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The KVR Audio product database contains 20493 products: 4947 instruments; 6694 effects; 520 plug-in hosts; 8148 soundware; (some are both or all) (4964 are free!). 14676 run on Windows; 10608 on macOS; 445 on Linux; 658 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
5
Sylenth1 by LennarDigital
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
6
Nexus by reFX
Synth (Hybrid)
8
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
9
Kontakt by Native Instruments
Sampler/Sample Player
10
Magic AB by Sample Magic
Referencing Tool

Free All Products

1
Synth1 by Daichi Laboratory (Ichiro Toda)
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
2
3
SQ8L / SQ8X by Siegfried Kullmann
Synth (Hybrid)
5
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
6
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
7
KeroVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
8
Free Effects by Dead Duck Software
Effects Suite
9
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
10
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator

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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
5
Sylenth1 by LennarDigital
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
6
Nexus by reFX
Synth (Hybrid)
8
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
9
Kontakt by Native Instruments
Sampler/Sample Player
10
Zebra by u-he
Synth (Modular)

Free Instruments

1
Synth1 by Daichi Laboratory (Ichiro Toda)
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
2
SQ8L / SQ8X by Siegfried Kullmann
Synth (Hybrid)
4
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
5
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
7
Surge by Surge Synth Team
Synth (Hybrid)
8
Vital by Matt Tytel
Wavetable Synth
9
Piano One by Sound Magic
Piano / Keys
10
Delay Lama by AudioNerdz
Singing Monk

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Commercial Effects

2
Magic AB by Sample Magic
Referencing Tool
3
Waves Tune Real-Time by Waves
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
4
soothe2 by oeksound
Resonance Removal
5
7
9
TB Isone v3 by ToneBoosters
Binaural Room Simulator
10
midiChords by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Chorder

Free Effects

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

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Commercial Hosts

1
REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack
3
jBridge by J's stuff
Format Adapter
4
5
DirectWave by Image Line
Sampler/Sample Player
6
vArranger by vArranger
Arranger
7
Live by Ableton
Sequencer / Multitrack
8
FL Studio by Image Line
Virtual Studio
9
Bitwig Studio by Bitwig
Sequencer / Multitrack
10
Logic Pro by Apple
Sequencer / Multitrack

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
SAVIHost by Hermann Seib
Plug-in To Standalone
6
MPC Beats by AKAI
MPC
8
Soundfont MIDI Player by Falcosoft
VST Host Audio Player Audio Recorder
9
MuLab by MUTOOLS
Sequencer / Multitrack
10
StudioRack Plugin Chainer by Waves
Plug-in Chainer / Rack

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