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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).

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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
21
Multimeter by Klangfreund
Loudness Meter
22
AcidBox by Audioblast
Synth (Subtractive)
23
Aurora FM by Audio Nebula
FM Synthesizer
24
AF2-10 by OverTone DSP
Equalizer
27
ToneLib Zoom by Tonelib
Editor for Zoom Pedals
28
Organteq by Modartt
Pipe Organ
29
Sigma by Audio Assault
Guitar Amp Emulation
30
Maximal 2 by Venomode
Loudness Maximizer
31
Vertigo by discoDSP
Synth (Additive)
32
TAL-Mod by TAL Software
Synth (Modular)
33
MentalV by KINDZAudio
Granular
35
36
ToneLib Jam by Tonelib
Jam and practice software for guitar players
37
VidPlayVST by VidPlayVST.com
Video Player
38
Radium by Radium Audio
Music Composing
39
OPL by discoDSP
FM Synthesizer
40
41
Granulizer 2 by Inertia Sound Systems
Synth (Granular)
42
43
MidiYodi by CANATO
MIDI Editor
44
VBAN Receptor by VB Audio
Stream Player
45
TAL-Dub-X by TAL Software
Delay / Echo
46
1bitdragon by 1BITDRAGON
Sequencer
47
AVA Vocal Flow by Harrison
Channel Strip
48
Lowtility 2 by Venomode
Utility
50
Mixbus by Harrison
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
21
22
23
AudioGridder by Andreas Pohl
DSP Server
24
Sitala by Decomposer
Drum Sampler
25
ChowCentaur by Chowdhury DSP
Distortion
26
Easy Convolver by GSi
Convolution Engine
27
Tunefish 4 by Brain Control
Additive- / Wavetable synth
28
TAL-NoiseMaker by TAL Software
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
29
Denoiser by Bertom
Noise Reduction
30
Flying-delay by SuperflyDSP
Delay / Echo
31
33
Audacity by Audacity Team
Audio Editor
34
Protoverb by u-he
Reverb
35
LameVST by R-Tur
Mastering
37
Kn0ck0ut by St3pan0va
Spectral Processor
39
TAL-Chorus-LX by TAL Software
Modulation (Flanger / Phaser / Chorus / Tremolo)
40
VST Speek by Wavosaur
Speech Synthesiser
42
Oxe FM Synth by Oxe Software
Synth (FM)
44
Digits by Extent of the Jam
Phase Distortion
46
Speedrum lite by Apisonic Labs
Drum Sampler
47
48
Convergence (Free) by Cut Through Recordings
Multiband Compressor
49
50
Helio Workstation by Peter Rudenko
MIDI Editor / Pattern Sequencer

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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)
21
22
VidPlayVST by VidPlayVST.com
Video Player
23
Radium by Radium Audio
Music Composing
24
OPL by discoDSP
FM Synthesizer
25
26
Granulizer 2 by Inertia Sound Systems
Synth (Granular)
27
1bitdragon by 1BITDRAGON
Sequencer
29
Liquid Notes by Re-Compose
Harmony Generator
30
Pianoteq Standard 7 by Modartt
Physical Modeled Piano
31
Pianoteq Stage 7 by Modartt
Physical Modeled Piano
32
monstrumfeld by Monstrum Media
MIDI Editor
33
34
String by Loomer
String Synth
35
DIN Is Noise by Jagernot
Drone Synthesis
36
Aspect by Loomer
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
37
Hora Sequencers by Hora Music
Drum Sequencer
38
MOD Duo by MOD Devices
Hardware Plugin Host
39
cadmium by LHI Audio
Synth (Hybrid)
40
Symmetry by Stoev Lab
Quantizer
41
monstrumWaveXT by Monstrum Media
Synth Editor
43
monstrumRocket by Monstrum Media
Synth Editor
45
Hora VCO-VCF-VCA by Hora Music
Synth (Modular)
46
monstrumWave1 by Monstrum Media
Synth Editor
49
Interference by Stoev Lab
Sequencer

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)
22
Digits by Extent of the Jam
Phase Distortion
23
Speedrum lite by Apisonic Labs
Drum Sampler
24
hypercyclic by mucoder
MIDI FX / Utility
25
tonespace by mucoder
MIDI FX / Utility
26
Cumulus by Loomer
Synth (Granular)
27
Rack by VCV
Synth
28
LinuxSampler by The LinuxSampler Project
Sampler/Sample Player
29
Foo-YC20 by Foo
Organ
31
amsynth by nickdowell
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
33
Tunefish 3 by Brain Control
Synth (Analogue / Subtractive)
34
CollidingCombSynth by Uhhyou
Synthesizer
35
Musescore by Musescore
Music Notation Software
36
LightPadSynth by Uhhyou
Synthesizer
37
synthv1 by rncbc
Jack
38
FTM String by LMS
Strings / Orchestral
39
WaveCymbal by Uhhyou
Synthesizer
40
Sonus Modular by Sonus Dept.
Modular Synth And Effect
41
CubicPadSynth by Uhhyou
Synthesizer
42
Andes by artfwo
Synth
43
drumkv1 by rncbc
Jack
44
Mothman Z3000 by Demonic Sweaters
Synth (Phase Distortion)
45
Hexter by Sean Bolton
Synth (FM)
47
EnvelopedSine by Uhhyou
Synthesizer
48
samplv1 by rncbc
Jack
49
padthv1 by rncbc
Jack
50
FDNCymbal by Uhhyou
Synthesizer

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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
22
Shift by Loomer
Pitch Shifter / Time Stretch
23
24
Alt-tuner by TallKite Software
Microtonal MIDI Effect
25
AVA Mastering EQ by Harrison
Mastering Equalizer
26
AVA Bass Flow by Harrison
Channel Strip
27
28
String by Loomer
String Synth
29
Filtryg by Media Overkill
Effect Plugin
30
Sequent by Loomer
Multi FX
31
32
AVA Spectral Compressor by Harrison
Multi Band Compressor
33
AVA LegacyQ by Harrison
Parametric Equalizer
36
GVerb+ by Harrison
Reverb
37
Complexer 2 by Venomode
Compressor
38
39
Manifold by Loomer
Harmonizer
40
AVA Multiband Compressor by Harrison
Multi Band Compressor
42
PTC-2A by OverTone DSP
Pultec EQP-1A
45
MOD Duo by MOD Devices
Hardware Plugin Host
46
Resound by Loomer
Delay / Echo
47
DYN500 by OverTone DSP
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
48
Convergence by Cut Through Recordings
Multiband Compressor
49

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
21
Kn0ck0ut by St3pan0va
Spectral Processor
22
TAL-Chorus-LX by TAL Software
Modulation (Flanger / Phaser / Chorus / Tremolo)
25
26
Convergence (Free) by Cut Through Recordings
Multiband Compressor
27
28
29
ShoutVST by R-Tur
Streaming
30
Xhip Effects by aciddose
Effect Pack
31
GGate by GVST
Gate
32
Air Shelf by Bertom
Dynamic EQ
33
Scope by discoDSP
Oscilloscope
34
Graillon by Auburn Sounds
Pitch Correction / Auto-tuning
35
36
37
Couture by Auburn Sounds
Transient Design
39
K-Meter by mzuther
Analyser / Monitor
41
43
44
45
GComp by GVST
Dynamics (Compressor / Limiter)
46
Danaides by Inear Display
Sound Mangler
47
MVerb2020 by SocaLabs
Reverb
49
GGain by GVST
Utility

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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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