CHOW Tape Model is a physical model of an analog tape machine, implemented as an audio plugin. Originally based on the Sony TC-260, the current version can be used to emulate a wide variety of reel-to-reel tape machines. The physical model is described in a paper presented at the 2019 DAFx conference. This work began part of a class project for Music 420 at Stanford University (CCRMA).

Platform(s)
GNU/Linux
macOS
Windows
iOS
Software type
JACK
LV2 plugin
VST2 plugin
VST3 plugin
Software language
C++
Software features
Audio input
Audio FX
Filter
License
GPL-3
MPL-2.0
Developer(s)
Jatin Chowdhury (jatinchowdhury18)

Recent releases Release Date
CHOW Tape Model 2.11.0 14 Jul '22
CHOW Tape Model 2.10.0 5 Dec '21