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Audio effects for PipeWire applications.

This application used to be called PulseEffects but it was renamed to EasyEffects after we started to use GTK4 and replaced GStreamer by native PipeWire filters.

Effects available

  • Auto gain
  • Bass enhancer
  • Bass loudness
  • Compressor
  • Convolver
  • Crossfeed
  • Crystalizer
  • De-esser
  • Echo Canceller
  • Equalizer
  • Exciter
  • Expander
  • 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 plugin label at the left side. To be able to use all plugins you must have the following installed in 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


Distribution packages


Download EasyEffects on Flathub

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

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

Installing from source

See the wiki: Installing from Source, for detailed instructions.


EasyEffects documentation can be read inside the GUI installing yelp package.

Frequently asked questions

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

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: Translating EasyEffects, for detailed instructions.


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

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