After three years of waiting, Neural DSP reveals Quad Cortex plugin compatibility is finally on the cards

Neural DSP Quad Cortex
(Image credit: Neural DSP)

When the Quad Cortex launched at NAMM 2020, Neural DSP hailed it as “the most powerful floor modeler unit on the planet”, with one of its USPs being compatibility with its popular suite of Archetype plugins.

It’s now been over three years since the amp modeler and multi-FX first launched, and users have been waiting patiently – and judging from some YouTube missives, not so patiently – for that elusive plugin capability.

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Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.