Anyone with experience with faIRmageddon?

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  1. Olymoon

    Olymoon MODERATOR Staff Member

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    Hi Guys,

    I'd like to have your experience opinion about faIRmageddon, if you ever used it.
    https://www.forward-audio.com/fairmageddon/

    I'm looking for something like this to edit cabinets IRs.
    Or maybe you know another similar program?

    Thanks in advance for your comments
     
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  3. Xupito

    Xupito Audiosexual

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    Haven't tried it.
    The best alternative about editing IRs, applying effects, Meldaproduction MCabinet. You can even add dynamic eq.

    When it comes to combining multiple IRs, RedWirez MixIR2. But from what you ask you'd want MCabinet.
     
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  4. Olymoon

    Olymoon MODERATOR Staff Member

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    Thank you for your answer, but is it possible to save the result as a new IR with M Cabinbet?
    (Side note, Meldaproduction have me blocked, I cant see their site without using a VPN lol)

    Edit: Now I see this in their site:
    I know RedWirez MixIR2, but you cant create new irs with these programs, and that's what I'm looking for, because I will use these new Irs with an external hardware (Hotone Ampero)
     
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    Xupito Audiosexual

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    Been there! You can thank R2R's .cmd file that goes with the fix for that. Check your hosts file :rofl:

    MixIr2 was the first plugin that allowed to save the combined IRs as one wav. And you can combine them in parallel (usual cabinet IR case) or serial (add a nice reverb)[​IMG] .
     
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  6. Guitarmaniac64

    Guitarmaniac64 Platinum Record

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    Oh that price is waaay to much for an IQ loader and some teaser IR's if they had given some full IR packs (say 3-4 that you could pick yourself of course) with the purchase it would be OK but sget ome teasers no way i would buy an IR loader for that price.

    There are cheaper plugins like Libra i think it cost around 30-50 i bought it for 30 $ (And hey its on the sister site :) ) it has an X/Y pad sort of thing but no virtual analog EQ modules and no EQ matching

    And the recently released Audio Assault air Impulse loader intro price is 9$ it can do everything this can except EQ matching and it doesn't have a X/Y pad it has a Mix knob on every IR module instead

    MixIR3 and old MixIR2 about 30-50 $ it uses sliders to blend different IR's has everything except EQ matching it also has impediance IR (mimic the input impediance of an amp) which no othe plugins has
    Mix IR 2 is discountinued but people say its better than the new 3 as the 3 is still buggy.
    And there is of course Mcabinet which i havent tested yet.

    I havent seen EQ matching in any other IR loader but you can of course use an EQ plugin that have EQ matching.
     
  7. Arabian_jesus

    Arabian_jesus Kapellmeister

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    Picked up faIRmageddon when it was free and it's ok! If you want to combine IR's and save the result though STL Libra is perfect! You can load up to 8 IR's at once and the "cabs" are shown on the screen in a birds-eye view where you can move around the position of the listener, which is very nice, and when you found the perfect spot you can save that to a new IR!
     
  8. Olymoon

    Olymoon MODERATOR Staff Member

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    I'll try all the programs that you mention,
    Thank you.
     
  9. lasm2000

    lasm2000 Newbie

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    There's also the aIR Impulse Rack by Audio Assault. It really works as a rack, you can load impulses in series, parallel, add delay after delay, eq, watch the impulse curve at every step in between, etc... It ain't in sister site (yet?) but it is fairly priced. 10 dollars. (now I see it was mentioned above already, haha, let me just state that I like it, and yes, it can export the resulting IR).
     
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    Olymoon MODERATOR Staff Member

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    Thank you for your suggestions. Does one of the vst that you mention that does automatic phase alignment?
    That's one of the function of faIRmageddon that called my attention as it can be tricky to do by hand.
     
  11. Olymoon

    Olymoon MODERATOR Staff Member

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    Hello guys

    Big thanks for all your explanations and suggestions.

    After I tried almost all the programs you mentioned, unless Meldaproduction MCabinet as for some reason the patching failled.
    I went for Libra , but I rapidly missed an EQ

    So finally I bought aIR Impulse Rack by Audio Assault for 10 bucks. And it's perfect. Easy to use, good results...
     
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