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About FabFilter Saturn

The distortion effect has played a huge role in music history. By driving and distorting a guitar amplifier, rock-and-roll was born in the 1960s! Since that day, distortion has been used in many forms, and not only to get that crunchy electric guitar sound. Today, distortion is used to color sounds in various ways while mixing, by driving vacuum tubes, saturating tape and even by reducing bit rate.

FabFilter Saturn offers various flavors of distortion, and combines it with multi-band audio processing and virtually endless modulation possibilities. From subtle, clean and warm tube or tape saturation to the wildest multi-band guitar amp effects: FabFilter Saturn delivers!


Key features include 16 different distortion styles, from subtle saturation to heavy guitar amps and bit crushing, multi-band processing (up to 6 bands), per-band drive, mix, feedback, dynamics, tone and level control, plus tons of modulation options with XLFOs, Envelope Followers, Envelope Generators, MIDI Sources and XY Controllers.

FabFilter Saturn is available in VST, VST3, AU (Audio Units), AAX Native and AudioSuite formats (all both 64-bit and 32-bit).

Windows requirements

32-bit: Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP

64-bit: Windows 10, 8, 7 or Vista (x64)

VST 2/3 host or Pro Tools

macOS requirements

OS X 10.8 or higher

AU or VST 2/3 host or Pro Tools

Intel processor

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