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Audio effects for PipeWire applications.

This application was formerly known as PulseEffects, but it was renamed to EasyEffects after it started to use GTK4 and GStreamer usage was replaced by native PipeWire filters.

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Effects available

  • Auto gain
  • Bass enhancer
  • Bass loudness
  • Compressor
  • Convolver
  • Crossfeed
  • Crystalizer
  • De-esser
  • Echo Canceller
  • Equalizer
  • Exciter
  • Filter (low-pass, high-pass, band-pass and band-reject modes)
  • Gate
  • Limiter
  • Loudness
  • Maximizer
  • Multiband compressor
  • Multiband gate
  • Noise reduction
  • Pitch
  • Reverberation
  • Stereo tools

The user has full control over the effects order. Just use the up/down arrows next to the effect labels on the left side.

To be able to use all of the effects, you must have the following installed on your system:


You can help me to keep developing EasyEffects through donations. Any amount will be greatly appreciated :-) Donate using Liberapay Patreon PayPal


  • For information about changes between versions, take a look at our changelog


DON'T SET EasyEffects virtual devices as default EasyEffects is designed assuming that your hardware stays as default


Distribution-specific packages

These Linux distributions have EasyEffects packages:


Alternatively, click here to install via Flatpak:

Download EasyEffects on Flathub

Flatpak packages support most Linux distributions and are sandboxed. The EasyEffects Flatpak package also includes all available plugins.

If your distribution does not yet include packages required to build EasyEffects, Flatpak is a convenient option.

Nightly Flatpak

A nightly Flatpak package is also available, to provide the latest changes. See the installation instructions.

Installing from source

To install from source, see the wiki's Installing from Source article for detailed instructions.


EasyEffects documentation can be read inside the GUI if the yelp package is installed.

Frequently asked questions

Take a look at our FAQ to see if you are facing a known issue.

Command-line options

See the wiki: Command Line Options

Community presets

See the wiki: Community presets

This page also has instructions for converting PulseEffects presets to EasyEffects presets.

Reporting bugs

See the wiki: Reporting Bugs

Translating EasyEffects

See the wiki's Translating EasyEffects article for detailed instructions.


EasyEffects is licensed under GNU General Public License version 3. See the LICENSE file.

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