The KVR Audio product database contains 16483 products: 4277 instruments; 5544 effects; 459 plug-in hosts; 6135 soundware; (some are both or all) (4325 are free!). 11970 run on Windows; 8152 on macOS; 327 on Linux; 521 on iOS; 141 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

1
Purity by Luxonix
Sound Module
3
DUNE 3 by Synapse Audio
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
4
Serum by Xfer Records
Synth
5
Discovery Pro by discoDSP
Synthesizer
6
Sylenth1 by LennarDigital
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
7
Diva by u-he
Synth
8
Waves Tune Real-Time by Waves
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
9
10
Nexus by reFX
Synth (Hybrid)
11
Heat Up 3 by Initial Audio
Synth / Sampler
12
Zebra by u-he
Synth (Modular)
13
Melody Sauce VST by EVAbeat
MIDI Generator
14
Captain Plugins by Mixed in Key
Plug-in Bundle
16
FL Studio by Image Line
Virtual Studio
17
Arcade by Output
Instruments
18
20
Big Ceil by Acustica Audio
Channel Strip
21
Hive by u-he
Lead Synth
22
Vaporizer2 by VAST Dynamics
Hybrid Synthesizer
23
24
26
Cthulhu by Xfer Records
Chords
27
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
28
29
Omnisphere 2 by Spectrasonics
Synthesizer
30
Kontakt by Native Instruments
Sampler/Sample Player
31
Ravity R by Luxonix
Sound Module
32
Spire by Reveal Sound
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
33
ACE (Any Cable Everywhere) by u-he
Synth (Modular)
34
Sugar by Process.Audio
Exciter / Enhancer
35
36
B-3 V by Arturia
Organ
37
SynthMaster by KV331 Audio
Synth (Semi Modular)
39
Massive by Native Instruments
Synth (Hybrid)
40
jBridge by J's stuff
Format Adapter
41
ACID Pro 8 by MAGIX
Sequencer / Multitrack
43
TB ReelBus v3 by ToneBoosters
Tape Simulator
44
FM8 by Native Instruments
Synth (FM)
45
Pigments by Arturia
Synth
46
Electra2 by Tone2 Audiosoftware
Synth (Hybrid)
47
TRAX drum machine by Thenatan
Drum Machine
48
Vanguard by reFX
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
49
SlowMo by Initial Audio
Half-speed effect

Free All Products

1
Synth1 by Ichiro Toda
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
2
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
3
4
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
9
Tyrell Nexus 6 by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
10
KeroVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
11
PTEq-X by Ignite Amps
Tube EQ
12
SQ8L / SQ8X by Siegfried Kullmann
Synth (Hybrid)
13
Surge by Vember Audio
Synth (Hybrid)
14
15
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
16
Orchestral Strings One by Sound Magic
Strings / Orchestral
17
ProF.E.T. by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
18
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
19
Piano One by Sound Magic
Piano / Keys
20
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
22
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
23
Crystal by Green Oak
Semi-Modular Synth
24
You Wa Shock! by Red Shine Sound
Exciter / Enhancer
25
TS-999 by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
26
Degrade by mda
Lo-Fi
27
28
MinimogueVA by Voltkitchen
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
29
Leveling Tool by AdHd Audio Tools
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
30
32
Superwave P8 by SuperWave
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
33
mvMeter2 by TBProAudio
Meter
34
35
36
GTune by GVST
Tuner
37
Trickster by Beat
Sample Based Instrument
38
VB-1 by Steinberg
Bass Guitar
39
40
SHB-1 by Ignite Amps
Bass Amp
41
Zebralette by u-he
Synth (Modular)
42
Cheeze Machine 2 by 2getheraudio
String Machine
43
NRR-1 by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
44
T-Force Alpha Plus by Mastrcode Music
Subtractive/FM Synthesizer
45
DrumTROOP by DUBturbo
Drum Machine
46
TPA-1 by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
47
Youlean Loudness Meter by Youlean
Loudness Analyzer
49
ModulAir by Full Bucket Music
Synth (Modular)
50
UVI Workstation by UVI
Sound Module

