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The KVR Audio product database contains 23706 products: 5516 instruments; 7429 effects; 549 plug-in hosts; 9797 soundware; (some are both or all) (5417 are free!). 16735 run on Windows; 12454 on macOS; 557 on Linux; 792 on iOS; 177 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
Serum by Xfer Records
Synth
3
DUNE 3 by Synapse Audio
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
4
Sylenth1 by LennarDigital
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
5
Nexus by reFX
Synth (Hybrid)
6
Xpand!2 by AIR Music Technology
Workstation
7
8
Vanguard by reFX
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
12
Gullfoss by Soundtheory
Intelligent Automatic Equalizer
13
Magic AB by Sample Magic
Referencing Tool
14
Electra2 by Tone2 Audiosoftware
Synth (Hybrid)
15
Spire by Reveal Sound
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
16
VB-Cable by VB Audio
Virtual Cable
17
Kontakt by Native Instruments
Sampler/Sample Player
18
M1 by Korg
Synth (Sample Based)
19
20
Diva by u-he
Synth
21
PaulXStretch by Xenakios
Spectral Timestretch Looper
23
24
BlueARP by Oleg Mikheev aka Graywolf
Pattern Arpeggiator
25
jBridge by J's stuff
Format Adapter
26
Omnisphere 2 by Spectrasonics
Synthesizer
27
V-Station by Novation
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
28
Zebra by u-he
Synth (Modular)
29
Arcade by Output
Instruments
30
Roland Cloud by Roland
Bundle
31
SoundToys 5 by Soundtoys
Multi-Effect Rack
32
Play by EastWest
Sampler Engine
33
Sytrus by Image Line
Synth (Hybrid)
34
VProm by Aly James Lab
Drum Machine
35
SynthMaster 2 by KV331 Audio
Synth (Semi Modular)
36
Viper by Adam Szabo
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
37
FM8 by Native Instruments
Synth (FM)
38
Drum One by Sound Magic
Percussion
40
Obsession by Synapse Audio
Vintage Analogue Emulation
41
REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack
42
Cthulhu by Xfer Records
Chords
43
Absynth by Native Instruments
Synth (Semi Modular)
44
Clarity Vx Pro by Waves
Noise Removal / Restoration
45
Falcon by UVI
Hybrid Instrument
46
ANA 2 by Sonic Academy
Synth
47
Wavestation by Korg
Synth (Wavetable)
48
Efx Fragments by Arturia
Granular Effects
49
VirtualKeyboard by 4drX
Virtual Keyboard
50
Massive by Native Instruments
Synth (Hybrid)

Free All Products

1
Synth1 by Daichi Laboratory (Ichiro Toda)
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
2
3
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
5
SQ8L / SQ8X by Siegfried Kullmann
Synth (Hybrid)
6
KeroVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
7
PTEq-X by Ignite Amps
Tube EQ
8
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
10
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
11
OTT by Xfer Records
Compressor
12
Free Effects by Dead Duck Software
Effects Suite
13
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
14
Sound Recovery by Bitsonic
Audio Restoration
16
You Wa Shock! by Red Shine Sound
Exciter / Enhancer
17
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
18
Beat DRMR by Beat
Drum Sampler
19
Surge XT by Surge Synth Team
Synth (Hybrid)
20
Delay Lama by AudioNerdz
Singing Monk
21
22
STFU by ZEEK
VolumeShaper
23
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
24
QRange by lkjb
Linear Phase EQ
25
Vital by Matt Tytel
Wavetable Synth
26
Piano One by Sound Magic
Piano / Keys
27
FKFX Influx by FKFX
Sequenced Resonator Distortion
29
s(M)exoscope by Smart Electronix
Analyser / Monitor
30
31
32
Deelay by Sixth Sample
Delay / Reverb
33
More by Mod Sound
Distortion
34
TDR Nova by Tokyo Dawn Labs
Dynamic Equalizer
35
DReverb by Stone Voices
Reverb
36
RoVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
37
39
SA60 SPECTRUM ANALYSER by Red Rock Sound
Spectrum Analyzer
40
GR-8 by Phuturetone
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
41
ReaStream by Cockos
Network Audio
42
NRR-1 by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
43
Tyrell Nexus 6 by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
44
45
ProF.E.T. by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
46
47
48
Crystal by Green Oak
Semi-Modular Synth
49
T-De-Esser by Techivation
De-esser
50
Proteus VX by E-MU
Sound Module

