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The KVR What Do You Use Survey (October 2012) [Poll Now Closed]
Poll Period: 4 Oct 2012 - 21 Oct 2012.

We haven't done a poll like this for a looooooonnnng time so we'd like to ask KVRers some (not so) probing questions so we can better understand our members! Please note that although we log your votes, your answers will not be personally identifiable or shared with anyone.
How many Commercial Plug-in Instruments do you own and use?
< 10
 
42.9%
10 - 19
 
31.5%
20 - 29
 
12.3%
30 - 39
 
5.4%
40 - 49
 
1.8%
50 - 59
 
1.4%
60+
 
4.7%
How many Commercial Plug-in Effects do you own and use?
< 10
 
42%
10 - 19
 
24.6%
20 - 29
 
13.1%
30 - 39
 
6.8%
40 - 49
 
2.5%
50 - 59
 
2%
60+
 
9%
How many Non-commercial (i.e. Free) Plug-in Instruments do you use?
< 10
 
60.8%
10 - 19
 
21.6%
20 - 29
 
6.8%
30 - 39
 
3.3%
40 - 49
 
0.8%
50 - 59
 
0.9%
60+
 
5.9%
How many Non-commercial (i.e. Free) Plug-in Effects do you use?
< 10
 
49.5%
10 - 19
 
23.1%
20 - 29
 
10.2%
30 - 39
 
6.5%
40 - 49
 
1.9%
50 - 59
 
1.5%
60+
 
7.2%
What is your preferred Plug-in Format?
AAX
 
0.3%
Audio Units
 
14.2%
Rack Extensions
 
1.2%
RTAS
 
0.1%
VST 2
 
66%
VST 3
 
16.4%
Other
 
1.7%
What is your primary Operating System (OS) for music production?
Linux
 
1.7%
Mac OS X
 
20.9%
Windows
 
77.2%
Other
 
0.2%
Is your OS 32-bit or 64-bit?
32-bit
 
30.7%
64-bit
 
68.5%
I don't know!
 
0.8%

What else have we asked?

A Quick Hardware Poll - MIDI Controllers and Synths [Poll Now Closed]
Poll Period: 1 Feb 2017 - 28 Feb 2017.

What hardware MIDI Controllers and synths do you use? Hopefully we haven't forgotten any big ones!

Do you use a MIDI Controller from any of the following brands? (check all that apply)
Akai
 
11.7%
Alesis
 
2.8%
Arturia
 
5.6%
Behringer
 
5%
CME
 
1.8%
IK Multimedia
 
0.9%
Keith McMillen
 
2%
Korg
 
10.7%
M-Audio
 
11.5%
Miditech
 
0.5%
Native Instruments
 
7%
Nektar
 
4.5%
Novation
 
12.8%
Reloop
 
0.1%
Roland
 
4.9%
Roli
 
0.9%
Samson
 
0.8%
Studiologic
 
1.2%
Yamaha
 
2.7%
Other...
 
10.4%
I don't use a MIDI Controller!
 
2%
Are you thinking about buying a new MIDI Controller in the next year?
Yes
 
44%
No
 
56%
Do you own any hardware synthesizers from the following brands? (check all that apply)
Access
 
4.1%
Akai
 
1.6%
Analogue Solutions
 
0.2%
Arturia
 
2.8%
Behringer
 
0.2%
Casio
 
2.8%
Dreadbox
 
0.4%
Dave Smith Instruments
 
3%
Elektron
 
2.3%
HyperSynth
 
0.1%
Jomox
 
0.4%
Korg
 
13.4%
Kurzweil
 
2.3%
MAM
 
0.4%
MFB
 
0.8%
Modal Electronics
 
0.1%
Moog
 
3.7%
Novation
 
4.3%
Oberheim
 
1.5%
Roland
 
12.2%
Teenage Engineering
 
1.2%
Waldorf
 
4.7%
Yamaha
 
9.8%
Other...
 
9.5%
I don't own any hardware synths!
 
18.1%
Are you planning to buy a new hardware synth in the next year?
Yes
 
31.7%
No
 
68.3%

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