The KVR Audio product database contains 18173 products: 4541 instruments; 6076 effects; 494 plug-in hosts; 6950 soundware; (some are both or all) (4565 are free!). 13086 run on Windows; 9188 on macOS; 373 on Linux; 570 on iOS; 150 on Android.

The plug-ins and hosts are ranked by their popularity below - this is derived from how many times the product's KVR page has been viewed. A plug-in's KVR Rank, which is displayed on its page at KVR, is calculated from a 3 month average (updated daily).

KVR Rank

Commercial All Products

1
Purity by Sonic Cat
Sound Module
3
Arcade by Output
Instruments
4
DUNE 3 by Synapse Audio
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
5
Serum by Xfer Records
Synth
6
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
7
8
Omnisphere 2 by Spectrasonics
Synthesizer
10
Kontakt by Native Instruments
Sampler/Sample Player
11
Sylenth1 by LennarDigital
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
12
REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack
13
Vocal Finalizer by NoiseAsh
Vocal Effects
14
The Legend by Synapse Audio
Analog Modeling Synthesizer
15
Phrasebox by Venomode
MIDI Arpeggiator
16
Cthulhu by Xfer Records
Chords
17
Hive 2 by u-he
Lead Synth
18
Ravity R by Sonic Cat
Sound Module
19
Waves Tune Real-Time by Waves
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
20
21
Nexus by reFX
Synth (Hybrid)
22
SoundToys 5 by Soundtoys
Multi-Effect Rack
23
Captain Plugins by Mixed in Key
Plug-in Bundle
24
Pigments by Arturia
Synth
25
27
Wavestation by Korg
Synth (Wavetable)
28
Super VHS by BABY Audio
Multi FX
30
Zebra by u-he
Synth (Modular)
31
midiChords by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Chorder
32
MIDI Lab by Soundigy
MIDI Processing Plugin Host
33
M1 by Korg
Synth (Sample Based)
34
Diva by u-he
Synth
35
AGLP by Ample Sound
Guitar
36
Spire by Reveal Sound
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
37
OVox Vocal ReSynthesis by Waves
Vocal ReSynthesis
38
FM8 by Native Instruments
Synth (FM)
40
41
42
SynthMaster by KV331 Audio
Synth (Semi Modular)
43
Heat Up 3 by Initial Audio
Synth / Sampler
44
Phase Plant by kiloHearts
Synth (Hybrid)
45
Ambient Reverb by Stone Voices
Reverb Ambient
46
Vanguard by reFX
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
47
DrumComputer by Sugar Bytes
Synthetic Beats
48
Xpand!2 by AIR Music Technology
Workstation
49
ToneLib GFX by Tonelib
Guitar Studio
50
TB ReelBus v3 by ToneBoosters
Tape Simulator

Free All Products

1
Synth1 by Daichi Laboratory (Ichiro Toda)
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
3
4
T-Force Alpha Plus by Mastrcode Music
Subtractive/FM Synthesizer
5
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
6
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
9
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
10
MinimogueVA by Voltkitchen
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
11
Piano One by Sound Magic
Piano / Keys
12
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
13
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
14
Tyrell Nexus 6 by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
16
KeroVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
17
SQ8L / SQ8X by Siegfried Kullmann
Synth (Hybrid)
18
PTEq-X by Ignite Amps
Tube EQ
19
Cloudrum by Ample Sound
Steel Tongue Drum
20
Vinyl by iZotope
Lo-Fi
21
Delay Lama by AudioNerdz
Singing Monk
22
You Wa Shock! by Red Shine Sound
Exciter / Enhancer
23
Surge by Vember Audio
Synth (Hybrid)
24
TAL-Elek7ro by Togu Audio Line
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
25
Crystal by Green Oak
Semi-Modular Synth
26
27
QRange by lkjb
Linear Phase EQ
28
GTune by GVST
Tuner
29
GSnap by GVST
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
30
VB-1 by Steinberg
Bass Guitar
31
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
33
Orchestral Strings One by Sound Magic
Strings / Orchestral
34
DrumTROOP by DUBturbo
Drum Machine
35
ValhallaFreqEcho by Valhalla DSP
Delay / Echo
36
38
39
SPAN by Voxengo
Analyser / Monitor
40
Helm by Matt Tytel
Synth (Subtractive)
41
Proteus VX by E-MU
Sound Module
42
43
Youlean Loudness Meter by Youlean
Loudness Analyzer
44
MAX1 by Beatskillz
Compressor
45
Drumatic 3 by e-phonic
Drum Synth
46
Superwave P8 by SuperWave
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
48
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
49
Zebralette by u-he
Synth (Modular)

