Soft Limit has been an integral feature of Apogee converters since the AD-500, our first standalone A-D converter released in 1991.

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Now, for the very first time, this simple but highly effective analog tape emulation is available as an audio plugin.


  • Round your audio signal's transients, increasing apparent loudness while controlling extraneous digital peaks
  • Add analog tape-like harmonics and subtle warmth
  • Drive the input knob to conjure crunchy thickness that never gets harsh
  • Get it for FREE

Available June 2022. To register your interest and receive a notification when the download is available please click here.

Apogee is distributed in the UK/ROI by Sound Technology Ltd. For more information please call 01462 480000 or visit