How it works

Neutral sound on your headphones

Reference 4 is a software that removes unwanted sound coloration and delivers the same accurate studio reference sound on all headphones and monitors using Sonarworks SR technology.

Available on
  • WindowsWindows
  • MacMac

How it works

Neutral sound on your headphones

Reference 4 is a software that removes unwanted sound coloration and delivers the same accurate studio reference sound on all headphones and monitors using Sonarworks SR technology.

Available on
  • WindowsWindows
  • MacMac

Accurate sound on headphones

Presets for 200+ supported headphones are included with the software. For additional accuracy, consider getting your pair individually measured, or purchase a new pair of measured headphones from us.

Headphones
Headphones
Accuracy of +/- 3 dB

Presets included for more than 200 headphone models

Supported headphones
Accuracy of +/- 0.9 dB

Buy a pair of individually measured headphones directly from us

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Accuracy of +/- 0.9 dB

Send us your pair of over-ear or on-ear headphones for an individual measurement

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Easy workflow

Apply correction using the plugin in your favorite DAW or use the Systemwide app to correct sound from any source on your computer.

Reference 4 DAW Plugin

Compatible with any host application supporting VST, AU, AAX or RTAS plugins.

Reference 4 DAW Plugin

DAW Plugin use cases

  • Live instrument recording
  • Using MIDI controllers
  • Whenever the lowest possible latency is needed
  • Mixing and mastering

Reference 4 Systemwide

Application for Mac or Windows that calibrates all system’s audio sources. Works as a virtual audio driver.

Reference 4 Systemwide

Systemwide use cases

  • Music listening on music and video apps, browsers
  • Mixing and mastering

Reference 4
Headphone Edition

€99 Buy now
one-time payment
Download trial Fully functional / No credit card required

What's in the box

  • 200+ Headphone profiles
  • Reference 4 Systemwide app
  • Virtual audio driver
  • Reference 4 DAW plugin (AU, VST, RTAS, AAX)
  • Can be activated on 3 devices

You will need

To ease your concerns

If you have any questions, we’d be happy to answer them by writing us at support@sonarworks.com.

Can I try it before I buy it?

Sure! You get a free 21 day trial to get up and running with our software. Use this time to check if Reference 4 fits into your workflow and improves your work. Let us know how it goes by writing us at hello@sonarworks.com.

What if I buy Reference 4 but I don't like it or it doesn't meet my expectations?

No questions asked! We grant a 15-day money-back guarantee on any digital item or a 30-day money-back guarantee on any shippable item (pre-calibrated headphones and measurement mic) you buy at Sonarworks online store.

How it works

Neutral sound on
studio speakers

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