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The KVR Audio product database contains 20452 products: 4943 instruments; 6687 effects; 520 plug-in hosts; 8122 soundware; (some are both or all) (4957 are free!). 14650 run on Windows; 10582 on macOS; 444 on Linux; 657 on iOS; 164 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
DUNE 3 by Synapse Audio
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
2
Purity by Sonic Cat
Sound Module
3
Arcade by Output
Instruments
4
Serum by Xfer Records
Synth
6
Sylenth1 by LennarDigital
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
7
Nexus by reFX
Synth (Hybrid)
8
Ascension by Dance MIDI Samples
Synthesiser
9
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
10
REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack

Free All Products

1
Synth1 by Daichi Laboratory (Ichiro Toda)
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
2
4
Free Effects by Dead Duck Software
Effects Suite
5
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
6
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
7
PTEq-X by Ignite Amps
Tube EQ
8
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
9
KeroVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning

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Commercial Instruments

1
DUNE 3 by Synapse Audio
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
2
Purity by Sonic Cat
Sound Module
3
Arcade by Output
Instruments
4
Serum by Xfer Records
Synth
6
Sylenth1 by LennarDigital
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
7
Nexus by reFX
Synth (Hybrid)
8
Ascension by Dance MIDI Samples
Synthesiser
9
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
10
Kontakt by Native Instruments
Sampler/Sample Player

Free Instruments

1
Synth1 by Daichi Laboratory (Ichiro Toda)
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
3
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
5
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
6
SQ8L / SQ8X by Siegfried Kullmann
Synth (Hybrid)
7
Surge by Surge Synth Team
Synth (Hybrid)
8
Piano One by Sound Magic
Piano / Keys
9
Vital by Matt Tytel
Wavetable Synth
10
Delay Lama by AudioNerdz
Singing Monk

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Commercial Effects

2
Waves Tune Real-Time by Waves
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
3
Magic AB by Sample Magic
Referencing Tool
5
soothe2 by oeksound
Resonance Removal
6
7
8
Gullfoss by Soundtheory
Intelligent Automatic Equaliser
9
TB Isone v3 by ToneBoosters
Binaural Room Simulator
10

Free Effects

1
2
Free Effects by Dead Duck Software
Effects Suite
3
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
4
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
5
PTEq-X by Ignite Amps
Tube EQ
6
KeroVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
7
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
8
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
9
You Wa Shock! by Red Shine Sound
Exciter / Enhancer

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Commercial Hosts

1
REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack
2
jBridge by J's stuff
Format Adapter
4
5
vArranger by vArranger
Arranger
6
DirectWave by Image Line
Sampler/Sample Player
7
Bitwig Studio by Bitwig
Sequencer / Multitrack
8
FL Studio by Image Line
Virtual Studio
9
Live by Ableton
Sequencer / Multitrack
10
Metaplugin by DDMF
Plug-in Chainer / Rack

Free Hosts

1
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
3
AudioGridder by Andreas Pohl
DSP Server
4
VSTHost by Hermann Seib
Test Host
5
MPC Beats by AKAI
MPC
6
SAVIHost by Hermann Seib
Plug-in To Standalone
8
StudioRack Plugin Chainer by Waves
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
9
Soundfont MIDI Player by Falcosoft
VST Host Audio Player Audio Recorder
10
MuLab by MUTOOLS
Sequencer / Multitrack

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