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UAD Plug-Ins Manual

Get the latest PDF manual for UAD plug-ins that run on Apollo and UAD-2 hardware.

Note: For native (UADx) plug-in manuals, go here


UAD-2 Plug-Ins Manual

Complete operating guide for SHARC DSP-based UAD-2 plug-ins developed by Universal Audio.


Download UAD Plug-Ins Manual

PDF updated March 21, 2023


  • To access Direct Developer (3rd-party) UAD-2 plug-in manuals, click the "Product Manuals" button in the Help panel within the UAD Meter & Control Panel application.
  • This manual is also placed on the startup drive during UAD installation. To access installed documentation, either click the Product Manuals button in the Help panel within the UAD Meter & Control Panel application, or choose Documentation from the Help menu within the Console application.
  • This manual is for the latest version of UAD software. Some features and functions within this manual do not apply with previous UAD software. To obtain manuals for use with previous UAD software, download and install the previous version. The manuals that match the UAD software version are copied to disk by the UAD installer.
  • These manuals are in PDF format. PDF files require a free PDF reader application such as Preview (included with macOS), Edge (included with Windows), or Adobe Reader.



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