SCOTTS VALLEY, CA • September 27th, 2022 — Universal Audio Inc. (UA), a worldwide leader in audio production tools including Apollo and Volt audio interfaces, UAD plug-ins, UA mics, and UAFX guitar pedals, is proud to introduce Windows support for UAD Spark, UA’s native plug-in subscription. With this update, select UAD plug-ins now run natively on Windows 10 and 11 PCs as well as Macs.
The UAD Spark plug-in subscription is an expanding collection of UAD plug-ins and instruments, including some of UA’s best titles from Neve,® Moog,® API,® Lexicon,® Studer,® UA, and more. Now available for Windows PCs and Mac, UAD Spark plug-ins run natively — no UA hardware required — in all major DAWs that support VST3, AAX, and AU formats.
“We launched the UAD Spark plug-in subscription earlier this year, bringing the authentic and inspiring sounds of classic studio and music gear to creators, with or without UA hardware,” says Bill Putnam Jr., UA’s founder and CEO. “Today, we’re thrilled to be able to extend that vision and bring professional UA sound to our Windows community as well.”
The UAD Spark subscription is available for $19.99/month ($149.99/year) with a 14-day free trial. Volt USB audio interface owners receive an extended 30-day free trial, and owners of perpetual UAD plug-in licenses receive corresponding native UAD Spark plug‑ins for free.
UAD Spark for Windows – Key Features
- Now runs natively on both Mac and Windows 10 and 11; no UA hardware required
- An ever-expanding collection of UAD plug-ins and instruments from Neve, Moog, API, Studer, Teletronix, UA, and more
- Runs in all major DAWs that support, VST3, AAX, AU formats
- Owners of perpetual UAD plug-in licenses receive corresponding native UADx plug-ins for free
- 14-day free trial, Volt USB Audio Interface owners receive 30 days free.
Included UAD Spark Subscription Plug‑Ins
Reverbs, Delay & Modulation:
- Lexicon 224 Digital Rever
- Studio D Chorus
- Brigade Chorus
- Galaxy Tape Echo
- Pure Plate Reverb
Preamps, EQ & Tape
- Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Channel Strip
- Studer A800 Tape Recorder
- Galaxy Tape Echo
- Pultec Passive EQ Collection
- Hitsville EQ Collection
- API 2500 Bus Compresso
- UA 1176 Classic Limiter Collection
- Teletronix LA‑2A Leveler Collection
- Moog Minimoog
- Opal Morphing Synthesizer
- Waterfall B3 Organ
- Ravel Grand Piano