Best Free VST Plugins | MAY 2021 Updates
Best Free VST Plugins | MAY 2021 Updates
Free Plugins
 May 16 2021    18:28 PM
 
 

In May 2021, we've compiled a list of the best Free VST Plugins. You may find it quite interesting and want to introduce it to your next track. Watch the demo video before downloading. Act fast because some of the offers are only available for a short period.

 

FREE OZONE ELEMENTS AND HYBRID KEYS


Native Instruments has joined forces with iZotope. As a part of the celebration, they are providing iZotope Ozone Elements and Native Instruments HYBRID KEYS free for a limited time!

Plus get a $25 voucher for both online shops.

 

1. HYBRID KEYS by Native-Instruments

 

HYBRID KEYS blends sampled pianos, synthesizers, mallets, and more, adding creative effects to produce completely new sounds. 

 

 

Spark inspiration with extensive presets, then have fun building your own hybrid instrument by blending sounds and adjusting unique controls – dial in some dirt, add reverb, or go lo-fi with tape warble and noise. By generating unconventional textures, you’ll find new, creative ways to integrate keyboard parts into your mix.

 

 

Product type:    KOMPLETE Instrument (included with the full version of KONTAKT 6)
For use with:    The latest version of the free KONTAKT PLAYER. 
Number of Sounds:    76
Number of Presets:    100
Preset Categories:    Acoustics, Electrics, Harpsichords, Mallets, Organs, Synthy
Download size:    3.7 GB
System requirements:    Free KONTAKT PLAYER or KONTAKT (Version 6.1 or higher)

 

 

2. Ozone Elements by iZotope

 

Ozone Elements delivers essential mastering tools in one affordable package. Balance your audio in stereo with an improved Imager, featuring a new “Stereoize” mode that can bring transparent width and depth to narrow mixes.

 

Quickly create a custom preset with Master Assistant, which listens to your audio and makes suggestions for loudness and tone. Work faster with improved plug-in performance, smoother metering, and resizable windows that let you see more of your sound without taking up your CPU. 

 

System Requirements

Operating Systems:

  • Mac: OS X 10.11 El Capitain – macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • PC: Win 7 64-bit (Latest Service Packs) – Win 10

Plugin Formats:

  • AAX, VST 2, VST 3, AU, NKS (All formats are 64-bit only)

Supported Hosts:

  • Logic Pro X, Ableton Live 9–10, Pro Tools 12.8-2019, FL Studio 20, Cubase 9–10, Nuendo 10, Wavelab 9, Sound Forge Pro 13, Sound Forge Mac 3, Studio One 4, REAPER 5, Reason 10, Audition CC 2019, Premiere Pro CC 2019, MASCHINE 2, Komplete Kontrol, Bitwig Studio 3, Final Cut Pro X.

 

 

3. Filterstep Filter by Audiomodern

 

 

Filterstep is a modern motion filter plugin that provides a great deal of potential for all kinds of intricate rhythmic movement.

 

It can give you incredibly complex and nuanced results based on various filter effect settings, and almost infinite possibilities for sonic exploration and movement randomization.

 

 

System Requirements

  • Mac OS X 10.12 or higher
  • Windows 7 or higher
  • At least 50 MB of free drive space
  • VST/VST3/AU/AAX/Standalone
  • 64 & 32-bit compatible

 

 

4. Action Tremolo

Action Tremolo is an advanced pan and volume modulation unit with an analog saturation engine. Easy to use, simple and highly customizable UI controls make it a total voodoo.

 

 

PLENTY OF USES: Stereo Enhancement, Fade In / Out, Looped innovative effects, Distorted Textures, Rare sound effects, Side Chain and much more possibilities are available on Action Tremolo. With unique advanced modulation options and analog character, Action Tremolo is a multi-purpose beast!

 

 

Requirements:

- macOS 10.9.5 Mavericks or above | VST, AU, AAX plug-in formats

- Windows 7 64-bit or above | VST, AAX plug-in formats

- 4 GB RAM / 2 GB free space on the system drive

- Min. 1024x768 Screen Resolution

 

 

5. Sweetcase - ELECTRIC PIANO

Sweetcase is a virtual instrument plug-in that takes your electric piano parts very easy level and realistic right in your computer, with the warm, professional vintage sound quality!

 

 

It is warm, realistic and extremely customizable professional vintage electric piano sound with nice special 3D GUI. It has Sustain Level & Hold Time Envelope controls Algorithmic Reverb, Phase Modulation, Sleek Parametric Eq.

