Blue Cat Axiom V2
Meet Blue Cat's Axiom: your versatile and open multi effects and amp simulation software for guitar and bass. Derived from the acclaimed Destructor plug-in for amp simulations, Axiom offers an infinite number of exceptional tones to enhance your musical expression with your axe.
In essence, Axiom caters to a wide range of musical scenarios, from recording and performance to sound design and experimentation. It empowers musicians, producers, and sound enthusiasts to achieve their sonic aspirations by combining realistic amp simulations, a wide array of effects, and the freedom to integrate their preferred plug-ins in any format. Whether you are in the studio crafting a masterpiece or on stage delivering a captivating live performance, Axiom is your go-to solution for pushing the boundaries of guitar and bass sound.
Axiom indeed offers a world of sonic possibilities thanks to its distinctive structure and signal flow:
Two versatile amp simulation channels, each with pre and post effects, blend seamlessly for a lifelike amp experience.
Discover unique amp simulation, offering exceptional tone, an authentic playing feel, and unrivaled tweaking capabilities for full control over your sound.
Customize your tone with hundreds of presets or dive into the amp editor for complete control.
Fine-tune your sound with additional input and master sections, boasting 4 effect slots each, and a built-in high-precision tuner.
Safeguard your output with a brickwall limiter to prevent overshoot.
But that's merely the starting point. Axiom extends further, offering boundless potential for effects and creativity:
Over 100 built-in effects, including creative delays, reverbs, distortion & fuzz pedals, modulation fx, wah and more.
Unleash your inner pedal wizard and create your own: dive into creative delays and reverbs with the built-in version of Late Replies, sculpt your signature distortions, filters, and compressors with Destructor, and transform your pickups on the fly or refine acoustic guitar tones effortlessly with Re-Guitar!
Seamless integration with third-party Audio Unit, VST, and VST3 plug-ins, expanding your sonic arsenal indefinitely.
Enhance your performance with virtual instruments in the tools section, like metronomes, drum machines, sequencers, synthesizers, or the built-in audio player.
Axiom stands as your all-in-one solution, featuring an extensive library of hundreds of full-rig presets for both electric and acoustic guitar and bass. When used as an application, you can effortlessly play over backing tracks and record your performance with a single click.
If you are in search of amp simulation software without the effects, check out our Destructor plug-in. For a plug-in host & multi-effects processor without amp simulation, explore Blue Cat's PatchWork.
Blue Cat Audio Standards:
Available as a standalone application and in most plug-in formats for Mac and Windows.
Full MIDI control and automation support, MIDI Learn.
No CPU load on idle: processing shuts down when fed with silence (optimal CPU usage).
Customizable user interface with transparency & zoom.
Smooth Bypass: noiseless plug-in activation / deactivation.
Full featured integrated presets manager.
Copy/paste the state of the plug-in between instances.
Any sample rate supported.
Added 15 extra knobs to customize amps, pedals and the Axiom pedalboard.
Updated several Axiom and built-in Destructor factory presets.
Fixed VST plug-in crashing Ableton Live 11 upon load.
Fixed random crashes when unloading the plug-in in several hosts (Pro Tools, Live).
Fixed crash when unloading the VST3 plug-in Reason 12.
Fixed Audio Unit validation issues in Logic when a user default preset has been defined before upgrading to V2.
Fixed preset sometimes flagged as modified when browsing presets in EZ mode.
Fixed style of the amp simulator post filter not always updated with tone maps.
Fixed Graphical User Interface performance issues on Mac OS Sonoma (caused by an Apple bug).