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Commercial Instruments

1
Purity by Luxonix
Sound Module
3
DUNE 3 by Synapse Audio
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
4
Serum by Xfer Records
Synth
5
Discovery Pro by discoDSP
Synthesizer
6
Sylenth1 by LennarDigital
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
7
Diva by u-he
Synth
8
Nexus by reFX
Synth (Hybrid)
9
Heat Up 3 by Initial Audio
Synth / Sampler
10
Zebra by u-he
Synth (Modular)
12
FL Studio by Image Line
Virtual Studio
13
Arcade by Output
Instruments
14
16
Hive by u-he
Lead Synth
17
Vaporizer2 by VAST Dynamics
Hybrid Synthesizer
19
Cthulhu by Xfer Records
Chords
20
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
21
Omnisphere 2 by Spectrasonics
Synthesizer
22
Kontakt by Native Instruments
Sampler/Sample Player
23
Ravity R by Luxonix
Sound Module
24
Spire by Reveal Sound
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
25
ACE (Any Cable Everywhere) by u-he
Synth (Modular)
26
27
B-3 V by Arturia
Organ
28
SynthMaster by KV331 Audio
Synth (Semi Modular)
30
Massive by Native Instruments
Synth (Hybrid)
31
jBridge by J's stuff
Format Adapter
33
FM8 by Native Instruments
Synth (FM)
34
Pigments by Arturia
Synth
35
Electra2 by Tone2 Audiosoftware
Synth (Hybrid)
36
TRAX drum machine by Thenatan
Drum Machine
37
Vanguard by reFX
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
38
Sytrus by Image Line
Synth (Hybrid)
39
M1 by Korg
Synth (Sample Based)
40
DirectWave by Image Line
Sampler/Sample Player
41
Tau Bassline Mk2 by Muon Software
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
42
Indiago VST by Infected-Sounds
Synthesizer
43
Thorn by Dmitry Sches
Synth
44
midiChords by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Chorder
45
VirtualKeyboard by 4drX
Virtual Keyboard
46
Xfer Serum Skins Bundle by Thenatan
Skin for Serum
47
Wavestation by Korg
Synth (Wavetable)
48
vArranger by vArranger
Arranger
49
SynthMaster One by KV331 Audio
Synth (Wavetable)
50
Poizen by Thenatan
Trap

Free Instruments

1
Synth1 by Ichiro Toda
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
4
Tyrell Nexus 6 by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
5
SQ8L / SQ8X by Siegfried Kullmann
Synth (Hybrid)
6
Surge by Vember Audio
Synth (Hybrid)
7
8
Orchestral Strings One by Sound Magic
Strings / Orchestral
9
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
10
Piano One by Sound Magic
Piano / Keys
11
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
13
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
14
Crystal by Green Oak
Semi-Modular Synth
15
MinimogueVA by Voltkitchen
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
16
18
Superwave P8 by SuperWave
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
19
Trickster by Beat
Sample Based Instrument
20
VB-1 by Steinberg
Bass Guitar
21
Zebralette by u-he
Synth (Modular)
22
Cheeze Machine 2 by 2getheraudio
String Machine
23
T-Force Alpha Plus by Mastrcode Music
Subtractive/FM Synthesizer
24
DrumTROOP by DUBturbo
Drum Machine
26
ModulAir by Full Bucket Music
Synth (Modular)
27
UVI Workstation by UVI
Sound Module
28
Tunefish 4 by Brain Control
Additive- / Wavetable synth
29
Helm by Matt Tytel
Synth (Subtractive)
30
Cloudrum by Ample Sound
Steel Tongue Drum
31
Delay Lama by AudioNerdz
Singing Monk
32
MT Power Drum Kit by Manda Audio
Drum Sampler
34
TAL-BassLine by Togu Audio Line
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
35
TX16Wx Software Sampler by CWITEC
Sampler/Sample Player
36
TAL-NoiseMaker by Togu Audio Line
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
37
Shortcircuit by Vember Audio
Sampler/Sample Player
38
VOPM by Sam
Synth (FM)
40
AGML II by Ample Sound
Acoustic Guitar
42
TAL-Elek7ro by Togu Audio Line
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
43
Sitala by Decomposer
Drum Sampler
44
Charlatan by BlauKraut Engineering
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
45
Spicy Guitar by Keolab
Guitar
46
Sound Gadgets by Reflekt Audio
Free Sounds
47
Podolski by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
48
Lord of the Springs by Taron
Synth (Physical Modeling)
49
50
GranuLab.VST by Ostinato
Advanced Granular Synthesis