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Commercial Instruments

1
Purity by Sonic Cat
Sound Module
3
Arcade by Output
Instruments
4
DUNE 3 by Synapse Audio
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
5
Serum by Xfer Records
Synth
6
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
7
Omnisphere 2 by Spectrasonics
Synthesizer
9
Kontakt by Native Instruments
Sampler/Sample Player
10
Sylenth1 by LennarDigital
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
11
The Legend by Synapse Audio
Analog Modeling Synthesizer
12
Phrasebox by Venomode
MIDI Arpeggiator
13
Cthulhu by Xfer Records
Chords
14
Hive 2 by u-he
Lead Synth
15
Ravity R by Sonic Cat
Sound Module
16
Nexus by reFX
Synth (Hybrid)
17
Pigments by Arturia
Synth
18
20
Wavestation by Korg
Synth (Wavetable)
21
Zebra by u-he
Synth (Modular)
22
midiChords by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Chorder
23
MIDI Lab by Soundigy
MIDI Processing Plugin Host
24
M1 by Korg
Synth (Sample Based)
25
Diva by u-he
Synth
26
AGLP by Ample Sound
Guitar
27
Spire by Reveal Sound
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
28
OVox Vocal ReSynthesis by Waves
Vocal ReSynthesis
29
FM8 by Native Instruments
Synth (FM)
30
SynthMaster by KV331 Audio
Synth (Semi Modular)
31
Heat Up 3 by Initial Audio
Synth / Sampler
32
Phase Plant by kiloHearts
Synth (Hybrid)
33
Vanguard by reFX
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
34
DrumComputer by Sugar Bytes
Synthetic Beats
35
Xpand!2 by AIR Music Technology
Workstation
36
Harvest by Harvest Plugins
MIDI Generator
37
BlueARP by Oleg Mikheev aka Graywolf
Pattern Arpeggiator
38
Electra2 by Tone2 Audiosoftware
Synth (Hybrid)
39
vArranger by vArranger
Arranger
40
Sytrus by Image Line
Synth (Hybrid)
41
Falcon by UVI
Hybrid Instrument
42
VirtualKeyboard by 4drX
Virtual Keyboard
43
ANA 2 by Sonic Academy
Synth
44
Scaler by Plugin Boutique
Chord Generator
45
Poizen by Thenatan
Trap
46
DirectWave by Image Line
Sampler/Sample Player
47
Massive by Native Instruments
Synth (Hybrid)
48
50
MS-20 by Korg
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)

Free Instruments

1
Synth1 by Daichi Laboratory (Ichiro Toda)
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
3
T-Force Alpha Plus by Mastrcode Music
Subtractive/FM Synthesizer
4
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
5
MinimogueVA by Voltkitchen
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
6
Piano One by Sound Magic
Piano / Keys
7
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
8
Tyrell Nexus 6 by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
10
SQ8L / SQ8X by Siegfried Kullmann
Synth (Hybrid)
11
Cloudrum by Ample Sound
Steel Tongue Drum
12
Delay Lama by AudioNerdz
Singing Monk
13
Surge by Vember Audio
Synth (Hybrid)
14
TAL-Elek7ro by Togu Audio Line
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
15
Crystal by Green Oak
Semi-Modular Synth
16
17
VB-1 by Steinberg
Bass Guitar
18
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
20
Orchestral Strings One by Sound Magic
Strings / Orchestral
21
DrumTROOP by DUBturbo
Drum Machine
22
Helm by Matt Tytel
Synth (Subtractive)
23
Proteus VX by E-MU
Sound Module
24
Drumatic 3 by e-phonic
Drum Synth
25
Superwave P8 by SuperWave
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
27
Zebralette by u-he
Synth (Modular)
29
Lith by Soda Devices
Synth
30
UVI Workstation by UVI
Sound Module
32
TAL-NoiseMaker by Togu Audio Line
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
33
Trickster by Beat
Sample Based Instrument
34
Tunefish 4 by Brain Control
Additive- / Wavetable synth
35
PUSH by Sampleson
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
36
VOPM by Sam
Synth (FM)
37
midiChordAnalyzer by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Utility / Monitor
38
ITS by beatassist.eu
Synth
39
Podolski by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
40
MT Power Drum Kit by Manda Audio
Drum Sampler
41
TX16Wx Software Sampler by CWITEC
Sampler/Sample Player
42
TAL-BassLine by Togu Audio Line
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
43
Defiant WT by Ocean Swift Synthesis
Hybrid Synthesizer
44
Spicy Guitar by Keolab
Guitar
45
Charlatan by BlauKraut Engineering
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
46
TAL-U-No-62 by Togu Audio Line
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
47
Sitala by Decomposer
Drum Sampler
48
RVK-808 by Electronik Sound Lab
Drum Module
50
Fathom Synth by Seaweed Audio
Software Synthesizer

