jmpld wrote:How do I get a mono sound to reverberate in stereo? I was just trying this with Acoustica Reverb (even had "stereo width" up) and Classic Reverb and I'm not getting a stereo reverb effect. I know I've gotten mono sounds to have stereo effects before (I think I did it with the chorus and with the delay effects), but I'm missing some bit(s) of knowledge here. Thanks!
Firstly download MSED here and install it https://www.voxengo.com/product/msed/
This gives you the ability to isolate mid (mono) signals from stereo ones. When listening to the Acoutica and Classic Reverbs I noticed the effect was definitely a stereo effect To prove it I just inserted an instance of it onto a few Acoustica Grand Piano notes on a track (stereo) and reduced it to mono using the 'Side Mute' button. I then inserted another instance immediately after the first and increased it's 'side gain' level but it had no effect (this can be seen on the plugin's active graph). However when I inserted Acoustica Reverb in between the two MSEDs the graph on the second suddenly ceased being entirely centralised (as it would be for a mono signal). I did the same for Acoustica Pro Reverb and Classic Reverb and they all create stereo reverb from mono signals. So you must be looking for increased stereo width and the best way of doing that without spending any money is either with the microdelays that Chorusing produces or with Ping Pong Delays, on Classic Delay set it to a low delay level (20%-37%, try 33%) with a feedback level of between 60%- 94% (ideally about 72%) . Try those.
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