The KVR Audio product database contains 18135 products: 4530 instruments; 6069 effects; 494 plug-in hosts; 6930 soundware; (some are both or all) (4560 are free!). 13063 run on Windows; 9167 on macOS; 372 on Linux; 569 on iOS; 150 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
Purity by Sonic Cat
Sound Module
2
Arcade by Output
Instruments
4
DUNE 3 by Synapse Audio
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
5
Serum by Xfer Records
Synth
6
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
7
9
Omnisphere 2 by Spectrasonics
Synthesizer
10
Kontakt by Native Instruments
Sampler/Sample Player
11
The Legend by Synapse Audio
Analog Modeling Synthesizer
12
Sylenth1 by LennarDigital
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
13
REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack
14
Vocal Finalizer by NoiseAsh
Vocal Effects
15
Phrasebox by Venomode
MIDI Arpeggiator
16
Hive 2 by u-he
Lead Synth
17
Cthulhu by Xfer Records
Chords
18
Waves Tune Real-Time by Waves
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
19
Ravity R by Sonic Cat
Sound Module
20
SoundToys 5 by Soundtoys
Multi-Effect Rack
21
22
Nexus by reFX
Synth (Hybrid)
23
Pigments by Arturia
Synth
24
Captain Plugins by Mixed in Key
Plug-in Bundle
25
27
Wavestation by Korg
Synth (Wavetable)
28
midiChords by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Chorder
30
Super VHS by BABY Audio
Multi FX
31
MIDI Lab by Soundigy
MIDI Processing Plugin Host
32
Zebra by u-he
Synth (Modular)
33
AGLP by Ample Sound
Guitar
34
M1 by Korg
Synth (Sample Based)
35
Diva by u-he
Synth
36
Spire by Reveal Sound
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
37
FM8 by Native Instruments
Synth (FM)
38
Heat Up 3 by Initial Audio
Synth / Sampler
39
40
Phase Plant by kiloHearts
Synth (Hybrid)
41
SynthMaster by KV331 Audio
Synth (Semi Modular)
42
Ambient Reverb by Stone Voices
Reverb Ambient
43
44
DrumComputer by Sugar Bytes
Synthetic Beats
45
Vanguard by reFX
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
46
OVox Vocal ReSynthesis by Waves
Vocal ReSynthesis
47
Harvest by Harvest Plugins
MIDI Generator
48
TB ReelBus v3 by ToneBoosters
Tape Simulator
49
Sugar by Process.Audio
Exciter / Enhancer
50
ToneLib GFX by Tonelib
Guitar Studio

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
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
6
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
9
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
10
MinimogueVA by Voltkitchen
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
11
Piano One by Sound Magic
Piano / Keys
12
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
13
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
14
Tyrell Nexus 6 by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
16
KeroVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
17
PTEq-X by Ignite Amps
Tube EQ
18
SQ8L / SQ8X by Siegfried Kullmann
Synth (Hybrid)
19
Cloudrum by Ample Sound
Steel Tongue Drum
20
Vinyl by iZotope
Lo-Fi
21
Delay Lama by AudioNerdz
Singing Monk
22
You Wa Shock! by Red Shine Sound
Exciter / Enhancer
23
Surge by Vember Audio
Synth (Hybrid)
24
TAL-Elek7ro by Togu Audio Line
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
25
26
QRange by lkjb
Linear Phase EQ
27
Crystal by Green Oak
Semi-Modular Synth
28
GTune by GVST
Tuner
29
GSnap by GVST
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
30
VB-1 by Steinberg
Bass Guitar
32
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
33
DrumTROOP by DUBturbo
Drum Machine
34
ValhallaFreqEcho by Valhalla DSP
Delay / Echo
35
Orchestral Strings One by Sound Magic
Strings / Orchestral
36
38
39
SPAN by Voxengo
Analyser / Monitor
40
Helm by Matt Tytel
Synth (Subtractive)
41
Proteus VX by E-MU
Sound Module
42
43
MAX1 by Beatskillz
Compressor
44
Youlean Loudness Meter by Youlean
Loudness Analyzer
45
Drumatic 3 by e-phonic
Drum Synth
46
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
47
Superwave P8 by SuperWave
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
49
Lith by Soda Devices
Synth
50
Zebralette by u-he
Synth (Modular)

