FX Collection 4

Find your sonic perfection

A curated selection of 30 creative audio effects for modern music makers, from enhanced emulations of iconic studio tools to contemporary & experimental effects plugins for inspiring music production and creation.

An entire boutique
studio in your DAW

Elevate your production with premium studio-grade sound; steer your projects in exciting & unexpected directions with free-flowing sonic experimentations; nail your mixes quicker than ever with next-level plugin flexibility and accessibility.

A curated collection

Only the most essential, iconic, and inspiring effects, from studio classics to dramatic transformative effects, distilled into a single collection that ticks every box without ever losing focus.

Color your sound

More than utilities, audio enhancers, and production tools; these are creative, musical effects designed to transform every step in your process and bring out the color and character in your sound.

Fit for professionals

Whatever your style, enjoy the top-tier sound you deserve and the advanced functionality you need thanks to accurate modeling, cutting-edge DSP engineering, and a wealth of pro features.

Easy to use plugins

Intuitively-designed interfaces, over 1000 expertly-crafted presets, useful in-app tutorials, and improved accessibility features make these plugins easy for everyone to use, from beginner to pro.

What’s new
in FX Collection 4

Rev LX-24

An upgraded version of the retro box that defined ‘80s reverb; real-feeling space, cave depth atmosphere, and subtly-sparkling textures await.

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Dist COLDFIRE

A dual-engine distortion effect that goes from rich tube saturation to unrestrained sonic destruction in a few clicks.

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Rotary CLS-222

Move from silky smooth stereo swirls to spinning synchronized patterns with a modernized take on the classic Leslie rotary speaker emulator.

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Filter MS-20

Pump destructive crunch and roaring stereo filter sweeps into your mixes with this infamously abrasive KORG filter & distortion module.

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Plugin upgrades

A number of effects have been upgraded, from adding different oversampling qualities to 40 new presets & an updated modulation workflow for Efx FRAGMENTS.

Resizing

In line with V Collection, all plugins in FX Collection can now be resized by simply clicking and dragging the corner of the interface.

Accessibility

FX Collection 4 introduces the same text-to-speech features seen in V Collection, for a smooth production workflow for visually-impaired producers.

Compatibility

Every effect in FX Collection now supports NKS VST3 and Mac M1 AAX.

Changing
the mixing game

What if a ducked reverb changed the way you sang that chorus? What if the boldest distortion brought out the hidden harmonic detail in your synth parts? What if that spontaneous granular experiment totally changed the way you heard that drum loop?

From compression to delay, modulation to distortion, throw out the DAW rulebook and make mixing and mastering an integral part of your creative process like never before.

A dual-engine distortion effect that goes from rich tube saturation to unrestrained sonic destruction in a few clicks.
A dual-engine distortion effect that goes from rich tube saturation to unrestrained sonic destruction in a few clicks.

Readymade presets for
mixing, mastering, and beyond

Find the subtle tweak, mix alteration, or destructive sound you need in a few clicks with over 1000 presets. Filter by style or effect type, and save your favorites for instant recall later - it’s that simple.

Discover examples of effects chains using only presets from FX Collection 4’s library:

Vocals


A dry vocal pop line benefits from Delay ETERNITY's 'Voice Doubler' preset and the 'Ballad Vocal Plate' preset from Rev LX-24.


A simple vocal line brought to life with Dist COLDFIRE's 'Signal Beefer' and 'Pulsing Heavens' from Efx FRAGMENTS.

Drums


A full-sounding drum-kit goes full hall mode with Rev LX-24's 'Hi Fi Small Hall'.


An electronic drum loop crushed and pumped full of energy with the 'Doom Slayer' preset from Bus FORCE.

Keys


A huge Jun-6 V synthwave sound, energized with movement and space with the 'Rich Pad' preset from the Chorus DIMENSION-D, plus Rev LX-24's 'Synth Keys Hall'.


A grand piano degraded with the 'Wide MixBus' preset from Pre TridA, 'Lo-Fi Quiver' from Tape MELLO-FI, and 'Transient Stretch' from Efx FRAGMENTS.

Guitars


A strummed accoustic guitar with extra chime and space thanks to the 'Shimmer Ensemble' preset from Efx FRAGMENTS, followed by 'Atmos' from Rev LX-24.


Giving some gritty character to an electric bass stem with 'Bass Goes Dunk' from Dist OPAMP-21.

Mix & master


A carefully sculpted mix using Eq SITRAL-295, Pre V76, Pre TridA, and Bus FORCE. Filter MINI, Rev LX-24, and Tape MELLO-FI add a touch of lo-fi atmosphere with Comp DIODE-309 gluing it all together.


Bus FORCE's'Very Fat Low End' preset compresses and saturates bass frequencies, with character added from Pre 1973 and Comp DIODE-609 to brick the volume.

Creative


A quirky drum and guitar riff with stutters from the 'Machine Gun' preset from Efx FRAGMENTS, with synced wah from Filter M12 and a touch of Delay TAPE-201.


