Stone Voices release DReverb Lite, a freeware algorithmic reverb plugin for Windows and macOS.
Stone Voices, makers of quality plugins, offer a lightweight version of their fully featured algorithmic reverb plugin, DReverb. It has low CPU usage and long reverb times going up to 100 seconds, making the plugin useful for producers and sound designers alike.
The sound quality is equal between the full and lite versions. The main difference is the depth of control that each one offers. As you may have already guessed, the Lite version features fewer controls, which may be good if you are looking for a simple reverb that sounds great.
The important part to note here is that in most typical mixing scenarios, the amount of controls given in the Lite version is more than enough.
You have all the important aspects of reverb available to you on the DReverb Lite plugin. It has four knobs controlling decay, width, color, and mix. Decay is the time it takes for the reverb tail to fade out, width is the stereo presence, color is mostly a matter of EQ, and mix combines dry and wet signals. So you have everything that you can ask for in a reverb plugin.
DReverb Lite comes in plenty of plugin formats, including VST2, VST3, and AU (on macOS). It is an excellent choice as a go-to reverb for those working on an older system, especially thanks to the low CPU usage.
There are 20 factory presets, and the interface is scalable. It is supported on Windows 7 and above and macOS 10.11 and above.
Get DReverb Lite for free on the Stone Voices website. If you’re looking for something more flexible, consider the Renaissance Reverb by Waves Audio which is currently free with any Loopcloud plan (including the free trial). The offer expires soon, though.
And if you want a lo-fi spring reverb to add some color to your tracks, check out our free BPB Dirty Spring plugin.
Download: DReverb Lite