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Commercial Instruments

1
Purity by Sonic Cat
Sound Module
2
Arcade by Output
Instruments
4
DUNE 3 by Synapse Audio
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
5
Serum by Xfer Records
Synth
6
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
8
Omnisphere 2 by Spectrasonics
Synthesizer
9
Kontakt by Native Instruments
Sampler/Sample Player
10
The Legend by Synapse Audio
Analog Modeling Synthesizer
11
Sylenth1 by LennarDigital
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
12
Phrasebox by Venomode
MIDI Arpeggiator
13
Hive 2 by u-he
Lead Synth
14
Cthulhu by Xfer Records
Chords
15
Ravity R by Sonic Cat
Sound Module
16
Nexus by reFX
Synth (Hybrid)
17
Pigments by Arturia
Synth
18
20
Wavestation by Korg
Synth (Wavetable)
21
midiChords by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Chorder
22
MIDI Lab by Soundigy
MIDI Processing Plugin Host
23
Zebra by u-he
Synth (Modular)
24
AGLP by Ample Sound
Guitar
25
M1 by Korg
Synth (Sample Based)
26
Diva by u-he
Synth
27
Spire by Reveal Sound
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
28
FM8 by Native Instruments
Synth (FM)
29
Heat Up 3 by Initial Audio
Synth / Sampler
30
Phase Plant by kiloHearts
Synth (Hybrid)
31
SynthMaster by KV331 Audio
Synth (Semi Modular)
32
DrumComputer by Sugar Bytes
Synthetic Beats
33
Vanguard by reFX
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
34
OVox Vocal ReSynthesis by Waves
Vocal ReSynthesis
35
Harvest by Harvest Plugins
MIDI Generator
36
Xpand!2 by AIR Music Technology
Workstation
37
Electra2 by Tone2 Audiosoftware
Synth (Hybrid)
38
Falcon by UVI
Hybrid Instrument
39
BlueARP by Oleg Mikheev aka Graywolf
Pattern Arpeggiator
40
vArranger by vArranger
Arranger
41
Sytrus by Image Line
Synth (Hybrid)
42
ANA 2 by Sonic Academy
Synth
43
VirtualKeyboard by 4drX
Virtual Keyboard
44
Poizen by Thenatan
Trap
46
Scaler by Plugin Boutique
Chord Generator
47
48
Massive by Native Instruments
Synth (Hybrid)
49
DirectWave by Image Line
Sampler/Sample Player

Free Instruments

1
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
MinimogueVA by Voltkitchen
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
6
Piano One by Sound Magic
Piano / Keys
7
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
8
Tyrell Nexus 6 by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
10
SQ8L / SQ8X by Siegfried Kullmann
Synth (Hybrid)
11
Cloudrum by Ample Sound
Steel Tongue Drum
12
Delay Lama by AudioNerdz
Singing Monk
13
Surge by Vember Audio
Synth (Hybrid)
14
TAL-Elek7ro by Togu Audio Line
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
15
16
Crystal by Green Oak
Semi-Modular Synth
17
VB-1 by Steinberg
Bass Guitar
19
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
20
DrumTROOP by DUBturbo
Drum Machine
21
Orchestral Strings One by Sound Magic
Strings / Orchestral
22
Helm by Matt Tytel
Synth (Subtractive)
23
Proteus VX by E-MU
Sound Module
24
Drumatic 3 by e-phonic
Drum Synth
25
Superwave P8 by SuperWave
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
27
Lith by Soda Devices
Synth
28
Zebralette by u-he
Synth (Modular)
30
UVI Workstation by UVI
Sound Module
32
TAL-NoiseMaker by Togu Audio Line
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
33
Trickster by Beat
Sample Based Instrument
34
PUSH by Sampleson
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
35
Tunefish 4 by Brain Control
Additive- / Wavetable synth
36
ITS by beatassist.eu
Synth
37
midiChordAnalyzer by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Utility / Monitor
38
TX16Wx Software Sampler by CWITEC
Sampler/Sample Player
39
VOPM by Sam
Synth (FM)
40
Defiant WT by Ocean Swift Synthesis
Hybrid Synthesizer
41
MT Power Drum Kit by Manda Audio
Drum Sampler
42
Podolski by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
43
TAL-BassLine by Togu Audio Line
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
44
Spicy Guitar by Keolab
Guitar
45
TAL-U-No-62 by Togu Audio Line
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
46
Charlatan by BlauKraut Engineering
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
47
Sitala by Decomposer
Drum Sampler
48
RVK-808 by Electronik Sound Lab
Drum Module
49
Fathom Synth by Seaweed Audio
Software Synthesizer