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Commercial Instruments

1
Purity by Sonic Cat
Sound Module
2
Serum by Xfer Records
Synth
3
DUNE 3 by Synapse Audio
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
4
Sylenth1 by LennarDigital
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
5
Nexus by reFX
Synth (Hybrid)
6
Xpand!2 by AIR Music Technology
Workstation
7
Vanguard by reFX
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
9
Electra2 by Tone2 Audiosoftware
Synth (Hybrid)
10
Spire by Reveal Sound
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
11
Kontakt by Native Instruments
Sampler/Sample Player
12
M1 by Korg
Synth (Sample Based)
13
Diva by u-he
Synth
14
BlueARP by Oleg Mikheev aka Graywolf
Pattern Arpeggiator
15
Omnisphere 2 by Spectrasonics
Synthesizer
16
V-Station by Novation
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
17
Zebra by u-he
Synth (Modular)
18
Arcade by Output
Instruments
19
Roland Cloud by Roland
Bundle
20
Play by EastWest
Sampler Engine
21
Sytrus by Image Line
Synth (Hybrid)
22
VProm by Aly James Lab
Drum Machine
23
SynthMaster 2 by KV331 Audio
Synth (Semi Modular)
24
Viper by Adam Szabo
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
25
FM8 by Native Instruments
Synth (FM)
26
Drum One by Sound Magic
Percussion
27
Obsession by Synapse Audio
Vintage Analogue Emulation
28
Cthulhu by Xfer Records
Chords
29
Absynth by Native Instruments
Synth (Semi Modular)
30
Falcon by UVI
Hybrid Instrument
31
ANA 2 by Sonic Academy
Synth
32
Wavestation by Korg
Synth (Wavetable)
33
VirtualKeyboard by 4drX
Virtual Keyboard
34
Massive by Native Instruments
Synth (Hybrid)
35
midiChords by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Chorder
36
Velvet by AIR Music Technology
Electric Piano
37
Hive 2 by u-he
Lead Synth
39
Respiro by Imoxplus
Wind Synth
40
Bass Station by Novation
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
41
Ravity R by Sonic Cat
Sound Module
42
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
43
Phase Plant by Kilohearts
Synth (Hybrid)
44
Metaplugin by DDMF
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
45
Battery by Native Instruments
Drum Sampler
46
TAL-U-NO-LX by TAL Software
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
47
Repro by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
48
TugMidiSeq by 2Rule
MIDI Chords effect
49
Reason by Reason Studios
Virtual Studio
50
Discovery Pro by discoDSP
Synthesizer

Free Instruments

1
Synth1 by Daichi Laboratory (Ichiro Toda)
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
3
SQ8L / SQ8X by Siegfried Kullmann
Synth (Hybrid)
5
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
6
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
8
Beat DRMR by Beat
Drum Sampler
9
Surge XT by Surge Synth Team
Synth (Hybrid)
10
Delay Lama by AudioNerdz
Singing Monk
11
Vital by Matt Tytel
Wavetable Synth
12
Piano One by Sound Magic
Piano / Keys
13
14
GR-8 by Phuturetone
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
15
Tyrell Nexus 6 by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
16
17
18
Crystal by Green Oak
Semi-Modular Synth
19
Proteus VX by E-MU
Sound Module
21
Helm by Matt Tytel
Synth (Subtractive)
22
midiChordAnalyzer by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Utility / Monitor
23
Iota Mini by AngelicVibes
ROMpler
24
Zebralette by u-he
Synth (Modular)
26
T-Force Alpha Plus by Mastrcode Music
Subtractive/FM Synthesizer
27
BassMidi VSTi by Falcosoft
Synth (Wavetable)
28
Atmos 2 by Electronik Sound Lab
Piano / Keys
29
Drumatic 3 by E-Phonic
Drum Synth
30
31
Emvoice One by Emvoice
Vocal
32
Cloudrum by Ample Sound
Steel Tongue Drum
34
Model-E by Steinberg
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
36
Engine by Best Service
Sampler / WorkStation
38
VOPM by Sam
Synth (FM)
39
NoisePalette by SirenFX
Noise Generator
40
Trickster by Beat
Sample Based Instrument
42
VB-1 by Steinberg
Bass Guitar
43
44
45
Sitala by Decomposer
Drum Sampler
46
47
48
sforzando by Plogue
SFZ Player
49
UVI Workstation by UVI
Sound Module
50
Tunefish 4 by Brain Control
Additive- / Wavetable synth