 

 

Requirements:

- macOS 10.9.5 Mavericks or above | VST, AU, AAX plug-in formats

- Windows 7 64-bit or above | VST, AAX plug-in formats

- 4 GB RAM / 2 GB free space on the system drive

- Min. 1024x768 Screen Resolution

 

 

6. Fresh Air by Slate Digital

 

Fresh Air is a dynamic high-frequency processor that breathes new life into your mix with just two knobs. Based on vintage exciter circuits and advanced dynamics processing, Fresh Air lets you add just the right amount of brilliance & shine to your mix in a simple interface you can start using right away. 

 

 

For a limited time, we’re giving Fresh Air away FOR FREE! Create a free account on Slate Digital and you’ll be making incredible mixes with Fresh Air in seconds.

 

 

7. Odin 2 by The Wave Warden

 

With a deep synthesis engine, endless modulation capabilities, Odin 2 is one of the favorites free synths of many electronic producers. It provides a variety of sounds that suits to prepare background score, Dubstep and many more.

 

 

The sound of this 24-voice polyphonic beast will take you from your studio right to Valhalla. Earth-shattering basses, exquisite leads or mad FX, Odin's got them all! Use the classic sound of analog waveforms - or draw your own. High-quality emulations of legendary analog filters like the Moog-ladder or the Korg-35 further shape your signal. Round your sound off with four onboard FX, or get crazy with modulation. There's much to discover in Odin 2.

 

 

It covers about every type of synthesis out there:

 

  • Three Osc Slots: Choose from eleven different modules
  • Draw Oscillator Waves / Spectra
  • Three Filter Slots: High-quality analog filter emulations (Ladder, KRG-35, SEM and more).
  • FX Included: Delay, Phaser, Flanger, Chorus and Distortion.
  • Flexible Routing
  • Four ADSRs and LFOs
  • XY-Pad
  • Big Modulation Matrix
  • Arpeggiator
  • Preset Library

 

 

8. L12X Solid State Amplifier by Audiority

 

L12X is an analogue simulation inspired by the Marshall® Lead 12™ solid state amplifier of the late ‘80s. The original head was an op-amp based amplifier: instead of using tubes or transistors, the op-amp is able to provide a huge amount of gain with very little or no distortion. However, when the amplified signal reaches the voltage applied to power the op-amp, it gets clipped. 

 

 

System Requirements

Mac - OSX 10.8 or later | Windows - Windows 7 64-bit or later

  • 64-bit only
  • Intel i5 or higher
  • 2GB RAM
  • Screen resolution: 1024×768
  • VST2, VST3, AAX 64-bit host

 

 

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Special discounted deals

 

1. Vocal Finalizer

Original Price : $129.00  |  Offer Price : $29.90  | Save $99.00

 

Vocal Finalizer is designed for holding “Vintage & Modern Characters - Simplicity - Wide Usability Range – Time-Saving” properties together. All of the used pieces in this combination are carefully crafted to give everything you need to reach a final ready to mix vocal sound from a raw vocal track.

 

 

It contains different variations of the top 7 most popular vocal effects on a single unit with the right settings and right amounts.

 

It is QUICK, SIMPLE & ELIT

 

 

Requirements:

- macOS 10.9.5 Mavericks or above | VST, AU, AAX plug-in formats

- Windows 7 64-bit or above | VST, AAX plug-in formats

- 4 GB RAM / 2 GB free space on the system drive

 

Original Price : $129.00  |  Offer Price : $29.90  | Save $99.00

 

 

 

2. SpeakerSim

Original Price : $129.00  |  Offer Price : $29.90  | Save $99.00

 

SpeakerSim is a realistic emulation of different types of speakers with their own acoustics and environments. This processor can be used for these purposes: Checking your mix in different monitor systems, Music productions, TV or Movie audio post productions.

 

 

There are 18 speaker emulations

 

Three bullhorn / megaphone types, computer, cellphone, vintage phone, jukebox, answering machine, headphone, radio, car, toy, mini guitar cabinet, wireless walkie talkie, turn table and some room sounds are all in one plugin. 

 

 

Requirements:

- macOS 10.9.5 Mavericks or above | VST, AU, AAX plug-in formats

- Windows 7 64-bit or above | VST, AAX plug-in formats

- 4 GB RAM / 2 GB free space on the system drive

- Min. 1024x768 Screen Resolution

 

Original Price : $129.00  |  Offer Price : $29.90  | Save $99.00

 

 

3. Community Appreciation Bundle by iZotope

The Community Appreciation Bundle from iZotope offers you the chance to pick up an array of iZotope's top-selling music-making software for the special price of $49. With 11 plugins in total, the Community Appreciation Bundle features plugins to take you from production, all the way through to mastering with the Elements Suite, Trash2, Stutter Edit 2, Exponential Audio reverbs, and more. 

