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The KVR Audio product database contains 23697 products: 5514 instruments; 7428 effects; 549 plug-in hosts; 9794 soundware; (some are both or all) (5415 are free!). 16733 run on Windows; 12452 on macOS; 556 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
Omnisphere 2 by Spectrasonics
Synthesizer
26
V-Station by Novation
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
27
Zebra by u-he
Synth (Modular)
28
Arcade by Output
Instruments
29
SoundToys 5 by Soundtoys
Multi-Effect Rack
30
Roland Cloud by Roland
Bundle
31
Play by EastWest
Sampler Engine
32
VProm by Aly James Lab
Drum Machine
33
SynthMaster 2 by KV331 Audio
Synth (Semi Modular)
34
FM8 by Native Instruments
Synth (FM)
35
Drum One by Sound Magic
Percussion
36
Obsession by Synapse Audio
Vintage Analogue Emulation
37
REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack
38
Cthulhu by Xfer Records
Chords
39
Absynth by Native Instruments
Synth (Semi Modular)
40
Falcon by UVI
Hybrid Instrument
41
Wavestation by Korg
Synth (Wavetable)
42
Efx Fragments by Arturia
Granular Effects
43
ANA 2 by Sonic Academy
Synth
44
Clarity Vx Pro by Waves
Noise Removal / Restoration
45
VirtualKeyboard by 4drX
Virtual Keyboard
46
Massive by Native Instruments
Synth (Hybrid)
47
midiChords by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Chorder
48
Velvet by AIR Music Technology
Electric Piano
49
Hive 2 by u-he
Lead Synth
50
soothe2 by oeksound
Resonance Removal

Free All Products

1
Synth1 by Daichi Laboratory (Ichiro Toda)
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
2
3
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
5
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
6
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
8
PTEq-X by Ignite Amps
Tube EQ
9
OTT by Xfer Records
Compressor
10
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
11
Sound Recovery by Bitsonic
Audio Restoration
13
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
14
Beat DRMR by Beat
Drum Sampler
15
Surge XT by Surge Synth Team
Synth (Hybrid)
16
Delay Lama by AudioNerdz
Singing Monk
17
STFU by ZEEK
VolumeShaper
18
19
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
20
QRange by lkjb
Linear Phase EQ
21
Vital by Matt Tytel
Wavetable Synth
22
Piano One by Sound Magic
Piano / Keys
23
FKFX Influx by FKFX
Sequenced Resonator Distortion
24
s(M)exoscope by Smart Electronix
Analyser / Monitor
25
26
27
More by Mod Sound
Distortion
28
Deelay by Sixth Sample
Delay / Reverb
29
DReverb by Stone Voices
Reverb
30
TDR Nova by Tokyo Dawn Labs
Dynamic Equalizer
31
SA60 SPECTRUM ANALYSER by Red Rock Sound
Spectrum Analyzer
33
GR-8 by Phuturetone
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
34
NRR-1 by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
35
36
Tyrell Nexus 6 by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
37
ProF.E.T. by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
38
39
40
Crystal by Green Oak
Semi-Modular Synth
41
T-De-Esser by Techivation
De-esser
44
Pedalboard 2 by Niall Moody
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
45
GTune by GVST
Tuner
46
Lagrange by UrsaDSP
Delay
47
Helm by Matt Tytel
Synth (Subtractive)
48
midiChordAnalyzer by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Utility / Monitor
49
Iota Mini by AngelicVibes
ROMpler
50

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Commercial Instruments

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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
VProm by Aly James Lab
Drum Machine
22
SynthMaster 2 by KV331 Audio
Synth (Semi Modular)
23
FM8 by Native Instruments
Synth (FM)
24
Drum One by Sound Magic
Percussion
25
Obsession by Synapse Audio
Vintage Analogue Emulation
26
Cthulhu by Xfer Records
Chords
27
Absynth by Native Instruments
Synth (Semi Modular)
28
Falcon by UVI
Hybrid Instrument
29
Wavestation by Korg
Synth (Wavetable)
30
ANA 2 by Sonic Academy
Synth
31
VirtualKeyboard by 4drX
Virtual Keyboard
32
Massive by Native Instruments
Synth (Hybrid)
33
midiChords by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Chorder
34
Velvet by AIR Music Technology
Electric Piano
35
Hive 2 by u-he
Lead Synth
37
Respiro by Imoxplus
Wind Synth
38
Bass Station by Novation
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
39
RealGuitar by MusicLab
Guitar
40
Phase Plant by Kilohearts
Synth (Hybrid)
41
Metaplugin by DDMF
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
42
Battery by Native Instruments
Drum Sampler
43
Repro by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
44
TAL-U-NO-LX by TAL Software
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
45
Reason by Reason Studios
Virtual Studio
46
TugMidiSeq by 2Rule
MIDI Chords effect
47
Discovery Pro by discoDSP
Synthesizer
48
Heat Up 3 by Initial Audio
Synth / Sampler
49
HYPE by AIR Music Technology
Hybrid Synthesizer
50
Pigments by Arturia
Synth