A classic jungle loop, tortured with Dist COLDFIRE's 'Error Census' preset, with extra long decay on the vocals with the 'Eternity' preset.

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PressClippings

  • Ask Audio

    On FX Collection 4

    “it’s really worth getting the whole collection if you’re a new user”

  • Gearspace

    On FX Collection 4

    “Once again Arturia have put together an excellent set of very useful audio processors covering pretty much every type of signal modification you need. And at a ridiculously low cost per unit. Highly recommended.”

  • Attack Magazine

    On FX Collection 4

    “If you’re in the market for an effects package, FX Collection should be at the top of your shopping list. It has most everything you could need and sounds just incredible. FX Collection has just about everything you need in one gorgeous effects package.”

  • Sound On Sound

    On FX Collection 4

    “I tried it and it was top of my list! Only a few controls, great sound and kind on the CPU, Rev 140 sounds beautiful and does one job that needs doing on nearly every mix. I've since found Arturia plug-ins are excellent in general, so get some demos and give them a try.”

The features
you need

  • DAW ready

    However you use these plugins; for the amazing tone of their reverb, for the gritty preamps, or for their incredible sound design abilities, you'll be safe in the knowledge that they are fully compatible with your setup. These plugins work with all major DAWs, and on both Windows and MacOS.

  • ASC

    Arturia Software Center lets you download, organize, and update all of your Arturia software titles in one place, as well as manage all of your licenses across multiple devices. Keep it simple.

  • Resizable GUI

    Whether you want the full visual immersion of our classic effects emulations, or to save precious screen real estate, the interfaces for all of your Arturia plugins can be resized to a scale that suits you.

  • Real-time control

    Every parameter in every FX Collection plugin can be mapped to your favorite MIDI controller for instant, hands-on control of your mix. Sweep a filter, crank a preamp, or warp your modulation on the fly.

  • In-App Tutorials

    Every plugin in FX Collection comes with built-in tutorials, guiding you step-by-step through the crucial parameters, adjustments, and mixing hacks to get the most out of your sound. The tutorial panel also explains the controls you’re using in real-time - so you’ll never miss a tweak.

  • Preset browser

    FX Collection’s streamlined preset browser lets you filter, organize, and save your favorite presets for instant recall. Search by instrument type, genre, production technique, and much more - so you can quickly find the tweak you need and save valuable creative time!

True Analog Emulation

TAE® "True Analog Emulation" is Arturia's exclusive technology that accurately reproduces the defining sonic qualities of analog synthesizers. It recreates the characteristics of analog oscillators in amazing detail, transparency and clarity, as well as the exact properties of the analog filters that give each classic instrument its unique sound. Soft clipping adds even more punch and presence.

Physical Modeling

Not all keyboard legends use circuits and analog components. To reproduce the incredible acoustic and electro-acoustic instruments found within V Collection, Arturia used state-of-the-art physical modeling technology. By analyzing how each instrument creates its own unique sound, our engineers use advanced mathematical algorithms that recreate every aspect of the original.

Main Features

  • 30 software effects, spanning distortion, compression, filtering, mix bus, delay, reverb, modulation, and preamps
  • Vintage effects modernized with contemporary features like side-chaining, mid-side processing, envelope followers, look-ahead tracking and more.
  • Original creative effects for modern, experimental sound design
  • Beautiful high-res 4K interfaces
  • Hundreds of expertly-crafted presets with sound designer notes and parameter highlights
  • Every effect can be used in your DAW as a VST, VST3, AU, or AAX plug-in
  • In-app tutorials to help you get the most out of each plug-in
  • NKS-ready
  • Apple Silicon CPU compatible

30 Software titles

  • Dist COLDFIRE
  • Dist OPAMP-21
  • Dist TUBE-CULTURE
  • Tape MELLO-FI
  • Pre 1973
  • Pre TRIDA
  • Pre V76
  • Rotary CLS-222
  • Rev LX-24
  • Rev PLATE-140
  • Rev INTENSITY
  • Rev SPRING-636
  • Delay TAPE-201
  • Delay BRIGADE
  • Delay ETERNITY
  • Efx FRAGMENTS
  • Bus FORCE
  • Comp DIODE-609
  • Eq SITRAL-295
  • Chorus DIMENSION-D
  • Phaser BI-TRON
  • Flanger BL-20
  • Chorus JUN-6
  • Comp VCA-65
  • Comp TUBE-STA
  • Comp FET-76
  • Filter MS-20
  • Filter MINI
  • Filter SEM
  • Filter M12

Platforms specifications

Windows

  • Win 10+ (64bit)
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 4 cores CPU, 3.4 GHz (4.0 GHz Turbo-boost)
  • 6GB free hard disk space
  • OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU
  • ARM processors not supported on Windows

Required configuration

  • VST, AAX, Audio Unit, NKS (64-bit DAWs only).

Apple

  • Mac OS 10.13+
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 4 cores CPU, 3.4 GHz (4.0 GHz Turbo-boost) or Apple Silicon CPU
  • 6GB free hard disk space
  • OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU

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  • An elegant and simple solution to help you install, activate, and update your Arturia software.

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