Limiter, compressor, reverberation, equalizer and auto volume effects for Pulseaudio applications
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Audio effects for Pulseaudio applications

Effects Available

Applications Output

  • Limiter
  • Auto Gain
  • Expander
  • Compressor
  • Multiband Compressor
  • Equalizer
  • Bass Enhancer
  • Exciter
  • Crystalizer
  • Reverberation
  • Crossfeed
  • Filter (Lowpass, Highpass, Bandpass and Bandreject modes)
  • Stereo Tools
  • Loudness
  • Maximizer
  • Gate
  • Multiband Gate
  • Deesser
  • Convolver

Applications input

  • Gate
  • Multiband Gate
  • Webrtc
  • Limiter
  • Compressor
  • Multiband Compressor
  • Equalizer
  • Reverberation
  • Pitch
  • Filter (Lowpass, Highpass, Bandpass and Bandreject modes)
  • Deesser

The user has full control over the effects order. Just use the up/down arrows next to the plugin label at the left side. To be able to use all plugins you must have the following installed in your system:


  • For information about changes between versions take a look at our changelog


GNU/Linux Packages

Community Packages

These are community maintained repositories of distribution packages. You can find more information about these in the wiki.


Flatpak packages support multiple distributions and are sandboxed.

Stable releases are hosted on Flathub:

flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub
flatpak install flathub com.github.wwmm.pulseeffects

Installing from Source

See the wiki: Installing from Source, for detailed instructions.

Frequently asked Questions

Take a look at our FAQ to see if you are facing a known problem.

Command Line Options

See the wiki: Command Line Options

Community presets

See the wiki: Community presets

Reporting bugs

See the wiki: Reporting Bugs

Translating PulseEffects

See the wiki: Translating PulseEffects, for detailed instructions.