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Commercial Effects

1
4
Gullfoss by Soundtheory
Intelligent Automatic Equalizer
5
Magic AB by Sample Magic
Referencing Tool
6
PaulXStretch by Xenakios
Spectral Timestretch Looper
8
9
SoundToys 5 by Soundtoys
Multi-Effect Rack
10
Clarity Vx Pro by Waves
Noise Removal / Restoration
11
Efx Fragments by Arturia
Granular Effects
12
VirtualKeyboard by 4drX
Virtual Keyboard
13
Edison by Image Line
Audio Editor
14
midiChords by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Chorder
15
soothe2 by oeksound
Resonance Removal
16
Vocal Bender by Waves
Voice Manipulation
17
Analog Creator Collection by WAVDSP
Analog Summing
18
Metaplugin by DDMF
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
19
20
21
Oszillos-Mega-Scope by [BEN/SCHULZ]
Analyser / Monitor
22
TugMidiSeq by 2Rule
MIDI Chords effect
23
Reason by Reason Studios
Virtual Studio
24
26
Glitch by Illformed
FSU
27
T-Compressor by Techivation
Serial Dynamic Processor - Audio Compressor
28
30
Fresh Air by Slate Digital
Dynamic High Frequency Processor
31
33
34
UChord by Ultimate MIDI Plugin
chord engine
35
AutoGain by BlueLab | Audio Plugins
Auto Gain Normalizer
39
ToneLib GFX by Tonelib
Guitar Amp and FX Modeling
40
DSEQ3 by TBProAudio
Dynamic Spectral Equlaizer
41
TB Equalizer v4 by ToneBoosters
Dynamic Equalizer
42
KClip by Kazrog
Clipper
43
Zebrify by u-he
Modular FX
45
ShaperBox by Cableguys
Multi Effect
46
STL Ignite - AmpHub by STL Tones
Amp Simulator
47
48
Digitalis by Aberrant DSP
Multi Effect
49
TB Morphit v1 by ToneBoosters
Headphone Calibrator / Simulator
50
SP950 by waveTracing
Lo-Fi

Free Effects

1
2
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
3
KeroVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
4
PTEq-X by Ignite Amps
Tube EQ
5
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
6
OTT by Xfer Records
Compressor
7
Free Effects by Dead Duck Software
Effects Suite
8
Sound Recovery by Bitsonic
Audio Restoration
9
You Wa Shock! by Red Shine Sound
Exciter / Enhancer
10
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
11
12
STFU by ZEEK
VolumeShaper
13
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
14
QRange by lkjb
Linear Phase EQ
15
FKFX Influx by FKFX
Sequenced Resonator Distortion
17
s(M)exoscope by Smart Electronix
Analyser / Monitor
18
19
Deelay by Sixth Sample
Delay / Reverb
20
More by Mod Sound
Distortion
21
TDR Nova by Tokyo Dawn Labs
Dynamic Equalizer
22
DReverb by Stone Voices
Reverb
23
RoVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
24
26
SA60 SPECTRUM ANALYSER by Red Rock Sound
Spectrum Analyzer
27
ReaStream by Cockos
Network Audio
28
NRR-1 by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
29
30
ProF.E.T. by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
31
T-De-Esser by Techivation
De-esser
32
GTune by GVST
Tuner
33
Lagrange by UrsaDSP
Delay
34
35
Limiter No6 by vladg/sound
Mastering Limiter
36
Pedals by ToneBytes
Guitar FX
38
Wider by Polyverse Music
Stereo Expander
39
BYOD by Chowdhury DSP
Distortion
40
GClip by GVST
Lo-Fi
41
SHB-1 by Ignite Amps
Bass Amp
42
GSnap by GVST
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
44
45
46
47
Vinyl by iZotope
Lo-Fi
48
Transcr by Algoriffix
Transcription
49
SPAN by Voxengo
Analyser / Monitor
50

