So, honestly... Where is the RoomWorks problem ?

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So, honestly... Where is the RoomWorks problem ?

Postby cubic13 » Sat Dec 14, 2013 11:42 am

Hi, all

As I try as much as I can to get a full 64 bits setup to get rid of any problem that could arise with bridging, I recently reconsidered the bundled Cubase RoomWorks reverb and rediscovered it, in a way. And, actually, I don't think it's that bad.

For more than three years, I've been using my beloved Ariesverb, which is sadly an abandonware stuff without 64 bits version. Comparing it to Roomworks again, yes, there is a difference using great hall/cathedral kind of settings when you push the send level to an unrealistic one, in example. But well... I must admit that it's not as obvious than I thought at first place when purchasing it.

So, I'm just wondering what made some of you avoid RoomWorks and choose a third party algo reverb instead and, subsidiary question, which one and for which usage.

Thanks for any insight.
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Re: So, honestly... Where is the RoomWorks problem ?

Postby Strophoid » Sun Dec 15, 2013 1:25 pm

Roomworks is all I have. I don't have enough experience to tell what's good or bad about it. I can't always find good settings for a song but that could well be my own fault instead of Roomworks's.
The only reverb I've seen that I would really like to have (but can't afford) is VE MIR. that reverb sounds amazing from the product videos I've seen.
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Re: So, honestly... Where is the RoomWorks problem ?

Postby MrSoundman » Sun Dec 15, 2013 10:27 pm

I've never needed more than Roomworks, and, if you haven't already upgraded to C7.5, REVelation is Roomworks on steroids. I can't explain why people need more, but hey, it's always easier to buy another plugin than to blame anything else. When I had only Rookworks, SIR was a welcome addition, but since REVerance added convolution reverb to the Cubase arsenal, I've been sorted.
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Re: So, honestly... Where is the RoomWorks problem ?

Postby Early21 » Tue Dec 17, 2013 12:33 am

Roomworks and Reverence. OK by me.
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Re: So, honestly... Where is the RoomWorks problem ?

Postby lukasbrooklyn » Tue Dec 17, 2013 12:57 am

it's a great reverb. i believe the code's actually been outsourced from a certain then-free vst reverb ;]
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Re: So, honestly... Where is the RoomWorks problem ?

Postby curteye » Tue Dec 17, 2013 1:03 am

Early21 wrote:Roomworks and Reverence. OK by me.


+1
and even on occasion (snares/toms) RoomWorks SE.

And don't rule out 3rd party 'cheap stuff' that may be 'just right' in a certain situation.
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Re: So, honestly... Where is the RoomWorks problem ?

Postby Strophoid » Tue Dec 17, 2013 1:51 pm

You're right, I don't even have Roomworks, I have Roomworks SE.
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