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The KVR Audio product database contains 20973 products: 5004 instruments; 6780 effects; 521 plug-in hosts; 8433 soundware; (some are both or all) (5011 are free!). 14956 run on Windows; 10856 on macOS; 450 on Linux; 676 on iOS; 171 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
REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack
2
Glitch by Illformed
FSU
3
Phrasebox by Venomode
MIDI Arpeggiator
4
TAL-U-NO-LX by TAL Software
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
5
Repro by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
6
ToneLib GFX by Tonelib
Guitar Studio
7
TAL-J-8 by TAL Software
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
8
EQuity by GSi
Equalizer
9
Renoise by Renoise
Tracker
10
Bitwig Studio by Bitwig
Sequencer / Multitrack
11
Sononym by Sononym
Sample Browser
12
13
TAL-BassLine-101 by TAL Software
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
14
Discovery by discoDSP
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
15
Discovery Pro by discoDSP
Synthesizer
16
Redux by Renoise
Sampler
17
Pianoteq Pro 7 by Modartt
Physical Modeled Piano
18
Bliss by discoDSP
Sampler
19
energyXT by XT Software
Virtual Studio
20
Waveform 10 by Tracktion Software
Sequencer / Multitrack

Free All Products

2
Surge by Surge Synth Team
Synth (Hybrid)
4
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
5
Vital by Matt Tytel
Wavetable Synth
6
Stochas by Surge Synth Team
Random MIDI Arranger
7
GTune by GVST
Tuner
8
GSnap by GVST
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
9
Helm by Matt Tytel
Synth (Subtractive)
11
12
13
VOPM by Sam
Synth (FM)
15
Podolski by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
16
GClip by GVST
Lo-Fi
17
BeatCounter by Teragon Audio
Analyser / Monitor
18
19
Performer Free by Crumar
String Machine
20
ChowTape by Chowdhury DSP
Tape Distortion

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Commercial Instruments

1
Phrasebox by Venomode
MIDI Arpeggiator
2
TAL-U-NO-LX by TAL Software
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
3
Repro by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
4
TAL-J-8 by TAL Software
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
5
6
TAL-BassLine-101 by TAL Software
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
7
Discovery by discoDSP
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
8
Discovery Pro by discoDSP
Synthesizer
9
Redux by Renoise
Sampler
10
Pianoteq Pro 7 by Modartt
Physical Modeled Piano
11
Bliss by discoDSP
Sampler
12
energyXT by XT Software
Virtual Studio
13
AcidBox by Audioblast
Synth (Subtractive)
14
Aurora FM by Audio Nebula
FM Synthesizer
17
Organteq by Modartt
Pipe Organ
18
Vertigo by discoDSP
Synth (Additive)
19
TAL-Mod by TAL Software
Synth (Modular)

Free Instruments

2
Surge by Surge Synth Team
Synth (Hybrid)
4
Vital by Matt Tytel
Wavetable Synth
5
Stochas by Surge Synth Team
Random MIDI Arranger
6
Helm by Matt Tytel
Synth (Subtractive)
9
VOPM by Sam
Synth (FM)
10
Podolski by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
11
12
Performer Free by Crumar
String Machine
13
14
15
AudioGridder by Andreas Pohl
DSP Server
16
Sitala by Decomposer
Drum Sampler
17
Tunefish 4 by Brain Control
Additive- / Wavetable synth
18
TAL-NoiseMaker by TAL Software
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
19
VST Speek by Wavosaur
Speech Synthesiser
20
Oxe FM Synth by Oxe Software
Synth (FM)

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Commercial Effects

1
Glitch by Illformed
FSU
2
ToneLib GFX by Tonelib
Guitar Studio
3
EQuity by GSi
Equalizer
4
Multimeter by Klangfreund
Loudness Meter
5
AF2-10 by OverTone DSP
Equalizer
6
Sigma by Audio Assault
Guitar Amp Emulation
7
Maximal 2 by Venomode
Loudness Maximizer
8
MentalV by KINDZAudio
Granular
9
10
11
TAL-Dub-X by TAL Software
Delay / Echo
12
AVA Vocal Flow by Harrison
Channel Strip
13
Lowtility 2 by Venomode
Utility
15
AVA De-Esser by Harrison
De-esser
16
LUFS Meter by Klangfreund
Loudness Meter
17
Pivot by Venomode
Tilt EQ
18
Liquid Notes by Re-Compose
Harmony Generator
19
FC70 by OverTone DSP
Fairchild 670 Compressor
20
DeeQ by Venomode
Dynamic EQ

Free Effects

1
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
2
Stochas by Surge Synth Team
Random MIDI Arranger
3
GTune by GVST
Tuner
4
GSnap by GVST
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
5
7
GClip by GVST
Lo-Fi
8
BeatCounter by Teragon Audio
Analyser / Monitor
9
ChowTape by Chowdhury DSP
Tape Distortion
10
11
AudioGridder by Andreas Pohl
DSP Server
12
ChowCentaur by Chowdhury DSP
Distortion
13
Easy Convolver by GSi
Convolution Engine
14
Denoiser by Bertom
Noise Reduction
15
Flying-delay by SuperflyDSP
Delay / Echo
16
18
Protoverb by u-he
Reverb
19
LameVST by R-Tur
Mastering

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Commercial Hosts

1
REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack
2
Renoise by Renoise
Tracker
3
Bitwig Studio by Bitwig
Sequencer / Multitrack
4
Bliss by discoDSP
Sampler
5
energyXT by XT Software
Virtual Studio
6
Waveform 10 by Tracktion Software
Sequencer / Multitrack
7
ToneLib Jam by Tonelib
Jam and practice software for guitar players
8
Radium by Radium Audio
Music Composing
9
Mixbus by Harrison
Sequencer / Multitrack
10
Bitwig Studio 16-Track by Bitwig
Sequencer / Multitrack
11
12
Mixbus32C by Harrison
Sequencer / Multitrack
13
MOD Duo by MOD Devices
Hardware Plugin Host

Free Hosts

1
AudioGridder by Andreas Pohl
DSP Server
2
Audacity by Audacity Team
Audio Editor
3
Helio Workstation by Peter Rudenko
MIDI Editor / Pattern Sequencer
4
Ardour by Ardour
Sequencer / Multitrack
5
6
Giada by Monocasual Laboratories
Loop/Drum Machine
7
ocenaudio by ocenaudio
Audio Editor
8
MusE by MusE
Sequencer / Multitrack
9
Jost by Jucetice
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
10
Qtractor by rncbc
Sequencer / Multitrack
11
Rosegarden by Rosegarden Project
Sequencer / Multitrack
12
Keppy's MIDI Converter by KaleidonKep99
MIDI Conversion Tool
13
Fmod Ex by Firelight Technologies
Multi-platform C++ Library
14
Open Sound World by Amar / Open Sound World
Modular Environment
16
XO Wave by XO Audio
Audio Editor
17
VSTServer by Kjetil Matheussen
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
18
NASPRO by NASPRO development team
Format Adapter

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