Free Instruments

1
Synth1 by Daichi Laboratory (Ichiro Toda)
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
3
Keyzone Classic by Bitsonic
Sample Based Instrument
5
pg-8x by ML-VST
Synthesizer
7
Beat DRMR by Beat
Drum Sampler
8
Surge XT by Surge Synth Team
Synth (Hybrid)
9
Delay Lama by AudioNerdz
Singing Monk
10
Vital by Matt Tytel
Wavetable Synth
11
Piano One by Sound Magic
Piano / Keys
12
13
GR-8 by Phuturetone
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
14
Tyrell Nexus 6 by u-he
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
15
16
17
Crystal by Green Oak
Semi-Modular Synth
19
Helm by Matt Tytel
Synth (Subtractive)
20
midiChordAnalyzer by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Utility / Monitor
21
Iota Mini by AngelicVibes
ROMpler
22
Zebralette by u-he
Synth (Modular)
23
Atmos 2 by Electronik Sound Lab
Piano / Keys
24
25
Emvoice One by Emvoice
Vocal
26
Cloudrum by Ample Sound
Steel Tongue Drum
27
Model-E by Steinberg
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
28
Engine by Best Service
Sampler / WorkStation
29
NoisePalette by SirenFX
Noise Generator
30
VOPM by Sam
Synth (FM)
31
Trickster by Beat
Sample Based Instrument
33
VB-1 by Steinberg
Bass Guitar
34
35
Sitala by Decomposer
Drum Sampler
36
37
38
39
sforzando by Plogue
SFZ Player
40
UVI Workstation by UVI
Sound Module
41
Tunefish 4 by Brain Control
Additive- / Wavetable synth
42
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
43
TAL-NoiseMaker by TAL Software
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
45
Mel-Lofi by audiolatry
Mellotron
48
Spicy Guitar by Keolab
Guitar

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Commercial Effects

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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
Efx Fragments by Arturia
Granular Effects
11
Clarity Vx Pro by Waves
Noise Removal / Restoration
12
VirtualKeyboard by 4drX
Virtual Keyboard
13
midiChords by Insert Piz Here
MIDI Chorder
14
soothe2 by oeksound
Resonance Removal
15
Vocal Bender by Waves
Voice Manipulation
16
Analog Creator Collection by WAVDSP
Analog Summing
17
18
Metaplugin by DDMF
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
19
20
Oszillos-Mega-Scope by [BEN/SCHULZ]
Analyser / Monitor
21
Reason by Reason Studios
Virtual Studio
22
TugMidiSeq by 2Rule
MIDI Chords effect
23
25
Glitch by Illformed
FSU
26
T-Compressor by Techivation
Serial Dynamic Processor - Audio Compressor
28
29
Fresh Air by Slate Digital
Dynamic High Frequency Processor
30
31
33
AutoGain by BlueLab | Audio Plugins
Auto Gain Normalizer
37
ToneLib GFX by Tonelib
Guitar Amp and FX Modeling
38
TB Equalizer v4 by ToneBoosters
Dynamic Equalizer
39
DSEQ3 by TBProAudio
Dynamic Spectral Equlaizer
40
KClip by Kazrog
Clipper
41
Zebrify by u-he
Modular FX
43
Digitalis by Aberrant DSP
Multi Effect
44
ShaperBox by Cableguys
Multi Effect
45
STL Ignite - AmpHub by STL Tones
Amp Simulator
46
47
TB Morphit v1 by ToneBoosters
Headphone Calibrator / Simulator
48
49
SP950 by waveTracing
Lo-Fi
50
Echobis by NUSofting
Audio Effect

Free Effects

1
2
Luftikus by lkjb
EQ
3
NadIR by Ignite Amps
Convolver
4
PTEq-X by Ignite Amps
Tube EQ
5
OTT by Xfer Records
Compressor
6
Sound Recovery by Bitsonic
Audio Restoration
7
Emissary by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
8
STFU by ZEEK
VolumeShaper
9
10
LoudMax by Thomas Mundt
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
11
QRange by lkjb
Linear Phase EQ
12
FKFX Influx by FKFX
Sequenced Resonator Distortion
13
s(M)exoscope by Smart Electronix
Analyser / Monitor
14
15
More by Mod Sound
Distortion
16
Deelay by Sixth Sample
Delay / Reverb
17
DReverb by Stone Voices
Reverb
18
TDR Nova by Tokyo Dawn Labs
Dynamic Equalizer
19
SA60 SPECTRUM ANALYSER by Red Rock Sound
Spectrum Analyzer
21
NRR-1 by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
22
23
ProF.E.T. by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
24
T-De-Esser by Techivation
De-esser
25
GTune by GVST
Tuner
26
Lagrange by UrsaDSP
Delay
27
28
Limiter No6 by vladg/sound
Mastering Limiter
29
BYOD by Chowdhury DSP
Distortion
30
Wider by Polyverse Music
Stereo Expander
31
GClip by GVST
Lo-Fi
32
SHB-1 by Ignite Amps
Bass Amp
33
GSnap by GVST
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
35
36
37
38
Transcr by Algoriffix
Transcription
39
Vinyl by iZotope
Lo-Fi
40
SPAN by Voxengo
Analyser / Monitor
41
42
43
TSB-1 Tyrant Screamer by Ignite Amps
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
44
FuzzPlus3 by Audio Damage
Distortion / Overdrive / Amp
45
TPA-1 by Ignite Amps
Amp Simulator
46
Leveling Tool by AdHd Audio Tools
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
47
ADT by vacuumsound
Artificial Double Tracking
48
ReFine by lkjb
Mastering
49
Youlean Loudness Meter by Youlean
Loudness Analyzer
50
Mobius by Circular Labs
Looper