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Commercial Hosts

2
jBridge by J's stuff
Format Adapter
3
REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack
4
Bitwig Studio by Bitwig
Sequencer / Multitrack
5
Metaplugin by DDMF
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
6
Reason by Reason Studios
Virtual Studio
7
FL Studio by Image Line
Virtual Studio
8
DirectWave by Image Line
Sampler/Sample Player
9
Live by Ableton
Sequencer / Multitrack
10
Renoise by Renoise
Tracker
11
vArranger by vArranger
Arranger
12
Logic Pro by Apple
Sequencer / Multitrack
13
RapidComposer by MusicDevelopments
Music Prototyping
14
Cubase Pro by Steinberg
Sequencer / Multitrack
15
zenAud.io ALK2 by zenAud.io
Live Looper
16
energyXT by XT Software
Virtual Studio
18
Wusik Station V9 by Wusik
Workstation
19
PatchWork by Blue Cat Audio
Effect Rack
20
deCoda by zplane
Transcription
24
25
SigMod by NUGEN Audio
Signal Processor
26
Bidule by Plogue
Modular Environment
27
Bridgewize by DDMF
32-bit to 64-bit Adapter
28
Superplugin by DDMF
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
29
Cubasis 3 by Steinberg
Sequencer
32
Bliss by discoDSP
Sampler
33
inTone 2 by Audified
Effect Rack
34
Chainer by Xlutop
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
35
Mixbus32C by Harrison
Sequencer / Multitrack
36
MUX Modular Plug-In by MUTOOLS
Modular Synth And Effect
38
Studio One Professional by PreSonus
Sequencer / Multitrack
39
40
Plugindoctor by DDMF
Plugin Analyser
41
GigaStudio by Tascam
Sampler/Sample Player
42
Independence by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
43
Decibel by pureMix
Meter metering metering suite
44
Samplism by Audio Helper Project
Sample Browser
45
47
Soundop Audio Editor by Ivosight
Audio Editor
49
Gig Performer 4.5 by Deskew Technologies
Live Performance Plugin Host
50

Free Hosts

1
Pedalboard 2 by Niall Moody
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
3
VSTHost by Hermann Seib
Test Host
4
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
5
Giada by Monocasual Laboratories
Loop/Drum Machine
6
AudioGridder by Andreas Pohl
DSP Server
8
Soundfont MIDI Player by Falcosoft
VST Host Audio Player Audio Recorder
10
MuLab by MUTOOLS
Sequencer / Multitrack
11
12
MPC Beats by AKAI
MPC
13
StudioRack Plugin Chainer by Waves
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
14
15
SAVIHost by Hermann Seib
Plug-in To Standalone
16
Cantabile by Topten Software
Live Performance Host
17
Helio Workstation by Peter Rudenko
MIDI Editor / Pattern Sequencer
18
VST Oversampler by ArkeCode
Oversampler
20
MultitrackStudio by Bremmers Audio Design
Sequencer / Multitrack
21
Audacity by Audacity Team
Audio Editor
22
LiveProfessor by audiostrom
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
23
FFX-4 by VB Audio
VST-DX Wrapper
24
AMR ReValver by Audio Media Research
Guitar Amp and FX Modeling
25
vPlayer 3 by Digital Brain Instruments
VST/AU Instrument Host
26
Skale Tracker by Skale
Tracker
27
Zen by BigTick
Preset Browser / Manager
28
Automap by Novation
Utility
29
Ardour by Ardour
Sequencer / Multitrack
30
VSTForx by samba_godschynski
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
31
SynthFont by Kenneth Rundt
Sequencer / Multitrack
32
GarageBand by Apple
Sequencer / Multitrack
33
34
Buzz by Jeskola
VST-Buzz Adapter
35
36
Contra (FREE) by Audio Vitamins
Mixing Utility
37
VSTLord by Arne Scheffler
Test Host
38
39
MultiFXVST by CTAF
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
40
ocenaudio by ocenaudio
Audio Editor
42
VST-Scanner by VB Audio
Utility
43
VstBoard by CtrlBrk
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
44
Hosting AU by Ju-X
DAW
45
ossia score by ossia.io
Intermedia sequencer
46
47
48
Keppy's MIDI Converter by KaleidonKep99
MIDI Conversion Tool
49
Psycle by Psycle
Tracker
50
Sequel by Steinberg
Sequencer / Multitrack

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