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Commercial Effects

1
2
Vocal Finalizer by NoiseAsh
Vocal Effects
3
Waves Tune Real-Time by Waves
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
4
5
SoundToys 5 by Soundtoys
Multi-Effect Rack
6
Captain Plugins by Mixed in Key
Plug-in Bundle
8
Super VHS by BABY Audio
Multi FX
10
midiChords by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Chorder
11
MIDI Lab by Soundigy
MIDI Processing Plugin Host
12
OVox Vocal ReSynthesis by Waves
Vocal ReSynthesis
14
15
16
Ambient Reverb by Stone Voices
Reverb Ambient
17
ToneLib GFX by Tonelib
Guitar Studio
18
TB ReelBus v3 by ToneBoosters
Tape Simulator
19
Sugar by Process.Audio
Exciter / Enhancer
20
Harvest by Harvest Plugins
MIDI Generator
21
22
VirtualKeyboard by 4drX
Virtual Keyboard
23
Godfazer by D16 Group
Modulation
24
Trackspacer by Wavesfactory
Dynamic Equalizer
25
Scaler by Plugin Boutique
Chord Generator
26
27
Finisher NEO by UJAM Instruments
Multi-effect
28
El Rey by Acustica Audio
Compressor
29
Glitch by Illformed
FSU
30
Multi Band Gate by aixdsp
Multi Band
31
Lem Echo Music by Martinic
Tape Delay
32
Natasha by AudioFB
Binaural
33
HoRNet SongKey MK3 by HoRNet
Key Detector
34
Gullfoss by Soundtheory
Intelligent Equaliser
35
36
Korg MiniLogue Editor by Momo
Korg MiniLogue Editor
37
MIDIQ by W. A. Production
MIDI Processing
38
L2 Ultramaximizer by Waves
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
39
Melody Sauce VST by EVAbeat
MIDI Generator
40
The Sauce by DJ Swivel
Vocal Seasoner
41
Portal by Output
Granular Synthesis
42
Manipulator by Polyverse Music
Vocal Processor
44
Vocal Rider by Waves
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
45
Guitar Rig Pro by Native Instruments
Guitar Multi-FX
47
KORG Collection by Korg
Bundle
48
CLA Classic Compressors by Waves
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
49
HeadCrusher by Audio Assault
Saturation
50
FireMaster by FireSonic by United Plugins
Exciter / Enhancer

Free Effects

1
2
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
5
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
6
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
7
KeroVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
8
PTEq-X by Ignite Amps
Tube EQ
9
Vinyl by iZotope
Lo-Fi
10
You Wa Shock! by Red Shine Sound
Exciter / Enhancer
11
QRange by lkjb
Linear Phase EQ
12
GTune by GVST
Tuner
13
GSnap by GVST
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
14
ValhallaFreqEcho by Valhalla DSP
Delay / Echo
15
17
18
SPAN by Voxengo
Analyser / Monitor
19
20
Youlean Loudness Meter by Youlean
Loudness Analyzer
21
MAX1 by Beatskillz
Compressor
22
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
23
OTT by Xfer Records
Compressor
24
25
mvMeter2 by TBProAudio
Meter
26
Leveling Tool by AdHd Audio Tools
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
27
29
Lagrange by Ursa DSP
Delay
30
TS-999 by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
32
TDR Nova by Tokyo Dawn Labs
Dynamic Equalizer
33
RoVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
34
Sound Recovery by Bitsonic
Audio Restoration
36
ProF.E.T. by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
37
38
NRR-1 by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
39
Free Clip by Venn Audio
Soft Clipper
40
MAutoPitch by MeldaProduction
Pitch Correction
41
Limiter No6 by vladg/sound
Mastering Limiter
42
SHB-1 by Ignite Amps
Bass Amp
45
TAN by Acustica Audio
Compressor
46
Roth-AIR by Rothmann
Multi-Band Processor
47
49
1208 Reviber by 1208 Audio
Exciter / Enhancer
50
LameVST by R-Tur
Mastering

