Rough Rider (series) is described as 'Rough Rider is a compressor effect available as VST and Audio Unit plugins for Windows or Mac an as an Inter-App Audio compatible effect for iOS devices'. There are eight alternatives to Rough Rider (series) for Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is iZotope Ozone. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try TDR Kotelnikov. Other great apps like Rough Rider (series) are Fabfilter Pro C (Paid), Comp87 (Paid), Maximus (Paid) and Complexer (Paid).
As the industry’s most comprehensive mastering suite, Ozone 8 adds to its legacy by introducing new intelligent signal processing, spectral shaping, Tonal Balance Control, and more. It’s the smartest version of Ozone yet.
FabFilter Pro-C 2 is a high-quality compressor plug-in for the most demanding engineers. Whether you need subtle mastering compression, an upfront lead vocal, that magic drum glue or deep EDM pumping: Pro-C 2 gets the job done with style!
Complexer 2 is a multi-stage dynamics processor, featuring three independently controlled dynamics processors, each with a choice of six different modes: Upward and downward compressors, upward and downward expanders, a limiter, and a gate.
NYCompressor is a compressor plugin for Windows, Mac and iOS, available in VST and Audio Unity plugin format. FEATURES – Compression ratio up to 1:10. – Optional key signal filtering. – True sidechaining (4 inputs, needs to be supported by host) – Hard/soft knee.