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The KVR Audio product database contains 20507 products: 4953 instruments; 6697 effects; 520 plug-in hosts; 8153 soundware; (some are both or all) (4969 are free!). 14689 run on Windows; 10620 on macOS; 446 on Linux; 659 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)
7
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
9
Kontakt by Native Instruments
Sampler/Sample Player
10
SQ8ROM by SampleScience
ROMpler

Free All Products

1
Synth1 by Daichi Laboratory (Ichiro Toda)
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
2
4
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
5
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
6
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
7
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
8
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
9
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
10
Surge by Surge Synth Team
Synth (Hybrid)

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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)
7
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
9
Kontakt by Native Instruments
Sampler/Sample Player
10
SQ8ROM by SampleScience
ROMpler

Free Instruments

1
Synth1 by Daichi Laboratory (Ichiro Toda)
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
3
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
4
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
5
Surge by Surge Synth Team
Synth (Hybrid)
7
Vital by Matt Tytel
Wavetable Synth
8
Piano One by Sound Magic
Piano / Keys
9
Delay Lama by AudioNerdz
Singing Monk
10
Cloudrum by Ample Sound
Steel Tongue Drum

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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
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
4
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
5
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
6
PTEq-X by Ignite Amps
Tube EQ
7
Sound Recovery by Bitsonic
Audio Restoration
8
QRange by lkjb
Linear Phase EQ
9
OTT by Xfer Records
Compressor
10
GSnap by GVST
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning

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Commercial Hosts

1
REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack
3
4
Live by Ableton
Sequencer / Multitrack
5
FL Studio by Image Line
Virtual Studio
6
Bitwig Studio by Bitwig
Sequencer / Multitrack
7
Logic Pro by Apple
Sequencer / Multitrack
8
Metaplugin by DDMF
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
9
RapidComposer by MusicDevelopments
Music Prototyping
10
Reason by Reason Studios
Virtual Studio

Free Hosts

1
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
3
AudioGridder by Andreas Pohl
DSP Server
4
MPC Beats by AKAI
MPC
6
MuLab by MUTOOLS
Sequencer / Multitrack
7
StudioRack Plugin Chainer by Waves
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
8
Pedalboard 2 by Niall Moody
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
9
vPlayer 2 by Digital Brain Instruments
VST/AU Instrument Host
10
Helio Workstation by Peter Rudenko
MIDI Editor / Pattern Sequencer

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