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Commercial Effects

1
2
Vocal Finalizer by NoiseAsh
Vocal Effects
3
Waves Tune Real-Time by Waves
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
4
SoundToys 5 by Soundtoys
Multi-Effect Rack
5
6
Captain Plugins by Mixed in Key
Plug-in Bundle
8
midiChords by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Chorder
10
Super VHS by BABY Audio
Multi FX
11
MIDI Lab by Soundigy
MIDI Processing Plugin Host
12
13
Ambient Reverb by Stone Voices
Reverb Ambient
14
15
OVox Vocal ReSynthesis by Waves
Vocal ReSynthesis
16
Harvest by Harvest Plugins
MIDI Generator
17
TB ReelBus v3 by ToneBoosters
Tape Simulator
18
Sugar by Process.Audio
Exciter / Enhancer
19
ToneLib GFX by Tonelib
Guitar Studio
20
21
Godfazer by D16 Group
Modulation
22
VirtualKeyboard by 4drX
Virtual Keyboard
24
Multi Band Gate by aixdsp
Multi Band
25
Scaler by Plugin Boutique
Chord Generator
26
El Rey by Acustica Audio
Compressor
27
28
Lem Echo Music by Martinic
Tape Delay
29
Glitch by Illformed
FSU
30
Trackspacer by Wavesfactory
Dynamic Equalizer
31
32
Natasha by AudioFB
Binaural
33
HoRNet SongKey MK3 by HoRNet
Key Detector
34
Gullfoss by Soundtheory
Intelligent Equaliser
35
Korg MiniLogue Editor by Momo
Korg MiniLogue Editor
36
MIDIQ by W. A. Production
MIDI Processing
37
Melody Sauce VST by EVAbeat
MIDI Generator
38
L2 Ultramaximizer by Waves
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
39
Portal by Output
Granular Synthesis
40
Manipulator by Polyverse Music
Vocal Processor
42
Vocal Rider by Waves
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
43
HeadCrusher by Audio Assault
Saturation
45
Guitar Rig Pro by Native Instruments
Guitar Multi-FX
46
Alex Audio Butler by Unimule
Video Mastering
47
KORG Collection by Korg
Bundle
48
FireMaster by FireSonic by United Plugins
Exciter / Enhancer
49
CLA Classic Compressors by Waves
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
50
TB Isone v3 by ToneBoosters
Binaural Room Simulator

Free Effects

1
2
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
5
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
6
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
7
KeroVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
8
PTEq-X by Ignite Amps
Tube EQ
9
Vinyl by iZotope
Lo-Fi
10
You Wa Shock! by Red Shine Sound
Exciter / Enhancer
11
QRange by lkjb
Linear Phase EQ
12
GTune by GVST
Tuner
13
GSnap by GVST
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
14
ValhallaFreqEcho by Valhalla DSP
Delay / Echo
15
17
18
SPAN by Voxengo
Analyser / Monitor
19
20
MAX1 by Beatskillz
Compressor
21
Youlean Loudness Meter by Youlean
Loudness Analyzer
22
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
23
24
OTT by Xfer Records
Compressor
25
mvMeter2 by TBProAudio
Meter
26
Leveling Tool by AdHd Audio Tools
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
27
30
Lagrange by Ursa DSP
Delay
31
TS-999 by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
33
TDR Nova by Tokyo Dawn Labs
Dynamic Equalizer
34
RoVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
35
36
Sound Recovery by Bitsonic
Audio Restoration
37
ProF.E.T. by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
38
NRR-1 by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
39
Free Clip by Venn Audio
Soft Clipper
40
MAutoPitch by MeldaProduction
Pitch Correction
41
Limiter No6 by vladg/sound
Mastering Limiter
43
SHB-1 by Ignite Amps
Bass Amp
45
TAN by Acustica Audio
Compressor
46
Roth-AIR by Rothmann
Multi-Band Processor
48
1208 Reviber by 1208 Audio
Exciter / Enhancer
49
50
LameVST by R-Tur
Mastering

