Useful Audio Plugins For Mixing in Mono

The idea of “mixing in mono” can help you make the right mixing decisions and there are numerous audio plugins that let you switch from a stereo signal to a plain mono signal, thereby giving you the opportunity to check your mix in mono.

Now let’s have a quick run down of some of those utility audio plugins which allow you to monitor your mixing or mastering session in mono.

1. brainworx bx_control

brainworx bx_control

brainworx bx_control has a “mono solo button” which allows you to monitor your audio in mono.

2. brainworx bx_solo

brainworx bx_solo (mono solo button)

You can switch to monitoring in mono by using brainworx bx_solo and the way you do that is you simply click on the button labelled “M Solo”

3. Waves S1 Stereo Imager

Waves S1 Stereo Imager

You can force a stereo input signal to a mono signal using Waves S1 Stereo Imager by moving the Width slider all the way down to zero. Hence the Waves S1 Stereo Imager is a good plugin when you need to check your mix in mono.