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Commercial Hosts

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REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack
2
MIDI Lab by Soundigy
MIDI Processing Plugin Host
3
vArranger by vArranger
Arranger
4
MuLab by MUTOOLS
Sequencer / Multitrack
5
DirectWave by Image Line
Sampler/Sample Player
6
Bitwig Studio by Bitwig
Sequencer / Multitrack
7
FL Studio by Image Line
Virtual Studio
8
energyXT by XT Software
Virtual Studio
10
Numerology 4 Pro by Five12
Sequencer
11
Waveform 10 by Tracktion Software
Sequencer / Multitrack
12
jBridge by J's stuff
Format Adapter
13
Cubase Pro by Steinberg
Sequencer / Multitrack
14
Logic Pro by Apple
Sequencer / Multitrack
15
Notion by PreSonus
Notation
16
Live by Ableton
Sequencer / Multitrack
17
Wusik Station V9 by Wusik
Workstation
18
Reason by Reason Studios
Virtual Studio
19
Camelot Pro by Audio Modeling
Live Performance Host
20
Forte by Brainspawn
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
21
PatchWork by Blue Cat Audio
Effect Rack
22
Bidule by Plogue
Modular Environment
23
Cubasis 3 by Steinberg
Sequencer
24
RapidComposer by MusicDevelopments
Music Prototyping
25
26
Studio One Pro by PreSonus
Sequencer / Multitrack
27
MUX Modular Plug-In by MUTOOLS
Modular Synth And Effect
29
Wusik EVE V5 by Wusik
Rompler
31
AudioFinder by Iced Audio
Sample Manager
32
Audition by Adobe
Audio Editor
34
SAWStudio by RML Labs
Sequencer / Multitrack
35
RX 7 Standard by iZotope
Audio Repair
36
MB-7 Mixer by Blue Cat Audio
Spectral Mixer
37
32 Lives by Sound Radix
32-bit to 64-bit Adapter
38
Bridgewize by DDMF
32-bit to 64-bit Adapter
39
41
43
Bitwig Studio 16-Track by Bitwig
Sequencer / Multitrack
44
Live-Styler by Norbert Stellberg
Automatic Accompaniment
45
46
47
Bliss by discoDSP
Sampler
48
MainStage by Apple
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
49
NanoStudio 2 by Blip Interactive
Music Studio for iOS
50
Chainer by Xlutop
Plug-in Chainer / Rack

Free Hosts

1
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
3
VSTHost by Hermann Seib
Test Host
4
SAVIHost by Hermann Seib
Plug-in To Standalone
5
Soundfont MIDI Player by Falcosoft
VST Host Audio Player Audio Recorder
6
Helio Workstation by Peter Rudenko
MIDI Editor / Pattern Sequencer
7
Automap by Novation
Utility
8
LiveProfessor by audiostrom
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
9
AMR ReValver by Audio Media Research
Guitar Amp and FX Modeling
10
StudioRack Plugin Chainer by Waves
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
11
12
vPlayer 2 by Digital Brain Instruments
VST/AU Instrument Host
13
14
Audacity by Audacity Team
Audio Editor
15
Cantabile by Topten Software
Live Performance Host
16
Zen by BigTick
Preset Browser / Manager
17
MultiFXVST by CTAF
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
18
19
21
MultitrackStudio by Bremmers Audio Design
Sequencer / Multitrack
22
VSTForx by samba_godschynski
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
23
Contra (FREE) by Audio Vitamins
Mixing Utility
24
Pedalboard 2 by Niall Moody
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
25
GarageBand by Apple
Sequencer / Multitrack
26
VSTLord by Arne Scheffler
Test Host
27
Pro Tools First by Avid
Sequencer / Multitrack
28
VST Oversampler by ArkeCode
Oversampler
29
Podium Free by Zynewave
Sequencer / Multitrack
30
FFX-4 by VB Audio
VST-DX Wrapper
31
Skale Tracker by Skale
Tracker
32
AirRack by Maizesoft
Virtual Studio
33
VST Shell by Wild Front Ear
Simple VST Host
34
Smidy free! by Frank Rittberger
MIDI Sequencer
35
Giada by Monocasual Laboratories
Loop/Drum Machine
36
37
Ardour by Ardour
Sequencer / Multitrack
38
VstBoard by CtrlBrk
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
39
inTone 2 by Audified
Effect Rack
40
Temper by Angry Red Planet
Sequencer / Multitrack
41
Anvil Studio by Willow Software
Simple VST Host
42
Psycle by Psycle
Tracker
43
Analog Box by Andyware
Modular Environment
44
SynthFont by Kenneth Rundt
Sequencer / Multitrack
45
VSTStuff by BelaDaddy Software
VST Host Audio Player Audio Recorder
47
Hosting AU by Ju-X
DAW
48
Buzz by Jeskola
VST-Buzz Adapter
49
ocenaudio by ocenaudio
Audio Editor
50
VST-Scanner by VB Audio
Utility

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