 

 

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Mac: OS X 10.11.6 (El Capitan) - macOS 10.15 (64-bit only)
  • Windows: Windows 7 (64-bit) (Latest Service Packs) - Windows 10 (64-bit only)

Plugin Formats

  • AU, AAX, VST2, VST3 (All formats are 64-bit only)

Supported Hosts:

  • Ableton Live 9—10, Cubase 9.5, Digital Performer 9, FL Studio 12, Logic Pro X, Nuendo 8, Pro Tools 10—12, Reaper 5, Reason 10, Studio One 3—4

 

11 iZotope Plugins for $49 (Original price: $1,292.00)

 

 

 

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Equalization of audio is one of the crucial parts of audio processing. EQ is the easiest way to shape the tracks in your audio mix so they fit together. Here we have listed FIVE Free EQ Plugins that you can download it at one place.

 

1. 4U+ Dynamic TiltEQ by HOFA-Plugins

 

HOFA 4U+ DynamicTiltEQ is the best freeware Tilt EQ. It can do everything the legendary analog models could. Use just one knob for the perfect balancing of low and high frequencies on the highest audio level.

 

 

System Requirements

 

  • HOFA Plugins work with Windows 7/8/10, Vista and WinXP, as well as Intel-Mac from OS X 10.6.

 

  • Audio Unit, VST, VST3, RTAS and AAX, 32 and 64 Bit.

 

  • HOFA Plugins are tested constantly on the following DAWs: Steinberg Cubase/Nuendo/Wavelab, MOTU Digital Performer, Ableton Live, Apple Logic, Magix Samplitude/Sequoia, Avid Pro Tools, Cakewalk Sonar, Presonus Studio One, Cockos Reaper, FL Studio

 

 

 

2. Blindfold EQ EQ by AudioThing

 

Blindfold EQ has 4 bands (LowShelf, LowMid, HighMid, HighShelf), but each knob is blind. There are no indicators or numbers to show frequency values, gain values or Q values. You have to use your ears.

 

 

System Requirements

 

Mac

  • OS X 10.7 – macOS 10.15
  • Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB RAM
  • VST2, VST3, AU, or AAX, 64-bit host

PC

  • Windows 7, 8, 10 (64 bit)
  • Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 4 GB RAM
  • VST2, VST3, or AAX, 64-bit host

 

 

 

3. Voxengo Marvel GEQ by Voxengo

 

Marvel GEQ is a linear-phase 16-band graphic equalizer AU and VST plugin with multi-channel operation support (supporting up to 8 input/output channels, audio host application-dependent).  Marvel GEQ offers extensive internal channel routing capabilities and supports mid/side channel processing.

 

 

System Requirements

This plug-in is compatible with Windows (32- and 64-bit Windows XP, Vista, 7 and later versions) and Mac OS X (10.5 and later versions, 32- and 64-bit, Intel processor-based) computers (2 GHz dual-core or faster processor with at least 1 GB of system RAM required).  A separate binary distribution file is available for each target computer platform for each audio plug-in specification.

 

 

 

4. Blue Cat's Triple EQ EQ by Blue Cat Audio

 

Blue Cat's Triple EQ is a 3 bands semi-parametric equalizer that can be controlled in real-time with MIDI or automation: it is capable of absolutely zipper-free clean and continuous time-varying equalization with no latency.

 

 

System Requirements

Mac OS

  • Intel processor
  • Mac OS 10.7 or newer (Catalina and Big Sur are both supported)
  • VST / VST3 / Audio Unit / AAX compatible DAW (32-bit or 64-bit)

Windows

  • Windows 7 / 8 / 10
  • VST / VST3 / AAX compatible DAW (32 or 64 bit)

 

 

 

5. SplineEQ FREE EQ by Photosounder

 

This free version only has up to 4 bands as opposed to up to 60 bands. Also, the free version cannot open or save presets.

 

 

System Requirements

Windows:

  • VST 2.4 (32/64bits)

Mac:

  • VST 2.4 (32/64bits)
  • Audio Unit
  • Important Note: macOS 10.15 Catalina and macOS 11 are NOT supported.

 

 
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