UAD Essentials Edition gives you the rich analog tones heard on decades of classic albums with 11 "must-have" UAD plug-ins and instruments — for one low price — no UA hardware required.
Included in the UAD Essentials Edition:
- Teletronix LA-2A Leveler Collection (3)
- Pultec EQ Collection (3)
- Century Tube Channel Strip
- Oxide Tape Recorder
- Galaxy Tape Echo
- Pure Plate Reverb
- PolyMAX Synth
Our vintage-inspired synth gives producers, sound designers, and musicians fat analog tones from the golden age of polysynthesis. PolyMAX's warm, analog-modeled oscillators and filters, professional UA effects, and curated presets easily fit into any genre — with album‑ready sounds instantly.
Century Tube Channel Strip
Enhance your vocals, guitars, synths, and more with a vintage-style tube mic preamp, simple three-band EQ, and optical compressor designed to give you everything you need to capture "first take" magic.
Pultec Passive EQ Collection
Featuring three astonishingly accurate Pultec EQs that are indistinguishable from the original analog hardware, get the same silky curves used by the engineers of John Mayer, Daft Punk, and Mariah Carey, on your vocals, drums, keys and more.
Teletronix LA-2A Classic Leveler Collection
Get smooth, radio-ready vocals, guitars, and bass with three highly sought-after versions of the most famous optical tube compressor ever made — and the go-to for professional mixers worldwide.
Galaxy Tape Echo
Add subtle tape delay and colorful cacophony to drums, vocals, guitars, and synths with the definitive emulation of an iconic analog contraption used by everyone from Pink Floyd and David Bowie, to King Tubby, Scientist, and Lee “Scratch” Perry.
Pure Plate Reverb
Experience UA's revolutionary plate reverb emulation in a simple, easy-to-use package — with all of the essential features. Revel in the sonic and mechanical nuances of the steel plate, transducers, and dampers, and give your vocals, guitars, strings, and synths lush, satisfying ambience.
Oxide Tape Recorder
Based on our award-winning Ampex and Studer tape machine emulations, Oxide Tape Recorder gives you the warmth, presence, and vibe of professional analog tape, with only the essential controls, so you can get sounds faster and make everything "sound like a record."