High Precision Native Channel Strip with Micro Pitch and Stereo Delay

UltraChannel™ features micro pitch functionality from our flagship H8000, stereo delays with variable feedback paths, plus two stages of compression, gating and five bands of parametric EQ in a rearrangeable interface.



  • UltraChannel features a pair of dynamics processors: the O-Pressor™, capable of extreme compression (this is the compressor section of the Omnipressor®) and a conventional compressor with de-essing and side-chain capability.

Soft-Saturation and Transformer emulation which recreates transformer core saturation.

  • This feature adds harmonics to low frequency material while remaining relatively transparent to the rest of signal. While relatively subtle, in aggregate, Transformer can bring life to otherwise dull mixes and help glue disparate sound sources together.


  • Allows drag and drop for reordering the signal path of the top level components (O-Pressor, compressor/de-esser, EQ, Gate).


  • UltraChannel includes a variety of factory presets tailored to signal sources such as guitar, bass, kick drum, snare, piano, strings, synths and vocals. A number of the presets were created by Eventide artists.


I have PT11 HD 2 Accell and large pot of plug-ins which cost a bundle, but this one leaves them all in the dust, I have never been able to place vocals (in the box) in a mix correctly, all my plugs make the vocals smaller than the music but with this plug-in it’s so easy to place vocals and it...



By Mike Levine
UltraChannel is more than just your average channel strip. It also features Eventide's signature delay and modulation effects, and is almost like an entire effects collection in a single plug-in.

UltraChannel Videos


UltraChannel Videos

  • https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/gDpobtI719A?rel=0
    Richard Factor AES Interview by Reverb.com
  • https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/-fBPYACO7UU?rel=0
    Eventide UltraChannel Overview
  • https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/BFZeeA2Q2Fo?rel=0
    Eventide UltraChannel Presets Demo
  • https://www.youtube.com/embed/M1Ozl0yqJ4U
    UltraChannel Plug-in Demo

UltraChannel News

November 24, 2015
"Only very few companies can pride themselves on having shaped the sound of modern music as we know it. Eventide is one of them, from their H910 Harmonizer released in 1975 to timeless classics like the H3000, up to ‘contemporary hits’ like the stompbox line and software plugins (formerly available only for ProTools and now for native platforms as well). As you may...
November 01, 2015
Richard Factor, one of Eventide's founders, is interviewed by Reverb.com on the vintage rackmount effects we displayed at AES. 
June 11, 2014
64-bit channel strip with micro pitch and stereo delay Today, Eventide announced the immediate availability of its new channel strip plug-in which delivers unprecedented flexibility and sonic control.  The UltraChannel™ 64-bit native plug-in for AU, VST, and AAX64 for Mac and PC features micro pitch functionality from our flagship H8000, stereo delays with variable...



Platform Compatibility

Microsoft Windows 7+ and Apple OS X 10.7+

DAW Compatibility

Software Plug-In Format
Pro Tools 10 + AAX Native
Cubase 7+ VST
Nuendo VST
Wavelab VST
Logic 8+ AU
Ableton Live 7+ AU, VST
Studio One AU, VST
Digital Performer AU
Reaper VST
GarageBand AU

Frequently Asked Questions


Eventide's native plug-ins do not require the use of an iLok USB dongle, however they do use PACE's iLok License Manger for authorization which is available from http://www.ilok.com.

Hover your mouse over the Eventide logo to find out the version of UltraChannel you're using.

Using iLok License Manger, you can activate the license in two separate locations, each of which can be either a computer, or an iLok license key. You can move these licenses at any time using PACE's iLok License Manager software.

In order to authorize your plug-in you need to install the iLok License Manager from www.ilok.com and move the license to either your computer or iLok license dongle. Even if you have a licensed iLok plugged in, the iLok License Manager must be installed.

There are several reasons you may see this error, but a common one is a mismatch of the serial number format. All Eventide plug-ins have a serial number in the form of XX-###### where XX represents a two letter sequence defining the product type and ###### is a 6 digit number. All plug-ins also have a 16 digit license key in the format ****-****-****-**** where each * can be either a letter or number. The license key is entered on the second page of the registration process.

If you believe your serial number and license key are entered correctly, please contact our Support department and we will solve the problem as quickly as possible.


All Eventide native plug-ins are 64 bit compatible with AAX, AU, and VST.

We currently test in house against ProTools 10, ProTools 11, Ableton Live 8, Ableton Live 9, Apple Logic 9, Apple Logic X, and Steinberg Cubase 7. However, in the rare event that users encounter problems with other DAWs we make efforts to investigate. If you experience such problems please inform us in our Forum.

Our native plug-ins including H3000 Factory Native, Blackhole, Omnipressor, and 2016 Stereo Room native plug-ins support AAX32, AAX64, AU, and VST on Mac, and AAX32, AAX64, and VST on Windows.


Eventide has its own preset format using .tide preset files. By default the installer installs the .tide presets to your Documents/Eventide/Presets folder. It may be necessary to check that the installer has placed the presets in this location. You can load these presets using Eventide's Preset Bar which is part of the plug-in GUI itself. Some hosts have their own preset bars which are used by the host. Eventide's .tide presets will not show up in this preset bar. To load an Eventide Factory Preset you have to use the preset bar which is inside the actual plug-in GUI, usually below the hosts preset bar.


First you need to create an account at www.ilok.com and download their iLok License Manager software. Install it on your computer. Second, register your plug-in on eventide.com, which will automatically send a license to your iLok account. Make sure to install the plug-in into your computer. Intallation files are located on individual product pages and on the Downloads page.

Alternatively, for products that allow computer authorization, after you've installed iLok License Manger and registered the plug-in, you can launch your DAW. Once the DAW scans the installed plug-in it will present a dialog box to install the license on your computer or iLok.

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