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ACQUA - Green3

GREEN3 emulates an expensive equalizer universally considered as one of the best choices as far as transparency and precision of operation are concerned - a processor that can be found on the master output bus of innumerable recording studios as well as mastering rooms. Like its inspiring hardware model, GREEN3 equalizer includes 5 peaking frequency bands, the first and last of which can be switched to a shelf curve. A preamp stage is also provided, for an extra analog touch.


The GREEN3 equalizer is characterized by an astonishing precision and is able to sculpt the right frequency response of any source with great accuracy. GREEN3 offers 5 overlapping frequency bands, which provide great accuracy and flexibility, giving you complete control over a wide range of frequencies and bandwidth settings. The low and high bands, besides having the same “Q” values available as the other 3 central bands, may also be switched to become shelving filters.


  • Create a user account (if you do not have one yet) on our website
  • Download and Install Aquarius, our products manager, for either Mac or PC
  • Log in to Aquarius using your user email and password
  • Type the product name in the 'search' field inside Aquarius to find the '(trial)' version of the product, then click on the thumbnail or on the 'Install' button. This will take you to the product page (the trial version of a product is also visible in the 'related products' section on the right)
  • Select the right plugin format according to the DAW you are using and click 'Install'
  • Aquarius will download, install,and authorise the trial product automatically
  • Run your DAW. You're set!


  • The old trial authorisation method - which required the 'LASTTRIALS' code - is now obsolete and each trial version of a product can be easily downloaded/installed directly from Aquarius, for a more streamlined process
  • Should you see an authorisation error, the reason could be that the product has been already authorised too many times and the limit has been reached

For details about installation/authorization please refer to this page


Green3 is based on the new Core7 engine, a revolutionary multithreading technology by Acustica which allows optimizing the use of system resources. Core7 is based on a fractal approach to partitioned convolution; it maximizes the performance of Acqua plug-ins by splitting the processing load into several real-time concurrent threads. Core7 introduces as well a new “Zero Latency” operating mode.



Operating System Windows7 Windows10 OS X 10.8 OS X 10.10
CPU Dual Core Latest multicore CPU (1) Dual Core Latest multicore CPU (1)
RAM 4 Gb 16 GB to 128 GB 4 GB 16 GB to 128 GB
HDD/SDD 1200 Mb 1200 Mb 1200 Mb 1200 Mb
Screen Resolution 1024x768 (XGA) 1920×1080 (HDTV) (2) 1024x768 (XGA) 1920×1080 (HDTV) (2)
Audio Host VST2/AAX 32 bits VST2/AAX 64 bits VST2/AU/AAX 32 bits VST2/AU/AAX 64 bits

(1) Intel Xeon v3 or Intel i7 generation 4 or 6 or newer is recommended.
(2) 3840x2160 UHDTV is also supported.



ACQUA - Green3

  • LIST PRICE: €119.00
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