Acustica Audio is releasing the Sienna Rooms Free version of the Sienna studio acoustic simulation audio plug-in for headphone mixing. Sienna plugin includes all headphone models from the full version (180 models at the moment), plus one control room.
The proposed “HOG SUN218 Sub” profile is an acoustic control room model at the House Of Glass Studio in Viareggio, Italy, with a pair of Amphion Two18 monitors and an Amphion FlexBase 25 subwoofer. models of monitors. The developer only reminds you that during the final downmix to the file, the plug-in must be disabled, since the plug-in itself does not do its work for the sound engineer.
It only brings the sound in headphones closer to what would be heard in a studio environment. Acustica Audio Sienna Free is available on the developer’s website, and you have to authorize the plug-in by October 1, 2021. If you are already using the full version of Sienna, you should not install this version, otherwise, you will downgrade. The in-house Aquarius software is responsible for installation and licensing.
The plug-in runs on macOS 10.14 or higher and Windows 10 or higher as VST, AU, and AAX. A demo version and a PDF user manual can also be downloaded from the product page.