Here are some of the latest free plugins available for music production in VST/AU and other formats, which you can download today.
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Thump One by Toy Box
Thump One is an easy-to-use musical synthesizer with a fun glitchy ‘wavetable’ engine and a bank of flexible multi-segment envelopes to shape the sound in any direction you desire. Perfect for powerful kick drums, huge club basses, and soaring leads
Auburn Sounds Inner Pitch
Inner Pitch is a fun pitch-shifting plug-in with a very high-quality natural sound.
Inner Pitch’s goal is to stay true to the source material. Preserving the intent of the input performance is the priority, with destruction as an option only.
Inner Pitch can:
- Shift pitch,
- Shift formants,
- Reinforce bass with dry/wet,
- Double a track,
- Stereoize with L/R pitch difference,
- Synthesize hellish soundscapes,
- Create endlessly ascending sounds or conversely, endless falls.
More info: Inner Pitch
Wursy Electric Piano
Experience classic electric pianos’ nostalgia and timeless charm with Wursy – the cutting-edge VST electric piano meticulously crafted using old-school subtractive synthesis techniques. Step into a world where the essence of music is pure, untouched by sampling or modeling, and immerse yourself in the warmth of authentic analog sound.
VINYL GUITAR 2
With the ability to sculpt each of the ten distinct sample sets on a per-layer basis, you can mix and match different layers to create a truly unique base sound.
After setting the basic sound, you can adjust it even further using 11 customizable effects. These effects include Speaker and Background Noise, which are perfect for Lofi productions. There are also two delay modes available, namely Ping Pong and Stereo Delay. Additionally, there are two types of reverb modules: a Plate Reverb and a True Stereo IR.
Slate Digital FREE Plugin
Heatwave is a fast, effective, and free way to add grit and aggressiveness to almost any sound while preserving its original transients.
Add punishing distortion to drum parts without losing the snappy attacks. Beef up a funk bass without softening the slap. Distress an acoustic guitar while preserving the intricacies of fingerstyle playing.
Modalics BIT FUZZER
CRUSH THEM TO BITS
BITFUZZER is an unholy allliance between a bitcrusher, fuzz and distortion.
The bitfuzzing algorithm is complimented by a powerful filter and EQ section, helping you tame the chaos and create beautiful mayhem.
Boz Digital Labs New York L 1926 Lite
Built in 1926 in New York, this piano has been kept in pristine condition. The ivories, hammers, strings and soundboard are all original. This piano lived through the great depression, World War II and the filming of the movie “Cats.” It produces a resonant, growly tone that only age (and a bit of dust) can accomplish.
Vaults Beta by The Crow Hill Company
ONE PLUGIN. MULTIPLE SOUNDS.
Switch between a growing collection of free sounds in a single plugin with our all-new browser.
ATTIC GRAND | R+D STRINGS | CELESTATONE | SHIMMER GUITAR
SUBS Free Plugin
30 Cutting-Edge Bass Sounds From The Up And Coming NOTONIK V2 Plugin
A FREE sampling plugin that allows you to play samples in the Decent Sampler format.
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1000’s of free sample libraries for Kontakt, EXS24, Decent Sampler, and SFZ.
Cymatics Memory, Deja Vu, Origin, & Space Lite
A Vintage FX Plugin For Instant Emotion & Feeling
With its unpredictable kaleidoscope of chorus & vibrato… this plugin sends any audio signal into an endless labyrinth of feeling and emotion.
This plugin steers your ideas off of the usual path, with random pitch modulation that completely alters the DNA of any sound.
Try it out on Guitars, Piano, Synths, Horns, or any other audio you’re looking to modify in a unique and memorable way.
Origin is a vintage/lofi plugin created to make your samples sound like they’re straight from an old tape machine.
The main knob is a resampler/bitcrusher with two special filters to make your samples sound “underwater” (this effect can often be heard in Drake songs)
The other four knobs are Tape Saturation, Noise, Movement, and Chorus. Using these 5 powerful controls you can instantly give your samples a vintage vibe.
Re-imagine Any Sound With Customizable Warping FX
Deja Vu was designed to completely change the vibe / feeling of any sound by time-stretching and pitch-shifting in a musical way.
This “slowed down” atmospheric like effect can be heard on countless modern pop and hip-hop records.
Providing you with full creative control over the timing and rhythm of audio, this plugin has become one of our team’s favorites.
Deja Vu includes 9 unique time signatures to shift through, with customizable parameters to switch up the outcome in real time.
Space Lite includes 3 powerful reverb modes and tons of unique features to completely customize your reverb. This plugin looks pretty simple, but in reality, it’s a complete powerhouse for adding depth to your mix.
This reverb is perfect for synths, instruments, drums, vocals, and almost any other audio you throw at it.
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Chaos Audio Starlight Reverb
Starlight is a shimmer reverb. Designed to produce the wonder of staring up at the night sky, it has the ability to include twinkling octaves on the reverb trail. With loads of Space on tap, this reverb sounds lush and ambient, with or without shimmer dialed in via the Lumens knob. Starlight is perfect for pads or lead lines, and the Tone knob decides exactly how bright the night sky will shine.
Steinberg Free Instruments
HALion Sonic 7 (VST3, AU AAX) is a free player for all kinds of libraries and instruments created with the full version of HALion.
Here are some of the Free Instruments available:
- Guitar Harmonics
- Lofi PIano
- Novel Piano
- Colors Free
- Taped Vibes
State Machine BitFlip
Authentic sounds from retro game systems and vintage computers
From chiptune and game OSTs, to EDM and grime, BitFlip was inspired by a multitude of genres that embrace the wonderful world of 8-bit sounds.
Whether you are looking to recreate a classic soundtrack or add some retro textures to your next song BitFlip is your weapon of choice.
5 Baby Audio VST Freebies
Five freebies are fully functional audio plugins based on Baby Audio’s award-winning premium products.
They offer the same excellent sound quality as the full Baby Audio plugins, with fewer features/functionality.
- Beat Slammer
- Pitch Drift
- Magic Dice
- Magic Switch
- Baby Comeback