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Commercial Hosts

1
REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack
2
MIDI Lab by Soundigy
MIDI Processing Plugin Host
3
vArranger by vArranger
Arranger
4
DirectWave by Image Line
Sampler/Sample Player
5
MuLab by MUTOOLS
Sequencer / Multitrack
6
Bitwig Studio by Bitwig
Sequencer / Multitrack
7
FL Studio by Image Line
Virtual Studio
9
energyXT by XT Software
Virtual Studio
10
Numerology 4 Pro by Five12
Sequencer
11
Waveform 10 by Tracktion Software
Sequencer / Multitrack
12
jBridge by J's stuff
Format Adapter
13
Cubase Pro by Steinberg
Sequencer / Multitrack
14
Logic Pro by Apple
Sequencer / Multitrack
15
Notion by PreSonus
Notation
16
Live by Ableton
Sequencer / Multitrack
17
Camelot Pro by Audio Modeling
Live Performance Host
18
Reason by Reason Studios
Virtual Studio
19
Wusik Station V9 by Wusik
Workstation
20
Forte by Brainspawn
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
21
PatchWork by Blue Cat Audio
Effect Rack
22
Bidule by Plogue
Modular Environment
23
Cubasis 3 by Steinberg
Sequencer
24
RapidComposer by MusicDevelopments
Music Prototyping
25
27
Studio One Pro by PreSonus
Sequencer / Multitrack
28
Wusik EVE V5 by Wusik
Rompler
29
Audition by Adobe
Audio Editor
31
AudioFinder by Iced Audio
Sample Manager
32
MB-7 Mixer by Blue Cat Audio
Spectral Mixer
33
SAWStudio by RML Labs
Sequencer / Multitrack
34
35
Bridgewize by DDMF
32-bit to 64-bit Adapter
37
32 Lives by Sound Radix
32-bit to 64-bit Adapter
38
RX 7 Standard by iZotope
Audio Repair
41
42
Live-Styler by Norbert Stellberg
Automatic Accompaniment
43
Bitwig Studio 16-Track by Bitwig
Sequencer / Multitrack
44
45
46
NanoStudio 2 by Blip Interactive
Music Studio for iOS
47
Bliss by discoDSP
Sampler
48
MUX Modular Plug-In by MUTOOLS
Modular Synth And Effect
49
Chainer by Xlutop
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
50
MainStage by Apple
Plug-in Chainer / Rack

Free Hosts

1
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
3
VSTHost by Hermann Seib
Test Host
4
SAVIHost by Hermann Seib
Plug-in To Standalone
5
Soundfont MIDI Player by Falcosoft
VST Host Audio Player Audio Recorder
6
Helio Workstation by Peter Rudenko
MIDI Editor / Pattern Sequencer
7
Automap by Novation
Utility
8
LiveProfessor by audiostrom
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
9
AMR ReValver by Audio Media Research
Guitar Amp and FX Modeling
10
StudioRack Plugin Chainer by Waves
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
11
12
13
vPlayer 2 by Digital Brain Instruments
VST/AU Instrument Host
14
Audacity by Audacity Team
Audio Editor
15
Cantabile by Topten Software
Live Performance Host
16
Zen by BigTick
Preset Browser / Manager
17
18
MultiFXVST by CTAF
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
19
21
MultitrackStudio by Bremmers Audio Design
Sequencer / Multitrack
22
VSTForx by samba_godschynski
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
23
Contra (FREE) by Audio Vitamins
Mixing Utility
24
GarageBand by Apple
Sequencer / Multitrack
25
Pedalboard 2 by Niall Moody
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
26
VSTLord by Arne Scheffler
Test Host
27
Pro Tools First by Avid
Sequencer / Multitrack
28
VST Oversampler by ArkeCode
Oversampler
29
FFX-4 by VB Audio
VST-DX Wrapper
30
Podium Free by Zynewave
Sequencer / Multitrack
31
Skale Tracker by Skale
Tracker
32
AirRack by Maizesoft
Virtual Studio
33
VST Shell by Wild Front Ear
Simple VST Host
34
Smidy free! by Frank Rittberger
MIDI Sequencer
35
Giada by Monocasual Laboratories
Loop/Drum Machine
36
37
Ardour by Ardour
Sequencer / Multitrack
38
Temper by Angry Red Planet
Sequencer / Multitrack
39
VstBoard by CtrlBrk
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
40
inTone 2 by Audified
Effect Rack
41
Anvil Studio by Willow Software
Simple VST Host
42
Psycle by Psycle
Tracker
43
Analog Box by Andyware
Modular Environment
45
VSTStuff by BelaDaddy Software
VST Host Audio Player Audio Recorder
46
Hosting AU by Ju-X
DAW
47
SynthFont by Kenneth Rundt
Sequencer / Multitrack
48
Buzz by Jeskola
VST-Buzz Adapter
49
ocenaudio by ocenaudio
Audio Editor
50
Live Performer by Solaria SRL
Live Performance Host

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