IK Multimedia

Description

Mix faster and more confidently than ever. The ARC System 3 from IX Multimedia combines an advanced room analysis software and correction plug-in to improve the accuracy of your monitoring in any room. With faster, easier calibration, breathtaking new correction algorithm and useful new GUI, ARC 3 lets you create audio that translates to any system effortlessly.

Trust what you hear
Walls and furniture reflect and absorb sound, affecting what you hear and causing your mix to fall apart in other spaces. ARC System detects these issues, measuring the sound of your room and generating a correction profile to load into the ARC plug-in for your DAW. When you can trust what you’re hearing, you’ll mix faster and with less effort, and your work will translate better than ever.

An all-new listening experience
ARC 3 uses a ground-breaking new analysis algorithm that delivers results you can’t find elsewhere. By measuring your room across a 3D space, IK’s award-winning VRM technology identifies problematic issues without over-processing the sound. The result is an incredibly natural-sounding correction like you’ve never heard.
 
Measure quickly and easily
Just connect a measurement mic to your interface and launch the step-by-step room analysis software. You’ll be guided through a series of measurements across your listening position, and with ARC’s flexible placement options you’ll be done in less than 10 minutes.

New microphone options
ARC System now lets you use generic measurement microphones, and even load a mic calibration file for superior accuracy. So if you already own an RTA or measurement mic, you can get started instantly.

Instantly apply correction

Once you’ve generated your profiles, open your DAW and insert ARC 3 across the master bus. ARC applies a precise correction filter to compensate for your room’s acoustics with a new level of accuracy. You can work confident you’re hearing exactly what was recorded, and that your work with translate to other rooms and systems better than ever. 

Deep control over key parameters
Every room and setup is different, and ARC 3 gives you the controls to fine-tune your correction for ideal performance anywhere. ARC 3 features adjustable correction range, variable resolution and smoothing, and two phase modes.

Check your mix right from your desk
Virtual monitoring lets you intentionally shape your sound to emulate devices like TVs and car audio systems, as well as many popular studio monitors, to quickly listen to your mix on other "virtual" systems to ensure a perfect sound translation.
Specifications
General
  • Supported plug-in formats: VST2, VST 3, AU, AAX
  • Computer platform: Mac, Windows
  • Delivery: Download
  • Version: Full version
Minimum System Requirements
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Mac requirements: macOS 10.10 or newer
  • Windows requirements: Windows 7
  • 64-bit compatible: Yes
  • Licensing: Perpetual

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