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Commercial Effects

1
Waves Tune Real-Time by Waves
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
2
3
Melody Sauce VST by EVAbeat
MIDI Generator
4
Captain Plugins by Mixed in Key
Plug-in Bundle
6
Big Ceil by Acustica Audio
Channel Strip
7
8
9
Sugar by Process.Audio
Exciter / Enhancer
10
SynthMaster by KV331 Audio
Synth (Semi Modular)
11
jBridge by J's stuff
Format Adapter
12
TB ReelBus v3 by ToneBoosters
Tape Simulator
13
SlowMo by Initial Audio
Half-speed effect
15
Breeze by 2CAudio
Reverb
16
Reverse by Initial Audio
Reverse
17
midiChords by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Chorder
18
VirtualKeyboard by 4drX
Virtual Keyboard
19
SynthMaster One by KV331 Audio
Synth (Wavetable)
20
MS-20 by Korg
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
21
Enso by Audio Damage
Looper
22
Reaktor by Native Instruments
Synth (Modular)
23
Multiplicity by DMG Audio
Multiband Compressor
25
Glitch by Illformed
FSU
26
StageOne by Leapwing Audio
Stereo Width
27
Vocal Rider by Waves
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
28
29
Outlaw by W. A. Production
Gain Riding
30
Gullfoss by Soundtheory
Intelligent Equaliser
31
Auto-Tune by Antares Audio Technologies
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
33
TB Isone v3 by ToneBoosters
Binaural Room Simulator
34
manipulator by Polyverse Music
Vocal Processor
35
36
Igniter by Krotos
Sound Effects
38
VUMT by Klanghelm
VU Meter
39
SideMinder by Raising Jake Studios
Stereo Imaging
41
AmpliTube by IK Multimedia
Guitar Amp and FX Modeling
42
43
Reason by Propellerhead Software
Virtual Studio
45
Chord Composer by Intuitive Audio
MIDI FX / Utility
46
47
48
HoRNet SongKey by HoRNet
Key Detector
49
Venm by Goliath Sounds
Distortion

Free Effects

1
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
2
3
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
6
KeroVee by g200kg
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
7
PTEq-X by Ignite Amps
Tube EQ
8
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
9
ProF.E.T. by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
10
You Wa Shock! by Red Shine Sound
Exciter / Enhancer
11
TS-999 by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
12
Degrade by mda
Lo-Fi
13
14
Leveling Tool by AdHd Audio Tools
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
15
mvMeter2 by TBProAudio
Meter
16
17
18
GTune by GVST
Tuner
19
20
SHB-1 by Ignite Amps
Bass Amp
21
NRR-1 by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
22
TPA-1 by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
23
Youlean Loudness Meter by Youlean
Loudness Analyzer
24
Vinyl by iZotope, Inc.
Lo-Fi
25
SPAN by Voxengo
Analyser / Monitor
26
Sound Recovery by Bitsonic
Audio Restoration
29
GSnap by GVST
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
30
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
31
TSB-1 Tyrant Screamer by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
32
MGF Timewarp by MGF Audio
Vibrato
33
Lagrange by Ursa DSP
Delay
34
TDR Nova by Tokyo Dawn Labs
Dynamic Equalizer
35
MAutoPitch by MeldaProduction
Pitch Correction
36
Roth-AIR by Rothmann
Multi-Band Processor
37
CTuner by C-Plugs
Tuner
38
39
ADT by vacuumsound
Artificial Double Tracking
40
TDR Kotelnikov by Tokyo Dawn Labs
Mastering Buss Compressor
41
Waves by BlueLab | Audio Plugins
Visualization
42
OTT by Xfer Records
Compressor
43
Molot by vladg/sound
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
44
45
LFX-1310 by Luxonix
Multi Effect
46
Stereo Tool V3 by FLUX::
Imaging
47
Bitter Sweet V3 by FLUX::
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
48
ToneLib GFX by Tonelib
Complete guitar studio in your computer
49
ValhallaFreqEcho by Valhalla DSP
Delay / Echo

