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Easy Effects

This application was formerly known as PulseEffects, but it was renamed to Easy Effects after it started to use GTK4 and GStreamer usage was replaced by native PipeWire filters.

Effects available

  • Auto gain
  • Bass enhancer
  • Bass loudness
  • Compressor
  • Convolver
  • Crossfeed
  • Crystalizer
  • De-esser
  • Delay
  • Deep noise remover
  • Echo canceller
  • Equalizer
  • Exciter
  • Expander
  • Filter (low-pass, high-pass, band-pass and band-reject modes)
  • Gate
  • Level meter
  • Limiter
  • Loudness
  • Maximizer
  • Multiband compressor
  • Multiband gate
  • Noise reduction
  • Pitch shift
  • Reverberation
  • Speech processor
  • Stereo tools

The user has full control over the effects order. Just use the up/down arrows next to the effect labels on the left side.

Some packages do not provide all plugin packages by default. In case some effects are not available, ensure you have the following installed on your system:

How to install:

$ sudo apt install flatpak -y

`$ sudo flatpak install easyeffects -y’


Make sure to set the source microphone to Easy Effects and within Easy Effects, make sure to select the microphone and settings you want to use.

Plugins needed for effects:

Linux Studio plugins. Version 1.1.24 or higher.
Calf Studio plugins. Version 0.90.1 or higher.
Libebur128. For Auto gain and Level meter.
ZamAudio plugins. For Maximizer.
Zita-convolver. For Convolver.
MDA. For Bass loudness.
SpeexDSP. For Speech processor.
SoundTouch. For Pitch shift.
RNNoise. For Noise reduction.
DeepFilterNet. For Deep noise remover.

Other dependencies include:

nlohmann json

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