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There are a lot of analysers. There are some you can trust.

But there is only one that shows you all you need to know.

Innovative reference and energy curves* in combination with classical frequncy analysis make the HOFA IQ-Analyser an indispensable tool for anyone who wants a capable partner for his ears.

*The Energy-Curve shows you the frequency range considering the time factor. Therefore the appearance of the curve is not determined by the loudest spot, but by the average – from the beginning to the end of the measurement.

The IQ-Analyser finally unveils the frequency points which are ideal for the editing with an EQ.

IQ-Analyser Detail

Features V1.7.4 (changelog):

  • innovative curve list | directly drag & drop & analyse from Cubase and Nuendo 
    revised GUI
  • drag & drop & analyse .wav, .aif, .mp3, .flac, .ogg directly from Explorer or Finder
  • analyser with Peak-, Hold, RMS and Energy-Function
  • precise metering (Peak, Hold, EBU, LRA)
  • innovative correlator
  • HOFA reference curves for different styles of music
  • changeable plugin window size
  • screenshot-feature
  • supports all common sample rates and works without latency
  • Support for PC and Mac, 32- and 64-bit DAWs

IQ-Analyser LogoThe HOFA IQ-Analyser provides for: 

  • sophisticated sound analysis with the innovative curve list
  • balanced mixes and masterings – even if your monitoring situation is not optimal
  • perfect EQ and compressor settings with less temporal and technical effort
  • fast detection of the relevant points of the sound frequency quickly
  • better understanding of audio engineering – at the analysis of your mixes and other productions a lot of issues will become much clearer
  • planned approach at recording, mixing and mastering by the use of high-precision frequencies- and volume indicators (also EBU-Scale)
  • consistent quality at all your studio work – reference curves open up brand new control capabilities
  • better sounds even at live concerts because of its work without latency
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  • The plugin can be activated and used on two machines at the same time with the HOFA-Plugins Manager. It is possible to deactivate licenses and transfer them to another machine. Also, HOFA plugins can be activated and used offline. A description of the activation and deactivation process is available here.
  • The same flash drive can be used for our and other plugin developers' USB-licenses.
  • We use a specially designed multi-level copy protection. 
    Illegally downloaded HOFA Plugins generally work only for a few months before causing some serious trouble. They are also not compatible with legally acquired versions. 
    We strongly recommend - also with regard to viruses and malware: 


  • HOFA Plugins work with Windows 7/8, Vista and WinXP, as well as Intel-Mac from OS X 10.6.
  • Audio Unit, VST, VST3, RTAS und AAX, 32 und 64 Bit.
  • HOFA Plugins are tested constantly on the following DAWS:
    Steinberg Cubase/Nuendo/Wavelab, MOTU Digital Performer, Ableton Live, Apple Logic, Magix Samplitude/Sequoia, Avid Pro Tools, Cakewalk Sonar, Presonus Studio One, Cockos Reaper

Info: Click here to download the IQ-Analyser Manual.
IQ-Analyser video tutorial V1.0  |  IQ-Analyser video about new functions in V1.06  |  customer reviews

Download & test for 14 days: Click here to download the plugin.

Purchase: The IQ-Analyser is available at the HOFA-Plugins Shop.   |   GO BUNDLE! >>

HOFA IQ-Analyser: only 99,90 € !

User Feedbacks:

I bought  the IQ-Analyser two days ago and am impressed! The analyser is a real enrichment!

dino pannozzo


I´d like to say you scored a big hit again! The IQ-Analyser is just the tool that I’ve always wanted.
At the very first test he has unmasked one hihat, which did its mischief in the lower midrange ;-)
This will certainly be – together with the IQ-Eq –  my absolute standard tool.

Peter Pauliks


I’ve been looking for a precisely and reliably working analyser and found it with the IQ-Analyser. I wouldn´t want to work without, it’s in use everyday – annoying frequencies are quickly discovered and my productions sound better now.

René Schellrich

For further questions please call +49 7251 3472-444 or send an E-Mail to plugins@hofa.de

HOFA wishes you much success and a lot of fun with your productions.