Discontinued Products

PowerCore Unplugged – DSP Card Only

PowerCore PCI mkII

Unplugged Liberty

PowerCore Unplugged gives you the flexibility to choose exactly which of the optional PowerCore plug-ins you want to run on your system. If you're already the lucky owner of PowerCore you can also use the PowerCore Unplugged to add more power to your setup and that way run even more plug-ins simultaneously. The Unplugged is the same piece of hardware as the PowerCore PCI mkII but without bundled plug-ins - we've "un-plug-ed" the PowerCore so to speak. With no bundled plug-ins PowerCore Unplugged gives you the liberty to compose your own palette of plug-ins, but it does however require at least one PowerCore plug-in to run.

You Have the Power to Choose

If you want tailored and flexible access to the impressive selection of high-end mixing and mastering tools from the TC treasury, you can get there smoothly with PowerCore Unplugged. Lately a 4 course menu from the eminent System 6000 has been ported to the PowerCore platform, bringing some of the best tools in the business to the realm of DAWS. On top of that several specialized tools for sound design and vocal processing are available. But that's not all; the platform is constantly evolving and growing with a large number of committed 3rd party developers that create innovative and renowned processing for PowerCore. Companies like Sony, Access, and TC-Helicon, to name a few, gives you a broad selection of professional plug-ins to choose from.

Total Integration

TC Electronic is renowned throughout the world for its hardware processors, and naturally the same level of quality is inherent in the PowerCore hardware and software. PowerCore plug-ins run on their own hardware, securing consistent and high quality performance that is independent of native system and application choice. PowerCore's software and hardware are tailor-made for each other giving you the very best performance. The platform integrates with virtually any VST, AU or RTAS* based digital audio workstation for Mac or PC - including professional music and film editing.

Stand out from the rest

For songwriters, composers and everybody else that care about sound quality and serious plug-ins, the PowerCore platform is the perfect match. If you're looking for the ultimate tool that will enhance your creativity and give your productions superior audio quality, you should look no further. Simply put, PowerCore was not just developed with the intention to be the best when it comes to audio and production quality, but it should also be a tool that sparks your creativity and makes your audio stand out from the rest.

September, 2017: Discontinuing support for PowerCore

Back in 2011 we ceased further development of the PowerCore platform.

Although we have been doing no official development with regard to the PowerCore software itself, for almost 7 years we have however been maintaining the PowerCore account system, and provided customer support for PowerCore users.

As we are reorganizing our server infrastructure as well as human resources, we have come to the conclusion that we cannot continue our current support of the PowerCore infrastructure.

Therefore, on December 31st 2017, we will discontinue:

  • The PowerCore account system
  • Customer support for PowerCore


After December 31st 2017 it will no longer be possible to log into your PowerCore account to register products, transfer licenses etc. and we will no longer be providing customer support for the platform.

There is of course nothing that prevents users from using their current PowerCore system, also, we will keep the PowerCore forum running.

TC Electronic will continue to focus on music production and mastering, and we will be providing revolutionary solutions in these fields moving forward.

Future development of the PowerCore platform has ceased

As part of a larger strategic review in early 2011, we decided to cease further development of the PowerCore product range, including hardware units as well as software for the PowerCore platform.

With the most recent software release, PowerCore is compatible with the following operating systems:

  • Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
  • Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7

The PowerCore drivers support 64-bit operating systems, but note that all plug-ins are 32-bit.