset manager edit dialog issue.
    * Generic: Fixed preset manager gui issue.
    * Added the option "Report zero latency" to the VST version for Wavelab clip effects..
    * Avira antivirus : Fixed virus detection.
    transients Bitter Sweet v 2.0.31 Feb 8, 2010 Windows
    Not available
    processed Bitter Sweet v 2.0.22 Oct 25, 2009 Windows
    Fix: Some Anti-Virus detect VST version of the plug-ins as a virus.
    processing Bitter Sweet v 2.0.10.995 Apr 28, 2009 Windows
    # All plug-ins
    * - Morphing and toggle AB can give different settings
    * - State of morphing automation button is now recoded in sessions, and can be automated.
    * - Session reloading with lot of Flux:: plug-ins inserted loading time reduced and authorization check enhanced.
    * - Authorization could randomly failed.
    * - Some compatibility issues with Pyramix 6.1
    * - Some session reloading problems in AudioUnit, that can lead to incorrect plug-in parameters

    # All VST 2 Channels plug-ins
    * - Side chain and processing buttons not well initialized

    # Alchemist
    * - Optimization about morphing slider, when morphing a lot of parameters.
    * - Invert phase was not working correctly.
    * - Compare function in Protools was broken
    * - Some Automation bugs fix... Because of this fix, by default Alchemist will no more read correctly Automation data recorded with the previous version. To support old automation, you must set up the Automation old mode support. Please note that this mode is deprecated for new projects: you should disble it before creating new sessions.
    o Windows: Go in the "Start" Menu → "All Programs->Flux:: sound and picture development" and click on "Enable Old Automation support". Click on "Disable old Automation support" to come back in the new mode (Recommended for new project).
    o MacOS: Open a terminal (located in the Applications => Utilities folder) and set up the mode via the following command:
    defaults write com.gaelyvan.flux.plugins HandleOldAutomation -bool YES
    (validate by pressing "return" keyboard button).
    To Delete this preference, set the following command:
    defaults write com.gaelyvan.flux.plugins HandleOldAutomation -bool NO.
    (validate by pressing "return" keyboard button).

    # Solera
    * - Side Chain EQ initialization problem, at 48kHz sampling rate, for band #1
    * - MS Width not working

    # Epure II VST
    * - Possible bad render in WaveLab

    # Epure II
    * - Possible crash in very high sampling rate

    # Epure II Venue
    * - Recall of the preset A and B slot and the Morphing slider position have been temporally removed from the session and Snapshot recall. This because of an issue with current DShow software that does not really support big custom chunk in snapshot. We will try to re-implement this as soon as possible.

    # Stereo Tool PC
    * - Installer not support Windows XP 64

    # Security PC
    * - crash sometimes when shutting down or restarting windows
    * - iLok support not working on Vista 64 SP1
    * - Flux Security Engine hang on some Vista 64 Home Premium SP1 system
    * - New iLok support management. Now the Flux:: security engine will not try to load the iLok support if iLok drivers are not installed or if the installed version is too old. This allow to be able to use the Flux:: vst plug-ins without installing iLok (if you are using the Flux:: dongle). The Security Manager will display messages regarding your current iLok installation.

    # VST MAC
    * - for steinberg softwares (cubase & nuendo), fix a bug that lead the mouse to un-precise control of buttons with mouse
    * - Fix a bug that lead to crash when exiting plug-ins
    * - Fix session reloading issues between Mac intel and ppc

    # AudioUnit MAC
    * - Fix a session reloading issue that appear with the latest 2.0.8.0

    # All Plug-ins MAC
    * - it is now possible to control the "Old Automation State" more simply with the MacOS security manager, with an entry in the file menu. The security manager is released in 2.0.10.0
    download Bitter Sweet v 2.0.8 Feb 13, 2009 Windows
    * - Morphing and toggle AB can give different settings
    * - State of morphing automation button is now recoded in sessions, and can be automated.
    * - Session reloading with lot of Flux:: plug-ins inserted loading time reduced and authorization check enhanced.
    * - Authorization could randomly failed.
    * - Some compatibility issues with Pyramix 6.1
    * - Some session reloading problems in AudioUnit, that can lead to incorrect plug-in parameters
    Flux

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