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Commercial Hosts

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REAPER by Cockos
Sequencer / Multitrack
3
Metaplugin by DDMF
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
4
Bitwig Studio by Bitwig
Sequencer / Multitrack
5
Reason by Reason Studios
Virtual Studio
6
FL Studio by Image Line
Virtual Studio
7
Live by Ableton
Sequencer / Multitrack
8
Renoise by Renoise
Tracker
9
Logic Pro by Apple
Sequencer / Multitrack
10
RapidComposer by MusicDevelopments
Music Prototyping
11
Cubase Pro by Steinberg
Sequencer / Multitrack
12
zenAud.io ALK2 by zenAud.io
Live Looper
13
energyXT by XT Software
Virtual Studio
15
Wusik Station V9 by Wusik
Workstation
16
PatchWork by Blue Cat Audio
Effect Rack
17
deCoda by zplane
Transcription
20
22
Bidule by Plogue
Modular Environment
23
Bridgewize by DDMF
32-bit to 64-bit Adapter
24
Superplugin by DDMF
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
25
SigMod by NUGEN Audio
Signal Processor
27
Bliss by discoDSP
Sampler
28
inTone 2 by Audified
Effect Rack
29
Mixbus32C by Harrison
Sequencer / Multitrack
31
MUX Modular Plug-In by MUTOOLS
Modular Synth And Effect
32
Studio One Professional by PreSonus
Sequencer / Multitrack
33
34
Plugindoctor by DDMF
Plugin Analyser
35
Independence by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
36
Decibel by pureMix
Meter metering metering suite
37
Samplism by Audio Helper Project
Sample Browser
39
40
41
Gig Performer 4.5 by Deskew Technologies
Live Performance Plugin Host
43
Gig Performer 3 by Deskew Technologies
Live Performance Plugin Host
44
AudioFinder by Iced Audio
Sample Manager
45
MIDI Lab by Soundigy
MIDI Processing Host Plugin
46
Freestyle Suite by New Sonic Arts
VST Host Sampler
47
Magma by Nomad Factory
Effects Suite
48
49
50
AGENT by Nyrv Systems
Plug-in Chainer / Rack

Free Hosts

1
Pedalboard 2 by Niall Moody
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
3
Independence Free by MAGIX
Sampler/Sample Player
4
Giada by Monocasual Laboratories
Loop/Drum Machine
5
AudioGridder by Andreas Pohl
DSP Server
7
MuLab by MUTOOLS
Sequencer / Multitrack
8
MPC Beats by AKAI
MPC
9
StudioRack Plugin Chainer by Waves
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
10
Helio Workstation by Peter Rudenko
MIDI Editor / Pattern Sequencer
12
MultitrackStudio by Bremmers Audio Design
Sequencer / Multitrack
13
Audacity by Audacity Team
Audio Editor
14
LiveProfessor by audiostrom
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
15
AMR ReValver by Audio Media Research
Guitar Amp and FX Modeling
16
vPlayer 3 by Digital Brain Instruments
VST/AU Instrument Host
17
Zen by BigTick
Preset Browser / Manager
18
Automap by Novation
Utility
19
Ardour by Ardour
Sequencer / Multitrack
20
VSTForx by samba_godschynski
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
21
GarageBand by Apple
Sequencer / Multitrack
22
23
VSTLord by Arne Scheffler
Test Host
24
Contra (FREE) by Audio Vitamins
Mixing Utility
25
26
ocenaudio by ocenaudio
Audio Editor
27
Hosting AU by Ju-X
DAW
28
ossia score by ossia.io
Intermedia sequencer
29
30
31
Keppy's MIDI Converter by KaleidonKep99
MIDI Conversion Tool
32
Sequel by Steinberg
Sequencer / Multitrack
33
VST Shell by Wild Front Ear
Simple VST Host
34
OwlPlug by OwlPlug
File Manager
35
AudioXplorer by Arizona Software
Analyser / Monitor
36
Ohm Studio by Ohm Force
Sequencer / Multitrack
37
AULab by Apple
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
38
RiffWorks by Sonoma Wire Works
Guitar Studio
40
Gadwin Rockmer by Gadwin
Plugin Host
43
Live Performer by Solaria SRL
Live Performance Host
44
Fmod Ex by Firelight Technologies
Multi-platform C++ Library
46
HostX by MTSoftware
Sequencer / Multitrack
47
VEB RUNGsn by samba_godschynski
Plug-in Chainer / Rack
48
PRACQ by pracq.com
Step Sequencer
49
50
Open Sound World by Amar / Open Sound World
Modular Environment

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