The KVR Audio product database contains 18823 products: 4698 instruments; 6275 effects; 508 plug-in hosts; 7250 soundware; (some are both or all) (4682 are free!). 13502 run on Windows; 9544 on macOS; 398 on Linux; 607 on iOS; 158 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).

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Commercial All Products

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Ascension by Dance MIDI Samples
Synthesiser
3
Arcade by Output
Instruments
4
Purity by Sonic Cat
Sound Module
5
DUNE 3 by Synapse Audio
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
6
Serum by Xfer Records
Synth
7
Omnisphere 2 by Spectrasonics
Synthesizer
8
Vocal Finalizer by NoiseAsh
Vocal Effects
9
Nexus by reFX
Synth (Hybrid)
10
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
11
Sylenth1 by LennarDigital
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
12
Captain Plugins by Mixed in Key
Plug-in Bundle
13
14
16
Super VHS by BABY Audio
Multi FX
17
Waves Tune Real-Time by Waves
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
19
AmpliTube by IK Multimedia
Guitar Amp and FX Modeling
20
Genesis Pro by OZ-Soft
Synth

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
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
7
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
8
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
9
Piano One by Sound Magic
Piano / Keys
10
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
12
MinimogueVA by Voltkitchen
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
13
KeroVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
14
PTEq-X by Ignite Amps
Tube EQ
15
You Wa Shock! by Red Shine Sound
Exciter / Enhancer
16
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
17
SQ8L / SQ8X by Siegfried Kullmann
Synth (Hybrid)
18
Tyrell Nexus 6 by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
19
Cloudrum by Ample Sound
Steel Tongue Drum

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Commercial Instruments

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Ascension by Dance MIDI Samples
Synthesiser
3
Arcade by Output
Instruments
4
Purity by Sonic Cat
Sound Module
5
DUNE 3 by Synapse Audio
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
6
Serum by Xfer Records
Synth
7
Omnisphere 2 by Spectrasonics
Synthesizer
8
Nexus by reFX
Synth (Hybrid)
9
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
10
Sylenth1 by LennarDigital
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
11
13
Genesis Pro by OZ-Soft
Synth
14
OVox Vocal ReSynthesis by Waves
Vocal ReSynthesis
15
Ravity R by Sonic Cat
Sound Module
16
The Legend by Synapse Audio
Analog Modeling Synthesizer
17
Scaler by Plugin Boutique
Chord Generator
18
Phrasebox by Venomode
MIDI Arpeggiator
19
Cthulhu by Xfer Records
Chords
20
Kontakt by Native Instruments
Sampler/Sample Player

Free Instruments

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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
Piano One by Sound Magic
Piano / Keys
6
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
7
MinimogueVA by Voltkitchen
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
8
SQ8L / SQ8X by Siegfried Kullmann
Synth (Hybrid)
9
Tyrell Nexus 6 by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
10
Cloudrum by Ample Sound
Steel Tongue Drum
12
Surge by Vember Audio
Synth (Hybrid)
13
Delay Lama by AudioNerdz
Singing Monk
14
Orchestral Strings One by Sound Magic
Strings / Orchestral
15
Crystal by Green Oak
Semi-Modular Synth
16
Helm by Matt Tytel
Synth (Subtractive)
17
DrumTROOP by DUBturbo
Drum Machine
18
19
VB-1 by Steinberg
Bass Guitar
20
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player

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Commercial Effects

1
Vocal Finalizer by NoiseAsh
Vocal Effects
2
Captain Plugins by Mixed in Key
Plug-in Bundle
3
5
Super VHS by BABY Audio
Multi FX
6
Waves Tune Real-Time by Waves
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
7
AmpliTube by IK Multimedia
Guitar Amp and FX Modeling
8
OVox Vocal ReSynthesis by Waves
Vocal ReSynthesis
9
Melody Sauce by EVAbeat
Melody Generator
10
11
12
Scaler by Plugin Boutique
Chord Generator
14
16
VirtualKeyboard by 4drX
Virtual Keyboard
17
TB ReelBus v3 by ToneBoosters
Tape Simulator
18
Sigma by Audio Assault
Guitar Amp Emulation
20
The Sauce by DJ Swivel
Vocal Seasoner

Free Effects

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2
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
4
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
6
KeroVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
7
PTEq-X by Ignite Amps
Tube EQ
8
You Wa Shock! by Red Shine Sound
Exciter / Enhancer
9
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
10
GSnap by GVST
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
11
Vinyl by iZotope
Lo-Fi
12
13
GTune by GVST
Tuner
14
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
15
SPAN by Voxengo
Analyser / Monitor
16
QRange by lkjb
Linear Phase EQ
17
18
OTT by Xfer Records
Compressor
19
Sound Recovery by Bitsonic
Audio Restoration
20
ValhallaFreqEcho by Valhalla DSP
Delay / Echo

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Commercial Hosts

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FL Studio by Image Line
Virtual Studio
2
jBridge by J's stuff
Format Adapter
3
DirectWave by Image Line
Sampler/Sample Player
4
Gig Performer by Deskew Technologies
Live Performance Plugin Host
5
vArranger by vArranger
Arranger
6
REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack
7
Digital Performer by MOTU
Sequencer / Multitrack
8
MuLab by MUTOOLS
Sequencer / Multitrack
9
Bitwig Studio by Bitwig
Sequencer / Multitrack
10
energyXT by XT Software
Virtual Studio
11
Logic Pro by Apple
Sequencer / Multitrack
12
RapidComposer by MusicDevelopments
Music Prototyping
13
Waveform 10 by Tracktion Software
Sequencer / Multitrack
14
MIDI Lab by Soundigy
MIDI Processing Host Plugin
15
Modula by Quantica Audio
Channel Strip
16
Reason by Reason Studios
Virtual Studio
17
Live by Ableton
Sequencer / Multitrack
18
MIDI Madness by Midi Madness Software
Algorithmic Melody Generator
19
Wusik Station V9 by Wusik
Workstation
20

Free Hosts

1
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
2
AudioGridder by Andreas Pohl
DSP Server
4
VSTHost by Hermann Seib
Test Host
5
SAVIHost by Hermann Seib
Plug-in To Standalone
6
vPlayer 2 by Digital Brain Instruments
VST/AU Instrument Host
7
StudioRack Plugin Chainer by Waves
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
8
Soundfont MIDI Player by Falcosoft
VST Host Audio Player Audio Recorder
9
Automap by Novation
Utility
10
Helio Workstation by Peter Rudenko
MIDI Editor / Pattern Sequencer
11
12
LiveProfessor by audiostrom
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
13
14
AMR ReValver by Audio Media Research
Guitar Amp and FX Modeling
15
Zen by BigTick
Preset Browser / Manager
16
VSTForx by samba_godschynski
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
17
Cantabile by Topten Software
Live Performance Host
18
Audacity by Audacity Team
Audio Editor
19
Pedalboard 2 by Niall Moody
Plug-in Chainer / Rack

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