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Commercial Hosts

1
FL Studio by Image Line
Virtual Studio
2
3
jBridge by J's stuff
Format Adapter
4
ACID Pro 8 by MAGIX
Sequencer / Multitrack
5
Bitwig Studio by Bitwig
Sequencer / Multitrack
6
DirectWave by Image Line
Sampler/Sample Player
7
vArranger by vArranger
Arranger
9
REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack
10
Logic Pro by Apple
Sequencer / Multitrack
11
Reason by Propellerhead Software
Virtual Studio
12
RapidComposer by MusicDevelopments
Music Prototyping
13
Waveform 10 by Tracktion Software
Sequencer / Multitrack
14
Live by Ableton
Sequencer / Multitrack
15
Cubase by Steinberg
Sequencer / Multitrack
16
Camelot Pro by Audio Modeling
Live Performance Host
17
energyXT by XT Software
Virtual Studio
18
ReValver by Peavey
Amp Modeling
19
Studio One by PreSonus
Sequencer / Multitrack
20
Audition by Adobe
Audio Editor
22
Bidule by Plogue
Modular Environment
23
24
Bliss by discoDSP
Sampler
25
Forte by Brainspawn
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
26
Wusik Station V9 by Wusik
Workstation
27
Bridgewize by DDMF
32-bit to 64-bit Adapter
28
32 Lives by Sound Radix
32-bit to 64-bit Adapter
29
NanoStudio 2 by Blip Interactive
Music Studio for iPad
32
SAWStudio by RML Labs
Sequencer / Multitrack
33
Chainer by Xlutop
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
34
Wusik X42 by Wusik
VST Host
35
MIDI Madness by Midi Madness Software
Algorithmic Melody Generator
36
Blue Cat's Axiom by Blue Cat Audio
Guitar Amp Sim and FX Modeling
37
Live-Styler by Norbert Stellberg
Automatic Accompaniment
38
39
Wusik EVE V5 by Wusik
Rompler
40
41
ToneLib Jam by Tonelib
Jam and practice software for guitar players
42
HitFactor by BelaDaddy Software
Music Composition
43
Metaplugin by DDMF
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
44
Independence by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
45
Synfire by Cognitone
Computer Aided Composition
46
47
AudioFinder by Iced Audio
Sample Manager
48
MUX Modular Plug-In by MUTOOLS
Modular Synth And Effect
49
MainStage by Apple
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
50
RX by iZotope, Inc.
Noise Removal / Restoration

Free Hosts

1
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
3
SAVIHost by Hermann Seib
Plug-in To Standalone
4
VSTHost by Hermann Seib
Test Host
5
MuLab by MUTOOLS
Sequencer / Multitrack
6
Soundfont MIDI Player by Falcosoft
VST Host Audio Player Audio Recorder
7
8
Automap by Novation
Utility
9
Audacity by Audacity Team
Audio Editor
10
StudioRack Plugin Chainer by Waves
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
11
Helio Workstation by Peter Rudenko
MIDI Editor / Pattern Sequencer
12
LiveProfessor by audiostrom
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
13
15
vPlayer 2 by Digital Brain Instruments
VST/AU Instrument Host
16
17
MultiFXVST by CTAF
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
18
Zen by BigTick
Preset Browser / Manager
19
Contra (FREE) by Audio Vitamins
Mixing Utility
20
Cantabile by Topten Software
Live Performance Host
21
VSTLord by Arne Scheffler
Test Host
22
23
Pedalboard 2 by Niall Moody
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
24
Auditor by Transonic
VST Host
25
VST Shell by Wild Front Ear
Simple VST Host
26
27
VST Oversampler by ArkeCode
Oversampler
28
AirRack by Maizesoft
Virtual Studio
29
Podium Free by Zynewave
Sequencer / Multitrack
30
VstBoard by CtrlBrk
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
31
Acoustica by Acon Digital
Audio Editor
32
Kristal Audio Engine by Kreatives.org
Sequencer / Multitrack
33
Ardour by Ardour
Sequencer / Multitrack
34
AULab by Apple
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
35
MultitrackStudio by Bremmers Audio Design
Sequencer / Multitrack
36
Skale Tracker by Skale
Tracker
37
FFX-4 by VB Audio
VST-DX Wrapper
38
Buzz by Jeskola
VST-Buzz Adapter
39
Giada by Monocasual Laboratories
Loop/Drum Machine
40
Temper by Angry Red Planet
Sequencer / Multitrack
42
Smidy free! by Frank Rittberger
MIDI Sequencer
43
VSTStuff by BelaDaddy Software
VST Host Audio Player Audio Recorder
44
Psycle by Psycle
Tracker
45
Anvil Studio by Willow Software
Simple VST Host
46
GarageBand by Apple
Sequencer / Multitrack
47
inTone 2 by Audified
Effect Rack
48
ocenaudio by ocenaudio
Audio Editor
49
50
Analog Box by Andyware
Modular Environment

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