peak and loudness metering plugin
keep your levels in check with PPMulator:
a professional peak & loudness metering plugin

Keep your levels in check

Keep your levels in check with PPMulator: a professional peak & loudness metering plugin from zplane that closely mimics the look and feel of a professional Peak Program Meter (PPM).

This plugin provides a precisely calibrated workspace for recording, editing, mixing and mastering.

The plug-in is available in two versions: PPMulator+ and PPMulatorXL; the latter offers additional features such as EBU R128 loudness metering and batch audio file processing.

Key Features

  • Customizable and resizable layouts and channel labeling
  • Audio file batch processing PPMulatorXL only
  • Automated peak logging with export
  • Mono gain trim to M3 (-3dB) or M6 (-6dB) standards
  • Phase correlation meter & Goniometer
  • Reference tone generator for meter alignment and calibration
  • Multi-channel support up to six channels

Supported Standards

  • EBU R128 (2020): Loudness MeterPPMulatorXL only
  • ITU-R BS. 1770-3 PPMulatorXL only
  • ATSC A/85 (2013) PPMulatorXL only
  • ARIB TR-B32 (2013) PPMulatorXL only
  • FreeTV OP-59 (2013) PPMulatorXL only
  • IEC 268-10 Type I: Nordic N9
  • IEC 268-10 Type I: DIN 45406
  • IEC 268-10 Type IIa: BBC scale
  • IEC 268-10 Type IIb: EBU scale
  • ITU-R BS.1770-2: True Peak Meter


  • Audio format: Mono/ Stereo/ Mid-Side/ 5.1, 32-192kHz sample rate
  • Min. system CPU: 2GHz
  • Plugin formats: AAX, AU, VST2, VST3 + Standalone application
  • Supported Operating Systems*:
    • Windows 10 & 11
    • macOS 12, 13 & 14 | Intel & M1

all levels in check


PPMulator Demo v3.6.5


PPMulator Demo v3.6.5


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“This is a plug-in that will live in your output channel for ever!”

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